Dr. Elias Rizk, MD

Dr. Elias Rizk, MD

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Dr. Elias Rizk, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hershey, PA and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, pediatric neurosurgery, and more.

30 Hope Dr Ste 1200

Hershey, PA 17033

Contact Information

(800) 243-1455

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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Dr. Rizk's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rizk treats Hydrocephalus more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Rizk treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rizk treats Subdural Hemorrhage more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Rizk treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rizk treats Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Rizk treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Rizk's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Elias Rizk, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hershey, PA and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, pediatric neurosurgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • University Of Alabama Childrens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Pennsylvania State University / College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
  • 2012
    Penn State
    Residency Hospital
    2012

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Rizk's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rizk

4.9

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I was diagnosed with a brain tumor may 23 2017 on May 24 2017 he removed 95% of it on may 25 the 5% was completely gone. He explained everything very well so that my family and I could understand. I am greatly thankful for dr rizk considering the fact my tumor was the size of a softball it caused...Read More
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Dr Rizk is an excellent Dr I have been trying to get Doctors to listen to me for years that I was having shunt issues and no one wanted no part of it. Thanks to Rizk for revising my VP shunt. I highly recommend him to everyone. :)
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My 8 year old daughter was suddenly diagnosed with a brain tumor. Dr. Rizk met us at the Children's Hospital and was able to get 99.9% of the tumor out He was there EVERYDAY and made sure that we knew that he would also be placing the shunt that she ultimately needed. He was amazing and would...Read More
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We were very fortunate to have Dr. Rizk treat my husband when arriving in the ER at Penn State Med Center. He is a knowledgeable, compassionate and excellent neurosurgeon. We would recommend him highly. Michele and Mike Beres
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My husband has had excruciating back pain for many years, and only considered surgery as a last resort when he could hardly walk anymore. Dr. Rizk saw my husband quickly when we asked for an appointment, and was able to do surgery within a week. We are beyond thrilled to report that Dr. Rizk's...Read More
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Locations

Penn State Health Neurosurgery

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    • Mon: closed
    • Tue: closed
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: closed
    • Fri: closed
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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