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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Top Care Areas

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Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
more than 96% of peers
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 93% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

61  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • 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 Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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24  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rizk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • French
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rizk's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rizk

4.9

Based on 13 reviews

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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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