Dr. Gerald Rizzo, MD
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Nephrology | Male

Nephrology Associates 1201 5th Ave N Ste 302 Saint Petersburg, FL 33705 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. Gerald Rizzo, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Saint Petersburg, FL. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 43 years. Dr. Rizzo is affiliated with Palms of Pasadena Hospital, Saint Anthony's Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital.

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Dr. Rizzo's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Nephrology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Dr. Rizzo has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement (6/20/2014)
    • Amount or Range: $500,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: PINELLAS COUNTY
    • State: Florida
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  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 1974

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of S Fl College Of Med

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Nephrology

Procedures Performed

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Biopsy
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis