Dr. Gerald Rizzo, MD

Dr. Gerald Rizzo, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gerald Rizzo, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Saint Petersburg, FL. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 43 years.

1201 5th Ave N Ste 302

Saint Petersburg, FL 33705

Contact Information

(727) 821-2388

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Rizzo performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
high
more than 89% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
high
more than 77% of peers
End-Stage Renal Disease
normal
more than 74% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
40

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's 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
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

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

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 6/20/2014
    Amount or Range: $500,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: PINELLAS COUNTY
    State: Florida
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University Of S Fl College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Rizzo has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Rizzo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rizzo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rizzo to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Rizzo's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rizzo accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    Select HMO
    Tampa Bay CoreNet
    Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Rizzo has admitting privileges

Bayfront Medical Center
701 6th St S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
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Palms of Pasadena Hospital
1501 Pasadena Ave S
South Pasadena, FL 33707
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Saint Anthony's Hospital
1200 7th Ave N
Saint Petersburg, FL 33705
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St. Joseph's Hospital
3001 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tampa, FL 33607
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