Dr. John Rioux, MD

Dr. John Rioux, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Rioux, MD is a general surgery specialist in Port Charlotte, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in general surgery and surgery.

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Top Care Areas

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

Ventral Hernia
more than 5% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
more than 5% of peers
Anal Disorders
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Rioux's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

88  Conditions Treated

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31  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for 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.


  • St Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Tennessee
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Tennessee
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • American College Of Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rioux has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rioux's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rioux to family and friends
24 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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Dr. Rioux's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

I would highly recommend Dr. Rioux and his staff to family and friends
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He's a no nonsense doctor with a nice sense of humor.
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dr rioux was attentive, as was his staff in the office and at the surgery center...they are great to deal with and i would definitely recommend both the office and the surgery center...
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Dr. Rioux is very pleasant, knowledgeable, open and explains everything in detail about the surgery, and any complications that could occur. He continues these same qualities on all hospital and office visits. He fully explained all pathological results. I highly recommend his services and have...more
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Stay away from this guy. He is a smooth talker but a dangerous surgeon. He was asked to put in a central port for me so that I could received necessary IV medications. The port was infected and had to be removed by another surgeon. My breast has been destroyed because of his poor surgical skills...more
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