Dr. John Risolo, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 53

Dr. Risolo
Accepting new patients

University of Rochester Medical Center

601 Elmwood Ave Rochester, NY 14642

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(585) 276-7874

Dr. John Risolo, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Rochester, NY and has over 27 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) medical school in 1994. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Highland Hospital and Strong Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Risolo to book an appointment.

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Dr. Risolo is affiliated with Highland Hospital Rochester, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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  • Practices at Highly Recommended Hospital
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Experience
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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Risolo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Risolo performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Risolo performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Lipomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Risolo treats Lipomas more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Risolo treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Risolo treats Inguinal Hernia more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Risolo treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Risolo's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia

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Dr. Risolo accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Independent Health
Encompass
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

Dr. Risolo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Risolo

4.5

Based on 10 ratings

5 Stars
80%
(8)
4 Stars
10%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
10%
(1)
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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (9)
  • Explained conditions well (9)
  • Office environment (9)
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (2)
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
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Dr. Risolo has performed four successful surgerys on me since 2016. My most recent 10/28/2020 he is caring, confident and doesn't take unnecessary risks. He and his staff communicate from start to finish you are never left wondering. I would recommend Dr. Risolo to my freinds family and children.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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I got gallbladder surgery he was very professional and took the time to explain things to my husband and I. I would highly recommend him.
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What could be improved
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Quality and compassionate general surgical care

Biography

Dr. John P. Risolo was born in Rochester, NY and is a graduate of The University of Rochester. He obtained his medical degree at SUNY Health Science Center...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1999
Lankenau Hospital
Residency Hospital
1995
Lankenau Hospital
Internship Hospital
1994
Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
Medical School
1990
University Of Rochester
Undergraduate School
,

Awards

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What are Dr. John Risolo, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Risolo frequently treats Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open, Lipomas, and Inguinal Hernia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Risolo treats.

Where is Dr. John Risolo, MD's office located?

Dr. Risolo's office is located at 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

University of Rochester Medical Center

Strong Memorial Hospital601 Elmwood Ave Rochester, NY 14642
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Risolo is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Highland Hospital

Rochester, NY

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Strong Memorial Hospital

Rochester, NY

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

United Memorial Medical Center

Batavia, NY

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Unity Hospital

Rochester, NY

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

6 Awards Received

Award Highlight: General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)