Dr. Karen Rizzo, MD

Dr. Karen Rizzo, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Female  |  
Age 59
(25)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Karen Rizzo, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Lancaster, PA and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

930 Red Rose Ct Ste 301

Lancaster, PA 17601

Contact Information

(717) 517-9083

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Loss of Smell and-or Taste
very high
more than 99% of peers
Postnasal Drip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Deviated Septum
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Villanova
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Episcopal
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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
3.2
based on 25 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Rizzo's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Lancaster, PA
Dr. Rizzo came highly recommended by many people. I finally decided to accept treatment for my facial pain coming from issues with my nose which were leading to headaches. She explained my problem and gave me the option of surgery . I hadn't wanted to do it but I trusted her and went for it. ...more
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We have been going to Dr Rizzo for years for my children's ear issues and I have recently seen her myself for a related issue. Dr Rizzo is very knowledgeable in her field and shows a great deal of concern for her patient's health and well-being.
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