Dr. Michael Del Rio, MD

Dr. Michael Del Rio, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  |  
Male  |  
62 y/o
(10)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Del Rio, MD is a cardiac surgery doctor who practices in Murrieta, CA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

Michael J del Rio-MD

25150 Hancock Ave Ste 200

Murrieta, CA 92562
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Vascular Disease
normal
more than 25% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 24% of peers
Lung Surgery
normal
more than 21% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Cornell Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of California School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • California Pacific Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Loma Linda University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Pediatric Ct Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Del Rio has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Del Rio does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Del Rio and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Riverside Community Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Del Rio is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Del Rio's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Del Rio to family and friends
4.3
based on 10 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Del Rio's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (4)

in Menifee CA |
He was AMAZING! Totally in command and in control of the situation. I am alive today because of this man. Don't expect a lot of hand holding and cuddles, just expect A GREAT surgeon.
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in Norco, CA |
Dr. Del Rio performed double bypass on my 67-year-old female heart in June, 2016. Dr. Del Rio is the most truly dedicated physician I have ever met. Doctor is direct and to-the-point, but his manner is nothing but caring and willingness to do whatever it takes to make his patients well. Dr. Del...more
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in Victorville, CA |
Dr. Del Rio delivered a high level of care to my mom during her stay at RCC. He is very matter of fact of what the situation is and what the solution is. She had a double bypass and aortic dissection repaired and his competence was a comfort to our family. He is not a sugar coat it type of surgeon,...more
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in Denver, CO |
it was very upsetting how a doctor of his profession acted towards us when my mom went in for open heart surgery, this was a very stressful procedure for my mom the dr. del rio attitude and arrogance i was shocked at the mistake he caused during surgery, he should of been more careful in placing...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Del Rio accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
    Whole HealthPrimeCare California HMO
    Whole HealthPrimeCare California OAMC
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Alliance Select

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Hospitals where Dr. Del Rio has admitting privileges

Riverside Community Hospital
4445 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92501
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Southwest Healthcare System - Rancho Springs Medical Center
25500 Medical Center Dr
Murrieta, CA 92562
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