Dr. Michael Del Rio, MD

Dr. Michael Del Rio, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o
(10)

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Dr. Michael Del Rio, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Riverside, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

Michael J del Rio-MD

3859 11th St

Riverside, CA 92501
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

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

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

Dr. Del Rio'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.

2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

25  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

22  Procedures

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

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Dr. Del Rio's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Del Rio to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have 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)

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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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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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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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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