Dr. Michael Del Rio, MD

Dr. Michael Del Rio, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery | Male | 61 years old

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Dr. Del Rio specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery and practices in Murrieta, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Del Rio to family and friends
3.8
based on 6 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Del Rio
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (6)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Del Rio's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (2)
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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, however, we were looking for a successful outcome, not a case of superficial warm and fuzzies. Thank you Dr. Del Rio!!
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 the chest tube, but he wasn't and caused a puncture in my moms right ventrical causing my mom to loose alot of blood, which she never recovered from. his bed side manner was horrible with the family,
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Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • 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
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • 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.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Cornell Medical College

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of California School Of Medicine
  • Residency Hospital
    California Pacific Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Loma Linda University
    Pediatric Ct Surgery

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

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Dr. Del Rio's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Del Rio's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

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Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients