Dr. Nabil Rizk, MD

Dr. Nabil Rizk, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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52 y/o
(46)

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Dr. Nabil Rizk, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

Hackensack University Medical Group

20 Prospect Ave # 406

Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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. Rizk's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rizk performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rizk performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rizk treats Lung Cancer more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Rizk treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rizk performs Lung Surgery more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Rizk performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Rizk's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Benign Tumor
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagostomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Mass
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Nodule
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mediastinoscopy
Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Segmentectomy, Open
Sympathectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thymectomy
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Ultrasound, Endobronchial
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am a general thoracic surgeon who specializes in thoracic cancers, including lung, esophageal, pulmonary metastases, mediastinal tumors, and pleural mesothelioma. I have a special interest in minimally invasive surgery, both for esophageal and l...

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 2000
    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2000
  • 1999
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1993
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital
    1993
  • 1992
    Yale University Yale School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1992

Awards

Dr. Rizk's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rizk

4.8

Based on 46 reviews

5 Stars
93.47826086956522%
(43)
4 Stars
2.1739130434782608%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
4.3478260869565215%
(2)

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I am having a difficult time putting to words all that I would like to say about Dr. Rizk and his team. I have been an OR nurse for 43 years and therefore know many Surgeons and their practices. Dr. Rizk impressed me with his experience, knowledge and manner. I knew instantly that I had gone to...Read More
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Dr Rizk operated on my esophagus and removed the cancer. He was very up front about what was going on. He always reported resulted very quickly. His staff is very helpful and pleasant. Before by surgery he spent more the 45 minutes on the phone answering all my questions and reassure me. I would...Read More
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Iam very happy with the care I receive from Dr.Rizk. He put you at ease when explaining your condition and treatment that you require,he listen to you and is in no rush when you ask questions ,I recommend him,because he knows what he is doing,and is very compassionate.
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Dr Rizk is a excellent doctor he did surgery on me and removed over 99% of my cancerand maybe more.Nine days later we flew to our new home in FL.i now have to have radiation which I just set up.
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My experience with Dr. Rizk was excellent from my very first appointment. He is an excellent surgeon and always makes me feel very comfortable at each and every visit. He takes the time to explains things to me in very easy and uncomplicated way. I feel very confident with Dr. Rizk and his...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO

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