Dr. Nabil Rizk, MD

Dr. Nabil Rizk, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  |  
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51 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Nabil Rizk, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Hackensack, NJ. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.

Hackensack University Medical Group

20 Prospect Ave # 406

Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Lung Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rizk "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 lung cancers. My clinical research interests include evaluating outcomes for the treatment of esophageal cancer as well as maintaining a database that tracks the outcomes of esophageal cancer patients treated at Memorial Hospital."
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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Benign Tumor
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thymomas
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • 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 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
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thymectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ultrasound, Endobronchial
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rizk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Hackensack University Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Coronary Bypass Surgery

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Dr. Rizk's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rizk to family and friends
4.5
based on 17 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Rizk's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Valhalla, NY |
Saved my life!
in Lyndhurst, NJ |
I had stage 3 cancer. Dr. Rizk saved my life. HE IS WONDERFUL!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rizk accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • 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
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Rizk has admitting privileges

Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Ave
Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Memorial Sloan - Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Ave
New York, NY 10065
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