Dr. Nabil Rizk, MD

Dr. Nabil Rizk, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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52 y/o
(42)

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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

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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."

3  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

18  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

36  Procedures

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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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Dr. Rizk's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rizk

4.8

Based on 42 reviews

5 Stars
92.85714285714286%
(39)
4 Stars
2.380952380952381%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
4.761904761904762%
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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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FL – Sep 13, 2018
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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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Robert Mone in PARAMUS, NJ – Aug 09, 2018
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Dr Rizk is a consummate professional who totally relates to the patient and thoroughly explains the patient’s medical issue. He clearly presents alternatives and is very considerate of the patients personal concerns. His entire professional staff works in tandem to coordinate, explain and arrange...Read More
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Timothy Donovan in NJ – Aug 04, 2018
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Dr. Rizk is reputed to be one of the top lung cancer surgeons in the country and that reputation is well deserved. He performed a robotic computer-assisted segmentectomy to remove three segments of my upper left lung lobe due to a nodule buried deep inside. The surgery was very non-invasive. I...Read More
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Hackensack, NJ – Jul 21, 2018
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I was very pleased with all aspects of care. Everyone was friendly and helpful.
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Linda in NJ, NJ – Jul 18, 2018
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