Dr. Nabil Rizk, MD

Dr. Nabil Rizk, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
52 y/o
(28)

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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

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

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

Dr. Rizk'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.

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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Hackensack Meridian Health 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

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rizk to family and friends
28 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

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 (13)

Dr. Rizk and his staff were phenomenal. They were professional and had the time to answer all questions and our concerns. They are very caring and compassionate during a very difficult time. I would highly recommend them to anyone!
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Our experience with Dr Rizk and his staff has been first rate. Very Professional and curtious.
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Staff is great and very professional
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Service was great!
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