Dr. Patricia Rizzo, MD

Dr. Patricia Rizzo, MD

Hematology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Patricia Rizzo, MD is a hematology specialist in Chevy Chase, MD and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Georgetown University in 1990 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.Read her story

5454 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1300

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Contact Information

(202) 243-0101

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Breast Diseases
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more than 92% of peers
more than 77% of peers
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Rizzo's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rizzo "Dr. Patricia Conrad Rizzo, M.D., earned her undergraduate degree in psychology and her graduate degree in medicine from Georgetown University. She completed her residency and medical oncology fellowship at Georgetown's Lombardi Cancer Center. Thereafter, Dr. Rizzo completed a hematology fellowship at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York in 1996. She is board-certified in medical oncology and hematology. Following her post-graduate training, Dr. Rizzo was a member of the clinical faculty at Lombardi Cancer Center for five years, specializing in breast and GI oncology. She also was the Medical Director of Ballston Infusion Services and worked with the Washington Home, a hospice in DC. Since 2001, Dr. Rizzo has been in private practice in Fairfax, VA, and more recently, at our Chevy Chase location. Medical Education:Georgetown University Residency:Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center Fellowship: Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center (medical oncology),Mount Sinai Hospital (hematology) Board Certifications: Medical Oncology, Hematology Languages Spoken:English "
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3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

55  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

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  • Georgetown University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Georgetown University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Georgetown University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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I strongly recommend Dr. Rizzo, board-certified in oncology & hematology & an excellent partner during treatment. Questions were carefully considered in a spirit of mutual respect & attention. Appointments began promptly; I never felt rushed. Telephone inquiries were handled expeditiously; a nurses...Read More
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She is very thorough in investigating the cause and effects of my medical condition by observing, asking questions and running tests to find the best solutions. She make sure I keep my appointments by calling me herself. She treat me like she is very very concern for my health and takes her time...Read More
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If it weren't for Dr. Rizzo, I'd never have known my breast cancer had returned and spread. She followed up on suspicious tumor markers that led to the realization that it had come back. She is really smart, up on all the latest research and clinical trials, and has a calm, reassuring demeanor....Read More
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I have never had a doctor like Dr Rizzo. I have spent the past 10 years chasing symptoms, until one of those symptoms brought me to Dr Rizzo. For the past two years she has been my medical quarterback. We have had some victories and some set backs but all the while she has been by my side. If you...Read More
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Dr RIzzo, explained things to me at my level, she showed care and compassion. Would recommend to any of my friends if they needed this type of physician
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