Dr. Patricia Rizzo, MD

Dr. Patricia Rizzo, MD

Hematology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
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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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Dr. Rizzo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Breast Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rizzo treats Breast Diseases more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Rizzo treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Blood Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rizzo treats Blood Disorders more than 86% of her peers

Dr. Rizzo treats this condition more than 86% of her peers

Anemia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rizzo treats Anemia more than 76% of her peers

Dr. Rizzo treats this condition more than 76% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D - HUS)
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Pregnancy Related
  • D-Positive Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D + HUS)
  • Hemolytic Anemia, Acquired Autoimmune
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
  • Myelpathic Anemia
  • Neonatal Anemia
  • Nutritional Anemia
  • Nutritional Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-1
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-2
  • Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia With Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia, Pyridoxine-Responsive, Autosomal Recessive
  • Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

Dr. Rizzo's conditions and procedures:

Adrenal Gland Cancer
All Lymphoma
Anemia
Autoimmune Diseases
Bladder Cancer
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Brain Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Cancer
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colorectal Cancer
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Fallopian Tube Cancer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Hemophilia
Hemophilia A
Hypercoagulable State
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Kidney Cancer
Leukocytosis
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lymphocytosis
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
Meningiomas
Multiple Myeloma
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Neutropenia
Nodular Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Oral Cancer
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancytopenia
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Prostate Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Reticulosarcoma
Secondary Malignancies
Sickle Cell Disease
Skin Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach Diseases
Thrombocytosis
Thrombosis
Tongue Cancer
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Diseases
Vascular Disease
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

About Me

Biography

"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. Therea...

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Education

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

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Dr. Rizzo's Reviews

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4.4

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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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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
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