Dr. Richard S. Pergolizzi, MD

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Dr. Richard S. Pergolizzi, MD

Interventional Neuroradiology | Male

Healthqare Associates 3833 Fairfax Dr Ste 400, Arlington, VA 22203 Get Directions

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Dr. Pergolizzi has more than fourteen years of experience in dedicated full time neurointerventional surgery and interventional neuroradiology. His medical...Read more

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Specialties

  • Interventional Neuroradiology
  • Diagnostic Neuroradiology
  • Neuroradiology
  • Radiology

Board Certifications

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  • Diagnostic Radiology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Stroke
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Insufficiency

Procedures Performed

  • Acute Stroke Intervention
  • Aneurysm Embolization
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Biopsy
  • Brain Aneurysm Embolization
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Ultrasound
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebroplasty

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  • 2
    Malpractice Claims

    Dr. Pergolizzi has 2 malpractice claims

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    • Amount or Range: Above Average
    • Nature of Complaint: INCIDENT LOCATION: FAIRFAX VA /// PRACTITIONER COMMENTS: Intra-operative hemorrhage.The complication was a known risk of the procedure and no wrong doing found on my part. There was some delay to diagnosis of the hemorrhage and that was the main complaint in the case
    • State: Virginia
    • Settlement 
    • Amount or Range: Above Average
    • Nature of Complaint: INCIDENT LOCATION: FAIRFAX, VA /// PRACTITIONER COMMENTS: Intra-operative hemorrhage.The complication was a known risk of the procedure and no wrong doing found on my part. There was some delay to diagnosis of the hemorrhage and that was the main complaint in the case
    • State: Virginia
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Education

  • Medical School
    Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Cincinnati / Main Campus

    Completed in 1997

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Harvard Med School

    Completed in 2000

    SUNY Upstate Mediacl University

    Completed in 1998

Awards & Recognition

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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Interventional Neuroradiology
  • Board certified in Diagnostic Radiology
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Pergolizzi says...

Dr. Pergolizzi has more than fourteen years of experience in dedicated full time neurointerventional surgery and interventional neuroradiology. His medical education was completed at the Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine followed by a residency in diagnostic radiology at the University of Cincinnati University Hospital. He then spent three additional years in fellowship subspecialty training in diagnostic neuroradiology, interventional neuroradiology and neurointerventional surgery at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital, both primary teaching hospitals of Harvard Medical School. While there, he was selected as an NIH research fellow and participated in state-of-the-art research and clinical work involving the Brigham's intraoperative/interventional MRI surgical unit. The author of numerous articles in peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Pergolizzi is a member of the American College of Radiology, the Society of Neurointerventional Surgeons, the Association of University Radiologists, the Radiological Society and a senior member of the American Society of Neuroradiology. He has been designated a "Top Doctor" for the last several years by both the Washingtonian and Northern Virginia magazines.

Specialties:

  • Diagnostic Neuroradiology
  • Interventional Neuroadiology
  • Neurinteventional Surgery