Dr. Richard Pergolizzi, MD

Dr. Richard Pergolizzi, MD

Interventional Neuroradiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(7)
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Dr. Richard Pergolizzi, MD is an interventional neuroradiology specialist in Alexandria, VA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in interventional neuroradiology, neuroradiology, and more.Read his story

6355 Walker Ln Ste 313

Alexandria, VA 22310

Contact Information

(703) 313-9111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
very high
more than 93% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Pathological Spine Fracture
normal
more than 80% of peers

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Dr. Pergolizzi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pergolizzi "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 "

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Specialties

  • Interventional Neuroradiology
  • Diagnostic Neuroradiology
  • Neuroradiology
  • Radiology
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Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Radiology*
54

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 Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Insufficiency

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Procedures

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Background Check

2 Malpractice Claims
  • Settlement : 2015
    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 : 2015
    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
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

  • Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Harvard Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • SUNY Upstate Mediacl University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Pergolizzi has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Pergolizzi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pergolizzi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pergolizzi to family and friends
4.4
based on 7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Pergolizzi's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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