Dr. Walter Rizzoni, MD

Dr. Walter Rizzoni, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Walter Rizzoni, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Erie, PA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in cardiac surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

120 E 2nd St Fl 4th

Erie, PA 16507

Contact Information

(814) 877-5600

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 97% of peers
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
very high
more than 96% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

69  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Insufficiency
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Claudication
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Blood Vessel Blockage
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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62  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Boston Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Carolinas Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • National Cancer Institute, Surgical Oncology Branch
    Other Education | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Boston Univ BA Summa cum laude, 1979
  • Boston Univ Commonwealth Scholar early selection medical school, 1977
Media & Publications

Dr. Rizzoni has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rizzoni's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rizzoni to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Rizzoni's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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