Dr. Youssef Rizk, DO

Dr. Youssef Rizk, DO

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Vascular Surgery  |  
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51 y/o
13 reviews

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  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Blue Care Network of Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company

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Care Philosophy

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Combining expertise, empathy, compassion and advanced surgical skills, Dr. Youssef Rizk and his staff are able to provide patients with exceptional care. He is available for each patient every step of the way. Dr. Youssef Rizk as well as his staff strive to offer each patient the most effective least invasive diagnostic and treatment options for the management of their vascular conditions. He is committed to providing patients with the most up-to-date treatments for vascular disease.Read more

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Dr. Youssef Rizk is committed to providing state of the art medical care by incorporating the science and art of...Read more

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Dr. Rizk Says:

Dr. Youssef Rizk and his staff are able to provide patients with exceptional care. He is available for each patient every step of the way.

Dr. Rizk's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (5)
grand rapids, mi |
Dr. Rizk is by far the best vascular surgeon I have ever met! Very caring and compassionate. Dr. Rizk saved my life! Awesome staff!
in Westland, mi |
Dr Rizk Is the best Vascular Doctor In The WORLD to me! He has been my Mother VD for ten years . Dr Rizk is loving great listener and compassionate , tell it like it is , humble and honest Doctor. I can name a thousand reasons why I would recommend him to anyone Main reason he saved my Mother life . She's been on dialysis for 23 years and because of his knowledge she is still here today !!!!??????
in Romulus ,MI |
I love my vascular doctor . The best Vacular Doctor I ever had. Pamela Grier
in Romulus,MI |
Dr Rizk thank you so much for be a blessing to our mother Pamela Grier. You are God sent and continue be a thorough caring compassionate Doctor . Jewella Taylor
in Sterling Heights, MI |
Very genuine, a caring physician and a skilled surgeon . I would definitely recommend Dr. Rizk to family and friends??
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Dr. Youssef Rizk is committed to providing state of the art medical care by incorporating the science and art of medicine with compassion, integrity and dignity for all his patients, serving in South East Michigan as well as the surrounding areas. He has been providing comprehensive treatment for vascular diseases' for more than 15 years.

He has been on staff at St. John Providence Health System since 2002. Dr. Rizk is also on staff at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital as well as William Beaumont Hospital in Grosse Pointe.

Dr. Rizk established his own private practice Vascular and Endovascular Institute of Michigan, P.C. in 2009 with offices in Clinton Township and Detroit.  Dr. Rizk was recognized as one of the area's most respected vascular surgeons in Hour Detroit magazine's "Top Docs" listing.

Languages Spoken: Arabic, English and French

Dr. Rizk attended the University of Florida in Gainesville where he graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Science.  He continued his education and attended Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Sunrise, Florida and graduated with Doctor Osteopathic Medicine in 1995.

He then moved to Michigan to complete postgraduate residency training in General Surgery and Vascular fellowship at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills, Michigan, serving as Chief Resident during his final year.

Seeking a higher level of Vascular and Endovascular training, Dr. Rizk completed fellowship training in Endovascular Surgery at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.  He is Fellowship trained in the management of vascular disorders with expertise in minimally invasive techniques.

Dr. Youssef Rizk is Board certified in General and Vascular surgery.

Dr. Rizk is a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, and a member of numerous national and local vascular societies including the Society for Vascular Ultrasound, Michigan State Medical Society, Michigan Osteopathic Association, Macomb County Osteopathic Association, American Medical Association and Oakland County Osteopathic Association.

In addition to his training and practice experience, Dr. Rizk also serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.  His academic activities include authoring scientific articles and abstracts, as well as giving lectures.  Dr. Rizk is currently the Program Director of General Surgery at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, located in Clinton Township, Michigan.

Dr. Rizk's Care Philosophy

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Combining expertise, empathy, compassion and advanced surgical skills, Dr. Youssef Rizk and his staff are able to provide patients with exceptional care. He is available for each patient every step of the way.   Dr. Youssef Rizk as well as his staff strive to offer each patient the most effective least invasive diagnostic and treatment options for the management of their vascular conditions. He is committed to providing patients with the most up-to-date treatments for vascular disease.

Dr. Rizk says...

Compassion, respect, integrity and dignity. Provide best quality personalized care. Work in cooperation with our patients, their families and physicians in order to serve our patients' goals and needs. Deliver dependable patient care as our primary function. Educate our patients and their caretakers in order to achieve the best possible outcomes. Achieve comprehensive solutions for the evolving needs of our patients by integrating multiple aspects of vascular diagnostic and treatment services within our practice. Serve as primary vascular surgeons and consultants for the patients in our community. Combining expertise, empathy, compassion and advanced surgical skills.

Dr. Rizk says...

Dr. Youssef Rizk as well as his staff strive to offer each patient the most effective and the least invasive diagnostic and treatment options for the management of their vascular conditions. He is committed to providing patients with the most up-to-date treatments for vascular disease.

Dr. Rizk says...

Dr. Youssef Rizk and his staff are able to provide patients with exceptional care. He is available for each patient every step of the way.

Dr. Rizk's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Vascular Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery, General Vascular Surgery and Vascular Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • HOUR Detroit Magaxine Top Doc Award - Vascular Surgeons, 2006
    • HOUR Detroit Magaxine Top Doc Award - Vascular Surgeons, 2005
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Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery
  • General Vascular Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    Nova Southeastern University College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    Union Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    Botsford Hospital

    Completed in 2005

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Botsford Hospital

    Completed in 2000

    Union Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Florida, Gainesville

    Graduated in 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

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Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Heart Surgery
  • Injection Sclerotherapy
  • Laparotomy
  • Laser Ablation
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Laser Spider Vein Treatment
  • Lung Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization