Dr. Carlos Rizo-Patron MD Cardiologist

Dr. Carlos Rizo-Patron is a cardiologist in Lubbock, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Covenant Medical Center and Lubbock Heart Hospital. He received his medical degree from Cayetano Heredia University and has been in practice for 26 years. He is one of 15 doctors at Covenant Medical Center and one of 12 at Lubbock Heart Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: Cardiac Electrophysiology

Clinical Interests: Cardiac EP devices

Education & Medical Training

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1987

Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology, 1990

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Internship, Internal Medicine, 1984 - 1985

Cayetano Heredia University
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 26 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 25 years in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 22 years in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

NM State Medical License
Active through 2015

TX State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Do arrhythmia patients improve survival by participating in randomized clinical trials? Observations from the Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST)and the Antiarrhythmics Versus Implantable Defibrillators Trial (AVID).
Hallstrom, A., Friedman, L., Denes, P., Rizo-Patron, C., Morris, M.

Effect of surgical revascularization in patients with coronary artery disease and ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation in the Antiarrhythmics Versus Implantable Defibrillators (AVID) Registry.
Cook, J. R., Rizo-Patron, C., Curtis, A. B., Gillis, A. M., Bigger, J. T., Kutalek, S. P., Coromilas, J., Hofer, B. I., Powell, J., Hallstrom, A. P.

Lead- and device-related complications in the antiarrhythmics versus implantable defibrillators trial.
Kron, J., Herre, J., Renfroe, E. G., Rizo-Patron, C., Raitt, M., Halperin, B., Gold, M., Goldner, B., Wathen, M., Wilkoff, B., Olarte, A., Yao, Q.

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