Dr. Robert J Rizzo MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Robert Rizzo is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Brigham and Women's Hospital and Cape Cod Hospital. He received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. He is one of 29 doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital and one of 2 at Cape Cod Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
Education & Medical Training
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1982 - 1987
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, 1987 - 1989
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1989 - 1991
Yale University School of Medicine
Class of 1982
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine
WI State Medical License
Active through 2013
Publications & Presentations
Thrombus or bilobar left atrial appendage? Diagnosis by real-time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography.
Mizuguchi, K.A., Burch, T.M., Bulwer, B.E., Fox, A.A., Rizzo, R.J., Shernan, S.K.
Therapeutic efficacy and safety of red blood cells treated with a chemical process (S-303) for pathogen inactivation: a Phase III clinical trial in cardiac surgery patients.
Benjamin, R.J., McCullough, J., Mintz, P.D., Snyder, E., Spotnitz, W.D., Rizzo, R.J., Wages, D., Lin, J., Wood, L., Corash, L., Conlan, M.G.
Early and late results of isolated and combined heart valve surgery in patients > or =80 years of age.
Unic, D.,Leacche, M.,Paul, S.,Rawn, J. D.,Aranki, S. F.,Couper, G. S.,Mihaljevic, T.,Rizzo, R. J.,Cohn, L. H.,O'Gara, P. T.,Byrne, J. G.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
- BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
- BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- Tufts Health Plan PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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Brigham And Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street Division Of Cardiac Surgery
Boston, MA 02215
Phone: (617) 732-7678