"Compassionate high quality surgical care close to home. Treating patients as if they were a family member."
Dr. Rizzo moved to Lake Havasu City in 2003. He previously resided in Detroit, Michigan completing Medical School in 1993 at Michigan State University and General Surgery training in 1998 at Saint John Hospital and Medical Center, in Detroit. He has been with Southwest Surgery since 2004. Dr. Rizzo has been very active with the hospital medical staff acting as Chief of Surgery in 2009 and Chief of Staff in 2011.
American Board of Surgery 1999, recertified 2008
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons 2001
Member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons
Member of the American College of Phlebology
Evaluation and treatment of breast masses, abnormal mammograms and breast cancer
Stereotactic breast biopsies
Ultrasound-guided breast biopsies
Minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery
Treatment of varicose veins including radio-frequency ablation
Colonoscopies and Upper Endoscopies (Esophago-gastro-duodenoscopies)
Surgery for colon cancer
Treatment of bowel obstructions