Dr. Christopher Rizzo is an internist practicing in New York, NY. Dr. Rizzo specializes in the medical treatment of adults. Internists can act as a primary physician or a consultant to a primary physician. They manage both common and rare diseases. Dr. Rizzo provides comprehensive care and manages treatment with surgeons as well. Internists establish long-term relationships with their patients and incorporate disease prevention and mental health care into their practice.
Education and Training
St George',s University MD
St George',s University 1997
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Mt Sinai Sch Of Med, Internal Medicine
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