Specialties

Surgical Oncology

Surgery (Board certified since 2005)

At a Glance

  • 2005 Started practicing
  • 12 Years experience
  • 2 OFFICE LOCATIONS
  • 4 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Rizzo

Dr. Rizzo earned her medical degree from the Turin University School of Medicine in Turin, Italy. She then went on to do a thoracic surgery residency at the Turin University School of Medicine, followed by a research fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at the Washington University School of Medicine. She then started her General Surgery Residency at Washington University in St Louis and completed her General surgery residency at the University of Missouri Columbia. She also completed a clinical Surgical Oncology fellowship at Emory University.

My Clinical Interests

  • breast cancer/tumors
  • melanoma
  • sarcoma
  • sentinel node bx-breast
  • sentinel node bx-melanoma
  • skin cancer
  • skin cancer surgery

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Turin University School of Medicine, Turin, Italy
1993

RESIDENCY

Washington University, Saint Louis, MO
2000

University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO
2003

FELLOWSHIP

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
2005

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons: Fellow; Commission on Cancer Liaison Physician, Emory University Hospital Midtown

American Women Association

Society of Surgical Oncology, Disparities Committee

Georgia Surgical Society

Languages spoken

  • Italian

Major Publications

Characteristics and treatment modalities for African American women diagnosed with Stage III breast cancer. Cancer 2009, 115(13): 3009-15.

National surgical patterns of care for primary surgery and axillary staging of phylloides tumor. Breast J 2009, 15(1): 41-4.

Management of Breast Abscesses in Non-Lactating Women. Am Surg 2010, 76(3):292-5.

The effects of additional tumor cavity sampling at the time of breast conserving surgery on final margin status, volume of resection, and Pathologist workload. Ann Surg Oncol 2010, 17 (1):228-34.

Improving on National Quality Indicators of Breast Cancer Care in a large public hospital as a means to decrease disparities for African American (AA) women. Ann Surg Oncol 2011, 18(1):34-9.

Locations & Appointments

2 Office Location(s)

1

550 Peachtree St NE
Fl 9
Atlanta, GA 30308

  • 404-686-8143
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2

5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Ste G89
Atlanta, GA 30342

  • 404-778-3307
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4 Hospital Affiliation(s)

3

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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4

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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5

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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6

Emory Johns Creek Hospital

6325 Hospital Pkwy
Johns Creek, GA 30097
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Turin University School of Medicine, Turin, Italy
1993

RESIDENCY

Washington University, Saint Louis, MO
2000

University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO
2003

FELLOWSHIP

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
2005

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons: Fellow; Commission on Cancer Liaison Physician, Emory University Hospital Midtown

American Women Association

Society of Surgical Oncology, Disparities Committee

Georgia Surgical Society

Languages spoken

  • Italian

Major Publications

Characteristics and treatment modalities for African American women diagnosed with Stage III breast cancer. Cancer 2009, 115(13): 3009-15.

National surgical patterns of care for primary surgery and axillary staging of phylloides tumor. Breast J 2009, 15(1): 41-4.

Management of Breast Abscesses in Non-Lactating Women. Am Surg 2010, 76(3):292-5.

The effects of additional tumor cavity sampling at the time of breast conserving surgery on final margin status, volume of resection, and Pathologist workload. Ann Surg Oncol 2010, 17 (1):228-34.

Improving on National Quality Indicators of Breast Cancer Care in a large public hospital as a means to decrease disparities for African American (AA) women. Ann Surg Oncol 2011, 18(1):34-9.