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Walter Rizzoni

Walter E. Rizzoni, M.D.

UPMC Hamot Flagship Cardiovascular Surgeons
120 East 2nd Street
Suite 400
Erie, PA  16507
United States
1 814 877-5600
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Boston Univ Sch Med (MD 1983)
Boston Univ Gen Surg Res (83-5)
Surg Onc Fellow Nat'l Cancer Inst (85-7)
Loma Linda Univ Gen Surg Res (87-90)
General Surgeon USAF (90-4)
Periph Vasc Fellow Carolinas Med Center (94-5)
Cardiothoracic Fellow Carolinas Med Center (95-7)
Chief, Dept General Surgery, 48MG Hospital, USAF Europe, UK, 1990-94
Private group practice adult cardiac, thoracic, vascular, endovascular surgery 1997 - present

Other Interests

adult cardiac surgery
percutaneous peripheral interventions
thoracic and abdominal aortic endovascular aneurysm repair
open thoracic and abdominal aneurysm repair
open peripheral vascular surgery
carotid endarterectomy
general thoracic surgery

Additional Educational Information

Boston University

Boston University School of Medicine

General Surgery: Boston University and Loma Linda University

Surgical Oncology Fellowship at National Cancer Institute, NIH

Vascular Surgery Fellowship at Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC

Cardiothoracic Fellowship at Carolinas Medical Cneter, Charlotte, NC

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
  • Vascular
  • Aorta
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Endovascular
  • Vascular
  • Mediastinum
  • Pleura
  • Pericardium
  • Valve disease
  • Thoracic
  • Lung
  • Chest wall
  • Cancer
  • Great vessels
  • Diaphragm
  • Esophagus