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Dr. Amilcar Rizzo, MD

Dermatologist

New York, NY

About Dr. Amilcar Rizzo

Dr. Amilcar Rizzo received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology at UCLA. He subsequently received a full scholarship and his MD degree at UC Davis School of Medicine, where he also graduated with the Loren D. Carlson Award—the highest research award given to a graduating medical student. Dr. Rizzo completed a surgical internship at the UCSF-East bay program. He then completed a dermatology residency at New York Medical College. Throughout his career he has conducted basic and clinical research with funding from the NIH and also the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Fellows Program. He has published several articles in the leading dermatologic journal, Journal of Investigative Dermatology, and presented at multiple national and regional meetings. Dr. Rizzo's clinical interests are in practicing medical and surgical dermatology. He is fluent in Spanish. Dr. Rizzo is dedicated in providing excellent patient care with educational, preventative, and leading-edge clinical updates.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • AARP
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Dermatologist

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of California, Davis, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of California, Davis, Residency in Dermatology
  • New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital Center, Residency in Dermatology
  • Brown University, Fellowship in Dermatoepidemiology
  • University of California, Davis, Fellowship in Dermatology

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1285812131

Overall rating
5.0
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It was my first time to the practice - I went for a regular screening and had a few questions. Hewas thorough with the screening, answering all of my questions, but also didn't take too long which I appreciated. Very nice doctor and staff.
It was my first time to the practice - I went for a regular screening and had a few questions. He was thorough with the screening, answering all of my questions,but also didn't take too long which I appreciated. Very nice doctor and staff.
Sheetal G. · May 2, 2019
Dr. Rizzo was very thorough and approachable. He listened to all my concerns and set a good treatment plan.
Dr. Rizzo was very thorough and approachable. He listened to all my concerns and set a good treatment plan.
Alexa U. · April 23, 2019

Dr. Amilcar Rizzo's office location

Schweiger Dermatology Group

245 E 63rd Street

New York, NY 10065

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It was my first time to the practice - I went for a regular screening and had a few questions. He was thorough with the screening, answering all of my questions, but also didn't take too long which I appreciated. Very nice doctor and staff.

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Dr. Rizzo was very thorough and approachable. He listened to all my concerns and set a good treatment plan.

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Fast excellent service and left me with literature to take home about my skin concerns

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Very thorough and did a good job

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