Dr. Walter E Rizzoni, MD



Thoracic Surgery     -  Georgia,  Macon

 Overview

Dr. Walter E Rizzoni, MD works in Macon, Georgia is a specialist in Thoracic Surgery and graduated Carolinas Medical Center in 1997. Dr. Rizzoni is affiliated with Memorial University Medical Center, Hamot Medical Center and practicing for 36 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

 Conditions

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
  • Arterial Insufficiency
  • Arthritic Metacarpophalangeal (MCP) Joints
  • Atrial Conduits for Surgical Revascularization
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cholesterol Diseases
  • Clarity Handheld X-Ray (Dexcowin iRay)
  • Clawtoe Correction Surgery
  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Coloboma of Iris
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 6
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Cranial Neurological Surgery
  • Cranial Osteopathy
  • Cranial Release Technique (CRT)
  • CranioSacral Therapy (CST)
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair, Open
  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Tumor
  • Gardner Syndrome
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hiccups
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Independent Forensic Evaluation
  • Indigo Laser Treatment
  • Management of Cirrhosis
  • Memory Disorders
  • Mongolian Spot
  • Munchausen Syndrome
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Congenital, Infantile With Cataract - Hypogonadism
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neurological Muscle Weakness
  • No-Needle, No-Scalpel Vasectomy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Opioid Withdrawal
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Pneumonia
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sea Sickness
  • Severe Chronic Pain
  • Skin Dimpling
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Suboxone® Withdrawal
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Tick Bite

 Procedures

  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Endograft
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Vascular Study
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Endovascular Procedure
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Impella Device
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Studies
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Ultrasound, Carotid
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Stenting
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery

 Years Since Graduation

  • 36

 Spoken Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish

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 Education & Training

Fellowship Hospital


Carolinas Medical Center

Charlotte, NC, USA

Year completed: 1997

Internship Hospital


Boston Medical Center

Boston, MA, USA

Year completed: 1984

Residency Hospital


Loma Linda University Medical Center


Year completed: 1990

Medical School


Boston University School Of Medicine

Boston, MA, United States

Graduated: 1983

Undergraduate School


Boston University

Boston, MA, USA

Graduated: 1979

 Awards

1   Society Vascular Surgery
2   Society Thoracic Surgery
3   Amer Coll Surg
4   International Society Endovascular Spec

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Office Address

575 1st Street
Georgia (GA)
Macon,
31201

  (478) 743-9762


Other Office Locations

 Hamot Flagship CardioVascular Surgeons

120 East 2nd Street
Pennsylvania (PA)
Macon,
16507

  (814) 453-6751

Accepting New Patients

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 Map & Directions



Office Address, 575 1st Street, Macon, Georgia (GA), 31201




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

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 Affiliated Hospitals


Memorial University Medical Center photo


Memorial University Medical Center

4700 Waters Avenue Georgia GA, Savannah, 31404

Memorial University Medical Center is a hospital located in Savannah, GA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 14 of 14 procedures. Length of Stay is shorter than the state average in 5 of 14 procedures.



Hamot Medical Center photo


Hamot Medical Center

201 State Street Pennsylvania PA, Erie, 16550

Hamot Medical Center is a hospital located in Erie, PA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 16 of 16 procedures. Length of Stay is shorter than the state average in 3 of 16 procedures.




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