Joseph A. Rizzo, MD

Internal Medicine
1 Degraw Avenue
Teaneck, NJ 07666 Get Directions
1.866.696.3847

Annual Membership Fee

412.50per quarter
825.00per semi-annual
1,650.00per year

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

I have been caring for individuals in Bergen County, New Jersey as their primary care physician since 1989; over 27 years now. My philosophy on health, wellness and illness is that of interacting with individuals and their families in a non-pretentious, informal manner in order to accomplish a well-informed, collaborative decision on the most individualized patient treatment plan. I begin each and every visit by first listening carefully to what the patient has to say and then developing practical, real-world options for the prevention or treatment of their illness or disease. Every patient is spoken to in a non-technical manner which can easily be understood, allowing them to become integrally involved in all decisions pertaining to their overall health and well-being. No one is ever rushed in-and-out of the office and extra time is always allotted for questions, concerns and/or doubts.

To continue to provide such exemplary care, I have affiliated with MDVIP and their personalized wellness program to provide outstanding service to my patients and their families. My MDVIP-affiliated practice, sometimes referred to as a concierge medicine practice, will assist my efforts to empower each patient to achieve their optimal health and wellness goals. As your physician, we will team up to create a personalized healthcare plan that addresses your current (and future) needs, and develop a comprehensive plan to prevent and mitigate risk factors and new illnesses. More time and focus will be dedicated to “healthy” living options, including manageable lifestyle changes in diet, exercise and other unhealthy practices. We will continually work to reduce your medication usage.

In conclusion, as a patient in my MDVIP-affiliated practice, I will strive to provide you with the most comprehensive personalized healthcare available in the country!
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Dr. Rizzo's Credentials

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Residency:
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
Englewood, NJ
Internal Medicine 1987-1989

Internship:
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
Englewood, NJ
1986-1987

Medical School:
Rutgers Robert Woods Johnson Medical School
Piscataway, NJ
Doctorate of Medicine 1986

Undergraduate:
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
Bachelor of Arts, Biology 1982

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
Holy Name Medical Center
President and Co-Director of Consultative Services, Long Term Care Medical Consultants 1996-present
President and Director of Business Affairs, Our Parents' Health 2000-present
New Jersey

Annual Membership Fee

412.50per quarter
825.00per semi-annual
1,650.00per year
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