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Monica Rizzo, MD

Monica Rizzo, MD

– Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine
– Associate Director, Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine

Telephone: 404.686.1343

Fax: 404.686.4560


Certification: American Board of Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member: 2005

After completing her surgical oncology fellowship at Emory in 2005, Dr. Rizzo joined the division of surgical oncology at Emory University Hospital Midtown (EUHM). As an ACS Commission on Cancer Liaison Physician at EUHM, Dr. Rizzo is actively involved in quality measures and initiatives to assure excellence in cancer care at the hospital. Dr. Rizzo led the EUHM Breast Center's application process for accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), which granted three-year full accreditation to the center in November 2010. She is also engaged in projects dedicated to decreasing disparities in breast cancer treatment for women of underserved communities.


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