• At A Glance
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  • Bio

    Philosophy:

    I strive to return athletes of all levels to their pre-injury level of activity in the shortest, safest time frame possible. I am sensitive to the athletes needs to continue their current season and to be prepared for upcoming seasons.

    Clinical Interests

    • Shoulder, knee, elbow and ankle sports injuries 
    • Cartilage repair and regeneration

    • Arthroscopic surgery

    • Biologic injections (PRP and Bone Marrow)

    Procedures:

    Surgery, Management and Treatment of Osteoarthritis, Injections, PRP injections, Minimally invasive surgical procedures, cartilage repair.

    Conditions:

    Dr. Rizio is a fellowship trained sports medicine specialist and orthopedic surgeon. Specializing in sports related injuries of the shoulder, knee, elbow and ankle. Dr. Rizio also performs the latest cartilage repair and regeneration techniques. He is intimately aware of athlete's goals and time lines for return to participation at the professional to recreational level. He also offers biologic treatments for a variety of conditions utilizing PRP, bone marrow aspirate (stem cells) and minimally invasive surgical procedures. He has a published author and has lectured on sports related topics.

  • Medical School

    UMDNJ University of Medicine and Dentistry, Newark, NJ, 1994

    Internship

    New England Medical Center Tufts University, MA, 1995

    Residency

    New England Medical Center Tufts University, MA, 1999

    Fellowship

    University of Miami School of Medicine, Miama, FL, 2000

  • Insurance

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.

    • AARP Healthcare
    • Aetna
    • Aetna Health Plans of NJ
    • Aetna US Health Care
    • Blue Cross/Blue Shield NJ
    • Cigna
    • Cigna Healthcare
    • Consumer Health Plan
    • GHI PPO
    • Great West Healthcare
    • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Blue
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Omnia
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    • Independence BCBS
    • Liberty Mutual
    • Magnacare
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • Multiplan / PHCS
    • New Jersey Manufacturers
    • Oxford Health
    • State Farm
    • Travelers
    • WellCare