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John S. Rizzo, M.D., F.A.C.S

After a long and successful career at SRROA, Dr. Rizzo is now enjoying retirement.

John S. Rizzo, M.D. is a board certified ophthalmologist. He specializes in medical retina and provides comprehensive ophthalmologic services. He received his undergraduate degree — Cum Laude in biology from Boston University. He then attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. where he received his medical degree — Magna Cum Laude.

Dr. Rizzo went on to perform his medical internship at Washington Hospital Center. He then completed his residency in Ophthalmology at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. He has been an active member of the teaching service in the cataract and primary eye care service at Wills Eye Hospital for over thirty years.

Dr. Rizzo was the former chairman for the Department of Ophthalmology at Taylor Hospital in Ridley Park. His educational honors and awards include the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and he received the Kober Medal for his academic performance at Georgetown Medical School. He also served as president of The Ophthalmic Club of Philadelphia.

He enjoys biking, hiking, photography, and tennis.