ORANGE PARK, Fla., February 20, 2020 – Coastal Spine and Pain Center welcomes Steven Rizzolo, M.D., a board certified orthopedic spine surgeon and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, to serve patients in Orange Park and the greater Jacksonville area. He brings more than 30 years experience in spine surgery, treatments of spinal issues, research and education to Coastal’s pain management patients.
Dr. Rizzolo has contributed and presented on a multitude of scientific videos, exhibits, videos and publications, educating on spinal issues, techniques and surgical developments. Prior to joining Coastal Spine and Pain Center, Dr. Rizzolo was at an orthopedic center in Arizona, but has spent the majority of his practicing career in Montana. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery under the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
“My primary goal as a spine surgeon is not only to provide operative and nonoperative treatments, but also to educate my patients so they fully understand the nature of their condition and the potential outcomes of the different treatment options available,” said Dr. Rizzolo. “Actively involving patients in their treatment plans is something I value as it helps to maximize outcomes and improve patients satisfaction.”
Before joining Coastal Spine and Pain Center, Dr. Rizzolo earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his surgical internship from Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His orthopedic surgery residency was performed at Thomas Jefferson University affiliated hospitals and his spine fellowship was conducted at Thomas Jefferson University and Pennsylvania Hospital, all in Philadelphia. He is a founding member of the Paul Nemir Jr. Surgical Foundation and a member of Jefferson Orthopedic Society, Montana Medical Association, American Spinal Injury Association, Cervical Spine Research Society, North American Spine Society and the Western Orthopedic Association.
To make an appointment at the new Orange Park location, please call (904) 661-2394 or visit 421 Kingsley Ave., Suite 402, Orange Park, FL 32073. For a list of all Coastal Spine and Pain Center locations, please visit www.coastalspineandpaincenter.com/locations. For more information about Dr. Rizzolo, contact Lori Moonen at firstname.lastname@example.org.