About Dr. Rizzo-Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Hawaii
Dr. Rizzo is an accomplished plastic surgeon who is certified by the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS). With over 38 years of experience, he is a senior plastic surgeon in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Dr. Rizzo has been practicing here in Hawaii since 1968.
He was born in Rome, Italy and raised in Florence. His grandfather, a native Florentine and an art connoisseur, introduced young Marco to art appreciation.
This artistic exposure became a weekly event.
Visiting Ufizzi Gallery and Medici Palaces, and seeing the works of Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Verrochio, and many others became an inspiration to him.
Soon after, he started to draw and paint.
He came to Hawaii in 1968 and completed his residency in general surgery at Queen’s Medical Center.
Dr. Rizzo was inspired by the work of Dr. Frank McDowell, and choose plastic surgery as his specialty which would allow him to express his love of art and his passion for surgery.
He subsequently spent three years at St. Louis University, where he was specializing in plastic and reconstructive surgery.
In St. Louis, Dr. Rizzo’s interest in art took him to another dimension as he pursued the study of sculpture.
He spent a year at Washington University under the direction of Richard Dumi.
By blending his artistic knowledge with plastic surgery, he was given the advantage needed to perform enlightened aesthetic surgery at a superior level.
Dr. Rizzo returned to Hawaii in 1975 to start his solo practice, making the islands his permanent home.
Dr. Rizzo is internationally recognized for his expertise.
He has taught hundreds of American and international Plastic Surgeons over the years through his articles and lectures.
His lectures have given valuable insight into the safest and most reliable methods to achieve consistent and beautiful results in Nose Surgery and Breast Augmentation.
His unique nasal implant (the Rizzo Dorsal Implant- design patent # DES.366.526) is utilized by surgeons worldwide who want to attain the same outstanding results for rhinoplasty surgery, including a more natural feel and appearance of the nose combined with lower risks for the patient.
Dr. Rizzo’s goal is to provide the highest quality of service to his patients in cosmetic plastic surgery based on his honesty, surgical skills, and safety approach for his patient.
He establishes a bond of trust with his patients and is very honest.
He takes his time with each patient and is very meticulous when it comes to the safety and concerns of his patients.
Dr. Rizzo is fluent in English, Spanish, and Italian and his staff can fluently speak Japanese and Korean.
He will explain the potential risks, benefits, realistic expectations, and treatment options while trying to fully educate and provide guidance to choose the safest surgery that is right for you.
Dr. Rizzo's main goal is to provide excellent, natural looking results.
Marco Rizzo, M.D.
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Plastic Surgery Honolulu Hawaii
Queens Medical Center POB2
1329 Lusitana St. #401
Honolulu HI 96813
Dr. Rizzo's other site:Breast Surgery Hawaii.com