Professional Summary


Professional Education
  • Medical Education: Yale School Of Medicine (1976) CT
  • Internship: San Francisco General Hospital Internal Medicine Residency (1977) CA
  • Residency: UCSF Medical Center (1980) CA
  • Fellowship: UCSF Medical Center (1983) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (1987)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1979)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease (1984)
  • M.D., Yale University, Medicine (1976)
  • B.A., Harvard College, cum laude in general studies (1972)

Honors & Awards
  • Arthur Bloomfield Award for Clinical Excellence, Department of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center (1994)
  • David A. Rytand Award for Clinical Teaching, Department of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center (1993)
  • Denise O'Leary Award for Clinical Excellence, Department of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center (2007)
  • Division Award for Exceptional Contributions to Education in the Division of PCCM, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine (2004)
  • Kaiser Award for Clinical Teaching, Stanford University Medical Center (1989)
  • Russel V. Lee Award for Clinical Teaching, Department of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center (1985, 86, 88, 89, 90, 91)
  • The Authur Bloomfield Award for Clinical Teaching, Stanford University School of Medicine (1994)

Administrative Appointments
  • Chief Medical Officer, Stanford Health Care (2011 - Present)
  • Medical Director, Intensive Care Units, Stanford University Medical Center (1997 - Present)
  • Program Director, Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center (1995 - Present)
  • Sr. Assoc. Dean for Clinical Affairs, Stanford University School of Medicine (2001 - Present)

Publications

Practice Locations


Chest Clinic in Palo Alto Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive, 1st Floor, Room A175

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 725-7061

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Patient Ratings

(33 Ratings)

Overall Rating
4.9/5

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4.9/5
Friendliness
Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
4.9/5
Explanations
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.9/5
Listens
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.8/5
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care
4.8/5
Clear Communication
Degree to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
4.8/5
Time Spent
Your confidence in this care provider
4.8/5
Recommend to others
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.6/5
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Wait time at clinic (from arriving to leaving)

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Patient Reviews

(60 reviews)

Dr. Rizk makes sure that I understand his explanations and shows great care about my condition.
The best! Dr. Rizk & Sarah Monk are the best!
During my appointments I am always impressed w/Dr. Rizk & his caring for the patients - i.e., me.
Very good.
A marvelous, caring, knowledgeable physician. I have complete trust in him as my physician.
Provider gave excellent care, concern and explanation regarding my health condition.
It was a pleasure to see Dr. Rizk. He is friendly, very knowledgeable, and takes care to cover all the information and explain it to the patient. I highly recommend him to anyone with pulmonary problems.
The very best.
Dr. Rizk is the best!
Dr. Rizk is outstanding. He's an expert plus very personable. I always learn from him & know he cares about my welfare (and health).
As usual, my visit with Dr. Rizk was very informative, he takes great care of his patients.
Dr. Rizk is an exceptional provider. He took his time and has helped sort out the medical mystery of my life.
Dr. Rizk is always excellent in providing care, information and interest.
Lucky to have a "the best" care provider with top service.
Excellent explanation of my lung problems.
I have been a patient of this provider for 20 years. He is exceptional in all respects.
Dr. Rizk is patient, kind, beyond knowledgable!
Excellent!
Dr. Rizk was awesome!
Outstanding! He's knowledgeable & personable.
Dr. Rizk is the "BEST!"
I love Dr. Rizk!
Dr. Rizk is EXCELLENT. I only wish I had come to see him in 2002 when I first had the problem. He would have saved me a lot of anguish.
Very professional & concerned.
Dr. Rizk is an OUTSTANDING doctor.
Dr. Rizk is outstanding.
Very pleased w/Dr. Rizk & staff!
Dr. Rizkis amazing - explained in detail and clear language put me at ease about my prognosis. Great doctor!
There is no better health care provider than Dr. Rizk. He is a model for clinical expertise & caring & concern.
Very good.
Dr. Rizk is an excellent provider and I trust him very much. He is always uplifting and gives me very clear explanations about my condition.
One of the most knowledgeable and amazing people I have met!
Dr. Rizk is fabulous! He takes his time & really listens to concerns.
Best doctor I have ever had. Always has a clear explanation of any issue I have. Couldn't be more thoughtful and caring.
Dr. Rizk is a rock star. Even in his capacity he made me feel as if I was the most important person of his day. 6 Drs. in other practices failed. Dr. Rizk could help me with one test!
Outstanding!
Dr. Rizk is an excellent provider, who took care to explain my illness in a way that I completely understand.
Dr. Norman Rizh is outstanding! I have been w/him for almost 20 years! I have recommended him to several friends.
Exceptional understanding, support & care. Very helpful.
Dr. Rizk and his nurse Sara give excellent care and concern.
Dr. Rizk is an excellent professional. He dedicated a lot of time to me, experiencing my health problem in detail and providing solutions. I was very well impressed with his care.
I feel very fortunate to have Dr. Rizk as my pulmonologist. He has treated my rather serious problems with great expertise and despite his busy schedule, has always given generously of his time.
Dr. Rizk is thorough, friendly & knowledgeable. He times the time to listen.
Dr. Norman Rizk could not be better!
Dr. Rizk is the BEST!!! Thank you!!!
All doctors should be like Dr. Rizk.
This was my first visit. I was VERY pleased.
Quite frankly, Dr. Rizk is the best clinician I have ever met. He is a model or role-model for ALL health care providers.
Dr. Rizk is excellent. He is able to explain well medical problems and demonstrates caring and understanding of my health.
Dr. Norm Rizk is not an extraordinary physician, he is humanist of the highest order.
Excellent care with Dr. Rizk.
I have sent family members to Dr. Rizk & they were v. v. grateful.
Dr. Rizk is by far the best pulmonary dr. I've seen (and I've seen about 4). I think he is an excellent doctor and cares about me. Unfortunately, I still suffer from (unknown cause) chest pain which no one can figure out. Sometimes it is debilitating.
Excellent MD.
I was very impressed with Dr. Rick. He was friendly, attentive, knowledgeable and spent over an hour listening & answering my questions.
Dr. Rizk is the best pulmonary doctor/doctor I see. Unfortunately - I have a problem that cannot be resolved/cured - I just have to live the best I can with it.
Most thorough dr. ever.
Excellent physician.
Very thought full approachable.
Dr. Rizk is just the best! I am very grateful that I got to see him.

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