Nicholas Rizzo, M.D., J.D., FACP

Dr. Rizzo received his B.A. with Honors in Biology from the University of Chicago and his M.D. from Northwestern.  He completed his residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and is board certified in Internal Medicine (General Medicine for adults).  Dr. Rizzo practiced in Palos Heights and Evergreen Park from 1997 to November of 2011 when he relocated to join a large private practice group at Northwestern where he also served as a Clinical Instructor of Medicine.  In 2013, Dr. Rizzo, returned to Palos Heights and opened Premiere General Medicine, a private practice out of Palos Heights and Hinsdale.

 

He is the author of the book "Championship Nutrition and Performance: The Wrestler’s Guide to Lifestyle, Diet and Healthy Weight Control" and a contributing author to the book “The Arsenal: The Wrestler’s Training Log” by NCAA National Champion Alan Fried.  He volunteered as an assistant varsity wrestling coach at Marist High School for 14 years, works as a ringside physician for professional boxing and MMA events, is a past president of the Association of Ringside Physicians, is a board member on the Medical Committee for the Association of Boxing Commissions, and is a member of  the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Athletic Unit Advisory Board.  He also holds a certificate in Culinary Arts from Kendall College.  In May of 2018 he received his JD with a focus on health law from Loyola University.

 

In 2018 Dr. Rizzo was interviewed by Popular Science for an article about weight cutting in professional combat sports.  For that article click hereA few years ago Dr. Rizzo was interviewed by the Southtown Star regarding athletes and supplements, for that article click here.  More recently, he was profiled for his extracurricular work in the community.  For that article click here.

911 N. Elm, Ste. 328, Hinsdale, IL 60521

7270 W. College Drive, Ste. 102, Palos Heights IL 60463

 

Ph: 708.603-5980       Fax: 708.589.9059

911 N. Elm, Ste. 328, Hinsdale, IL 60521

7270 W. College Drive, Ste. 102, Palos Heights IL 60463

 

Ph: 708.603-5980       Fax: 708.589.9059

911 N. Elm, Ste. 328, Hinsdale, IL 60521

7270 W. College Drive, Ste. 102, Palos Heights IL 60463

 

Ph: 708.603-5980       Fax: 708.589.9059

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