Meet the Surgeon

Dr. Jason Rizzo, MD/Phd/FACMS/FAAD

Dr. Jason Rizzo

Jason Rizzo is the director of Mohs Surgery at Western New York Dermatology. He is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained skin cancer surgeon, with special expertise in Mohs micrographic surgery and tissue-sparing melanoma surgeries.

Dr. Rizzo was born and raised in West Seneca, New York, where he attended West Seneca West Senior High School. He attended Syracuse University, earning a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), and SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine, earning doctoral degrees in medicine and biochemistry (MD and PhD). After medical school, he completed dermatology residency and micrographic surgery (Mohs)/dermatologic oncology fellowship training programs at the University of Michigan, one of the oldest and most prestigious programs in the world. At Michigan, Dr. Rizzo received comprehensive, rigorous and multidisciplinary training in the fields of general, cosmetic and surgical dermatology. He is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of all skin cancers, including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and other rare cancers. He has personally participated in thousands of Mohs and melanoma surgery cases and has performed a wide breadth of complex surgical reconstructions. 

Dr. Rizzo is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American College of Mohs Surgery and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. He looks forward to working closely with patients in the greater Western New York area to service their general, cosmetic and surgical dermatology needs.

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