William A. Rizk

MD, FACS

William A. Rizk

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science, Exercise Physiology – University of Iowa, 1990
Medical Degree – University of South Dakota, 1994
Surgery Residency – Iowa Methodist Medical Center, 1999
Additional Training in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, 1999
Board Certified in General Surgery, 2000
Licenses held in Iowa and South Dakota

AFFILIATIONS
Fellow – American College of Surgeons
Member – Iowa Medical Society
Woodbury County Medical Society
Throckmorton Surgical Society
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
American Society of Bariatric Surgeons

AREAS OF SPECIALTY
General Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery
Trauma Surgery
Bariatric Surgery
Breast & Abdominal Surgery

Dr. Rizk began practicing in the Siouxland area, at Midlands Clinic in 1999. He has been performing laparoscopic bariatric surgery since 2002. He is a current member of The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Dr. Rizk’s favorite aspect of working with weight loss surgery patients is watching the amazing transformation they make throughout their journey.

Hometown: Sioux City, IA

HS: Heelan Class of 86

Married to Pam with three children Nicole, Katie, and Michael

Healthy tip: Don’t eat in between meals and drink lots of water

Favorite physical activity: jogging