William Rizk

About Dr. Rizk

Dr. William Rizk is a board-certified general surgeon specializing in weight loss, trauma, laparoscopic, breast and abdominal surgeries. He received his medical degree from the University of South Dakota and completed his surgery residency at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Dr. Rizk is a current member of The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS).

Dr. Rizk has been performing laparoscopic bariatric surgery since 2002. His favorite aspect of working with weight loss surgery patients is watching the amazing transformation they make throughout their journey.


  • Board Certified in General Surgery, 2000
  • Licenses held in Iowa and South Dakota

Physician Assistant

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Lori Drea

Physician Assistant

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Brenda Van Scoyk

Background Information

Clinic Locations
Other Specialties
  • Surgery Residency – Iowa Methodist Medical Center, 1999
  • Additional Training in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, 1999
  • Medical Degree – University of South Dakota, 1994
  • Bachelor of Science, Exercise Physiology – University of Iowa, 1990

Patient Testimonials

Dr. Rizk is a very knowledgeable and dedicated physician. He will tell you what he thinks and how to recover from surgery. If you follow his plan of care the outcome is amazing! Thank you Dr. Rizk!

- Dr. Rizk's Patient

Dr. Rizk was great! He answered all of my questions and concerns very clearly and made sure I understood what would happen during my surgery. He provided top quality patient care before, during, and after my surgery. I would definitely recommend my friends and family to Dr. Rizk!

- Dr. Rizk's Patient

Dr. Rizk has a very caring, professional approach. He made sure we fully understood the surgery and follow ups. Definitely would recommend!

- Anonymous