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Sophia Rizk, MD

Medical Oncologist

4.9 out of 5 (230 Ratings)


Cancer Care / Hematology and Oncology / Medical Oncology / Oncology

About Sophia Rizk

Dr. Rizk graduated from Tufts University and received her Doctor of Medicine from New York Medical College. She completed her internship, residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine, followed by her fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University.  She is board certified in internal medicine.

Dr. Rizk belongs to a number of professional societies, including the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology and is a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society, Rhode Island Medical Society and American College of Physicians.

Dr. Rizk loves to share her skills through volunteer work, participating in numerous teaching roles at her alma mater Brown University, and by working on many published studies and papers. She is proficient in Spanish and Greek.


Practicing at the following locations:

Southcoast Health Cancer Center

206 Mill Road
Fairhaven, MA 02719

P: 508-973-3000

Get Directions 41.6536108 -70.88166050000001

Southcoast Health Cancer Center

506 Prospect Street
Fall River, MA 02720

P: 508-973-7888

Get Directions 41.7085775 -71.14549339999996

Insurances Accepted

Southcoast accepts most major insurance plans. Call the Southcoast patient registration department at 844-297-2952 or your health plan with any questions regarding coverage.

Provider Ratings

Rating Willingness to recommend provider’s office Overall Provider Experience Courtesy and Respect of Staff

Patient Comments (57)

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  • ALL OK.

  • Everything went very smoothly all staff were very personable and professional

  • I was very pleased with the team.Dr Rizk explained everything all ready in the chart.She went on to explain the treatment plan.She listened to all our questions and concerns. (My son was on a call with us).I am looking for to my treatment at the facility.

  • Excellent, friendly care always.

  • Dr. Rizk & her staff are kind, caring and compassionate. Their expertise in oncology is unsurpassed. You won't find a better cancer treatment team anywhere.

  • Absolutely beautiful people

  • I was satisfied with the way the doctor listened to me about my health issues.

  • Very personable and addressed all issues and asked her outlook on breast cancer and President Biden's Moonshot program for cancer research and she well versed in the subject.

  • Love Dr Risk Trust her Excellent Doctor

  • We love Dr Rizk.

  • I have to say everyone, treating me exceptionally well, it was friendly (INAUDIBLE) and I would rather them to anyone that would need that type of treatment.

  • Dr. Rizk and the nurse were very nice, of course, they always are. As a nurse, I kind of know what's going on so, but she listened to our problems about my husband also that I'm having, with his sickness so I appreciated that very much and I'll be glad to see her in November. Thank you.

  • Everything went well, everyone was very cordial, I understood them all. Thank you.

  • My doctor wasn't in so I seen a different doctor. She was really nice and caring about my treatment

  • Dr Rizk is a wonderful doctor who took the time to listen to my concerns about health issues

  • Everything went well, the cancer doctor listened to all my concerns and gave appropriate suggestions.

  • The Dr, nurse and social worker all went the extra mile to help me with a personal problem with Social Security.

  • The appointment was on time although I had to wait after the medical assistant took my vital signs for 35 - 40 minutes before the Dr walked in

  • All good. Friendly helpful staff and Dr Rizk listened carefully to my concerns and explained well why we are taking the course of action that we are. Wonderful team. Thank you

  • Good customer service

  • My experience was great! But the waiting room small was packed I was dismayed especially because many of those patients are immunocompromised! Not safe for them esp with covid!

  • No inprovements

  • I waited more than 30 minutes after my appointment time to be seen.

  • Dr. Rizx was extremely clear and caring!

  • Everything went well. I want to thank [Name] at the front desk for looking for my necklace and returning it to me. It's nice to know it was found without any delays. Thank you.

  • Caring and professional

  • The doctor explained everything very well.

  • Everything went smoothly.

  • Very nice staff

  • Excellent listening skills, takes time to have a dialogue about medical and emotional concerns. All staff from reception, lab, nursing, and doctors are friendly, display genuine concern and provide excellent care.

  • You adressed my symptoms and got me an appointment for an MRI right away.

  • Dr. Rizk listens and makes suggestions. She is very thorough and kind with her interactions.

  • They were all very sociable especially the girl that brought me in. I can't remember her name. She was very sweet and sociable, and the doctor was very nice as well and I had a good visit. Thank you very much.

  • Dr Riszk listened to all my concerns and responded appropriately. She was warm, cheerful, understanding and compassionate. All characteristics I expect to see with all physicians I meet and who are managing my care.

  • explained why i was there

  • This provider was timely and answered all my concerns

  • Appreciated the personal confirmation call the day before my appointment.

  • There needs to be more Doctors available at convenient locations for elderly or handicapped

  • All the staff made a disparaging day actually enjoyable....very charismatic, kind, upbeat. Helps a lot.

  • Listened to what I had to say about how I was feeling.

  • Dr Rizk is knowledgeable kind and companionate

  • Dr. Rizk is the best oncologist ever because she listens, cares and always does her best for the patient.

  • Very smooth visit. All on time.

  • Dr. listened and answered my questions. Staff was all very cordial and helpful! Lab tech was excellent, as well!

  • Well informed,,.... Explained things clearly.

  • Sophia Rizk is a true star in her field. I am a physician and so I know a bit about what's going on with me. She knows just how to talk to me. She is sympathetic, calm, reassuring and incredibly well educated. She is a superstar.

  • Kind and caring staff

  • Appt was as I expected. Very informative. I was more comfortable about how I was feeling when I left.

  • Everything was great. My daughter, a pediatrician, joined us on FaceTime and was part of the discussion, asking several questions and receiving great answers to all.Great family experience.

  • Dr Rizk was great and explained everything thoroughly. The office staff was great too. It was a pleasurable experience despite being as nervous as I was.

  • Keep up the good work/standards and continue to traeat patients as individuals not numbers.

  • I had the ability to request a telehealth appointment with no problem. Dr. Rizk is very easy to understand and she explains everything in a way that makes sense.

  • As usual I receive what I always expect from South Coast total professionalism and fantastic people

  • Staff was very pleasant and helpful

  • Would have been nice if punctual

  • Dr risk is awesome! I feel I am in good hands when I go there. She's very easy to talk to. Always very comfortable with talking about anything with her. Everyone here has always been nothing less than amazing!

  • Professional and courteous

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