Dr. Rizk is experienced infertility and reproductive medicine physician serving patients atElite IVF, which has locations in The Woodlands, Odessa, and Houston, Texas, Nashville,Tennessee, and Fairhope, Alabama. Dr. Rizk is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology and thehead of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and Medical and Scientific Director of InVitro Fertilization and Assisted Reproduction at the University of South Alabama. Additionally,he is Lab Director to Odessa fertility lab at Odessa Regional Medical Center. He also is a facultymember at Texas Tech University in Odessa, TX.
Dr. Rizk has published over twenty medical textbooks covering various aspects of infertility,ultrasonography and robotic surgery and is one of the early members of the European Society forHuman Reproduction in addition to being a founding member of Middle East Fertility Society.Studying under Nobel Laureate Professor Robert Edwards, a recipient of the Nobel prize inMedicine for the world’s first successful In Vitro fertilization treatment, Dr. Rizk began hisa career in Reproductive Medicine in London and Cambridge and later joined the prestigiousUniversity of Cambridge as faculty from 1990 to 1993. Dr. Rizk is board certified by theAmerican Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynecologistsin England, the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada in addition to the AmericanBoard of Bioanalysts in Embryology & Andrology.
Dr. Rizk’s clinical interest and research has focused on ovarian stimulation and is internationallyrecognized as a leading authority on ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS), having madeoriginal contributions to the pathophysiology and prevention of the condition. His bookdedicated to OHSS is now widely utilized as a standard reference guide. In addition to his
extensive work with OHSS, Dr. Rizk is recognized as a leading authority on endometriosis andhas published over four hundred peer reviewed articles, book chapters, and abstracts over thepast 30 years.