Habib G. Rizk, M.D., grew up in Lebanon. He graduated in 2007 from the French Faculty of Medicine-Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon and pursued an otolaryngology – head & neck surgery residency at Hôtel-Dieu de France Hospital in Beirut, one of the premier medical centers in the region. Following the completion of his residency in 2012, Dr. Rizk came to Wilmington, Delaware and completed a one-year otologic medicine and surgery fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Michael Teixido. He then joined the Medical University of South Carolina for a two-year neurotology fellowship from July 2013 through June 2015. Upon conclusion of his fellowship, Dr. Rizk joined the MUSC Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery as the director of the vestibular program, and established the only multidisciplinary program in the state of South Carolina to evaluate and manage patients with various causes of dizziness.
Dr. Rizk is on the board of directors of the American Balance Society, a member of the Equilibrium Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, as well as a representative of the Academy in a joint task force with the American Academy of Neurology to investigate quality improvement measures in Neurotology.
Dr. Rizk is also involved in hearing-related and dizziness-related research and has over 25 articles published. He also authored several book chapters and published a book about the anatomy of the ear geared toward teaching residents and medical students the complex anatomy of the ear and temporal bone. Dr. Rizk’s interests pertain to all areas of otology and neurotology with a specific focus on medical and surgical management of vestibular disorders.