Dr. Peter Rizk

Dr. Peter Rizk, professor and head of reproductive endocrinology and infertility, has over 150 publications in the field of infertility and reproductive medicine.

Dr. Rizk attended medical school at Cairo University Faculty of Medicine in Egypt. His residency was at the University of South Alabama Hospitals, and his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology was at the Bourn Hallam Clinic in Cambridge, U.K.

Dr. Rizk is board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and he was selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2017.

 

Featured recent publications

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Complications and Outcomes of Assisted Reproduction
Botros Rizk and Jan Gerris (Editors)
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge, England and New York, March 2017

 

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Standard Operational Procedures in Reproductive Medicine: Laboratory and Clinical Practice
Botros Rizk and Markus Montag (Editors)
CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group
Boca Raton, Florida, February 2017

 

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Office Care of Women
Botros Rizk and Martin E. Olsen (Editors)
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge, England and New York, June 2016

 

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Challenging Office Cases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Botros Rizk and Martin E. Olsen (Editors)
Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
St Louis, Missouri, USA and New Delphi, India, March 2016

 

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Androgens in Gynecological Practice
Leo Plouffe Jr and Botros Rizk
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge, England and New York, August 2015

 

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Ultrasonography in Gynecology
Botros Rizk and Elizabeth E. Puscheck
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge, England and New York, December 2014

 

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Fertility Preservation: Advances and Controversies
Mohamed A. Bedaiwy and Botros Rizk
Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
St. Louis, Missouri, USA and New Delphi, India, February 2014

 

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Medical & Surgical Management of Male Infertility
Botros Rizk, Nabil Aziz, Ashok Agarwal and Edmund Sabanegh Jr
Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
St. Louis, Missouri, USA and New Delphi, India, August 2013

 

 

Pregnancy After Assisted Reproductive Technology
Eric Jauniaux and Botros Rizk (Editors)
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge, England and New York, August 2012

 

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Clinical Infertility and In Vitro Fertilization
Botros Rizk and Hassan N. Sallam (Editors)
Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
St. Louis, Missouri, USA and New Delphi, India, April 2012

 

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Ultrasonography in Reproductive Medicine and Infertility
Botros Rizk (Editor)
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge, England and New York, April 2012

 

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Human Assisted Reproductive Technology
David K Gardner, Botros Rizk and Tommaso Falcone (Editors)
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge, England and New York, February 2011

 

 

Ovarian Stimulation
Mohamed Aboulghar and Botros Rizk (Editors)
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge, England and New York, October 2010

 

 

Endometriosis: Current Management and Future Trends
Juan A Garcia-Velasco and Botros Rizk (Editors)
Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
St Louis, Missouri, USA and New Delphi, India, September 2009

 

 

Infertility and Assisted Reproduction
Botros Rizk, Juan A Garcia-Velasco, 
Hassan Sallam, Antonis Makrigiannakis (Editors)
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge, England and New York, September 2008

 

 

Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome
Botros (Peter) Rizk, Editor
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge, England and New York, 2006

 

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Endometriosis, Second Edition
Botros (Peter) Rizk, EditorHealth Press Oxford, England, 2003

 


 

Full publication list

 

Publications 1989

Kingsland CR, Collins JV, Rizk B, Mason BA (1989). Ovarian hyperstimulation presenting as acute hydrothorax after in-vitro fertilization. American Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology, 161: 381-382.

Steer C, Tan SL, Rizk B, Brinsden P, Mason BA, Campbell S (1989). Sex ratio and in-vitro fertilization. The Lancet, 2(8667): 863.

 

Publications 1990

Rizk B, Tan SL, Kingsland CR, Steer C, Mason BA, Campbell S (1990). Ovarian cyst aspiration and the outcome of in-vitro fertilization. Fertility and Sterility, 54(4): 661-664.

Rizk B, Meagher S, Fisher AM (1990). Severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome and cerebrovascular accidents. Human Reproduction, 5(6): 697-698.

Rizk B, Meagher S, Fisher AM (1990). Ovarian pregnancy following in-vitro fertilization and embryo transfer. Human Reproduction, 5(6): 763-764.

Tan SL, Steer CV, Royston P, Rizk B, Mason BA, Campbell S (1990). Conception rates and in-vitro fertilization. The Lancet, 335: 299-230.

Rizk B, Morcos S, Avery S, Elder K, Brinsden P, Mason BA, Edwards RG (1990). Rare ectopic pregnancies after in-vitro fertilization: One unilateral twin and four bilateral tubal pregnancies. Hum Reprod, 5(8): 1025-1028.

Rizk B, Lachelin GCL, Davies MC, Hartshorne GM, Edward RG (1990). Ovarian pregnancy following in-vitro fertilization and embryo transfer. Hum Reprod, 5(6): 763-764.

Kingsland CR, Tan SL, Bickerton N, Rizk B, Steer CV, Avery S, Mason BA, Campbell S (1990). Prevalence of multiple pregnancies associated with the use of GnRH analog in IVF. Assisted Reproductive Technology/Andrology, 1:76-80.

Kingsland CR, Tan SL, Bickerton N, Rizk B, Steer C, Mills C, White N, Smith S, Mason BA, Campbell S (1990). Is the routine administration of a short course of buserelin useful in-vitro fertilization? A prospective randomized study. Assisted Reproductive Technology/Andrology, 1: 287-291.

 

Publications 1991

Rizk B, Tan SL, Morcos S, Riddle A, Brinsden P, Mason BA, Edwards RG (1991). Heterotopic pregnancies following in-vitro fertilization and embryo transfer. American J of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 164(1):161-164.

Rizk B, Edwards RG, Nicolini U, Meagher S, Lamont RF (1991). Edwards syndrome after the replacement of cryopreserved thawed embryos. Fertility and Sterility, 55(1): 208-210.

Aboulghar MA, Mansour RT, Serour GI, Rizk B, Riad R (1991). Improvement of spontaneous pregnancy rate after stopping gonadotropin therapy for anovulatory infertility.   Fertility and Sterility, 55: 722-725.

Rizk B, Aboulghar M (1991). Modern management of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. Human Reproduction, 6(8): 1082-1087.

Rizk B, Doyle P, Tan SL, Rainsbury PA, Betts J, Brinsden P, Edwards RG (1991). Perinatal outcome and congenital malformations in in-vitro fertilization babies from the Bourn Hallam Group. Human Reproduction, 6(9): 1259-1264.

Aboulghar MA, Mansour RT, Serour GI, Rizk B (1991). Human Reproduction Ultrasonic transvaginal aspiration of endometriotic cysts: an optional line of treatment in selected cases of endometriosis, 6(10): 1408-1410.

 

Publications 1992

Rizk B, Smitz J (1992). Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome after superovulation using GnRH agonists for IVF and related procedures. Human Reproduction, 7(3): 320-327.

Rizk B, Manners CV, Davies MC, Steer CV, Bell SC, Dillon D, Edwards RG (1992). Immunohistochemical expression of endometrial proteins and pregnancy outcome in frozen embryo replacement cycles. Human Reproduction, 7(3): 413-417.

Kong AS, Bates SJ, Rizk B (1992). Rupture of membranes prior to the onset of spontaneous labor increases the likelihood of instrumental delivery. British J of Anesthesia, 68(3): 252-255.

Tan SL, Doyle P, Campbell S, Beral V, Rizk B, Brinsden P, Mason BA, Edwards RG (1992). Obstetric outcome of in-vitro fertilization pregnancies compared to naturally conceived pregnancies. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 167(3):778-784.     

Dimitry ES, Rizk B (1992). Ectopic pregnancy: epidemiology, advances in diagnosis and management. British Journal of Clinical Practice, 46(1):52-54.

Brinsden PR, Rizk B (1992). The obstetric outcome of assisted conception treatment. Assisted Reproduction Reviews, 2:16-25.

 

Publications 1993

Rizk B (1993). Intrauterine replacement of oocytes with bound sperms. Fertility, Sterility and Contraception, I:201-208.

Mansour RT, Aboulghar MA, Serour GI, Abbas AM, Ramzy AM, Rizk B (1993). In vitro survival of spermatozoa in the human fallopian tube for 25 days: a case report. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, 10(5): 379-380.

 

Publication 1994

Marcos SF, Rizk B, Fountain S, Brinsden PR (1994). Tuberculous infertility and in vitro fertilization. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 171(6):1593-1596.

 

Publications 1995

Rizk B, Aksel S, Helvacioglu A (1995). Gamete intrafallopian transfer in patients with pelvic endometriosis. Gynecology, Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine, 1:124-126.

Rizk B, Brewington KC, Thorneycroft IH (1995). Sexual dysfunction and its management in the gynecological cancer patient. The Journal of Clinical Practice in Sexuality, 10, I/II: 26-29.

Rizk B, Thorneycroft IH (1995). Managing oral contraception users who smoke. The Journal of Clinical Practice in Sexuality, 10, III/IV: 34-42.

Rizk B, Fountain S, Avery S, Palmer C, Blayney M, Macnamee M, Mills C, Brinsden PR (1995). Successful use of pentoxifylline in male factor infertility and previous failure of fertilization in-vitro: a prospective randomized study. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, 12(10): 710-714.

Fountain S, Rizk B, Avery S, Palmer C, Blayney M, Macnamee M, Mills C, Brinsden PR (1995). An evaluation of the effect of pentoxifylline on sperm function and treatment outcome of male factor infertility; a preliminary study. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, 12(10): 704-709.

 

Publications 1996

Rizk B, Atterbury JL, Groome LJ (1996). Reproductive risks of cocaine. Human Reproduction Update, 2(1): 43-55.

Rizk B, Georgy BA, West JD, Safran DB, Brogdon BG (1996). Calcified pelvic mass in a 75 year old woman. Academic Radiology, 3(2): 165-169.

Aboulghar MA, Mansour RT, Serour GI, Rizk B (1996). Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: Modern concepts in pathophysiology and management. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 1(1): 3-16.

Yeoman RR, Huff CA, Helvacioglu A, Aksel S, Rizk B (1996). Effects of human serum albumin sources on sperm wash and intrauterine insemination results. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 1(1): 41-43.

Rizk B, Royster L, Thorneycroft IH, Yeoman RR, Martinez J, Warren JC (1996). Deletion of long arm of the X chromosome (46 XX q21) in a patient with primary amenorrhea: Is there a correlation between the Karyotype and the Phenotype? Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 1(1): 83-85.

Hossain AM, Rizk B, Huff C, Helvacioglu A, Thorneycroft IH (1996). Human sperm bioassay has potential in evaluating quality of cumulus-oocyte complexes. Archives of Andrology, 37:7-10.

Rizk B, Thorneycroft IH (1996). The role of operative laparoscopy in the treatment of tubo-ovarian abscesses. The Female Patient, 21: 76-77.

Hossain AM, Huff C, Rizk B (1996). Fractions of Percoll eliminated sperm:  increased sperm yield in Percoll wash. Arch Androl, 37: 189-195.

Hossain A, Barik S, Rizk B, Thorneycroft IH (1996). A microscopic approach of sperm preparation for intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 1(2): 146-150.

Rizk B (1996). The impact of pelvic inflammatory disease and tubal damage on heterotopic pregnancy following in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer. The Journal of Clinical Practice in Sexuality, 11(3/4): 46-51.

El-Danasouri I, Chung E, Kemmann  E, Rizk B (1996). Female chronological age determines the implantation rate after intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 1(3): 217-222.

Rizk B, Baker SL, Groome LJ (1996). Diamond-Blackfan anemia following in vitro fertilization. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 1(3): 243-245.

Hossain AM, Rizk B, Huff C, Helvacioglu A, Thorneycroft IH (1996). Cumulus-oocyte complex:  Human sperm bioassay. Assisted Reproduction Technology/Andrology, 7:132-134.

 

Publications 1997

Rizk B, Dill SR (1997). Counseling HIV patients pursuing infertility investigation and treatment. Hum Reprod, 12(3): 415-416.

Rizk B, Georgy B, Snow R, Lynn S, Thorneycroft IH (1997). Absence of flow in ovarian vein: by time-of-flight magnetic resonance. Angiography without evidence of thrombosis. Clinical Imaging, 21: 203-206.

Hossain A, Bhaumik D, Selukar R, Huff C, Rizk B, Thorneycroft IH (1997). Assessment of the relationship of sperm morphology with seminal and other clinical conditions of semen donors. Arch Androl, 39(2): 111-117.

Hossain AM, Barik S, Rizk B, Thorneycroft IH (1997). Assessment quality of frozen serum by spectrophotometric analysis and sperm bioassay. Arch Androl, 39(2): 119-125.

Rizk B, Youssif S, Ragheb M, Smitz J, Kirolos A, Saleeb S (1997). Outpatient endometrial biopsy. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 2(2): 102-108.

Rizk B (1997). Hormone replacement therapy in breast cancer survivors. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 2(2): 112-114.

Almeida O, Val-Gallas J, Rizk B (1997). A novel classification for conscious pain mapping. The Egyptian Journal of Fertility and Sterility, 1: 53-58.

Rizk B, Aboulghar M, Smitz J, Ron-El R (1997). The role of vascular endothelial growth factor and interleukins in the pathogenesis of severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. Hum Reprod Update, 3(3): 255-266.

Hossain AM, Rizk B, Behzadian A, Thorneycroft IH (1997). Modified guanidinium thiocyanate method for human sperm DNA extraction. Thorneycroft. Molecular Human Reproduction, 3(11): 953-956.

 

Publications 1998

Yeoman RR, Jones WD, Rizk B (1998). Evidence for nitric oxide regulation of hamster sperm hyperactivation. Journal of Andrology, 19(1): 58-64.

Hossain AM, Barik S, Rizk B, Thorneycroft IH (1998). Preconceptional sex selection: past, present and future. Archives of Andrology, 40(1): 3-14.

Almeida OD, Val-Gallas JM, Rizk B (1998). Appendectomy under local anesthesia following conscious pain mapping: A report of two cases. Human Reproduction 1998; 13 (3): 588-590.

Rizk B (1998). Third generation progestogens and venous thromboembolism. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 3(2): 114-118.

Hossain AM, Rizk B, Barik S, Huff C, Thorneycroft IH (1998). Time course of hypo osmotic swellings of human spermatozoa: evidence of ordered transition between swelling sub-types. Human Reproduction, 13(6): 1578-1583.

Yeoman RR, Sonksen J, Gibson S, Rizk B, Abee CR (1998). Penile vibratory stimulation yields increased sperm and accessory gland production compared to rectal electro ejaculation in an intact primate (Saimiri boliviensis). Human Reproduction, 13(9): 2527-2531.

Almeida Jr. OD, Rizk B (1998). Microlaparoscopic ovarian drilling under local anesthesia:  A case report. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 3(2): 189-191.

Almeida Jr. OD, Rizk B (1998). Microlaparoscopy: It's evolution, present and future. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 3(3): 286-287.

 

Publications 1999

Yeoman RR, Crews LM, Zimmer DB, Dahl KD, Rizk B, Abee CR (1999). Elevated ovarian expression and serum concentration of alpha inhibin in the uteal phase during follicular development in the squirrel monkey (Saimiri boliviensis) compared to the human. Am J Primat, 47(2): 165-179.

Hossain AM, Barik S, Kulkarni P, Rizk B (1999). Analysis of In Vitro Migration Patterns of Human Spermatozoa by a petri dish-based horizontal column. Biology of Reproduction, 61(2): 406-410.

 

Publications 2002

Gore L, Nawar MG, Rezk Y, Chehata H, Abuzeid M, Ashraf M, Rizk B(2002). Resistant unilateral hydrothorax as the sole manifestation of ovarian. Hyperstimulation syndrome. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 7(2):149-153.

Abdel-Hamid M, Rezk Y, Nawar MG, Formentini E, Chehata H, Abuzeid M, Rizk B (2002). Normal pregnancy outcome after inadvertent long-term exposure to gonadotropin Releasing hormone agonist. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 7(3):237:241.

 

Publications 2003

Rizk B (2003). The Women’s Health Initiative: clinical perspectives. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 8(1):1-9.

Sasy M, Abdel-Fattah A, Rizk B, Abuzeid M I (2003).  Outcome of inadvertent administration of a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist in early pregnancy. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 8(2):139-142.

 

Publication 2004

Rezk Y, Huff C, Rizk B (2004). Effect of glutamine on preimplantation mouse embryo development in vitro. American Journal Obstetrics and Gynecology, 190:1450-1454.

 

Publication 2009

Rizk B (2009). Genetics of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. Reproductive BioMedicine Online, 19(1): 14-27.

 

Publications 2010

Helvacioglu A, Gilmore S, Wilson W, Rizk B (2010). Ovarian malposition – mullerian anomalies revisited. Middle East Fertility Journal, 15(2):115-118.

Rizk B, Rizk C (2010). Prevention and management of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. Current Women’s Health Review, 6(2):130-145.

 

Publications 2011

Tucker III M, Rizk B (2011). Hereditary female cancers: breast, ovarian, and endometrial. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 16(4):241-247.

Badawy S, Rizk B (2011). Controlled ovarian stimulation in difficult cases. Sexuality, Reproduction & Menopause Journal, 9(2):17-23.

 

Publications 2013

Rizk B, Holliday C, Abuzeid M (2013).Challenges in the diagnosis and management of interstitial and cornual ectopic pregnancies. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, December, 18(4):235-240.

Rizk B, Holliday C, Owens S, Abuzeid M (2013). Cervical and cesarean scar ectopic pregnancies: diagnosis and management. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 18(2):67-73.

 

Publications 2014

Abuzeid M, Warda H, Joseph S, Corrado MG, Abuzeid O, Ashraf M, Rizk B (2014). Outpatient management of severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) with Placement of Pigtail Catheter. Facts, Views, and Vision in OBGYN, 6(1):31-37.

Rizk B, Fisher AS, Lotfy HA, Turki R, Zahed HA, Malik R, Holliday CP, Glass A, Fishel H, Solliman MY, Herrera D (2014). Recurrence of endometriosis after hysterectomy. Facts, Views, and Vision in OBGYN, 6(4):219-227.

 

Publications 2015

Rizk B, Turki R, Lotfy H, Ranganathan S, Zahed H, Freeman AR, Shilbayeh Z, Sassy M, Shalaby M, Malik R (2015). Surgery for endometriosis-associated infertility: do we exaggerate the magnitude of effect? Facts, Views, and Vision in OBGYN, 7(2):109-118.

Malik R, Rizwan S, Rizk B (2015). Resection of Uterine Septum Using the MyoSure Tissue Removal System. Journal Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 22(6S):S123.

 

Publication 2016

Aziz A, Joseph S, Salem W, Abed S, Rizk B, Abuzeid M (2016). The effectiveness of hespan in reducing the incidence of severe hyperstimulation syndrome in polycystic ovarian disease patients. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 21(3):189-93.

 

Publication 2017

Ellington JE, Rizk B, Criso S (2017). Antenatal Perineal Massage Improves Women’s Experience of Childbirth and Postpartum Recovery: A Review to Facilitate Provider and Patient Education on the Technique. J Womens Health, Issues & Care, 6(2):1-7.

 

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