Scott Rizzo, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Specialist, Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
On The Job
Scott Rizzo, DVM, DACVIM, co-founded Louisville Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Services, which merged with BluePearl Veterinary Partners in 2012. Originally an accountant, Dr. Rizzo realized after a brief stint in the banking industry that accounting was not the career path for him. He returned to his true passions in life — animals and science — and went back to college to earn several degrees and on to specialized veterinary training. Dr. Rizzo’s professional interests include pancreatitis, novel cancer therapies, Cushings disease, and non-invasive diagnostic methods.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine-Small Animal Internal Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
Master of Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
Bachelor of Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
Bachelor of Arts, University of Kentucky, Lexington
Born and raised in Louisville, Dr. Rizzo is a big fan of University of Louisville sports. In his free time, he plays golf, racquetball and enjoys bowling as well as spending time with his wife, kids, a border collie named Lady and a beta fish named Fish Stick Senior.