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Jorge R. Risco, M.D.

Jorge R. Risco, M.D.


4.9 out of 5 stars
UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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About Me


English, Spanish

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Neurology, Stroke Division (SMD)

Assistant Professor - Department of Neurosurgery (SMD) - Joint


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Vascular Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2017 - 2018

Residency, Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2014 - 2017

Internship, Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2013 - 2014

Fellowship, Research, Hypnos Instituto del Sueno. 2010 - 2011


MD | Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (Peru). 2010


Journal Articles

Endovascular Therapy is Effective for Large Vessel Occlusion Despite Concurrent Cancer.

Mattingly TK, Risco JE, Burch JE, Whyte R, Kohli GS, Susa S, Bhalla T, Bender MT

Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association.. 2022 June 31 (6):106439. Epub 03/18/2022.

Virtual Adaptation of an International Exchange Program in Medical Education.

Fung C, Maxwell N, Powell S, Benassai M, Chunga N, Corcoran J, Barbosa W, Lopez M, Hanampa B, Llaiqui-Condori M, Delgado-Lazo V, Mendoza K, Astete Y, Flor M, Palacios S, Valdovinos B, Risco J, Camargo I, Jozefowicz R, Lizárraga KJ

Annals of global health.. 2022 88 (1):52. Epub 07/08/2022.

Bacterial Meningitis in Patient with Sigmoid Sinus Diverticulum.

Weiss M, Risco J

Neurology India.. 2020 68 (3):694-695. Epub 1900 01 01.

Clinical Reasoning: A 27-year-old man with acute-onset ataxia.

Risco J, Weiss M

Neurology.. 2017 May 3088 (22):e207-e211. Epub 1900 01 01.

Is restless legs syndrome associated with chronic mountain sickness?

Vizcarra-Escobar D, Mendiola-Yamasato A, Risco-Rocca J, Mariños-Velarde A, Juárez-Belaunde A, Anculle-Arauco V, Rivera-Chira M

Sleep medicine.. 2015 August 16 (8):976-80. Epub 04/16/2015.

CD4+ T cell subsets and Tax expression in HTLV-1 associated diseases.

Barros N, Risco J, Rodríguez C, Sánchez C, González E, Tanaka Y, Gotuzzo E, White AC, Montes M

Pathogens and global health.. 2013 June 107 (4):202-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Excessive sleepiness prevalence in public transportation drivers of a developing country.

Risco J, Ruiz P, Mariños A, Juarez A, Ramos M, Salmavides F, Vega J, Kruger H, Vizcarra D

Traffic injury prevention.. 2013 14 (2):145-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Latitudinal prevalence gradient of multiple sclerosis in Latin America.

Risco J, Maldonado H, Luna L, Osada J, Ruiz P, Juarez A, Vizcarra D

Multiple sclerosis : clinical and laboratory research.. 2011 September 17 (9):1055-9. Epub 05/06/2011.


Handbook of Clinical Neurology (2022)

Chapter: Prognostication in neurology

Authors: Risco J, Kelly A, Holloway R

Publisher: Elsevier 2022

Neuropalliative Care. A Guide to Improving the Lives of Patients and Families Affected by Neurologic Disease. (2019)

Chapter: Improving Medical Decisions

Authors: Risco J, Kelly A

Publisher: Springer 2019

Ratings & Comments

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During this visit, did this provider spend enough time with you?

4.8 stars

During this visit, did this provider show respect for what you had to say?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider give you easy to understand information about these health questions or concerns?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider listen carefully to you?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider explain things in a way that was easy to understand?

4.8 stars

Patient Comments

5.0 stars

He is very knowledgeable and thorough

Dec 17, 2023