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Thoracic Surgery

Roman V. Petrov, MD

Roman V. Petrov
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Specialties

Thoracic Surgery

Distinctions
4.7
34 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
about me
offices
publications
ratings & reviews
about me
Clinical Interests
  • Lung cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Benign foregut diseases
  • Esophageal motility disorders
  • Gastroparesis
  • Chest wall deformities, trauma and infections
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • VATS and robotic thoracic surgery
  • Therapeutic endoscopy
Research Interests
  • Minimally invasive surgery for esophageal cancer
  • Localization of pulmonary nodules
  • VATS lobectomy and segmentectomy
  • Paraesophageal hernias
  • POEM, POP, STER, EFTR, ESD
Languages
  • Russian
Education
  • MD, Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry, Moscow, Russia
Training
  • Fellowship, Minimally Invasive Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA
  • Fellowship, Trauma Research, Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry, Moscow, Russia
  • Residency, Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Residency, General Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Residency, General Surgery, Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry, Moscow, Russia
Board Certification
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Memberships
  • Fellow of American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • European Society of Thoracic Surgeons 
  • Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Russian American Medical Association
  • Kaplan Honor Medical Society
  • Moscow Surgical Society Russian
  • Association of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Awards and Honors
  • Top Doctors, Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery, Philadelphia magazine, 2019-2020
offices

Office Locations

Temple Lung Center

Temple University Hospital

3401 N. Broad Street

Ambulatory Care Center, 5th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

Fax: 215-707-6867

Fox Chase Cancer Center

333 Cottman Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19111

888-369-2427

Outpatient services located at Fox Chase Cancer Center Main Campus are provided by Temple University Hospital.

publications
Publications

Tehrani N., Anoushiravani A., Bhakta A., Petrov R., Tafen M., Samuels S. Non-operative Management of Water Injection Injury to the Neck. J of Pediatric Surgical Cases. In press.

Petrov R, Elbahloul O, Gallichio MH, Stellrecht K, Conti D. Monthly screening for polyoma virus eliminates BK nephropathy and preserves renal function. Surg Infect. 2009 Feb;10(1):85-90. PMID: 19298172.

Conti D, Petrov R, Elbalhoul O, Gallichio M. Sirolimus-based, calcineurin-inhibitor sparing immunotherapy, long-term (6-year) results. Transpl Immunol. 2008 Nov; 20(1-2): 12-3. PMID: 18793727.

Friedrich J, Petrov R, Askay S, Clark M, Foy H, Isik F, Dellinger P, Klein M, Engrav L. Resection of panniculus morbidus: a salvage procedure with a steep learning curve.. Plast Reconstr Surg.. 2008 Jan; 121(1): 108-14. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 18176212.

ratings & reviews

34 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about Patient Satisfaction Rating.

OVERALL RATING

4.70 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

4.6
Give easy to understand instruction
4.6
Provider expl in way you understand
4.6
Provider listen carefully to you
4.9
Show respect for what you say
4.7
Spend enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
5.0
July 10, 2020

I simply cannot say enough good things about Dr. Petrov & the entire staff & Temple.

5.0
July 6, 2020

Dr. Roman Petrov is #1.

3.0
December 20, 2019

[...] dr. is a very good surgeon, and that's why I was there!

4.5
October 30, 2019

Dr. Petrov has always worked closely w/my GI dr. [...] Dr. Petrov also has had a great concern for my health, & proactive to finding out what my medical problems were.

3.8
October 10, 2019

Caring & concerned.

5.0
October 1, 2019

Was very pleased w/Dr. Petrov & how he ordered tests to find out what was exactly wrong with me. He didn't just assume!

5.0
June 28, 2019

Very good.

3.5
June 26, 2019

[...] Dr. Petrov did the procedure, and told me how to take care of the wound, which was a good visit overall.