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Thoracic Surgery

Roman V. Petrov, MD, PhD, FACS

Roman V. Petrov
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Specialties

Thoracic Surgery

Distinctions
4.7
33 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
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Clinical Interests
  • Lung cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Benign foregut diseases
  • Esophageal motility disorders
  • Gastroparesis
  • Chest wall deformities, trauma and infections
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Decompression surgery
  • VATS and robotic thoracic surgery
  • Therapeutic endoscopy
Research Interests
  • Minimally invasive and robotic esophagostomy
  • VATS and robotic lobectomy
  • Paraesophageal hernia
  • POEM
  • Chest wall resection and reconstruction
Highlights

Dr. Petrov was featured in a 6 ABC "Moves in Medicine" segment. Watch the video to learn more about Diaphragm paralysis: What it is, diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

Languages
  • Russian
Education
  • MD, Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry, Moscow, Russia
  • MHA, 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
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS) – associate fellow
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons – Member
  • General Thoracic Surgery Club – Candidate Member
  • European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS)
  • Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • Russian American Medical Association (RAMA)
  • Kaplan Honor Medical Society
  • Moscow Surgical Society
  • Russian Association of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Awards and Honors
  • Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors, 2019-2021
  • AATS Graham Foundation Scholarship for Ethicon Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship. 05/2016
  • Memorial Health System Recognition for Excellence in Trauma Care. 11/2015
  • Best Score Among All Residents/American Board of Thoracic Surgery In-service Examination Award. 04/2012
  • Third place, Morris Alpert Resident Research Presentation Award, 06/2010
  • Second place, Morris Alpert Resident Research Presentation Award, 06/2009
  • Second place, Morris Alpert Resident Research Presentation Award, 06/2008
offices

Office Locations

Temple Lung Center

Temple University Hospital – Main Campus

3401 N. Broad Street

Ambulatory Care Center, 5th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

Phone: 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.

Temple Lung Center at Jeanes Campus

Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus
7600 Central Avenue
Patient Care Center
1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215-728-CARE

publications
Publications

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 PubMed

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. PubMed

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. PubMed

ratings & reviews

33 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

4.5
Give easy to understand instruction
4.5
Provider expl in way you understand
4.8
Provider listen carefully to you
4.9
Show respect for what you say
4.7
Spend enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
5.0
April 9, 2021

Dr. Petrov is the best very good dr.

3.5
February 26, 2021

Nurse who brought me back to the room was not friendly. The PA assistant & Dr. Petrov were nice.

5.0
November 18, 2020

Everything was good.

5.0
September 14, 2020

My visit was excellent.

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.