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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 63

8921 Three Chopt Rd Ste 300
Richmond, VA 23229
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Dr. Pettit's Experience


  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery

Dr. Pettit says...

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Dr. Pettit says...

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Atelectasis
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulum of Esophagus
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia

Background Check for Dr. Pettit

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Virginia.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Awards & Recognitions


Education & Training

Medical School

Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1978

Internship Hospital

Med College Va
Complete in 1979

Residency Hospital

Dartmouth Hitchcock Mc
Complete in 1985
Med College Va
Complete in 1980

Undergraduate Schools

George Mason University
Graduated in 1974

Languages Spoken by Dr. Pettit & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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