Dr. Kathleen Petro, MD

Dr. Kathleen Petro, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Kathleen Petro, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Falls Church, VA and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med in 1993 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

2921 Telestar Ct

Falls Church, VA 22042

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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more than 75% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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more than 68% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 65% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Petro's Reviews

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4.4

Based on 7 reviews

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Dr. Petro was assigned to perform my mother’s bypass surgery. MANY complications arose and she always kept me informed in caring and compassionate way. SHE IS a great doctor and helped save my mom! Thank you
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I had an emergency double CABAG performed at INOVA Fairfax Hospital by Dr Petro and am happy to be alive. My experience with her, short as is was, was professional and no nonsense. Unless my surgery fails at a later date I would recommend her for the cardiac procedure she performed on me.
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In early September I didn't know I was dying. I was in profound denial about the significance of my worsening chest pain. Beginning with my primary care physician Sharon Malcolm, then appointments with pulmonologist Leslie Cuiper, cardiologist Minh Van Ngo, and surgeon Kathleen Petro, I was led...Read More
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I ASKED FOR A SECOND OPINON & I WAS GIVEN NO CHOOSE
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