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 26 years. She graduated from Hahnemann School Of Medicine, Allegheny University Of Health Sciences in 1993 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

2921 Telestar Ct

Falls Church, VA 22042

Contact Information

(703) 280-5858

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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Petro's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pericardial Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petro treats Pericardial Disease more than 84% of her peers

Dr. Petro treats this condition more than 84% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Uremic Pericarditis
  • Viral Pericarditis
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petro treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 71% of her peers

Dr. Petro treats this condition more than 71% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petro treats Vascular Disease more than 66% of her peers

Dr. Petro treats this condition more than 66% of her peers

Dr. Petro's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lung Cancer
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kathleen Petro, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Falls Church, VA and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from Hahnemann School Of Medicine, Allegheny University Of Health Sciences in 1993 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1993
Hahnemann School Of Medicine, Allegheny University Of Health Sciences
Medical School
1993

Awards

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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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Inova Fairfax Hospital

Falls Church, VA

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