Dr. Roman Petrov, MD

Dr. Roman Petrov, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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Dr. Roman Petrov, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Moscow State University Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1996 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

333 Cottman Ave # Youngpavilion

Philadelphia, PA 19111

Contact Information

(215) 728-3624

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Esophageal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pericardial Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Chest Wall Deformity
  • Chest Wall Tumor
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mesothelioma
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Primary Hyperhidrosis
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thymus Cancer
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69  Procedures

  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Bravo pH Testing
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Cryosurgery
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Sympathectomy for Hyperhidrosis
  • Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Esophageal Cancer Resection
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heller Myotomy
  • High Resolution Esophageal Manometry
  • Hyperhidrosis and Minimally Invasive Sympathectomy
  • Impedance Testing
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laser Surgery
  • LINX® Reflux Management System
  • Lobectomy
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nuss Procedure 
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus
  • Ravitch Procedure
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Stenting Procedures of the Airway (Trachea) and Esophagus
  • Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT)
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Outlet Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thoracotomy
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ultrasound, Endobronchial
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

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    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Moscow State University Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Washington Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Albany Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University Of Pittsburg Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Minimally Invasive Thoracic/Esophageal Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Petrov has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Russian
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Petrov's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Petrov

4.9

Based on 33 reviews

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I would recommend Dr. Petrov to do your surgeries. He listened to my concerns,detailed my lung surgery and was available when ever needed. His professionalism and his great sense of humor are a winning combination especially when a patient is new to removal surgery of a cancerous lung. He...Read More
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Dr. Petrov is a very caring and compassionate physician. Upon receiving a diagnosis from my pulmonologist, I was able to see Dr. Petrov within about 2 weeks. He provided much information, answered all my questions and concerns,and I felt very confident going into my surgery. I am very thankful to...Read More
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This was a great experience even though it was more than i ever expected the care from Dr Petrov. was caring explaining everything each day and being there every day. He made sure i was comfortable and as pain free as possible. I just want to thank for all that he has done for me.
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Dr.Petrov did a surgery on me that few doctors can do. Not only did he do the surgery but he did it with great success. I don't know what I would have done without him. He is so good at what he dose and still cares about you as a patient and person. His fellow up has been excellent!
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I am truly thankful for Dr.Petrov. He is such a knowledgeable, attentive and compassionate surgeon. I received workup prior to surgery with prompt results and detailed explanations. He made me feel very comfortable going into surgery and provided me with a clear picture of what to expect...Read More
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