Thoracic Surgery

Roman V. Petrov, MD

Assistant Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Unit Based Medical Director, 7 West, Temple University Hospital

About me

Clinical Interests
  • Lung cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Benign foregut diseases
  • Esophageal motility disorders
  • Gastroparesis
  • Chest wall deformities, trauma and infections
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • VATS and robotic thoracic surgery
  • Therapeutic endoscopy
Research Interests
  • Minimally invasive surgery for esophageal cancer
  • Localization of pulmonary nodules
  • VATS lobectomy and segmentectomy
  • Paraesophageal hernias
  • POEM, POP, STER, EFTR, ESD
Languages
  • Russian
Education
  • MD, 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
  • Fellow of American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • European Society of Thoracic Surgeons 
  • Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Russian American Medical Association
  • Kaplan Honor Medical Society
  • Moscow Surgical Society Russian
  • Association of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Publications

Publications

Tehrani N., Anoushiravani A., Bhakta A., Petrov R., Tafen M., Samuels S. Non-operative Management of Water Injection Injury to the Neck. J of Pediatric Surgical Cases. In press.

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.

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.

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.