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Roman Petrov

Roman Petrov, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS UTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Surgery - Thoracic
  • UTMB Health Cardiovascular/ Thoracic Surgery, Galveston
    • 1005 Harborside Drive
      5th Floor
      Galveston, TX 77555
    • Phone: (409) 772-6781
    • Fax: (409) 772-1421
    UTMB Health Thoracic Surgery, League City Campus
    • 2280 Gulf Freeway South
      2nd Floor
      League City, TX 77573
    • Phone: (832) 505-4000
    • Fax: (832) 505-4040
  • Dr. Petrov is a cardiothoracic surgeon with special expertise in Thoracic Oncology. His practice is focused on treating patients with lung and esophageal cancer as well as all aspects of benign pathology in the chest and foregut. Dr. Petrov’s clinical interests lie in the field of minimally invasive and robotic surgery and advanced surgical endoscopy. He performs complex oncologic resection with the application of VATS (video-assisted thorascopic surgery) or DaVinci robots. Also, Dr Petrov focuses on benign foregut conditions such as GERD, diverticula, and achalasia. He widely applies new and emerging technologies, particularly in the case of POEM (Peroral endoscopic myotomy) procedures.

    Dr. Petrov’s special interests include chest wall resection and reconstruction, thoracic outlet syndrome and gastroparesis.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    MD, Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry - Moscow, 1996

    Internships:

    General Surgery, University of Washington - Seattle, WA, 2006

    Residencies:

    General Surgery, Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry - Moscow, QA, 1996

    General Surgery, University of Washington - Seattle, WA, 2007

    General Surgery, Albany Medical College - Albany, NY, 2010

    Fellowships:

    Trauma Research, Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry - Moscow, QA, 1999

    Vascular Surgery, Swedish Medical Center - Seattle, WA, 2005

    Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburg UPMC Medical Education - Pittsburgh, PA, 2012

    Clinical Experience- General Thoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburg UPMC Medical Education - Pittsburgh, PA, 2012

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