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Roman Petrov, MD, Joins the Fox Chase Cancer Center Division of Thoracic Surgery

May 16, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (May 16, 2017) – Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the arrival of Roman Petrov, MD, who will join the faculty as assistant professor in the division of thoracic surgery. He will concurrently serve as assistant professor of thoracic medicine and surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.

Petrov comes to Fox Chase from Memorial Health System in Marietta, OH, where he served as an attending physician and chief of the department of thoracic surgery. He completed general surgery residency at the University of Washington Medical Center and Albany Medical Center, as well as a cardiothoracic residency and minimally invasive Thoracic Surgery Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Petrov is Board Certified in General and Cardiothoracic Surgery and is a Fellow of American College of Surgeons. Dr. Petrov clinical interests include Lung and Esophageal cancer, benign foregut diseases and chest wall tumors and deformities, including Thoracic outlet syndrome.

“Dr. Petrov is a skilled surgeon who is widely published, and has presented original research at numerous scientific conferences. With this body of clinical and academic work, he is a perfect fit for Fox Chase,” said Abbas El-Sayed Abbas, MD, MS, chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Fox Chase.

“I am excited to join the team at Fox Chase, and contribute to its excellent tradition of patient care,” said Petrov.

       

The Hospital of Fox Chase Cancer Center and its affiliates (collectively “Fox Chase Cancer Center”), a member of the Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence four consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship and community outreach. 
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