Dr. Gregory Petro specializes in cardiovascular disease, internal medicine in Athens, Georgia.
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Dr. Gregory Petro identified specializing in
Cardiovascular DiseaseCardiovascular Disease
An internist who specializes in diseases of the heart, lungs, and blood vessels and manages complex cardiac conditions such as heart attacks and life-threatening, abnormal heartbeat rhythms. and Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs..
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Dr. Petro attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University Jefferson Medical College and graduated in 1996 having 18 years experience.
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