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Dr. John Petrus specializes in pain management, hematology / oncology, medical oncology, internal medicine, hospice and palliative medicine in Akron, Ohio.
Dr. John Petrus has been compared 296 times. Details of Dr. Petrus' 30 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Northeast Ohio Medical University are available on your free doctor report.
Dr. John Petrus identified specializing in
Pain ManagementPain Management
A physician who provides a high level of care, either as a primary physician or consultant, for patients experiencing problems with acute, chronic or cancer pain in both hospital and ambulatory settings., Hematology / Oncology, Medical OncologyMedical Oncology
An internist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancer and other benign and malignant tumors. This specialist decides on and administers chemotherapy for malignancy, as well as consulting with surgeons and radiotherapists on other treatments for cancer., 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. and Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
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Dr. Petrus is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Dr. Petrus attended medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Medicine and graduated in 1984 having 30 years experience.
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