Michael Petracek, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Nashville, TN, Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Thoracic Surgery Nashville, TN

Adult Cardiac Surgery, Aortic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

Professor and Chairman, Cardiac Surgery, Vanderbilt Medical Center

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Education & Training

  • Vanderbilt University
    Vanderbilt UniversityFELLOWSHIP
  • Vanderbilt University
    Vanderbilt UniversityRESIDENCY
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityRESIDENCY
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL

Certifications & Licensure

  • TN State Medical License
    TN State Medical License 1981 - 2022
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012
  • Top MD Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • Download ::Robotics: Where Engineering and Medicine Meet
  • New Appointments Bolster VUMC’s Missions
    New Appointments Bolster VUMC’s MissionsDecember 14, 2017
  • Ranking Lauds VUMC’s Cardiac Surgery Program
    Ranking Lauds VUMC’s Cardiac Surgery ProgramNovember 10, 2016
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Hospital Affiliations