Peter E. Petrucci, M.D. completed his surgical training in the Georgetown University Medical Center and its affiliated hospitals. He spent several years as part of the full-time Georgetown faculty, both at the University Hospital, and at D.C. General Hospital. In 1977, he co-founded Foxhall Surgical Associates, P.C, with his long time colleague, Dr. Paul Melluzzo.
Dr. Petrucci recently accepted the position of Vice President for Patient Safety, Quality, and Medical Affairs at Sibley Memorial Hospital (Read Dr. Petrucci's announcement letter here and the Sibley Press Release here.). He also recently concluded a four year term serving as President of the Medical Staff at Sibley. Past leadership roles in numerous professional organizations have included: President of the Washington Academy of Surgery, President of the Georgetown Clinical Society, and President of the Metropolitan Washington Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. He has been an active volunteer with the American Cancer Society, serving as the D.C. Division’s President in 1991. He has also received numerous awards and citations including the American Cancer Society's highest award, the St. George Medal and Citation for distinguished service in the cause of cancer control. He remains active with the American Cancer Society as Medical Director of the Reach to Recovery Program. Dr. Petrucci is Clinical Assistant Professor at Georgetown University Hospital.
Dr. Petrucci is Board Certified in General Surgery, and is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He has been recertified in 1986 and 1997. He has been named by The Washingtonian Magazine as one of the top surgical specialists in the Washington D.C. area several years in a row. He also has been awarded distinction as one of the Best Doctors in America, having been selected by a consensus of physician colleagues as being among the top 4% of all physicians in his specialty.
Dr. Petrucci is experienced in all aspects of intestinal, thyroid, parathyroid, hernia and breast surgery. His expertise in diseases of the breast has been recognized by his appointment as Co-Director of the Sibley Center for Breast Health. He remains in active practice, but limits surgery to diseases of the breast, hernias, thyroid and parathyroid, and basic laparoscopic procedures.