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Taine T.V. Pechet, MD

Taine T.V. Pechet, MD Physician

Chief of Surgery, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery

Dr. Pechet is employed by Penn Medicine.

In New Jersey, providers are affiliated with Penn Medicine through Clinical Health Care Associates of New Jersey.

About Dr. Taine T. Pechet

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2013 - 2018

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues, 2011 to 2018

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties


  • Thoracic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 2000
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, 2002

Clinical Expertise:

  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cancer Clinical Trials
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Chest Wall Resection Surgery
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Esophageal Strictures
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagus Biopsy
  • Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Laser Bronchoscopy
  • Laser Therapy for Benign Skin Tumors
  • Lobectomy
  • Lung (Chest) Biopsy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Carcinoid Tumor
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Tumors
  • Lymph Node Enlargement
  • Mediastinal Tumor Resection
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Nissen Fundoplication Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion (Fluid in the Lung)
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Robotic Thoracic Surgery
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Thoracic Malignancies
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thymectomy (Thymus Gland Removal Surgery)
  • Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma
  • Tracheal Stenosis
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Harvard University
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency: Carney Hospital
Fellowship: Washington University Medical Center - Barnes Hospital


American Association for Thoracic Surgery General Thoracic Biology Club, National American College of Chest Physicians, National American College of Surgeons, National Finance committee ITMIG, National General Thoracic Surgical Club, National International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group, International Massachusetts Medical Society, Local Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local Philadelphia County Medical Society, Local Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, National Society of Thoracic Surgeons, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Pechet is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department of Surgery
Division of Thoracic Surgery
39th & Market Streets
Suite 266 Wright Saunders Pavilion

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-9195
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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