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Taine T.V. Pechet, MD

Taine T.V. Pechet, MD Surgeon

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

Dr. Pechet is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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, 2013-14

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue, 2011 through 2016


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
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • 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 Resection
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Nissen Fundoplication - Minimally Invasive
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Pneumothorax
  • Robotic Thoracic Surgery
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Thoracic Malignancies
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thymectomy
  • Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma
  • Tracheal Stenosis
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • 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
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Harvard Medical School
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 Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 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 a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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-PENN (7366)

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