Dr. Petrie has been a surgeon on staff at St. Jude Medical Center since
1978. He serves as an active member on several committees and is currently
Chairman of the Insitutional Review Board that oversees new and experimental
treatments. He is also a member of the Cancer and Surgery Committees.
He has written many publications in the areas of surgical treatments and
the hazards of surgery. Additionally, Dr. Petrie is the president of the
Priestly Society, the Mayo Clinic Surgical Alumni Association.