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Loma Linda University Medical Center


General Information:
Chair: Robert Martin, MD
Fellowship Coordinator: Amber Andrade
Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Ryan E. Lauer, MD

Mailing Address:
Department of Anesthesiology 11234 Anderson Street #2534
Loma Linda
Application Process:
Applications will be accepted via the SF Match (sfmatch.org) through February. Please contact the fellowship coordinator at the number above if you have any additional questions. The recruitment dates are April 14, 21, and 28.
General Program Information:
Number of positions: 1
Position(s) available 2012:
Position(s) available 2013:
Type(s) of Fellowship Training Avaible:
  • Clinical Only
  • Clinical Basic Research
  • Clinical Clinical
Annual Salary: $55,993.60
Minimum Length of Training: 12 months
Number of CA-4/CA-5 Fellows Completing 12-24 Months Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Training in Previous 5 Years: 5
Jason Gatling, MD
cardiothoracic anesthesiology
Justin Horricks, MD
cardiothoracic anesthesiology
Richard Applegate, MD
cardiothoracic anesthesiology
Ryan Lauer, MD
cardiothoracic anesthesiology
Academic Program:
Fellow Conferences Frequency: 2 per week
Type: Clinical, Research, Fellow presentation, Journal Club
Extra-Institutional Educational Conference Support: 1 meeting per year
In the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author On:


Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:
Book Chapters:
Other Publications:




Funding: Dept/Institutional Funds
Dedicated Research Time: 1 month per year
Echocardiography Instruction: inside OR, specific rotation (duration 2 months)
Critical Care Rotation: Yes
Formal Course Work Available in: Biostatistics
Maximum Time in Non-OR Activities: 6 months out of 12 total months. Opportunity for peds, including neonatal


Clinical Program:
Number of Cardiac Procedures with CPB Per Year: 645
Distribution of cases: 50% CABG, 15% valves, 10% thoracic aneurysm, 25% congenital
Average Number of CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 135
Number of Cardiac Procedures off-CPB Per Year: 40
Distribution of case: 30% off pump CABG, 40% thoracic aneurysm, 30% AICD
Average Number of off-CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 12
Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Cases Per Year: 40
Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants Per Year: 25
Number of Major Vascular Cases Per Year: 50
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