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Mayo Graduate School of Medicine/Mayo Clinic


General Information:
Institution Name: Mayo Clinic

Faculty List:

Participates in SF Match: Yes
Chair: Carlos B. Mantilla, MD PhD

Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Kent H. Rehfeldt, MD FASE
Mailing Address:
Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship, MB 2-860
Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905

Phone: 507.255.1246
Fax: 507.255.2939
Program Coordinator: Linda Anderson
Phone: 507.255.1246
General Program Information:
Number of positions: 3
Additional Fellowship Training Available:
Annual Salary: $62,702
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 15
Education Program:
Conference Available to Fellows:

  • Cardiac anesthesia
  • Echo grand rounds
  • Echo fellow teaching conference
  • Cardiology grand rounds, anesthesiology grand rounds 

  • Cardiac anesthesia fellows' journal club
  • Anesthesiology departmental quality improvement
Academic Fellow Activities:
In the previous 5 years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author on:
Abstracts: 16
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 25
Book Chapters: 
QI Projects: 5
Clinical Program:
Total Number of Procedures: 4,500 cardiac and thoracic cases annually
Number of CPB Procedures: 2,580
Number of Cardiac Procedures: 3,000
Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures: 150
Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures: 1,500
Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants: 45
Major Vascular Procedures: 500
Operating Equipment Available: Robotics, non-robotic minimally invasive, VADs, ECMO, total artificial heart, transcatheter valves (aortic, mitral, tricuspid, pulmonary).
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