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Northwestern University


General Information:
Chair: M. Christine Stock, MD

Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Andrew Feider, MD

Mailing Address:
Dept of Anesthesiology 251 E Huron St, F5-704
Application Process:
Applications are considered from individuals who will have finished training in an ACGME-accredited anesthesiology residency prior to the start of fellowship. Details on the application process are available on our website: www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/anesthesiology/Education/fellowships/selection.html. Contact Ms. Carolyn Betts via email (cbetts@nmff.org) or telephone (312-926-8132) for further information.
General Program Information:
Number of positions: 3
Position(s) available 2012:
Position(s) available 2013:
Type(s) of Fellowship Training Avaible:
  • Clinical Only
  • Clinical Clinical
Annual Salary: $61,131
Minimum Length of Training: 1 year
Number of CA-4/CA-5 Fellows Completing 12-24 Months Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Training in Previous 5 Years: 10
Abraham Gaupp
Andrew M. Baudo, MD
Director of Intraoperative TEE Services
Charles Shayan, MD
Critical Care Medicine
Hak Yui Wong, MD
Quality Management; Thoracic Anesthesia
Joshua C. Herborn, MD
3D TEE, Mechanical Assist Devices
Kinjal M. Patel, MD
Michael L. Ault, MD, FCCP, FCCM
Critical Care Medicine
Saadia S. Sherwani, MD
Section Chief; Transplantation, Inflammation
Wayne Soong, MD, FCCP
Program Director; Critical Care Medicine
Academic Program:
Fellow Conferences Frequency: Daily for first 2 months, then 1 per week
Type: Clinical, TEE, Journal Club, QM
Extra-Institutional Educational Conference Support: Funding to attend the SCA Review & Update of Perioperative Echo
In the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author On:

Abstract: 13
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 5
Book Chapters:
Other Publications:


Dedicated Research Time: 1 day per week plus option for research elective
Echocardiography Instruction: Daily instruction intraoperatively with 2D and 3D TEE, Echo Rounds; 1 month
Critical Care Rotation: 1 month required per ACGME plus option for elective
Formal Course Work Available in: Pediatric cardiac anesthesiology, Echo Lab
Maximum Time in Non-OR Activities: 4 months

Clinical Program:
Number of Cardiac Procedures with CPB Per Year: 1000
Distribution of cases: 60% Valves, 25% CABG, 15 % Aortas
Average Number of CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 150
Number of Cardiac Procedures off-CPB Per Year: 50
Distribution of case: 30% Off Pump CABG, 60% Thoracic Aneurysm, 10% AICD
Average Number of off-CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 25
Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Cases Per Year: 750
Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants Per Year: 20
Number of Major Vascular Cases Per Year: 400
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