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Vanderbilt University Medical Center


General Information:
Institution Name: Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Faculty List:

Participates in SF Match: Yes
Chair: Warren S. Sandberg, MD PhD

Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Mias Pretorius, MB ChB MSCI
Mailing Address:
1215 21st Ave S
MCE, NT Suite 5160
Nashville, TN 37232-8274

Phone: 615.322.4650
Fax: 615.242.4279
Program Coordinator: Mary Ruth Brewer
Phone: 615.936.4650
General Program Information:
Adult cardiothoracic rotation (7 months)
Cardiovascular intensive care unit rotation (1 month)
Adult thoracic anesthesia rotation (1 month)
Pediatric cardiothoracic anesthesia rotation (1 month)
TEE/EP anesthesia rotation (1 month)
Elective rotation (1 month)

Number of positions: 5
Additional Fellowship Training Available: Clinical/Basic Research; Clinical/Clinical Research
Annual Salary: $61,623 for 2016-2017
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 16
Education Program:
Conference Available to Fellows:
Weekly ECHOs
Weekly CT Anesthesiology conference
Monthly journal
Monthly CT fellowship conference
Academic Fellow Activities:
In the previous 5 years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author on:
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Clinical Program:
Total Number of Procedures: 1,500 cardiac cases per year
Number of CPB Procedures:
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Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures:
Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures:
Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants: 80+ heart transplants, 20+ lung transplants
Major Vascular Procedures: 
Operating Equipment Available: 
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