General Information:


Participates in SF Match: Yes

Chair: John Lawrence, MD
Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Ricardo Cardenas, MD
Mailing Address:
Allegheny General Hospital 
320 East North Avenue, 4th Floor South Tower
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Phone: 412.359.6726
Fax: 412.359.8897

Program Coordinator: Joanne Hill 
Phone: 412.359.6726

Program Coordinator: Christina Wolbert
Phone: 412.578.7383

General Program Information:

Number of positions: 1
Additional Fellowship Training Available: Clinical/ Clinical Research

Annual Salary: $60,270
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 5

Education Program:

Conference Available to Fellows:
Monthly TEE Conference, Echo Quality Assurance, Cardiac Case Conference and Weekly Lectures

Academic Fellow Activities:

In the previous 5 years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author on:
Abstracts: 7
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 1
QI Projects: 2
Other Publications: 2

Clinical Program:

Total Number of Procedures: 1,700
Number of CPB Procedures: 1,125
Number of Cardiac Procedures: 1,350
Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures: 50
Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures: 250
Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants: 32
Major Vascular Procedures: 100
Operating Equipment Available: 8 TEE machines, 5 Ultrasound machines, cerebral oxymeter