General Information:

Faculty List: 

Participates in SF Match: Yes

Chair: Joseph Kim, MD, Interim System Chair
Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Ricardo Cardenas, MD
Mailing Address:
West Penn Hospital
4800 Friendship Ave, Ste 451
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Phone: 412.578.7383
Fax: 412.688.7605
Program Coordinator: Rose Santonastaso
Phone: 412.578.7383

General Program Information:

Number of positions: 1
Additional Fellowship Training Available: 

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 conference on Cardiovascular topics.

Academic Fellow Activities:

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

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