General Information:

Website: https://my.clevelandclinic.org/departments/anesthesiology/medical-professionals/fellowships#cardiothoracic-tab

Participates in SF Match: Yes

Chair: Nikolaos Skubas, MD
Email: SKUBASN@ccf.org

Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Jennifer Hargrave, D.O.
Email: baumild@ccf.org​

Mailing Address:
9500 Euclid Ave
J4-331
Cleveland OH, 44195

Phone: 216.444.4674
Fax: 216.445.2536

Program Coordinator: Donna Baumiller
Phone: 216.444.4674
Email: baumild@ccf.org


General Program Information:

Number of positions: 16

Additional Fellowship Training Available: 

Annual Salary: $61,673

Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 80


Education Program:

Conference Available to Fellows:
Didactics and lectures take place on Mondays from 3:30-5:00p.m. and Wednesdays from 7:00-8:00a.m. These include but are not limited to: problem-based learning discussions, joint conferences (cardiac surgery and cardiology), journal clubs, pro/con debates, hands-on workshops (TEE, TTE, perfusion, IABP, pig heart dissection, cricothyrotomy, etc.), TEE lectures, simulation, etc. A TEE board review is held on a Saturday in June prior to the NBE PTE exam..


Academic Fellow Activities:

In the previous 5 years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author on:

Abstracts: 80

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 12

QI Projects: 21


Clinical Program:

Total Number of Procedures: > 4,000 cardiac operations/year • Approximately 2,000 thoracic procedures per year

Number of CPB Procedures: >4,000

Number of Cardiac Procedures: >4,000

Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures: >50

Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures: >400 esophageal >600 pulmonary resection

Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants: >100 lung transplants/year • 2-4 heart-lung transplants/year • >60 heart transplants/year • Approximately 120 descending aorta. These numbers do not include endovascular repairs or open vascular procedures performed by vascular surgery.

Major Vascular Procedures: Approximately 600 (ascending aorta +/- arch)

Operating Equipment Available: 4 hybrid ORs - 4 hybrid ORs - 2 thoracic ORs - 1 robotic OR (1 additional "portable" robot) - 10 cardiac ORs - 2 thoracic ORs - 1 "open" vascular OR - 1 robotic OR (1 additional "portable" robot) - 10 cardiac ORs - 2 thoracic ORs - 1 "open" vascular OR