General Information:

Website: http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/anesthesia/fellowship/cardiothoracic.html

Faculty List: http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/anesthesia/clinical/cardiothoracic.html​

Participates in SF Match: Yes

Chair: Scott T. Reeves, MD MBA FACC FASE

Email: reevess@musc.edu​


Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: George Whitener, MD, FASE

Email: whiteneg@musc.edu​

Mailing Address:

167 Ashley Avenue, Suite 301
MSC 912
Charleston, SC, 29425-9120

Phone: 843.792.2437
Fax: 843.792.9314

Program Coordinator: Laura Seeback

Phone: 843.792.2437

Email: seeback@musc.edu​


General Program Information:

Number of positions: 2

Additional Fellowship Training Available: Clinical/Basic Research; Clinical/Clinical Research

Annual Salary: $60,141 (PGY5)

Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 10


Education Program:

Conference Available to Fellows: 

  • Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology TEE Conference (Weekly; echo reviews and lectures tailored to fellows)
  • Cardiothoracic Structural Heart Team Interdisciplinary Conference (Weekly; conference with surgical and cardiology teams to review the upcoming week's TAVR and Mitraclip Cases. Typically, one paper from the literature is also reviewed.)
  • Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Journal Club (Quarterly; contemporary journal article review of 2-3 important publications from the past year)
  • Department Grand Rounds (Weekly)

Academic Fellow Activities:

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

Abstracts: 10

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 3

Book Chapters: 1

QI Projects: 5


Clinical Program:

Total Number of Procedures: 1080

Number of CPB Procedures: 396

Number of Cardiac Procedures: 564

Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures: 168

Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures: 516

Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants: 27