General Information:

Website: https://education.ochsner.org/gme
Faculty List: 

Participates in SF Match: Yes

Chair: William Sumrall, MD
Email: wsumrall@ochsner.org
Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Kelly Ural, MD
Email: kural@ochsner.org
Mailing Address:
1514 Jefferson Hwy
New Orleans, LA 70121

Phone: 504.842.3755
Fax: 504.842.2036
Program Coordinator: Joanna Adams
Phone: 504.842.0245
Email: joadams@ochsner.org


General Program Information:

Number of positions: 2
Additional Fellowship Training Available: 

Annual Salary: $58,393
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 5


Education Program:

Conference Available to Fellows:
Fellows attend conference weekly from 6:30 - 7:30 am on Wednesday mornings. Conference covers a range of topics in cardiothoracic anesthesia and transesophageal echocardiography. There are also quarterly journal clubs and occasional patient safety conferences held with our general anesthesia group.


Academic Fellow Activities:

In the previous 5 years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author on:
Abstracts: 4
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 1
Book Chapters: 
QI Projects: 5 (all fellows are required to participate in QI projects)
Other Publications: 3


Clinical Program:

Total Number of Procedures: 
Number of CPB Procedures: 300
Number of Cardiac Procedures: 
Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures: 100
Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures: 500
Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants: 60
Major Vascular Procedures:
Operating Equipment Available: