General Information:


Participates in SF Match: Yes

Chair: Gary Robelen, M.D.

Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Robert Hunsaker, M.D.

Mailing Address:
Dept. of Anesthesiology
736 Cambridge Street
Boston MA, 02135

Phone: 617.789.2777
Fax: 617.254.6384

Program Coordinator: Phyllis Patterson
Phone: 617.789.2777

General Program Information:

Number of positions: 2

Additional Fellowship Training Available: Clinical/Basic Research; Clinical/Clinical Research; Clinical Research Only; Basic Research
Comments: Access to animal lab, translational research, multi-center trials

Annual Salary: $72,000

Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 8

Education Program:

Conference Available to Fellows:
SCA Annual Meeting 
SCA Echo Week
CPB course - Boston annual 
Valve course 
Regular echo conference 
Regular lecture schedule
Multi-disciplinary conf. - surg., anesth., cards, perf., etc.

Academic Fellow Activities:

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

Abstracts: 5

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 2

Book Chapters: 0

Other Publications: 4

QI Projects: 8

Clinical Program:

Total Number of Procedures: 1,000

Number of CPB Procedures: 650

Number of Cardiac Procedures: 800

Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures: 100

Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures: 200

Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants: 0

Major Vascular Procedures: 100

Operating Equipment Available: TEE (2D & 3D), BIS, SvO2/CCO, rSO2, EMR