General Information:

Website: http://www.med.stanford.edu/anesthesia/​
Faculty List: 

Participates in SF Match: Yes

Chair: Ronald Pearl

Email: rgp@stanford.edu


Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Daryl Oakes

Email: doakes@stanford.edu

Mailing Address:

300 Pasteur Drive Room, Room H3580
Stanford, CA, 94305- MC5640

Phone: 650.723.5024 
Fax: 650.725.0009


General Program Information:

Number of positions: 4

Annual Salary: $73,944


Education Program:

Conference Available to Fellows:

Support for presentation of accepted abstracts at the SCA Annual Meeting

Funding to attend Perioperative TEE review course

Educational expense account


Academic Fellow Activities:

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

Abstracts: 12

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 10

Book Chapters: 5

Other Publications: 12


Clinical Program:

Number of CPB Procedures

  • Stanford Hospital:  1160+
  • Valley Medical Center:  180
  • Kaiser Permanente  - Santa Clara:  600+
  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (pediatric and adult congenital): 550+

Distribution of on-pump cases

  • Stanford:  CABG (25%), Open and Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery (35%), Open Aortic Surgery (30%), Ventricular Assist Device and Mechanical Circulatory Support (10%)
  • Valley Medical Center:   Mixture of mostly CABG and Valve Surgery, small percentage of Open Aortic Surgery
  • Kaiser Permanente - Santa Clara: CABG (30%), Open and Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery (60%), Open Aortic Surgery (10%)
  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital: Varied


Average Number of CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 150

Number of Cardiac Procedures off-CPB Per Year: 

  • Stanford:  130
  • Valley Medical Center:  5
  • Kaiser Permanente:  130


Distribution of off-pump cases

  • Stanford: Transcatheter Aortic Valve procedures (90%), CABG (5%), other (5%)
  • Valley Medical Center: CABG (100%)
  • Kaiser Permanente - Santa Clara:  CABG (100%)


Average Number of off-CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 30

Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Cases Per Year: 400
Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants Per Year: 70
Number of Major Vascular Cases Per Year: 40