General Information:

Website: http://www.texasheart.org​

Participates in SF Match: Yes

Chair: James M. Anton, MD

Email: janton@stlukeshealth.org​


Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Daniel A. Tolpin, MD

Email: dtolpin@stlukeshealth.org​

Mailing Address:

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center/Texas Heart Institute
Suite O-520
Houston, TX, 77030

Phone: 832.355.7860
Fax: 832.355.6279

Program Coordinator: Michelle Farley

Email: mfarley@StlukesHealth.org​


General Program Information:

Number of positions: 10

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

Annual Salary: $65,777

Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 50


Education Program:

Conference Available to Fellows:

  • The didactic curricula is provided through lectures
  • Conferences necessary for the fellows to acquire the knowledge to care for adult cardiothoracic patients.
  • Weekly fellow conferences are held on Monday mornings.
  • Friday morning echo rounds conferences are held weekly throughout the year.
  • Monthly journal clubs are held once a month.
  • Monthly TEE book study sessions are held once a month.
  • Baylor College of Medicine offers grand rounds monthly

Academic Fellow Activities:

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

Abstracts: 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 

Book Chapters: 

QI Projects: 


Clinical Program:

Number of CPB Procedures: 1,226

Number of Cardiac Procedures: 2,100

Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures: 400

Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures: 300

Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants: 50

Major Vascular Procedures: 100