General Information:


Participates in SF Match: Yes

Chair: Dr. Ruben Azocar
Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Dr. Bhawana Dave​

Mailing Address:
Tufts Medical Center 
800 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111

Phone: 617.636.6044
Fax: 617.636.8384

Program Coordinator: Ms. Jasmine J. Taylor

General Program Information:

Number of positions: 3
Type(s) of Fellowship Training Available:

  • Clinical/ Basic Research
  • Clinical/ Clinical Research

Annual Salary: $72,005-$78,830
Minimum Length of Training: 12 months
Number of CA-4/CA-5 Fellows Completing 12-24 Months Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Training in Previous 5 Years: 10


Fred Cobey, MD

Michael England
Awareness during Cardiac Surgery

Stefan Ianchulev, MD

Tammam Farhat, MD

Academic Program:

Fellow Conferences Frequency: 1 per week
Type: Case discussion/echorounds
In the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author On:

Abstract: Yes
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: Yes


Funding: Pharmaceutical/equipment industry grants
Echocardiography Instruction: specific rotation (duration 3 months)
Critical Care Rotation: available
Maximum Time in Non-OR Activities: 3 months out of 12 total months

Clinical Program:

Number of Cardiac Procedures with CPB Per Year: 600
Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Cases Per Year: 100
Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants Per Year: 26
Number of Major Vascular Cases Per Year: 150