General Information:

Institution Name: University of Colorado

Participates in SF Match: Yes

Chair: Vesna Jevtovic-Todorovic, MD PhD MBA
Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Bryan Ahlgren, DO

Mailing Address:
12631 17th Ave, MS 8203
Aurora, CO 80045

Phone: 303.724.1765
Fax: 303.724.1761
Program Coordinator: Kathy Riggs
Phone: 303.724.1765

General Program Information:

Number of positions: 3
Additional Fellowship Training Available: Clinical/Basic Research; Clinical/Clinical Research

Annual Salary: PGY V Level
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 12

Education Program:

Conference Available to Fellows:
2-3 per week
Clinical, research, TEE

Academic Fellow Activities:

In the previous 5 years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author on:
Abstracts: 12
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 10
QI Projects: 12

Clinical Program:

Number of CPB Procedures: 600/yr
Number of Cardiac Procedures: 1,000/yr
Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures: 400/yr
Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures: 800/yr
Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants: 20-30 Heart, 30-40 Lung/yr
Major Vascular Procedures: Full scope including endovascular thoracic aortic surgery, arch reconstruction and ascending aortic replacements
Operating Equipment Available: Phillips TEE Operating System