General Information:


Chair: Keith Candiotti, MD
Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Michael Fabbro II, DO
Mailing Address:
Department of Anesthesiology University of Miami School of Medicine P.O. Box 016370
Miami, FL 33136

Phone: (305) 585-6970
Fax: (305) 545-6753

Application Process:

SF match, or contact Dr. Fabbro by email ( for application instructions and program information.

General Program Information:

Number of positions: 3
Position(s) available 2012: 0
Position(s) available 2013: 2
Type(s) of Fellowship Training Available:

  • Clinical Basic Research
  • Clinical Clinical

Annual Salary: $52,400
Minimum Length of Training: 12 months
Number of CA-4/CA-5 Fellows Completing 12-24 Months Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Training in Previous 5 Years: 11


Ahron Avramovich, MD

David A. Lubarsky, M.D.

Edward Gologorsky, MD

Edward Maratea, MD
CVT and TEE, interest in mentoring programs

Jadelis Giquel

Jay Grossman, M.D.
Adult Cardiac Anesthesia, TEE, Operating room management

John Sciarra, M.D, Program Director
Adult and Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia, TEE

Lebron Cooper, MD
Adult Cardiac Anesthesia

Michael Barron, MD
Divisional Chief

Micheal Isley, MD

Ricardo Martinez-Ruiz, MD
Adult Cardiac Anesthesia, Critical Care

Yiliam Rodriguez

Academic Program:

Fellow Conferences Frequency: 2 times per week
Type: AM didactic lecture by Faculty, Dept grand rounds
Extra-Institutional Educational Conference Support: 2 meetings per year, ALL Fellows encouraged to attend SCA /TEE Course each
In the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author On:

Abstract: 5+
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 3+
Book Chapters: 2+

Funding: Dept/Institutional Funds, Pharmaceutical/Equipment industry grants
Dedicated Research Time: Individualized per Fellow. Research opportunities available and encouraged
Echocardiography Instruction: Formal videotape conferences and lectures weekly, 1 month Echocardiography
Critical Care Rotation: 1 months (required). CSICU managed by Anesthesiology Department
Formal Course Work Available in: Will consider all requests with University of Miami
Maximum Time in Non-OR Activities: 4 months

Clinical Program:

Number of Cardiac Procedures with CPB Per Year: 1000
Distribution of cases: 60%CABG, 30% valves, 5% Thoracic Aneurysm, 5% Transplant, 5% Ventricular A
Average Number of CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 150
Number of Cardiac Procedures off-CPB Per Year: 150
Distribution of case: 25%off pump CABG/valve, 35% thoracotomy, 25% Pacemaker/AICD 25% vascular
Average Number of off-CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 100
Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Cases Per Year: 200
Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants Per Year: 24
Number of Major Vascular Cases Per Year: 100