General Information:


Participates in SF Match: Yes

Chair: Warren S. Sandberg, MD PhD

Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Bantayehu Sileshi, MD

Mailing Address:
1215 21st Ave S
MCE, NT Suite 5160
Nashville, TN 37232-8274

Phone: 615.322.4650
Fax: 615.343.4729

Program Coordinator: Lindsey Kilgore
Phone: 615.322.4650

General Program Information:

Number of positions: 5
Adult cardiothoracic rotation (7 months)
Cardiovascular intensive care unit rotation (1 month)
Adult thoracic anesthesia rotation (1 month)
Pediatric cardiothoracic anesthesia rotation (1 month)
TEE/EP anesthesia rotation (1 month)
Elective rotation (1 month)

Annual Salary: $64,423
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 16

Education Program:

Conference Available to Fellows:
Weekly ECHOs
Weekly CT Anesthesiology conference
Monthly journal
Monthly CT fellowship conference

Clinical Program:

Total Number of Procedures: 1,500 cardiac cases per year
Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants: 80+ heart transplants, 20+ lung transplants