General Information:

Chair: Anthony Ivankovich, M.D.
Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Christopher O'Connor, M.D.
Mailing Address:
1653 W. Congress Parkway

General Program Information:

Number of positions: 0
Position(s) available 2012: 1
Position(s) available 2013: 2
Type(s) of Fellowship Training Avaible:

  • Clinical Only
  • Clinical Basic Research

Annual Salary: $37,375
Minimum Length of Training: 6 months
Number of CA-4/CA-5 Fellows Completing 12-24 Months Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Training in Previous 5 Years: 2


Abdel Ganzouri
Adult Cardiac and Vascular
Catherine Kierney
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Critical Care
Christopher O'Connor
Aortic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, TEE
David Rothenberg
Vascular Surgery, Critical Care
Douglas Brown
Adult Cardiac and Vascular
Kenneth Tuman
Outcomes Studies, Vascular Surgery, Coagulation
Lynn White
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Steven Barnes
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Critical Care
Timothy Starck
Adult Cardiac and Vascular

Academic Program:

Fellow Conferences Frequency: 4 per week
Type: Clinical, Research, Fellow presentation, Journal Club
Extra-Institutional Educational Conference Support: 1 meeting per year
In the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author On:


Abstract: 3
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 2
Book Chapters:
Other Publications:




Funding: Dept/Institutional Funds
Dedicated Research Time: variable
Echocardiography Instruction: inside OR
Critical Care Rotation: optional
Formal Course Work Available in:
Maximum Time in Non-OR Activities: 3 months out of 12 total months

Clinical Program:

Number of Cardiac Procedures with CPB Per Year: 900
Distribution of cases:
Average Number of CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year:
Number of Cardiac Procedures off-CPB Per Year:
Distribution of case: 60% CABG, 20% Valves, 20% Congenital
Average Number of off-CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year:
Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Cases Per Year: 150
Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants Per Year: 45
Number of Major Vascular Cases Per Year: 150