General Information:



Department Chair: Anthony Ivankovich, MD

Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Christopher O'Connor, MD


Mailing Address:
600 S. Paulina St.
Chicago, Illinois 60612

Phone: 312.942.6504
Fax: 312.942.8858

General Program Information:

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

  • 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

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

Funding: Dept/Institutional Funds
Dedicated Research Time: variable
Echocardiography Instruction: inside OR
Critical Care Rotation: optional
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 case: 60% CABG, 20% Valves, 20% Congenital
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