General Information:

Chair: Daniel Thys, M.D.
Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Zak Hillel, Ph.D., M.D.
Mailing Address:
Department of Anesthesiology, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue
New York
New York

General Program Information:

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

  • Clinical Only
  • Clinical Basic Research

Annual Salary: $43,000
Minimum Length of Training: open
Number of CA-4/CA-5 Fellows Completing 12-24 Months Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Training in Previous 5 Years: 7


D. Thys
Systolic and Diastolic LV Function, TEE
J. Castro
Coagulation, Quality Assurance
M. D'Souza
Calcium Channel Blockers
R. Koorn
Cerebral Ischemia
Z. Hillel
Systolic and Diastolic LV Function, TEE

Academic Program:

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


Abstract: 1
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 1
Book Chapters:
Other Publications:


Funding: Dept/Institutional Funds, Pharmaceutical/equipment industry grants
Dedicated Research Time: for Clinical only - flexible; for Research only 5 day per week
Echocardiography Instruction: inside OR
Critical Care Rotation: optional
Formal Course Work Available in:
Maximum Time in Non-OR Activities:

Clinical Program:

Number of Cardiac Procedures with CPB Per Year: 65
Distribution of cases:
Average Number of CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year:
Number of Cardiac Procedures off-CPB Per Year:
Distribution of case:
Average Number of off-CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year:
Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Cases Per Year: 100
Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants Per Year:
Number of Major Vascular Cases Per Year: