General Information:

Department Chair: William J. Greeley, MD
Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Susan C. Nicolson, MD

Mailing Address:
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, 34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard
34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: 215.590.1867
Fax: 215.590.5284

General Program Information:

Number of positions: 4

Type(s) of Fellowship Training Available:

  • Clinical Only
  • Clinical Basic Research
  • Clinical Clinical

Annual Salary: dependent on PGY status
Minimum Length of Training: 12 and 24 months (July or January)
Number of CA-4/CA-5 Fellows Completing 12-24 Months Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Training in Previous 5 Years: 6


David R. Jobes, MD
Hemostasis, Coagulation, Monitoring

James M. Steven, MD
Reconstructive surgery, Central nervous system protection

Kristin K. Galli, MD
Brain Protection, Genetics, TEE

Lisa M. Montenegro, MD
Clinical Outcomes,Ecmo

Susan C. Nicolson, MD
Neonatal reconstructive surgery, Pulmonary hypertension

William J. Greeley, MD MBA
Brain protection, clinical outcomes

Academic Program:

Fellow Conferences Frequency: 7 per week
Type: Clinical, Research, Fellow presentation, Journal Club
Extra-Institutional Educational Conference Support: 1 meeting per year

Funding: Dept/Institutional Funds, per-review grants
Critical Care Rotation: elective
Maximum Time in Non-OR Activities: 2 out of 6 total months

Clinical Program:

Number of Cardiac Procedures with CPB Per Year: 500
Distribution of cases: 100% Congenital (neoniter through adults)
Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Cases Per Year: 350
Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants Per Year: 23