General Information:

Chair: Helmut F. Cascorbi, M.D., Ph.D.
Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Paul J. Dauchot, M.D.
Mailing Address:
Department of Anesthesia, 11100 Euclid Avenue

General Program Information:

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

  • Clinical Only
  • Clinical Clinical

Annual Salary: $38,000
Minimum Length of Training: 12 months
Number of CA-4/CA-5 Fellows Completing 12-24 Months Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Training in Previous 5 Years:


Agnes A. Lina
Adult and Pediatric Cardiac, Transplant/Pharmacology of Aging
Annemarie Norenberg
Adult and Pediatric Cardiothoracic
Clifford Popple
Critical Care, Postoperative Management/Early Extubation after Cardiac Surgery
E. Nicolas Leon-Ruiz
Echocardiography Education
Erin Furey
Critical Care/Narcotics Related to "Fast Track"
John Stork
Pediatric Cardiac/Nitric Oxide
Paul J. Dauchot
Ischemic Heart Disease, TEE/Cardiac Physiology, Geriatrics
Raymond G. Graber
Adult Cardiac/Early Extubation
Timothy Lyons
Critical Care

Academic Program:

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


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


Funding: Dept/Institutional Funds
Dedicated Research Time: variable
Echocardiography Instruction: inside OR, specific rotation (duration 1 month)
Critical Care Rotation: optional
Formal Course Work Available in:
Maximum Time in Non-OR Activities: 4 months out of 12 total months

Clinical Program:

Number of Cardiac Procedures with CPB Per Year: 1050
Distribution of cases: 65% CABG, 15% Valves, 20% Congenital
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: 200
Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants Per Year:
Number of Major Vascular Cases Per Year: 200