General Information:

Department Chair: Helmut F. Cascorbi, MD PhD
Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Paul J. Dauchot, MD

Mailing Address:
Department of Anesthesia, 11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

Phone: 216.844.7338
Fax: 216.844.3781

General Program Information:

Number of positions: 0

Type(s) of Fellowship Training Available:

  • Clinical Only
  • Clinical Clinical

Annual Salary: $38,000
Minimum Length of Training: 12 months


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)

Funding: Dept/Institutional Funds
Dedicated Research Time: variable
Echocardiography Instruction: inside OR, specific rotation (duration 1 month)
Critical Care Rotation: optional
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
Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Cases Per Year: 200
Number of Major Vascular Cases Per Year: 200