General Information:

Chair: Gary Loyd, MD
Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Anil Vinayakan, MD
Mailing Address:
Dept. of Anesthesiology 530 S. Jackson Street
502 852 5851
502 852 6056

Application Process:

Apply via ERAS or request application from above address

General Program Information:

Number of positions: 4
Position(s) available 2012: 2
Position(s) available 2013: 2
Type(s) of Fellowship Training Avaible:

  • Clinical Only
  • Clinical Basic Research
  • Clinical Clinical

Annual Salary: CA4 scale for the year
Minimum Length of Training: 1 year
Number of CA-4/CA-5 Fellows Completing 12-24 Months Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Training in Previous 5 Years: 2


Carol L. Lake, MD, MBA, MPH
pediatric cardiac anesthesia, cardiac pharmacology
David Santamore
adult and pediatric cardiac anesthesia, transesophageal echocardiography
Joel A. Kaplan, M.D.
cardiac anesthesia, medical administration, echocardiography
Joselito Balatbat, M.D.
Adult cardiac and thoracic aortic anesthesia, TEE
Soheyla Pilling, M.D.
adult, pediatric cardiac and thoracicanesthesia

Academic Program:

Fellow Conferences Frequency: 3 national conferences
Type: SCA annual meeting, SCA/ASE echo course, CPB update
Extra-Institutional Educational Conference Support: expenses for the 3 conferences
In the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author On:


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




Dedicated Research Time: 1 year (second year of program)
Echocardiography Instruction: Two months dedicated to echo plus seven months for practical application in
Critical Care Rotation: One month
Formal Course Work Available in: Participation in Master Science in Public Health available
Maximum Time in Non-OR Activities: 3 months

Clinical Program:

Number of Cardiac Procedures with CPB Per Year: 2500
Distribution of cases: 50% CABG, 20% valves, 10% thoracic aortic, 20% congenital
Average Number of CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 150
Number of Cardiac Procedures off-CPB Per Year: 300
Distribution of case: 70% off pump CABG, 25% thoracic aneurysm, 5% AID
Average Number of off-CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 20
Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Cases Per Year:
Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants Per Year: 25
Number of Major Vascular Cases Per Year: 1519