Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Name of InstitutionUT Southwestern Medical Center
Address5323 Harry Hines Blvd
Address 2Dept of Anesthesiology and Pain Management
Zip Code75390
Main Ph No.214-648-6400
ACGME AccreditedYes
SF MatchYes
Department ChairCharles W. Whitten
Dept. Chair
Fellow DirectorRavi V Joshi
Fellow Director
Program Coord.Vanessa Pantoja
Program Coord.
Total Number of Procedures1000
Number of CPB Procedures750
Number of Cardiac Procedures
Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures
Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures
Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants100
Number of Major Vascular Procedures
Operating Equipment Available
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years10
Number of Positions Available3
Clinical/Basic Research Positions Available – YES/NO
Clinical/Clinical Research Positions Available – YES/NO
Clinical Research Positions Available – YES/NO
Basic Research Only Positions Available – YES/NO
Fellow Annual Salary$70,000
Does your program provide fellows with the opportunity to attend national or local conferences?Yes. Educational fund $1300, 5 PTO/meeting days allowance
Overall comments regarding your program.We are a state-of-the art cardiothoracic and vascular referral center. Our case mix includes standard open-heart procedures (CABG, CABG-valve), minimally invasive valve (aortic, mitral, tricuspid) repair and replacement, adult and pediatric congenital heart procedures (at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas), advance heart failure therapies including LVAD implantation, pulmonary hypertension center including pulmonary thrombectomies for CTEP, and robotic thoracic procedures. We are a major heart/lung/liver transplant center serving the Southwest, Midwest, and lower Mississippi River valley. We are also a designated ECMO referral center. Growing structural heart program including Mitra-clip, TAVR (both Sapien and CoreValve), TMVR, and Watchman LAAO. Upgraded advanced Philips CVx ultrasound workstations available for perioperative echocardiography. Highly skilled and experienced faculty with 2 NIH funded researchers. One of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country,
Last 5 years, number of fellows as 1st/2nd authors: Abstracts1
Last 5 years, number of fellows as 1st/2nd authors: Peer-Review Journal Articles5
Last 5 years, number of fellows as 1st/2nd authors: Book Chapters1
Last 5 years, number of fellows as 1st/2nd authors: Other Publications
Last 5 years, number of fellows as 1st/2nd authors: QI Projects10