Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists

Vancouver General Hospital

Institution Name:Vancouver General Hospital
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ACGME Accredited?No
Participates in SF Match?No
Department Chair Name:Jens Lohser
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ACTA Fellowship Director Name:Cyrus McEachern
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Address 1:899 w.12th avenue
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Zip:V5Z 1M9
Phone:(604) 875-4304
Fax:(604) 875-5209
Number of Positions:1
Clinical / Basic ResearchNo
Clinical / Clinical ResearchYes
Clinical Research onlyNo
Basic Research onlyNo
Comments:Our institution is the primary referral center for major aortic surgery in the province of British Columbia. Fellows also have ample access to complex valve surgery (including MIS and robotic), ECMO initiation, electrophysiology ablations, and increasing exposure to structural heart interventions such as TAVI, Mitra Clips and LAA closure devices.
Annual Salary:91,710.67 (CAD)
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years:5
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Academic Fellow Activities – in the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author on: Abstracts5
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QI Projects:3
Total Number of Procedures:21,500
Distribution of Cases/Number of CPB Procedures:690
Number of Cardiac Procedures:700
Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures:10
Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures:712
Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants”:77 (lung)
Major Vascular Procedures:159
Operating Equipment Available:Davinci Robot, MIS valve and mid-CAB program, ELSO Platinum-status ECMO infrastructure.
Program Coordinator Name:Cyrus McEachern
Program Coordinator Phone:604-817-7430
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