Loma Linda University

Institution Name: Loma Linda University
Website: lluanesthesia.com
Faculty List Page on Website (optional, if different from above): Michael Benggon, MD Assistant Professor, Cardiac Anesthesiology Director of Adult Anesthesiology QI  Stanley Brauer, MD Professor, Cardiac Anesthesiology Vice Chair, Anesthesiology Chair, Clinical Competency Committee Chief Financial Officer, Anesthesiology  Ihab Dorotta, MBBS Associate Professor, Critical Care and Cardiac Anesthesiology Director, Critical Care Center Associated Director, Critical Care Anesthesiology Chief of Quality and Patient Safety Director Critical Care Medicine  Jason Gatling, MD Associate Professor, Cardiac Anesthesiology Program Director, Anesthesiology Residency Vice Chair, Clinical Competency Committee Chair, Education Committee Med Staff President  Justin Horricks, MD Assistant Professor, Cardiac Anesthesiology  Uoo Kim, MD Assistant Professor, Cardiac Anesthesiology Associate Director, Liver Transplantation  Ryan Lauer, MD Associate Professor, Cardiac Anesthesiology Division Chief, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Medical Director of Operating Room Services Carin Mascetti, MD Assistant Professor, Cardiac Anesthesiology Director of Medical Student Education Director of Adult Non-Operating Room Anesthesia  Melissa McCabe, MD MSCR Assistant Professor, Cardiac Anesthesiology Program Director, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship  Ken Neff, MD Assistant Professor, Cardiac Anesthesiology Director, Adult PACU  Gary Stier, MD, FACP, MBA, CPE Professor, Cardiac Anesthesiology, Critical Care Anesthesiology, and Internal Medicine Program Director, Combined Anesthesia/Medicine Residency Director, Perioperative Surgical Home Medical Director, Loma Linda University Health Perioperative Clinic
ACGME Accredited? Yes
Participates in SF Match? Yes
Department Chair Name: Robert Martin, MD
Department Chair Email: rdmartin@llu.edu
ACTA Fellowship Director Name: Melissa McCabe, MD, MSCR
ACTA Fellowship Director Email (for publication): mmccabe@llu.edu
Address 1: LLUMC Department of Anesthesiology, Attn: Cardiothoracic Fellowship Office
Address 2: 11234 Anderson Street, MC 2532
City: Loma Linda
State: CA
Zip: 92354
Country: USA
Phone: 909.558.4015
Fax: 909.558.0214
Number of Positions: 1
Clinical / Basic Research Yes
Clinical / Clinical Research Yes
Clinical Research only No
Basic Research only No
Comments: Loma Linda offers one cardiothoracic fellowship position per academic year, most fellows elect to join us from August through July. We welcome residents who are intellectually curious with a strong work ethic who are interested acquiring advanced skills in echocardiography and intraoperative management. Our program emphasizes a well-rounded educational experience to prepare fellows to be consultants in cardiothoracic anesthesiology. We look forward to reviewing your application.
Annual Salary: $67,800
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 5
Conference Available to Fellows (frequency / description): Weekly cardiac division conferences emphasizing cardiac anesthetic management and echocardiography: TEE didactics, echo rounds, quarterly cardiac journal club, and multidisciplinary conferences for TAVR, ventricular assist devices, congenital cardiac disease, and critical care.    Weekly Anesthesiology Grand Rounds.    Educational Conference Support: Echo week and SCA
Academic Fellow Activities – in the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author on: Abstracts yes
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: yes
QI Projects: yes
Total Number of Procedures: 2000
Distribution of Cases/Number of CPB Procedures: 1,000 (5 -10% heart transplantation and ventricular assist devices; 15-20% complex valve; 15-20% redo cardiac surgery; 25% adult/pediatric congenital)
Number of Cardiac Procedures: 1200
Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures: 150 (5% off-pump CABG, 5-10% percutaneous valve/hybrid procedures; Laser lead extractions)
Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures: 400
Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants”: 25
Major Vascular Procedures: 400 (25% liver transplants)
Operating Equipment Available: 3D TEE, point of care ultrasound, continuous cardiac output, cerebral oximetry, non-invasive continuous BP monitoring, point of care thromboelastography
Program Coordinator Name: Darnell Sy
Program Coordinator Phone: 909.558.4015
Program Coordinator Email: dasy@llu.edu
Name Melissa McCabe
Email Address mmccabe@llu.edu