Ochsner Medical Center

Institution Name: Ochsner Medical Center
Website: https://education.ochsner.org/gme/training-programs/adult-cardiothoracic-anesthesiology-fellowship
ACGME Accredited? Yes
Participates in SF Match? Yes
Department Chair Name: David Broussard, MD
Department Chair Email: dabroussard@ochsner.org
ACTA Fellowship Director Name: Logan Kosarek, MD
ACTA Fellowship Director Email (for publication): lkosarek@ochsner.org
Address 1: 1514 Jefferson Hwy
City: New Orleans
State: LA
Zip: 70121
Country: USA
Number of Positions: 2
Clinical / Basic Research No
Clinical / Clinical Research No
Clinical Research only No
Basic Research only No
Annual Salary: $61,347.69
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 8
Conference Available to Fellows (frequency / description): We have a robust didactic curriculum with many educational opportunities. This includes weekly lectures on Wednesday mornings with a dedicated cardiac anesthesia faculty, monthly echo rounds with the cardiac section, quarterly or bi-monthly journal club with cardiac surgery and anesthesia, and almost daily echo reading sessions. Additionally, our fellows attend relevant echo conferences with cardiology.
Academic Fellow Activities – in the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author on: Abstracts 8
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 1
QI Projects: 8
Total Number of Procedures: >700
Distribution of Cases/Number of CPB Procedures: 490 CPB cases in 2019
Number of Cardiac Procedures: >700 including CPB and cath lab
Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures: >200 including OPCABG and cath lab
Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures: >200 estimated
Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants”: 60 to 70 consistently since 2016
Major Vascular Procedures: >200 estimated
Operating Equipment Available: Top of the line Philips TEE machines (CVx and Epiq7) as well as several older models (iE33). Equipment relevant to the cardiac fellowship also includes: rapid TEG machine, Belmont rapid infuser, Hepcon HMS, point of care iSTAT, and Epic EMR
Program Coordinator Name: Lana Schiro
Program Coordinator Phone: 504-842-3161
Program Coordinator Email: laschiro@ochsner.org
Name Logan Kosarek
Email Address lkosarek@ochsner.org