UT Southwestern Medical Center

Name of Institution UT Southwestern Medical Center
Address 5323 Harry Hines Blvd
Address 2 Dept of Anesthesiology and Pain Management
City Dallas
State TX
Zip Code 75390
Main Ph No. 214-648-6400
Website utswanesthesia.org/adult-cardiothoracic-anesthesiology-fellowship/
ACGME Accredited: Yes Yes
ACGME Accredited: No
SF Match:
SF Match:
Department Chair Charles  W. Whitten
Dept. Chair Email  Charles.Whitten@UTSouthwestern.edu
Fellow Director Ravi V Joshi
Fellow Director Email Ravi.Joshi@UTSouthwestern.edu
Program Coord. Vanessa Pantoja
Program Coord. Email ANESFellowship@UTSouthwestern.edu
Total Number of Procedures 1000
Number of CPB Procedures 750
Number of Cardiac Procedures
Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures
Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures
Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants 100
Number of Major Vascular Procedures
Operating Equipment Available
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years 10
Number of Positions Available 3
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: Abstracts 1
Last 5 years, number of fellows as 1st/2nd authors: Peer-Review Journal Articles 5
Last 5 years, number of fellows as 1st/2nd authors: Book Chapters 1
Last 5 years, number of fellows as 1st/2nd authors: Other Publications
Last 5 years, number of fellows as 1st/2nd authors: QI Projects 10