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Cardiothoracic Anesthesia

The specialty of cardiothoracic anesthesiology was established at Cleveland Clinic, and Cleveland Clinic's Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology was the first in the world. Every year, the department provides anesthesia for more than 4,000 cardiac and more than 1,000 thoracic surgical cases, as well as short and long-term care for these patients.

Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship

Program Overview

Cardiothoracic anesthesia offers one of the most interesting and challenging careers in anesthesiology. As a cardiothoracic surgery fellow, you will be exposed to the most advanced management of adult and congenital heart disease. The specialty of cardiothoracic anesthesia was founded at Cleveland Clinic, and we continue to lead the field.

Fifteen introductory fellowships are offered each year, along with five advanced second year fellowships, and a one-year Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia fellowship.

Areas of concentration include:

  • Anesthesia for congenital heart surgery
  • Echocardiography
  • Intensive care
  • Clinical or lab research

Applicants need to have completed an anesthesia training and be board eligible or certified in anesthesiology.

To apply, send a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae and reference letters to:

Michelle Capdeville, MD
Fellowship Director, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, J4-331
Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44195

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Reviewed: 08/13

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