Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesia


  • Center City Campus
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Degree Earned

  • Fellowship

Program Length

1 year

Program Type

  • On Campus

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Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University through the Department of Anesthesiology, offers one fellowship position in Adult Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiology.

Application Information

Applications are accepted through the SF Match

Candidate Requirements
  • A valid Pennsylvania medical license
  • Graduation from an ACGME residency

Interested applicants for July 2024 may contact the Program Coordinator, Kymberley Ballato at:


The Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship at Jefferson is accredited for training two fellows with the ACGME.  

Clinical Program Description

Our Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiology Fellowship focuses on the multidisciplinary approach with close ties to Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiology, and Critical Care. Inpatient services are provided at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Center City Campus. The Department of Anesthesiology annually provides services for 450 cardiac procedures, 300 thoracic procedures, and 150 major vascular procedures. Case mix includes:

  • CABG
  • Off Pump CABG
  • Valve Repair/Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Repair/Replacement
  • Ascending Aorta Repair/Replacement
  • Descending Thoracic Aorta Repair/Replacement
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Cardiac Transplantation
  • Robotic Cardiac Surgery

  • TAVR
  • MitraClip
  • Watchman

  • Open Throacotomy Pulmonary Resection
  • Video Assisted Thorascopic Pulmonary Resection
  • Robotic Pulmonary Resection
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy

  • Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Replacement
  • Open Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Replacement
  • Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Abdominal Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Educational Program Description

Fellows complete thirteen 4-week rotations across the cardiovascular service line with emphasis on the perioperative management of cardiovascular disease. In addition to nine dedicated rotations in the cardiac operating rooms, optional electives include: Cardiac Cath Lab, Transthoracic Echo, Transfusion Medicine, Critical Care, Perfusion, Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology, Heart Failure Medicine and Research.

Didactic program includes weekly lectures on advanced topics in Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, Combined Cardiovascular Service Line Case Conference, Anesthesiology Grand Rounds and Cardiac Surgery Morbidity and Mortality Conference. Fellows are provided funding and support to attend for National and International meetings.


Jordan Goldhammer, MD
Program Director, Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship

Linda Sundt, MD
Director, Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Kent Berg, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Vice Chair of Anesthesiology Information Systems

Eric Feduska, DO
Associate Professor

Robert Hilton, MD
Assistant Professor, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Jane & Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute

Danielle Holland, MD
Assistant Professor

Rehana Jan, MD
Associate Professor

Sofiane Lazar, MD
Assistant Professor

Ron Leong, MD
Associate Professor

Yoshihisa Morita, MD
Associate Professor

Douglas Pfeil, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor

Jacob Raphael, MD