Cardiothoracic Anesthesia


  • Center City Campus
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Degree Earned

  • Fellowship

Program Length

1 year

Program Type

  • On Campus

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Name: Jordan Goldhammer, MD
Position: Program Director
Organization: Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship


Name: Regina Linganna, MD
Position: Associate Program Director
Organization: Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship

Program Information

Name: Kymberley Ballato, CPC
Position: Fellowship Coordinator
Organization: Department of Anesthesiology

111 S. 11th Street
Suite G8290
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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

Application Information

Applications are accepted through the SF Match

Candidate Requirements
  • A valid Pennsylvania medical license.

Interested applicants for start date July 2021 may contact the Program Director, Jordan Goldhammer, MD.


The Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiology Fellowship at Jefferson is accredited for training by 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

Regina Linganna, MD
Associate Program Director, Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship

Linda Sundt, MD
Director, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Nawar Al-Rawas, MD
Director, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

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

Rehana Jan, MD
Associate Professor

Eric Feduska, DO
Associate Professor

Ron Leong, MD
Associate Professor