Your Education

Rotation Roster:

Available Electives:

Clinical Experience

The following are average figures adult cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellows can expect to perform: 

  Procedures 800
  Distribution of Cases / Number of CPB Procedures 650-700
  Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures 100
  Number of Cardiac Procedures 550-650
  Perioperative TEE 323
     (Personally performed and reviewed, does not include TTE)  
  Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures 75-100
  Transplants: Heart 50-55
  Transplants: Lung 8-15
  Transplants: Combined Heart/Lung 0-3


Major Vascular Procedures include Thorocoabdominal aneurysm repair, total arch, TEVAR, AAA. Operating Equipment Available includes 3-4 cardiac ORs, 3 hybrid ORs, 2 thoracic OR

This multidisciplinary simulation session in UNMC’s state-of-the-art Global Davis Simulation Center included cardiac surgery, anesthesia, and perfusion groups. 

Lecture Series:

The Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology fellowship offers institutional conferences and lectures that enhance the clinical experience:

Moonlighting Policy:

Moonlighting may occur within the Department of Anesthesiology and under circumstances that are compliant with the moonlighting policy at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Moonlighting will only be approved after an interview and written permission from the Program Director. Both clinical and educational competence must be verified prior to permission. Each fellow must have a medical license provided by the State of Nebraska and be in good academic standing.