Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology : Services


Our division provides perioperative cardiothoracic and vascular care to patients in three major institutions including the University of Miami Hospital, Jackson memorial hospital and the Miami VA Healthcare system. With over 700 pump cases per year, transcatheter aortic procedures, mitral clips, thoracic organ transplant, adult congenital procedures, aortic reconstruction and other case types, the clinical experience is unmatched in the South Florida Region. In addition to routine cardiac surgical care, fellows can expect to become familiar with the full spectrum of heart failure care including heart and lung transplant, multi-organ transplant, 50 ventricular assist device cases/year, and about 80 ECMO cases per year. Our division also provides care of more than 250 thoracic non-cardiac cases including open and thoracosopic lung resections, mediastinal surgery, esophageal and tracheal reconstruction and interventional pulmonology procedures. Lastly, the percutaneous valve programs at all three centers are growing rapidly and our division provides comprehensive care for these procedure.