The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital, MO is now accepting applications for its one-year fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery.
Washington University views the training of cardiothoracic surgery residents as central to our mission. We are deeply committed to the clinical, academic and personal development of our trainees. Working with a multidisciplinary team of specialists, cardiac and thoracic surgeons offer the latest advances in technology and innovative therapies.
The one-year fellowship will provide broad, extensive experience in all aspects of cardiothoracic surgery as well as exposure to general thoracic surgery. The operative experience will include both minimally invasive and open techniques. Cardiac surgery training focus will be on complex valve surgery, surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation, surgery for advanced mechanical circulatory support & cardiac transplantation. In addition, the fellow will gain experience in techniques of general thoracic surgery including advanced endoscopic and bronchoscopy techniques. The fellow will participate in outpatient clinic as well as all aspects of cardiac care.
The position is available to candidates who are board-certified or board eligible in General Surgery or Thoracic Surgery form a US or a Canadian residency program. Individual experience can be tailored towards a specialization in aortic surgery, arrhythmia surgery, or percutaneous valve therapies.
Current CV, personal statement and 3 letters of recommendation.
Send applications to:
Varin Puri, MD, MSCI
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Professor- Washington University
Jul 13, 2022
St. Louis, Missouri