Congenital Cardiac Surgery Fellowship

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ACGME Accredited:  Yes
Fellows per year:  1
Application Deadline:  
September 1st.
Duration:  1 year
Postgraduate Training Required:  Yes
U.S. Citizenship Required:  No, but other criteria must be met 
Salary Information:

  • First year fellow: $56,668
  • Second year fellow: $58,630
  • Third year fellow: $61,031

    Program Description

    The Heart Institute at Children's Hospital Los Angeles houses the largest congenital heart program on the west coast, including Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Transplantation, Cardiac Intensive Care, and Cardiac Anesthesia. 

    The Cardiothoracic Surgery Program has two dedicated Operating Rooms, which are available 24 hours day / 7 days per week.  The 24-bed Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU) and 21-bed CV Acute cares for all post-operative surgical patients as well as critically ill patients with heart disease.

    The ACGME accredited program in congenital cardiothoracic surgery (CCS) at Children's Hospital Los Angeles is 1 year in duration.  The purpose of the training program is to train thoracic surgical residents, who have completed an ACGME accredited program, further training in congenital cardiothoracic surgery, providing a basis to understand normal and abnormal  pediatric cardiovascular conditions, and their pathophysiology. 

    To Apply

    Download our Application Form.
    Submit completed forms to Tina Kalayjian via email.

    Contact Information

    Program Coordinator
    Tina Kalayjian
    Email or Call (323) 361-5595

    Program Director
    Cynthia Herrington, MD
    Email or Call (323) 361-4148

    Children's Hospital Los Angeles 
    Div. of Cardiothoracic Surgery        
    4650 Sunset Blvd., M/S # 66         
    Los Angeles, CA 9 0027