Training & Curriculum

In the fellows’ two-year curriculum, conducted at Cedars-Sinai, fellows are required to spend 18 months on cardiac and six months on thoracic track. This structure allows residents to qualify for the American Board of Thoracic Surgery certification through the cardiac track.

By the end of the training, fellow will have acquired all the knowledge and skills in each of the six general competencies: patient care, medical knowledge, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, practice-based learning and system-based practice.

Fellowship Program Specific Conferences


Department of Cardiac Surgery Specific Conferences


Have Questions or Need Help?

If you have questions or would like to learn more about the Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai, please call or send us a message.

127 S. San Vicente Blvd.
Pavilion, A3100
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Xenia Lovrekovic-Delic, Program Manager

Kristine Galstyan, MPH, Program Coordinator