The Department of Anesthesiology at Columbia University is offering a one- or two-year combined liver transplantation and major vascular anesthesiology fellowship. This unique position is open to applicants who have completed an accredited anesthesiology residency and are board eligible. The fellowship emphasizes comprehensive training in peri-operative care of patients undergoing liver transplantation as well as major vascular surgical procedures. Fellows are expected to directly participate in complex clinical cases and supervise and teach residents in both clinical and didactic sessions. The program is designed to train fellows to become leaders in academic transplant/vascular anesthesiology. Columbia University is an internationally recognized leader in solid organ transplantation and major vascular surgical procedures. Electives in TEE and intensive care are available. Exceptional clinical and/or basic science research opportunities are available within the department. The department has extensive NIH funding and an outstanding record of training anesthesiology clinician scientists. Balance between clinical and research training can be individualized based on the fellow’s goals and career plans.

2013-2014 Fellows:
Hyung Sun Choi, MD
- Residency - NYMC-Westchester, Medical Center, Valhalla, NY 2012
- Critical Care Fellowship completed at Brigham and Women’s ¬†Hospital, Boston, MA, June 2013

Kyota Fukazawa, MD
- Residency at Yokohama City University Program, Yokohama, Japan, 2005 
- Transplant Anesthesia Fellowship completed at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL, December 2007

Tricia Brentjens, MD, Chief of Liver Transplant Anesthesiology
Brian Egan, MD
Brigid Flynn, MD
Taylor Johnston, MD
Minjae Kim, MD
HT Lee, MD, Chief of Transplant Anesthesiology
Vivek Moitra, MD
Julia Sobol, MD
Gebhard Wagener, MD, Chief of Vascular Anesthesiology

Fellowship Application Checklist
Fellowship Application

For further information write or contact:
Tricia Brentjens, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at CUMC
and Chief of Liver Transplant Anesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology
630 West 168th Street (P&S Box 46)
New York, NY 10032
Email: tb164@cumc.columbia.edu
Phone: 212-305-0633


HT Lee, MD, PhD
Professor of Anesthesiology
and Chief of Transplant Anesthesiology
Department Anesthesiology 
630 West 168th Street (P&S Box 46)
New York, NY 10032 
Email: tl128@cumc.columbia.edu
Phone: 212-305-7416



Columbia University Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology