Cardiothoracic Surgery Education and Training

Cardiothoracic SurgeryA two-year, accredited Residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery is offered to applicants who have completed training in General Surgery. Based at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), the program includes a rotation at Boston Children's Hospital and provides in-depth experience in cardiac, esophageal, pulmonary and complex airway surgery.

The Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Program Director is Sidhu Gangadharan, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Division of Thoracic Surgery and Interventional Pulmonology at BIDMC.

Each application is reviewed in its entirety with an eye toward a combination of overall academic and clinical excellence, leadership ability, and personal character. Qualified individuals will be invited to interview.