The Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at the University of Maryland Medical Center provides services for the one of the top 50 Heart Centers in the country. The division provides anesthesia services for over 1300 cases/year, both in state-of-the-art operating room suites as well as in the Electrophysiology Laboratory and Pediatric and Adult Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Cardiac surgeries performed here encompass a broad spectrum: minimally invasive valve repairs and coronary revascularization, surgery for pediatric and congenital heart disease, major aortic surgery, as well as being leaders in transplantation and destination therapy with ventricular-assist devices. Our board certified faculty is dedicated to providing excellence in both clinical, educational and research pursuits. The division includes seven full time and two part-time faculty. It offers an ACGME-accredited Cardiothoracic Fellowship following the completion of the CA-3 year. In addition, it is supported by full-time Transesophageal Echocardiography services.