Endovascular Mini-Fellowship for Cardiovascular Surgeons
Course Description: Comprehensive didactic and hands on endovascular fellowship training for cardiovascular surgeons. Hands on training for the use of wires, sheath, catheters, stents, balloon angioplasty, atherectomy, and thrombolysis to develop skills in non-coronary vascular beds. Upon completion, fellows will have acquired approximately 100 angiograms and approximately 50 therapeutic endovascular interventions as required by the ACC/ACP/SCAI/ SVMB/ SVS.
Option to add Level 2 diagnostic coronary CTA and/or Level 2 peripheral CTA as continuation of endovascular fellowship.
Course Length: Four week mini-fellowship (optional diagnostic CTA courses are 1 week each)
Enrollment: 1 fellow per course
Faculty: D. Christopher Metzger, MD, FACC, D. Tyler Greenfield, MD, FACS
Target Audience: Cardiovascular surgeons seeking diagnostic and interventional endovascular skill acquisition.
Location: Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, TN
Tuition: $60,000 (Level 2 diagnostic CT courses additional $8,000/per course)