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Advanced Heart and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship

Program Overview

The advanced heart failure and transplant fellowship is a one-year ACGME accredited program at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

The program strikes a fine balance in complex milieu of heart failure and transplant cardiology utilizing optimal strategies on mechanical circulatory devices, ECMO including ventricular assist devices as BTT, DT and bridge to decision.

Our core-teaching seven-member faculty is committed to train fellows to be the leaders in the field of advanced heart failure, transplant and mechanical circulatory support device.

Program Facilities and Format

The advanced heart failure and transplant division has many ongoing investigator-initiated projects in conjunction with Cardiovascular and Cardiothoracic Surgery research group at KU that offers state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure for basic, clinical or translational cardiovascular research. Our fellows are strongly encouraged to initiate and participate in innovative projects, present at conferences and publish.

There are a variety of educational opportunities by way of didactic and other conferences. We have 35 advanced heart failure core curriculum topics presented by program faculty, cardiothoracic surgery faculty, cardiovascular medicine fellows, advanced practice providers and advanced heart failure fellows. Our multi-disciplinary transplant committee meeting is held on every Wednesday, 7 a.m.

Application Information

The KUMC Adnvanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship participates in the July cycle of the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and NRMP match. To be eligible to apply for our program, you must have completed a three-year ACGME-accrediated Internal Medicine residency and a three-year ACGME-accredited cardiovascular fellowship.  

The following documents are required:

  • CV, personal statement,
  • three (3) letters of recommendation,
  • USMLE transcript,
  • medical school transcript,
  • photo and
  • for international medical graduates, the ECFMG certificate.

Please contact Anna Bryan with any questions or concerns.

Current Fellows

Dr. Ioannis Mastoris

Ioannis Mastoris, MD
1st Year Advanced Heart Failure Fellow  

Medical School: University of Athens Medical School
Residency: Albert Einstein Medical College of Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY
Fellowship: University of Kansas Medical Center


Last modified: Jun 23, 2021