Life as a critical care and adult cardiothoracic anesthesiology clinical fellow in Boston

Surgical Steps In HeartMate 3 LVAD Placement

Left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) like the HeartMate 3 are routinely being implanted as a mechanical circulatory bridge-to-transplant (BTT) or destination therapy...

Bubble Study On Transesophageal Echocardiography

A "bubble study" is often utilized to confirm the presence of shunting across the interatrial septum (IAS) via patent foremen ovale (PFO)...

Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology – MOCA 2.0®

Maintenance of certification in anesthesiology (MOCA) is an important aspect of demonstrating knowledge and various proficiencies over the course of our careers....

Passed The Critical Care Echocardiography Examination!

Yesterday while at work, I received an email from the National Board of Echocardiography stating that I passed my critical care echocardiography...

My Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) Image Acquisition Sequence

According to the guidelines from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA), a comprehensive transesophageal echocardiographic (TEE)...


I'm a cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellow and double board certified intensivist and anesthesiologist at Harvard looking to improve medical education, diagnostics, and patient safety while promoting team-based, patient-centered care.