Center for Coronary Artery Disease Fellowship

Frank J. and Eleanor Maslowski Charitable Trust Complex High Risk Indicated Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (CHIP) and Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) Fellowship


The Center for Coronary Artery Disease at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) is dedicated to improving clinical practice and ultimately discovering life-saving treatments through innovative cardiovascular research. As part of the educational aim for the center, a one-year fellowship in has been created to provide a robust experience to an individual interested in training in complex percutaneous coronary interventions and interventional cardiology research.

MHIF is strongly positioned for success with the Center for Coronary Artery Disease through its partnership with 70+ Minneapolis Heart Institute® cardiologists, who see more than 50,000 individual patients at more than 60,000 clinic visits each year at Abbott Northwestern and United Hospitals.

Key Objectives

  • To provide advanced training in complex and high-risk percutaneous coronary interventions, including patient selection, procedural planning, use of advanced interventional techniques, and prevention and management of complications.
  • To perform research on complex coronary interventions and coronary artery disease.

Program Areas

The curriculum for the program consists of:

  • Chronic total occlusion (CTO) interventions
  • Advanced intravascular imaging and physiology
  • Bifurcations, thrombus management, treatment of acute coronary syndromes
  • Calcification and tortuosity
  • Hemodynamic support and treatment of cardiogenic shock
  • Complication prevention and management, radiation safety
  • Research in complex percutaneous coronary interventions and coronary artery disease


Fellowship Faculty

Program Chairman: Emmanouil Brilakis, MD, PhD

Program Co-Chairman: M. Nicholas Burke, MD

Program Director: Bavana V. Rangan, BDS, MPH


Other Clinical and Research Faculty:

Ivan Chavez, MD

Mario Goessl, MD

Michel R. Mooney, MD

Anil Poulose, MD

Paul Sorajja, MD

Jay H. Traverse, MD

Yale Wang, MD

Scott Sharkey, MD

Ross Garberich, MS

Larissa Stanberry, PhD

View the full Center for Coronary Artery Disease Team here.

Key Dates

Applications open: October 1, 2022

Interviews begin: October 15, 2022

Candidate selected: November 1, 2022

Position start date: July 1, 2022

Eligibility Information and Application

Who should participate?

  • Interventional cardiologists who want to develop advanced skills that are necessary for performing complex and high-risk percutaneous coronary interventions.
  • Candidates should be eligible to obtain Minnesota Medical License.

For any questions about the fellowship, please contact

Please note, visa sponsorships are unavailable for this position. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.