Education & Fellowship

At the Aurora St. Luke's Heart and Vascular Center, our cardiac fellowship programs are one of largest in the state of Wisconsin. We train a total of 28 fellows which consist of 18 cardiovascular disease fellows, three interventional cardiology fellows, three clinical cardiac electrophysiology fellows, three advanced electrophysiology fellows and one heart failure/transplant fellows.

Our fellowship programs attract physicians all over the country who come for advanced fellowship training.  After three years of general cardiovascular disease in advanced interventional cardiology, electrophysiology and heart failure/transplant training. We have trained 100 hundreds of fellows in the past 30 years who are practicing in all areas of the United States and the world.

Why Choose the Aurora St. Luke's Heart and Vascular Institute for Education and Fellowship?

Aurora St. Luke’s is one of the largest cardiac centers in the country that provides learning experience and exposure to complex cases, a broad-based, stimulating patient mix and volumes.  Our programs offers clinical, academic and practical experiences that encompass the medical atmosphere of a large, thriving metropolitan medical center.

Our institution offers a diverse educational experience in all aspects of cardiac care in adult congenital heart diseases, cardiac imaging, interventional cardiology in coronary, structural heart disease as well as peripheral vascular disease, heart failure transplant and electrophysiology exposing trainees to over 3,000 cases of which 25% are complex. 

We strongly believe that community-based trainingoffer fellows an excellent opportunity to train in “real-life” scenarios that equips physicians’ in training the ability to practice in today's complex medical marketplace.

St. Luke's offers many disciplines that expose trainees to multidisciplinary team of specialists to coordinate patients care. These teams are made of educators of experts including: cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, surgeons and nurse practitioners and geneticists working together to provide you with best practices and state-of-the-art care.

Our specialty centers at St. Luke’s are the only kind offered in the state of Wisconsin.

Our specialty heart centers serve patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, adult congenital heart diseaseMarfan syndrome and valvular heart disease. We offer the highest level of care and cardiac experts who use advanced diagnostic and therapeutic technologies. In fact, our specialty centers for adult congenital heart disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, valve disorders, atrial fibrillation,  are the only dedicated centers in the state.

The Center for Electrical Therapy of Heart Failure at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center provides comprehensive care for patients with symptomatic heart failure that have pacemakers and defibrillators, particularly biventricular/cardiac resynchronization devices.

Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center has completed 800 heart transplant since starting the program in 1968. Of the 330 heart transplant programs in the nation, Aurora St. Luke's ranks 15th in volume of heart transplants performed.

Learn more about education and fellowship opportunities at Aurora.