Dr. Mark Zakowski


Hospital: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Road: 8700 Beverly Blvd #8211
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: USA
Postcode: 90048

Supervisor: Dr. Mark Zakowski
Telephone: (310) 423-5841
Fax: (310) 423-0387
Email: Mark.Zakowski@cshs.org

Enquiries to: Dr. Mark Zakowski
Telephone: (310) 423-5841
Fax: (310) 423-0387
Email: Mark.Zakowski@cshs.org

Duration: Twelve months duration. Start date usually August.

Grade: Post-Residency


Full time Fellowship position in Obstetric Anaesthesiology in a busy private practice within an academic department. You will learn the practical, scientific, and administrative aspects of running an OB anaesthesia service. Most of your time is based in clinical work, with some research required. Research will be supervised and conducted with Senior Faculty. Fellow will also present their research at a national meeting. The fellowship already meets or exceeds all the requirements for Fellowship submitted by the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP) in "Recommendation for ACGME Accreditation of Obstetric Anesthesiology” in the United States.


Extraordinary clinical experience in a busy Obstetric Unit, with normal and high-risk deliveries. On call commitment is approximately 1/week. In addition to the Fellows, the labour unit is staffed with an attending OB Anaesthesiologist and resident. Fellows attend the weekly interdisciplinary meeting with the Maternal Fetal Medicine Division (Perinatologists). Also, there is a short rotation in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Maternal Fetal Medicine and Surgical ICU. We do weekly consults in our antenatal high risk pre-delivery clinic and see many maternal complex medical problems including maternal cardiac diseases.


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, is a very busy, high profile, tertiary care centre with state of the art facilities. Currently, the Obstetrics service has approximately 6800 deliveries/year with many high-risk patients. Cedars has a large Neonatal Intensive Care Unit as well as specialty surgeries in all areas. There is a large dedicated OB Anaesthesiology Attending staff. Anaesthesiology residents rotate to our service from Cedars as well as from outside


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