Fellowship Program Overview
Deborah Heart and Lung Center is an ACGME accredited Fellowship Graduate Training program in educational partnership with Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. Deborah is nationally renowned for the quality of its training programs, drawing a diverse and talented group of students. Each year Deborah graduates highly-trained specialists into the field, where they become the next generation of cardiac care leaders.
About Deborah Heart and Lung Center
Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Browns Mills, NJ is an 89-bed teaching hospital that specializes in the diagnosis, research, and treatment of heart, lung, and vascular disease, as well as providing outpatient cardiology services for children. With the exception of cardiac transplant, Deborah specialists perform the full spectrum of cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment. Deborah is consistently recognized as a leader in patient care and innovative healing, holding a 3-Star Rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Aortic Valve Replacement, and is an Alliance Partner of the Cleveland Clinic Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute.
Located mid-way between New York City and Philadelphia, Deborah is a regional referral center, drawing patients from New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. The campus consists of a main hospital facility; an Emergency Department operated by Capital Health Care system; overnight guest residences; a medical office building with services provided by both Deborah and community providers including an urgent care center, physician offices, and outpatient rehabilitative services; and a heliport.
Deborah has a closed medical staff, employing its full-time physicians. As well it enjoys a partnership with Deborah Specialty Physicians, a private physician practice with locations in Burlington, Ocean, and Atlantic Counties designed to expand access to specialty care in the community
Annually, Deborah had over 70,000 outpatient visits, more than 4,000 inpatient admissions, performed over 1,600 surgical operations, and performed almost 6,000 non-surgical procedures.
Deborah has long been a leader in pioneering new treatments and technologies that are its hallmark of excellence. Included in the Center’s offerings are its hybrid operating room, an ECMO program, a ventricular assist device implant center, routine radial access for catheterizations, high volume TAVR procedures, hyperbaric oxygen chambers, WATCHMAN device implantation, off-pump CABG surgery, Stereotaxis remote navigation for radiofrequency ablation, CardioMEMs for remote heart failure monitoring, bronchial thermoplasty, video assisted thoracic surgery, endobronchial ultrasound biopsy, and endovascular and percutaneous aneurysm repair, among others.
Each year Deborah is excited to welcome its new class of Fellows, confident that they will join a dynamic medical team, and become another key link to Deborah’s diverse patient population.
Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Deborah Heart and Lung Center was named a 2021 Top Teaching Hospital nationally by The Leapfrog Group. The Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive awards American hospitals can receive. Over 2,200 hospitals were considered for the award and a total of 149 top hospitals nationwide were selected.