Baptist Heath Louisville Track in Cardiac Surgery

This track is an opportunity for the PA the gain exceptional operative experience in the field of cardiac and CT surgery. The PA resident’s operative time with focus on cardiac surgery, though there is opportunity for elective surgery rotations in other areas of surgery. The majority of the resident’s time is spent in the OR as one of the only learning providers on the service. The PA resident will also provide pre, intra, and post op care, as well as rounding, procedures, and outpatient clinic. By the end of the year, the resident will be prepared to assist in cardiac surgical specialties.

This residency track offers:

  • Training at one of Kentucky’s outstanding private hospitals
  • Opportunities to practice medicine and live in Louisville, and experience the art and culinary culture of Horse Country
  • Excellent patient volume and variety of cases
  • Private hospital with more individualized learning opportunities
  • Ample operating room time and experience available

Rotation Template:

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • CSR/Cardiology
  • CICU
  • Elective


I chose to do a residency to hit the ground running in my specialty and to build the necessary skillset to become a quality provider. Due to their history of building and contributing to the PA profession, UK was an easy choice. They put their students first always, and have bountiful resources to offer for all my career goals.

- TJ Gray, Cardiac Surgery, Baptist Louisville, 2022-2023

Site Faculty & Staff:

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Elizabeth Kordik, PA-C Assistant Clinical Director, Cardiac Surgery
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Samuel Pollock, MD Clinical Director, Cardiac Surgery