STS National Database US & Canada Participation Fees

Adult Cardiac Surgery Database

The 2014 fees for STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database participation are:

  • $3,200 if a majority of surgeons in the group are STS members*
  • $4,000 if a majority of surgeons in the group are not STS members*
  • $2,500 for the optional Anesthesiology Module per anesthesiology group (Note: This fee is in addition to the participation fee payable by or on behalf of surgeon colleague participants; surgeon participation is necessary.)
  • $250 additional per group for the optional Atrial Fibrillation Module


General Thoracic Surgery Database

The 2014 fees for STS General Thoracic Surgery Database participation are:

  • $550 per surgeon per year for STS members*
  • $700 per surgeon per year for non-STS members*


Congenital Heart Surgery Database

The 2014 fees for STS Congenital Heart Surgery Database participation are:

  • $4,000 if a majority of surgeons in the group are STS members*
  • $5,000 if a majority of surgeons in the group are not STS members*
  • $3,300 for the optional Anesthesiology Module per anesthesiology group (Note: This fee is in addition to the participation fee payable by or on behalf of surgeon colleague participants; surgeon participation is necessary.)
  • $3.00 per patient record submitted


To learn how to participate, visit www.sts.org/participate or contact Gerry Tarafa, Operations Manager, STS National Database, at gtarafa [at] sts [dot] org or (312) 202-5858.

*STS Membership
To take advantage of lower participation fees as an STS member, you must apply for membership at www.sts.org/membership or contact Sarah Foreman, Member Services Coordinator, at sforeman [at] sts [dot] org or (312) 202-5895.

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