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Prof. Dr. Vedat Aytekin
Excellent
AiroScore
9.80

Prof. Dr. Vedat Aytekin

cardiology
cardiology
User ScoreExperienceRatingPrice RangePublicationsOnline Consultations
99%44 years9.8/10$$$120Yes

Overview

Country, City
Turkey, Istanbul
Health facility
American Hospital Istanbul
Medical unit
Department of cardiology

About the doctor

Prof. Dr. Vedat Aytekin is an experienced cardiologist with 43 years of practice. He graduated from Istanbul University School of Medicine and completed his residency and fellowships at prestigious institutions such as the Cardiology Institute. He has held various positions, including the head of the Interventional Cardiology Unit and Cardiology Department at Florence Nightingale Hospital. He is the Head of the Cardiology Department at the American Hospital in Istanbul. Prof. Dr. Vedat Aytekin is highly regarded in cardiology and has made significant research contributions. He has published over 120 scientific papers covering a wide range of topics, such as acute coronary syndromes, cardiovascular risk factors, and the management of coronary artery disease. His expertise and knowledge in interventional cardiology have earned him leadership roles in professional associations, including the Turkish Society of Cardiology and the Istanbul Association of Interventional Cardiology Academy. Prof. Dr. Vedat Aytekin's extensive experience, expertise, and dedication to advancing the cardiology field make him an exceptional doctor. He is known for his commitment to patient care and his contributions to research, which have helped further understand and manage cardiovascular diseases. By choosing Prof. Dr. Vedat Aytekin, patients can expect to receive high-quality and cutting-edge cardiac care at the American Hospital in Istanbul.

Skills & Expertise

cardiology
artery
coronary artery
ventricular
left ventricular
interventional cardiology
myocardial
percutaneous coronary interventions
diabetes
echocardiography
atrial
aortic
grafting
angioplasty
bypass grafting
transluminal coronary angioplasty
coronary angioplasty
ejection fraction
acute coronary syndromes
heart
stents
microalbuminuria
infarction
myocardial infarction
internal medicine
restenosis
grafting surgery
coronary bypass surgery
artery bypass grafting
ventricular dysfunction
severe aortic regurgitation
postoperative atrial fibrillation
systolic dysfunction
blood pressure
atrial fibrillation
diabetes mellitus
aortic regurgitation
metabolic syndrome
diastolic dysfunction
aortic valve
valve implantation
atrial pressure
myocardial ischemia
ventricular hypertrophy
apical ballooning syndrome
cardiac magnetic resonance
graft lesions
paclitaxeleluting stent
late thrombosis
myeloproliferative neoplasms

Resume

CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Education
  • 1974-1980 Studied medicine at the School of Medicine, Istanbul University
  • 1980-1984 Internal Medicine Residency at the Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Istanbul University
  • 1987-1991 Cardiology Residency at the Cardiology Institute, Istanbul University
Experience
  • 1980-1984 Internal Medicine Resident at the Department of Internal Medicine, Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, Istanbul University
  • 1984-1986 Attending Physician at the Zeynep Kamil Hospital, Ministry of Public Health and Welfare
  • 1986-1987 Attending Physician at the Turkish Land Forces Support Command
  • 1987-1991 Cardiology Research Fellow at the Cardiology Institute, Istanbul University
  • 1991-1992 Attending Physician at the Cardiology Institute, Istanbul University
  • 1992-1994 Associate Professor at the Cardiology Institute, Istanbul University
  • 1994-1999 Associate Professor at the Sisli Florence Nightingale Hospital
  • 1994-2017 Head of Interventional Cardiology Unit and Cardiology Department of Florence Nightingale Hospital
  • 1997-2017 Florence Nightingale Hospital, Sisli, Istanbul
  • 1999-2003 Professor at the Department of Cardiology, Kadir Has University
  • 2003-2006 Professor, Head of the Department of Cardiology, Kadir Has University
  • 2006-2009 Professor, Head of the Department of Cardiology, Bilim University, Istanbul
  • 2017 Professor, Head of Cardiology Department, American Hospital
  • 2017 Professor at the Koc University Hospital

 

Awards & Memberships
  • 1998-2004 Secretary, Vice President, and President of the Interventional Cardiology Work Group of the Turkish Society of Cardiology
  • 1999-2004 Treasurer and Vice President on the Executive Board of the Turkish Society of Cardiology
  • 2009-2018 President of Istanbul Association of Interventional Cardiology Academy
  • President of “Scientific Committee and National Cardiology Congress” 
  • President of “Coordination Office of Young Cardiologist Sub-Group” of the Society
  • Member of the European Society of Cardiology
  • Member of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions

Languages

English flag
English
Turkish flag
Turkish
Kurdish flag
Kurdish

Publications

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease: Where Do We Stand?

3 July, 2023

2-D speckle tracking echocardiographic evaluation of mild post-COVID patients

March, 2023

Presentation, care and outcomes of patients with NSTEMI according to World Bank country income classification: the ACVC-EAPCI EORP NSTEMI Registry of the European Society of Cardiology.

3 February, 2023

Location

Güzelbahçe Sk., 20, 34365 Istanbul, Turkey

FAQ

Where does the doctor practice?

What is the specialization of Prof. Dr. Vedat Aytekin?

The primary specialization of the doctor is cardiology.

What is the experience of the specialist?

Prof. Dr. Vedat Aytekin has been practicing for more than 44 years.

What is the rating of the doctor?

What topics does Prof. Dr. Vedat Aytekin expert at?

The doctor has excellent knowledge in cardiology, artery, coronary artery, ventricular, left ventricular.

Is the specialist involved in the research?

Does the specialist offer online consultations?

Yes, Prof. Dr. Vedat Aytekin performs virtual appointments and offers a second medical opinion service.

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