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Ahmet Rüçhan Akar

Ahmet Rüçhan Akar, MD., FRCS (C/Th).

Ankara University School of Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart Center, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Dikimevi
Ankara  06340
Turkey
+905336460684
+903125956800 (alternative)
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Role: 
Surgeon - Cardiothoracic

Background

T.E.D. Ankara College High School (1974-1981) Ankara, Türkiye
Ankara University School of Medicine University (1981-1986) Ankara, Türkiye
Ankara Numune Hospital General Surgery Residency (1987-1992), Specialty Board in General Surgery,1992
Royal Aberdeen Sick Children's Hospital, (1992) Aberdeen, UK
Hammersmith Hospital, Cardiothoracic Surgery (1993-1994), London, UK
Western Infirmary, Cardiothoracic Surgery (1994-1996), Glasgow, UK
Hammersmith Hospital, Cardiothoracic Surgery (1996-1997), London, UK
Northern General Hospital, Cardiothoracic Surgery (1997-1999), Sheffield, UK
Glenfield Hospital, Cardiac Surgery and ECMO (2000-2002), Leicester, UK (FRCS CTH 2001)
Heart Center, Ankara University School of Medicine, (2002-present), (Assoc.Prof., 2004)
Heart Center, Ankara University School of Medicine, (2011-present), (Prof., 2011)

Other Interests

Surgery for heart failure, heart transplantation and ventricular assist devices and total artificial heart
Regenerative medicine (stem-cell mediated cardiovascular repair)
Multidisiplinary international trials
Off-pump coronary artery surgery
Mitral, aortic and tricuspid valve repair surgery
Aortic aneurysm and dissection surgery
Arrhythmia surgery
Risk stratification in cardiac surgery, surgical database and medical informatics
Interactive training
Surgical history
Ethics in medicine

Additional Educational Information

T.E.D. Ankara College, Ankara, Türkiye (1974-1981)

Ankara University School of Medicine (1981-1987)

 

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Congenital
  • Vascular
  • Education
  • Great Vessels
  • Heart Failure
  • History
  • Mechanical Circulatory Assistance
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Professional Affairs
  • Transplantation
  • Valve Disease
  • Vascular