2019 - to date Başkent University İstanbul Health Practice and Research Center

2016 - 2019 School of Medicine, Health Sciences University

Head of Cardiology Department

2016 - 2019 Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Research Center

Head of Cardiology Department

1992 - 2016 School of Medicine Hospital, Dokuz Eylül University

Professor of Cardiology

Founded department of cardiology.


Koşuyolu Heart Diseases and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

1990 - 1992 Cardiology Fellow

School of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

1984 Internal Medicine Residency

Performs TAVI, EVAR, TEVAR, coronary artery interventions, carotid and peripheral artery interventions and all procedures for congenital heart diseases in field of invasive cardiology.

He was member, general secretary and head of Turkish Society of Cardiology and head of Turkic World Cardiology Association.

He was member of fellow committee of European Society of Cardiology and he is fellow of ESC (European Society of Cardiology) and ACC (American College of Cardiology) (FESC, FACC).

He authored more than a hundred papers that are published in SCI journals and were highly cited (more than 2000). He authored and edited more than thirty books.

He took role in numerous international multi-center phase III clinical trials: InTIME, BEAUTIFUL, SHIFT, STICH, CLARITY, I-SEARCH, ROCKET-AF, PARADIGM-HF. National clinical trials include TURKSAHA, METSAR, and ICEBERG.