OUR DOCTORS

Prof. Atıf Akçevin, M.D.

Cardiovascular Surgery

Head of Department

Prof. Atıf Akçevin, M.D.
  • He was granted the title of associate professor in 1990 and professor in 2009 at School of Medicine, Istanbul Bilim University.
  • Held offices of Secretary General, Deputy Chairman and Board Member at Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery.
  • Holds Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon Certificate, Fellow Certificate from Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery, Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgeon Certificate and fellow certificate from European Board of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons.
  • Member of Turkish Society of Cardiology, European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (ISMICS), Turkish Association of Vascular Surgery, European Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Turkish Society of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery.
  •  He authored 119 articles that are published in scientific journals.
 
  • Principal areas of clinical interest:
    • Coronary artery surgery,
    • Valve replacement and repair,
    • Minimally invasive and robot-assisted cardiac surgery,
    • Aortic aneurysm and dissection,
    • Peripheral vessel surgery,
    • Transcatheter interventions (TAVI, EVAR, TEVAR…),
    • Congenital cardiac surgery (including complex repairs and surgery of congenital heart diseases in adulthood).

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Residency, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1979 - 1985
Medical Education School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1972 - 1979

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Faculty Member / Professor Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, School of Medicine, Koç University­ 2018 - To date
Professor Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Department, American Hospital 2017 - To date
Faculty Member / Professor Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, School of Medicine, Medipol University
 
2012 - 2017
Assoc. Prof. / Professor Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, School of Medicine, Istanbul Bilim University 2008 - 2012
Assoc. Prof. / Professor Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Florence Nightingale Hospital, Kadıköy 2008 - 2012
Chief, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery / Assoc. Prof./ Prof. Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, American Hospital 2004 - 2012
Assoc. Prof. Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, American Hospital 1993 - 2004
Assoc. Prof.

Florence Nightingale Hospital

1990 - 1993
Attending Physician Diyarbakır Military Hospital 1987 - 1988
Chief Resident Istanbul University Institute of Cardiology 1985 - 1993