OUR DOCTORS

Prof. Saide Aytekin, M.D.

Cardiology

Prof. Saide Aytekin, M.D.
  • She completed her education at Edirne School of Medicine, Istanbul University (Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine) with the best student degree in 1981.
  • She was Internal Medicine and Cardiology Fellow at the Cardiology Institute of Istanbul University from 1981 to 1991.
  • She was Cardiologist and the Chief of Echocardiography Laboratory at Şişli Florence Nightingale Hospital from 1994 to 2017.
  • Having conducted studies on residency education and dissertation studies, Prof. Aytekin has contributed to the education of many young cardiologists.
  • Member of Board in School of Medicine, Kadir Has University, R.T., Member of Faculty Committee, Member of Health Committee, Member of Committee for 2nd Term Education and Member of Main Education Commission.
  • She personally evaluated or supervised the evaluation of approximately 14 thousand patients per annum in Echocardiography Laboratory that is administrated by her.
  • She was secretary, Vice President and President of Echocardiography Work Group in the Turkish Society of Cardiology from 1998 to 2004.
  • She is the Head of Non-invasive Department at Cardiology Department of American Hospital and Koç University Hospital since 2017.
  • Member of Istanbul Office of Turkish Medical Association, Turkish Society of Cardiology, International Atherosclerosis Society, European Society of Cardiology (FESC - Fellow of European Society of Cardiology), European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) and European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) as well as as International Atherosclerosis Society.
 
  • Principal areas of clinical interest are as follows:
    • Echocardiography,
    • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE),
    • Stress Echo, Strain-Strain Rate,
    • Hypertension,
    • Hypercholesterolemia,
    • Pulmonary hypertension (PAH),
    • Valve diseases,
    • Heart failure.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Cardiology Residency Institute of Cardiology, Istanbul University 1987 - 1991
Internal Medicine Residency Institute of Cardiology, Istanbul University 1982 - 1987
School of Medicine (First Rank among all graduates) Edirne School of Medicine (Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine), Istanbul University 1975 - 1981

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Professor Koç University Hospital 2017 - To date
Professor American Hospital 2017 - To date
Professor Florence Nightingale Hospital, Şişli/Istanbul 2009 - 2017
Professor Department of Cardiology, Bilim University, Istanbul, R.T. 2006 - 2009
Professor Department of Cardiology, Florence Nightingale Hospital, Kadir Has University, R.T. 2002 - 2004
Assoc. Prof. Department of Cardiology, Florence Nightingale Hospital, Kadir Has University, R.T. 2000 - 2002
Attending Physician / Chief of Echo Laboratory Şişli Florence Nightingale Hospital 1994 - 2013
Attending Physician Echocardiography Laboratory, Middlesex Hospital, London University 1992
Chief Resident, Cardiology Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center 1991 - 1994
Cardiology Resident Institute of Cardiology, Istanbul University, .R.T 1987 - 1991
Internal Medicine Resident Institute of Cardiology, Istanbul University, .R.T 1983 - 1987
Medical Practitioner Institute of Cardiology, Istanbul University, .R.T 1981 - 1983