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Prof. Saide Aytekin, M.D.

Cardiology

Prof. Saide Aytekin, M.D.
  • She completed her Internal Medicine and Cardiology Residencies at the Istanbul University Institute of Cardiology between 1981-1991.
  • She worked as the chief assistant at the Siyami Ersek Cardiovascular Surgery Center between 1991-1994.
  • She worked at Şişli Florence Nightingale Hospital as a cardiologist and as the Chief of the Echocardiography Laboratory between 1994-2017.
  • Prof. Aytekin, M.D., works as a respected educator where he supervises physician assistants undergoing their doctoral theses; he has also contributed extensively towards training 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.
  • Personally evaluated or supervised evaluation of approximately 14 thousand patients per annum in Echocardiography Laboratory that was administrated by her.
  • Served as secretary, Vice President and President of Echocardiography Work Group in Turkish Society of Cardiology from 1998 to 2004.
  • Member of Istanbul Office of Turkish Medical Association, Turkish Society of Cardiology, International Atherosclerosis Society, European Society of Cardiology (EACVI), International Atherosclerosis Society.
  • Detailed CV
 
  • Principle fields of clinical interest are as follows: 
    • Echocardiography,
    • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE),
    • Stress Echo, Strain-Strain Rate,
    • Hypertension,
    • Hypercholesterolemia,
    • Pulmonary hypertension (PAH),
    • Heart Valve diseases,
    • Heart failure.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

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

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Professor Koç University Hospital 2017 - to date
Professor American Hospital 2017 - to date
Professor Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital, Şişli / Istanbul 2009 - 2017
Professor Department of Cardiology, Bilim University, Istanbul 2006 - 2009
Professor Department of Cardiology, Kadir Has University, Florence Nightingale Hospital 2002 - 2004
Assoc. Prof. Department of Cardiology, Kadir Has University, Florence Nightingale Hospital 2000 - 2002
Attending Physician / Chief of Echocardiography 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 Cardiology Institute, Istanbul University 1987 - 1991
Internal Medicine Resident Cardiology Institute, Istanbul University 1983 - 1987
Medical Practitioner Cardiology Institute, Istanbul University 1981 - 1983