REPUBLİC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF HEALTH İzmir Provincial Health Directorat Izmir Katip Celebi University Atatürk Education and Research Hospital

REPUBLİC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF HEALTH İzmir Provincial Health Directorat Izmir Katip Celebi University Atatürk Education and Research Hospital

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Cardiology Clinic

Updated: 08/01/2020


        The Cardiology Clinic of our hospital was established in 1984 and the Cardiology Clinic provides high standard equipment and infrastructure to the patients who come from the outpatient department or who apply from the emergency department. Our clinic; It consists of two cardiology services with a total capacity of 53 beds, 12-bed coronary intensive care unit, two echocardiography laboratories, angiographic procedures and electrophysiological procedures and an interventional procedure laboratory and polyclinic unit. In addition, we have laboratories in which rhythm holter, blood pressure holter, exercise test and tilt test applications are performed in the polyclinic unit of our clinic.

        Angiography and angioplasty procedures are performed 7 days 24 hours in the cardiology clinic of our hospital, so that early intervention can be performed for patients who have heart attacks. The coronary intensive care unit is open 24 hours a day with a team of specialists, nurses and technicians. In addition, elective coronary interventions (coronary angiography and angioplasty / stenting procedures), angioplasty for peripheral arterial diseases, stenting and carotid angioplasty procedures, permanent pacemaker and ICD / CRT-D implantation procedures, electrophysiologic procedures and it is made. In addition, percutaneous atrial septal defect (ASD) closure, percutaneous ventricular septal defect (VSD) closure, percutaneous patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) closure and fistula occlusion are performed successfully in our clinic for congenital heart diseases. In addition, mitral balloon valvuloplasty, pulmonary balloon valvuloplasty and Transcatheter Percutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVI) procedures are successfully performed for heart valve diseases.

        In our echocardiography laboratories, transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography are performed in 2D and 3D cardiac imaging.

       There is a heart transplant unit in our hospital. In this unit, which is carried out jointly with cardiovascular surgery, mechanical support devices are placed and cardiac transplantation procedures are performed for patients with end-stage heart failure.

Cardiology clinic specializes in:

1. Interventional treatment of coronary artery disease: In 2018, a total of 4005 coronary angiography, 1716 coronary angioplasty and / or stenting procedures were performed.

2. Interventional treatment of congenital heart diseases: In our clinic, treatment of patients with congenital heart disease (such as heart holes, ASD, VSD, PDA) is performed and approximately 350 congenital heart patients have been successfully treated in the last 5 years. In 2018, 25 ASD closures, 1 VSD closure and 1 PDA closure were performed.

3. Treatment of heart valve diseases: non-surgical valve repair (mitral balloon, pulmonary balloon and TAVI procedure) is performed and in 2018 a total of 31 patients underwent percutaneous valve procedure.

4. Electrophysiological study-ablation: In 2018, 190 patients underwent electrophysiological study and 28 patients underwent ablation.

5. Permanent pacemaker, ICD or CRT-D implantation: In 2018, 194 patients received permanent pacemakers and 224 patients underwent ICD or CRT-D implantation.

6. Peripheral angioplasty: In 2018, 178 patients underwent percutaneous peripheral artery intervention in relation to leg, neck and arm vascular diseases.

         Our clinic has 3 professors, 10 associate professors, 1 lecturer and 6 specialist physicians. The names of our staff specialist physicians are as follows ;

Professor.Dr. Cem NAZLI

Professor.Dr. Mehmet TOKAÇ

Professor.Dr. Mustafa KARACA

Associate Professor.Dr. Nihan KAHYA EREN

Associate Professor.Dr. Mehmet Serdar BAYATA

Associate Professor.Dr. Selcen YAKAR TÜLÜCE

Associate Professor.Dr. Uğur KOCABAŞ

Associate Professor.Dr. Sadık Volkan EMREN

Associate Professor.Dr. Hamza DUYĞU

Associate Professor.Dr. Tuncay KIRIŞ

Associate Professor.Dr. Mustafa OZAN GÜRSOY

Associate Professor.Dr. Makbule KUTLU KARADAĞ

Associate Professor.Dr. Kamil TÜLÜCE

Lecturer Dr. Emre ÖZDEMİR


Spc.Dr. Murat ATALAY

Spc.Dr. Elif TUNÇ


Spc.Dr. Emel ÖZKAN

Spc.Dr. Abdullah Kadir DOLU