Volkan Tuzcu

Volkan Tuzcu
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Senior Attending Physician Years Of Experience: 30
  • About the Physician

    Internationally recognized leader and the founder of comprehensive electrophysiological and catheter ablation procedures without the use of fluoroscopy (X-ray) in children and adults. Performed the first comprehensive electrophysiological procedure without fluoroscopy in 2004 in the USA. Published extensively in peer-reviewed journals in the USA and internationally and was invited by several conferences and universities as an invited speaker. He is a world-renowned expert in cryoablation, a safer method of catheter ablation. He holds a Tenure Professorship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences since 2008. Furthermore, he is the founder of the Pediatric Electrophysiology Division at Giessen Pediatric Heart Center in Germany (1998) and the founder of Pediatric Heart Centers at Mehmet Akif Ersoy Cardiovascular Research and Training Hospital in Istanbul (2009) and at Istanbul Medipol University Hospital (2012). He is also the founder of two new academic pediatric heart centers in Istanbul, Turkey (2009-2017) and the founder of the Pediatric and Genetic Arrhythmia Center at Istanbul Medipol University (2012-2017).

    He has received research grant support from the NIH and the Turkish Scientific and Research Council. Additionally, he has organized and directed international electrophysiology training webinars since 2009 and has been selected as a Top Doctor in his field for several years in the USA. He also serves as a reviewer for several peer-reviewed internationally recognized journals in cardiology and electrophysiology.

    Languages Spoken

    English, Turkish

    Years Of Experience
    Special Clinical Interests
    • Pediatric Cardiology
    • Pediatric Electrophysiology in Children and Adults with Congenital Heart Disease