Dr A. Kursat Bozkurt

Turkey

Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery in Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty

Born in 1962 in Izmir, Turkey. He completed his training at Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty. He became Associate Professor in 1997 and Professor in 2003 at the same Department. He worked for five months at the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Scotland; and for 2 years at the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Castle Hill Hospital, England.

He was accepted as “Fellow of the International College of Angiology (FICA)” in 1993. He passed necessary examinations and entitled as “Fellow European Board of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons (FEBCS)” in October 2003.

He has several books, book chapters, papers in international scientific journals and over 500 citations. He was the President of Turkish Society for Vascular Surgery between 2008 and 2012, President of Asian Society of Vascular Surgery between 2012 and 2013. Currently he is the General Secretary of Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery and General Secretary of the Asian Venous Forum.