Cenk Eray Yildiz

Istanbul UniversityTurkey

CURRICULUM VITAE NAME : Cenk Eray YILDIZ ADDRESS : Atakoy 5. Kisim A-10 Blok D:7 34158 Bakirkoy - Istanbul / Turkey PHONE : +90 212 559 8690 +90 532 383 8804 E-mail : ceyildiz@hotmail.com DATE OF BIRTH / PLACE : April 14, 1972 / Istanbul / Turkey EDUCATION 1997-2004 (Resident) : Istanbul University Institute of Cardiology 1993-1996 (Medical School) : Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty 1990-1993 (Medical School) : Trakya University School of Medicine 1983-1990 (Primary education) : Istanbul Atakoy High School 1978-1983 (Primary education) : Istanbul Adnan Otugen Elementary School ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE 1997-2004 Istanbul University Institute of Cardiology - Assistant Physician (Pediatric and Adult Cardiovascular Surgery) 2002-2003 Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty (Educational Rotation), Thoracic surgery, General Surgery , Pneumology, Anesthesia, Reanimation PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2009 (October 1 - ) Istanbul University Institute of Cardiology - Expert Doctor (Specialist) 2009 VA Boston Healtcare System, VA Medical Center (JP), Boston Campus, Tissue Engineering Laboratory {affiliated with Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Womens Hospital and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) }Research Fellow, MD. Study of Stem Cell-Seeded Collagen Scaffolds For Cardiac Muscle Repair In A Porcine Myocardial Infarct Model. Study of distinct type stem cell differentiation (Cardiac, Endothelial and Neural Differentiation). 2009 Childrens Hospital Boston, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Observership, March-April. 2009 Mount Auburn Hospital (A Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital), Department of Adult Cardiovascular Surgery, Observership, May-July. 2006-2009 Yeditepe University Hospital Assistant Professor, MD / Cardiovascular Surgery I am giving lectures, 10 h/wk in Yeditepe University, School of Medicine, 4th graduate students on pediatric cardiac surgery, peripheric vascular surgery, cardiac anatomy and physiology. Yeditepe University Hospital is acredited from Joint Commision International in 2007. 2005-2006 Yeditepe University Hospital Academic Personel / Cardiovascular Surgery 2005-2005 Medicana Hospital Fellow MD / Cardiovascular Surgery 2004-2005 American Hospital Fellow MD / Cardiovascular Surgery AREA OF INTEREST: Beating Heart Cardiac Surgery Mitral Valve Repair Heart Failure Surgery Heart Transplantation Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Ventricular Assist Devices (Pediatric and Adult) Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy & Tissue Engineering Chronic Vein insufficiency (Venous Leg Ulcers) (Technique of SEPS) AWARDS AND HONORS 1) A degree of best oral presentation based on Heart Turcica-2: A New Turkish Made Centrifugal Blood Pump For Long Term Assist Therapy 21th National Cardiology Congress, November 2006, Antalya,Turkey. 2) The research titled as Development of the First Turkish Miniature and Implantable Centrifugal Heart Pump Support System: Heart Turcica-2 received "The Second Best Oral Presentation Award" from the Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery in 2006 3) 1990-1993 (Medical School - 1st degree student) : Trakya University Medical Faculty MEMBERSHIP Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery Turkish Society of Cardiology Turkish Society of Pediatric Cardiology European Society of Cardiology Turkish Society for Artificial Organs and Support Systems (TUYOD) PUBLICATIONS 1) Mert M, Bakir I, Ozkara A, Arat-Ozkan A, Babalik E, Yildiz CE, Bakay C. The Long Term Patency Rate of Free Internal Thoracic Artery: Association to Proximal Anastomotic Site. Journal of Turkish Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.11:105-9, April, 2003. 2) Mert M, Yildiz CE, Arat-Ozkan A, Bakir I, Bakay C. Mid To Long-Term Results Of Circumflex Coronary Artery Revascularization With Left Internal Thoracic Artery Grafts. Jpn Heart Journal. Jan;45(1):23-30, 2004. 3) Mert M, Paker T, Akcevin A, Cetin G, Ozkara A, Saltik L, Bakir I, Yildiz CE. Diagnosis, Management, and Results of Treatment for Aortopulmonary Window. Cardiol Young. Oct;14(5):506-11, 2004. 4) Ozkara A, Cetin G, Mert M, Yildiz CE, Arat A, Akcevin A, Suzer K. Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Rupture: Surgical Intervention And Risk Factors Influencing Hospital Mortality: Acta Cardiol, 60(2):213-7, 2005. 5) Mert M, Akcevin A, Yildiz CE, Suzer K. Postoperative Mechanical Circulatory Support With Biomedicus Centrifugal Pump. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 13(1):38-41, 2005. 6) Murat Mert, Serdar Celebi, Cenk Eray Yildiz, Ferdi Menda, Kaya Suzer. Safety Evaluation Of The Use Of Non-Invasive Monitorization Devices Following Open-Heart Surgery In Adult Patients. Volume: 25 No: 3 Original Research Articles. Turkish Clinics J Med Science 2005. 7) Erenturk S, Yildiz CE, Gulbaran M. Revascularization in patients with severe left ventricular impairment who have ischemic heart disease. Saudi Med Journal. Jan;28(1):54-9, 2007. 8) N. Comunoglu, A.I. Dogan Ekici, F. Ozkan, B. Eren, S. Bulbul, CE Yildiz, D.S. Kucukaksu, S. Bilgi, A.S. Cologlu. Cardiac Myxoma (Report of Two Cases). Yeditepe Medical Journal. 1:57-60, January, 2007. 9) CE Yildiz, G. Gemici, M. Degertekin, D.S. Kucukaksu. Atrial Septal Defect and Pulmonary Stenosis in Elderly. A Case Report. Yeditepe Medical Journal. 2:35-7, June, 2007. 10) D.S. Kucukaksu, G. Wieselthaler, D. Goksedef , CE Yildiz, F. Bayrak, M. Degertekin. The first Implantation of DeBakey VAD for Destination Therapy In Turkey. A Case Report. Yeditepe Medical Journal. 3:19-25, October, 2007. 11) D.S. Kucukaksu, D. Goksedef, C.E. Yildiz, G. Wieselthaler, F. Bayrak, M. Degertekin, E. Demirtas. The First Implantation of DeBakey VADs for Destination Therapy in Turkey. Yeditepe University Hospital, School of Medicine, Turkey. Volume 31 Number 11. Journal of Artificial Organs Replacement, Recovery, and Regeneration International center for artificial organs Transplantation, November 2007. 12) Ozkara A, Hatemi A, Mert M, Koner O, Cetin G, Gursoy M, Celebi S, Erdem CC, Haydin S, Yildiz CE, Suzer K. The effects of internal thoracic artery preparation with intact pleura on respiratory function and patients' early outcomes. Original Research Articles. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2008 Oct;8(5):368-73. 13) Cenk Eray Yildiz, MD,1 Mehmet Umit Ergenoglu, MD,1 Halit Yerebakan, MD,1 A. Dogan Ekici, MD,2 Nalan Selcuk, MD,3 Deniz Suha Kucukaksu, MD1 . Sarcoidosis And Coronary Bypass Surgery : A Case Report. Department Of Cardiovascular Surgery1, Department Of Pathology2, Department Of Nuclear Medicine3, Yeditepe University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey. Heart Surgery Forum. 2008;11(5):E325-6. 14) Eroglu E, Gemici G, Yildiz CE, Ergenoglu M, , Kucukaksu S, Degertekin M. Giant hydatid cyst of the interventricular septum mimicking acute myocardial infarction on ECG: an unusual cause of ST segment elevation. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). Mar 18 - 2009. 15) Cenk Eray Yildiz, MD,1 Sina Ercan, MD,2 Mehmet Umit Ergenoglu, MD,1 Ferda Ozkan, MD,3 Halit Yerebakan, MD,1 Deniz Suha Kucukaksu, MD1 . Surgical Treatment Of A Bronchial Cyst Causing Compression Of The Left Atrium and Pulmonary Artery. Department Of Cardiovascular Surgery1, Department Of Thoracic Surgery2 ,Department Of Pathology3 Yeditepe University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey. Heart Surgery Forum, 2009. 16) Cenk Eray Yildiz1, Meral Sonmezoglu2, Mehmet Umit Ergenoglu1, Halit Yerebakan1, Elif Eroglu3 , Suha Kucukaksu1 . Brucellosis: A Rare Ethiyology Factor Of Aortic Valvular Disease: A Case Report. Department Of Cardiovascular Surgery1, Department Of Microbiology2 Department Of Cardiology3 , Yeditepe University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey. Journal of KLIMIK, 2009. 17) Cenk Eray Yildiz, MD, Assist. Prof. Journal of Actual Medicine, Article, Chronic Vein insufficiency (Venous Leg Ulcers), Technique of SEPS. Department Of Cardiovascular Surgery, Yeditepe University Hospital, School of Medicine, Istanbul-Turkey, May, 2009. 18) Cenk Eray Yildiz1, Yusuf Ziya Erzin2, Halit Yerebakan1, Isin Dogan Ekici3, Deniz Suha Kucukaksu1 . Acute Abdomen Due To Ischemic Colitis In A Patient After Implantation Of A Ventricular Assist Device System. Departments Of 1Cardiovascular Surgery, 2Gastroenterology, And 3Pathology, Yeditepe University Hospital, School Of Medicine, Istanbul, Turk J Gastroenterol, 2009. 19) Suha Kucukaksu, Mehmet Ergenoglu, Cenk Eray Yildiz, Halit Yerebakan, Murat M. Sayin, Muzaffer Degertekin. High Risk Left Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Supported By Impella Recover LP 2,5 Assist Device: An Alternative insertion Technique. Departments Of Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiology, and Anesthesiology. Yeditepe University Hospital, School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey, Heart Surgery Forum, 2009. 20) Cenk Eray Yildiz, , Mehmet Ergenoglu, Murat Sayin, Halit Yerebakan, Suha Kucukaksu. First Turkish Experiences Of Assisted Beating Heart CABG With Impella Microaxial VADs. Department Of Cardiovascular Surgery, Yeditepe University Hospital, School of Medicine, Istanbul-Turkey, Heart Surgery Forum, 2009. 21) Cenk Eray Yildiz a,b Pediatric Ventricular Assist Devices, Original Review. aChildrens Hospital Boston, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Research Fellow, Boston, MA, USA. bYeditepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi AD, Istanbul, Turkiye. Turkiye Klinikleri Journal of Cardiovascular Sciences, 2009. 22) Cenk Eray Yildiz, Mehmet Ergenoglu, Halit Yerebakan, Suha Kucuaksu. The first use of the Impella Microaxial VADs ventricular assist device in our country for coronary artery bypass surgery in the beating heart. Yeditepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi AD, Istanbul, Turkiye. Turkiye Klinikleri Journal of Medical Sciences, 2009. 23) Yildiz CE, Babaoglu K, Korkmaz A, Dursun M, Altun I, Mert M, Guden M, Cetin G. Rare variation in partial anomalous venous drainage in 2 cases: diagnosis, assessment methods, and surgical approach. Heart Surg Forum. 2010 Dec 1;13(6):E373-5. 24) Mert M, Cetin G, Yildiz CE, Ugurlucan M, Caglar IM, Ozkara A, Akcevin A, Bakay C. Long term follow up results of sequential left internal thoracic artery grafts on severe left anterior descending artery disease. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2010 Oct 19;5:87. 25) Yildiz CE, Sayin M, Yerebakan H, Kucukaksu S. First Turkish experiences of assisted beating-heart coronary artery bypass graft with the Impella Microaxial Ventricular Assist Device. Heart Surg Forum. 2010 Feb 1;13(1):E60-2. INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS 1) Cetin G, Ozkara A, Yildiz CE, Mert M, Gunay I, Sarioglu T. Earliest Dignosis Provides Better Outcome in Truncus Arteriosus. 52nd International Congress Of The Europan Society For Cardivascular Surgery. November 2003 Istanbul, Turkey . 2) Ozkara A, Cetin G, Mert M, Yildiz CE, Akcevin A, Suzer K, Bakay C. Postinfaction Venticular Septal Defect: The Results Of Surgical. Invertion 52nd International Congress Of The Europan Society For Cardivascular Surgery. November 7-10, 2003, Istanbul, Turkey. 3) Mert M, Akcevin A, Ozkara A, Yildiz CE, Suzer K. Current experience with an old cardiac assist-device: The biomedicus centrifugal pump. 52nd International Congress Of The European Society For Cardiovascular Surgery, November 7-10, 2003, Istanbul-Turkey 4) Mert M, Akcevin A, Ozkara A, Yildiz CE, Paker T, Cetin G, Saltik L, Bakir I. Aortopulmonary window: Diagnosis, management and results in experience with 16 patients. The 12th Annual Meeting Of The Asian Society for Cardiovascular Surgery 18-22 April 2004 Istanbul, Turkey. 5) Ozkara A, Mert M, Koner O, Cetin G, Hatemi A, Yildiz CE, Suzer K, Gunay I. The Effects Of internal Thoracic Artery Preparation With intact Pleura On Respiratory Function And Patients Outcome. 16th Annual Meeting Of The Mediterranean Association Of Cardiology And Cardiac Surgery, September 26-29, 2004, Bodrum, Turkey. 6) Kucukaksu SD, Goksedef D, Bulbul S, Yildiz CE, Egrikan N, Cibalk N, Sorguven E, Lazoglu I, Demircan F, Safak K, Akghun MA, Ahn H. The Prototype Of The First Turkish Axial Pump For The Treatment Of End-Stage Cardiac Failure. Yeditepe University Hospital, Dept. of Cardiovascular Surgery, Yeditepe University Mechanical Eng, Kozyatagi, Istanbul, Turkey. 14th Congress of the International Society for Rotary Blood Pumps August 31-September 2, 2006 Leuven, Belgium. 7) S Kucukaksu, D Goksedef, CE Yildiz, G. Wieselthaler, F. Bayrak, M. Degertekin, E. Demirtas. Journal of Artificial Organs Replacement, Recovery, and Regeneration International center for artificial organs Transplantation. The First Implantation of DeBakey VAD for Destination Therapy in Turkey. Yeditepe University Hospital, Turkey and Univ.-klinik fer chirurgie (MUW), Volume 31 - Number 11. November 2007 Vienna, Austria. 8) DS Kucukaksu, G Wieselthaler, D Goksedef , CE Yildiz, F. Bayrak, M Degertekin, E Demirtas. The First Implantation Of Debakey VAD For Destination Therapy In Turkey. Yeditepe University Hospital, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Turkey and University. Klinik fer chirurgie (MUW), June 2007 Vienna, Austria.

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