Faculty of Medicine

Academic Members

Ahmet  Özkara

Ahmet Özkara,  Prof.

Faculty Member

He graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine in 1992 and completed his specialization in cardiovascular surgery at Istanbul University Cardiology Institute between 1992-1997. He worked as a specialist physician in the same institution between 1997-2004. He was entitled to be an associate professor in 2006. After working in Florence Nightingale Hospital between 2006-2013, he started working in LivHospital Ulus Hospital in 2013. Dr Ahmet Özkara, who currently works in the same institution, received the title of Professor in 2015. Dr Özkara has been heading the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istinye University Faculty of Medicine since 2015.

Research Areas: Minimally invasive cardiac surgery, Robotic heart surgery, Aortic interventions, Congenital heart surgery

Main Areas: Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi, 

2013 - Comparison of Conventional and No-Touch Techniques in Harvesting Saphenous Vein for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in View of Endothelial Damage
SOLAKOĞLU SEYHUN,ÖZKARA AHMET. HEART SURGERY FORUM, 16(4), 177-183.
2013 - Sequential In Situ Left Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting to the Circumflex and Right Coronary Artery Areas
ÖZKARA AHMET,ONAN BURAK. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 95(1), 63-70.
2011 - Prosthetic Heart Valve Ring Thrombosis
ÖZKARA AHMET,YURDAKUL SELEN,TAYYARECİ YELDA. JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, 4(10), 1141-1143.
2010 - Long term follow up results of sequential left internal thoracic artery grafts on severe left anterior descending artery disease
ÖZKARA AHMET. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY, 5(null),
2010 - Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Cold-Induced Urticaria
ÖZKARA AHMET,ONAN BURAK. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 89(3), 949-951.
2009 - The Effect of Coronary Revascularization on New-Onset Complete Atrioventricular Block Due to Acute Coronary Syndrome
ÖZKARA AHMET,EGE ERDAL,SOYLU AHMET. HEART SURGERY FORUM, 12(1), 30-34.
2008 - Surgical treatment of postinfarction pseudoaneurysms of the left ventricle
EGE ERDAL,ÖZKARA AHMET,TANYELİ ÖMER,SOYLU AHMET. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 23(4), 294-298.
2008 - The effects of internal thoracic artery preparation with intact pleura on respiratory function and patients’xx early outcomes
ÖZKARA AHMET. ANADOLU KARDIYOLOJI DERGISI-THE ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 8(5), 368-373.
2006 - Off pump repair of aortic arch anomalies with concomitant intracardiac defects via anterior approach
ÖZKARA AHMET. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 21(6), 550-552.
2006 - Right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction for tetralogy of fallot with abnormal coronary artery: Experience with 35 patients
ÖZKARA AHMET. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 21(2), 131-136.
2005 - Early results of valved bovine jugular vein conduit for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction
ÖZKARA AHMET. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ARTIFICIAL ORGANS, 28(3), 251-255.
2005 - Unusual presentation of myocardial ischemia after arterial switch operation
ÖZKARA AHMET. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CARDIO-THORACIC SURGERY, 27(3), 518-519.
2005 - Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm: Surgical approaches to complicated cases
ÖZKARA AHMET. ANZ JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 75(1-2), 51-54.
2005 - Repair of multiple muscular ventricular septal defects: Septal obliteration technique
ÖZKARA AHMET. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 20(3), 274-277.
2005 - Repair of multiple muscular ventricular septal defects: septal obliteration technique.
ÖZKARA AHMET. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 20(3), 274-7.
2005 - Postinfarction ventricular septal rupture: surgical intervention anal risk factors influencing hospital mortality
ÖZKARA AHMET. ACTA CARDIOLOGICA, 60(2), 213-217.
2005 - Aortic arch reconstruction with pulmonary autograft patch in coarctation and interruption of the aorta
ÖZKARA AHMET. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, 20(2), 167-170.
2004 - Diagnosis, management, and results of treatment for aortopulmonary window
ÖZKARA AHMET,PAKER TUFAN. CARDIOLOGY IN THE YOUNG, 14(5), 506-511.
2004 - Supraannular mitral valve replacement in a child with congenital mitral stenosis.
ÖZKARA AHMET. Anadolu kardiyoloji dergisi : AKD = the Anatolian journal of cardiology, 4(2), 175-7.
2004 - Arterial switch operations for single coronary artery ostium or intramural coronary artery
ÖZKARA AHMET. CIRCULATION JOURNAL, 68(12), 1179-1183.
2003 - Leaflet escape in a revised Edwards-Duromedics mitral prosthesis
ÖZKARA AHMET. JOURNAL OF HEART VALVE DISEASE, 12(4), 513-515.
2003 - Radiation-induced coronary artery disease
ÖZKARA AHMET. ZEITSCHRIFT FUR KARDIOLOGIE, 92(8), 682-685.
1999 - Accessory mitral valve tissue causing severe subaortic stenosis with dextrocardia in a premature newborn.
ÖZKARA AHMET. THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON, 47(4), 252-5.
1999 - Accessory mitral valve tissue causing severe subaortic stenosis with dextrocardia in a premature newborn
ÖZKARA AHMET. THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON, 47(4), 252-255.
KALP VE DAMARCERRAHİSİ
2019 - Türkçe, Bilimsel Kitap
ISBN: 978-975-567-079-9
ÖZKARA AHMET,YILDIZ CENK ERAY,ŞEN ONUR,AKÇEVİN ATIF
ERİŞKİN KALP CERRAHİSİNDE PERİOPERATİF YAKLAŞIM EL KİTABI
2017 - Türkçe, Kitap Tercümesi
ISBN:
ÖZKARA AHMET,IŞIK MEHMET,ÖNOĞLU RAŞİT