Mehmet Aktas, M.D.

Mehmet Aktas, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 679-Y
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-2475

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Patient Care Bio

Dr. Aktas is a member of the electrophysiology section, and he takes care of patients with arrhythmias. Specific areas of expertise include ablation of atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardias (SVT), and ventricular tachycardia. Dr. Aktas is an expert in complete management of pacemakers, defibrillators, and resynchronization devices.



Specific areas of expertise include:

-Implantation, programming and monitoring of permanent pacemakers (PPM's), implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICD's) and cardiac resynchronization devices (biventricular pacers or ICD's).
-Ablation of atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia (AVNRT), atrioventricular re-entrant tachycardia (AVRT), atrial tachycardia (AT).
-Ablation of atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation (AF).
-Ablation of ventricular tachycardia (VT), including those originating from the outflow tracts and left ventricle.
-Extraction of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators.
-Direct current (DC) cardioversion.
-Tilt table testing.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems High Score Recognition | University of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester, New York 2012
Internal Medicine Resident Mentorship Award | University of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester, New York 2011

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Medicine, Cardiology (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology - American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

MD | Medicine | State University of New York Upstate Medical University2002
Bachelor of Arts | Biology | University of Rochester1998
Masters in Business Administration | William E. Simon Graduate School of BusinessAttended 2011 - 2014

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Electrophysiology at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/2008 - 06/30/2009
Fellowship in Cardiology at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/2005 - 06/30/2008
Residency in Internal Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Foundation07/01/2003 - 06/30/2005
Internship in Internal Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Foundation07/01/2002 - 06/30/2003