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

Office: (585) 275-4776
Fax: (585) 242-9549


The biographical information for Mehmet Aktas, M.D. is not currently available.

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

Recent Journal Articles

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2015 Jan 15
Sherazi S, McNitt S, Choudhary N, Shah AH, Aktas MK, Asgher A, Schwarz KQ, Zareba W. "Predictors of mortality in patients hospitalized for congestive heart failure with left ventricular ejection fraction ? 40%" Cardiology journal. 2015 Jan 15; Epub 2015 Jan 15.
2014 Oct 1
Sherazi S, Goldenberg I, Moss AJ, Solomon S, Kutyifa V, McNitt S, Shah AH, Huang DT, Aktas MK, Zareba W, Barsheshet A. "Comparison of low versus high (>40 mm Hg) pulse pressure to predict the benefit of cardiac resynchronization therapy for heart failure (from the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial-Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Trial)." The American journal of cardiology. 2014 Oct 1; 114(7):1053-8. Epub 2014 Jul 17.
2014 Oct
Mittal S, Aktas MK, Moss AJ, McNitt S, Kutyifa V, Steinberg JS, Zareba W. "The impact of nonsustained ventricular tachycardia on reverse remodeling, heart failure, and treated ventricular tachyarrhythmias in MADIT-CRT." Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology. 2014 Oct; 25(10):1082-7. Epub 2014 Jun 24.
2014 Sep 9
Ruwald MH, Mittal S, Ruwald AC, Aktas MK, Daubert JP, McNitt S, Al-Ahmad A, Jons C, Kutyifa V, Steinberg JS, Wang P, Moss AJ, Zareba W. "Association between frequency of atrial and ventricular ectopic beats and biventricular pacing percentage and outcomes in patients with cardiac resynchronization therapy." Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2014 Sep 9; 64(10):971-81.
2014 May
Plank B, Kutyifa V, Moss AJ, Huang DT, Ruwald AC, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Zareba W, Goldenberg I, Aktas MK. "Smoking is associated with an increased risk of first and recurrent ventricular tachyarrhythmias in ischemic and nonischemic patients with mild heart failure: a MADIT-CRT substudy." Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society. 2014 May; 11(5):822-7. Epub 2014 Feb 06.

Current Appointments

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


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


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 University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2008 - 06/30/2009
Fellowship in Cardiology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2005 - 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