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

Professional Bio

Dr. Aktas earned his M.D. from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in 2002. He was a medical resident at the Cleveland Clinic, and trained as a cardiology fellow and electrophysiology fellow at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He joined the faculty at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 2009.

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

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 51 available »

2015 Jul 14
Kutyifa V, Moss AJ, Solomon SD, McNitt S, Aktas MK, Barsheshet A, Merkely B, Zareba W, Goldenberg I. "Reduced risk of life-threatening ventricular tachyarrhythmias with cardiac resynchronization therapy: relationship to left ventricular ejection fraction." European journal of heart failure. 2015 Jul 14; Epub 2015 Jul 14.
2015 Jul
Page A, Kocabas O, Soyata T, Aktas M, Couderc JP. "Cloud-Based Privacy-Preserving Remote ECG Monitoring and Surveillance." Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc. 2015 Jul; 20(4):328-37. Epub 2014 Dec 16.
2015 Feb 16
Aktas MK, Mittal S, Kutyifa V, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Steinberg J, Moss AJ, Zareba W. "The Burden and Morphology of Premature Ventricular Contractions and their Impact on Clinical Outcomes in Patients Receiving Biventricular Pacing in the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial-Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (MADIT-CRT)." Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc. 2015 Feb 16; Epub 2015 Feb 16.
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.
2015
Sherazi, S; Kutyifa, V; McNitt, S; Aktas, MK; Couderc, JP; Peterson, B; Bloch Thomsen, PE; Kautzner, J; Moss, AJ; Zareba, W. "Prognostic Significance of Heart Rate Variability Among Patients Treated With Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: MADIT-CRT (Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial-Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)". JACCCEP. 2015; 1(1): 74-80. Link

Current Appointments

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

Specialties

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