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. 69 available »

2016 Jul 13
Gruber JS, Stair B, Aktas M, Bravo-Jaimes K. "Left Bundle Branch Block and Complete Heart Block Complicating Inferior Myocardial Infarction." Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc. 2016 Jul 13; Epub 2016 Jul 13.
2016 Jul
Jamé S, Kutyifa V, Aktas MK, McNitt S, Polonsky B, Al-Ahmad A, Zareba W, Moss A, Wang PJ. "Bipolar left ventricular pacing is associated with significant reduction in heart failure or death in CRT-D patients with LBBB." Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society. 2016 Jul; 13(7):1468-74. Epub 2016 Mar 04.
2016 May
Yoruk A, Sherazi S, Massey HT, Kutyifa V, McNitt S, Hallinan W, Huang DT, Chen L, Aktas MK. "Predictors and clinical relevance of ventricular tachyarrhythmias in ambulatory patients with a continuous flow left ventricular assist device." Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society. 2016 May; 13(5):1052-6. Epub 2016 Jan 29.
2016 Jan
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. 2016 Jan; 21(1):41-8. Epub 2015 Feb 16.
2016 Jan
Page A, Aktas MK, Soyata T, Zareba W, Couderc JP. ""QT clock" to improve detection of QT prolongation in long QT syndrome patients." Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society. 2016 Jan; 13(1):190-8. Epub 2015 Aug 31.

Current Appointments

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

Specialties

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