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Hakan Sahin, M.D.

Imaging Sciences

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Professional Background

Hakan Sahin, M.D.

URMC Department of Imaging Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Hakan Sahin to the Cardiothoracic imaging team. Dr. Sahin was educated at the Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, where he graduated in 1994 with his Doctor of Medicine degree. His postdoctoral training commenced at the Akdeniz University School of Medicine as a Diagnostic Radiologist. He then went on to successfully complete clinical fellowships in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at University of Washington, Cardiothoracic Imaging at National Jewish Health and MRI imaging at University of Texas Southwestern.

Dr. Sahin is a board-certified radiologist by the American Board of Radiology in diagnostic radiology. He has continued his research and teaching activities at the Cleveland Clinics Foundation, University of San Diego California and University of Colorado before he joined the Imaging Sciences Department at the University of Rochester. His active research projects include interstitial lung diseases, cardiovascular and thoracic manifestations of the metabolic syndrome and its components. Dr.Sahin is an active member of the following organizations: Radiological Society of North America, American College of Radiology, North American Society of Cardiovascular Imaging, Society of Thoracic Imaging and the American Medical Association.

In his new position at the UR Medicine Imaging Department, Dr. Sahin brings his vast experience and education contributions to the cardiothoracic imaging section.



  • Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology


MD | Turkey-Ankara U Med Fac

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2015 - 06/30/2016
Fellowship in at Veterans Health Administration San Diego Health Care System

07/01/2011 - 06/30/2012
Fellowship in Magnetic Resonance Imaging at University of Texas Southwestern

07/01/2006 - 07/30/2008
Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Imaging at National Jewish Health

08/01/2002 - 06/30/2003
Fellowship in Vascular & Interventional Radiology at University of Washington

01/01/1995 - 06/30/1999
Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at University of Akdeniz School of Medicine

04/01/1993 - 03/31/1994
Internship in at University of Akdeniz School of Medicine

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One of the Year's Breakthrough Developments in Diagnostic Radiology
Sponsor: 2008 Yearbook of Diagnostic Radiology by Mosby, Elsevier Health
Location: Radiology 244(2), 591-598


Journal Articles

Selda, D; Hakan, S; Cagdas, B: Murat, IG. "Body mass index and primary chronic venous disease." Cardiovasc Sci. 2016; 28(3): 85-9.

Jin, GY; Lynch, D; Chawla, A; Garg, K; Tammemagi, MC; Sahin, H; Misumi, S; Kwon, KS. "Interstitial lung abnormalities in a CT lung cancer screening population: prevalence and progression rate." Radiology. 2013; 268(2): 563-71.

Aberle, DR; DeMello, S; Berg, CD; Black, WC; Brewer, B; Church, TR; Clingan, KL; Duan, F; Fagerstrom, RM; Gareen, IF; Gatsonis, CA; Gierada, DS; Jain, A; Jones, GC; Mahon, I; Marcus, PM; Rathmell, JM; Sicks, J. "Results of the two incidence screenings in the National Lung Screening Trial". N Engl J Med. 2013; 369(10): 920-31.