M.D.Assoc.Prof. Erkan KAYA


He was born in İzmir in 1976. He attended secondary school in İzmir and high school in Bursa Işıklar Military High School. His medical education began in Gülhane Military Medical Academy in 1994. After being graduated as Medical Doctor in 2000, he completed his residency education in Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic of Gülhane Military Medical Faculty from 2004 to 2009 and he worked in the same facility as Lecturer and Surgeon until 2009.

He started working in Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Gaziantep University as an Assistant Professor in 2015. He was awarded the title “Associate Professor” in 2017. He carried out duties of lecturer, member of academic board and chief of education and training in Department of Adult and Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery of Gaziantep University from 2015 to 2017. He took office with the title of Lecturer in Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Surgical Medical Disciplines Directorate in School of Medicine of SANKO University on September 2017.

While working in Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic of Gaziantep University, he performed an adult and pediatric heart surgery operations and peripheral vascular interventions. In addition to scientific papers presented in national and international congresses and articles published in national and international journals that are listed in SCI-expanded index, he authored one book on adult cardiovascular surgery and one book on pediatric cardiovascular surgery.  He is married with two children and has good command in English and German.

Fields of medical interest; heart transplantation and placement of artificial heart devices in cases of heart failure, beating heart bypass surgery, repairing heart valve without replacement in heart valve diseases, surgical treatment of congenital heart diseases in pediatric patients, surgical treatment and stent placement for aortic diseases(aneurysm or dissection), treatment of artery diseases with stent or surgery, incision-free treatments for venous system diseases (varice) with glue or laser.