M. Sertac Cicek, M.D.

  1. Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgeon
  2. Cardiovascular Surgeon

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

EnglishTurkish

Dr. M. Sertac Cicek, completed his medical education at Ankara University Faculty of Medicine and GATA Gulhane Faculty of Medicine, graduating summa cum laude in 1985. Completing a five-year residency in Cardiovascular Surgery at GATA, followed by cardiac surgery and cardiopulmonary transplantation fellowships at the Texas Heart Institute and the Mayo Clinic, he also had an extended pediatric cardiac surgery and transplantation fellowship at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Cicek was instrumental in the establishment of leading pediatric and adult cardiac units in his home country Turkey and, most recently he served as director of Heart and Vascular Care Center at Anadolu Medical Center in Istanbul before joining staff at Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Cicek has an ongoing interest in the surgical treatment of pediatric and adult congenital heart diseases, structural heart diseases, re-operative cardiac surgery, minimally invasive approaches and, pulmonary thromboendarterectomy for CTEPH.

An active member of AATS, STS, EACTS, ASCVTS, WSPCHS, ECHSA and CHSS, he has also acted as the chairman of 7th WCPCCS and currently serves as the chairman of the steering committee for World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery. Dr. Cicek serves on multiple editorial boards.

  1. Aortic aneurysm
  2. Congenital heart defects in neonates and infants
  3. Congenital heart disease
  4. Heart valve disease
  5. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  6. Pulmonary embolism
  • Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease, Neonatal Heart Surgery
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Structural Heart Disease
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  1. 1998
    Fellow - Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery and TransplantationUSC Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  2. 1997
    Fellow - Cardiovascular Surgery and Cardiopulmonary TransplantationMayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  3. 1995
    Fellow - Cardiovascular SurgeryTexas Heart Institute
  4. 1993
    Resident - Cardiovascular SurgeryGATA and TYIH
  5. 1986
    Internship - General Surgery and MedicineGATA Gulhane Faculty of Medicine
  6. 1985
    MDGATA Gulhane Faculty of Medicine, Ankara
  7. 1983
    Medical SchoolUniversity of Ankara Faculty of Medicine

Certifications

  1. 2011
    Pediatric CardiologyMinistry of Health
  2. 1993
    Pediatric Cardiovascular SurgeryMinistry of Health

Awards and honors

  1. 2013
    Gordon K. Danielson Visiting ProfessorMayo Clinic Rochester Hospitals
  2. 2004
    Presidential CitationAsian Society for Cardiovascular Surgery
  3. 2000
    Listed in "Who is Who in Medicine and Healthcare"Marquis Who's Who
  4. 1996
    GATA 100th Anniversary Scientific and Academic Achievement AwardGATA Gulhane Faculty of Medicine
  5. 1996
    Sandoz Scientific Research AwardSandoz
  6. 1986
    Graduated Summa Cum LaudeGulhane Military Medical Academy Medical Corps Officer Training School
  7. 1985
    Summa Cum LaudeGATA Gulhane Faculty of Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - 2021
    ChairmanSteering Committee for World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
  2. 2017 - 2021
    Committee MemberAATS- Evarts A. Graham Memorial Traveling Fellowship Committee
  3. 2017 - 2021
    MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  4. 2017 - 2019
    Council Member NominationAsian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
  5. 2017 - present
    Chairman7th World congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
  6. 2016 - 2019
    PresidentMinimally Invasive and Robotic Cardiovascular Surgery Association
  7. 2016 - present
    TreasurerEuropean Association for Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Surgical Working Group
  8. 2015 - present
    Congenital Heart Surgery WorkforceSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  9. 2014 - present
    TreasurerWorld Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
  10. 2013 - 2016
    Executive CouncilMinimally Invasive and Robotic Cardiovascular Surgery Association
  11. 2012 - 2015
    Education CommitteeAmerican Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery
  12. 2012 - 2015
    Membership committee memberAmerican Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery
  13. 2012 - present
    Executive CouncilEuropean Association for Congenital Heart Surgeons
  14. 2011 - 2013
    Vice PresidentTurkish Society for Cardiovascular Surgery
  15. 2011 - present
    Governing CouncilWorld Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
  16. 2011 - present
    CounselorAsian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
  17. 2010 - present
    MemberSteering Committee for World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
  18. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Thoracic Surgery
  19. 2008 - present
    MemberEuropean Association for Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Surgical Working Group
  20. 2007 - 2011
    Executive CommitteeTurkish Society for Cardiovascular Surgery
  21. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physician Executives
  22. 2007 - present
    MemberWorld Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
  23. 2006 - 2010
    Vice PresidentTurkish Board of Cardiovascular Surgery
  24. 2006 - 2010
    ChairmanWorld Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
  25. 2006 - 2008
    Constitutional CouncilWorld Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
  26. 2003 - 2008
    Committee MemberEuropean Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery
  27. 2002 - 2004
    Review CommitteeMinistry of Health
  28. 2001 - present
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  29. 2000 - 2008
    International Relations CommitteeTurkish Society for Cardiovascular Surgery
  30. 2000 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  31. 2000 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  32. 1999 - present
    MemberAsian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
  33. 1999 - present
    MemberEuropean Society for Cardiovascular Surgery
  34. 1999 - present
    MemberEuropean Society for Cardiovascular Sugery
  35. 1999 - present
    MemberInternational Society for Cardiovascular Surgery
  36. 1998 - present
    MemberEuropean Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery
  37. 1998 - present
    MemberEuropean Association for Congenital Heart Surgeons
  38. 1997 - present
    Alumni MemberMayo Alumni Association
  39. 1997 - present
    MemberPriestly Society
  40. 1995 - present
    MemberDenton A. Cooley Cardiovascular Surgical Society
  41. 1993 - present
    MemberTurkish Society for Cardiovascular Surgery
  42. 1988 - present
    MemberNew York Academy of Sciences
  43. 1988 - present
    MemberTurkish Medical Association
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