Dr. Yalım YALÇIN was born in Ankara at 1965. He completed his primary and secondary schools in Eskişehir. He was graduated from Eskişehir Anatolia High School at 1984 and entered to İstanbul University School of Medicine. He was graduated from Medical School at 1990 and started his residency in Pediatrics at the same University after succeded in TUS examination the same year.
After his first year of residency he passed the ECFMG I. and II. Step examinations and qualified for residency programs in USA. He entered to pediatric residency program in the Long Islang Collge Hospital/SUNNY program at New York state where he completed 3 year program.
He than took the American board of pediatrics and entered fellowship program at North Shore University Hospital affiliated with Cornell/Colombia Universities Program. He finished his 3 year training in 1997.
He was Board certified in both American Board of Pediatrics and American Board of Pediatric Cardiology. He than took Turkish General Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology Equivalancy exams in Turkey and started to work at Sisli Florence Nightingale Hopital as staff Pediatric Cardiologist..
He worked at Dr. Siyamıi Ersek, Cardiology, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Research and Training Hosptal Department of Pediatric Cardiology as Chief Resident between 2002 and 2007. He was responsible for Felllowship Training during that time. He became Assistant Proffesor of Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiolgy in 2007.
He started the Pediatric Cardiology program at Medicana International Hospital, Istanbul in 2008 and worked there until 2011 as Departement Chief.
In 2011 he returned back to Group Florence Nightingale, and started to work at Istanbul Bilim University, School of Medicine as Dpartment Chief in Pediatric Cardiology.
He became Proffesor of Pediatrics/Pediatric Cardiology in March 2013. He is still working as Chief in Departement of Pediatric Cardiology and also became Chief in Departement of Pediatrics at the same University in 2014.
Dr. Yalçın has 50 publications and more than 80 poster presentations in different conferences.
Areas of Specialization
- Cardiac Catheterization in congenital and structural Heart Disease
- Interventional cardiac catheterization
- Cardiac Magnetic Resonanse Imaging and cardiac computered
- Tomographic imaging in congenital heart disease
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