Chief Academic Officer & Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart & Vascular Institute
E. Murat Tuzcu, MD, is the Chief Academic Officer and the Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine in the Heart & Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Tuzcu held the roles of Vice Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Staff Physician in Interventional Cardiology in the Heart & Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, US.
Dr. Tuzcu's clinical interests cover a wide range of interventional cardiology patients. In addition to percutaneous treatment of coronary artery disease, his expertise includes catheter-based treatment of valvular heart disease (Transcatheter aortic valve replacement or TAVR), and adult congenital heart defects. He is an internationally recognized expert in the emerging field of percutaneous valve repair and replacement, and treats patients from all around the world.
Dr. Tuzcu is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions, and the American College of Physicians; and a member of the Turkish Society of Cardiology. He is also a trustee of the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Tuzcu was voted repeatedly one of the "Best Physicians in America," and is listed in the National Registry of Who's Who.