Dr Mert Dumantepe is an Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery at Acibadem University School of Medicine, Turkey. He completed his graduation from Istanbul University School of Medicine, Turkey in 2001.
He did a fellowship in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary endarterectomy and the heart transplantation and mechanical asist device programme at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in 2015 and 2016. He is general secretary of the Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery's Pulmonary Vascular Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension working group.
Dr Dumantepe's research interest is optimising the therapeutic management of patients with massive pulmonary embolism and endovascular treatment of acute and chronic deep vein thrombosis.