dr. Alaaddin Yilmaz

Cardiothoracic surgeon

Dr. Dr. Alaaddin Yilmaz (born in 1970 in Emirdag, Turkey) graduated from Rijksuniversiteit Gent as a physician in 1996. He started his general surgery training at St. Jozef Ziekenhuis and Maria Middelares Ziekenhuis in Ghent. He completed his training at St. Antonius Ziekenhuis Nieuwegein in the Netherlands under Prof. van Swieten.

He has been a recognised surgeon with a subspecialty in cardiothoracic surgery since 2002.
Dr. Dr. Yilmaz developed a number of minimally invasive surgical techniques and is now an internationally renowned expert in minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery. Several of his procedures were recorded and/or broadcast live to share his knowledge with colleagues.
His areas of expertise include maze procedures, VATS procedures, VATS lobectomies and VATS thymectomies.

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