Dr. GurbuzJohn Burks, M.D., F.A.C.C., medical director for the Heart & Vascular Institute, is pleased to announce the arrival of A. Tayfun Gurbuz, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.C.C.P., cardiothoracic surgeon and medical director of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Susquehanna Health.
...On December 10, 2007, Dr. Gurbuz joins our group of cardiologists and surgeons to provide high quality cardiology and vascular surgery care to patients in our region.Dr. Gurbuz is a Fellow with the American College of Surgeons and with the American College of Chest Physicians and is board certified by the American Board of General Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.He
residency training for general surgery at Saint Joseph Hospital Medical Center
in Denver, Colorado and for cardiothoracic surgery from the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
in Memphis, TN.Fellowships include a research fellowship at the Cardiovascular Research Laboratory at the University of Tennessee
in Memphis and a fellowship in cardiac surgery at Albert Starr Academic Center for Cardiac Surgery
in Portland, Oregon.His
medical school training was received at Hacettepe University Hospitals
in Ankara, Turkey.Dr. Gurbuz
was among the first surgeons practicing beating heart bypass surgery in the State of Arizona and trained a number of surgeons from the United States and abroad in off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery.In addition to these surgical procedures, Dr. Gurbuz
specializes in mitral valve repair, surgery for atrial fibrillation, aortic root and aneurysm surgery, abdominal and thoracic aorta and carotid artery surgery as well as endovascular surgery including aortic and peripheral vascular stenting.Trained and certified to care for critically ill patients, additionally, he
performs trauma and abdominal surgeries.His
office is located at 777 Rural Avenue (in the Heart & Vascular Institute) at The Williamsport Hospital & Medical Center
.Referrals to Dr. Gurbuz
can be made by calling 570-321-3165 or 800-243-1002.