Ahmet Selcuk Adabag, MD, MS

Adabag Selcuk CARDIO Affiliate VAMCAcademic Title

Associate Professor of Medicine

Education

Master's Degree: Master of Science, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN
Medical School: Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
Residency: Internal Medicine Residency, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York
Fellowships: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Clinical Title(s)
  • Cardiologist
  • Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Expertise
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
Board Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
Hospital Privileges
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Biography Summary

Dr. Adabag completed medical school and a residency in cardiology and internal medicine at Hacettepe University Medical School in Ankara, Turkey. Shortly thereafter, he began an Internal Medicine Residency program at State University of New York in Buffalo, New York. He completed his fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiac Electrophysiology at the University of Minnesota. After graduating from his fellowships, he served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota and as a Research Investigator with the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center at the Minneapolis Heart Institute. He currently serves as an Associate Investigator with the Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research as well as a Staff Cardiologist and the Co-Director of the Medical Intensive Care and Cardiac Step-down Units at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Minneapolis.

Awards and Recognition

  • Education Excellence Award, Minneapolis VA Medical Center Department of Medicine (2011)
  • Distinguished Teacher Award, University of Minnesota Cardiovascular Fellowship Program (2004)
  • Faculty Teacher of the Year Award, University of Minnesota Internal Medicine Residency Program (2004)
  • Distinguished Teacher Award, University of Minnesota Cardiovascular Fellowship Program (2003)
  • Faculty Teacher of the Year Award, University of Minnesota Internal Medicine Residency Program (2002)
  • Preceptorship for Advanced Cardiovascular Education Program Award, University of Minnesota Cardiovascular Fellowship Program (1999)
  • Clinical Vignette Competition Award, Upstate New York Chapter of American College of Physicians (1994)
  • Ranked 7th Nationally in the Turkish Medical Boards Examination (1991)
  • Exchange Student Scholarship Award, Turkish Physician Association (1989)
  • Dean’s Letter of Commendation for Outstanding Performance, Hacettepe University Medical School (1989-90)