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Sinan Simsir, M.D.

Sinan Simsir, M.D.
Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Dr. Simsir has been practicing cardiothoracic surgery for 14 years. Following a tenure at Duke University, he was recruited to Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles where he led the heart and lung transplantation programs and established a ventricular assist device program. Dr. Simsir also worked at Newark Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, NJ performing heart and lung transplants and ventricular assist devices, and established a new thoracic transplant program for the Advocate Healthcare System in Chicago Illinois. He contributed extensively to the field of thoracic transplantation and surgery for end-stage heart failure.

Dr. Simsir, a native of Turkey, graduated from Medical School in Marmara University in Istanbul Turkey while working for the United States State Department. He finished his General Surgery training at The University of Minnesota and Cardiothoracic Residency at the University of Massachusetts. He also completed a fellowship in thoracic transplantation and ventricular assist devices at Duke University. Dr. Simsir enjoys every aspect of cardiothoracic surgery and treats every patient as his most important one, as if he would treat one from his own family.

While not at work, Dr Simsir enjoys spending time with his wife and their two boys, as well as playing and spending time around hockey. He lives in Haddonfield, New Jersey.



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