Mehmet Akkaya, MD
Mehmet Akkaya, MD

Mehmet Akkaya, MD

Assistant Professor
School of Medicine, Omaha Campus

Academic Appointments


  • Medicine


  • Assistant Professor

Publications and Presentations


  • Heparin reversal with protamine sulfate is not required in atrial fibrillation ablation with suture hemostasis. Yasar SJ, Bickel T, Zhang S, Akkaya M, Aznaurov SG, Krishnan K, Cuculich PS, Gautam S. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 2019 Dec;30(12):2811-2817., Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, 30(12), 2811-2817, 2019
  • Grzegorz Marcin Pietrasik, Mehmet Akkaya, Jason Michael Rodriguez, Nicholas J. Serafini, Henry D. Huang, Parikshit S. Sharma, Richard G. Trohman, Kousik Krishnan. Safety and Feasibility of RF Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation after Amulet Implantation and Device Electrical Characteristics. Heart Rhythm, S PO06 104, Vol. 16, No. 5, May Supplement 2019, Heart Rhythm, 16, 2019
  • Sandeep Gautam, Shiyang Zhang, Mehmet Akkaya, Phillip Cuculich, Kousik Krishnan, Sam Aznaurov. Protamine Reversal for Heparin is not Required Following Figure of Eight Stopcock Hemostasis after Atrial Fibrillation Ablation. Heart Rhythm, S-PO01-052, Vol. 16, No. 5, May Supplement 2019, Heart Rhythm, 16, 2019
  • Puppala VK, Akkaya M, Dickinson O, Benditt DG. Syncope: Diagnostic Classification and Risk Stratification. Cardiol Clin. 2015 Aug;33(3):387-96, Cardiology clinics, 33(3), 387-96, 2015
  • Voight J, Akkaya M, Somasundaram P, Karim R, Valliani S, Kwon Y, Adabag S. Risk of new-onset atrial fibrillation and stroke after radiofrequency ablation of isolated, typical atrial flutter. Heart Rhythm. 2014 Jul 1., Heart Rhythm, 2014
  • Akkaya M, Marrouche N, Higuchi K, Koopmann M, Damal K, Kholmovski E, McGann C. The Degree of Left Atrial Structural Remodeling Impacts Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Archives of the Turkish Society of Cardiology. 2014 Jan; 42(1):11-9., Archives of the Turkish Society of Cardiology, 42, 11-9, 2014