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Ahmet Kilic
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Ahmet Kilic, MD, is a cardiothoracic surgeon and an associate professor of surgery in the Division of Cardiac Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

Dr. Kilic received his medical degree from The Medical College of Virginia-Virginia Commonwealth University, completed his general surgery residency at the University of Maryland, and went on to complete his cardiothoracic surgery residency at the University of Virginia. Dr. Kilic also finished a postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Maryland's Artificial Organs Laboratory. His area of expertise is in the surgical treatment of heart failure.


  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015, 2016

Medical Degree

  • M.D.
    Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine


  • Surgery
    University of Maryland Medical Center
    7/1/2003 - 6/30/2009

Specialties and conditions I treat

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Device Removal
  • Heart Defects, Congenital
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Cardiac Valve Annuloplasty
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult
  • Bloodless Medical and Surgical Procedures
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Aortic Rupture
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic, Familial
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Aneurysm, Dissecting
  • Aneurysm, Ruptured
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Heart Failure, Diastolic
  • Heart Failure, Systolic
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Heart Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency
  • Tricuspid Valve Prolapse
  • Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve
  • Foramen Ovale, Patent
  • Heart Septal Defects
  • Heart Septal Defects, Atrial
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
  • Mitral Valve Annuloplasty
  • Pericardiectomy
  • Ventricular Dysfunction
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Left
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Right
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Aortic Coarctation
  • Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis
  • Tricuspid Atresia
  • Tricuspid Valve
  • Angina, Stable
  • Angina, Unstable
  • Aortic Valve
  • Aortic Valve Prolapse
  • Pulmonary Valve
  • Aortopulmonary Septal Defect
  • Ebstein Anomaly
  • Heart Septal Defects, Ventricular
  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumping
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart-Assist Devices
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Coronary Artery Bypass, Off-Pump
  • Heart Valves
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Bicuspid
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
  • Aortic Arch Syndromes
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Transplantation

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My background


  • Thoracic Surgery
    University of Virginia Medical Center
    7/1/2009 - 6/30/2011

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery

My Department


My Division

Cardiac Surgery

Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 03/25/2016, Dr. Kilic has reported financial relationships with the medical device, research and/or drug companies listed below. If you have questions about the relationships listed below, please ask the faculty member. If you have questions about how these relationships are monitored by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, please contact our Compliance Office at 614-293-7802.

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Baxter International, Inc.
  • Thoratec Corporation