Haydar Celik

Contact information
Children’s National Health System
Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation 111 Michigan Ave. NW Washington, DC, 20010
+1(202) 476 5024
hcelik [at] cnmc [dot] org   -or-  haydari [at] gmail [dot] com

Haydar Celik joined the Sheikh Zayed Institute as an assistant professor to work on the IGNITE program.

Haydar received his PhD degree from Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, Turkey (2010). He worked with Ergin Atalar between 2002 and 2010, developing novel devices and methods for interventional magnetic resonance imaging. Immediately after graduation, he joined the Sunnybrook Science Institute Cardiovascular MRI Research Group in Toronto as a post-doctoral fellow, under mentorship of Graham Wright. Dr. Celik led a multi-disciplinary team in a pre-clinical project and introduced a non-contrast enhanced MRI method for characterization of radiofrequency ablation lesions.

CV (publications)

Research interests

  • MR-HIFU:
    • Thermal ablation
    • Mild hyperthermia
    • Histotripsy
  • Electrophysiology and myocardial characterization
  • Interventional MRI: Catheter Tracking