Assistant Chair, FIT Council
Tuncay Taskesen, MD
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314
Dr. Tuncay Taskesen graduated from Ege University Medical School in Turkey in 2002. Following graduation, he worked as a primary care physician in a busy state owned hospital. He completed Cardiology residency training at Dicle University Medical Center in Turkey and soon after became a practicing general cardiologist. After moving to Seattle, WA in 2012, he had worked on cardiac imaging research projects at Harborview Medical Center/ UW. Dr. Taskesen was accepted into the internal medicine residency program at Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, IL in 2015. Following graduation in 2018, he joined the University of Iowa Hospitals as a cardiac hospitalist. He started his cardiology fellowship training at Mercyone/Iowa Heart Center in Des Moines in July 2019. He is first year fellow. His general interest in cardiology is interventional cardiology, structural heart disease, and cardiac imaging.