Firat Duru, MD, attended the Hacettepe medical school in Ankara, Turkey from 1984 to 1990. Prof. Duru performed his post-graduate training at the Ataturk Hospital, Ankara, S. Ersek Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery Center, Istanbul and Good Samaritan Hospital / Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore with the qualification as board certified internist and cardiologist in 1996.
Since 2005 he is Director of the Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology Division, Department of Cardiology at the University Hospital, Zurich. His research interests focus on radiofrequency ablations and magnetic resonance compatible pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. He is a member of different national and international cardiology societies.