Abdullah Kutlar

Dr William N&Josephine R Agostas Chair for Int Med

Abdullah Kutlar

Dr William N&Josephine R Agostas Chair for Int Med

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Hematology and Oncology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The Graduate School

Bio

Dr. Kutlar has served Augusta University since 1982 where he has made major contributions to clinical care, basic science, clinical research, and educational activities. He is a graduate of Ankara University Medical School in Ankara, Turkey. He completed his residency and one year as chief resident and fellowship in internal medicine/hematology at Istanbul University Medical School in Istanbul, Turkey.

Education

  • MD, Medicine University of Ankara, 1971

Certifications

  • Recertification in Hematology 2006

  • Board Certification in Hematology 1996

  • FLEX 1991

  • FMGEMS Examination 1984

  • Board Certification in Internal Medicine (Turkey) 1978

  • ECFMG Examination 1972

  • PHY State Bd. of Medical Examiners, 1991

  • BLS AHA, 2014

  • ABIMH ABIMH, 1996

  • ABIM ABIM, 1994

Awards & Honors

  • Distinguished Faculty Award, Clinical Science Research Award Medical College of Georgia, GRU, 2012

  • Excellence in Teaching Award MCG School of Medicine, 1998

  • Faculty of the Year Award MCG School of Medicine, 1998

  • Clinical Science Research Distinguished Faculty Award MCG School of Medicine, 1997

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • GMED 5000

    Basic Clkshp Med Pt 1
  • PHAS 5227

    Hematology and Oncology
  • RHON 5000

    Hematology-Oncology
  • GMED 5077

    Ambulatory Adult Select
  • GMED 5012

    Hematology/Oncology Extn.

Teaching Interests

Sickle Cell Anemia Hemoglobinopathies/Thalassemias Anemias Red Cell Disorders Hematologic Malignancies Myelodysplastic Syndromes Myeloproliferative Disorders Coagulation and Platelet Disorders

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Characteristics of sickle cell patients with frequent emergency department visits and hospitalizations., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae and Its Virulence Factors H2O2 and Pneumolysin Are Potent Mediators of the Acute Chest Syndrome in Sickle Cell Disease., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Novel mechanism of hereditary pyropoikilocytosis phenotype due to co-inheritance of β globin and α spectrin mutations., 2021
    Other
  • Sickle cell disease: progress towards combination drug therapy., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Characteristics and potential biomarkers of adult sickle cell patients with chronic pain., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Sickle Cell Anemia Hemoglobinopathies/Thalassemias Anemias Red Cell Disorders Hematologic Malignancies Myelodysplastic Syndromes Myeloproliferative Disorders Coagulation and Platelet Disorders

Professional Service

  • Bluebirdbio DMC 2013 - Present

    Role: Member
  • American Society of Hematology Scientific Committee 2012 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Advisory Board for HemaQuest Pharmaceuticals 2009 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Turkish Journal of Haematology 2002 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, MCG, Augusta University 1998 - Present