Tina Baykaner

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)

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Tina Baykaner is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Electrophysiology. Following internal medicine residency, cardiovascular medicine and advanced heart failure fellowship trainings at University of California, San Diego and electrophysiology fellowship at Stanford University, Dr. Baykaner joined Stanford University faculty in 2018. She has published over 200 papers, book chapters and abstracts including over 80 original peer-reviewed articles, and delivered over 40 invited presentations in national and international meetings. She serves as associate editor, section editor and editorial board member of four electrophysiology journals.

Dr. Baykaner’s current research interests include outcomes research, epidemiology and mechanisms of rhythm disorders. She is currently funded by the National Institutes of Health to study patient related outcomes regarding atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation. She received prior research funding from American Heart Association and Heart Rhythm Society. Dr. Baykaner's clinical practice focuses on ablation of atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, SVTs, inappropriate sinus tachycardia management, device implantation and device extraction.

Dr. Baykaner is an active member of American Heart Association (AHA), American College of Cardiology (ACC), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and European Society of Cardiology (ESC). She serves as an elected member of the Communications Committee for HRS, and previously served as an elected member of the ACC Task Force ICD research committee. She also served in the Organizing Committee for Stanford Cardiovascular Institute Annual Postdoctoral Research Meeting in 2017 and 2018 and for Early Career related sessions for HRS Scientific Sessions in 2019 and 2020.

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Education & Certifications
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (2019)
  • Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiac Electrophysiology (2019)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease (2017)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2012)
  • Electrophysiology Fellowship, Stanford University (2018)
  • Cardiology Fellowship, University of California San Diego (2016)
  • Heart Failure Fellowship, University of California San Diego (2013)
  • Medicine Residency, University of California San Diego (2012)
  • Internship, Jacobi Medical Center, AECOM (2010)
  • MPH, University of Massachusetts (2014)
  • MD, Hacettepe Universitesi (2007)

Honors & Awards
  • Cardiovascular Institute Travel Scholarship, Stanford University (2016)
  • Clinical Research Fellowship Award in Honor of Mark Josephson and Hein Wellens, Heart Rhythm Society (2015)
  • Early Career Grant (K23), National Institutes of Health (2019)
  • Fellow in Training Travel Scholarship, American College of Cardiology (2015)
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship Grant, American Heart Association (2015)
  • Schulman Early Career Research Award in Cardiology, UCSD (2015)
  • Schulman Early Career Research Award in Cardiology, UCSD (2016)
  • SFRN Fellowship Grant - Atrial Fibrillation, American Heart Association (2018)

  • Associate Editor, JICE (2022 - Present)
  • Advisory Panel, Circulation AE (2020 - Present)
  • Editorial Board Member, Heart Rhythm O2 (2019 - Present)
  • Editorial Board Member, Heart Rhythm Case Reports (2019 - Present)
  • Member, Communications Committee, Heart Rhythm Society (2019 - Present)
  • Editorial board member, JICE (2017 - 2020)
  • Section Editor, JACC EP (2017 - 2020)
  • Member, NCDR task force on ICD Research & Publications Committee, American College of Cardiology (2017 - 2018)
  • Member, Organizing Committee for Cardiovascular Institute Annual Postdoctoral Research Symposium, Stanford University (2016 - 2018)


Practice Locations

SHC- Cardio (300P) Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Dr

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 723-6459

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I am very please with the customer service provided today. Dr. Baykaner was very thorough, and provided detailed information, easy to understand.
Extremely competent and patient centred. She is a star! Very knowledgeable, she listens and explain and make sure everything is understood.
My impression was that I had the good luck to meet an outstanding, compassionate and empathetic, yet realistic physician. She was not simply in a role, but also a fellow human being.
She is GREAT!
I loved to see how she explains the procedures in detail and shows her great expertise and confidence. She is very friendly an I'm so glad that she will be helping me with my condition.
I especially appreciated her thoroughness, seeming to listen carefully to the details of my experiences/history.
She is great knowledgeable and patient
Excellent practitioner with current and informative knowledge
Very professional,
Dr. Baykaner is friendly, professional and compassionate. I would recommend her to anyone. Stanford is fortunate to have her!
She is really a very good and caring doctor. God bless her
She is great, very professional and caring.
Knowledgeable friendly easy to talk to
Excellent Doctor!
Great Doctor, excellent at explaining procedures, and symptoms of conditions.
Dr. Baykaner was very encouraging, patient, and clear with answers to my questions. She explained clearly what to expect after the procedure and what to keep in mind to stay healthy, including when to alert her about any changes or concerns. She has a very good style, combining both a supportive and direct approach. I like that!
Dr. Baykaner explains everything in a way that I can understand. She is very detailed.
Dr. Baykaner is always very patient and never seems in a hurry. She is excellent at going into detail when answering any questions I may have. She has a very kind bedside manner.
Dr. Baykaner came prepared to the video visit, having reviewed my files. She was very clear during the visit, and we have a plan moving forward. Best video visit I have ever had with a Doctor.
She seems very good at her job, she is very caring & thorough.
She was wonderful. Explained need and procedure very well. Explained what to expect during and after procedure, amount of time for recovery and healing.
She’s superb.
Explained things well, made them understandable.
Extremely nice, very knowledgeable I feel confident I'm under her care
Dr. Baykaner is the bomb. She seems to be extremely competent and personable.
Outstanding knowledge she has my total confidence
As above. Exceptional.
Very professional but down to earth.
We felt she was very informative, interested in our questions, and confident in her knowledge of our son’s condition
She has a great personality that makes it easy for a two-way dialogue. Not a bit of typical doctor god-like arrogance is ever displayed by her. This all supports a better practice of medicine which makes me satisfied.
The doctor is friendly, professional, & listened and answered to my concerns! Ty!
She is extemely knowlegable and her answers to my questions were ell thought out and thorough.
Very nice to talk to. I felt she was very easy to understand and knowledgeable.
Dr. Baykaner is very careful of my pace maker condition explaining well to my device and my question on my blood pressure readings. I am glad to have her as my provider.
Tina Baykaner is very good at explaining things and makes me feel at ease
Thanks for getting me in as soon as possible.
Very professional and informative. Answered my questions about my projected procedure.
Dr. Baykaner is an excellent dotor with very good communication skills.
very knowledgeable and a good listener ..a confident doctor
Great job, very personable
Dr. Baykaner is an evidence-based doctor; but she is also empathetic toward the patient. The only issue, if any, is she is extremely busy; it's difficult to schedule an appointment with her. It took me 6 months for a procedure follow-up to happen.
Dr. Baykaner is outstanding. Extremely thorough, and answered all my questions with very complete explanations.
Dr Baykaner is excellent. Calm, patient, knowledgeable and emphazetic.
She does a great job. I no longer require meds, which was my goal.
Dr Baykaner is thorough, efficient & professional. She will do anything she can to improve your health.
Dr . Baykaner is very thorough and helpful , especially answering any questions. She never rushes the appointment and is very patient .
From my first appointment with Dr Baykaner I have felt that I have received the best care possible. I have every confidence in her ability to treat my heart condition ,which she does with with the utmost care and compassion. I am most grateful to Dr Baykaner and her team for my successful Ablation procedure three months ago. My stay at Stanford was a pleasant experience ,under the circumstances.
Presented options expertly and concisely. I'm very impressed with Dr. Baykaner's expertise and experience.
Dr. Tina Baykaner is very thorough and provides compassionate care.
Dr. Baykaner was very helpful and specific when answering my questions.
She knows how to make you feel comfortable and give clearly the message of what is the next step in my care.
Dr Baykaner is simply fantastic! I like how she provide the science behind recommendations and clearly knows my history!
Shes great & i thank her very much
Tina Baykaner is very informative and I appreciate fielding my many questions.
Very knowledgeable and personable.
It was my first meeting with her: very pleasant and knowledgeable.
Excellent job. I have great confidence in her.
Very knowledgeable and professional
She’s very professional, competent ,very nice doctor she’s very comfortable to talk to .she made sure her patient understand her recommendations to be address to my primary physician, just wish we could talk more longer. Thank you Dr Baykaner for taking care of me.
Dr Baykaner is one the best dr I have seen at Stanford and will continue care with her.
She is an excellent, well informed cardiologist.
Great experience!!
Excellent doctor & very approachable. I’ll be back to see Dr Baykaner again when the time comes. I would highly recommend Dr Baykaner.
I trust her with my life. She is caring, thorough & professional. Thanks
Dr. Baykaner is very friendly. She didn't give me the feeling of rushing to finish the visit. She is patient, and welcome my questions. She also provides evidence-based information to discuss the treatment options.
Excellent, very understandable conversion.
Dr. Baykaner was extremely knowledgeable and thorough on answering my questions and helping me examine my options. I very much appreciate her patience and expertise.
She really set my mind at ease as to having future surgeries she explained the recovery process etc. This is the best video visit I have had to date with her and her NP. She was comfortable with me weighing the risks and alternatives of the various treatment options even if I decided to go in a different direction, after weighing the risks and alternatives. She supported my lifestyle approach with data from studies which showed losing weight could reduce or delay the need for surgery. I would like to see at least one such study to read for myself if it is not too much trouble. I am very happy to have her on my care team!
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The Doctor is excellent
She is an amazing caring compassionate physician. She is one of the best.
Dr Baykaner was very helpful and informative . She took her time to explain several questions I had.
Very approachable and informative.
I have had very good experiences. They have attended me very good. Thank you very much to all so much nurses as doctors thanks.
Dr. Baykaner was well-prepared with my medical history & was very thorough in explaining all options in clear terms. Very knowledgeable of all issues & approaches. I thank her very much! Exceptional physician!
Dr. Baykaner was extremely thorough in explaining why I needed a defibrillator by showing me the data from previous tests and describing the procedure and potential risks.
Dr. explained & took time. Enjoyed talking w/her.
Dr. Baykaner and her colleagues proved me with a great deal of useful information at a difficult time for me - an excellent consultation.
Dr. Baykaner is impressive, intelligent, compassionate, capable.
1st visit - Not long enough to build confidence.
This was my first visit with D. Baykaner. It was very easy to talk with her and because of her questions we decided to change the input of my pacemaker which has led to greater energy, especially in the morning.
Dr. Baykaner is an excellent cardiologist and I appreciate her care very much.

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