Ilknur Can

Associate Professor of Medicine


Administrator Info
Name: Roberta Beach
Mail: 420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 508 Mayo, 8508A (Campus Delivery Code), Minneapolis, MN 55455

Dr. Can joined the University of Minnesota Cardiovascular Division faculty in 2017: prior to this, she was a faculty physician in the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases at Necmettin Erbakan University (Konya, Turkey) from 2004-2017. She has served as director of the University of Minnesota Medical Center's general-cardiology inpatient service since 2019. Experienced in medical education and clinical care, her primary research interest is in cardiac arrhythmias.

Research Summary

Medical education; Cardiac arrhythmias

Research Interests
Medical education
Cardiac arrhythmias

Clinical Summary

Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation, Cardiac arrhythmia, General cardiology, Palpitations

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Krishnappa , D., Akdemir , B., Nantsupawat , T., Krishnan , B., Can , I., Adabag , S., Li , J., Tholakanahalli , V., 2020. QTc dispersion as a novel marker in identifying patients requiring an epicardial approach for ablation of scar mediated ventricular tachycardia. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 2020,
doi: doi: 10.1016/j.ipej.2020.03.004 PubMed ID: 32156639.
Krishnappa, D., Dykoski, R., Can, I., Mbai, M., Anand, I. S., Florea, V., Chandrashekar, Y. S., Li, J. M., Tholakanahalli, V. N., 2019. Atrial Fibrillation in the Elderly: The Role of Sub-Clinical Isolated Cardiac Amyloidosis. Scientific Reports, 9 (1):
Can, I., Tholakanahalli, V., 2016. Carbamazepine-induced atrioventricular block in an elderly woman. Turk Kardiyoloji Dernegi Arsivi, 44 (1): 68-70.
Kaya, Z., Akbuga, K., Aribas, A., Can, I., 2015. Is it a typical crosstalk: Need for re-implantation?. Journal of Arrhythmia, 31 (2): 116-117.