Nazire Ozcelik, MD, FAAP, FACC

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Nazire Ozcelik, MD, FAAP, FACC, is a fellow the Division of Cardiology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Non-invasive cardiac imaging (CMR, fetal echocardiography), General pediatric cardiology
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey


Pediatrics - Comer Children’s Hospital / University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Pediatrics - Ihsan Dogramaci Children’s Hospital, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey


Pediatric Cardiology - Nationwide Children’s Hospital / Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Pediatric Cardiology - Ankara University Children’s Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
Advanced Fellowship in Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging and Fetal Cardiology - Memorial Hermann Children’s Hospital / University of Texas, Houston, TX

Board Certification

Pediatric Cardiology

Titles and Academic Titles


Departments and Services




Berganza FM, de Alba CG, Ozcelik N, Adebo 0. "Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Feature Tracking Biventricular Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Strains to Evaluate Ventricular Function in Children After Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot as Compared with Healthy Children ... Pediatric Cardiol. 2017 Mar;38(3):566-574.


Yarrabolu TR, Ozcelik N, Quinones J, Brown MD, Balaguru D. Anomalous origin of left coronary artery from pulmonary artery -Duped by 20; saved by color Doppler: Echocardiographic lesson from two cases. Ann Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 Sep; 7(3):230-232.


Ozcellk N, Shell R, Holtzlander M, Cua C. Decreased right ventricular function In healthy pediatric cystic fibrosis patients versus non-cystic fibrosis patients. Pediatr Cardiel 2013 Jan; 34(1): 159-164.


Ekici F, Tutar E, Atalay S, Arsan S, Ozcellk N. The Incidence and follow-up of isolated ventricular septal defect In newborns by echocardiographic screening. Turk J Pediatr. 2008 ay-Jun; 50(3):223-227.


Egritas O, Nacar N, Hanioglu S, Sayer T, Tezlc T. Early but prolonged gallbladder hydrops In a 7 month-old girl with Kawasaki syndrome: Report of a case. Surg Today 2007 Feb; 37: 162-164.

Atalay S, Ucar T, Ozcellk N, Ekici F, Tutar E. Echocardiographic evaluation of mitral valve In patients with pure rheumatic mitral regurgitation. Turk J Ped 2007; 49(2): 148-53.

Ekici F, Atalay S, Ozcellk N, Ucar T, Yilmaz E, Tutar E. Myocardial tissue velocities in neonates. Echocardiography 2007 Jan; 24: 61-67.


N. Ozcellk, S. Atalay, E. Tutar, F. Ekici. Prevalence of Interatrial Septal Aneurysm in Newborns and Their Natural Course. Pediatr Cardiol 2006 May-June; 27: 343-346.

Ozcellk N, Atalay S, Tutar E, Ekici F, Atasay B. The prevalence of interatrial septal openings in newborns and predictive factors for spontaneous closure. Int J Cardiol 2006 Apr 4; 108: 207-211.

Ekici F, Atasay B, Gunlemez A, Nacar N, Tutar E, Atalay S, Eyileten Z, Uysalel A, Arsan S. Management of patent ductus arteriosus tn preterm Infants. Anadol Kardiyol Derg 2006 Mar; 6: 28-33.


E Tutar, N Ozcellk, S Atalay, E Derelli, F Ekici. Clinical and echocardiographic correlations in rheumatic fever: the diagnostic role or auscultation. Arch Turk Soc Cardiol 2005 Oct;33: 460-466.

Tutar E, Ekici F, Atalay S, Nacar N. The prevalence of bicuspid aortic valve In newborns by echocardiographic screening. Am Heart J 2005 Sep; 150: 513-515.

Atalay S, Tutar E, Ekici F, Nacar N. Spontaneous closure of small apical muscular ventricular septa! defects. Turk J Pediatr 2005 Jul-Sep; 47: 247-250.

Kendirli T, Tutar E, Nacar N, Ekici F, Atalay s, Yaicinkaya F. Hypertension and cardiac failure aggravated by dehydration In a case of coarctation of the aorta. J Ankara Medical School 2005; 58: 76-77.

Nacar N, Kiper N, Dogru D, Ozcellk U, Ozon A, Cobanoglu N. Inhaled steroid treatment in a child with pigeon breeder's disease. tocuk Sal Hast Derg 2005; 48: 330-333.


Tutar E, Uysalel A, Nacar N, Kendirli T, Aral A, Ince E, Eyileten Z, Atalay S. Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the main pulmonary artery detected on echocardiographic screening study of newborns. lntJ Cardiol 2004; 97: S61-562.

Tutar HE, Ekici F, Nacar N, Anc1 S, Atalay s. Delayed Maculopapular, Urticarial Rash Due to Infliximab in Two Children With Systemic Onset Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Rheumatology 2004 May; 43: 674-675.

Nacar N, Kiper N, Valcin E, Dogru D, Dilber E, Ozcelik U, Mislrllgil Z. Hypersensitivity pneumonitis: pigeon breeders disease. Ann Trop Paediatr 2004 Dec; 24: 349-355.

Nacar N, Atalay S, Tutar HE. Cardiac troponins and their use In children. MN Cardiology 2004; 11: 61-68.

Nacar N, Tutar HE, Eyileten Z, Kendirli T, Ekici F, Uysalel A, Atalay S. Amiodarone treatment in 10 children with various dysrhythmias. Turk Aritml Pacemaker ve Elektrofizyoloji (TAPE) 2004; 2: 108-113.

Sane, SU, Yurdakok M, Nacar N, Korkmaz A, Yiglt S, Tekinalp G. Comparison of clinical effects of two different surfactant preparations for the treatment of the neonates with respiratory distress syndrome. tocuk Sal Hast Derg 2004; 47: 161-166.

SU Sarici, M Yurdakok, N Nacar, O Oran, G Erdem, et al. Neonatal Stenotrophomonas Maltophilia: colonization or infection?. tocuk Saj Hast Derg 2004; 47: 23-29.


Kendirli T, Napar N, Ciftci E, Belgemen T, Ince E, Atalay S, Tutar E. Cardiac troponin I in acute myocarditis treated with a 12-hour Infusion of high dose Intravenous Immunoglobulin. J Ankara Med School 2003; 25: 89-94.

Nacar N, Ekici F, Atasay B, Gunlemez A, Atalay S. A newborn with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Induced by corticosteroid use. MN Cardiology 2003; 10: 477-480.


Valcin SS, Tugrul B, Nacar N, Tuncer M, Yurdakok K. Factors that affecting television viewing time In preschool and primary school children. Pediatrics Int 2002 Dec; 44: 622-627.

Nacar N, Atalay S, Tutar HE, Ekici F. Diagnostic criteria and follow-up in children with mitral valve prolapse. Ankara Oniv Tip Fak. Mee. 2002; SS: 283-289.

Karagoz T, Nacar N, Alehan D, Yurdakok M, Deren O, Ozkutlu S. Congenital complete atrioventricular block secondary to subclinical Sjogren syndrome: case report. Cocuk Sal Hast Derg 2002; 45:57-60.

Nacar N, Alehan o. Troponins and other biochemical markers In myocardial damage. MN Cardiology 2002; 8: 360-362.


Yapakci E, Uysal O, Demirbilek H, Olgar S, Nacar N, Ozen H. Hypoglycemia and hypothermia due to nimesulide overdose. Arch Dis Child 2001 Dec; 85: 510-513.




Biliciler-Denktas G, Ozcellk N. Fetal echocardiography-indications and Technique. Perinatal Cardiology: A Multidisciplinary Approach. P Syamasundar R (ed). Cardiotext Publishing, LLC. Minneapolis, Minnesota. 2015, Chapter 4, Part I.

Ozcellk N, Gupta-Malhatra M. Fetal Echocardiographic-Congenital Heart Disease and Their management. Perinatal Cardiology: A Multidisciplinary Approach. P Syamasundar R (ed). Cardiotext Publishing, LLC. Minneapolis, Minnesota. 2015, Chapter 4, Part II.

Ozcellk N, Biliciler-Denktas G. Fetal Arrhythmias. Perinatal Cardiology: A Multidisciplinary Approach. P Syamasundar R (ed). Cardiotext Publishing, LLC. Minneapolis, Minnesota. 2015, Chapter 6.


Nacar N, Atalay S, Tutar E. Evaluation of cardiovascular system. Text Book of Pediatrics, Child Health and Diseases, Cin S {ed). Ankara University School of Medicine ANTIP A.S. editions, 2003, Ankara, Turkey. Chapter 88; 429-439.

Nacar N, Atalay S, Tutar E. Cyanosis and evaluations of the cyanotic patients. Text Book of Pediatrics, Child Health and Diseases, Cin S {ed). Ankara University School of Medicine ANTIP A.S. editions, 2003, Ankara, Turkey. Chap. 89; 441-444.