Mert Ozan Bahtiyar, MD

Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Director, Yale Fetal Care Center

Departments & Organizations

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit | Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Fetal Care Center; High-Risk Pregnancy Program; Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis Program

Fetal Care Center

Yale Medicine

Yale New Haven Children's Hospital Series - Surgical Advances in Children’s Care

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Mert Ozan Bahtiyar is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Bahtiyar is a graduate (‘94) of the Istanbul University, Turkey. He completed his residency training (‘02) and his Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship (‘04) at Yale University. Dr. Bahtiyar joined the Yale MFM Faculty in 2004. Dr. Bahtiyar’s primary research interest involves ultrasound, fetal echocardiography and invasive fetal therapy. He was part of the team, which performed, for the first time at Yale and State of Connecticut, in-utero laser therapy in pregnancies complicated by twin-twin transfusion. Dr. Bahtiyar is the 2010 recipient of one of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) Endowment for Education & Research grant aimed to identify the role of intra-uterine inflammation in altering the fetal heart function.

Education & Training

MD University of Istanbul, Turkey (1994)
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital
Intern Hospital of Saint Raphael
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine

Honors & Recognition

  • CREOG National Faculty Award (Resident Teaching Award)CREOG (2008)

Professional Service

  • Yale University School of Medicine (2005 - 2009) Human Investigation Committee

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Contact Info

Mert Ozan Bahtiyar, MD
Patient Care Locations
Perinatal UnitLawrence & Memorial Hospital
365 Montauk Avenue

New London, CT 06320
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Perinatal UnitSt. Mary's Hospital
56 Franklin Street

Waterbury, CT 06706
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Perinatal UnitWaterbury Hospital
64 Robbins Street

Waterbury, CT 06708
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Yale Maternal-Fetal MedicineFitkin Memorial Pavilion
789 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Maternal-Fetal Medicine1 Long Wharf Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
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Office Location
Yale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Wing West Pavilion Ste Suite 402

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences333 Cedar Street
New Haven, CT 06510-