Dr. Toklu completed his residency at New York University Medical Center. Dr. Toklu also completed a preventive cardiology fellowship at the New York University Medical Center, where he gained expertise in the management of hypertension, cholesterol, and a healthy lifestyle. His general cardiology fellowship was completed at Mount Sinai Heart at Mount Sinai, Beth Israel Hospital, where he obtained clinical expertise in the areas of nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, vascular ultrasound, and cardiac catheterization. Dr. Toklu is board-certified in Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Hypertension, and Clinical Lipidology. In addition, he obtained a Master’s Degree in Public Health at George Washington University. Through his training in preventive cardiology and public health, Dr. Toklu has come to appreciate the importance of modifiable lifestyle factors that predispose me to cardiovascular disease such as diet, exercise habits, and work-life balance. Dr. Toklu has incorporated this knowledge into his day-to-day practice of medicine and hopes to help his patients walk away with the same knowledge. Growing up in Turkey, Dr. Toklu comes from a very big close-knit family that lived close to each other making daily tea or coffee stop-by a common occurrence. Dr. Toklu and his wife credit the close family ties in making them the compassionate people they are today and are most thankful for these ties. Additionally, Dr. Toklu enjoys finding time to keep his mind and body active through weekend hikes with his wife and reading the most recent advancements in medicine. With that being said, Dr. Toklu would appreciate any recommendations on new hiking trails close to the area. Dr. Toklu is excited about building life-long relationships with his patients, their families, and colleagues and looks forward to putting his roots down and being a staple in the local area.