Cihan Ay, M.D.


Professor of Haematology
Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria

Cihan Ay specializes in Internal Medicine and Haematology and is currently serving as Professor of Haematology at the Medical University of Vienna in Vienna, Austria.

His research and clinical work focuses on venous thromboembolism (VTE), anticoagulation and bleeding disorders. He has authored over 200 peer-reviewed publications in the field of thrombosis and haemostasis.

Ay served as Co-Chair of the Scientific and Standardization Committee (SSC) sub-committee of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) on Haemostasis and Malignancy (2016 – 2019) and he is currently a board member of the Austrian, German and Swiss Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis Research (GTH). He is also an associate editor of Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis (RPTH), the open-access journal of the ISTH.

He is a passionate clinician and researcher, and supervisor of diploma and PhD students. Further, Ay has been engaging in regular teaching activities for health care professionals to provide education and improve patient care in the field of thrombosis, haemostasis and anticoagulant therapy.