Assoc. Prof. Zümrüt Tuba Demirözü was born in 1973 in Ankara. After finishing her high school Kadıkoy Anatolian High School in 1991, she graduated from Marmara School of Medicine in 1998. She finished her residency programme in Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Cardiovascular Surgery Department in 2005 and worked as a cardiovascular surgeon at Ankara Guven Hospital from 2005 to 2008. She had worked at Houston Texas Heart Institute at Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Department with Dr.O.H Frazier from 2008 to 2011. She had worked at Bilim School Of Medicine, Cardiovascular Surgery Department and Florence Nightingale Hospital at Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Department between 2011 and 2014. She is currently working at Koç University Hospital Cardiovascular Surgery Department since September 2014.