Doctor (Prof.) Metin Çakmakçı is a highly reputed surgeon in Turkey with expertise in oncological surgeries and robotic surgery. He is a highly experienced surgeon who has been involved in management of cancer of breast and other body parts, various kinds of complex surgeries and the use of the latest surgical techniques.
Dr. Metin Çakmakçı is presently the Board Member and Director of Medical Department at Anadolu Medical Center. He has worked at many top hospitals in Turkey, including the Acıbadem Healthcare Group (2000-2007), and Hacettepe University Main Hospital where he served as the Medical Director for 4 years.
Having completed his medical degree from Hacettepe University in 1981, he further pursued specialization in General Surgery from the same university. He then became the Associate Professor in 1989 and subsequently withheld the position Professor in 1996.
Prof.Çakmakçı has a keen clinical interest in the areas of surgical infections, oncological surgeries of abdominal and thoracic region. He is as renowned for his research work, as for his outstanding work in the clinical practice. Dr. Metin has published over 100 articles, made 47 national and 50 international presentations. He has also written several Book Chapters in nationally and internationally known books. He has received 1 Research Prize - Tübitak.
Apart from his many publications in peer reviewed journals, Dr. Prof. Çakmakçı is on the editorial board and is a member of the Board of Directors of many journals.
He is a pioneer when it comes to patient safety throughout the country and has been chaired by the President of the first International Patient Safety Congress, Turkey - 2007. Along with this, Prof. Çakmakçı is also a member of Board of Director - TEID (Ethics and Reputation Society of Turkey). He is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Physician Executives.