Best General Surgery Doctors in Turkey
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About General Surgery
General surgery is a branch of medical science dealing with performing surgeries for various problems in the body. The person performing the surgeries is known as a surgeon and is able to perform most of the basic surgeries. For specialized cases the general surgeon will ask you to consult a specialist in the respective field.
- General Surgeon
Dr. Prof. Halil Alış
Surgeon | Sr. Consultant
Dr. (Prof.) Halil Alış is a highly experienced and skilled surgeon in Turkey with expertise in Colorectal surgery, and management of Obesity and Metabolic conditions. He completed his medical education and training from School of Medicine, Karadeniz Technical University and then pursued specialization in surgery from Department of General Surgery in Istanbul School of Medicine of Istanbul University. He has worked as a Health Group Manager and Medical Practitioner in Dernekpazarı District of Trabzon before passing the Examination for Medical Speciality.
Prof. Halil Alış then worked as a General Surgeon in the Clinic of Bakırköy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital and completed rotation in General Surgery Clinic of School of Medicine in Istanbul University.
He became the Associate Professor of General Surgery in 2010 and undertook Management duties in Şişli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital and in Bakırköy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital. He was the Head of Education and Administrative Affairs, at this hospital before taking the position of Medical Director and General Surgeon at VM Medical Park Florya Hospital, Istanbul Aydın University from 2017.
He has performed renal transplantation on international patients. He also has a keen interest in diagnostic & therapeutic endoscopy, weight loss surgery, laparoscopy and robotic surgeries. Dr. Halil Alış has trained and completed advanced courses at premier medical institutions abroad.
His expertise lies in all kinds of laparoscopic surgical procedures, especially bariatric and gastrointestinal surgeries as well as diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures including gastroscopy, colonoscopy, and ERCP.
As a medical faculty, he is actively involved in training upcoming doctors in the field of General Surgery and Da Vinci Robotic system. Prof. Halil Alış has published several research papers in indexed journal (SCI and local journals) and authored chapters in 7 books. He has presented 86 papers in local conferences and over 180 papers presented at international conferences. He is a member of many national and international medical societies.
- Laparoscopic surgical procedures
- Bariatric and gastrointestinal surgeries
- Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic
Dr. Prof. Metin Çakmakçı
General surgeon and surgical oncologist | Breast Center Coordinator
MBBS, MS (General Surgery)Istanbul, Turkey
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.
- Surgical infections, oncological abdominal and thoracic surgery
- General Surgery
- Breast Cancer
- Surgical Oncology
- Robotic Surgery
Dr. Ayhan Dinckan
General Surgeon | Chief Director of Organ Transplant Centers
Prof. Ayhan Dinckan is a highly acclaimed doctor who is reputed for his work on organ transplantation in Turkey. He has been a multi-organ transplant surgeon since 2007 and is credited with many achievements. He was the director of a program at the transplantation center when the first uterus and double fore-arm transplantations in Turkey was performed.Prof. Dinckan has been involved in over 5000 kidney transplantation operation since 2004 with the success rate of 98.3% graft survival and 99.1% patients\' survival. He has performed 350 pediatric kidney transplantation operation, one of the biggest number and experience in pediatric surgery in both Turkey and European countries. In the living donor transplantation operation, all the donor kidneys have been removed by Trans-abdominal full laparoscopic method.Dr. Dinckan has been performed more than 750 living (80%) and cadaveric type (%20) livertransplantation surgeries, with the success rate of 91.7% patients\' survival. He participated in the first successful pancreas transplantation in Turkey at Akdeniz University in 2004. Since then, Prof. Dinckan has performed 77 pancreas transplantation.In the case of multi-organ transplantation, he has been performed combined 14 liver and kidney transplantation, 2 heart and kidney and 74 pancreas and kidney operation.He has numerous international Publications, including 55 articles and 19 national publications articles.
- Kidney Transplantation
- Liver Transplantation
- Pancreatic Transplantation
- Heart Transplantation
Best General Surgery Hospitals
Medical Park Bahcelievler HospitalIstanbul, Turkey
Acibadem Bakirkoy HospitalIstanbul, Turkey
Acibadem International HospitalIstanbul, Turkey
Liv Hospital AnkaraAnkara, Turkey