Best Neurosurgeons of Turkey
Someone thinks that neurosurgery is the toughest department of medicine. Long-hours operations, plenty of possible complications, unpermissive professors and so on. These features may discourage some doctors who graduated from medical school.
Turkey is one of the most reputable locations on the treatment of neurosurgery disorders. Many Turk neurosurgeons have been a president in associations, has awarded. Toughest surgeries of the discipline can be performed by many Turk neurosurgeons.
One of the most important steps is the microsurgery method of Gazi Yasargil, MD, Prof in neurosurgery operations. The professor has been rewarded by American Neurosurgery Association as the neurosurgeon of the century. Turkish doctors who followed him were very successful. In the list, we try to collect the best neurosurgeons of Turkey. The list is composed of their training, academic publishings, rewards, performing, etc.
Necmettin Pamir can be defined as one of the best neurosurgeons of Turkey. The main reason for this argument is that he is the lecturer of other professors who are on the list. He had worked for Hacettepe University in Ankara between 1976 and 1985. After he came to the İstanbul and got started to work for Marmara University. He worked for 22 years in there and been some prominent positions like President of Neurosurgery Department and President of Neuroscience Institute which was established by Pamir. He retired in 2008 from the Marmara University and assigned to establish the Acıbadem University as the founding rector.
Today, Prof.Necmettin Pamir is 66 age and is working at Acıbadem Altunizade Hospital. He is performing on Neuro-oncology, neuro-vascular surgery and Gamma-Knife, commonly. He is also the first doctor who applies Gamma-knife technology in Turkey, 20 years ago. Moreover, World Academy Neurological Surgery which is a pinnacle association on neurosurgery choose him as the president. He is also the first Turk who is elected for this chair. Also, he was the second Turkish doctor who enters this society.
Memet Özek, MD, Prof. can be defined as one of the best neurosurgeons of Turkey on pediatric patients.
He has been the president of the Marmara University Neurosurgery Department and Neuroscience Institute. Moreover, He served as the chair of the European Pediatric Neurosurgery Society. Memet Özek is interested in spasticity, epilepsy and tumor surgery with pediatric patients. Just like Necmettin Pamir, Memet Özek is working for Acıbadem Altunizade Hospital. Today, he is 63 age and the president of the Acıbadem University Neurosurgery Department.
Servet İnci, MD, Prof has been working the Head of Hacettepe University Neurosurgery Department, where many of the doctors on the list graduate. He has been serving for 28 years in the university and for 9 years in leading the department.
Mehmet Yaşar Kaynar
He had served as head of Neurosurgery of Cerrahpaşa Medicine Faculty of İstanbul University. Also, he had worked for the Neuroscience Institute of İstanbul University as the director. Today, he is 58 age and served in his office. He intensifies on brain tumors and aneurysms.
Uğur Türe is one of the fellows of Gazi Yaşargil, and he has been working for İstanbul Yeditepe University Hospital since 2005. He has been assigned as the president of the Turkish Neurosurgery Association for 2 years. He specializes in brain tumors and epilepsy surgery. Also, Prof.Uğur Türe is one of the physicians of the President of Turkey.
Prof.İlhan Elmacı was one of the fellows of Gazi Yasargil in the Unversity of Zurich. He was also a fellow of Necmettin Pamir. Today, he is serving Acıbadem Maslak Hospital and defined as one of the best neurosurgeons of Turkey. The professor is performing on brain tumors and cerebral hemorrhage. Also, he is regarded as a successful doctor in communication with patients.
Prof.Berker has been working for a long time at Hacettepe University, Ankara. He attended training programs at Cleveland Clinic and Gutenberg University. Today, he is 59 age and performing on the pituitary tumor. Beside of Hacettepe University, he is serving to patients in his private office.
Mustafa İbrahim Ziyal
He graduated from the Cerrahpaşa Medical School in 1986 and trained George Washington University in Washington, US on skull base surgery and comprehensive brain tumors. He worked at Hacettepe University after, in 2012, he assigned the director of Marmara Neuroscience Institute and Head of Neurosurgery Department of Marmara University. The Journal of Neurosurgery (JNS) is one of the world’s most respected journals in neurosurgery and has published his pineal region tumors study on eight pages and put it on its cover. Prof.Ziyal is going on to serve at Marmara University.
Prof.Türker Kılıç who is the Dean of Medicine School of Bahçeşehir University is focusing on neurovascular surgery and brain tumors. He had been attended the training program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital of Harvard University and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
His studies had been awarded as “Most valuable research prize” by the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) in 1999. Moreover, he had rewarded with “Most valuable research outside of the US” prize by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS). Türker Kılıç had assigned the director of Marmara University Neuroscience Institute between 2009 and 2011.
Today, he is 54 age and serving in MedicalPark Hospital in İstanbul. Lastly, he is interested in philosophy, mind, and science and has a lot of speech on Youtube.
Prof. Mehmet Zileli is 65 age and one of the most important neurosurgeons of İzmir. He spent his whole academic career at Ege University, İzmir and he retired from the university in 2011 as head of the neurosurgery department. He has been focusing on spine surgery and the doctor who has a prominent role in improving and teaching spine surgery in turkey.