Medical School

Istanbul University Medical Faculty 1996

Post-Graduate Training

Ankara University Pulmonary Diseases Department 2004

Professional Experience

1997-1999 Bahçe State Hospital – Osmaniye
1999-2004 Ankara University Medical Faculty/Chest Surgery Department
2006-2009 New York Columbia University Presbyterian Hospital/2006-2009
Lung Transplantation Program
2009-2015 İnönü University Medical Faculty/Chest Surgery Department
2015-2021 İnönü University Medical Faculty/Chest Surgery Department (Assoc. Prof – Head of Department)

Medical Interests

Minimal invasive surgeryAwake lung and mediastinal surgeriesLung cancerBronchiectasisMediastinal tumors and diseasesAirway (trachea) tumorsAirway StenosisThoracic Wall TumorsThoracic Wall deformities (Pigeon’s chest, shoemaker chest)Excessive sweating of hands and armpits

Special Experience

Videothoracoscopic lung surgeries (VATS, closed lung surgeries)
Videothoracoscopic mediastinal surgeries (thymus gland diseases, tumors)
Nuss Method (closed) used for thoracic wall’s dysmorphology
Trachea surgery (tumors, stenoses)
Bronchoscopic volume decreasing surgery in COPD
Video-thoracoscopic (closed) pleura surgeries


Awards and Thanks

Columbia University/ABD Department of Surgery Start-up Grant 2007-2008
Turkish Thoracic Surgery Association 8th National Thoracic Report Second degree April 2015
Surgery Congress PS-56.


Conferences and Seminars

Conference/seminar title Time/Place
Anatomy of tracheobronchial system and lungs Turkish Thorax Assocdiation Thoracic Surgery 2012
Winter School, Antalya
Surgical approach in case of single N2 presence Turkish Thoracic Surgery Association 1. 2012
Occupational Development Course, Malatya
Lung transplantation and endoscopic treatment Turkish Respiration Researches 2013
approaches in COPD Association, COPD Istanbul Toplantısı

Approaching hard cases in Thoracic surgery Turkish Thorax Association 16th Annual 2013
Congress, Antalya
Metastasectomy in sample cases  Turkish Thorax Association 17th  Annual 2014
Congress, Antalya

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Turkish Thorax Association Thorax 2015
Surgery Winter School, Antalya
COPD, Lungs in patients with emphysema and high-risk Turkish Thorax Association 18th Annual 2015 cancer surgery. Surgical technique and resection width Congress Thoracic Surgery Course, what to do? Antalya

VATS lobectomy applications Turkish Thoracic Surgery Association, 2016
Innovations in Thoracic Surgery
Symposium, Malatya
Akciğeri tehdit eden bu hastalığa dikkat: KOAH İstanbul Gelişim Üniversitesi 2017

Bronchoscopic volume decreasing procedures Turkish Thoracic Surgery 2018
School, Ankara
Videothoracoscopy in (VATS) Thoracic Surgery Association 2018 applications and key points. Lymph node dissection. 30th National Congress, Antalya

Advanced VATS Course MIC, İstanbul 2019

Love of a single breath: Lung Organ Transplantation and Xenotransplantation, 2019 Malatya
Bronchoscopic volume decreasing methods Turkish Thoracic Surgery School, Ankara 2019

Advanced VATS Course MIC, İstanbul 2020
Lung Cancer MIC, İstanbul (Online) 2020
Multidisciplinary Approach for Treatment. Brand new concepts. 
Turkish Lung Cancer Association 2020
Minimal surgery and VATS


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