Medical School

Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, 1991-1998

Post-Graduate Training

Hacettepe University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2001-2006

Professional Experience

Research Assistant, Hacettepe University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2001-2006

Medical Doctor, Compulsory Service Area, Karaman State Hospital, 2007-2009

Medical Doctor, Istanbul Mehmet Akif Ersoy Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, 2009-2010

Medical Doctor, Acıbadem Maslak Hospital, 2010-2013

Instructor, Acıbadem University Faculty of Health Sciences, 2011-2013

Medical Doctor, Memorial Ataşehir Hospital, 2013-2019

Medical Doctor, NP Brain Hospital, 2020-2021

Medical Doctor, Medicana Ataşehir Hospital, 2021

Medical Areas of Interest

Diagnosis and Treatment of Musculoskeletal System Diseases


Spinal Disc Diseases (Neck and Back Herniation)

Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pains

Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases (Ankylosing Spondylitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis)

Tendinitis and Bursitis

Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder)

Neuropathic Pain, Nerve Entrapments

Postural Disorders (Scoliosis, Kyphosis)


Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Shoulder, Knee, Hip, and Ankle Joint Surgery Rehabilitation

Fracture and Prosthesis Rehabilitation

Post-Hand Surgery Rehabilitation

Neurological Rehabilitation

Hemiplegia (Stroke Rehabilitation)

Cerebral Palsy Rehabilitation

Spinal Cord and Brain Diseases (Paraplegia, Quadriplegia) Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation in Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Myasthenia Gravis, and Other Neurological Diseases

Spine Diseases and Post-Surgery Rehabilitation

Plexus Disorders and Neuropathy Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation in Facial Paralysis (Facial Nerve Palsy)

Rehabilitation in Rheumatic Diseases

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rehabilitation in Ankylosing Spondylitis and Other Rheumatic Diseases

Kinesiological Taping

Painful Intra-Articular and Soft Tissue Injections, Trigger Point Injections

Ozone Therapy

Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation


Therapeutic Exercise Applications

ESWT Therapy, Hilterapi (Deep Tissue Massage)

Lymphedema Treatment

Scientific Publications

A. Articles published in international peer-reviewed journals:

A1. Korkmaz N, Akinci A, Yörükan S, Sürücü HS, Saraçbaşı O, Ozçakar L.: Validation and reliability of the Turkish version of the fear avoidance belief questionnaire in patients with low back pain. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2009 Dec; 45(4):527-35. Epub 2009 Nov 24.

A2. Çeliker R, Güven Z, Aydoğ T, Bağıs S, Atalay A, Yağcı Çağlar Hanife, Korkmaz N: Kinezyolojik Bantlama Tekniği ve Uygulama Alanları. (The Kinesiologic Taping Technique and its Applications) Türk Fiz Tıp Rehab Derg 2011;57:225-35.

B. Papers presented at international scientific meetings and published in the proceedings book:

B1. Korkmaz N, İnanıcı F, Kutsal Y: Is Grip Strength Correlated with Radiological Damage Score of the Hands in RA. EULAR 2003, Lisbon.

D. Articles published in national peer-reviewed journals:

D1. Korkmaz N: Neuropathic Pain, Rheumatology & Medical Rehabilitation Journal, 2003;4:42-57.

D2. Kutsal YG, Korkmaz N: A Critical View to Our National Periodicals. Journal of Periodicals in Health Sciences 2005;339-345

E. Papers presented at national scientific meetings and published in the proceedings book:

E1. Korkmaz N, İnanıcı F: Stress Fractures: Their Place in the Differential Diagnosis of Hip Pain. 19th National Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Congress, 2003, Antalya.

E2. Korkmaz N, Kutsal YG: Musculoskeletal Pains in Geriatric Patients: Distribution in Terms of Complaints and Diagnosis. Geriatrics 2005, Istanbul.

E3. Korkmaz N, Kutsal YG, Karaağaoğlu E: Are Taxi Drivers at Risk for Musculoskeletal System Problems? National Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Congress, 2005, Bodrum.

E4. Çeliker R, Korkmaz N, Özgen S, Karaaslan E, Kaya B, Sağlıcan Y, Yakupoğlu A: A rare monostatic fibrous dysplasia in the lumbar spine: case report. 23rd National Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Congress, Antalya, 2011.

E5. Korkmaz N, Çeliker R, Özgen S, Karaaslan E: A rare intraosseous tumor of the spine: benign notochordal rest tumor case report. 23rd National Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Congress, Antalya, 2011.

F. Other publications:

F1. Ozcakar L, Korkmaz N: When you hear hooves, don’t forget zebras along with the horses, Rheumatol Int, Nov, 2003;23:326.

F2. Korkmaz N, Ozcakar L: Meralgia paresthetica in a policeman with a belt and a gun, Plast Reconstr Surg 2004; 114:1012-3.

F3. Korkmaz N, Ozcakar L: Long cervical ribs articulating with the first ribs: a rare case of thoracic outlet syndrome. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. Jan 2006; 85(1):104.


Turkish Medical Rehabilitation Association

Association of Physicians in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of Turkey

Turkish Medical Association

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