Doctors

MedicaTRUST cooperates with Turkey’s leading doctors who have professional expertise and scientific publications in their own field.

Prof. Dr.

Akif YEŞİLİPEK

Professor Dr. Akif Yeşilipek was born in Niğde in 1956. He graduated from Hacettepe Samsun Medical Faculty in 1980 and became a child health and disease specialist in 1984. He founded the child hematology science branch at the Faculty of Medicine of Akdeniz University. He studied pediatric hematology and bone marrow transplantation at Torino University and London Royal Free Hospital. In 2005, the first time unrelated donor bone marrow transplant performed in Turkey and relatives outside the umbilical cord blood transplant in the same year by him and his team. He established pediatric bone marrow transplantation units of Antalya and Göztepe Medical Park Hospitals and together with his team, more than 1,600 child patient were received bone marrow transplantation. Professor Dr. Akif Yeşilipek has presented many international seminars in the field of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and has made numerous scientific publications.

Dr.

Leyla YEŞİLİPEK

She was born in 1958 in Ankara. She completed her elementary and high school education in Ankara. She completed her education, which she had begun in 1975 at Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine in 1981. After her mandatory practitioner period between 1982-1985, she became an ophthalmologist by completing her specialist training, which she had begun at the 19 Mayıs University department of eye-diseases, in 1989. Surgeon Leyla Yeşilipek is keen and attentive to refresh her knowledge constantly monitoring and participating in seminars, conferences, and symposia, which are organized concerning new therapeutic and preventative methods and applications in the field of eye-care. She focuses on retinal diseases and Argon Laser treatments in her studies.

Prof. Dr.

Emrullah TAŞINDI

Prof. Dr. Emrullah Taşındı, born in 1957 in Ankara, completed the Department of Eye Diseases of Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine in 1984. Taşındı, who has been working for more than 30 years on advanced eye diseases, has especially expertise in glaucoma, cataract, strabismus, contact lens studies. Prof. Dr. Taşındı was the first doctor who applied the Excimer Laser treatment in Turkey in 1992. He continues to participate in the conferences about continuously developing eye disease treatments in Turkey and abroad. Taşındı works in his own clinic and also serves as the Head of the Okan University Hospital Ophthalmology Department.

Prof. Dr.

Berrin PEHLİVAN

Prof. Dr. Berrin Pehlivan graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine in 2000 and completed her specialization training in Radiation Oncology in 2004 at the same university.

From 2004 until 2009 ;

France in European Cancerology (DUERCC, Institute Gustave Roussy) program
Lausanne Radiation Oncology (Center Hospitalier Vaudois Lausen)
Swiss Villigen Paul Scherrer Institute (Institute Curie Orsay) in the Proton Therapy Center
Performed scientific studies in the field of Oncology and Radiation Oncology at Ortho-Proton Therapy Center in France.
Until 2010 she worked at Başkent University. In 2012, Pehlivan received the title of Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of Akdeniz University, where she joined in 2012, and soon established the Medstar Antalya Hospital Radiation Oncology Department, which was established within the Memorial Health Group. The main research topics of Pehlivan are Head Neck Cancers and Proton Therapy. She is a founding member of the Head and Neck Cancer Society and a member of the board of directors.

Since April 2015 Berrin Pehlivan has been working in Istanbul Kemerburgaz University Medical Faculty, Medical Park Bahcelievler Hospital, and Medical Park Göztepe Hospitals. She speaks English and French and has an MBA degree from International Antalya University.

Prof. Dr.

Volkan HAZAR

Prof. Dr. Volkan Hazar graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Medicine in 1985. Dr. Volkan Hazar received his child health specialty at Hacettepe University in 1992. He attended the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and bone marrow transplant program at the University of Minnesota Cancer Center between 1998 and 1999. He completed his master’s degree in pediatric oncology at Hacettepe University and became Associate Professor in 1998 and Professor in 2004. Between 2013 and 2016, he worked as a program director for the Pediatric KIT Unit at the Faculty of Medicine of Medipol University in Istanbul after that he started working at Medical Park and continues his career.

Prof. Dr.

Ufuk AYDINLI

Born in 1956, Prof. Dr. Ufuk Aydınlı graduated from 19 Mayıs University Medical Faculty in 1980. He worked as a research assistant at the University of Virginia Medical School in 1976 and worked at universities in Italy and the United States, trained in the field of spinal surgery from the leading names of the world. As a member of the European AO Spine Surgery Organization (AO Spine) between the years 2010-2013, Aydınlı worked as a European Educational Officer and served as a speaker and director at numerous international conferences. Prof. Dr. Ufuk Aydınlı, who has more than 30 years of experience in the treatment of spinal diseases, is currently a board member of AO Spine and the European education advisor.

Prof. Dr.

Gülsün KARASU

Born in 1974, Prof. Dr. Gülsün Karasu is specialized in bone marrow transplantation, thalassemia, leukemia, bone marrow failure, pediatric kit, pediatric hematology.