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Ihsan Karaman

Pediatric urologist, Urological surgeon, Surgical oncologist, Urologist

33 years of experience

Prof. Dr. M. İhsan KARAMAN is a urologic surgeon and professor of Urology with a specialization in Prostate Growth, Prostate cancer, Urinary Incontinence, Sexual Dysfunction, Kidney Stone Disease, Male Infertility, and Pediatric Urology. He has held various positions, including Chief of Urology Clinic at Haydarpaşa Numune Training and Research Hospital and President of Istanbul Medeniyet University, and has served on various national and international committees. He is also a member of several global civil society organizations. He speaks English and understands Arabic.

Certification & Accreditation

Federation of Islamic Medical Associations
International Federation of Green Crescent


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Prof. Dr. M. İhsan KARAMAN


Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine - 1986

Istanbul Medical Faculty Urology Clinic Specialization – 1991

Work Experience / Post-Specialist Training

  • Haydarpaşa Numune Training and Research Hospital Urology Clinic Chief 2001 - 2013
  • Istanbul Medeniyet University Faculty of Medicine Faculty Member 2013 - 2014
  • Istanbul Medeniyet University Rectorate 2014-2018

Medical Interests

  • Prostate Growth
  • Prostate cancer
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Kidney Stone Disease
  • Male Infertility
  • Pediatric Urology


He was born in Istanbul in 1962. He has graduated from Istanbul Faculty of Medicine in 1986 and completed his residency training in urology in 1991. As a consultant urologic surgeon he worked as a visiting fellow at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA for around one year in 1994. He became an Associate Professor of Urology in 1996. He has been appointed as the Chief of Urology Clinic at Haydarpaşa Numune Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul in 2001. He was promoted to Professor of Urology in 2008. He served as the President of Istanbul Medeniyet University between 2014-2018. He holds the title of Consultant Surgeon in the subspecialty of pediatric urology and a PhD in History of Medicine and Medical Ethics.

He has edited a scientific book on prostate can­cer and another one on pediatric urology; has contributed to more than 40 book chapters; has more than 300 academic papers published in the national and international journals and his articles have been cited internation­ally more than 1000 times. Karaman has also participated in the scientific and/or organizational committees of numerous national and international conferences and medical meetings. He has recently been the Congress President of 9th Eurasian Urooncology Congress held in collaboration with Société Internationale d'Urologie in Athens/Greece in October 2019.

Dr. Karaman is one of the founders of Turkish Society for Pediatric Urology and Euroasian Urooncological Association. He carries out the membership of Urology Curriculum Commission under the Turkish Ministry of Health. He is a member of Scientific Programme Council of Société Internationale d'Urologie (SIU).

In addition to his professional activities, Prof. Dr. Karaman is one of the founders of an international medical and humanitarian aid organization called “Doctors Worldwide” as a global civil society initiative and has served as the Chairman of this NGO for 10 years. Currently he is the President of two global civil society organizations, namely Federation of Islamic Medical Associations and International Federation of Green Crescent. Prof. Dr. Karaman is the Immediate Past President of Turkish Green Crescent Society. He speaks English and understands Arabic, and he is married with two children.

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