Semra Kahraman

Fertility specialist

30 years of experience

Doctor speaks English, Turkish

Pioneer in infertility treatment in Turkey. Was trained in the USA and Norway.

Turkey, Istanbul
Memorial Şişli Hospital
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Biography

Prof. Kahraman is a top IVF specialist in Turkey. The first in Turkey who performed microinjection, surgical sperm extraction, freezing techniques and preimplantation. Heads the IVF Department in Memorial Şişli Hospital.

Specialty

Doctor Semra Kahraman is an expert in infertility treatment, IVF, andrology and genetics.

She is a pioneer in ICSI, embryo freezing and preimplantation genetic diagnosis for single gene disorders and HLA typing and aneuploidy testing in Turkey. Together with her team provided first in Turkey isolation and establishment of embryonic stem cell lines.

Work experience

  • Since 2000 – Head of the IVF Department in Memorial Şişli Hospital
  • 1993-2000 – Head of the IVF Unit in Private Sevgi Hospital
  • 1991-1992 – IVF specialist at Klinikk Hausken Oslo (Norway).

Education

  • 1981 – Hacettepe University Medical School – Degree in general medicine
  • 1989 – Ankara University – Specialty in obstetrics and gynecology
  • 2004 – Yeditepe University Medical Faculty – Professorship.

Special trainings at the Cornell University IVF Center (USA), Chicago Reproductive Genetics Institute (USA), Haugesund hospital IVF Laboratory (Norway), Rikshospitale IVF Center (Norway).

Awards

  • 1996 – Scientific Encouragement Award for work in human reproduction
  • 1997 – Scientific Encouragement Award for work in human reproduction
  • 2008 – Lifetime Achievement Award from the Turkish Society of Reproductive Medicine
  • 2010 – Lifetime Achievement Award from the Bayburt Science Education and Culture Association
  • 2017 – Star Award from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine
  • 2018 – Star Award from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

Scientific activity

Dr. Kahraman is an author of 150 works devoted to infertility problems. Her research interest is preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), and controlled ovarian stimulation.

Membership in organizations

  • The Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis International Society
  • The International Association of Private Assisted Reproductive Technology Clinics and Laboratories
  • The Turkish Society of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery (ÜTD)
  • The Turkish Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • The Turkish Society of Reproductive Medicine
  • The American Society of Reproductive Medicine
  • The European Society of Human Reproduction & Embryology.
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Jun 16, 2021
The patient underwent in vitro fertilization (ivf)
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I especially thank Dr. Mohammed Al-jawhar from Bookimed for he making me give the best evaluation to this site. It was my first experience of medical tourism. I received the best support from him. He was honest and trustworthy with me in every information and he was careful to make me get the best treatment and he was quicked response to all my questions . Thank you Dr. Mohammed Al-jawhar I especially thank Dr. Mohammed Al-jawhar from Bookimed for he making me give the best evaluation to this site. It was my first experience of medical tourism. I received the best support from him. He was honest and trustworthy with me in every information and he was careful to make me get the best treatment and he was quicked response to all my questions . Thank you Dr. Mohammed Al-jawhar

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Dec 28, 2020
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Merve Furat Representative of Memorial Şişli Hospital May 17, 2021

Dear Nacima , Thank you for making us your first choice, or at least your final choice! We at Memorial Healthcare Group genuinely appreciate your Health, and we're grateful for the trust you've placed in us. We hope you are satisfied with your Treatment procedures. Thank you for putting your trust and confidence in our Hospital.

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Sep 5, 2020
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Jan 22, 2020
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Jan 20, 2020
The patient was treated of infertility
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Хорошая клиника получила консультацию

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Jan 20, 2020
The patient was treated of infertility
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Good clinic got a consultation

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Oct 31, 2019
The patient was treated of infertility
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Daria Bidnyna Representative of Memorial Şişli Hospital Nov 11, 2019

Спасибо за то, что уделили время и оставили ваш отзыв. Мы очень рады, что оказались полезными. Будьте здоровы!