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Mehmet Besir Surme
Neurosurgeon
10 years of experience
Turkey, Eskisehir
Dr. Mehmet Besir SURME. DBS-VNS-SCS - SACRAL STIMULATION

Mehmet Besir Surme

Neurosurgeon
10 years of experience

Professional Experience Compulsory Service 2014 - 15 District Health Director - Güroymak Community Health Center/BİTLİS Specialization 2015 - 20 Fırat University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery. Work Location 2024 - present Eskişehir City Hospital Neurosurgery Department Education Siirt Ataturk Anatolian High School 2003 - 07 Fırat University Faculty of Medicine 2007 - 13 SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES • 1. Ozturk S, Erol FS, Akgun B, Surme MB, Artas G, Ozercan IH. Intradural Extramedullary Spinal Cavernous Hemangioma Mimicking Neurofibroma in a Patient Diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis Type I. Turkish Journal of Neurosurgery 2016; 26:141-144. • 2. Akgun B, Ozturk S, Taskent I, Surme MB, Erol FS, Yildirim H. Evaluation of Apparent Diffusion Coefficients in the Cerebellar Tonsils and Bulbus in Chiari Type I Malformations: Comparison Before and After Surgery. Turk Neurosurg. 2017 May 7. • 3. Surme MB, Hergünsel OB, Ertugrul B, Kaplan M. Ossifying Chronic Subdural Hematoma. Turkiye Clinicals Journal of Neurology. 2017;12:44-48 • 4. Akgun B, Surme MB, Ozturk S, Erol FS. Spontaneous Spinal Epidural Hematomas: Evaluation of 12 Cases. F.U. Journal of Health Science and Medicine. 2016; 30:107-111. • 5. Surme MB, Hergunsel OB, Akgun B, Kaplan M. Cranioplasty with preoperatively customized Polymethyl-methacrylate by using 3-Dimensional Printed Polyethylene Terephthalate Glycol Mold. J Neurosci Neurol Disord. 2018; 2:052-064. • 6. Bakal U, Poyraz AK, Tartar T, Akdeniz I, Surme MB, Çelik S. A Rare Complication of Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt: Asymptomatic Small Bowel Perforation Istanbul Med J 2019; 20(6): 571-3. • 7. De Lima L, Surme MB, Gessi M, Mastronuzzi A, Miele E, Tamburrini G, Massimi L. Central nervous system high-grade neuroepithelial tumor with BCOR alteration (CNS HGNET-BCOR)—case-based reviews Child's Nervous System ( 2020) 36:1589–1599 • 8. Surme MB, Demir F, Erol D., Kaplan M. Is There A Genetic Relationship Between Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia And Meningioma ? A Case Report Of 3 Genes Analyzes. Arq Bras Neurocir 2021;00:1–3. • 9. Gurbuz O, Surme MB. The effect of intradiscal percutaneous radiopaque gel ethanol injection on pain in patients with lumbar disc herniation: Our clinical experience. Eskisehir Med. J. 2022; 3(2):130-137. • 10. Arikan E, Surme MB. Evaluation of Clinical and Radiological Findings of Patients Diagnosed with Spontaneous Intracerebral Hematoma. Mevlana Medical Sciences Journal 2 (2), 70-74. ORAL PRESENTATIONS • Hergünsel OB, Ertugrul B, Surme MB, Kaplan M. A Case of Cervicogenic Headache Treated with C1 Posterior Arch Resection. Turkish Journal of Neurosurgery 30th Scientific Congress, 8-12 April 2016, Antalya. • Ozturk S, Erol FS, Akgun B, Surme MB, Artas G, Ozercan İH. Intradural Extramedullary Spinal Cavernous Hemangioma Mimicking Neurofibroma in a Patient Diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis Type I. Turkish Neurosurgery Society 30th Scientific Congress. 8-12 April 2016, Antalya. • Ertugrul B, Surme MB, Ozturk S, Kaplan M. A Case of Sacrococcygeal Teratoma Presenting with Intergluteal Tail. Turkish Neurosurgery Society 30th Scientific Congress. 8-12 April 2016, Antalya. • Akgun B, Surme MB, Ozturk S, Demir F, Okcesiz I, Erol FS. Evaluation of Acute Lumbar Disc Hernias with Thin Section Lumbar MRI. 12th International Turkish Spine Congress, 19-22 April 2017, Antalya. • Akgun B, Ozturk S, Taskent I, Surme MB, Erol FS, Yildirim H. Evaluation of Apparent Diffusion Coefficients in the Cerebellar Tonsils and Bulbus in Chiari Type I Malformations: Comparison Before and After Surgery. XVI. World Congress of Neurosurgery, August 20-25, 2017, Istanbul. • Akgun B, Surme MB, Ozturk S, Erol FS. Spontaneous Spinal Epidural Hematomas: Evaluation of 12 Cases. 12th International Turkish Spine Congress. 19-22 April 2017, Antalya. • Surme MB, Hergunsel OB, Celik S., Kaplan M, Erol FS. Evaluation of Cases with Cervical Spondylomyelopathy who underwent corpectomy - Our Clinical Experience. Turkish Neurosurgery Society 32nd Scientific Congress. 20-24 April 2018, Antalya. • Surme MB, Hergunsel OB, Akgun B, Kaplan M. Repair of Orbitofrontal Defects Using Polymethylmethacrylate Grafts Created by 3D Printer. Turkish Neurosurgery Society 32nd Scientific Congress. 20-24 April 2018, Antalya. C I T A T I O N S • My publications have a total of 40 citations. CERTIFICATES (OTHER) • 1. I received an Academic Incentive Bonus for 1 year in 2017 for my academic publications. • 2. Community Health Center Physicians Education. 14-18 July 2014, Kars. (Turkish public health institution). • 3. V. Turkey Zoonotic Diseases Symposium. 24 October 2015, Erzurum. (EKMUD- Turkish Infectious Diseases Specialization Association and TVHB - Turkish Veterinary Medical Association). • 4. Meaningful Occupation Solutions Together. 15-17 April 2015, Gothenburg/Sweden. (Lifelong Learning Programme). • 5. Certificate of Achievement (Position: District Health Manager) 2015, Güroymak/ Bitlis • (Güroymak District Governorship) • 6. Between 16.03.2019 - 04.04.2019, I performed my military service in Mamak/Ankara and was given a 'Certificate of Appreciation'. CERTIFICATES (NEUROSURGERY) • 1. Intracranial Aneurysms and Vascular Neuroanatomy. 14-15 January 2017, Mersin (TNDer Neuroanatomy and Neurovascular Education Training Group). • 2. XII. International Turkish Spine Congress. 19-22 April 2017, Antalya (Turkish Spine Association). • 3. Certificate of Use of Experimental Animals. 10.12.2018 – 20.12.2018, Elazig (FÜSEM- Fırat University Continuing Education Center). • 4. Turkish Neurosurgery Academy 4th Scientific Conference. 1-4 November 2018, Adana. • 5. Turkish Neurosurgery Society Training Program 6.Semester 1.Module. 28.06.2018- 01.07.2018, Mudanya/Bursa. (Spinal and Peripheral Nerve Surgery Group). • 6. Turkish Neurosurgery Association Training Program 7.Semester 2.Module 27.06.2019 – 30.06.2019, Van. (Spinal and Peripheral Nerve Surgery Group). • 7. Turkish Neurosurgery Association Training Program 8th Term 1st Course 2-5 May 2019, Kayseri. (Pediatric Neurosurgery Teaching and Training Group). • 8. Current Developments in Gamma Knife Radiosurgery. 30.11.2019, Elazig. (Koç University Faculty of Medicine Prof. Dr. Selçuk Peker) • 9. Turkish Neurosurgery Society 25. Spinal Symposium 28-31 October 2021, Çeşme. (Spinal and Peripheral Nerve Surgery Group) • 10. Turkish Neurosurgery Society, 34. Scientific Congress. September 30 - October 3, 2021, Online • 11. Turkish Neurosurgery Association, NOVA 19-22 May, 2022, Kütahya. (Speaker) • 12. Spinal Deformity Correction Maneuvers Course 21 May 2022, Eskişehir. (Speaker) • 13. Turkish Neurosurgery Society, 35. Scientific Congress. 24 – 27 November 2022, Antalya. (Speaker) • 14. Complex Spinal Surgery, February 4, 2023, Eskişehir (Speaker). • 15. I worked as a fellow in the Pediatric Neurosurgery department of Catholica University (Rome/Italy) Agostino Gemelli Hospital between 15.01.2020 and 14.02.2020 for 1 month. ORAL PRESENTATIONS(2) • Surme MB, Ertugrul B, Sen D, Kaplan M. Is There a Genetic Link Between Meningioma and Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia? A Case Presentation Involving the Analysis of 3 Genes. 33rd Scientific Congress of the Turkish Neurosurgery Congress. April 11-14, 2019, Antalya. • Ozturk S, Surme MB, Gönen M, Yıldırım H, Korkmaz S, Kocabıçak E. Analysis of Perfusion Changes in White and Grey Matter in Parkinson's Patients Treated with Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation. 34th Scientific Congress of the Turkish Neurosurgery Congress. September 30 - October 3, 2021, Online." • "Surme MB, Ustun ME. Case of Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency Due to Vertebral Artery Dolichoarteriopathy. NOVA 2022, Kütahya." • "Ustun ME, Surme MB. Can vertebrobasilar insufficiency lead to parkinson like symptoms? EANS 2022, Belgrade." • "Ustun ME, Surme MB. Do vertebral artery stenoses have an atherosclerotic origin? EANS 2022, Belgrade." • "Surme MB, Yilmaz AH, Ustun ME. Could Resistant Urinary Incontinence Be Related to Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency? Our Initial Case Experiences. 31st National Urology Congress. October 27-30, 2022, Cyprus." • "Surme MB, Akgün B, Isci M, Baloglu M, Millet H. Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Surgical Approaches to Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy on Cervical Spinal Canal Diameter and T2 Signal Intensity. 35th Scientific Congress of the Turkish Neurosurgery Congress. November 24 – 27, 2022, Antalya. • Surme MB, Cosar A, Daltaban IS, Ustun ME. Efficacy of a New Surgical Technique for Carotid Artery * "Surme MB, Arikan E, Baloglu M, Millet H, Ercan S. Analysis of Clinical and Radiological Findings in Cases November 24 – 27, 2022, Antalya. • "Surme MB, Cosar A, Ustun ME. Can Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency Cause Parkinson-like Symptoms? 35th Scientific Congress of the Turkish Neurosurgery Congress. November 24 – 27, 2022, Antalya. Diagnosed with Spontaneous Intracerebral Hematoma. 35th Scientific Congress of the Turkish Neurosurgery Congress. Dolichoarteriopathies in Patients with Moderate Hemiparesis due to Cerebrovascular Ischemic Attacks. 35th Scientific Congress of the Turkish Neurosurgery Congress. November 24 – 27, 2022, Antalya." • "Baloglu M, Millet H, Ercan S, Surme MB, Yayla E. The Effect of MCI-186 on Lipid Peroxidation in Rats with Experimental Traumatic Brain Injury. 35th Scientific Congress of the Turkish Neurosurgery Congress. November 24 – 27, 2022, Antalya." * "Surme MB, Ustun ME. Can Quantitative ElectroCorticoGraphy (ECoG) Be More Valuable Than Non -Quantitative ECoG? A Preliminary Report. Bridging Neurosciences and Neurosurgery: New Frontiers in Intraoperative Neurophysiology. February 2 – 4, 2023, Verona, Italy

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Jurij Kseniuk
Neurosurgeon
26 years of experience
4.7
41 reviews
Poland, Warsaw
Carolina Medical Center

Jurij Kseniuk

Neurosurgeon
26 years of experience

Dr. Ksenyuk is an experienced specialist in spine surgery who graduated from the Medical University of Lviv and the Institute of Neurosurgery A. Romodanov in Kiev. He specializes in comprehensive diagnostics and surgical treatment of spine pathologies, including minimally invasive, classic, corrective and pain management methods.

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Gerardo Conesa Bertran
Neurosurgeon
39 years of experience
4.7
387 reviews
Spain, Barcelona
Centro Médico Teknon

Gerardo Conesa Bertran

Neurosurgeon
39 years of experience

accreditations:

European Association of Neurosurgical Societies

Dr. Conesa is a director of the Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience in Teknon Medical Centre, having obtained a medical degree from the University of Barcelona in 1982 and completed his specialization in neurosurgery at the University Hospital de Bellvitge in 1990. He has held internships in the USA and France, and worked in various hospitals in Barcelona since 1985. He is a member of professional organizations such as the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies, the European Union Congress of Neurosurgeons, the Spanish Society of Neurosurgery, and the Walter Dandy Society.

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Naci Karacaoglan
Plastic surgeon
31 years of experience
4.5
457 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Medipol Mega University Hospital

Naci Karacaoglan

Plastic surgeon
31 years of experience
Dr. Naci Karacaoglan is a highly experienced plastic and reconstructive surgeon with over 30 years of experience. He specializes in a wide range of procedures such as hair transplants, liposuction, vaginoplasty, otoplasty, rhinoplasty, and facelift surgery. He has been recognized as one of the top plastic surgeons in Turkey and has received an award from the Ministry of Health of Turkey as a 'cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery expert'. He is also a member of several international societies including the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.Read more
Ralf Buhl
Neurosurgeon
26 years of experience
4.6
52 reviews
Germany, Solingen
Medical Center in Solingen

Ralf Buhl

Neurosurgeon
26 years of experience

Prof. Ralf Buhl is world famous neurosurgeon with over 20 years of experience. Doctor Buhl heads the Neurosurgery Department at Solingen Klinikum. His reputation reaches China and the US where he provides neurosurgical lectures.

Specialty

Dr. Buhl specializes in non-invasive methods treatment of disc herniation, brain and spinal cord tumors. The doctor provides treatment of peripheral nervous system disorders and performs computer-assisted navigation microsurgeries.

 

Dr. Ralf Buhl has provided over 4,000 successful neurosurgeries. Among his patients are famous politicians, businessmen, musicians, actors. In 2015, a Hollywood star George Clooney had severe back pain and was treated by Professor Buhl.

 

Scientific activity

Dr. Buhl conducts scientific work and researches in intracranial cavernomas treatment, surgical treatment for brain metastases and other neurosurgery areas.

Рrofessor Buhl has cofound the Fund devoted to the study of brain tumors.

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Akin Akakin
Neurosurgeon
24 years of experience
4.2
45 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
NP Istanbul Brain Hospital

Akin Akakin

Neurosurgeon
24 years of experience
Dr. Akin Akakin is a highly experienced Neurosurgeon in Istanbul, Turkey with over 20+ years of experience and expertise in a variety of areas including Far lateral disc surgery, Neurovascular surgery, Cerebrovascular diseases, Aneurysms, and more. He has a Doctorate Program from Florida University Brain and Nerve Surgery Neuroanatomy, as well as published articles in conferences and journals.Read more

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Umut Dogu Akturk
Neurosurgeon
16 years of experience
4.2
31 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Emsey Hospital

Umut Dogu Akturk

Neurosurgeon
16 years of experience

Dr. X has 10 years of experience in Neurosurgery at Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Diskapi Yildirim Beyazit Training and Research Hospital Neurology Clinic, Yozgat City Hospital, Private Lokman Hekim Akay Hospital, and Emsey Hospital.

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Mustafa Bozbuga
Neurosurgeon
33 years of experience
4.2
45 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
NP Istanbul Brain Hospital

Mustafa Bozbuga

Neurosurgeon
33 years of experience
Prof. Dr. Mustafa BOZBUGA is an experienced Neurosurgeon with 30+ years of experience in Skull Base Surgery, Neuro-oncology, Neurovascular Surgery, Spine, and Spinal Cord Surgery. He is a Professor at NPISTANBUL Brain Hospital and holds a degree from Istanbul University Istanbul Medical School. He has published several scientific papers in international and national journals as well as presented at conferences.Read more
Kamran Aghayev
Neurosurgeon
23 years of experience
5.0
1 review
Turkey, Istanbul
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Kamran Aghayev

Neurosurgeon
23 years of experience
Dr. Kamran Aghayev is a renowned neurosurgeon with over 23 years of experience, specializing in complex brain and spine procedures. He has performed over 5,000 successful surgeries and holds multiple US patents for inventions related to spinal surgery. He has developed unique surgical techniques and published over 50 scientific papers.Read more
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Onur Yaman
Neurosurgeon
15 years of experience
4.6
91 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital

Onur Yaman

Neurosurgeon
15 years of experience
Prof. Dr. Onur Yaman is a specialist in Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Spine Surgery with 25 years of experience. He has been recognized with several awards for his contributions to the field, holds a patent for a spinal laminoplasty plate, and has authored numerous scientific articles and book chapters. He is a member of various professional organizations and has founded both national and international spine study groups. He is experienced in a range of spine-related procedures.Read more
Tamer Tekin
Neurosurgeon
17 years of experience
Turkey, Istanbul
Dr. Tamer Tekin Practice in Göztepe City Hospital

Tamer Tekin

Neurosurgeon
17 years of experience
I am a Neurosurgeon who graduated from Gülhane Military Medicine Faculty in 1999. I have a special interest in spinal trauma, degenerative spinal diseases, minimally invasive spine surgery, laser discectomy, spinal injections, kyphoplasty, disc replacement, spine reconstruction, spine tumours and spine infections. In my free time, I enjoy running, cycling, reading history, and spending time with my family.Read more
Rauf Nasirov
Neurosurgeon
14 years of experience
5.0
6 reviews

Rauf Nasirov

Neurosurgeon
14 years of experience
Azerbaijan, Baku
Liv Bona Dea Hospital Baku
Ozgur Aksan
Neurosurgeon
23 years of experience
Turkey, İzmir
Dr Özgür Akşan - Health Türkiye

Ozgur Aksan

Neurosurgeon
23 years of experience

Op.Dr. Özgür AKŞAN 

Neurosurgeon 

Dr Akşan has completed his residency on 2007 at Neurosurgery Department of 9 Eylul University Medical Faculty. Following that, he got assigned to Muş State Hospital to complete his compulsory medical service, where he served as deputy chief physician, managed intensive care units and performed a wide range of operations including microsurgical discectomy for both spinal disc herniation and cervical disc herniation as well as laser nucleoplasty discectomy for spinal disc herniation.After completing his compulsory service, he worked at Eskişehir Air Force Hospital's Neurosurgery Department for another year. Dr Özgür also worked at Izmir Tınaztepe Hospital between 2010-2016. He currently works at his own clinic in Alsancak/Izmir. 

Articles Published at International Journals: 

1. Postoperative lumbosacral instability: Proposal of a new classification based on etiology. Sait Naderi, Ozgür AKSAN, Süleyman Men, Levent Firat, Tansu Mertol, M. Nuri Arda. World Spine Journal 2: 16-21, 2007 

2. Difference between generic and Multiple Sclerosis-specific quality of life instruments regarding the assessment of treatment efficacy.Ozakbas S, Akdede BB, Kösehasanogullari C, AKSAN O, Idiman E. Journal Of The Neurological Science 5/2007; 256/1 -2/30-34/2007 

Articles Published at National Journals

1. Odontoid fractures: Sait Naderi, Özgür AKSAN, Feridun Acar, Tansu Mertol, Nuri Arda: Turkish Neurosurgery 16: 81-84, 2006 

2. Pediatrik Kafa Travmalan, Ozkara E, Yuceer N, AKSAN O, Arda MN, Inarucl MA., Adli Bilimler Dergisi Turkish Journal of Forensic Sciences, 9 (1): 7-12 (2010). 

Papers Presented at International Congresses: 

1. 1. Difference betweengeneric and MS- spesific quality of life instruments regarding the assessment of treatment efficacy. Özakba9 S, Akdede B, AKSAN Q Karahasanogullarl C, Uzunel F, idiman E. 20th Congress Of European Commitee for Treatment and Research in Multipl Sclerosis. October 6-10, 2004. Austria 2. Postlaminectomy lumbosacral instability. Sait Naderi, Özgür AKSAN, Levent Firat, Tansu Mertol, Nuri Arda.7th International Congress on Spine. April 14-17, 2005, Hotel Pine beach City, Belek, Antalya 

3. Pediatric Cranial Traumas. Erdem Özkara, Nurullah Yüceer, Özgür AKSAN, Mehmet Nuri Arda, M Akif inanici. Fifth Congress Of The Balkan Academy Of Forensic Sciences. 3-7 June 2007, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia 

4. A rare cause of Sl radiculopathy: perineural (Tarlov) cyst: Ozgür AKSAN, Nail Ozdemir, Hakan Sinan Yllmaz. 14th European Congress of Neurosurgery (EANS 2011) Rome, Italy. October 9 — 14, 2011. 

MEDICAL SPECIALITIES 

Hernia Discectomy 

Lomber Narrow Canal (Spinal Stenosis) Treatment 

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Treatment 

Cerebral Hemorrhage Treatment 

Brain Tumour Treatment 

Cervical Stenosis Treatment 

Chiari Malformation Treatment 

Hydrochepalia Treatment 

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment 

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Treatment Spinal Fracture Treatment 

Psuedotumour Cerebri Treatment 

Spine and Spinal Cord Tumour Treatments 

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Melih Ucer
Neurosurgeon
17 years of experience
Turkey, Istanbul
Neurosurgery Istanbul

Melih Ucer

Neurosurgeon
17 years of experience
Dr. Melih Ucer is a specialized Brain and Nerve Surgeon with a focus on Spine and Spinal Cord Surgery, Degenerative Spine Surgery, and Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery, among others. His career is marked by international practice in the USA and contributions to numerous scientific publications in the field of neurosurgery. He is also an associate professor as of 2021.Read more
Xicotencatl Perez
Neurosurgeon
17 years of experience
Mexico, Mexico City
DioMed Hospital

Xicotencatl Perez

Neurosurgeon
17 years of experience

El Dr. Xicoténcatl Pérez Sánchez es Médico especialista en Neurocirugía del Hospital DioMed. Se formó como Médico Cirujano y Partero en la Universidad de Colima, México. Realizó la especialidad en Neurocirugía en la Hadassah University Hospital en Jerusalén Israel. Cursó Alta Especialidad en Cirugía de Base de Cráneo.

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Uwe Kehler
Neurosurgeon
32 years of experience
4.0
1 review
Germany, Hamburg
Asklepios Altona Clinic

Uwe Kehler

Neurosurgeon
32 years of experience

accreditations:

The European Association of Neurosurgical Societies
The International Society for Hydrocephalus and Cerebrospinal Fluid Disorders

Dr. Uwe Kehler is a German neurosurgeon specializing in vascular and spinal neurosurgery, with expertise in brain tumors, nerve dysfunctions, hydrocephalus, and trigeminal neuralgia. He holds a degree in general medicine from the University of Lübeck and is certified in neurosurgery and vascular neurosurgery. Dr. Kehler has performed over 2,000 neurological operations and 350 cerebral tumor operations with success rates up to 90%. He is a member of several professional organizations and has written over 85 research papers.

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Prof Dr Serdar Kabatas
Neurosurgeon
21 years of experience
Turkey, Istanbul
International ReGen

Prof Dr Serdar Kabatas

Neurosurgeon
21 years of experience

 

Dr. Serdar Kabatas, graduated from Trakya University Medical Faculty, Edirne/Turkey in 1997. He became a neurosurgeon-specialist- in 2003 and then gained an award for postdoctoral fellowship in Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) and Neural Stem Cell (NSC) at Harvard Medical School in 2007. He has spent most of his scientific carrier in the study of SCI related stem cell applications either experimentally or clinically, stem cell clinical applications in hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorders, periferic nervous system injuries, cell-based approaches for intervertebral disc regeneration, dentritic stem cell vaccines regarding brain tumours, trigeminal neuralgia, aneurysm surgery, etc. Among his achievements are the prediction of neural and anatomical abnormalities of the gastrointestinal system resulting from contusion SCI and functional multipotency of NSCs- its therapeutic implications- in USA. 

In addition to his scientific interests, he is the President of Society of Stem Cell and Cellular Therapies in Turkey. He is also member of AANS, CNS, Society of Neuroscience, Turkish Neurosurgical Society, Society of Nervous System Surgery and Turkish Spine Society. He is the chief editor of Journal of Nervous System Surgery. He had been teaching neurosurgery to medical students at the Baskent University, Turkey from 2008 to 2013. Between 2013 to 2015, he was the chief of Neurosurgery Department in Private Reyap Hospital, Tekirdağ. Curently, he has been the chief of Department of Neurosurgery in University of Health Sciences Turkey, Gaziosmanpaşa Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey since 2016. He was awarded as the first candidate for Specialization Thesis (2004) and Board Exam (2011) in Turkey, respectively. He was also awarded as research project regarding Stem Cell Applications in Rat Model (2013) in Turkey. He has more than 100 publications in peer-reviewed international journals with around 1300 citations. His h-index is 21 in google scholar and 17 in web of science. 

Selected Publications: 

1. S.Kabatas, D.Yu, X.D.He, H.S.Thatte, D.Benedict, K.T.Hepgul, P.M.Black, S.Sabharwal, Y.D.Teng, “Neural and anatomical abnormalities of the gastrointestinal system resulting from contusion spinal cord injury.“ Neuroscience 154(4): 1627-1638 pp., 2008 

2. Y.D.Teng, S.Kabatas, J.Li, D.R.Wakeman, E.Y.Snyder, R.L.Sidman, “Functional Multipotency of Neural Stem Cells and Its Therapeutic Implications“, ed. H.Ulrich. Perspectives of Stem Cells, 255-270 pp., Springer Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York © Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 2010 

4. S.Kabatas, Y.D.Teng, “Potential Roles of Neural Stem Cell in Restoration of the Injured Spinal Cord: Review of the Literature.“ Turk Neurosurg 20(2): 103-110 pp., 2010 

5. S. Kabataş, T. Cansever, E. Civelek, C. Yılmaz, "The therapeutic potential of neural stem cells in traumatic brain injuries", Curr Signal Transd T 6(3): 327-336 pp., 2011 

6. Teng YD, Yu D, Ropper AE, Li J, Kabatas S, Wakeman DR, Wang J, Sullivan MP, Redmond DE Jr, Langer R, Snyder EY, Sidman RL. Functional multipotency of stem cells: a conceptual review of neurotrophic factor-based evidence and its role in translational research. Curr Neuropharmacol 9(4): 574-85, 2011. 

7. Karaoz E, Kabatas S, Duruksu G, Okcu A, Subası C, Ay B, Musluman M, Civelek E. Reduction of lesion in injured rat spinal cord and partial functional recovery of motility after bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cell transplantation. Turk Neurosurg 22(2): 207-17, 2012. 

8. Han I-B, Kim S-W, Ropper AE, Thakor D, Kabatas S, Teng YD. Recent Patents on Cell-based Approaches for Intervertebral Disc Regeneration. Recent Patents on Biomedical Engineering, 5: 122-30, 2012 

9. Sonmez E, Kabatas S, Ozen O, Karabay G, Turkoglu S, Ogus E, Yilmaz C, Caner H, Altinors N. Minocycline Treatment Inhibits Lipid Peroxidation, Preserves Spinal Cord Ultrastructure and Improves Functional Outcome after Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in the Rat . Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Jan 30.

10. Han I-B, Ropper AE, Konya D, Kabatas S, Toktas Z, Aljuboori Z, Chi JH, Teng YD. Biological Approaches to Treating Intervertebral Disc Degeneration: Devising stem cell therapies. Cell Transplant 24 (11): 2197-208, 2015. 

11. Aras Y, Sabancı PA, Kabataş S, Duruksu G, Subaşı C, Erguven M, Karaöz E. The Effects of Adipose Tissue-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation During The Acute And Subacute Phases Following Spinal Cord Injury. Turk Neurosurg 26 (1):127-39, 2016.

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