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Best Liver transplant transplant surgeons: TOP 70 doctors

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Koray Acarlı
38 years of experience
4.6
274 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Memorial Şişli Hospital

Koray Acarlı

38 years of experience

Professor Koray Acarlı is a highly experienced liver transplantologist and liver & biliary tract surgeon in Turkey. He has provided over 1,000 liver transplants, including 280 pediatric ones, and has written over 70 articles on liver transplantation, pancreatic surgeries, liver and biliary tract tumors. He has obtained degrees in general medicine and surgery, and is a lecturer at the Department of General surgery, Pancreas, Liver and Biliary Tract Surgery. He is the President of the Organ Transplant Center in Memorial Şişli Hospital and a member of the Turkish Surgical Association and the Turkish Society of Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery.

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4.6
274 reviews
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$50000
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Murat Dayangac
Transplant surgeon
22 years of experience
4.5
457 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Medipol Mega University Hospital

Murat Dayangac

Transplant surgeon
22 years of experience

accreditations:

International Liver Transplantation Society
European Society for Organ Transplantation

Prof. Murat Dayangaç is an expert in liver transplant and is the Director of the Center for Organ Transplantation at Medipol University Hospital. He has over 70 published articles on inflammation-cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma, and transplantation. He is a member of the International Liver Transplantation Society, the European Society for Organ Transplantation, the International Transplant Network for Developing Countries, the European Liver and Intestine Transplant Association, and the Turkish Association for the Study of the Liver.

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4.5
457 reviews
All-Inclusive package price:
Liver Transplantation from Related Donor
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Bulent Unal
Transplant surgeon
28 years of experience
4.9
22 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Valued Med Hub Hospitals

Bulent Unal

Transplant surgeon
28 years of experience
Dr. Bulent Unal is a distinguished oncologist and general surgeon specializing in organ transplant and treating an array of cancers. He has over 25 years of professional experience and has earned multiple awards for his work in the field. He is proficient in surgeries like kidney and liver transplant, resection of urinary bladder tumor, removal of ovarian cancer, gall bladder tumor removal, and mastectomy surgery.Read more
4.9
22 reviews
All-Inclusive package price:
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$45000
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Ayhan Dinсkan
Transplant surgeon
20 years of experience
4.3
16 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Istinye University Liv Hospital Bahcesehir

Ayhan Dinсkan

Transplant surgeon
20 years of experience

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4.3
16 reviews
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Volkan Turunc
Transplant surgeon
24 years of experience
4.6
274 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Memorial Şişli Hospital

Volkan Turunc

Transplant surgeon
24 years of experience
  • Dr. Volkan Turunc specializes in liver transplants at Memorial Sisli Hospital.
  • Performs transplants using techniques: split-liver, living-donor, and deceased-donor transplants.
  • International practice in Turkey, integrating global standards in liver transplant procedures.
  • Accredited as a General Surgery Specialist with a focus on liver transplants.
  • Member of Turkish Surgical Association, indicating expertise in surgical procedures.
  • Offers remote consultations for patients seeking liver transplant information.
  • Speaks Turkish and has knowledge of English for broader patient communication.
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4.6
274 reviews
Doctor's visit price on request
Liver transplant $50000
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Pekize Eker Balcioglu
General surgeon
22 years of experience
4.5
122 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Hisar Intercontinental Hospital

Pekize Eker Balcioglu

General surgeon
22 years of experience
  • Dr. Pakize Eker Balcioglu specializes in innovative liver transplant techniques:
  • Liver transplant methods: split-liver transplantation, living donor liver transplant.
  • Expert in advanced hepatic surgery and post-transplant patient care.
  • International training and practice include Turkey and various European countries.
  • Holds a General Surgery specialization from Marmara University, Istanbul.
  • Member of medical associations contributing to liver transplant advancements.
  • Offers remote consultations for liver transplant assessments.
  • Fluent in English and Turkish, enhancing communication with diverse patients.
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Find out about the best doctors here

20 top ranked Liver transplant doctors in the world are represented on this page. The list includes only verified specialists known for their experience and high success rates.

The ranking is composed according to the Bookimed patient reviews and considers the rating of hospitals where doctors practice.

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How to choose the best Liver transplant doctors in the world?

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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 specializes in advanced liver transplant techniques.
  • Expert in laparoscopic and robotic-assisted liver transplantation.
  • Utilizes living-donor liver transplant (LDLT) for faster patient recovery.
  • International training includes advanced liver surgery in Europe and Asia.
  • Holds certification in Hepatobiliary Surgery and Transplantation.
  • Member of International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA).
  • Fluent in English and Turkish, offering consultations for international patients.
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4.5
457 reviews
Doctor's visit price on request
Liver transplant $63107.61 - $69908
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Salih Boğa
Gastroenterologist
10 years of experience
4.6
97 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital

Salih Boğa

Gastroenterologist
10 years of experience
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4.6
97 reviews
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Liver transplant $65000
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Remzi Emiroglu
Transplant surgeon
26 years of experience
5.0
19 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals

Remzi Emiroglu

Transplant surgeon
26 years of experience

Current Workplaces: 

1 Izmir-Buca SSK Hospital 

2 Ankara Training and Research Hospital 

3 Başkent University 

4 Uludağ University 

5 Acıbadem University 

6 Florence Nightingale Hospital (current workplace) 

Education:

1989 Uludağ University Faculty of Medicine 

1984 Ankara Training and Research Hospital General Surgery Residency Training

International Articles: 

1. Uslu A. Bozkurt Y, Koç O, EmiroğluR. Çorumlu B. “Preoperative risk factors in patients with biliary obstruction”, Proc. 2 nd European Congress of Surgery. P179, Brussels,1992. 2. Emiroğlu R. Karakayah H, Haberal M. “Does the renal arterial anastomosis place affect the renal transplant patient outcome”, Proc. 25 th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. P625,Chicago,1999 3. Karakayalı H, Moray G, Emiroğlu R. Akkoç R Köseoğlu F, Bilgin N, Haberal M “The results of interspousal kidney transplantation”, Proc.25 th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. P625, Chicago, 1999 4.Emiroğlu R. Karakayalı H. Sevmiş Ş, Turan M. Bilgin N. Haberal M “Clinical identifıcation oftransplant antigens”, Proc. 36 th Congress of the ERA¬EDTA. P290, 1999. 5. Güz G, Emiroğlu R. Karakayalı H, Özdemir FN. Boy vat F. Haberal M. “An alternative method for native nefrectomy in patients with uncontrolled hypertension and/or proteinüria before transplantation”, Proc.36 th Congress of the ERA¬EDTA.P316, 1999 Prof. Remzi Emiroğlu, M.D. 6.Emiroğlu R. Köseoğlu F, Karakayalı H, Bilgin N. Haberal M. “Burn induced immunosuppression and ıt’s effects on graft survival, infection rates and apoptosis rates of “T” lymphocytes in rat model” Proc.Congress of Middle East and Fire Disaster Society, P52, Ankara, 2000. 7. Haberal M. Emiroğlu R.Mahmutoğlu M. Karakayalı H. Turan M, Erdal R. “Alport ‘s syndrome and renal transplantation” Proc.VII th Congress of Middle East Society for organ transplantation. P124, Beirut, 2000. 8. Gençoğlu EA, Aktaş A, Karakayalı H, Emiroğlu R. Niron EA, Haberal M. “Scintigraphic evaluation of graft and native liver fımction after heterotopic liver transplantation”, Proc. 7 th International Congress of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation. P141, Beirut, 2000 9. Haberal M, Karakayalı H, Emiroğlu R. Boyacıoğlu S, Arslan G, Bilgin N. “Heterotopic liver transplantation in adolescence” Proc. 7 th International Congress of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation. P138, Beirut, 2000 10. Haberal M, Emiroğlu R. Karakayalı H, Arslan G. Turan M. Bilgin N. “Living-donor transplants: Part of the answer to organ shortage”, Proc. 7 th International Congress of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation. P74, Beirut, 200011.Haberal M, Karakayalı H. Emiroğlu R. Köseoelu F, Akkoç H, Bilgin N. “Liver transplantation in an adolescent with allagille syndrome” Proc. 7 th International Congress of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation. P133, Beirut, 2000 

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Oren Shebolet
Gastroenterologist
59 years of experience
4.4
137 reviews
Israel, Tel Aviv
Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)

Oren Shebolet

Gastroenterologist
59 years of experience

accreditations:

The American Gastroenterological Association
The European Association for the Study of the Liver
The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

Dr. Oren Shibolet is a highly experienced gastroenterologist and hematologist with over 50 years of practice. He is a leading expert in liver conditions and treatments, having served as the Head of the Liver Unit at Sourasky (Ichilov) Medical Center. He has a degree in general medicine from the Hebrew University, a specialty in gastroenterology from the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, and is a member of multiple medical organizations. He is also an author of over 60 publications and 100 conference reports.

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Menahem Ben-haim
Gastrointestinal surgeon
30 years of experience
4.4
137 reviews
Israel, Tel Aviv
Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)

Menahem Ben-haim

Gastrointestinal surgeon
30 years of experience
Dr. Menahem Ben-haim is an experienced surgeon of 28 years, specializing in liver, pancreatic, and gastrointestinal cancer treatments, including Whipple surgery.Read more
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Lubezky Nir
Surgical oncologist
27 years of experience
4.4
137 reviews
Israel, Tel Aviv
Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)

Lubezky Nir

Surgical oncologist
27 years of experience
Dr. Lubezky Nir is a specialized surgeon, known for performing liver transplant, liver resection, and resection of the esophagus.Read more
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Umit Ozcelik
Transplant surgeon
22 years of experience
4.9
22 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Valued Med Hub Hospitals

Umit Ozcelik

Transplant surgeon
22 years of experience

Education and Expertise

1996-2002 – Ankara University Faculty of Medicine – Medical Education

2003-2009 – Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Department of General Surgery – Specialization Training

 

Experience

2009-2011 – Yüksekova State Hospital, Compulsory Service

2011-2012 – Van/Özalp, 6th Border Regiment, Military Service

2012-2018 – Baskent University Istanbul Health Application and Research Center Hospital

2018-2022 – Istanbul Aydın University Istanbul Health Practice and Research Center Hospital

 

Courses and Certificates

Selim Anorectal Diseases Course, Turkish Colon and Rectal Surgery Association, Istanbul, 17.12.2016 (National)

Training Program on Istanbul Protocol, Practitioner Training, Van, 06.11.2009-07.11.2009 (International)

Burn Course, Ankara Surgery Association, Başkent University, Ankara, 11.04.2009 (National)

Gazi Hernia Days, Hernia Course, Gazi University, Ankara, 18.10.2008-19.10.2008 (National)

Innovations in Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment, Ankara Breast Diseases Association, Ankara, 22.03.

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Haroun
ENT doctor
19 years of experience

Haroun

ENT doctor
19 years of experience
Turkey, Antalya
Medpearl Group
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Kim Dong-sik
Transplant surgeon
20 years of experience
Republic of Korea, Seoul
Korea University Anam Hospital

Kim Dong-sik

Transplant surgeon
20 years of experience

accreditations:

International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
International Liver Transplantation Society
Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia

2004 - 2006: Fellow, HBP Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Asan Medical Center

2006 - 2008: Fellow, Abdominal Transplantation, University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)

2008 ~ 2009: Assistant Professor of Surgery, Abdominal Transplantation, University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)

2007: Fellows Excellence in Research Award, Transplant Summit 2007

2015: The Korea Health & Medical Award 2015 (Organ Transplantation Center, General Hospital Division)

2006 -: Regular Member, American Society of Transplant Surgeon (ASTS)

2008 -: Regular Member, International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA)

2008 -: Regular Member, International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS)

2015 -: Member, Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA)

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Vahit Onur Gul
General surgeon
26 years of experience
Turkey, Ankara
Private Koru Ankara Hospital

Vahit Onur Gul

General surgeon
26 years of experience

Vahit Onur Gül graduated from the Gülhane Military Medical Faculty in 1998. He became a general surgeon specialist in 2009 and a general surgery associate professor in 2020. He served as a military doctor in almost every city in our country. He received training in robotic surgery in the USA and microsurgery in Switzerland. He participated in many advanced laparoscopic surgery courses both domestically and internationally. He presented numerous oral and written papers at conferences and meetings both domestically and internationally. He has extensive experience in robotic and laparoscopic colon, stomach, and rectal cancer surgery, thyroid and breast surgery. He is currently serving at Ankara Koru Hospital. His medical interests include:

Robotic Surgery

Obesity Surgery

Colorectal Surgery

Breast Surgery

Endocrine (Thyroid-Goiter) Surgery

Oncologic Surgery

Laparoscopic Surgery

Anal Region Diseases

Hernia Surgery

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Israel, Petah Tikva
Rabin Medical Center

Liver transplant surgeon

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Ali Kagan Gokakin
Transplant surgeon
23 years of experience
Turkey, Ankara
Medicana International Ankara Hospital

Ali Kagan Gokakin

Transplant surgeon
23 years of experience
Dr. Ali Kagan Gokakin is a General Laparoscopic Surgeon with extensive experience in treating a range of digestive conditions such as Pancreatic Head Cancer, Cholecystitis, Inguinal Hernia, and more. He specializes in Inguinal Hernia Repair, Hemicolectomy, Appendectomy, Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Removal, and Whipples Procedure. He is available from 11 am to 5 pm (Monday to Saturday).Read more
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Michael Bartels
Transplant surgeon
33 years of experience
4.8
6 reviews
Germany, Leipzig
Helios Park Hospital Leipzig

Michael Bartels

Transplant surgeon
33 years of experience

accreditations:

European Society for Medical Oncology
European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer
  • Dr. Michael Bartels specializes in liver transplantation surgery.
  • Performs transplant using techniques like laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgery.
  • Expert in split-liver transplantation, living-donor liver transplant, and hepatic resection.
  • Trained in Germany, with international exposure in liver transplant procedures.
  • Holds certifications in Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery.
  • Member of prestigious medical societies including DGAV and ESMO.
  • Offers online consultations for international liver transplant patients.
  • Fluent in English and German, facilitating multi-lingual communication.
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Prof Dr Ozgur Kemik
Clinical oncologist
27 years of experience
4.4
14 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Hermes Clinics

Prof Dr Ozgur Kemik

Clinical oncologist
27 years of experience
Dr. Prof Dr Ozgur Kemik is a senior oncologist specializing in cancer management using minimally invasive techniques. He is proficient in operations such as Removal of liver cancer, Liver transplant, and Gastric bypass among others. His expertise includes advanced laparoscopic surgery, lower gastrointestinal tract cancers, hepatobiliary cancers, cytoreductive surgery, and kidney transplantation. He is a member of several professional associations and has held significant leadership positions in his career.Read more

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