24 years of experience
M.D. FEBOPRAS PROFEESSOR
Furkan Erol Karabekmez
AESTHETIC, PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY
47 years old
• 24 years in Medicine
• 21 years in Aesthetic, Plastic &
. Research Fellowship in Department of Plastic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN USA
. Clinical fellowship in Oral&Maxillofacial Surgery, Munster University Clinicum, Germany
. European Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery Board Certification (FEBOPRAS)
. Turkish Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery Board Certification
. Licensed Consultant Plastic Surgeon in Saudi Arabia (SCHS Licence)
• Professor of Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery Department at
Ankara Medipol University, Ankara-TURKEY
Dr Furkan Karabekmez was born in 1975. He married and has three daughters.
He had my medical degree from the University of Istanbul, Faculty of Medicine which is one of the best medical schools in Turkey in 1999. He finished Plastic Surgery training at Selcuk University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery Clinic for seven and a half years and got specialist degree in 2009. During this period, He spent 15 months at Mayo Clinic, Plastic Surgery department as a Research Fellow, joined clinical and surgical procedures and published several articles in his field.
After finishing his residency, Dr Furkan worked as a specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery for two years, and then he started work as an Associate Professor at Abant Izzet Baysal University School of Medicine for three years. During these periods, he passed the written and oral exams and had the European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Diploma thus he became a member of EURAPS (European Association of Plastic Surgeons).
He worked in Munster University Clinical, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery department as a visiting fellow. He had an Oral, Maxillofacial Surgery specialty diploma from the Turkish Ministry of Health and had experience in Orthognathic surgery. After the end of 2014, he work as the chief of the department and Associate Professor in Kecioren Education and Research Hospital Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery Clinic with 4 residents and three consultants in the clinic.
He worked at Al Hayat National Hospital (formerly known as Aldar Hospital) in Saudi Arabia for two years and have the licence from Saudi Commission for Health Specialties.
He can speak fluently English and Turkish and have a beginner-level Arabic language. In December 2021, he started to work in his private clinic in Ankara Turkey. He is giving lectures in Ankara Medipol University Faculty of Medicine (English education) as a Professor of Plastic surgery.
He has published 58 previewed articles (39 international, 19 national), several book chapters and translations of chapters, He had presented 128 presentation (51 international in international meetings, 78 in national meetings). He has took part of international and national Plastic Surgery scientific meetings as scientific secretariat and lecturer.
“Earyl Clinical Outcomes with the Use of Decellularized Nerve Allograft for Repair of Sensory Defects Within the Hand”
Furkan E. Karabekmez, Ahmet Duymaz, Steven L. Moran
Plastic Surgery Special Joint Meeting Co-Sponsored by Mayo Clinic, Konya
(Second best presentation)
“Levatör fonksiyonu kötü olan vakalarda bile uygulanabilen prosedür: levator kas rezeksiyonu”
Ahmet Duymaz, Furkan E. Karabekmez, Mustafa Sütçü, Mustafa Keskin, Zekeriya Tosun, Nedim Savacı
29. Turkish Society of Plastic Surgery Meeting Eskişehir
(Second best presentation in clinical studies field)
TEACHING PLASTIC SRUGERY IN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE GRADUATE PROGRAM
Abant Izzet Baysal Universt, School of Medicine, three years (2012-2014), 18 classes, twelve courses for each in various topics of Plastic Surgery.
FINISHING TESIS IN RESIDENCY:
The effect of surface treatment application on flexor tendon autograft and allograft reconstruction (experimental study done in Mayo Clinic)
Advisors: Zekeriya Tosun MD, Chungfeng Zhao MD.
1. The analys of the effect of platelet rich plasma and adipose tissue derived stromal vascular fraction on flap viability. İbrahim Sağlam, (2012)
2. The evaluation of vertebral column angles after reduction mammoplasty procedure. Ali Gökkaya, (2013)
3. The effect of Omentin substance on flep viability. Fatih Burak Efeoğlu (2013)
4. The effect of platelet rich plasma on fast and slow expanded tissue expansion. Şerif Yavuz (2014)
1. The analys of the effect of platelet rich plasma and adipose tissue derived stromal vascular fraction on flap viability.
Project coordinator, (Project number: 2012.08.02.561), Abant İzzet Baysal University scientific research projects 2012.
2. The effect of Omentin substance on flep viability
Project coordinator, (Project number: 2013.08.02.627), Abant İzzet Baysal University scientific research projects 2013
3. The effect of platelet rich plasma on fast and slow expanded tissue expansion. Project coordinator, (Project number: 2013.08.02.628), Abant İzzet Baysal University scientific research projects 2013
4. The effect of Radiofrequency device parameters over skin rejuvenetion.
(Project number: 2014.08.18.779) Abant İzzet Baysal University scientific research projects 2014. Researcher.
5. Finding standards for ultrasonic cavitation and cryolipolsysis application devices.
(Proje no: 2014.08.18.780) Abant İzzet Baysal University scientific research projects 2014. Researcher.
6. The relation between carpal tunnel syndrome and omentin levels in diabetes mellitus cases.
(Proje no: 2013.08.02.638) Abant İzzet Baysal University scientific research projects 2013. Researcher.
Turkish Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
European Association of Plastic Surgeons (EURAPS)
Mayo Alumni Association
Turkish Wound Association
The International Cleft lip and Palate Foundation
European Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (ESPRAS)
The European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)
Emergency Hand Surgery and Microsurgery Society (ACELEMDER)
Reconstructive Microsurgery Society
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Society
Health association (Board Member, Vice President)
Health and Civilisation (Board Member)
Saudi Plastic Surgery Care Society (SPSCS)
TUBITAK international research scholarship program, 2008
The effect of triangular fibrocartilage complex injury on extensor carpi ulnaris function and friction. Ortopedic Biomechanic Laboratuary, Mayo Clinic, USA
High Education Council scholarship for international fellowship, 2012
Clinics for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery of the Münster
University Clinicum, Münster, Germany
SCIENTIFIC MEETING ORGANISATIONS:
Plastic Surgery Special Joint Meeting Co-Sponsored by Mayo Clinic, May 2011, Konya, Congress Scientific Secretary
DUTIES IN ACADEMIC JOURNALS:
Abant Medical Journal, Associated Editor, 2011-2017
Medical Journal of Islamic Academy of Sciences, Associated Editor, 2015-2018
Frontiers in surgery, Review Editor, Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery, 2015-present
Mevlana Medical Science Journal, Member of Board, 2021- Present
PROCEDURES CONSISTING MOST OF MY PRACTICE:
Cosmetic Surgery Procedures:
Breast Augmentation (Augmentation Mammoplasty; submammary incision, periareolar incision, axillary incision), Breast Lift (Mastopexy), Implant mastopexy, Breast Reduction (Reduction Mammoplasty)
Rhinoplasty with or without Septoplasty (Deviated Septum Correction), Chin or Cheek Enhancement (Reduction/buccal fat removal, augmentation), Dimpleplasty
Body Contouring: Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty), Diastasis recti repair, Liposuction, Gynecomastia Treatment (Male Breast Reduction Surgery)
Skin removal after Post Bariatric Surgeries or major weight loss, Arm Lift (brachioplasty), Thigh Lift, Gluteal Augmentation/Lift (Buttock enhancement), Circumferential Body Lift
Otoplasty (Prominent Ear correction surgery)
Upper Blepharoplasty, Lower blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)
Chin surgeries (mentoplasty, osseous genioplasty, reduction, augmentation and implant)
Tattoo removal with Q-switch laser, Tattoo removal with surgery
Facial Rejuvenation: Facelift (Rhytidectomy), Neck Lift, Brow Lift/Forehead lift,
Vaginal Rejuvenation (Labia minora reduction, vaginal tightening)
Skin Rejuvenation: Botox®, Filler Treatments, Dermabrasion, filler application, thread lift application
Fat grafting (face, legs, buttocks)
Orthognathic Surgery (Jaw Straightening): Sagittal split osteotomy and or Le Fort I osteotomy for correction of Bite discrepancies, including overbite, under-bite, cross-bite and/or open-bite which can’t fix with orthodontic only treatments. Facial imbalances such as asymmetry, upper and/or lower jaw under-development, lower jaw excess or chin deficiencies. Some of obstructive sleep apnea cases with a cause of retrognathia. Multi-segmental Le Fort I osteotomy for correction of severe anterior open bite deformity and correction of narrow upper jaw in one stage. Le Fort corticotomy and rapid maxillary expansion.
Other Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Procedures:
Breast Reconstruction, autologous reconstruction with patient’s own tissues, expander implant reconstructions
Burn Repair Surgery, contracture releases, Z plasties, burn escharotomies,
Congenital Defect Repair: Cleft Lip (bilateral, unilateral, complete or incomplete), Cleft Palate (complete or incomplete), Extremity Defect Repair
Velopharyngeal insufficiency surgical repair (pharyngeal flap)
Other congenital anomalies requiring plastic surgery: Syndactyly, cleft hand, polydactyl, duplicated thumb, constriction ring syndrome, Craniofacial microsomia, cryptotia, anothia, facial clefts, Poland syndrome, Tuberous breast deformity, vaginal agenesis treatment (vaginal reconstruction), nipple reconstruction, inverted nipple correction.
Lower Extremity Reconstruction
Hand Surgery; tendon repair, microsurgery, nerve repair, carpal tunnel release, Dupuytren's contracture surgery, cubital tunnel release, Trigger finger
Scar Revision Surgery (Minimizing scars)
Giant Hairy Nevi Removal (Congenital Nevi Surgery)
Skin Cancers/Malign melanoma Removal and Reconstruction of defects
Ganglion cyst excisions, lipoma and soft tissue tumor excisions and reconstruction of defects.
Tissue Expansion (Gradually Growing Extra Skin for Reconstruction)
Graft reconstructions; split thickness skin graft, full thickness skin graft
Flap reconstructions; local regional distant free flaps
Pressure sore reconstruction (decubitus ulcer)
Diabetic foot reconstruction
Maxillofacial fracture repairs, mandibular fractures, maxillary fractures, zygomatic fractures open/closed reduction, nasal fractures, and internal reductions. Orbital floor repair (blow out fractures).
Temporo-mandibular joint ankylosis treatment
Distraction osteogenesis for severe bony defect correction on lower jaw, upper jaw, segmental bony distraction, micrognathia correction.