14.08.1950


1967-1973


1973-1975


1975-1979


1979-1982



08.04.1982


1982-1983



1983-1984




1985-1986





1987-1990




05.10.1990


1991-2010




1991-1995


28.02.1995



07.11.1996



19.01.1998


13.05.2014



 

He was born in Edremit, completed elementary and high school education in Erzincan


Graduate Medical Education in Istanbul University Istanbul Medical Faculty


1973-1975 Military Service


Completed General Surgery Residency in Istanbul Vakıf Gureba Hospital


Contributed to the establishment of the first "Hand and Microsurgery Center" in Turkey in Istanbul Pasteur French Hospital and participated in the core team


Attended to the Leprosy Research and Application Center of Istanbul University Medical Faculty


Assigned by the university to receive education for "Paralytic Extremity and Reconstructive Leprosy Surgery" in All Africa Leprosy and Rehabilitation Training Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Africa”


Received microsurgery training in “Faculte de medicine, Institut de Recherches Chirurgicales, C.H.U., Brabois, Nancy, France”, and hand surgery training in  “Hospital Jeanne-d’Arc, Service de Chirurgie D, Plastique et Reconstructive, Nancy, FRANCE


Worked for one year in “Columbia University in New York, The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery/Hand, The College of Physicians and Surgeons at The Presbyterian Hospital, USA”, and received hand surgery training. During the same period he attended the experimental microsurgery training program in “Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Centre” for one year.


Returned back to his position in Istanbul University Istanbul Medical Faculty. He continued his part time position in Pasteur French Hospital Hand and Microsurgery Center as chief of the emergency team


05.10.1990 Promoted to Assistant Professor degree


In addition to his position in Istanbul Medical Faculty, he worked as the emergency team chief in American Hospital Hand and Microsurgery Department; and continued his studiies as Chief of the Department of Hand and Microsurgery between 2007-2010


Worked in American Hospital as the chief of the department of Hand and Microsurgery


Began working in Istanbul University Istanbul Medical Faculty Department ofof Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Division of Hand Surgery as an Associate Professor


07.11.1996 Promoted to professor degree in Istanbul University Istanbul Medical FacultyDepartment of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Division of Hand Surgery


Assigned as the chief of Hand Surgery Division in I.U. Istanbul Medical Faculty

                            

he is a faculty member in Istanbul University Istanbul Medical Faculty Division of Hand Surgery as “Specialist in Hand Surgery”

Turkish Association of Surgery, Turkish Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Turkish Society of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Turkish Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand,  American Societies for Surgery of the Hand, Federation of Europian Societies for Surgery of the Hand, American Societies for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Federation of European Societies for Microsurgery . Founder and Honorary President of the Turkish Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (1989-2004), founder president of the Association for Hand and Microsurgical Emergencies (ACELEMDER). Professor Turker Ozkan is married and has one son (Thoracic Surgery Specialist)

Prof.Dr. Türker Özkan’s Curriculum Vitae

Contacts Türkçe Turker Ozkan