Mehmet Ali Yerdel M.D. | Board Certified Professor of Surgery
He attended numerous training programs in Turkey, Japan, UK, France and the USA. He received his basic laparo-endoscopic training in Okayama, Japan. He completed the “Advanced Laparoscopic Skill Acquisition Program” at Yale University, New Haven, USA, where he specialized in anti-reflux and anti-achalasia treatments. Besides being the first to perform a weight reduction operation at Ankara University, he is a hepato-biliary surgeon, trained under the supervision of Prof. Paul McMaster (Birmingham, UK) and Prof. Henri Bismuth (Paul Brousse, France). For the last 15 years, he has primarily focused on laparoscopic upper GI surgery, comprising of bariatric operations, anti-reflux and anti-achalasia procedures. Prof. Yerdel is also an expert in colonoscopy, gastroscopy, manometry and Phmeter studies. He is a member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO).
Toygar Toydemir M.D. | Board Certified Associate Professor of Surgery
He graduated from Ege University Medical School. He completed his surgical residency in Şişli Etfal Hospital, İstanbul. He is an established upper GI laparoscopic surgeon with 10 years of experience in bariatric surgery.
Görkem Özgen M.D. | Board Certified General Surgeon
He graduated from Hacettepe University Medical School and completed his surgical residency in İstanbul University Department of Surgery. Having more than 10 years of experience, Dr. Özgen is a key member of our team.