Name, Surname: Prof.Dr.Uğur BENGİSUN
Place of Birth: Zile, 27.10.1961
Job: Doctor of Medicine
Profession: General Surgery
Customized area: Vascular Surgery
Languages: German, English
Email: info@ugurbengisun.com or ugurbengisun@yahoo.com

CAREER / EDUCATION:

Professor in General Surgery

Since June 2016 head of Department of Peripheral Vascular Surgery, University of Ankara Faculty of Medicine

October 2012  ,  Department of Peripheral Vascular Surgery, University of Ankara Faculty of Medicine

March 2003- October 2012 ,  Department of General Surgery, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Unit  University of Ankara Faculty of Medicine

Associate Professor in General Surgery  – Department of General Surgery ,University of Ankara Faculty of Medicine, November 1997 – 2003

Consultant in General Surgery – Department of General Surgery,University of Ankara,

Trainee in General Surgery – Department of General Surgery University of Ankara,  , (1987 –1992)

M.D. – University of Ankara, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara. Turkey (1979 – 1985)

 

Research & Area Of Interests:

Vascular & Endovascular Surgery: arterial, venous and lymphatic disease, aneurysms,

Buerger’s disease, Behcet’s disease

Leg ulcers, Venous and lymphatic disorders, Congenital vascular malformations

Endovenous treatments: LASER, RF, steam ablation and foam sclerotherapy, arterial/venous stenting and angioplasty ,

Perforator veins and endoscopic perforator vein surgery (SEPS)

Vascular ultrasound and vascular laboratory

Academic Accomplishment

Thesis in surgery: Prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) infusions in Arterial Occlusive Disease  Stage III and IV (1992).  Efficacy of intraarterial and    intravenous  PGE1 infusions in patients advanced peripheral arterial occlusive disease was investigated in this study.

First successful use of endovascular aortoiliac  stent graft (TALENT) for AAA in Turkey (2000){ as major contributor }

GALA Carotid endarterectomy multicenter study, principal investigator of center, 2005

REMEDY and RECOVER international multicenter studies , principal investigator of center, 2008-2010

Scientific Organisation Of National Meetings:

  • Vein days in Ankara first meeting with international participation (B.Eklöf, P.Neglen) ( 5-6 May 2006)
  • Biannual congress of Turkish Society for Vascular Surgery (22-26 May 2007 Antalya)
  • Vein days in Ankara second meeting with international participation (BB Lee, G.Geroulakos) (31 October-1 November 2007)
  • Workshop: Endovenous thermal ablation techniques. 20 Sep 2008 Swisshotel, Ankara
  • 5th Ankara surgical days and vein days. 20-21-22 Nov 2009 Ankara Sheraton hotel
  • 6th Ankara surgical days 14-16 june 2011
  • Vascular courses including basic vascular surgery, venous disease, AV access and diabetic foot, between 2013 – 2018 by Turkish Surgical Association in Ankara and İstanbul

PUBLICATIONS:

Papers Published In Refereed Journals:

  1. 1.U.Bengisun, C.Ozaslan, J.Kutlay, A.Camur, S.Demirci. Primary hydatid cyst of the breast. European Journal of Surgery, 1993; 159:503-504
  2. 2.U.Bengisun, I.Alacayır, C.Koksoy, I.Ceylan. Embolic type of popliteal  entrapment syndrome- Case report and literature review. Vascular Surgery, 1995; 29:77-81
  3. 3.U.Bengisun, I.Alacayır, K.Karayalcın, C.Koksoy, A.Tuzuner. Simultaneous manifestation of an aortocaval and aortoduodenal fistula. VASA, 1996; 25:81-83
  4. U.Bengisun, C.Koksoy, J.S.Bengisun, G.Bayraktaroglu, A.Camur, N.Aras. Ischemia and reperfusion injury: Prevention of pulmonary hypertension and leukosequestration following lower limb ischemia. Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids, 1997; 56, 117-120
  5. U.Bengisun, G.Tunc, M.Kesenci, I.Kuzu, S.Demirci, B.Alic. Surgical treatment of  advanced alveolar hydatid disease of the liver. Surgery Today Jpn J Surg 1997; 27:261-265
  6. U.Bengisun, S.Ersoz, O.F.Bilgin, U.Sanlidilek, I..Ceylan. Renal artery aneurysm  during postpartum  period: A case report and review of the  literature. Vasc Surg 1999, 229-233
  7. U.Bengisun, S.Ozbas, U.Sarıoglu. Fascioliasis observed during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a case report. Langenbeck’s Arch Surg  1999, 84-87
  8. U.Bengisun, S.Ozbas, U.Sarioglu Laparoscopic hepatic wedge resection of hemangioma: report of two cases. Langenbeck’s Arch Surg 2000, 363-365
  9. U.Bengisun, S.M.Tağıl, A.Elhan. Accessibility of calf perforating veins from the supericial posterior compartment: an anatomic dissection study. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery2003,25: 552-555
  10. U.Bengisun. Is systematic detection of venous reflux mandatory in practice? Medicographia. 2006; 2:156
  11. GALA Trial Collaborative Group Turkey: U. Bengisun. General anesthesia versus local anaesthesia for carotid surgery(GALA): a multicentre, randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2008 20;372(9656):2132-42
  12. Dabigatran versus Warfarin in the Treatment of Acute Venous Thromboembolis RE-COVER Study Group: Turkey: U. Bengisun N Engl J Med 2009; 361:2342-2352
  13. Koksoy CGyedu AAlacayir IBengisun UUncu HAnadol E.  Surgical treatment of peripheral aneurysms in patients with Behcet’s disease. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2011 ;42(4):525-30.
  14. Extended use of dabigatran, warfarin, or placebo in venous thromboembolism.Schulman S, Kearon C, Kakkar AK, Schellong S, Eriksson H, Baanstra D, Kvamme AM, Friedman J, Mismetti P, Goldhaber SZ; RE-MEDY Trial Investigators; RE-SONATE Trial Investigators: Turkey Bengisun U. N Engl J Med. 2013 21;368(8):709-18.
  15. Gerede MD, Yüksel B, Tutar E, Küçükşahin O, Uzun Ç, Atasoy KÇ, Düzgün N, Bengisun U Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection in a Male Patient with Takayasu’s Arteritis and Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome Case Rep Rheumatol. 2013; 2013: 272963.
  16. Treatment of Acute Venous Thromboembolism With Dabigatran or Warfarin and Pooled Analysis  Schulman S, , Kakkar AK, Goldhaber SZ, Schellong S, Eriksson H, Mismetti P, Christansen AV, Friedman J, Le Maulf F, Peter N,   Kearon C   RE-COVER II Trial Investigators: Turkey Bengisun U.  Circulation 2014; 129: 764-772
  17. Muzaffer Akkoca, Suzan Emel Usanmaz, Cuneyt Koksoy, Ugur Bengisun, Emine     DemirelYilmaz. Plasma nitric oxide level is correlated with microvascular functions in the peripheral arterial disease. Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation. 2017;65(2):151-162. doi: 10.3233/CH-16143.

Papers Published In Refereed International Conference Proceedings And Speech At The Meetings

  1. Balzer, U.Bengisun, M.Loskamp. Efficacy and tolerability of intraarterial and intravenous prostaglandin E1 infusions in occlusive arterial disease stage III/IV. 2nd Mediteranean Congress of Angiology.16-21September1990 Antalya, Turkey.    
  2. Bengisun, S.Aydintug, K.Kardes, U.Kusbasoglu, E.Anadol. Gastric mucosal erosions and thyroid hormones.36.World Congress of Surgery ISW95, 27August-2September1995 Lisbon, Portugal
  3. Bengisun , C.Koksoy, JS.Bengisun, A.Camur, N.Aras. Ischemia and reperfusion injury: Prevention of pulmonary hypertension and leukosequestration following lower limb ischemia. 36.World Congress of Surgery ISW95, 27August-2September1995 Lisbon, Portugal
  4. Bengisun, O.Parildar, B.Erkek, U.Malkoc, E.Anadol. Noninvasive techniques for diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis. 14.th International congress on thrombosis, 14-19October1996, Montpellier, France.
  5. Bengisun, S.Aydintug , K.Tekin, B.Erkek. Peripheral arterial occlusion in patients with diabetic foot (Extrem distale arterielle okklusion bei diabetischer Fussgangraene.)Langenbecks Arch Chir Suppl II. 114. Congress of German Society of Surgery (Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Chirurgie), April 1-5,1997 Munich, Germany 
  6. Gur, U.Bengisun, E.Erden, S.Ersoz, C.Bumin. Is sialomucin content a prognostic factor for colorectal cancer? 37th World  Congress of Surgery, August 24-30, 1997, Acapulco, Mexico
  7. Aras, S.Ersoz, U.Bengisun, N.Erverdi, I.Alacayir, M.A.Yerdel, A.Koyuncu. Laparoscopic Splenectomy. 37th World Congress of Surgery, August24-30, 1997, Acapulco, Mexico
  8. Bengisun, JS Bengisun, A.Koyuncu, S.Demirer. Bacterial translocation from the gut. 16th World Congress Collegium Internationale Chirurgiea Digestivae. September16-19,1998 Madrid, Spain. 
  9. Bengisun, S.Ozbas, U.Sarioglu Laparoscopic resection of hepatic hemangiomas: Report of two cases. 38th World Congress of Surgery, August 15-20, 1999, Vienna, Austria
  10. Sarioglu, MA.Kuzu, SM.Hazinedaroglu, I.Alacayir, E.Anadol, A.Tuzuner, U.Bengisun. A comprasion of quality of life with the MOS-36 health survey in thromboangiitis obliterans and arteriosclerosis obliterans. Eurosurgery 2000, June 20-24, 2000 Istanbul, Turkey
  11. Karadayı, A.Koyuncu, U.Bengisun, M.Melli, E.Anadol. Effect of preservative solutions on endothelial damage where sapheneus vein was used as autolog graft. 39 th World Congress of Surgery, August 26-30, 2001 Brussels
  12. Bengisun, M.Salih. The role of subfascial perforator vein surgery (SEPS) in chronic venous insufficiency.51st international congress of the European society for cardiovascular surgery. 28jun-1.jul2002 Helsinki
  13. Bengisun , M.Tağıl, A.Elhan. An anatomic approach to medial perforating veins of the leg. European Society for Vascular Surgery ESVS XVI Annual Meeting 26-29sep2002 İstanbul, Türkiye
  14. A. Demirkıran, A. O. Heper, C. Koksoy, U. Bengisun ; Alterations of the Extra-cellular Matrix Proteins of the Great Saphenous Vein Wall Concordant with Clinical Stages in Patients with Chronic Venous Disorders.18th Annual meeting American Venous Forum. Poster  presentation. Feb 22-26, 2006. Miami USA
  15. Bengisun: Chronic deep venous disease. 8.Meeting of the European Venous Forum. June 29-July 1, 2007 Istanbul
  16. Bengisun: Venous leg ulcers. ESVS Revision Course in Vascular Surgery 2008 Nice France
  17. Demirkan, U.Bengisun: Endovascular Treatment of a Congenital Vascular Malformation (Parkes Weber Syndrome): Report of a case  ISES 2009 Buenos Aires Argentina Dec 04,2009 – Dec 05,2009
  18. Bengisun, A.Demirkan: Endovascular Treatment of a Traumatic AV Fistula: Report of a case case  ISES 2009 Buenos Aires Argentina Dec 04,2009 – Dec 05,2009
  19. Bengisun: Treatment of vascular graft infection in hostile groin. LIVE 2010 Corfu/Greece
  20. Bengisun: why physical examination of the patient is still important in 2010. PE for venous disease, evaluation and decision making. 59st international congress of the European society for cardiovascular surgery (ESCVS).15April2010 Izmir, Turkey
  21. Demirkan,U.Bengisun: Treatment of a congenital vascular malformation with endovenous laser and foam sclerotherapy. 9th International Symposium on Endovascular Therapeutics 5-7mayıs2011 Barcelona-Spain
  22. Demirkan,A.Güngör, U.Sanlıdilek, U.Bengisun: Entrapped balloon angioplasty catheter in-stent restenosis of superior vena cava 9th International Symposium on Endovascular Therapeutics 5-7mayıs2011 Barcelona- Spain
  23. Bengisun, A.Demirkan. Congenital vascular malformation. Balkan venous forum meeting January 2012 İstanbul/Turkey
  24. Ugur Bengisun, Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening in men aged 60 years and over: a pilot study from Ankara. Charing Cross Meeting 28Apri-1May2015 London,UK
  25. Ugur Bengisun, Arda Cetinkaya, Ayca Kirmizi, Oznur Bozdemir. What happens  after thermal ablation or endovenous LASER, RF and steam in the vein wall : a comparative ex-vivo histopathologic study. European venous forum 2-4 July 2015. St Petersburg, Russia
  26. Ugur Bengisun*, Arda Cetinkaya*, Oznur Bozdemir* New steam ablation. 17th European venous forum meeting 7-9July2016, London, UK
  27. Bengisun: Emergent Surgery for Carotid Occlusion. 65th international congress of the European society for cardiovascular surgery (ESCVS). 21-24 March 2016 Belgrad, Serbia
  28. Bengisun: Glue ablation for tributary veins. Speech for Invamed company. Charing Cross Meeting 26-29April2016  London, UK
  29. Bengisun U, Çetinkaya A, Cansız Ersöz C, Bozdemir O.
A comparative study on the histopathological difference after endovenous laser, radiofrequency and steam ablation . American Venous Forum 28.Annual meeting Feb 2016 Orlando/USA
  30. Bengisun U. AAA screening. Speech by invitation of Prof George Geroulakos. University of Athens. 28August2017 Athens.

  Publications in Turkish:

  1. Aydintug, O.Aydıntug, N.Onaran, U.Bengisun. Endoscopic findings in asymptomatic patients The Journal of Faculty of Medicine University of Ankara,1989;42:71-78.
  2. Bengisun, E.Erdem, A.Toruner. Congenital Anterior Diaphragmatic Hernia . The Journal of Faculty of Medicine University of Ankara  1990; 43:505-512.
  3. Eraslan, E.Anadol, U.Bengisun, L.Bozatlı, U.Arıkan. Gastric Diverticulum, The Journal of Faculty of Medicine University of Ankara , 1991; 44:645-648.
  4. .Ceylan, U.Bengisun. History of Vascular Surgery- An overview, The Turkish journal of Vascular Surgery , 1992; 1:4-6
  5. Bengisun, I.Alacayır, A.Onbayrak, E.Anadol, I.Ceylan. Prostaglandin E1 Infusions in Arterial Occlusive Disease Stage III and IV , The Turkish journal of Vascular Surgery, 1992; 1:39-46
  6. Alacayir, M.Arsan, C.Koksoy, U.Bengisun, A.Tuzuner. The Value of Cold test segmental pressure measurements and photopletismographic digital pressure measurements for two distinguish primary and secondary Raynaud’s phenomena , The Turkish Journal of Vascular Surgery , 1992; 1:7-13
  7. Bengisun, I.Alacayir, J.Kutlay, S.Eraslan. Choledochal Cysts, Turk J Gastroenterol, 1992; 3:656-659.
  8. Kutlay, N.Erverdi, U.Bengisun, N.Torun. Torsion of Epiploic Appendix. Blacksee Medical Journal ,1993; 4:196-197.
  9. Ozaslan, U.Bengisun, S.Temel, U.Kusbasoglu, C.Bumin. Spontaneous Rupture of The Spleen Current Journal of Surgery , 1994; 8:181-182.
  10. Bengisun, K.Kardes, S.Aydintug , A.Koyuncu, E.Anadol. Gastric Mucosal Erosions and Thyroid Hormones, Turk. J. Gastroenterol, 1995; 6:377-379.
  11. Bengisun, S.Ersoz, E.Anadol, I.Ceylan. Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome , The Turkish Journal of Vascular , 1996; 5; 76 -79
  12. Bengisun, S.Aydintug , K.Tekin, A.Koyuncu, I.Ceylan. Peripheral Arterial Disease in Asymptomatic Diabetic Patients, The Turkish Journal of Medicine, 1996; 2:98-101
  13. F.Bilgin, N.Erverdi, U.Bengisun, I.Alacayir, N.Aras. The Surgical Treatment and Prognosis of Acute Pancreatitis, Turk. J. Gastroenterol , 1996; 7:440-446
  14. Bengisun, N.Erverdi, K.Kardes, A.Koyuncu, T.Ertunc. Leiomyoma of the Small Intestine, Turk. J. Gastroenterol , 1996; 7:261-263
  15. A.Yerdel, A.Koyuncu A.G.Turkcapar , O.F.Bilgin, U.Bengisun, B.Alic. Composite Axillopopiteal Bypass , Turkish Journal of Vascular Surgery , 1996; 5:80-82
  16. Erverdi, Y.Fenemen, U.Bengisun, S.Ozbas, N.Torun. The Use of Dura Mater Grafts in the Managemet of Large Abdominal Wall Defects. Bursa State Hospital Journal , 1996; 12:73-75
  17. Bengisun, S.Bayar, H.Varolgunes, Y.Eryavuz, E.Anadol. Perforated Vermiform appendix in an inguinal hernia. Journal of Ankara Medical School, 1997; 19. 175-176
  18. S Bengisun, U.Bengisun, A.Koyuncu, , Y.Eryavuz, S.Aydintug. Effect of PGE1 on Bacterial Translocation. The Journal of Clinical Science&Doctor ,1997; 3:18-20
  19. Ersoz, U.Bengisun, Z.Doseyen, C.Aykent, S.Erturk, E.Anadol. Renal Artery Stenosis Managed by Renal Autotransplantation, The Journal of Clinical Science&Doctor,1997;3:54-55
  20. Elverdi, S.Ersoz, Z.Doseyen , E.Erdemli, U.Bengisun, E.Gecim, N.Aras. The Effect of Dipyridamole on Transient Ischemia- Reperfusion Injury of the liver. Turk J Gastroenterol, 1997; 8:15-20
  21. F.Bilgin, U.Bengisun,Y.Eryavuz, S.Bayar, A.Atalay Akan, N.Aras.Various Surgical Techniques in Pilonidal Sinus, The Journal of Turkish Clinical Science, 1997; 3: 200-202.
  22. F.Bilgin, U.Bengisun, S.Bayar, S.Bengisun, N.Bozdogan, I.Alacayir. Penetrating Intestinal Injuries: An experimental Study, Turkish Archive of Surgery, 1997:2;6-8.
  23. Bengisun, A.Inan, E.Anadol. Varices, Prognosis ,1998; 2: 23-25
  24. F.Aytekin, A.Inan, U.Bengisun. The Effect of Diosmin-hesperidin on Deep vein Thrombosis, The Journal of Turkish Clinical Science 1999; 5:351-355
  25. Acun, I.Guler, U.Bengisun.The Surgical Management of chronic venous insufficiency, The Journal of Ankara Surgery , 2000-8; 414-423
  26. S.Bengisun, F.Ilhan, U.Bengisun, I.Palabiyikoglu. Bacteriologic Analysis of Wound Cultures: A Retrospective Study, The Journal of Turkish Clinical Science, 2000-6;1-4
  27. Esen, Ü.Sarıoğlu, E.Ünal, D.Balcı, U.Bengisun. Enoxaparin in the postoperative profilaxy of VTE. Phlebology 2001;3:11-15
  28. Ö.F.Ersoy, Bengisun. The effect of adventitia dissection and hydrostatic dilation on maturation of AVF Turkish Journal of Vascular Surgery 2002; 2: 97-101
  29. E.Öziş, U.Bengisun. Perforating veins and chronic venous disease . Türkiye Klinikleri Journal of Surgery. 2003;2: 122-128
  30. Tüzüner, U.Bengisun. Mesenteric vascular disease hastalıklar  Türkiye Klinikleri Journal of Surgery. Arter Hastalıkları özel sayısı 2003;1: 54-66
  31. Tüzüner, U.Bengisun. Vasculities. Türkiye Klinikleri Journal of Surgery 2003;1: 67-72
  32. İ.Güler, Bengisun. Surgical treatment on deep venous insufficiency. Türkiye Klinikleri Journal of Surgery 2003;2: 139-144
  33. Bengisun, L.Soylu. Sclerotheraphy of varicose veins. Turkish Journal of Vascular Surgery 2004; 13 (3): 1-8
  34. Bengisun. Varicose veins and it’s treatment. Türkiye Klinikleri J Surg Med Sci 2006, 2(25): 1-7
  35. Özcan, A.Demirkan, U.Bengisun. Surgical and endovenous thrombectomy. Türkiye Klinikleri J Gen Surg. Venous Thromboembolism special issue. 2008,  67-72
  36. Köksoy,U.Bengisun Behçet hastalarındaki vasküler tutulum. Ankara Üniversitesi Mecmuası 2011, 45-49
  37. A.Demirkıran, C.Köksoy, A.O. Heper, U.Bengisun Variköz ven duvarı hücre dışı matriksi klinik evrelere göre değişiyor mu? Ulusal Cerrahi Dergisi 2014, 30(4):186-191

Book Chapter

  1. E.Anadol, U.Bengisun. Septic Thrombophlebitis. In Infection Diseases, Editors :A.W.Topcu, G.Soyletir, M.Doganay.  Nobel Tıp Kitapevi 2002; pp. 731-733. (in Turkish)
  2. Lymphoedema. Lenf sistemi ve hastalıkları. TCD yayınları Editör:Prof.Dr.İbrahim Ceylan 2016

Invited Speaker To National Postgraduate Vascular Courses/Meetings:

  1. Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Emboli Black Sea Technical University Faculty of Medicine October 9, 1998 Trabzon, Turkey
  2. Deep Vein Thrombosis and Prophylaxis . Annual Meeting of Turkish Society of Neurological Science November 26, 1998, Ankara, Turkey.
  3. Deep Vein Thrombosis: Prophylaxis and Treatment. Scientific Meeting of Selcuk University and Thromboemboli Club of Istanbul University. June 16, 1999, Konya, Turkey.
  4. Deep Vein Thrombosis: Prophylaxis and Treatment. Scientific Meeting of Erciyes University and Thromboemboli Club of Istanbul University. June 18, 1999, Kayseri,
  5. Vascular Graft Infections, X.th National Congress of Vascular Surgery, April 22, 2000, Antalya, Turkey.
  6. Deep Vein Thrombosis: Prophylaxis and Treatment. Scientific Meeting of Osman Gazi University. June 01, 2000, Eskisehir,
  7. Wound Care and Dressing , Participant as Panel Moderator, Ibn-i Sina Hospital of University of Ankara , November 28, 2000, Ankara,
  8. Management of Chronic Venous Disease , Course Organiser and Panelist, Ibn-i Sina Hospital of University of Ankara , June 6, 2001, Ankara, Turkey.
  9. Endoscopic perforating vein surgery. Laparoscopic surgery course. 8-10.Nov 2002 Ankara
  10. Bypass techniques. Critical limb ischemia. 12-13Dec 2003 Ankara
  11. Recurrent varicose veins. Vein disease Ankara first meeting.5-6May 2006 Swisshotel, Ankara
  12. Chronic deep venous disease. 8.Meeting of the European Venous Forum. June 29-July 1, 2007 Istanbul
  13. Venous reconstruction in the deep venous obstruction. Vein disease Ankara second meeting 31oct-1nov2007 Sheraton hotel, Ankara
  14. Surgical treatment on the Chronic deep venous disease.3.National Phlebology congress 12-13jan2008 Kalyon otel,İstanbul
  15. Endovenous ablation techniques (workshop).3. National Phlebology congress 12-13jan2008 Kalyon otel,İstanbul
  16. Venous leg ulcers. ESVS Revision Course in Vascular Surgery 2008 Nice Fransa
  17. Endovenous thermal ablation techniques.workshop: Current treatment of varicose veins. 20 sep 2008 Swisshotel, Ankara
  18. Treatment of the deep venous obstruction. IV. National Phlebology congress 9-11jan2009 Swissotel/İzmir

Academic Awards / Scholarships:

Sep. 2000 – Nov. 2000 German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarship
Surgeon – Visitor at the Department of Vascular Surgery, University of Düsseldorf,  Academic Evangelist Hospital  in Mülheim, Germany

Researcher Award, 7th Meeting of the National Society of Vascular Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey, 1994

Researcher Award, 6th Meeting of the National Society of Vascular Surgery , Ürgüp , Turkey, 1992

1989 – 1990 German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarship

Research Fellow in Vascular Surgery, University of Düsseldorf, Academic Evangelist Hospital  in Mülheim, Germany

Grants:

Scientific Research an Technical Counsel of Turkey (TUBITAK) TAG 1020 Experimental Study for Prevention of pulmonary hypertension and leukosequestration  in Ischemia – Reperfusion Injury , Primary Investigator, U. Bengisun, MD

Research found of University of Ankara, 1992, Prostaglandin E1 Infusions in Arterial Occlusive Disease Stage III and IV, Primary Investigator, U. Bengisun, MD

Work History:

Since October  2012 to Present:   Teaching  Prof.,  Department of Peripheral Vascular Surgery, University of Ankara Faculty of Medicine

Nov. 1997 – 2012, Teaching  Prof., University of Ankara, Dept. of  General Surgery. Responsibilities included grading and teaching (theoretical and practical courses) students in their 3rd, 4th years of study at U of Ankara  as well as intern students, surgery residents.

October 1993 – Nov. 1997:    Consultant Surgeon    University of Ankara Dept. of General Surgery . Teaching (theoretical and practical courses) students in their  4th years of study at U of Ankara  as well as intern students, surgery residents and students at the Nursing school of the Ankara University.

February 1993 – Oct. 1993:    Consultant Surgeon, Ministry of Health
State Hospital of Isparta

August 1992 – Feb. 1993:      Consultant Surgeon, University of Ankara

Dept. of General Surgery

February 1987 – August 1992:           Resident, University of Ankara, Dept. of General     Surgery

May 1986 – Jan 1987:            General Practitioner, Ministry of Health Gebze State Hospital Kocaeli

August 1985 – May 1986:       General Practitioner, Ministry of Health Yaylak Medical Center, Urfa

Professional Organisation Memberships:

Member of the European Society for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery since 1996
Member of the Turkish Surgical Society since 1997
Member of the Turkish Society for Vascular Surgery since 1996

Treasurer and secretary general of Turkish Society for Vascular Surgery 2004-2008

International Society for Vascular Surgery (ISVS) 2011

Member of American Venous Forum since 2015

Other:

Member of the Advisory Board of Turkish Clinics Journal of Surgery
Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of the Surgical Society of Ankara

Studytrips and Visits:

  • 5th Vascular Surgery Symposium, November 7-11 , 2000 Berlin Germany
  • N October 11-14 2000 Fulda Germany
  • European Society for Vascular Surgery XIV.Annual Meeting, 22-25.September.2000, London, U.K.
  • 2nd Mayo Vascular Symposium September 7-9, 2000, Rochester U.S.A
  • Venous Management, Royal College of Surgeons of England. February 2000, London, U.K.
  • First Oxford – Euroasian Wound Healing Days November 19-21,1999, Antalya, Turkey
  • 8th European Congress of Surgery Eurosurgery ’98, 17-20.June.1998, Budapest, Hungary
  • 8th European Congress of Surgery Eurosurgery ’98, Postgraduate course in Endocrine surgery. June.1998, Budapest, Hungary
  • Surgical Infection Society-Europe- 10th Annual Meeting, 29-31.May.1997, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Euroasian congress of endoscopic surgery. 17-21.June.1997, Istanbul, Turkey
  • European Society for Vascular Surgery X.Annual Meeting, 12-15.September.1996, Venice, Italy
  • 26 Jan- 7 Feb 2004 Germany/Duesseldorf University Mülheim Akademik Ev. Krankenhaus (Chef Prof.Dr.K.Balzer)
  • 27 -28 June 2005 Venenzentrum Leipzig/ Germany endovenous surgery workshop (Dr. O.Göckeritz, Dr.H.C.Wenzel)
  • 1-7 March 2006 Riveroaks Hospital Jackson Mississippi (Dr.Peter Neglen, Dr.S.Raju )

 Skılls:

Advanced in MS Office

Working knowledge of the Internet

Extra-Curricular:

My hobbies include traveling, playing table-tennis, skiing, and swimming, reading non-fiction, music.