T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı İstanbul İl Sağlık Müdürlüğü İstanbul Medeniyet Üniversitesi
Göztepe Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi

Neurosurgery


OUR HISTORY

Istanbul Medeniyet University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery was established in 2012. Since 1991 until today, our department has been serving as an Resideny Training Clinic in collaboration with the Ministry of Health  in Göztepe Training and Research Hospital.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Our 20-bed Neurosurgery In-patient Clinic is locatedon the second floor of our main hospital building, on the same floor as general operating theaters and reanimation service. We also use the operating room of our pediatric hospital for the operations of newborn and pediatric patients. We provide out-patient diagnosis and treatment services in Merdivenköy clinics. Surgery is performed every day in our clinic, on Monday and Friday with 2 operating rooms available and other days 1 operating room is actively working. Every day between 08.00-09.00 am, pre-and postoperative cases are discussed and general service visits are followed. Updated articles and guidelines are discussed every wednesday from 07.00 to 08.00 am. Every Friday, a weekly seminar is held between 07.30-10.00 and a weekly clinical academic council is held. There is also a collaborating meeting of neurosurgery, neuroradiology and neuropathology on the last Friday of each month.

OUR AIM AND VISION:

As a department of Neurosurgery, our most important goal is to keep patient satisfaction at the highest level while applying the latest and accepted treatment methods to our patients as required by the evidence-based medicine. While aiming to provide a qualified health service, we also aim to educate future physicians and neurosurgeons in a well equipped and well knowledged manner. In addition to our clinical studies, it is among our important objectives to produce reference studies that can contribute to medical science and to bring them into the medical literature.

OUR FUTURE PLANS AS IMU DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSURGERY:

With support of our university and under the roof of BİLTAM, science technical center, we aim to establish a neuroanatomy laboratory where both the thesis studies and research projects will be held. Among our near future plans; being neurovascular and neurooncology center and also becoming brand in our country as a Istanbul Medeniyet University Department of Neurosurgery.

CLINICAL PRACTICE AREAS

Brain aneurysms and AVM treatments
Brain tumors and skull base surgeries

Pain surgery  (neuralgias)

Endoscopic pituitary surgery and 3rd ventriculostomy

Spine and spinal surgery

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) treatment in Parkinson's disease

Pediatric neurosurgery

Peripheral nerve surgery

Stereotaxic and functional neurosurgery

Neurotrauma