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

Orthopedics and Traumatology


Our department was established in 1982 part of Goztepe SSİ by Dr. Atilla Ondan MD. Dr. Can Demircay ,first resident of our clinic became specialist in 1986.

Our clinic has been continuing the education and serve as the one of the most important orthopedic and traumatology clinics in Turkey under clinical chiefs Prof. Dr Faik Altintas, Prof. Dr. Abdullah Eren, Prof. Dr. Nadir Şener and Op.Dr. Erol Turhan in the following years. The residents who had been gradueted from our clinic, are now working as specialists, assoc. professors and professors in selected institutions of Turkey. Our clinic became department of orthopedic and traumatology after affiliation with Istanbul Medeniyet University medical school  in 2011. Prof. Dr. İrfan Esenkaya was the first head of our department.  After Prof. Dr. Fuat Akpınar joined our team in 2015, who had many innovations in field of traumatolgy our department got powerful.

All kind of orthopedic and traumatologies surgeries (fractures and musculo-skeletal injury, arthroplasty (hip, knee, shoulder), spine surgery (fractures. scoliosis, kyphosis…) arthroscopy (knee, shoulder, ankle), foot surgery (hallux valgus, pes planus, congenital deformities) oncological surgery (bone and soft tissues tumors ), pediatric orthopedicial surgery (developmental dysplasia of the hip, congenital deformities of extremities)) are performed succesfully in our depatment.

Our department serve with 2 professors, 3 associate professors, 1 assistant professor doctor and 6 specialists.