Societies

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
World Society for Breast Health (WSBH- Representative, Founder Member, General Secretary, Vice President, President Elect)
Mediterrenean Society of Coloproctology (Founder Member)
Turkish Federation of Breast Diseases Societies
( President 2009-2011, Founder Member )
Istanbul Breast Society (President 2009- 2012, Founder member)
Turkish Society for Colon and Rectal Disease
Turkish Society of Kidney Transplantation (Founder Member)
Turkish Society of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery (Founder Member)
Istanbul Surgical Society (Founder Member)
Turkish Oncology Society
Turkish Surgical Society
American College of Surgeons ( ACS )
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons ( ASCRS )
European Association of Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgeons ( EAES )
Society of Breast Health (Founder Member)
Senologic International Society (Board Member)

AWARDS AND HONORS

1978 First Degree in Graduating Class of 1978, Istanbul University, İstanbul Medical Faculty Capa, Istanbul
1983 Honorary Degree in Military School, Etimesgut, Ankara
1989 Granted for two years of Fellowship, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.
2001 1st Study Award in 1st Congress of World Society for Breast Health “Sentinel lymph node biopsy and breast cancer”
2003 Best Clinical Study Award in 7th National Breast Congress
2004-Honorary Diplome, 75th Anniversary of Bulgarian Surgical Society
2005-Honorable Mention,Certificate of Merit by Paul A Wetter Chairman of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons during the 14th International Congress and Endo Expo 2005 September 14-17, 2005, San Diego, California, USA
2005-8th National Breast Congress “The best oral presentation award”.
2006-Honorary Diplome and gold medal from Bulgarian Surgical Society, Sofya, Bulgaria
2007-9th National Breast Congress “The best oral presentation Award ”September 4- 9, 2007, Ankara
2007-The expert pannelist of breast surgeons in the world : The Breast Health Global Initiative 1-4
October 2007, Budapest, Hungary
2007-The Visiting Professor of Surgery : University of Pittsburgh Magee Women Hospital, Pittssburgh, PA. 10-12 December, 2007
2008-A Survey on Turkish women for breast cancer knowledge were awarded by The Breast Health Global Initiative with a 25.000 USD prize.
2008-A ten years pilot Breast Cancer Screening Project in Bahcesehir, granted by Roche Oncology, Turkey with 2.000.000 USD
2010-17th National Surgery Congress “The Best Oral Presentation Award” May 2010, 26- 29, Ankara,Turkey
2011-Estee Lauder Sponsorship and Partnership for Breast Cancer Awareness Projects
2012-Istanbul Medical Chamber “ Prof.Dr.Nusret Fisek Public Health Awards” (On behalf of The Society of Breast Health)
2013-Best Oral Presentation Prize in 12nd National Breast Cancer Congress, 24-27 October 2013, Antalya
2013-Second Oral Presentation Prize in 12nd National Breast Cancer Congress, 24-27 October 2013, Antalya
2014-Genomic Health Inc. Grand for a study with a title of “The Impact of the Oncotype DX® Breast
Cancer Assay on Treatment Decisions for Women with Estrogen Receptor-Positive, in Turkey
2015-The first Oral Presentation Prize, XIIIth National Breast Cancer Congress, 21-24 October 2015, Antalya.
2017-Doktorsclub Awards 2017”The Best Surgeon and Scientist of Turkey”
2018-The first Oral Presentation and the best Clinical Trial Prize, 7th Turkish Medical Oncology Congress, 21-25 March 2018, Antalya
2018-The best Poster award, 20th Senologic International Congress, 5-8 December,Strasbourg, France.