Prof. Dr. Alper Celik

Prof. Dr. Alper Celik, Bariatric Surgeon

Istanbul, Turkey

19 Mayis Mh., Etfal Hastanesi Sokagi No:2, 34360 Sisli

Speciality: Bariatric Surgeon

Languages: English, German, Japanese

Degree: Bariatric Surgeon

About - Prof. Dr. Alper Celik

Professional experience

  • 2005 - became lecturer at Gaziosmanpasa University in Tokat, first as a teaching assistant and later as Assistant Professor Doctor.
  • 2007 - worked at the Saitama Medical Center of Jichi Medical University in Japan as clinical and research fellow upon invitation of Prof. Dr. Fumio Konishi. He completed two research projects during this term and found the opportunity to work and research with Dr. Kazunori Kasama.
  • 2008 - worked at the Sao Paolo Sao Camilio Hospital in Brazil, primarily with Dr. Ricardo Cohen and Dr. Louis Berti. Later, he worked together with Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala and Dr. Suren Ugale in India.
  • 2009 - completed his military service at the Ankara Gulhane Military Medical Academy.
  • 2010  - he trained in BPD (Biliopancreatic Diversion) with Prof. Nicola Scopinaro, who was the Chairman of the International Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Association in Genoa-Italy and the Chief Editor of the periodical Obesity Surgery.
  • 2010 - began to work as Assistant Professor Dr. at Yeni Yuzyil University within the Universal Hospitals Group.
  • 2011 - he set up the first Metabolic Surgery Unit of Turkey in Universal Taksim German Hospital.
    Dr. Celik took part as a speaker at the IFSO-EC (International Federation for Surgical Treatment of Obesity and Related Disorders-European Chapter) meeting held in Barcelona, Spain in April 2012 followed by a presentation at the 18th Turkish National Surgery Congress at Izmir, Turkey in May 2012.

Meetings, presentations & workshops

  • 2008 - participated to the 1st ACMOMS (1st Asian Consensus Meeting on Metabolic Surgery) meeting as a voting member.
  • 2009 - attended Metabolic Syndrome Symposium held in Etimesgut Military Hospital, as speaker.
  • 2010 - took part in the 1st World Workshop regarding Ileal Interposition Surgery in Hyderabad, India and had the opportunity to work with Dr. Surendra Ugale and Dr. Aureo DePaula in relation to this procedure.
  • 2011 - acted as session moderator at the IFSO-APC (International Federation for Surgical Treatment of Obesity and Related Disorders-Asia Pacific Chapter) meeting held in Japan and was voting member at the consensus conference.
  • 2011 - attended the IFSO meeting held in Hamburg-Germany.
  • 2012 - attended the Asia-Pacific Workshop on Metabolic Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes in Singapore
  • 2012 -  the 2nd Ileal Interposition Workshop held in Hyderabad India
  • 2012 - the Metabolic Surgery Consensus Conference held at Bangalore, India. He co-chaired the consensus during this conference.
  • 2012 - attended AMESCON (Asia Middle East Surgery Conference) which was held in Dubai and performed a speech.
  • 2012 - participated in the organization named “Diabetes Surgery BMI 24-34. How and Why” held in Malaga, Spain.
  • 2012 - organized the Ileal Interposition Symposium arranged at Taksim German Hospital on June 16th, 2012 and Live Workshop on Ileal Interposition on Oct 20, 2012.
  • 2012 - by the end of the year 2012, he made presentations firstly in 1st National Workshop on Obesity and Metabolic Surgery in Antalya on Nov 15, then in 7th Frankfurter Meeting in Germany on Nov 22-23, and in Symposia on Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Disorders held in Konya on Nov 30-Dec 1, 2012.
  • 6-8 February, 2013 - participated ‘’Excellence in Diabetes’’ meeting in Istanbul .
  •  8-9 March, 2013 - attended “Obesity Symposium and Fight Against Obesity Platform” as speaker.
  • 10-13 April , 2013 - took part at “IFSO APC Meeting” congress held in Taiwan, as session moderator and speaker.
  • 17-21 April, 2013 - attended 49th National Diabetes Congress in Antalya, as speaker.
  • 22 May 2013 - was invited to Koln University by German-Turkish University Members and Academicians and attended to Metabolic Surgery themed symposium as speaker.
  • in May and June, 2013 - attended various meetings and symposia held in Azerbaijan and Georgia, and provided information about Metabolic Surgery.
  • May, 2013 - organized a seminar in Kazakhstan Asfendiyarov University titled ‘’Surgical Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes”.
  • 28-31 August, 2013 - attended 18th World Congress of IFSO (International Federation for Surgical Treatment of Obesity and Related Disorders) as regulatory board member, session moderator and speaker, which was held in Istanbul. During this congress, he also performed a live surgery with Dr. Surendra Ugale.
  • 5-8 September, 2013 - participated in Metabolic Syndrome Symposium held in Bodrum.
  • 2-6 October, 2013 - attended ELCD (Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgery Association) Congress as speaker.
  •  17-19 of October - participated in 1st Alma Mons CME Course in Serbia as regulatory board member and also performed a live surgery.
  •  24-26 October - attended Decision Making in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Congress in Rome as regulatory board member and speaker.

Education - Prof. Dr. Alper Celik

1993 - started his medical education at the Ankara University Medical Faculty. 2000 - began his general surgery specialization at the Ankara Oncology Training and Research Hospital and completed his specialty in 2004.

Membership - Prof. Dr. Alper Celik

Member of the International Federation for Surgical Treatment of Obesity and Related Disorders.

Rewarded with "Surgeon of Excellence Accreditation"

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