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Assoc. Prof. Ibrahim AKEL

Assoc. Prof. Ibrahim AKEL, Orthopedics and Traumatology, Spine Surgery

Izmir, Turkey

8229 / 1 Sok. No: 56 Cigli

Speciality: Orthopedics and Traumatology, Spine Surgery

Languages: English, Turkish

Degree: Orthopedic Surgeon

About - Assoc. Prof. Ibrahim AKEL

Professional experience

  • 2007-2008: Worked at Hacettepe University Orthopedics and Traumatology Dep. as a senior specialist for 3 months
  • 2008-2009: Accomplished obligatory government duty at Ankara Research and Training Hospital Orthopedics and Traumatology Dep. and Kecioren Occupational Diseases Hospital, Orthopedics and Traumatology Division
  • 2009: Director of Emergency Department at Kecioren Occupational Diseases Hospital
  • 2009-2012: Working at Izmir Kent Hospital – Orthopedics and Traumatology Unit
  • 2010 - : Working as a team director of a committee for Joint Commission International Accreditation of Izmir Kent Hospital
  • 2011 - : Working as a team member of Kent Hospital’s Infectious Disease prevention committee

Research Grants, Awards, and Honors


  • 1. Year: 2005 - 2010 - Effect of Calmodulin Antagonists on Scoliosis: Chick and C57BL6 mice    

A Comparison of the Melatonin and Calmodulin in Paravertebral

Muscle and Platelets of Patients with or Without Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

  • 2. Year: 2010-2011 - Prevalence of untreated hip dislocation in Turkish children aged 6 months to 14 years.


  1. September 2008 SRS meeting in Salt Lake City, USA. Russell A. Hibbs Award Nominee (first author) in the Basic Science category.
  2. October 2008 8th International Spine Congress in Cesme, Turkiye. Best basic science study (first author) award
  3. November 2011 Best Pediatric Orthopedics Oral Presentation award in 22nd National Turkish Orthopedics and Traumatology Congress


Peer review articles

  1. Transverse sacral fractures and concomitant late-diagnosed cauda equine syndrome:
  2. Selective estrogen receptor modulation prevents scoliotic curve progression: radiologic and histomorphometric study on a bipedal C57Bl6 mice model.
  3. Acetabular index values in healthy Turkish children between 6 months and 8 years of age: a cross-sectional radiological study. Authors' reply.
  4. Safety and Efficacy of Instrumented Convex Growth Arrest in Treatment of Congenital Scoliosis.
  5. Acetabular index values in healthy Turkish children between 6 months and 8 years of age: a cross-sectional radiological study.
  6. Long-segment posterior instrumentation and fusion with freeze-dried allograft in congenital scoliosis.
  7. Prevalence of untreated hip dislocation in Turkish children aged 6 months to 14 years.
  8. Lumbopelvic fusion with a new fixation technique in lumbosacral agenesis: three cases
  9. Is decreased bone mineral density associated with development of scoliosis? a bipedal osteopenic rat model
  10. Residual Acetabular Dysplasia – Residual Acetabular Dysplasia-Natural History and Indication for Surgery
  11. Use of Instrumentation in the Correction of Congenital Spinal Deformities
  12. Comparison of the melatonin and calmodulin in Paravertebral muscle and platelets of patients with or without adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
  13. Growth modulation in the management of growing spine deformities.
  14. The effect of calmodulin antagonists on experimental scoliosis: a pinealectomized chicken model.
  15. The effect of calmodulin antagonists on experimental scoliosis: a pinealectomized chicken model.
  16. Evaluation of shoulder balance in the normal adolescent population and its correlation with radiological parameters.
  17. Back Pain in Childhood, review article
  18. Case Report: Revascularization and Orthopedic Treatment of A Child With Popliteal Artery Injury and Femur Fracture Resulting From Shotgun Trauma


Education - Assoc. Prof. Ibrahim AKEL

1995-2002: Hacettepe University Medical School (English) 2002-2007: Residency at Hacettepe University Orthopedics and Traumatology Dep. 2006-2007: Representative of Residents of Surgical Specialties - Hacettepe University School of Medicine (worked in a committee with the Dean)

Memebership - Assoc. Prof. Ibrahim AKEL

Member of:

  • Turkish Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology (TOTBID)
  • Turkish Medical Association (TTB)
  • AO Trauma Association
  • Turkish Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Association
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery Branch of Turkish Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology

Costs of Orthopedic/Knee Surgery procedures in Izmir, Turkey



Hip Replacement Surgery Partial or Total in Izmir, Turkey$8500Enquire
Knee Replacement Total or Partial in Izmir, Turkey$6300Enquire
Meniscus Repair in Izmir, Turkey$3000Enquire

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