Medical Trainings

Number of participants: max.3
Training duration: 1 Month or 3 Months 

Program Description
The program consists of patient examinations and case reviews.

Emphasis is placed on an integrated approach combing details of normal ultrasound

anatomy and typical ultrasound patterns of abdominal pathology.


Topics include a review of principles of ultrasound physics, instrumentation and imaging techniques including Doppler, and ultrasound evaluation of:

Patient examination
Preparation for an abdominal ultrasound
Great Vessels
Biliary System
Urinary bladder
Abdominal Doppler (liver, renal, and mesentery) Thyroid & Parathyroid
Portal veins
Abdominal GI tract
Upper and lower extremity doppler
Completing the abdominal ultrasound examination

Educational Objectives

Through attending this training, the participant should be able to:

  •   Recognize the acoustic representation of normal abdominal anatomy and identify pathologies of the abdomen from ultrasound images

  •   Understand and discuss the capabilities and limitations of ultrasound evaluation of the abdomen

  •   Demonstrate improved case interpretation ability


Trainer: Prof. Bilal Boztosun, MD

Training duration: 1 Month or 3 Month 

Number of participants: max.5

Course Description: 

This activity was designed for performance by providing the knowledge to adopt

basic TEE in clinical practice and care of patients in anaesthesiology and critical care medicine. 

The Preoperative TEE program focuses on the basic hemodynamic state, ventricular

function and valve pathology, which has been categorised into those that are likely to

cause hemodynamic compromise or those that may not.

Training content:

  •   Basics of TEE examination

  •   Equipment handling

  •   TEE usage

  •   TEE monitorisation

  •   TEE imaging principles

  •   Probe positions and orientation

  •   Comprehensive assessment of LV function

  •   Anatomy of the Heart Valves

  •   Wall motion assessment

  •   Assessment of the RV

  • Provide Cardiovascular Anaesthesia

  • Contraindications to the use of TEE

  • Anatomy of the Heart and Coronary Arteries

  • Normal hemodynamics, fluid dynamics, and blood flow velocity profiles as measured by Doppler echocardiography, including pulsed-wave and continuous-wave Doppler

  • Principal echocardiographic manifestations of: cardiac masses, thrombi, and emboli; cardiomyopathies; pericardial effusions and tamponade; lesions of great vessels

  • Physiology and echocardiographic presentation of air embolisation

  • Major echocardiographic changes associated with myocardial ischemia

  • Artefact Generation

Trainers: Prof. Ahmet Murat Bulbul, MD and Assist. Prof. Ersin Kuyucu, MD
This course will include basic knee & shoulder arthroscopic techniques using a combination

of lectures, practical workshops and live surgery demonstration.

Features include:

  • Arthroscopy Indications, Meniscectomy & repair, ACL reconstruction, rotator cuff repair, shoulder arthroscopic surgery.

  • Portal placement, arthroscopic knot tying v knotless anchors, sub-acromial decompression and rotator cuff repair.

  • Live Link Surgery.

    The course will cover the following:

    – Arthroscopic Debridement and Micro fracture
    – Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy and meniscal repair techniques
    – Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
    – Arthroscopic removal of loose bodies, partial meniscectomy and meniscal repair – ACL reconstruction, open dissection of medial and lateral knee structures

    Course Duration: 2 Weeks
    Number of participants: max.3

Department: Cardiology Department

Trainers: Prof. Bilal Boztosun, MD / Assist. Prof. Beytullah Cakal, MD

Duration: 2 Weeks


The cardiology content of the programme provides comprehensive learning to meet the

professional development needs of a wide range of practitioners working in cardiology

including: doctors, nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, physiologists and radiographers.

The course aims to increase students’ practical and theoretical knowledge of advanced

clinical and interventional cardiology, by promoting their exploration of the current evidence

for diagnosis and treatment.

In addition, the course aims to promote a wider understanding of the differing profiles and

contributory roles of the various health care professionals involved in the care of cardiac patients.

During this training, you will learn in depth about the basics of cardiology, the diagnostic

resources, different heart diseases and preventive cardiology.

Practical Sessions are conducted to actual cases, observe the procedures, gets attached

with the senior doctors to gain knowledge by their experience, visit the concerned

departments to see the regular functioning and discussing the cases with seniors



  •   Acute cardiology principles and practice

  •   Fundamentals of cardiac diagnostic procedures and investigations

  •  Invasive/interventional cardiology

  •   Heart anatomy

  •   Physics

  •   Basics of cardiac ultrasound

  •   ECG

  •   Treadmill test

  •   Angiography

  •   Coronary angioplasty / Balloon and stent insertion

  •   Echocardiography

  •   TEE

  •   Medications

  •   Patient examinations

  •   Practical scanning

  •   Transesofagial echocardiography techniques

  •  Presentation and lectures

    Number of participant: max.3

Trainer: Prof. Korhan Erkanlı, MD

Service Scope:

Services at Cardiac Surgery Department cover all types of procedures and services, necessary for preventing new diseases and diagnosing, treating and following existing diseases up. We are giving treatment for the patients from all age groups.

Aims and Objectives of the Program:

The aim of the training course program is to provide education, ensure that know how to make diagnostic and medical interventions for heart and circulatory system diseases in all ages and in both sexes in accordance with national and European Union standards and teach skills how to professionally develop in these areas.

  • At the end of the course, the students should know how to arrange treatment for cardiac and circulatory system diseases, perform planned interventions and postoperative care

    procedures, taking into consideration European Cardiology Association Proficiency Board and Turkish Society of Cardiology Proficiency Board criteria,

  • Know how to solve complications which may develop after the interventions,

  • Adopt an attitude to respect the patients’ rights and maintain ethical standards of conduct

    during diagnostics, treatment and post-treatment period.

  • Be aware of the laws and regulations of their own branch

  • Have knowledge about implementation techniques in different spheres

    General Scope of Education

    In our institution, Cardiac Surgery training is presented both in theoretical education and practice

    • ASD (Atrial Septal Defect) Closure

    • Mitral valve surgery

    • Coronary surgery

    • Patient eligibility criteria for surgical treatment

  • Minimal invasive perfusion techniques

  • Anesthetic issues for robotic cardiac surgery

  • Theoretical lessons

  • Live Surgery and Outpatient Follow up

    Training duration: 2 Weeks
    Number of participants: max.3

Trainer: Assoc. Prof. Ebru Erbayat, MD

Participants: Neurosurgeons, neurologists, epilepsy specialists, researchers, graduate students in epilepsy research, child neurologists and EEG technologists.

Course Duration: 3 months

Number of Participants: Max 5 (3 physicians and 2 technologists)

Course Description:

The EEG/Epilepsy/Clinical Physiology course at University Hospitals is an intensive, course designed to instruct in basic competencies related to epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology.

The course begins with an introduction to basic EEG. Subsequent topics include adult and paediatric EEG interpretation, seizure semiology, sleep, anti-epileptic medications and women’s issues. Trainees are then given an overview of intra-operative monitoring.

The trainees will attend the EEG unknown and seizure semiology sessions. In addition, there are daily routine EEG and extended EEG review sessions. During that period, trainees are expected to attend the daily Epilepsy Grand Rounds from mornings till noon. Afternoons, they will participate research meetings, presentations and daily lectures.

Daily Seminars: 1 Hour
After 3 months of interactive course participants will need to have an Exam and Certificate.


Endovascular Aortic (Ascendant & Descendant Aorta) Repair procedures have become increasingly important in the treatment of aneurisms in the arterial system by Chimney/Periscope technique. The results of this treatment are very well and the intervention is less harmful for the patients.


Due to technological developments the number of possibilities for endovascular treatments rises. In the mean while the treatment is getting more complex. Knowledge of the latest technology and the skills required is crucial for obtaining an optimal result.


EVAR/TEVAR is to obtain insight and understanding of the most important aspects of the preparatory measurements for an endovascular aneurism repair, and the execution of the actual endovascular interventions.

The training is very interactive and consists of:

  •   Clear Presentation by experts in vascular surgery or interventional cardiology.


  •   Preparation

  •   Endovascular Sizing

  •   Stenotic and Aneurysmatic Vascular Diseases

PARTICIPANTS: This training is dedicated to medical specialists and residents in vascular surgery and interventional cardiology.

Duration: 2 WeeksNumber of participants: max.5

Trainer: Prof. Vedat Goral, MD; Prof. Esin Korkut, MD; Assist. Prof. Mustafa Salih Akın, MD

Duration: 2 Weeks

Participants: Gastroenterologists, Internal Medicine Specialists, Physicians, Medical Students

Number of participants: max.3

Program content:

  •   Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures:

  •   Endoscopy

  •   Capsule Endoscopy

  •   Pre and post endoscopic controls

  •   Gastroscopy

  •   Colonoscopy

  •   ERCP

  •   Liver biopsy

  •   EUS

  •   Stomach balloon

  •   Stomach botox

  •   Patients examinations

  •   Digestive system disorders: (acid reflux disease, heartburn, hemorrhoids, hepatitis,

    gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcers and hernias)

  •   Esophagus diseases

  •   Small and large intestine diseases

  •   Gallbladder diseases

  •   Liver diseases

  •   Pancreatic diseases

  •   Treatment method

Basic Skills in Surgery:

This intensive course covers the core laparoscopic surgery skills and knowledge essential for every surgical discipline.
You will use a range of high-quality laparoscopic equipment, working with specifically designed bench top models, as well as learning a variety of knotting and suturing techniques.

Learning Outcome:

After attending this course, you should be able to:
– Set up a stack, correctly connecting a light source and gaining a good quality image 

-Identify means of access and outline patient positioning.
– Discuss and anticipate a range of complications and how to deal with them. -Demonstrate a range of suturing and knot tying techniques.
-Perform key laparoscopic surgery procedures discuss the use of laparoscopy in diagnosis. – Evaluate the use of various energy sources.
– Demonstrate wide-ranging knowledge in laparoscopic surgery and operative procedures

including ulcers, appendectomy and cholecystectomy, breast surgeries.

Course content:

You will cover a wide variety of topics during this course, including:

  • Instrumentation.

  • Access.

  • Manipulation.

  • Dissection and clipping.

  • Repair of a perforated ulcer.

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

  • Continuous suturing.

  • Laparoscopic pelvic anatomy

  • Laparoscopic energy modality

  • Laparoscopic surgery technic

  • Laparoscopic instrument

  • Laparoscopic anatomy

  • Laparoscopic difficult cases

  • Laparoscopic in obese patient

  • Cancer staging surgery

  • Lymphadenectomy

  • Appendectomy

  • Breast Surgery

  • Laparoscopic complication management

  • Gastrointestinal repair

  • How to avoid vessel injury

  • Trocar site closure techniques


    Trainer: Prof. Mustafa Oncel, MD /Prof. Mujgan Calışkan, MD /Assist. Prof. Pelin Basim, MD

    Duration: 2 Weeks

    Number of participants: max.3

Trainer: Prof. Ayhan Tastekin, MD

Participants: Doctors, Nurses

Number of participants: max.3

Duration: 2 Weeks


1. Post-natal baby care 

  • Heel lance
  • Vaccination
  1. Post-natal resuscitation of babies with respiratory failure (Neonatal Resuscitation


  2. Jaundiced newborn care

  3. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

    •   Level III(Severe): <1500 gr premature babies (Intubated and mechanically ventilated babies)

    •   Level II(Moderate): Nasal continuous airway pressure (nCPAP) administrations, Total parenteral nutrition, Nasogastric Nutrition

    •   Level I(mild): Dehydrated baby, Baby with jaundice

  4. Physical assessment of neonate

  5. Drug administrations and drug security

  6. Blood Transfusions

  7. Optimal environment in Newborn care

  8. Biomedical devices (incubators, monitors, injection pumps)

  9. Oxygen administration methods

Trainer: Prof. Nejat Akalan, MD; Prof. Zeki Sekerci, MD

Training duration: 2 Weeks

The Patient Experience

  •   Pre-Op
  •   The Operation
  •   Post-Op
  •   Hospital Discharge Stroke
  •   Aneurysm Surgery

Neurosurgery Training Program

  •   Arteriovenous malformations

  •   Cavernous Angiomas

  •   Intracerebral Hemorrhage

  •   Subdural Hematomas

  •   Children’s Brain Tumors

  •   Medulloblastoma Benign Brain Tumors

  •   Acoustic Neuromas

  •   Astrocytoma

  •   Meningioma

  •   Pineal Tumors

  •   Pituitary Tumors

  •   Ependymoma

  •   Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM)

  •   Malignant Astrocytoma

  •   Computer guided stereotactic biopsy

  •   Frontally located tumors, removed through the nose

  •   Radiation-insensitive Pituitary Adenoma

  •   Spinal Endoscopy

  •   Trigeminal Neuralgia Microsurgical Decompression

  •   High-Tech Brain Surgery Today

  •   Epilepsy surgery

  •   Basic Science of Pain

  •   Microvascular decompression

  •   Hemifacial spasm

  •   Neurosurgical intervention

  •   Surgery for movement disorders

  •   Spasticity

  •   Other treatment and innovations in functional neurosurgery

  •   Physiology and Pathophysiology of Surgical Nerve Disorders

  •   Peripheral Nerve Examination and Evaluation

  •   Trauma and Functional

  •   Spine and Peripheral Nerve

  •   Skull Base and Neuro-oncology

  •   Vascular Neurosurgery

  •   Neurosurgery Basic Science


Trainer: Assist. Prof. Ayshe Istanbullu Tosun, MD

This training will enable participants acquire the basic molecular techniques required for success in scientific research.

Duration: 1 Month

Number of participants: max.2

Course Objectives:

The aim of this training is to equip participants with the basic knowledge and skills required to function in a molecular biology laboratory.


  •   COBAS TaqMan

  •   Light Cycler 96

    Course Outline:

  •   Basic PCR theory

  •   Laboratory safety procedures

  •   Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) amplification

  •   DNA Sequencing

  •   RT-PCR and cDNA synthesis

  •   CMV DNA

  •   Multiplex PCR

  •   Sepsis

  •   Meningitis

  •   Gastrointestinal agents

  •   Respiratory agents


Trainer: Assoc. Prof. Adeviye Elci Atilgan, MD

Training duration: 1 Week

Course content:

You will cover a wide variety of topics during this training, including:

  •   Patient examinations

  •   Lateral Uterine Suspension for POP

  •   Robotic (Laparoscopic) Sacrocolpopexy

  •   Site-spesific Rectocele repair

  •   Tension-free Vaginal Tape (TVT) for SUİ

  •   Transobturator Tape (TOT) for SUİ

  •   Vaginal Hysterectomy for advanced POP and older age

  •   Uterosacral Ligament Plication with VAH

  •   Diagnostic Cystoscopy

  •   Burch Colposuspension for SUİ (Robotic, Laparoscopic)


Trainers: Prof. Sina Uckan, MD /Assist.Prof. Gamze Senol, MD /Assist.Prof. Abdullah Ozel, MD

Number of participants: max.9

Course duration: 1 Week

Participants: Dentistry (Surgery)

  • 15 hours lecture

  • 9 hours hands-on session (simulated)

  • 16 hours live surgery and clinical implant surgery

  • Guided bone regeneration

  • Crest splitting

  • Direct and indirect sinus lifting

  • İntraoral bone block harvesting from symphysis and ramus areas

  • İmmediate implantation

  • Alveolar distraction osteogenesis

    At the end of this course every attendee will have the knowledge of patient clinical and radiological examination for implant surgery, anatomy, planning of surgery, implant site preparation, implant insertion techniques and suturing techniques, difficulties, complications of surgery-prosthesis and management of perimplantitis.

Trainer: Assoc. Prof. Erkan Soylu, MD 

Course duration: 1 Month

Learn the theory and the principles.
See the techniques being performed.

A unique teaching method combining theory with live surgical demonstrations.


Rhinoplasty, open rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty, primary rhinoplasty
A range of dynamic, interactive presentations on anatomy, theory and surgical techniques.

Program Schedule:

A live surgery demonstration performed using the open surgery approach. This is followed up with introductory presentations on open rhinoplasty techniques, and the underlying guiding principles of rhinoplasty.

Course Duration: This training program is totally 2 days (16 hours)

Course Description: 

  •   Anatomy

  •   Indications

  •   Compilations and Management

  •   Practical Session on Hair Transplant

  •   History and the Past of Hair Transplantation

  •   Basic Science, Hair and Scalp Anatomy

  •   Asian Hair: Knowing the Difference

  •   Androgenic Alopecia and Other Types of Hair Loss

Medical Treatment

  •  Consultation, Planning, Preoperative Care and Hairline Design

Local Anesthesia

  •  Donor Harvesting – Strip Excision and FUE


  •   Graft Preparation Slivering and Graft Cutting

  •   Recipient Site Preparation and Insertion

  •   Dense Packing and Survival Rate

  •   Complications in Hair Transplantation

    Mega Sessions

  •   Body Hair Transplantation (Video Presentation)

  •   Hair Transplantation in Scars

  •   Eyebrows, Mustaches and Sideburns

Transplantation (Video Presentation)

  •   Building a Hair Restoration Practice

  •   Future in Hair Transplantation

Workshop Training using Strip Method.

Course Duration: This training program is totally 2 days (16 hours)

Skin Conditioning & Skin Classification:

  •   Indications & contra-indications

  •   Risks

  •   Results

  •   Skin regimen

    Botulinum Toxin Type A

  •   Facial Beauty Analysis

  •   Botulium Toxin A Pharmacology

  •   Frown Lines and Eyebrow Lift

  •   Periodic Rejuvenation

  •   Periorbital Rejuvenation

  •   Platysma Tape Rejuvenation

  •   Hyperhidrosis

  •   Management of Complications from  Botulinum Toxin An Injections

    Practical Session in Botulinum Toxin Type A (Advanced Indications) Continues

Duration of the Training: This training program is totally 4 days (32 hours)

Facial Anatomy and Ageing Process

  •   Skin Anatomy

  •   Arteries & Nerves

  •   Facial Fat Pads

  •   Retaining Ligaments and Compartments

    Ageing Process

    •   Skin Laxity and Sagging

    •   Fat Pad Atrophy & Volume Loss

    •   Ligament Laxity

Thread lifting History & Types of Threads

      •   Overview of Threads

      •   Non-Absorbable vs. Absorbable

      •   Smooth vs. Barbed vs. Cones

      •   Principles of the technique

      •   Basic science: Facial and cervical anatomy

      •   Ageing process: How to understand?

      •   Patient Selection and Procedure

o Consultation
o Patient Selection & Pre-Op Issues
o Procedure Room & Supplies
o Anaesthesia and Preparation of Patient o Procedure in Detail

    •   Indications

    •   Explaining when to use threads and face


    •   Consultation: Facial analysis and planning

    •   Type of threads

    •   Planning of directions and lifting plan

    •   The “four TCJN Areas”: Temporal, cheeks, jaws

      and neck

    •   Local anaesthesia

    •   Post-operative care

  Complications: How to avoid and how to treat


  •   Nose threads using suspensions and filling techniques

  •   Eyebrows lifting

  •   Forehead lifting

  •   Arm lifting

  •   Anchoring and fixation methods

  •   Using threads as an ancillary of sculpture, fillers and fat and PR

Post-Op Care and Possible Complications

  •   Routine Post-Op Care

  •   Possible Complications & Side Effects

Thread lifting & Combined Modalities

  •   Combination with Neurotoxins

  •   Combination with Dermal Fillers

  •   Combination with Energy Devices


Course Duration: This training program is totally 2 days (16 hours)

Course Description: 

Skin Conditioning & Skin Classification:

  •   Indications & contra-indications

  •   Risks

  •   Results

  •   Skin regimen

Skin Fillers

    •   Facial wrinkles classification

    •   Dermal fillers

    •   Introduction and types

    •   Indication and consent

    •   Patient selection

    •   Complications

    •   Advice pearls

    •   Hyaluronic Acid Fillers for Facial Aesthetic


    •   Calcium Hydroxyapatite Facial Sculpting

    •   Facial Sculpting with Poly-L -Lactic Acid

    •   Advanced Volume Restoration of the Lower Face 

    • Restoration of Lip Volume and Definition

    • Using Facial Fillers

    •  Advanced Volume Restoration of the Ageing Face

    •   Blunt Facial Cannula Technique

    •   The Role of Topical Agent and Regional Blocks

    • Management of Complications from Filler Injections


Course Duration: This training program is totally 1 day (8 hours)

Course Description: 


  •  Concept of Beauty
  • Ageing: The Prevalent Theory
    • When and Why PRP؟
    • When and Why Other Rejuvenation


  •   Rules of Rejuvenation

  •   History of PRP Development in the Last 20 Years

  •   PRP Mechanisms of Action

PRP Technique

  •   Platelet Harvesting

  •   Reducing Platelets Poor Plasma

  •   PRP Preparation

  •   PRP Injection

  •   Post Treatment Instructions

  •   Contraindications and Complications

PRP Indications

    •   Facial Rejuvenation

    •   Hand Rejuvenation

    •   Hair Restoration

    •   Scar Treatment

    •   Acne Treatment



Course Duration: This training program is totally 1 day (8 hours)

Course Description: 

  •   Introduction to eyelid rejuvenation

  •   Eyelid and periorbital anatomy

  •   Aesthetic ideals and measurements

  •   Indications for blepharoplasty

  •   Clinical evaluation of the eyelids

o History

o Physical Examination o Photography
o Clinical tests
o Informed consent

Upper Blepharoplasty: Step-By-Step Technique

  •   Marking

  •   Anaesthesia

  •   Skin incision

  •   Skin/muscle excision

  •   Management of ROOF and orbital fat

  •   Defining the crease

  •   Closure

  •   Aftercare and removal of sutures

Lower Blepharoplasty: Step-By-Step Technique

A. Transconjunctival approach

    •   Anesthesia

    •   Incision

    •   Dissection

    •   Fat Excision versus septal rest

B. Transcutaneous subciliary approach Marking

    •   Anesthesia

    •   Incision

    •   Dissection: skin, skin-muscle flap

    •   Orbicularis oculi muscle sling for lower lid support

    •   Excision and closure


Course Duration: This training program is totally 1 day (8 hours)

Course Description: 

Skin Conditioning & Skin Classification:

  •   Indications & contra-indications

  •   Risks

  •   Results

  •   Skin regimen

Tear Trough and Nose Correction

    •   Anatomy of the under eye area

    •   Anatomy of the nose

    •   Ageing of the face under eye hollows and nose

    •   Overview of the multidisciplinary approach for the rejuvenation of the under eye and nose

    •   Dermal filler materials for under eye and nose correction

    •   Facial assessment

    •   Adverse events and treatment responses

    •   Pain management protocols

    •   Appropriate injection technique to treat the different indications

    •   Pre-treatment protocols

    •   Post treatment protocols

    •   Consultation protocols

    •   Practical demonstration of the procedure

    •   Participants practical experience with the

      dermal filler injection technique

    •   Under eye hollows

Course Duration: This training program is totally 1 day (8 hours)

Course Description: 

  •   History of Mesotherapy
  •   Definition
  •   Characteristics
  •   Pharmacology
  •   Techniques and Depth of Injection
  •   Injection Devices
  •   Dermatological Mesotherapy in your Daily Practice


o Traditional Lipodystrophy

o Facial Rejuvenation (Mesoglow/Mesolift)

o Hair Loss

Place of use:

o Remove fat in areas like the stomach, thighs, buttocks, hips, legs, arms, and face

o Reduce cellulite
o Fade wrinkles and lines
o Tighten loose skin
o Recontour the body
o Lighten pigmented skin
o Treat alopecia, a condition that causes hair loss

Course Duration: This training program is totally 1 day (8 hours)

Course Description: 

  • Mechanisms of ageing

  • Anatomy

  • Basic indications

    Forehead & Crow’s Feet

Advanced indications:

Eyebrow Lift
Under Eye Injections
DAO Nasals
Nose Sharing
Platysmal Bands Neck Lines Nefertiti Lift
Mesobotox Gummy Smile TMJ
Decollate Hyperhidrosis Calf Injections
Migraine Headaches

  • Compilations and Management

  • Injectable filling materials (not dermal fillers)

  • Upper face

    • Shaping the Eye Brow Temporal Augmentation Tear Trough
      Dark Circles

• Mid face
Bridge of the Nose, Ear Lobe, Lip Augmentation

• Lower face
Chin Augmentation, Mandibular Line, HA Fillers

• Other indications Acne Scars, Neck