Burak Kavlakoglu, MD.

Obesity Surgery in Istanbul

Burak Kavlakoglu, MD.

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Education: Ankara University, School of Medicine – Ankara, M.D. (Jul 1991)

Professional Experience

Professor of Surgery

Bahcesehir International University, Batumi / May 2020 – Present

  • Surgical oncology
  • Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery
  • Bariatric and Metabolic surgery for Type 2 diabetes and morb

Assoc. Prof. of Surgery

Medicine Hospital, Istanbul, . / Apr 2018 – Apr 2020

  • Performed hepatopancreatobiliary surgery
  • Bariatric and metabolic surgeries over 500.
  • Performed Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries such as ventral and inguinal
  • hernia, fundoplication procedures for hiatal and diaphragmatic hernia, appendectomy, colorectal surgery, Heller myotomy etc.

Assoc. Prof. of Surgery

Kolan International Hospital, Istanbul / Apr 2017 – Apr 2018

  • Performed Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries such as bariatric procedures, repairs of ventral and inguinal hernia, fundoplication procedures for hiatal and diaphragmatic hernia, appendectomy, colorectal surgery, Heller myotomy etc.
  • Surgical oncology esp for hepatopancreatobiliary and colorectal cancers.

Assoc. Prof. of Surgery

Kudret International Hospital, Ankara, . / Mar 2014 – Apr 2017

  • Performed Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries such as bariatric procedures, repairs of ventral and inguinal hernia, fundoplication procedures for hiatal and diaphragmatic hernia, appendectomy, colorectal surgery, Heller myotomy etc.
  • Hepatopancreatobiliary and colorectal surgery.

Assoc. Prof. of Surgery

Koru Hospital, Ankara, . / Dec 2012 – Feb 2014

  • Hepatopancreatobiliary and colorectal surgery, total mesorectal excision, CME, Thyroid carcinoma, anorectal disorders.
  • Performed Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries such as bariatric procedures, repairs of ventral and inguinal hernia, fundoplication procedures for hiatal and diaphragmatic hernia, appendectomy, colorectal surgery, Heller myotomy etc.
  • Head Physician.

Director of General Surgery Department

Republic of Turkey Ministry of Health Elazig Training and Research Hospital, Elazig, . / Aug 2011 – Dec 2012

  • Performed Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries such as bariatric procedures, repairs of ventral and inguinal hernia, fundoplication procedures for hiatal and diaphragmatic hernia, appendectomy, colorectal surgery, Heller myotomy etc.
  • Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy, Right hepatic lobectomy, D2-D3 Dissection and total gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer, Total Mesorectal Excision, Complete Mesocolic Excision, Whipple Procedure, Subtotal Pancreatectomy.

Assoc. Prof. of Surgery

Dr. Abdurrahman Yurtarslan Ankara Oncology Training and Research Hospital General Surgery Department, Ankara, . / Jan 2006 – Aug 2011

  • Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy, Right hepatic lobectomy, D2-D3 Dissection and total gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer, Total Mesorectal Excision, Complete Mesocolic Excision, Whipple Procedure, Subtotal Pancreatectomy, Modified Radical Mastectomy, Total Thyroidectomy, Neck Dissections.
  • Performed Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries such as bariatric procedures, repairs of ventral and inguinal hernia, fundoplication procedures for hiatal and diaphragmatic hernia, appendectomy, colorectal surgery, Heller myotomy etc.

Head Physician, Director of General Surgery Department

Ankara Occupational Diseases Hospital, Ankara, / Jan 2002 – Oct 2006

  • Performed Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries such as, cholecystectomy, repair of inguinal hernia, fundoplication procedures for hiatal hernia and mesh repair for diaphragmatic hernia, appendectomy, colorectal surgery, Heller myotomy etc.

Residency Program

Istanbul Dr. Lütfi Kırdar Kartal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, / Jun 1992 – Sep 1996

  • Emergency and Trauma Surgery
  • Upper GI Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Anorectal Disorders, Thyroid and Breast.
  • Inguinal hernia surgery, hepatopancreatobiliary surgery, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures.

Licences and Certifications:

  • Certificate of Associate Professor, 2012
  • Certificate of Turkish Board of Surgery, 2012
  • Certificate of Attendance, Congress of the European Society for Surgical Research, 2009 Nimes France, 2010 Geneva Switzerland, 2011 Aachen Germany, 2012 Lille France, 2014 Budapest Hungary, 2015 Liverpool UK, 2016 Prague Czech Republic
  • Certificate of Attendance, Workshop of Liver and Kidney Transplantation on porcine model, RWTH Aachen University Faculty of Medicine, 2011, Aachen, Germany
  • Certificate of Attendance, Total mesorectal excision, course for the treatment of rectal cancer, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
  • Certificate of Attendance, Advanced Laparoscopy-Skill Training in “George Berci” Surgical Training and Research Laboratory, Department of Surgical Research and Techniques, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
  • Certificate of Attendance, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey Advanced Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery Course
  • Certificate of Attendance, Laparoscopic Hands-on Bariatric Surgery Course, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
  • Advanced Liver Surgery on porcine model using Hydro-Jet, Cusa and bipolar Vessel Sealing Device,
  • Certificate of Attendance, Turkish Surgical Association, National Surgical Congress, 2002- 2004- 2006- 2008- 2010-2012- 2014- 2016
  • Certificate of Attendance, The course for laboratory animal practice and ethics, T.C. Gazi University, Ankara, 2009
  • Certificate of Attendance, National Congress of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery, Istanbul, 2005
  • Certificate of Attendance, Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine Surgical Meetings, Effective Surgical Procedures in the Treatment of Obesity and Metabolic Diseases, Istanbul, 2017
  • Certificate of Attendance, Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine Winter School 2, Treatment of Obesity and Metabolic Diseases, Istanbul, 2017
  • Certificate of Attendance, Turkish Obesity Surgical Society Hands-on Certification Course, Firat University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Elazig,Turkey, 2017
  • Certificate of Attendance, Bezm-i Alem University and Turkish Obesity Surgical Society Symposium, 2018