Prof. Barış Sönmez, M.D.


Prof. Barış Sönmez, M.D.
  • Professor Sönmez studied and conducted trials on “ cornea and refractive laser surgery” in University of California, Los Angeles in 2005 and 2006.
  • Principal fields of clinical interest:
    • Corneal diseases,
    • LASIK,
    • SMILE,
    • NoThouch excimer laser eye treatments,
    • Cataract and intra-ocular lens surgeries,
    • Treatment of keratoconus,
    • Pterygium surgery,
    • Treatment of high intraocular pressure and glaucoma.


Education Institution Year
Ophthalmology Residency Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1999 - 2003
Medical Education Hacettepe University School of Medican 1992 - 1999


Title Institution Year
Professor Department of Ophthalmology, American Hospital    2019 - To date
Professor Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Bahçeşehir University     2018 - To date
Head of Department / Assoc. Prof. Ophthalmology Center, Memorial Hospital     2010 - 2019
Chief of Cornea and Laser Surgery Unit / Attending Physician School of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayıs University     2006 - 2010