Elif Altuğ, M.D.
  • Studied “Motivational Interviewing” in Cardiff, the U.K. in 2016,
  • She has been conducting studies on conscious awareness for employees of the hospital at Code Lotus Mindfulness Center of American Hospital since 2017.
  • Founder and head of Smoking Cessation Unit of American Hospital.
  • Principal fields of clinical interest:
    • COPD,
    • Asthma,
    • Respiratory tract infections,
    • Pulmonary vascular diseases,
    • Smoking cessation,
    • Pulmonary rehabilitation.


Education Institution Year
Residency in Pulmonary Medicine and Tuberculosis Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Tuberculosis, Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1996 - 2001
Medical Education School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1988 - 1994


Title Institution Year
Attending Physician Department of Pulmonary Medicine, American Hospital 2002 - to date