OUR DOCTORS

Assoc. Prof. Hakan Özben, M.D.

Orthopedics and Traumatology

Hand Surgery

Assoc. Prof. Hakan Özben, M.D.
 
  • Trained in H and Surgery and Microsurgery at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in Italy.  
  • Received his '  Hand Surgery Diploma ' from the Ministry of Health in 2014. 
  • Successfully passed the Qualification Examination of Turkish Educational Council of Orthopedics and Traumatology (TOTEK) in 2018 and became a TOTEK member.
  • Successfully passed the FESSH examination in 2019 and received the '  European Hand Surgery Diploma ’.
  • Successfully passed the examination of the European Board of Orthopedics and Traumatology ( EBOT) in 2019 and attained the title of  FEBOT (Fellow of European Board of Orthopedics and Traumatology).
  • Authored over 20 articles published in reputable international journals.
 
  • Primary clinical fields of interest: 
    • Wrist surgery,
    • Connective tissue injuries in the wrist and hand,
    • Tendon and nerve injuries,
    • Tendon transfers,
    • All fractures and dislocations relevant to hand and wrist ,
    • Compression neuropathies of lower and upper extremities (carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, tarsal tunnel syndrome, peroneal nerve compressions),
    • Dupuytren’s disease,
    • Congenital hand problems,
    • Peripheral nerve surgery,
    • Wrist arthroscopy.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Doctorate (PhD) University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine 2011 - 2015
Master in Hand Surgery and Microsurgery University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, School of Medicine, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Hand Surgery and Microsurgery Unit 2012
Residency in Hand Surgery and Microsurgery University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, School of Medicine, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Hand Surgery and Microsurgery Unit 2011 - 2013
Residency in Orthopedics and Traumatology İstanbul University, School of Medicine, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology 2005 - 2010
Medical Education Hacettepe University, School of Medicine (English) 1999 - 2005

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Associate Prof. Amerikan Hospital, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Hand Surgery Unit
 
2020 - To date
Associate Prof. Koç University Hospital, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology
 
2020
Faculty Member Koç University Hospital, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology
 
2019 - 2020
Attending Physician Koç University Hospital, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Hand Surgery Unit

 
2014 - 2019
Attending Physician Amerikan Hospital, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Hand Surgery Unit

 
2014