Prof. Orkun Müftüoğlu, M.D.


Prof. Orkun Müftüoğlu, M.D.
  • Gained USMLE-ECFMG  American Medical License in 2003.
  • He had the fellowship education through surgeries that include ; Cataract and Refractive Laser Surgery in Baylor College Houston in 2003,  Vitreoretinal Surgery in Duke University in 2006,  Advanced Refractive Laser Surgery in Instituto Alicante in 2007, one-to-one patient surgeries on  cataract, cornea and refractive surgery in Southwestern Medical Center of University of Texas with  American Medical License, completed his subspecialty education.
  • Awarded the first prize by American Academy Ophthalmology and ESCRS (European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons)
  • He was granted the title “Associate Professor” in 2009 and “Professor” in 2015.
  • Has professional experience of  more than 2000 surgical cases.
  • Member of Turkish Ophthalmological Association, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Surgery of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (Education and Young Ophthalmologist Committees)
  • Principal areas of clinical interest:
    • Complicated (difficult) cataract surgery,
    • Advanced refractive (treatment of myopia,hypermetropia andastigmatism) surgery,
    • Surgery for Keratoconus-cornea diseases and cornea transplant,
    • Glaucoma and artificial cornea surgery,
    • Macula and vitreoretinal surgery.


Education Institution Year
Cataract, Cornea and Artificial Cornea, Refractive Surgery Southwestwern Medical Center, University of Texas 2007 - 2009
Advanced Refractive Surgery Instituto Oftalmologico Alicante –Vissum 2007
Vitreoretinal surgery Duke University 2006
Cataract and Refractive Laser Surgery Baylor College of Medicine 2003
Ophthalmology Residency School of Medicine, Ankara University 1999 - 2003
Medical Education Baylor College of Medicine 1999
Medical Education School of Medicine, Ankara University 1993 - 1999


Title Institution Year
Professor Koç University Hospital 2015 - To date
Professor School of Medicine, Medipol University, Istanbul 2013 - 2015
Assoc. Prof. Vitreoretinal Surgery Unit, Kudret Ophthalmology Hospital, Ankara 2011 - 2012
Assoc. Prof. Vehbi Koç Eye Hospital, Ophthalmology Department, School of Medicine, Ankara University 2010 - 2011
Attending Physician University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center 2007 - 2009