Prof. Rıfat Tokyay, M.D.

Emergency Department

Head of Department

Prof. Rıfat Tokyay, M.D.
  • Member of European Association of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, European Society of Emergency Medicine, Turkish Surgical Association, National Trauma and Emergency Surgery Association, İstanbul Medical Chamber.
  • Worked as Clinical Researcher on Transparant Surgery in Royal Hallamshire Hospital-Sheffield England and in Shriner’s Burn Institute, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
  • Has master’s degree on surgical infections.
  • Authored many articles, including 48 papers published in international journals and more than 600 citations, mostly on trauma, emergency surgery, transplant surgery and burn.


Education Institution Year
General Surgery Residency Department of General Surgery, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1974 - 1979
Medical Education School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1968 - 1974


Title Institution Year
Head of Department/ Professor Emergency Department, American Hospital 2003 - to date
Faculty Member Department of General Surgery, School of Medicine, Uludağ University 1994 - 2003
Chief of Department Department of General Surgery, Bayındır Medical Center, Ankara 1991 - 1994
Attending Physician Çorlu State Hospital 1982 - 1989