OUR DOCTORS

Prof. Semih Barlas, M.D.

Vascular Surgery

Prof. Semih Barlas, M.D.
  • During his fellowship on Pediatric Cardiac Surgery and Arrhythmia Surgery in the U.K., he worked under the supervision of Leslie Hamilton, B. Sethia ve Colin J. Hilton.
  • Professor Barlas carried out the first arrhythmia operation in Turkey.
  • Founded and administrated Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery Department of German Hospital.
  • Studied modern diagnosis and treatments of venous diseases in various centers of Europe.
  • Studied diagnosis and treatments of varicose veins in Morrison Vein Institute, the U.S., and New York University jointly by Nick Morrison, BB Lee, Lowell Kabnick and Todd Berland.
  • Focused on treatment of varicose veins after 2008. He ensured that American Hospital and MedAmerican Medical Center are regarded among the most busiest and successful centers of Turkey in this field.
  • Completed the cardiovascular surgery residency in 2011.
  • Professor Barlas works in following associations;
    • The European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery, FEACTS
    • Vice President and Member of Board in International College of Angiology
    • International College of Angiology, FICA
    • Member of, Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Member of Organ Transplantation Centers Coordination Association
    • Member of Society of Thoracic Surgeons, FSTS

 

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Education on Up-to-date Treatments for Venous Insufficiency Langone Medical Center, New York University, NYC, U.S.A. 2013 - 2015
Education on Diagnosis and Treatment of Venous Insufficiency Morrison Vein Institute, Phoenix, AZ, U.S.A. 2008
Sclerotherapy Hospital St. Joseph, Marseille, France, Education on Venous Doppler 2007
Education on Endovenous Laser Ablation Clinique des Fleurs, Aix-en Provence, France 2007
Education on Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation Operationszentrum Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany 2007
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Fellow, Arrhythmia – Adult Cardiac Surgery Fellow Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, the U.K. 1990 - 1992
Cardiovascular Surgery Residency School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1988 - 1991
General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery Rotation Yedikule Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery Hospital 1987 - 1988
Cardiovascular Surgery Residency School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1986 - 1987
Medical Education Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1980 - 1986

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Head of Cardiovascular Surgery Department School of Medicine, Koç University 2017 - to date
Head of 5th Year Education School of Medicine, Koç University 2016 - to date
Head of 5th Year Education Block (CRVS507) School of Medicine, Koç University 2014 - 2015
Professor School of Medicine, Koç University 2013 - to date
Professor, Faculty Member Department of Vascular Surgery, American Hospital 2010 - to date
Professor, Part-time Physician MedAmerican Medical Center 2008 - to date
Professor Surp Agop Foundation Hospital 2008 - 2010
Head of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, School of Medicine, Istanbul University 2006 - 2011
Director of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic Pediatric Heart Diseases and Surgery Center, German Hospital 2002 - 2007
Professor Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, School of Medicine, Istanbul University 2002 - 2011
Associate Professor Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1995 - 2002