OUR DOCTORS

Prof. Talat Kırış, M.D.

Neurosurgery

  • Prof. Talat Kırış, M.D., was Clinical Observer at Royal Hallamshire, Sheffield School of Medicine, the U.K. and Western General Hospital, Edinburgh School of Medicine in 1991.
  •  Attended two courses held by European Association of Neurosurgical Societies in Germany and Spain during his residency.
  •  Received the “Travel Fellowship” awards by “Brain Investigations Society” and 2nd Neurotrauma Symposium in Glasgow for his dissertation study authored in 1993.
  •  Served as Head of Neurooncology Education and Training Group in Turkish Neurological Society from 2012 to 2014, Vice President of the Society from 2014 to 2017 and President of the Society from 2016 to 2017.
  •  Also served as  Co-President of Cerebrovascular Diseases Committee of World Federation of Neurosurgical Society in 2017 and of Mediterranean Neurosurgical Society in 2018.
  •  Authored more than 100 articles that were published in international and national journals and book chapters along with being editor of 3 books.
  • Prof. Kırış is a TED speaker and he authored stories and essays  published in numerous journals and newspapers.
  • He is interested in sailing and member of Advisory Board in Marine Forum of Koç University.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Neurosurgery Residency Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul School of Medicine 1986 - 1992
Medical Education Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1979 - 1986

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Professor Department of Neurosurgery, American Hospital 2019 - to date
Professor / Head of Department Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, İstinye University 2016 - 2019
Professor / Head of Neurosurgery Department Liv Hospital 2015 - 2016
Professor / Head of Neurosurgery Department Florance Nightingale Hospital 2011 - 2015
Professor Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul School of Medicine 2006 - 2011
Assoc. Prof. Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul School of Medicine 1999 - 2006
Attending Physician Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul School of Medicine 1996 - 1999
Research Fellow Barrow Neurology Institute, Neurovascular and Skull Base Surgery, Phoenix, Arizona, the U.S.A 1995 - 1996
Attending Physician Bakırköy Mental Health and Neurological Diseases Hospital, Kartal Training and Research Hospital 1993 - 1995
Medical Practitioner (Conscription) Emergency Department, Konya State Hospital 1986