OUR PHYSICIANS

Prof. Berkan Gürakan, M.D.

Pediatrics

Head of Department

Prof. Berkan Gürakan, M.D.
  • Member of Turkish Neonatal Society, Turkish National Association of Pediatrics and Turkish Society of Neonatology.
  • Received Wheyt Research Award for the article titled “Lactation Period in Working Mothers” and Milupa Research Award for the article “Effects of Breast Milk Boosters on Immunological Characteristics of Breast Milk”.
  • Authored 79 articles that  were published in international scientific journals.
  • Principal fields of clinical interest:
    • Neonatal health,
    • General Pediatrics.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Neonatology Fellow School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1990 - 1992
Pediatrics Residency School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1981 - 1985
Medical Education School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1975 - 1981

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Director, Department of Pediatrics Chief of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit American Hospital 2007 - to date
Faculty Member Chief of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit School of Medicine, Başkent University 1994 - 2007
Attending Physician

SSK Etlik Maternity Hospital, Ankara

1989 - 1994
Conscription

Adana State Hospital

1987 - 1989
Military Service

Ankara Mevki Military Hospital

1985 - 1987