OUR PHYSICIANS

Prof. Derya Balbay, M.D.

Urology

Prof. Derya Balbay, M.D.
  • Member of American Urological Association, European Association of Urology, Societe International d’Urologie, Turkish  Association  of Urology, Association of Endourology, and Eurasian Association of Uro-oncology.
  • Has professional experience of more than a thousand robotic surgeries.
  • Performed reconstruction of a new bladder from small intestines with fully robotic and closed method for the first time in Turkey.
  • Performed excision of ureter, urinary bladder and lymph nodes and reconstruction of a new bladder from small intestines in the same session with fully robotic technique for the first time in the world.
  • He has received M.D. Anderson Cancer Center "Distinguished Alumnus" Award in 2019.
  • Principal fields of clinical interest:
    • Uro-oncology,
    • Robotic urology,
    • Endourology,
    • General urology.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Clinical Fellow in Uro-oncology U.T.M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Urology 1996 - 1999
Visiting Clinician U.T.M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Urology 1994 - 1995
Visiting Clinician Mayo Clinic, Department of Urology 1994
Residency in Urology Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1988 - 1992
Medical Education School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1978 - 1985

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Professor Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Koç University 2018 - to date
Professor Department of Urology, American Hospital 2017 - to date
Professor Memorial Şişli Hospital 2011 - 2017
Head of Urology Clinic Urology Clinic, Ankara Atatürk Teaching and Research Hospital 2003 - 2011
Attending Physician School of Medicine, Mustafa Kemal University 2008 - 2011
Attending Physician Ankara Numune Hospital 2000 - 2003
Attending Physician School of Medicine, Inonu University 1992 - 2000