OUR PHYSICIANS

Prof. Nahit Çakar, M.D.

General Intensive Care

Head of Department

  • Professor Çakar was Clinical Associate at the Reanimation Unit of Milano University, Italy, Intensive Care Unit of Free University of Brussels, Erasme Hospital, Belgium and Pediatric Surgery Intensive Care Unit of Sophia Kinder Ziekenhuis Hospital, the Netherlands.
  •  Conducted experimental studies on the use of assistive techniques (prone, recruitment) in addition to the artificial respiration in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
  •  Member of Turkish Society of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Turkish Society of Intensive Care and European Society of Intensive Care Medicine.
  •  Editor of Journal of Anesthesiology and Reanimation and Turkish Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, and also works as a critic in many scientific publications.
  • Received TARK 2007 Clinical Research Award (oral presentation)
  • Principal fields of clinical interest: ​
    • Artificial respiration,
    • ARDS,
    • Sepsis,
    • Hemofiltration,
    • Nutrition in the critically ill patient,
    • Infections in the Intensive Care Unit. 

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Intensive Care Fellowship Certificate Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, School of Medicine, Istanbul University 2012
Anesthesiology and Reanimation Residency Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1987 - 1992
Medical Education Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1981 - 1987

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Professor American Hospital 2018 - to date
Professor Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Acıbadem School of Medicine, Acıbadem University 2015 - 2018
Professor Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, School of Medicine, Istanbul University 2002 - 2015
Research Fellow Pulmonary and Critical Care, Regions Hospital, Minnesota University 1998 - 1999
Assoc. Prof. Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1997 - 2002
Attending Physician Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1992 - 1997