Önder Çerezci, M.D.
  • Dr. Çerezci played an active role in the establishment of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at American Hospital in 1996.
  • Contributed to the book titled "Rehabilitation Protocols for Shoulder, Elbow, Knee and Ankle".
  •  Authored and edited Turkey’s first "Hand Rehabilitation Book" in collaboration with various centers and physicians working on Hand Rehabilitation in Turkey along with Hand Surgery and Microsurgery Unit of American Hospital. 
  • Instructed Botox practice for the treatment of spasticity in 1996.
  • Principal fields of clinical interest:
    • Orthopedic rehabilitation,
    • Ergonomics,
    • Spine rehabilitation,
    • Muscle pain syndromes (fibromyalgia syndrome, myofascial pain syndrome),
    • Treatment and rehabilitation of osteoarthritis,
    • Neurological rehabilitation,
    • Cancer rehabilitation,
    • Lymphedema,
    • Geriatric rehabilitation.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Investigator Rehabilitation of Traumatic Brain Injury, St Barth’s Rehabilitation Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.A. 1995 - 1996
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Şişli Etfal Hospital, MoH 1991 - 1995
Medical Education School of Medicine, Ankara University 1983 - 1989

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Attending Physician, Lecturer Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation College, Üsküdar University         2014 - to date
Attending Physician Chief of Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Hospital 2007 - to date
Attending Physician Deputy Chief of Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Hospital 1996 - 2007