OUR PHYSICIANS

Prof. Selahattin Özmen, M.D.

Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

Prof. Selahattin Özmen, M.D.
  • Professor Özmen received 6 international awards for studies conducted with TUBITAK scholarship.
  • Won  EURAPS (European Association of Plastic Surgeons) Young Scholarship Award and studied craniofacial surgery in Sahlgrenska Academy, Sweden in 2004.
  • Received Best Experimental Study Award by Plastic Surgery Education Foundation (PSEF) – a very prestigious award in the U.S.A. and which is awarded only to only few people  in Turkey.
  • Gained the first rank for the Certified Wound Expert ICW Certificate in Germany in 2007.
  • Has 20 awards, including 8 international ones.
  • Member of Tissue Transplantation Scientific Committee of Ministry of Health since 2010.
  • Member of Turkish Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Association of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery, Turkish Society for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, International Society of Plastic Surgery, European Rhinoplasty Society, Turkish Association of Hair Transplant and American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
  • Authored more than 80 articles published in international peer-review journals.
  • Authored more than 50 articles  published in national peer-review journals.
  • His studies were cited more than 1,600 times.
  • Detailed CV
 
  • Principal fields of clinical interest:
  • Cosmetic Surgery
    • Nasal aesthetic and functional surgery (rhinoplasty, hypertrophic nasal turbinate, surgery for deviated septum etc.),
    • Aesthetic surgeries for eyelid, ear, lip, forehead, face and neck, and bichectomy, 
    • Breast aesthetics (augmentation, reduction, mastopexy, gynecomastia, nipple aesthetics etc.),
    • Truncal aesthetics (tummy tuck, liposuction, post-bariatric 360-degree abdominal aesthetics etc.),
    • Arm lift, thigh lift (trouser lift), liposuction for arms and legs
    • Genital aesthetic surgery ( labiaplasty, repair of hymen, vaginal tightening, penile surgery),
    • Fat injections (face and leg recontouring, buttock augmentation).
 
  • Non-surgical Aesthetic Procedures
    • Botox (wrinkles, heavy perspiration, masseter muscle, smiling botox, mesobotox),
    • Filler (lip, nose, jaw, eyelid, face, hand, genital region etc.),
    • Mesotherapy (skin rejuvenation, bleaching for eyelid, light cure),
    • Dermaroller, laser and plasma,
    • Stem Cell, PRP.
 
  • Reconstructive Surgery
    • Skin lesions (cysts, nevi, warts, lipomas, any and all lesions),
    • Skin cancers (melanoma,  basal-cell cancer,  squamous cell carcinomas etc.),
    • Breast cancer (breast reconstruction, implant, microsurgery, latissimus dorsi, Diep Poland Syndrome)
    • Cancers and tumors of facial bones and jaw, tumors of scalp,
    • Congenital anomalies (cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis (anomalies of skull), absence of ear, prominent ear, giant nevi etc., hand anomalies (polydactyly, syndactyly etc.), hemangiomas, vascular malformations, droopy eyelid, velopharyngeal insufficiency,
    • Facial traumas (soft tissue, fractured facial bones, fractured jaw bones, fractures of forehead and base of orbital bones),
    • Treatment of facial paralysis,
    • Hand and tendon ruptures, Dupuytren’s disease, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome,
    • Wound care, correction of wound scars, keloid, wound beds, wounds in feet and legs,
    • Reconstruction of vagina, hypospadias, penile anomalies,
    • Treatment of burn, burn scars and contractures,
    • Microsurgical reconstruction of any and all tissues (face, jaw, breast, vagina, esophagus, hand, arm, leg, foot etc.).

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Residency Education Hand and Microsurgery Specialist, School of Medicine, Gazi University 2013
Residency Education Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Medicine, Gazi University 2013
Residency Education Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, School of Medicine, Gazi University 2002
Medical Education School of Medicine, Hacettepe University (3rd best student) 1995

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Head Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, School of Medicine, Koç University 2018 - to date
Professor Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, School of Medicine, Koç University 2014 - to date
Professor Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Clinic, American Hospital 2013 - to date
Professor Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, School of Medicine, Gazi University 2011
Associate Professor Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, School of Medicine, Gazi University 2007 - 2013
Attending Physician Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, School of Medicine, Gazi University 2004 - 2007
Research Fellow Sahlgrenska University Department of Plastic Surgery, Gothenburg, Sweden 2004
Plastic Surgeon Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, School of Medicine, Gazi University
 
2003 - 2004
Research Fellow The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Department of Plastic Surgery, Cleveland, OH, USA
 
2002 - 2003
Plastic Surgeon Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinic, Bayındır Hospital, Ankara 2002
Resident Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, School of Medicine, Gazi University
 
1995 - 2002