OUR PHYSICIANS

Prof. Tuncay Centel, M.D.

Orthopedics and Traumatology

  • Professor Centel is among founder members of Association of Pediatric Orthopedics and chaired the Association from 2003 to 2013.
  • Also founder member of Association of Reconstruction of Extremities and Development of Ilizarov Techniques (ASAMI Turk) and Association of Pediatric Orthopedics in 2013.
  • Member of European Pediatric Orthopedics Society.
  • Served as chairman, general secretary and trainer in Pediatric Orthopedics, Turkish Talipes Equinovarus (Ponseti Technique) and Turkish Pediatric Hip Ultrasound.
  • Principal fields of clinical interest:
    • Pediatric orthopedics,
    • Congenital anomalies of skeletal system,
    • Developmental dysplasia of hip,
    • Cerebral palsy and other neuromuscular diseases,
    • Clubfoot and other foot anomalies,
    • Benign tumors in bones and soft tissues,
    • Fractures and disabilities of childhood,
    • Hip problems in childhood,
    • Disabilities secondary to infection of bone and joint in childhood and lengthening.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Orthopedics and Traumatology Residency Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1981 - 1985
Medical Education School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1973 - 1979

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Professor Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, American Hospital 2017 - to date
Professor Memorial Şişli Hospital 2006 - 2017
Professor Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1997 - 2007
Assoc. Prof. Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1991- 1997
Chief Resident Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1987 - 1991