OUR PHYSICIANS

Prof. Yunus Yavuz, M.D.

General Surgery

Bariatric Surgery

Prof. Yunus Yavuz, M.D.
  • Professor Yavuz studied laparoscopic surgery in France in 1997.
  • He was awarded diploma of School of Medicine in Oslo University.
  • Holder of medical certificate valid in Norway and countries of European Union.
  • Member of American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, European Association for Endoscopic Surgery and Other Interventional Techniques, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Turkish Society of Obesity Surgery, Turkish Surgical Association, European Association for Translumenal Surgery, National Association of Laparoscopic an Endoscopic Surgery, Istanbul Surgical Association and Istanbul Medical Chamber.
  • Had education on single-incision laparoscopy in Rotterdam Erasmus University, the Netherlands.
  • Worked on obesity and metabolic surgery in New Jersey Bariatrics and Atlantic Health Group.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Medical License valid in Norway and European Union, Education and Obligatory Services (Trondheim and Støren) 2001 - 2003
Minimally Invasive Surgery and Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Fellow National Center for Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Trondheim, Norway 1997 - 2006
Medical Education School of Medicine, Oslo University, Norway 1997 - 2001
General Surgery Residency School of Medicine, Marmara University 1992 - 1997
Medical Education School of Medicine, Marmara University 1985 - 1992

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Professor Department of General Surgery, American Hospital 2013 - to date
Faculty Member Department of General Surgery, School of Medicine, Istanbul Bilim University 2011 - 2013
Faculty Member Department of General Surgery, School of Medicine, Marmara University 2007 - 2011
Attending Physician Academic Hospital, Foundation of School of Medicine, Marmara University 2006 - 2007
Consulting Physician and Manager of Research & Education Laboratory National Center for Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway 1997 - 2006