M. Tahir Oruc
Prof, MD, General Surgery
Prof. Mehmet Tahir Oruç, M.D. received education at School of Medicine, Ankara University, from 1983 to 1989 and was awarded the title “Medical Doctor” in 1989. He was awarded the title “General Surgeon” at Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital in December 1994. After residency, he worked as fellow dealing with surgical oncology at Ankara Oncology Training and Research Hospital for 3 years. He was awarded the title “Associate Professor and Deputy Chief of Clinic” in 2005, “Chief of General Surgery” in 2009 and “Professor of General Surgery” at School of Medicine, Istinye University, in 2019. He was the Chief of General Surgery at Antalya Training and Research Hospital from 2012 to 2019. Prof. Mehmet Tahir Oruç, M.D. is still working at Antalya Medical Park Hospital and deals with Obesity-Metabolic Surgery, Cancer Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery (Laparoscopic Obesity and Metabolic Surgery, Reflux Surgery, Colon, Rectum Surgery etc.) and General Surgery. As obesity and metabolic surgery procedures, he successfully performs numerous sleeve gastrectomy surgeries, metabolic surgeries (minigastric bypass, transit bipartition, Roux-n-N-Y Gastric Bypass) and revision surgeries. Also, he carries out all surgeries and reconstructions regarding breast cancer, and surgeries regarding gastrointestinal cancers, like stomach, colon-rectum cancers, pancreas cancers, with great experience and success.
Prof. Mehmet Tahir Oruç, M.D. had overseas education and engaged in scientific activities for various reasons. He worked as fellow at the Department of Hepatobiliary and Liver Surgery, Presbyterian University Hospital and University of Pittsburgh, the U.S.A., for 6 months in 2002. Within that period, he worked as Project Coordinator for a research on breast cancer method in patients who underwent liver tranplantation, and this study was published in a reputable international journal. He received training on Gastric Band Application in Morbid Obesity in Austria in 2005. He had training on Laparoscopic Lower Gastrointestinal Surgery (closed colon and rectum surgeries) at Cushieri Skill Center, which is a globally known reputable Center, in Dundee/Scotland in 2010. He received Robotic Surgery Training at Acıbadem University in 2015. Moreover, he made presentations in many international scientific meetings.
Prof. Mehmet Tahir Oruç, M.D. also made contributions to Medical Literature many times; he has approximately 180 articles / presentations published in local journals and presented in congresses, and 110 papers published in international meetings. He was participant, lecturer and moderator in various local and international scientific meetings and courses. His scientific studies were cited more than 500 times in various local and international journals and boks and they were referred.
Prof. Oruç, who is married and father of 2 children, has various scientific memberships and board memberships (Turkish Surgical Association, Turkish Association for Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery, Turkish Society of Breast Diseases, Turkish Hernia Association, Turkish Geriatrics Society,
Antalya Society of Breast Diseases, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery). Also, he was reviewer in various scientific journals. Prof. Oruç is still working at Antalya Medical Park Hospital.