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Scientific Advisory Board Member

After graduating from Kabataş High School, he graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine in 1988. He completed his specialization training in Radiology Department of Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine. He was an associate professor in 1996 and a professor in 2003.

In 1992-1993, he was a senior in vascular/interventional radiology at the University of Pittsburgh's Western Pennsylvania Hospital in the United States. The developments created in the field of endovascular treatment of Cerebral Vascular diseases and new treatment methods have also been accepted by physicians all over the world. Especially in the last five years, more than 250 doctors working in major medical centers from the United States, Canada, all major European countries and Israel and middle eastern countries, India, Japan, South Africa, Latin American countries, Australia and China have been trained on site by Dr. Cekirge personally. Also facilitate new treatment techniques by watching the his operations carried out in workshops.

Among the clinics to which the doctors are trained are the world's most important centers such as Cleveland Clinic, University of California Los Angeles, University of Cornell, University of Oxford. At the same time, he was invited to major university medical centers in the above mentioned countries, especially in the United States, where he performed endovascular  operations for Cerebral Vascular Diseases of more than 200 selected high grade patients.

In 2001, he received the Hacettepe University Science Incentive Award. In 2000, he received the Tubitak Scientist Incentive Award.

Present Status

Professor of Neuroradiology in the Radiology Department of Koru Hospitals, Ankara-Turkey

Medical School

Hacettepe University, School of Medicine (1981-1988)

Clinical Experience

Assistant Professor of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology:
Radiology Department of Hacettepe University Hospital (1996)

Associate Professor and Professor of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology:
Radiology Department of Hacettepe University Hospital (1996 and 2002 )
Interventional Neuroradiology of TDV, Bayindir and Koru Hospitals


  • World Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology

  • European Society of Neuroradiology (ESNR)

  • Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe

  • Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology (Corresponding Fellow)

  • European College of Radiology

Subject of interest

Neuroradiology/Interventional Neuroradiology, Hacettepe University Hospitals, Ankara. Major Fields of Interest during the last 15 years: dedicated himself with his partner Dr Saatci developing and improving endovascular treatment techniques for the treatment of cerebral aneurysms and AVMs, while focusing on training of interventional neuroradiologists worldwide about advanced endovascular treatment techniques either in his institution with international workshops/live case demonstration meetings or proctoring/performing cases outside of his institution.

Dr Cekirge has 100 publications and more than 1800 citations in English literature related those publications.

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