Specialty Areas

Social Psychiatry
Cultural Psychiatry
Spiritual Trauma
Somatization (Somatization)
Social Anthropology

Board Certifications

1999 Graduated from the medical school in the 1st rank. Degree: 81/100 (First performance within the graduates of that year)

2005 Attended to the 4th Maudsley Forum and supported by a full scholarship from the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London

2006 – 2007 Division of Social & Transcultural Psychiatry, McGill University supported by a research grant from The Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)

2012 – 2013 Trauma Studies Certificate Program collaboration with International Trauma Studies (New York) and supported by a full scholarship from the Istanbul Bilgi University

2014 Turkish-German Association for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosocial Health (TAP-DER) IX Turkish-German Psychiatry Congress on 7-8 November 2014 in Berlin, Germany (supported by a full scholarship from the same institution)


Education

1993 – 1999 Medical School Faculty of Medicine, Gaziantep University Gaziantep/TURKEY Graduated in the 1st rank. Degree: 81/100 (First performance within the graduates of that year)

2001 – 2006 Residency Department of Psychiatry, Cerrahpasa Medical School, Istanbul University Istanbul/TURKEY

2004 The 4th Maudsley Forum. A course for European Psychiatrists 6th-10th September 2004. Institute of Psychiatry, University of London London / UK (full scholarship from the same institution)


2004 − 2006 Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Training Program. Lecturer: Yavuz Erten

2008 McGill University Summer Program in Social and Cultural Psychiatry Montreal / CANADA Cultural Psychiatry (May 6-29, 2008) Psychiatric Epidemiology (May 5-30, 2008) Community-Based Participatory Research (June 2, 2008)

2012 – 2013 Trauma Studies Certificate Program collaboration with International Trauma Studies (New York) Istanbul Bilgi University Istanbul/TURKEY (full scholarship from the same institution)

2014 – Doctor in Philosophy (PhD) Social Anthropology Division of Social Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Institute of Social Sciences, Istanbul University Istanbul/TURKEY Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Yüksel Kırımlı

 

Experience

2006 – 2007 Visiting Scholar McGill University, Division of Social & Transcultural Psychiatry Montreal/CANADA
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Laurence J. Kirmayer (supported by a research grant from The Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK))
2013 – 2016 Attending adult psychiatrist and clinical supervisor Department of Psychiatry, Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital Istanbul/TURKEY

2016 – Associate Professor and Director of the Residency Program Department of Psychiatry, Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital, University of Health Sciences Istanbul/TURKEY
2007 – 2009 Adult Psychiatrist Mus State Hospital, Department of Psychiatry Mus/TURKEY (compulsory health service)
2009 – 2011 Adult Psychiatrist Bolu İzzet Baysal Mental Health Hospital Bolu/TURKEY

2011 - 2013 Adult Psychiatrist Tokat State Hospital, Department of Psychiatry Tokat/TURKEY
1999 – 2000 Family Practitioner Yuksel Ciner Public Health Center Gaziantep/TURKEY

2000 – 2001 Emergency Physician Emek Public Health Center Gaziantep/TURKEY

2013 – 2014 Consultant Psychiatrist TOHAV (Foundation for Society and Legal Studies) (An NGO offering
psychosocial support to refugees and asylum seekers) Psychosocial support program to refugees and asylum seekers (working as a volunteer).

 


Memberships

Turkish Medical Association
The Psychiatric Association of Turkey
Turkish Geriatric Psychiatry Association
Turkish Sleep Research Society
The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation
Turkish Social Psychiatry Association


LOCATION

Yeditepe University Hospital / Yeditepe University Speciality Hospital

TYPE OF DOCTOR

Adult

LANGUAGES

Turkish, English

SURGEON

No

EXPERIENCE

Over 25 Years

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