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Turkey

 

Istanbul Spine Center, Florence Nightingale Hospital, ISTANBUL

Florence Nightingale Hospital
Abide-i Hurriyet Caddesi,
No: 290
34330 SISLI, Istanbul
Turkey
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Tel:

+ 90 212 213 3636

Fax:

+ 90 212 234 8686

 

 

www.istanbulspinecenter.com


Program director
Azmi HAMZAOGLU, MD, Prof.

Azmi HAMZAOGLU, MD, Prof.
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Chief of Istanbul Spine Center


Description

Istanbul Spine Center is a specialized facility for the comprehensive management of spinal diseases and disorders of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, including spinal deformities, fractures, infections, tumors, and degenerative diseases.

It is located in the one of the biggest private hospital in Turkey named Florence Nigthingale Hospital, which today is a level 1 hospital with 300 beds situated in the European site of the city of Istanbul.

A total of 9 orthopedic and 2 neurosurgeons and additional 6 residents take care of patients, performing a total of more than 700 spine surgeries per year.


What can a fellow expect?

The Fellowship Program is designed to provide a comprehensive educational experience in spinal pathology, including deformities, fractures, tumors, infections, degenerative and metabolic disease. All areas of the spine are included - cervical, thoracic, lumbar, and lumbosacral - as well as both surgical and non-surgical methods of treatment. Especially, deformity cases are plenty in summer months (June-July-August).

Fellows who are interested in spine will find a wide spectrum of surgical expertise to learn from. They will participate morning meetings that are held with radiology department in every morning by discussing the preoperative cases. Fellows will be able to observe, but also to scrub.

There is no guest rooms inside the hospital, but, accomodation facilities will be able to be provided by the help of regional companies. Also, breakfast, lunch and dinners are available for free of charge in the hospital.


For more information:
Cagatay Ozturk, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon at Istanbul Spine Center
cgtyztrk@yahoo.com