Job Title: Surgeon
Languages: English, Turkish
Dr Türker Karabuğa graduated from Süleyman Demirel Faculty of Medicine in 2000. In 2004, he started his speciality training at the 3rd General Surgery Clinic of Izmir Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, where he completed the thesis entitled, The Effect of a Simple and Economical Laparoscopic Training Box Model on the Learning Curve of Surgical Assistants.
After completing his compulsory government service in Konya Bozkır State Hospital from 2011 to 2012, Dr Karabuğa worked as an assistant professor in at Medical Park Hospital and İzmir University Faculty of Medicine in the General Surgery Department. Between June 2014 and April 2016, he practised at Izmir Private Karataş Hospital. In 2019, Dr Karabuğa left Kordon Obesity Center and started working at Ekol Hospital.
Below is a list of the awards Dr Karabuğa has won:
Tansuğ T, Karabuğa T, Bozdağ AD. Sling-needle designed for gallbladder traction during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Poster Second Place. 5th Surgical Research Congress. December 10-12, 2009. Ankara. (Second prize).
Kara C, Bozdag AD, Karabuga T, Koc O. Laparoscopic Stone Picking Clamp. Ege Surgery Days ’ileşim Innovation Technology and Inventor Surgeons, Patent Competition. October 7-8, 2011, Izmir. (Second prize).
Tansuğ T, Karabuğa T, Bozdağ AD. Sling-needle designed for gallbladder traction during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Invention competition. 6th Surgical Research Congress, 08-11 December 2011, Ankara. (First Prize).