OUR DOCTORS

Prof. A. Coşkun Yorulmaz, M.D.

Forensic Medicine

Prof. A. Coşkun Yorulmaz, M.D.
  • He worked on forensic autopsies and cross-examination practices under a protocol between Ministry of Health of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and Istanbul University from 1998 to 2010.
  • He was granted the title of “Associate Professor” in 2005 and “Professor” in 2010.
  • He was Secretary of Honorary Board of Istanbul Medical Chamber from 2006 to 2010.
  • He became Head of Health Committee for the Disabled at School of Medicine, Koç University in 2020.
  • He is still Member of Editorial Board of Bulletin of Legal Medicine, Member of Consultative Committee of Turkish Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, Member of Consultative Committee of Journal of Penal Law & Criminology.
 
  • Principal areas of clinical interest:
    • Medical malpractice claims,
    • Patient complaint management and medico-legal consultation,
    • Scientific observation/expert witnessing practices,
    • Postgraduate medico-legal trainings,
    • Evaluation of injuries with forensic medicine approach,
    • Medico-legal evaluation in cases of fall,
    • Gunshot injuries,
    • Sexual abuse / Child abuse / Elder abuse,
    • Disability grading,
    • Legal competence - Competency to stand trial reports,
    • Guardianship and establishing personal relationship evaluations,
    • Forensic traumatologyIssuing judicial report,
    • Issuing judicial report.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Doctorate, Forensic Medicine Cerrahpaşa Institute of Forensic Sciences, Istanbul University 1996 - 2005
Forensic Medicine Residency Forensic Medicine Department, Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1993 - 1996
Medical Education School of Medicine, Selçuk University 1983 - 1989

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Professor Forensic Medicine Department, School of Medicine, Koç University 2019 - To date
Professor Faculty of Law, Istanbul University 2010 - To date
Professor Institute of Social Sciences, Istanbul University 2011 - 2019
Professor School of Dentistry, Marmara University 2011 - 2014
Professor Forensic Medicine Department, Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, Istanbul University 2010 - 2019
Professor Health Management Post-Graduate Program, Institute of Health Sciences, Istanbul University  2010 - 2019
Professor Institute of Forensic Sciences, Istanbul University 2010 - 2019
Associate Professor Forensic Medicine Department, Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, Istanbul University 2005 - 2010
Medico-legal Consultant, Attending Physician Conducting forensic autopsies and cross-examination practices under a protocol between Ministry of Health of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and Istanbul University 2000 - 2011
Attending Physician The Council of Forensic Medicine (2nd Duty) 2001 - 2003
Attending Physician (Reserve Officer) Forensic Medicine Department, GATA, Ankara 1998 - 2000
Attending Physician Forensic Medicine Department, Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1996 - 2005
Medical Practitioner Biga Central Health Clinic, Çanakkale 1989 - 1992