OUR DOCTORS

Prof. A. Erdem Canda, M.D.

Urology

Prof. A. Erdem Canda, M.D.
  • Member of the Board of the European Robotic Urology Society and the Scientific Study Group of the European Robotic Urology Society.
  • Robotic Surgery trainer of the European Robotic Urology Society
  • Robotic surgery trainer of the ORSI Academy Advanced Robotic Training Center (Belgium)
  • He has been robotic surgery trainer in numerous international (European Urology Congress and the ERUS Congresses) and national courses.
  • He has performed more than 600 robotic urological surgery and participated in more than 1000 robotic urological surgery as of June 2020.
  • He was granted numerous awards especially in congresses held by the European Robotic Urology Society (ERUS).
  • He authored numerous papers, book chapters and studies on the robotic urology. He took role in international multi-center trials (ERUS and IRCC).
  • He educated the first urologist of Turkey within scope of the ERUS curriculum robotic prostate cancer surgery education program.
  • He was invited lecturer, panelist or moderator in numerous congresses, symposiums and courses, especially including the international ones, in the field of robotic urology.
  • He has largely focused on the robotic urology since February 2009.
  • He is editor, chapter editor, member of scientific committee and reviewer in many international and local scientific journals.
  • Prof. Canda is a member of European Association of Urology Robotic Urology Section (ERUS), American Urological Association (AUA), European Association of Urology (EAU), Societe Internationale d’Urologie (SIU), Endourological Society, Turkish Urological Association, National Endourological Association, Eur-Asian Urooncology Association, Urooncology Association.
 
  • Principal areas of clinical interest:
    • Robot-assisted Prostate Cancer Surgery,
    • Robot-assisted Renal Cancer Surgery,
    • Robot-assisted Bladder Cancer Surgery,
    • Urologic cancers,
    • Prostatic diseases.

Robotic Urology Awards
  • 2021 ‘’Reviewer of the month’’ European Urology.
  • 2019 European Association of Urology Robotic Urology Section (ERUS) Congress, 3rd Presentation Award, ERUS Session, 11-13 September 2019, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 2017 European Association of Urology Robotic Urology Section (ERUS) Congress, 1st Presentation Award, Junior-ERUS Session, 26-27 September 2017, Brugge, Belgium.
  • 2017 European Association of Urology European Urology Forum, 5th Presentation Award, 4-7 September 2017, Davos, Switzerland.
  • 2015 European Association of Urology South East European Meeting (SEEM) 2nd Presentation Award, 6-8 November 2015, Antalya, Turkey.
  • 2014 European Association of Urology Robotic Urology Section (ERUS) Congress, 1st Presentation Award, Junior-ERUS Session, 17-19 September 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • 2013 European Association of Urology South East European Meeting (SEEM), 3rd Presentation Award, Country Competition Award, 1-3 November 2013, Greece.
  • 2010 Presentation Award South East European Meeting (SEEM) Karl Storz 1st Presentation Award, 1-2 October 2010, İstanbul, Turkey.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Laparoscopy Education Urology Department, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, the University of Heidelberg, Germany 2008
Reconstructive Urology education Urology Department, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, the University of Sheffield, the U.K. 2004 - 2005
Uro-oncology Fellowship Urology Department, the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium 1999 - 2000
Urology Residency Urology Department, Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir 1998 - 2003
Medical Education School of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara 1991 - 1997

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Professor Department of Urology, Koç University Hospital, Istanbul 2018 - To date
Assoc. Prof. / Professor Urology Department, Ankara Atatürk Teaching and Research Hospital, School of Medicine, Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Ankara 2013 - 2018
Attending Physician / Assoc. Prof. Urology Clinic, Ankara Atatürk Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara 2008 - 2013