Prof. Burak Koçak, M.D.
  • Promoted to associate professor in 2011 and became a full professor in 2018. 
  • Certified by The American Society of Transplant Surgeons for Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation.
  • Board Certified, Turkish Board of Urology.
  • Member, The American Society of Transplant Surgeons, British Transplantation Society, European Association of Urology, Society of Urological Surgery and Turkish Medical Association. 
  • Authored 50 national and international articles and 3 book chapters.
  • Organized national conferences and delivered various presentations particularly with regard to pediatric kidney transplantation.

Detailed CV
  • Primary fields of clinical interest:
    • Kidney transplantation,
    • Kidney transplantation in infants and children,
    • Robot-assisted kidney transplantation,
    • Robotic and laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (kidney donor surgery),
    • Pancreas transplantation.


Education Institution Year
Clinical Fellowship Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Transplant Surgery 2002 - 2004
Residency Türkiye Yüksek İhtisas Hospital, Urology 1997 - 2001
Medical Education Hacettepe University School of Medicine 1990 - 1996


Title Institution Year
Director/ Prof. Koç University Hospital Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Center 2018 - To date
Director/ Assoc. Prof. / Prof. Memorial Şişli Hospital Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Center 2007 - 2018
Director/ Assist. Prof. Ondokuz Mayıs University School of Medicine Kidney Transplant Center 2005 - 2007
Chief Resident Türkiye Yüksek İhtisas Hospital, Department of Urology 2001 - 2005