OUR DOCTORS

Prof. Candan Gürses, M.D.

Neurology

Prof. Candan Gürses, M.D.
  • After her Neurology residency, she worked at Montreal Neurology Institute, Canada for 2.5 years to specialize in epilepsy surgery.
  • She was granted the title of associate professor in 2003 and professor in 2010 at Neurology Department, Istanbul School of Medicine.
  • She gained the title of Clinical Neurophysiologist in 2011.
  • She was visiting lecturer at Cleveland Hospitals clinic in 2011.
  • She worked at Board of Turkish Chapter of International League Against Epilepsy for 8 years.
  • She was elected as Chair of Turkish Chapter of International League Against Epilepsy in 2014-2016.
  • She held International Epilepsy Congress in Istanbul in 2015 and played role in the organization.
  • She was Head of Epilepsy Practice and Research Center (EPIMER) affiliated to Istanbul University from 2016 tp 2018.
  • She has been working as Member of Intellectual Disabilities Task Force in International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) since 2017.
  • She authored 124 articles published in SCI-index journals and her H-index is 22.
 
  • Principal areas of clinical interest:
    • Epilepsy,
    • Sleep Disorders,
    • Electroencephalography (EEG),
    • Polysomnography,
    • Video EEG monitoring,
    • Invasive EEG monitoring,
    • Cortical stimulation.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Post-residency Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1997 - 2018
Epilepsy Surgery Fellowship Montreal Neurological Institute, Canada 1995 - 1997
Neurology Residency School of Medicine, Marmara University 1990 - 1995
Medical Education School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1981 - 1987

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Professor Koç University Hospital 2018 - To date
Academician / Professor Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1997 - 2018
Conscription Yahyalı State Hospital, Kayseri 1988 - 1990