Prof. Cem Uzun, M.D.
  • Founder and its first President of the Mirko Tos Ear and Hearing Research Center, which is the first research and application center in its field in Turkey (2018-2022)
  • General Secretary of the Balkan Association of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (2014-to date)
  • International Cochlear Implant Society (ICIS) Council Member (2022-to date)
  • Otology-Neurotology Society (ONO-DER) Council Member (2022-to date)
  • President of the Turkish Society of ORL-HNS 2022 National Congress
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Turkish Society of ORL-HNS (2020-to date)
  • Trakya Society of ORL-HNS Founder and the past President (2007-2009 & 2020-2022)
  • Ministry of Health Newborn Hearing Screening Program Trakya Region Education Committee Chair (2008-2022)
  • Head of Trakya University Cochlear Implant Council (2011-2022)
  • European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) ORL Section Delegate (2012-2020).
  • Europe Association of Science Editors (EASE) Vice-President (2021-to date)
  • Chairman of the EASE Regional Chapters Committee (2021-to date)
  • Turkish Scientific and Technological Research Institution (TÜBİTAK) ULAKBİM TR-Index scientific committee member (2018-to date).
  • Various editorship tasks at the Balkan Medical Journal between 2004-2018. The journal has been accepted to the Medline and its IF increased above 1 and raise to the 3rd quartile.
  • Editor in Chief of the Balkan ORL-HNS - the official journal of Balkan Association of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (2022-to date)
  • Organizer of many national and international workshops, symposiums and conferences on Ear Nose Throat, Otology, Audiology, Scientific Writing, Editorship, Journal management and Publication ethics.
  • Author or editor of more than 100 publications mainly published in international scientific journals in the field of Ear Nose Throat.
  • Over 250 presentations at mainly international scientific meetings as an invited speaker or instructor.
  • He received the Trakya University “Outstanding Young Faculty Member of Award”, “Certification of Thanks” (almost every year) and also the university’s most prestigious award: "Science Award".
  • Turkish Underwater Research Association’s “Researcher of the Year Award".
  • Awarded by the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Foundation as a “Goodwill Ambassador” from Turkey and the Balkans.
  • Danish Government scholarship to work at Copenhagen University (2000) and
  • Fulbright Scholarship to do postdoc research at the University of Miami, Miami Ear Institute (2008-2009).
  • Best poster awards at several national and international congresses.
  • Owner of two patents in the field of oto-neurology: “Dual Channel Otoacoustic Emission Device” and “A novel method of frequency coding of an electrode to promote spatial selectivity and speech discrimination in cochlear implants”.
 
 
  • Principal areas of clinical interest:
    • Surgery of chronic otitis media and its sequels in children and adults,
    • Treatment of otitis media with effusion,
    • Cholesteatoma surgery,
    • Otosclerosis surgery,
    • Treatment of Eustachian tube function disorders,
    • Surgery for external and middle ear atresia,
    • Cochlear implantation,
    • Treatment of hearing loss,
    • Treatment of tinnitus and vertigo,
    • Treatment of peripheral fascial paralysis,
    • Adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy,
    • Parotid gland surgery,
    • Treatment of neck masses in children and adults,
    • Septoplasty and endoscopic sinus surgery,
    • Surgical treatment of laryngeal nodules and polyps,
    • Early-stage laryngeal cancer treatment.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
ORL- HNS Residency Trakya University Faculty of Medicine 1991 - 1995
Medical Education Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine 1984 - 1991

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Professor Trakya University Faculty of Medicine ENT Department 2006 - 2022
Vice-Rector Trakya University 2016 - 2019
General Secretary Trakya University 2016 - 2018
Postdoc Researcher University of Miami Miami Ear Institute 2008 - 2009
Visiting Faculty Copenhagen University Gentofte Hospital 2001
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Trakya University Faculty of Medicine ENT Department 2000 - 2006
Assist. Prof. Dr. Trakya University Faculty of Medicine ENT Department 1997 - 2000
Attending Physician Trakya University Faculty of Medicine ENT Department 1995 - 1997