Prof. Emre Balık, M.D.

General Surgery

Head of Department

Prof. Emre Balık, M.D.
  • He studied minimally invasive surgery at the Colorectal Surgery department of the School of Medicine in the Columbia University from 2004 to 2005.
  • He was awarded the title “Associate Professor” in 2010.
  • He passed the European Coloproctology Board exam in 2013.
  • Member of the Turkish Surgical Association, the Turkish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Turkish Society of Surgical Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, International Fellow, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Society of Surgery of Alimentary Tract, European Society of Coloproctology and Crohn’s and Colitis Fundation.


Education Institution Year
General Surgery Residency Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1997 - 2002
Medical Education Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1991 - 1997


Title Institution Year
Professor General Surgery Department, American Hospital and School of Medicine of Koç University 2014 - To date
Resident Columbia University, College of Physicans and Surgeons, Colorectal Surgery Deparment, NY, USA 2004 - 2005
Attending Physician/Associate Professor Department of General Surgery, Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University 2002 - 2014