OUR DOCTORS

Prof. Münci Kalayoglu, M.D.

Organ Transplant Center

Prof. Münci Kalayoglu, M.D.
  • He was awarded the title of associate professor in 1972 and professor in 1977 at School of Medicine, Hacettepe University.
  • Listed on "Most Innovative 20 Pediatric Surgeons Alive Today"
  • Has rendered liver transplant on a routine and acceptable treatment in medical literature for adults and children with liver failure.
  • Started Liver Transplant Program at Wisconsin University in 1983 and supervised the program for 25 years.
  • Has carried out more than 1.500 transplant surgeries, including the first liver transplant in Wisconsin, the first divided (from adult to child) liver transplant, the first cluster & quot (of all abdominal organs) transplant, the  first liver transplant from living adult donor to living adult recipient, the first pediatric liver transplant and liver transplant to the youngest pediatric patient in the state.
  • Has pioneered using Belzer UW organ preservation fluid in clinical liver transplants.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Pediatric Surgery Fellow Children's Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1970 - 1971
Pediatric Surgery and Urology Residency Children's Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1969 - 1970
Pediatric Surgery Residency Children's Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1968 - 1969
Surgical Intern Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York 1967 - 1968
General Surgery Residency School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1966 - 1967
Medical Education Hacettepe University 1963 - 1966

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Professor / Head of Organ Transplant Center Koç University Hospital 2018 - to date
Professor / Head of General Surgery Department Pediatric Surgery and Organ Transplant Department, Memorial Hospital 2006
Professor Surgery and Pediatrics Departments, School of Medicine, Wisconsin University 1988 - 2006
Assoc. Prof. Surgery and Pediatrics Departments, School of Medicine, Wisconsin University 1986 - 1988
Assoc. Prof. Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Wisconsin University 1984 - 1986
Director Liver Transplant Program, Wisconsin University Hospital and Medical Center 1984 - 2005
Assoc. Prof. / Visiting Faculty Member School of Medicine, Wisconsin University 1983 - 1984
Professor / Visiting Faculty Member Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh University 1981 - 1983
Professor Pediatric Surgery, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University
 
1977 - 1981
Assoc. Prof. Pediatric Surgery, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University
 
1972 - 1977
Assist. Prof. Pediatric Surgery, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1971 - 1972