Assoc. Prof. Orhan Ağcaoğlu, M.D.

General Surgery

Assoc. Prof. Orhan Ağcaoğlu, M.D.
  • He was graduated from School of Medicine, Yeditepe University with “Honor degree”.
  • He finished his General Surgery Residency at İstanbul University Istanbul School of Medicine in 2014 and during his residency, in 2011, he worked at Cleveland Clinic, Department of General Surgery, Division of Endocrine Surgery and Robotics as a Research Fellow for one year.
  • He was also educated on in the field of “oncoplastic breast surgery” in the Helsinki University in 2016 and in the field of “minimally invasive and robotic endocrine surgery” in the at Gangnam Severance Hospital of the Yonsei University, the Anam Hospital of the Korea University and the Seoul National University Hospital in South Korea in 2018.
  • He is holder of the “Jean-Francois Henry Scholarship Award” for the Year 2019 that is granted by the European Society of Endocrine Surgeons for young endocrine surgeons and he has been “endocrine surgery fellow” at Gemelli Hospital, Roma Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy, the Halle University Hospital, Germany and the Churchill Cancer Center, Oxford University, the U.K.
  • He has been speaker and trainer in several conferences, webinars and courses.
  • He authored more than 100 papers that are published in international peer-review scientific journals and were cited by more than 1500 papers with an H-Index of 23.
  • He was board certified by European Society of Endocrine Surgeons (ESES) in 2017. He has been member of the Fellow Committee and Board Examiner at the Division of Endocrine Surgery in the European Board of Surgery since 2018.
  • Member of Turkish Surgical Association, The Society for Endocrine Surgery, Association of Dialogue in Endocrinology, National Breast Surgery Association, Turkish Association for Endoscopic – Laparoscopic Surgery, the European Society of Endocrine Surgeons and the Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons.
  • Principal areas of clinical interest:
    • Endocrine surgery (minimally invasive and robot-assisted thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery),
    • Breast surgery (oncoplastic and breast conserving techniques),
    • Hernia surgery (laparoscopic and robotic techniques).


Education Institution Year
Robotik Fıtık Cerrahisi Eğitimi AZ Sint-Jan, Belçika 2020
Minimal İnvaziv Fıtık Cerrahisi Eğitimi Oxford Hernia Center, İngiltere 2019
European Fellowship (Endokrin Cerrahisi) Oxford Üniversitesi, Churchill Kanser Merkezi, İngiltere 2019
European Fellowship (Endokrin Cerrahisi) Halle Martin Luther Üniversitesi, Almanya 2019
Doctorate (Cellular and Molecular Medicine) Koç University 2018 - To date
Fellow (Endocrine Surgery) Halle Martin Luther University 2019
Fellow (Endocrine Surgery) Gemelli Hospital, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore 2019
Observer (Endocrine Surgery) Gangnam Hospital, Yonsei University 2018
Observer (Minimally Invasive and Robotic Endocrine Surgery) Ege University 2016
Observer (Oncoplastic Breast Surgery) Helsinki University 2016
Fellow (Endocrine Surgery) Cleveland Clinic 2011 - 2012
General Surgery Residency Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University 2008 - 2014
Medical Education School of Medicine, Yeditepe University 2002 - 2008


Title Institution Year
Assoc. Prof. / Faculty Member Department of General Surgery, Koç University Hospital 2020 - To date
Attending Physician / Faculty Member Department of General Surgery, Koç University Hospital 2016 - To date
Attending Physician Iğdır State Hospital 2014 - 2016