OUR DOCTORS

Yavuz Gürkan, M.D.


Anesthesiology and Algology Clinic

Head of Department

Yavuz Gürkan, M.D.
  • He was visiting faculty member at Anesthesiology and Reanimation Unit of School of Medicine, University of Copenhagen in 2003-2004.
  • He was visiting faculty member at Anesthesiology and Reanimation Unit of School of Medicine, University of Copenhagen in 2007.
  • He was visiting faculty member at Anesthesiology and Reanimation Unit of School of Medicine, New York University in 2008.
  • He was President of Association of Regional Anesthesia from 2015 to 2018.
  • He has been Vice President of Association of Regional Anesthesia since 2018.
  • He is still member of Board of European Society of Regional Anesthesia.
 
  • Principal areas of clinical interest:
    • Management of acute pain,
    • Regional anesthesia,
    • Management of the difficult airway.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Anesthesiology and Reanimation Residency Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Kocaeli University 1995 - 2000
Anatomy Department of Anatomy, Marmara University 1994 - 1996
Medical Education School of Medicine, Marmara University 1985 - 1992

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Professor Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Koç University 2019 - To date
Professor Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Kocaeli University 2012 - 2019
Associate Professor Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Kocaeli University 2005 - 2012
Assistant Professor Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Kocaeli University 2001 - 2005