Forensic Medicine experts evaluate matters of “forensic” nature by carrying out medical procedures, and respond to questions directed by judicial authorities. In other words, they act as “medical experts” for judicial authorities in matters that lie within the scope of this branch of science. 

Our specialists at Koç University Department of Forensic Medicine operate within a multidisciplinary framework. Forensic cases are evaluated and reported at multidisciplinary meetings held in our faculty, where faculty members experienced in forensic medicine and sciences are present. Furthermore, medicolegal advisory service is provided for forensic processes that involve our hospital. Within this scope, Koç University Hospital’s Department of Forensic Medicine stands out with high scientific standards and good medical practice.

The “Scientific Opinion” service offered by our department of Forensic Medicine not only has a status equivalent to an “Expert Report”, but also signify an outstanding advisory service.  Our experts make a difference by serving as advisors in all medical matters involved in forensic matters.

Service Subcategories of the Forensic Medicine Department

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Adolescent and Pediatric Psychiatry consultations


  • Claims regarding medical malpractice
  • Forensic medical assessment of injuries
  • Falling from heights
  • Sexual abuse/assault
  • Child abuse
  • Elderly abuse
  • Disablement
  • Legal capacity - penal capacity
  • Establishing personal relationship - custody
  • Forensic traumatology
  • Poisoning incidents
  • Drawing up forensic reports
  • Review of forensic documents