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Prof Dr Yuksel Yurttas

Prof. Dr. Yuksel Yurttas
Expert in Orthopedics and Limb Lengthening

Dr. Yuksel Yurttas is a highly skilled orthopedic surgeon who specializes in limb lengthening and deformity correction. His commitment to patient care and extensive expertise have greatly improved the lives of many patients worldwide.

Dr. Yurttas began his medical career in 1997 at the Gulhane Military Medical Academy (GATA), where he also completed his specialization in orthopedics and traumatology. Early in his career, he served in Türkiye's elite military hospitals, handling a variety of complex cases, including combat injuries.

After his military service, Dr. Yurttas transitioned to the private healthcare sector, where he focused on mastering advanced orthopedic techniques. He is known for his proficiency in both internal and external limb lengthening methods, achieving excellent results.

Since 2017, Dr. Yurttas has been leading the Orthopedics and Traumatology Department at Esencan International Hospital in Istanbul. He provides comprehensive care to international patients, supported by a skilled aftercare team.

In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Yurttas is a faculty member at Esenyurt University’s Faculty of Health Sciences, where he shares his extensive experience and knowledge with future health professionals.

Dr Yurttas Congress 2023 - Complications of deformity surgery

Dr. Yurttas presented on 'Complications of Deformity Surgery' at the 32nd National Turkish Orthopaedics and Traumatology Congress.

EXPERIENCE

 

- Trainee Doctor – GATA Trainee and Course Division, (1997-1998)

- 30 Yt. Infirmary Chief Medical Officer – 70. Mknz. P. Tug. 1. Tnk. tb. Command of Cizre/Sırnak, (1998-2000)

- Research Assistant, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Military Medical Faculty, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, (2000-2004)

- Cover. and Trav. Specialist, Girne Military Hospital, Cyprus, (2004-2006)

- Cover. and Trav. Specialist, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Military Medical Faculty, Cyprus, (2004-2006) 

- Assist. Assoc. Dr., Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Military Medical Faculty, (2007-2012)

- Assoc. Dr., Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Military Medical Faculty, (2012-2016)

- Assoc. Dr., Private Esencan Hospital, 2017

EDUCATION

- Faculty of Medicine Graduated from GATA MEDICAL FACULTY (1997)
- Place and Year of Specialization: GATA Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology (2004)

INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC COURSES

1) First and Emergency Aid, Emergency Medicine, Basic Life Support (Basic) Course. GATA First and Emergency Aid and Training Center 29 December -09 January 1998/Ankara

2) Basic Ilizarov Course 19-20 April 2001 Cukurova University Faculty of Medicine Adana

3) Advanced Ilizarov Course 13-14 April 2002 Cukurova University Faculty of Medicine Adana

4) Term Athlete Health Course. 11-15 November 2002. GATA Ankara

5) Infantile Hip Ultrasound Reading and Evaluation Course 27 December 2003

6) Microsurgery Course 19-23 April 2004 GATA Ankara

7) Pediatric orthopedics mobile advanced training course. 10-15 May 2004 Bursa-Eskisehir-Ankara.

8) 3rd Meeting of the ASAMI International. 27-29 May 2004. Istanbul

9) TOTBID-TOTEK Orthopedics and Traumatology Basic Sciences and Research Summer School. 21-24 August 2004. Konya

10) GATA First Orthopedics and Traumatology Days Minimally Invasive Total Knee and Hip Arthroplasty. 27 November 2006. Ankara

11) AAOS-TSOT Education Program. April 24-26 2008 Antalya.

12) Orthopedic Trauma and Functional Fracture Treatment Course with International Participation 8 November 2008. GATA Ankara

13) MedCalcTurkey user training series-1. Introduction to clinical research: Design Analysis Publication. 22-23 November 2008

14) Ethical Approach Course in Clinical Research. August 8, 2009

15) Minimally Invasive and Locked Plate Osteosynthesis Course. 9-10 October 2009

16) MedCalcTurkey user training series-1. Introduction to clinical research: Design Analysis Publication. 22-23 November 2008

17) XXIII Course on Musculoskeletal Pathology. 8-12 February Bologna Italy.

 

INTERNATIONAL CONGRESSES AND SYMPOSIUMS

1) Ilizarov Applications in Upper Extremity Problems. 9. Istanbul Hand Club Scientific Meetings. January 18, 2003.

2) National Turkish Orthopedics and Traumatology Congress. 18-23 October 2003 Istanbul

3) 11th International Biomedical Science and Technology Days. 6-10 September. Ankara

4) Orthopedics Meeting. 12-16 April 2006. Antalya

5) TOTBID-TOTEK Turkish Orthopedics and Traumatology Education Congress. 4-5 November 2006. Ankara

6) National Prosthesis-Orthotics Congress with International Participation. 17-20 October 2007. Ankara

7) National Turkish Orthopedics and Traumatology Congress. 23-28 October 2007 Ankara.

8) Current Approaches in the Treatment of Cerebral Palsy Symposium. 2008 Ankara.

9) Orthopedics Meeting. 23-27 April 2008

10) Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Congress. 16-19 May 2008. Izmir

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

- Turkish Association of Orthopedics and Traumatology
- TOTBID Kecioren (Pediatric Orthopedics) 
- TOTBID Arthroplasty Association

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