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Prof Dr Yuksel Yurttas

Prof. Dr. Yuksel Yurttas
An Experienced Orthopedic Surgeon & Limb Lengthening Specialist

Prof. Dr. Yuksel Yurttas is a renowned orthopedic surgeon who has dedicated his career to the specialized field of limb lengthening and deformity correction. With over two decades of experience, he has honed his skills to become one of the leading surgeons in this field.

Dr. Yurttas began his medical education at Gulhane Military Medical Academy (GATA) in 1997, where he also specialized in orthopedics and traumatology. He has an extensive background in military medicine, having served in elite military hospitals and performing hundreds of successful surgeries, including serious combat injuries.

After retiring from his military doctor career, he continued his practice in private hospitals and has become a leading surgeon in limb lengthening and deformity correction. He is highly skilled in various limb lengthening methods including Precice Stryde, Precice 2, LON, Holyfix, and Ilizarov, and has maintained high success rates in his surgeries.

Since 2017, Dr. Yurttas has been accepting patients from all over the world at Esencan International Hospital in Istanbul, where he works as an Orthopedics and Traumatology Specialist. He is fluent in English and able to provide care to international patients.

Dr. Yurttas is also dedicated to teaching and training new surgeons in limb lengthening procedures, making him a valuable asset to the medical community. With his vast experience, dedication to patients, and commitment to education, Dr. Yurttas provides the highest level of care and expertise in limb lengthening and deformity correction.

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

BOOK FREE CONSULTATION

Unlock the full potential of your limb lengthening journey with personalized consultation from the renowned Prof. Dr. Yuksel Yurttas. Our dedicated medical team will expertly guide you from start to finish, ensuring a smooth and successful experience. Schedule your consultation now and discover the possibilities.

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