The Curriculum Vitea of Dr. Ayan GÜLGÖNEN

Born: Istanbul, 1937

Medical School:

Medical Faculty, Ankara Univ ersity, 1961

Medical Training:

Department of General Surgery, Giessen-Evangelisches Krank enhaus, West Germany , 1961-65

Department of Traumatology, Unfall-Kr ankenhaus , Vienna , 1966 67, "Oberarzt", Department of Surgery, Zofingen-Bezirksspital, Switzerland , 1968

Visiting fellow, Hand  Surgery Departm ent, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center Orthopaedic Hospital, New York , 1971

"Associate Professorship"degree in General Surgery, 1973

Microsurgery training, Hospital Jeanne D'Arc, Nancy, France, 1978

Major Appointments:

Hacettepe Medical Univer sity, General Surgery Clinic

Faculty Member and Head of Emergency Departm ent, 1969-70

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Medical Faculty of Istanbul, 1976-79.

Hand and Microsurgeon , French Pasteur Hospital,  1978.

Established the first Reconstructive Microsurgica l Clinic in Turkey together with his team.

Medical Faculty of Marmara University

Participated in foundation, 1980

Professor  (thesis: "Finger Replantations") , 1980

Militar y Service:

Department of Plastic and Reconstructiv e Surgery; Gulhane Military Academy, 1974-75

Memberships of Organisations include:

Turkish Orthopaedic and Traumatology Society

Turkish Society of Physiological Sciences

Inerplast Turkey

Turkish Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Turkish Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery

Austrian Emergency Surgery

GEM (Groupe Etude de la Main)

DAM (Deutschsprachige Arbeeitsgemeinschaft für Mikrochirurgieder Peripheren Nerven und Gefasse)

DAH ( Deutschsprachige Arbeeitsg emeinschaft für Handchirurgie)

American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Jordanian Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

International Board of Physicians for Peace

Emergency Hand Care and Microsurgeal Society (ACELEMDER)

Lectures and Publications include:

Multiple Honorary  Lectureships I Visiting Professorships and invited guest


Faculty member of multiple nationa l and international meetings

Multiple journal articles and publications

Eczacibasi Science Award , 1979 Medical Science Award , 1994

IFSSH Pioneer of Hand Surgery, 2013