Brain and Nerve Surgery Specialist

Dr.
İlker Yassa

Dr. İlker Yassa
Brain and Nerve Surgery Specialist

  • He was born in Istanbul in 1977.
  • He completed his primary education at Private Kültür College Primary School.
  • He completed his secondary and high school education in German and English at Istanbul Boys' High School between 1988 and 1996.
  • He completed his medical education at Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine between 1996 and 2002 and received the title of Doctor of Medicine.
  • In 2002, he worked as an Observer-Research Doctor at the University of Basel, Switzerland, and the University of Essen, Germany.
  • In 2005, he worked as an Assistant Doctor at Haydarpaşa Numune Training and Research Hospital, Brain and Nerve Surgery Clinic.
  • He completed his military service as a Military Medical Doctor in 2005-2006.
  • Between 2006 and 2012, he worked as an Assistant Doctor at Bakırköy Psychiatric Hospital, Brain and Nerve Surgery Clinic; He became a Brain and Nerve Surgery Specialist Doctor and received the title of Operator Doctor.
  • He worked as a Brain and Nerve Surgery Specialist at Kırklareli Lüleburgaz State Hospital between 2012 and 2013.
  • While he worked full-time at Private Avcılar Anadolu Hospital in 2013 and 2014, he also worked part-time as a Brain and Nerve Spine Surgery Specialist at Silivri Medical Park Hospital between September and December 2014.
  • He served at Private Avicenna Hospital between 2014-2015.
  • He is married and has a child.

Courses and Seminars:

  • Turkish Neurosurgery Association XXI. Scientific Congress (20-24 April 2007, Antalya)
  • Nervous System Surgery Association IV. Scientific Congress (7-10 November 2008, Antalya)
  • Turkish Neurosurgery Association Spinal and Peripheral Nerve Surgery Teaching and Training Group Course: "Spinal and Peripheral Nerve Surgery" (25-28 June 2009, Çanakkale)
  • Turkish Neurosurgery Association Surgical Neuroanatomy Teaching and Training Group Course: "Microsurgical and Endoscopic Approaches to the Supra-, Infratentorial Region and Ventricles" (24-25 September 2009, Istanbul)
  • Nervous System Surgery Association 5th Scientific Congress (01-04 October 2009, Cappadocia)
  • Turkish Neurosurgery Association Neuro-oncological Surgery Teaching and Training Group Symposium: "Glial Tumors, Pituitary Adenomas, Meningiomas" (25-26 December 2009, Istanbul)
  • Turkish Neurosurgery Association Basic Neurosurgery Teaching and Training Course: "Spinal and Peripheral Nerve Surgery" (16-19 March 2010, Kuşadası – Aydın)
  • Turkish Neurosurgery Association Workshop: "Dual sacrum screw applications in lumbosacral fixation" (May 2010, Antalya)
  • Turkish Neurosurgery Association XXIV. Scientific Congress (14-18 May 2010, Antalya)
  • Turkish Neurosurgery Association Surgical Neuroanatomy Teaching and Training Group Course: "Cerebrovascular Bypass Techniques and Microsurgical Anatomy of Cerebrum White Matter Pathways" (3-4 December 2010, Istanbul)

National and International Publications and Congress Papers

  • Ofluoğlu Ali Ender, Akkoyun Nesrin, Yassa İlker, Totalaoğlu Halil. Gold Standard in Lumbar Stenosis Surgery. Controversial Poster Presentation, Turkish Neurosurgery Association XXI. Scientific Congress, 2007 Antalya
  • Yassa Mustafa İlker, Ofluoğlu Ali Ender, Hergünsel Batu, Çözümaoğlu Halil. Retrospective clinical evaluation of 12 surgically treated adult patients with tethered spinal cord syndrome. Verbal Presentation, Nervous System Surgery Association III. Scientific Congress, 2007 Antalya
  • Gunduz B, Yassa MI, Ofluoglu E, Ekinci B, Erdogan U, Asilturk M, collectedoglu H. Two cases of arachnoid cyst complicated by spontaneous intracystic hemorrhage. Neurology India 2010;58:312-315
  • A. Ender Ofluoğlu, M. İlker Yassa, Bekir Tuğcu, Halil collectedaoğlu. Rare Combined Fractures of Atlas and Axis: Case Report. Düşünen Adam Journal of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences 2010;23:73-76
  • İsmail Karaca, Müslüm Güneş, Erhan Sofuoğlu, Yaşar Dağstan, Cem Ovalıoğlu, Çağatay Kemerli, Levent Uysal, Ahmet Dikilitaş, İlker YASSA, Engin Ozar, Faruk Tancar. Surgical Treatment of the Intradural Extramedullary Spinal Tumors. Review of 10 Years Results. E-poster. EANS 14th European Congress of Neurosurgery, 2011 Rome- Italy
  • Galip Zihni SANUS, Mustafa Onur ULU, Fatma OZLEN, Huseyin BİCEROGLU, Baris KUCUKYURUK, Cihan İSLER, Mustafa İlker YASSA, Sait ALBAYRAM, Ahmet BAS, Buge OZ, Mehmet KURKCU, Taner TANRIVERDI. Assessment of Osteointegration of Cortoss™ in Cranioplasty: An Experimental Study in Rabbits. Journal of Neurological Sciences(Turkish) 2013;30:144-152
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