Orthopedics and Traumatology Specialist

Prof. Dr.
Vedat Şahin

Prof. Dr. Vedat Şahin
Orthopedics and Traumatology Specialist

I was born on November 4, 1957 in Kırşehir. I completed my primary and secondary education in Kaman and my high school education at Ankara Atatürk Boys' High School.

I graduated from Ege University Faculty of Medicine in 1981. I completed my actual military service as a reserve officer at the General Command of Mapping between 1982 and 1983. I completed my Orthopedics and Traumatology specialization at Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine in 1993. I worked as a specialist, lecturer and assistant professor in the same clinic until 1998.

I received the title of Associate Professor of Orthopedics and Traumatology on November 12, 1998.

On May 27, 1999, I left Erciyes University and joined the Ministry of Health staff and was appointed to Baltalimanı Bone Diseases Hospital. I worked as an Orthopedics and Traumatology Specialist and Assistant Chief Physician in this hospital until 2001.

On January 31, 2001, Ministry of Health Ankara Training and Research Hospital II. I was appointed as the Chief of Orthopedics and Traumatology Clinic. I continued my duty at the same hospital until March 2002.

On March 5, 2002, I was appointed as the founding Chief Physician of Baltalimanı Bone Diseases Training and Research Hospital and the First Orthopedics and Traumatology Clinic Chief. I left my post as Chief Physician on 11.02.2011. On March 8, 2011, I completed the necessary academic stages in accordance with the Higher Education Law No. 2547 and was appointed as a Professor at Erzincan University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology.

I am currently working as an Education Officer at Health Sciences University Baltalimanı Metin Sabancı Bone Diseases Training and Research Hospital in accordance with Article 38/b of the YÖK Law.

I have 70 articles published in national and international journals and 169 papers presented at national and international meetings. I also edited a book and translated a book.

I received advanced training on Hand and Microsurgery at the American Hospital for a total of 5 months in 1995 and 1996. While I was working at Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, I took part in the establishment of the Hand Surgery Department. I completed my master's degree in Hospital and Health Institutions Management between 2007 and 2009.

I know english. I am married and the father of two children.

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