Doctors Prof. Dursun Buğra, M.D.

Prof. Dursun Buğra, M.D.

General Surgery Head of Department

  • Member of board, general secretary and chairman of Turkish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery from 2003 to 2013.
  • Took office as representative of Turkey at European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) from 2015 to 2018.
  • Still a member of Regional Activities Study Group in the same society.
  • Member of Board in International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ISUCRS).
  • Authored 60 articles published in PubMed.
  • Clinical interests:
    • Digestive system surgery (esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, anus, gallbladder),
    • Oncologic surgery (cancer, sarcoma),
    • Abdominal wall hernia surgery,
    • Laparoscopic surgery.
Education/Training Institution Year
General Surgery Residency Department of General Surgery, Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1983
Medical Education Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1979
Academic Title Institution Year
Digestive Health Group Director & Head of General Surgery Department Department of General Surgery, American Hospital 2018
Professor Department of General Surgery, American Hospital 2010
Faculty Member, Professor Department of General Surgery, School of Medicine, Koç University 2011
Professor Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University 2011
Assoc. Prof. Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1996
Faculty Member Gastrointestinal Surgery Clinic, School of Medicine, Nancy University, France 1990
Attending Physician SSK Istanbul Hospital 1987