Fatih Levent Balcı

MD Associate Professor of General Surgery
Breast and Endocrine Unit
Memorial Sisli Hospital, Istanbul

I received my medical degree at Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine between 1995-2002. According to the results of the TUS exam held in 2002, I was appointed to Istanbul Okmeydanı Training and Research Hospital as a general surgery resident. In 2008, I completed my residency in Okmeydanı Training and Research Hospital with the thesis of "Comparison of Total Extraperitoneal (TEP) laparoscopic approach in Inguinal Hernia with Kugel Technique" became a general surgeon.

After completing my compulsory service at Ankara Şereflikoçhisar State Hospital between 2008-2010, I was appointed to Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital in 2010 as an attending surgeon. I was invited to the University of Pittsburgh and worked as a faculty research fellow, MD at Magee-Women's Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, USA until 2012. After one year, I am transferred to the Department of Breast Surgery, NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University in June 2012. I worked as a faculty research fellow at Columbia University until 2014 and returned to home country as an adjunct assistant professor.

At the beginning of 2014, I actively returned to Turkey and was appointed as the chief physician assistant to Okmeydanı Training and Research Hospital. Since November 2014, I was appointed as Assistant Professor at Acıbadem University Atakent Hospital General Surgery Department (June 2015) and worked as a breast / endocrine surgeon. In March 2019, I was appointed as Assistant Professor to Medipol University General Surgery Breast / Endocrine Clinic. I became an Associate Professor of General Surgery in April 2020. I worked as a breast / thyroid surgeon in my private clinic in Vital Fulya Plaza for a while. Since September 2020, I have been providing my patients as a full-time Staf /Associate Professor at Breast and Endocrine Surgery Deapartment of Memorial Şişli Hospital, Istanbul.

Fatih Levent Balcı