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Our Doctors at Elithair

Dr. Balwi and the Elit-team outside the clinic in Istanbul

Our internationally trained doctors and medical teams naturally form the centrepiece of Elithair. We attach great importance to the expertise and experience of our staff so that every patient can finally have full and radiant hair again.

Dr. Abdulaziz Balwi

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Founder & Chairman of the Board

General
Specialisation: Hair transplant surgeon & Medical Director
Foreign languages: English, Arabic

Education
2010 Karadeniz Ege University
2010 Aesthetician and hair certification

Experience
2010-2011 Aegean Hospital, Specialist for hair transplants
2011-2012 Mert Hospital, Specialist for hair transplants
2013 Emsey Hospital, Specialist for hair transplants
2013-2015 Nightingale Hospital, Specialist and coordinator for hair transplants
2015-2022 Istinye Üniversitesi Hastanesi, Specialist and medical director for hair transplants
2022-now Elit Clinic, Specialist and medical director for hair transplants

Areas of expertise
Hair Transplant
Management and Coaching

Certificates
ISHRS 29th World Congress
ISHRS 28th World Congress
Ege University, Masters Degree
International Association of Stem Cell Transplantation, USA
MF Plus Professional Therapeutic Workshop
NexGen Biopharma Technical and Product Workshop
International Association for Cell Therapy, Switzerland

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Dr. Gülan Ektiren

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General Practitioner

General
Specialisation: General Practitioner
Foreign languages: German, English

Education
2014-2015 Harran University Medical Faculty
2015-2020 Mustafa Kemal University Medical Faculty
2019 Fondazzione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Orthopedic and Dermatology Internships

Experience
2020-2022 Emergency Department Physician, State Hospital of Silivri Penitentiary Institution
2022 Dialysis Physician, State Hospital of Silivri Penitentiary Institution
2021 Filiation Team Physician, Health Directorate of Silivri District
2022 Elite Clinic Pre-Examination Physician

Areas of Expertise
Use of Skalp USG
Use of Dermoscope-Tricho Lab

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Dr. Imad Moustafa

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General Practitioner

General
Specialisation: General Practitioner
Foreign languages: Arabic, English, French

Education
Necmettin Erbakan University, Faculty of Medicine

Experience
Konya Academy Private Hospital (Emergency Department)
Konya Private Eye Hospital (Emergency Department)
Elite Clinic for Hair Transplantation and Medical Aesthetics

Certificates
Emergency approaches
in intensive care ECG

Areas of expertise
Hair transplantation Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
PRP – Mesotherapy
Ozone Therapy

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Dr. Fadil Balwi

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Clinic Managing Director

General
Specialisation: Hair transplant surgeon & General Manager
Foreign Language: English, Arabic

Education
2012-2019 Mustafa Kemal University Faculty of Medicine

Experience
2015-2016 International Patient Organizer, Florence Nightingale Hospital
2017-2020 International Patient Management and Organizer, Liv Hospital
2015 General Manager, Elit Clinic Hair Transplantation and Medical Aesthetics

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Dr. Yaşar Söğüt

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Anaesthetist

General
Specialisation: Anaesthesia & Intensive Care
Foreign language: English

Education
2000 Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Medicine
2016 Şişli Etfal Training and Research Hospital, anaesthesia and intensive care

Experience
2019-2022 Hatay Bilim Hospital, anaesthesia
2018-2019 Korupark Private Hospital, Anaesthesia
2017-2018 Düzce Çasun Hospital, Anaesthesia
2016-2017 Yüksekova State Hospital, anaesthesia

Areas of expertise
Algology
Traditional complementary medicine practices
Regional anaesthesia (with USG advice)

Certificates
Ozone
Ministry of Health Cup, Ministry of Health
Hypnotherapy, Private Health Establishment
Neurotherapy, Private Health Establishment

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Prof. Dr. Meryem Ayşit

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Dermatology Specialist

General
Specialisation: Dermatology Specialist
Foreign language: English

Education
Kocaeli University
2015 Haseki Training and Research Hospital

Experience
2009-2010 Darıca H. İbrahim Alemdar Health Center – General Practitioner and Gebze 112 Emergency Ambulance Services – General Practitioner
2010-2015 Haseki Training and Research Hospital Dermatologic Clinic – Assistant Doctor
2015-2016 Yozgat Sorgun State Hospital – Specialist doctor (Compulsory service)
2016-2019 Istanbul Mehmet Akif Ersoy Chest Heart and Vascular Surgery EAH – Specialist Doctor (Compulsory service)
2019-2020 Private Medicine Hospital – Specialist doctor
2020-2022 Başakşehir Çam and Sakura City Hospital

Areas of Specialisation

Medical Aesthetics
Mesotherapy
PRP
Cosmetic Dermatology
Facial Rejuvenation
Dermatologic Treatments

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Prof. Dr. Ülkü Çağlayan

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Specialist for Skin & Venereal Diseases

General
Specialisation: Skin and Venereal Diseases

Education
1984 Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine
1987 Ministry of Health Ankara Hospital
1990-1994 Cosmetology Training, Germany
Aydin University, Aromatherapy Certification Program

Experience

1994-2019 Istanbul Dermatology Clinic, Founder
2019-2022 Private Medical Center

Areas of Specialisation

Hair Transplantation
Cosmetic Dermatology
Aromatherapy
Dermatologic Diseases

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Dr. Hüsamettin Keşküş

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Specialist for Anesthesia & Reanimation

General
Specialisation: Anesthesia and Reanimation Specialist
Foreign Language: English

Education
1976-1982 Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine
2002-2006 Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine- Anesthesia and Reanimation Residency

Experience

2009-2011 Istanbul Hospital
2011-2022 Surp Pirgich Hospital
2007-2008 Iğdır Gynecology and Pediatrics Hospital

Anesthesia
Reanimation

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Dr. Asli Yildiz

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Medical Aesthetic Physician

General
Specialisation: Medical Aesthetic Physician

Education
1993 Gazi University, Faculty of Medicine, Undergraduate
2010 Beykent University, Hospital and Health Board Management, Master’s Degree
2005 Ministry of Health Medical Aesthetic Medicine Certificate Training
2022 Functional Medicine Education

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Dr. Okan Bektaş Yildirim

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Internal Medicine

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Specialisation: Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Foreign Language: English

Education
1981-1987 Ankara Faculty of Medicine

Experience
1993-1994 Göle State Hospital, Internal Medicine Chief Physician
1994-1995 Nişantaşı Dialysis Unit, Internal Medicine Specialist
1995-2008 Eyüp State Hospital, Internal Medicine Specialist
2014-2022 Private Ekotom Medical Center Internal Medicine / Responsible Manager
2014-2022 Halıcıoğlu Medical Center, Internal Medicine Specialist

Areas of Specialization
Nephrology
Cardiology
Hair Transplant / IV Therapies
Occupational Health / Occupational Safety
Diabetes Mellitus

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Dr. Aylin Hande Gökçe

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General Surgery Specialist

General
Specialisation: Internal Medicine
Foreign Language: English

Education
1995-2001 Trakya University Faculty of Medicine
2004-2010 S.B. Istanbul Training and Research Hospital (Samatya) General Surgery

Experience
2004-2010 Ministry of Health Istanbul Training and Research Hospital
2010-2011 Malatya Akçadağ State Hospital
2011-2012 Esenler Hayat Hospital
2012-2018 Balıklı Rum Hospital
2018 Medicine Hospital

Scientific Publications
22 articles published in international refereed journals,
There are 30 papers presented at international scientific meetings and published in the proceedings.

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Dr. Suat Çulhaöz

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Anesthesia & Reanimation Specialist

General
Specialisation: Anesthesia and Reanimation Specialist
Foreign Language: English

Education
1975 Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine
1980 Çukurova Faculty of Medicine

Certificates
Workplace Medicine, Ministry of Health

Experience
Derindere Hospital, Anesthesia
Balat Jewish Hospital, Anesthesia
Sisli Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Anesthesia
Haydarpasa Numune Hospital, Anesthesia

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Dr. Onur Gürbüz

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Plastic & Aesthetic Surgery Specialist

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Dr. Ömer Alp

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Plastic & Aesthetic Surgery Specialist

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