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Anadolu Medical Center


Istanbul (Gebze), Turkey

Prof. Mehmet Caglar Berk

Prof. Mehmet Caglar Berk

Professor and Director of Department of Neurosurgery
at Anadolu Medical Center
Speciality Neurosurgery
Languages English, Turkish
About - He performed the first ever robotic spine neurosurgery in 2021; in the State of Oregon, U.S.A.
- He is the first and only double residency and double fellowship trained neurosurgeon in the state of Oregon and one of the few in the U.S.A.
- Dr. Berk has clinical expertise in the surgical treatment of all complex neurosurgical problems with special focus on functional neurosurgery and image guided minimally invasive spine surgery: Surgical treatment of all complex neurosurgical problems, including brain tumors, spine surgery, movement disorders, Parkinson's disease, Essential tremor, Dystonia, Chronic pain, Spinal cord stimulation, Deep Brain stimulation, Trigeminal Neuralgia and facial pain, Chiari malformation and Epilepsy Surgery.

1. Giant cholesterol cyst of the petrous bone: a case report. Gökalp HZ, Deda H, Baskaya MK, Berk MC Neurosurg Rev 1995, 18:205-208
2. MR imaging in primary intraspinal extradural hydatid disease: case report. Berk C, Çiftçi E, Erdogan A Neuroradiology 1998, 40:390-392
3. Stereotactically-guided craniotomy for a cavernous hemangioma: Techical note. Savas A, Egemen N, Berk C Turkish Neurosurg 1998, 8:110-113
Full List of Publications
Education - Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
- Resident, Department of Neurological Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA, 07/2006-06/2012
- Clinical Fellow in Pediatric Neurosurgery, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA, 07/2005-06/2006
- Clinical Fellow in Pediatric Neurosurgery, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Ottawa, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 07/2004-10/2004
- Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Shreveport, LA, USA, 08/2003-04/2004
Full Education List of Dr. Mehmet Caglar Berk, MD
Professional Experience Academic progress:
Assistant Professor 1998
Associate Professor 2004
Professor 2023

Academic affiliation and administrative roles:
- Kocaeli Health and Technology University (KOSTU), Kocaeli, Turkey
- Acting Dean - Faculty of Pharmacy
Certifications - Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery: ABNS Certificate #191137188 11/2019-12/2029, Participating in MOC
- ECFMG/USMLE Certification: 2005
- Licentiate of Medical Council of Canada - LMCC: 2005
- Graduate Certificate in Human Investigations Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA: 2011
- FEBNS - Fellow of European Board of Neurosurgery: 1998
- Republic of Turkiye, Ministry of Health, Specialty certificate in Neurosurgery: 1998
- TND - Turkish Board of Neurosurgery: 2006

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