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Medipol Mega University Hospital


Istanbul, Turkey

Dr. Ali Zirh

Dr. Ali Zirh

Head of Parkinson’s disease and movement disorder center (PARMER)
at Medipol Mega University Hospital
Speciality Neurosurgery and Neurology
Languages English, Turkish
About More than 30 years of clinical and surgical experience in the field of functional neurosurgery; more than 1200 surgical procedures for Parkinson's and other Movement Disorders and more than 600 deep brain stimulation surgeries. While Surgeon Dr. Ali ZIRH has become the first name that comes into mind regarding movement disorder surgery in our country, he has ensured that the Center where he performed these operations in the international arena became the International Training and Reference Center.
Memberships * Turkish Neurosurgical Society
* Parkinson's Disease Association
* European Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
* American Academy of Advancement of Science
* World Federation of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
* North American Cervicogenic Headache Society
* International Association for the Study of Pain
* American Pain Society
* World Neuromodulation Society
* American Neuromodulation Society
* American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
* The Movement Disorder Society
* American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
* Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
Awards • Golden Palm - 2017 ‘Medical Man of the Year’ award
• Brain Research Association - 1995 «Establishing a standardized, transient focal cerebral ischemia model in rats»
• International Elekta Award - 1997 «A human thalamic nucles mediating taste and multiple other sensations related to ingestive behavior»
• Turkish Neurosurgery Association Award - 2006
• Letter of Congratulations of the Secretary General Presidency - 1999
• Nokta Magazine – 1998 “The Top Scientist” Award
• Eczacıbaşı Scientific Medicine Incentive Award - 1998

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