OUR DOCTORS

Prof. Dr. Cenk Büyükünal

Pediatric Surgery ​Pediatric Urology

Prof. Dr. Cenk Büyükünal
  • Professor Cenk Büyükünal, M.D. worked previously as a doctor in the United States and England. 
  • He published a total of 202 articles, 75 of which were featured in international journals and 127 in Turkish journals. He attended approximately 500 national and international congresses where he presented numerous papers. He was the editor and chapter writer of 15 books.
  • He is a recognized FEAPU (fellow of the European Academy of Paediatric Urology) of the European Society for Paediatric Urology (ESPU) and a certified FEAPS of the European Paediatric Surgeons' Association (EUPSA). He is also Chief editor of the Turkish Journal of Pediatric Surgery, assistant editor of the Journal of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Surgery International.
  • He was awarded Honorary Fellowships from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Egyptian Pediatric Surgical Association (EPSA). He is a member of the European Society for Paediatric Urology (ESPU), the European Paediatric Surgeons' Association (EUPSA), the International Society of Paediatric Oncology, the International Society of Paediatric Surgical Oncology, the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons (BAPS), the Society for Pediatric Urology (PEDURO), the Turkish Pediatric Surgical Association (TÇCD), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and board member of  European Academy of  Pediatric Urology (EAPU) (2013-2019)
  • He received the Eczacıbaşı Science Award in 1987 and 1989. Overall Prof. Dr. Büyükünal has received 8 prestigious awards 4 of which are international.
  • Hobbies: A picture collection of  Atatürk and child, collection of medical puppets, collection of  ambulances (toys), collection of hospital cards/pictures of Turkey.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Pediatric Urology Residency Istanbul University, Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty 1993
Pediatric Surgery Residency Istanbul University, Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty 1980 - 1983
General Surgery Residency Istanbul University, Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty 1976 - 1980
Medical Education Istanbul University, Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty 1970 - 1976

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Pediatric Urology Specialist Department of Pediatric Surgeryi American Hospital 2019 - To date
Faculty Member Department of Pediatric Surgery, Division of Pediatric Urology, Istanbul University, Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty 1985 - 2019
Pediatric Urology Specialist Children’s Mercy Hospital Kansas City (USA), Boston Children’s Hospital (USA), Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (USA) 1990
Pediatric Surgery Specialist Okmeydanı SSK Hospital 1984 -1985
Pediatric Surgery Specialist Kasımpaşa State Hospital 1983 - 1984
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