OUR DOCTORS

Prof. Yılmaz Çakaloğlu M.D.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

  • Appointed to Associate Professor in Internal Medicine in 1989, became a Gastroenterologist in 1991 and promoted to Professorship in 1996 in Internal Medicine Department of Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine.
  • Clinical Research Fellow at Institute of Liver Studies, King’s College School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK in 1991-1992.
  • Author of 76 international (PubMed, full-text) publications ( h-index 31, citation 4816 – by 12 of February, 2021).
  • Academic interest and research fields; viral hepatitis, fatty liver disease (alcoholic/nonalcoholic), cirrhosis and its complications, liver transplantation and autoimmune and drug induced liver disease
  • Turkish Liver Foundation (President) , Turkish Association for the Study of the Liver (TASL; Founding member, secretary, president and member), Turkish Association of Gastroenterology, EASL (European Association for the Study of the Liver), AASLD (American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases), AGA (American Gastroenterological Association), European Board of Gastroenterology member.
 
  • Primary fields of clinical interest:
    • Gastroenterology and Hepatology,
    • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

Education Institution Year
Clinical Research Fellowship Institute of Liver Studies, King’s College School of Medicine, London, U.K. 1991 - 1992
Gastroenterology Residency Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine 1989 - 1991
Internal Medicine Residency Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine 1982 - 1986
Medical Education Uludag University, Uludag School of Medicine 1975 - 1981

CAREER

Title Institution Year
Professor / Visiting Active Staff American Hospital, Gastroenterology-Hepatology Department 2021 - To date
Professor / Head of Department Memorial Sisli Hospital, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2008 - 2021
Professor / Visiting Active Staff American Hospital, Gastroenterology-Hepatology Department 2000 - 2007
Professor Internal Medicine, Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine 1996 - 2008
Professor / Visiting Active Staff Florence Nightingale Hospital, Gastroenterology-Hepatology Department 1995 - 2000
Attending Physician / Assoc. Prof. Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine Transplantation Program 1992 - 1996