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Prof. Dr. Alper Çelik
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Prof. Dr. Alper Çelik

Prof. Dr. Alper Çelik

Alper Çelik was born on 26 February 1975 in Aksaray. He completed his primary education at the Iskenderun Namık Kemal Primary School and his secondary education at the Iskenderun Istiklal Makzume Anatolian High School. In 1993, he started his medical education at the Ankara University Medical Faculty.

He began his general surgery specialization in 2000 at the Ankara Oncology Training and Research Hospital and completed his specialty in 2004. In 2005, he became lecturer at Gaziosmanpasa University in Tokat, first as a teaching assistant and later as Assistant Professor Doctor. In 2007, he worked at the Saitama Medical Center of Jichi Medical University in Japan as clinical and research fellow upon invitation of Prof. Dr. Fumio Konishi. He completed two research projects during this term and found the opportunity to work and research with Dr. Kazunori Kasama.

In 2008, he had the opportunity to work at the Sao Paolo Sao Camilio Hospital in Brazil, primarily with Dr. Ricardo Cohen and Dr. Louis Berti. Later, he worked together with Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala and Dr. Suren Ugale in India. During this time, he participated to the 1st ACMOMS (1st Asian Consensus Meeting on Metabolic Surgery) meeting as a voting member. In 2009, he completed his military service at the Ankara Gulhane Military Medical Academy. During his military service he attended Metabolic Syndrome Symposium held in Etimesgut Military Hospital, as speaker. In 2010 he trained in BPD (Biliopancreatic Diversion) with Prof. Nicola Scopinaro, who was the Chairman of the International Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Association in Genoa-Italy and the Chief Editor of the periodical Obesity Surgery. In the same year, he left his position at Gaziosmanpasa University and began to work as Assistant Professor Dr. at Yeni Yuzyil University within the Universal Hospitals Group.

In 2010, he took part in the 1st World Workshop regarding Ileal Interposition Surgery in Hyderabad, India and had the opportunity to work with Dr. Surendra Ugale and Dr. Aureo DePaula in relation to this procedure. In 2011, he acted as session moderator at the IFSO-APC (International Federation for Surgical Treatment of Obesity and Related Disorders-Asia Pacific Chapter) meeting held in Japan and was voting member at the consensus conference. Then, he attended the IFSO meeting held in Hamburg-Germany between 31 August and 3 September, 2011.

Dr. Celik, who became Associate Professor in June, set up the first Metabolic Surgery Unit of Turkey in Universal Taksim German Hospital on September 2011. He attended the Asia-Pacific Workshop on Metabolic Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes in February 2012 in Singapore and 2nd Ileal Interposition Workshop held in Hyderabad India in February 2012 and further attended the Metabolic Surgery Consensus Conference held at BaDr. Celik, who became Associate Professor in June, set up the first Metabolic Surgery Unit of Turkey in Universal Taksim German Hospital on September 2011. He attended the Asia-Pacific Workshop on Metabolic Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes in February 2012 in Singapore and 2nd Ileal Interposition Workshop held in Hyderabad India in February 2012 and further attended the Metabolic Surgery Consensus Conference held at Bangalore, India. He co-chaired the consensus during this conference. Afterwards, he attended AMESCON (Asia Middle East Surgery Conference) which was held in Dubai on March, 2012 and performed a speech. He also participated in the organization named “Diabetes Surgery BMI 24-34. How and Why” held in Malaga, Spain.Dr. Celik, who became Associate Professor in June, set up the first Metabolic Surgery Unit of Turkey in Universal Taksim German Hospital on September 2011. He attended the Asia-Pacific Workshop on Metabolic Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes in February 2012 in Singapore and 2nd Ileal Interposition Workshop held in Hyderabad India in February 2012 and further attended the Metabolic Surgery Consensus Conference held at Bangalore, India. He co-chaired the consensus during this conference. Afterwards, he attended AMESCON (Asia Middle East Surgery Conference) which was held in Dubai on March, 2012 and performed a speech. He also participated in the organization named “Diabetes Surgery BMI 24-34. How and Why” held in Malaga, Spain.Dr. Celik, who became Associate Professor in June, set up the first Metabolic Surgery Unit of Turkey in Universal Taksim German Hospital on September 2011. He attended the Asia-Pacific Workshop on Metabolic Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes in February 2012 in Singapore and 2nd Ileal Interposition Workshop held in Hyderabad India in February 2012 and further attended the Metabolic Surgery Consensus Conference held at Bangalore, India. He co-chaired the consensus during this conference. Afterwards, he attended AMESCON (Asia Middle East Surgery Conference) which was held in Dubai on March, 2012 and performed a speech. He also participated in the organization named “Diabetes Surgery BMI 24-34. How and Why” held in Malaga, Spain.Dr. Celik, who became Associate Professor in June, set up the first Metabolic Surgery Unit of Turkey in Universal Taksim German Hospital on September 2011. He attended the Asia-Pacific Workshop on Metabolic Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes in February 2012 in Singapore and 2nd Ileal Interposition Workshop held in Hyderabad India in February 2012 and further attended the Metabolic Surgery Consensus Conference held at Bangalore, India. He co-chaired the consensus during this conference. Afterwards, he attended AMESCON (Asia Middle East Surgery Conference) which was held in Dubai on March, 2012 and performed a speech. He also participated in the organization named “Diabetes Surgery BMI 24-34. How and Why” held in Malaga, Spain.ngalore, India. He co-chaired the consensus during this conference. Afterwards, he attended AMESCON (Asia Middle East Surgery Conference) which was held in Dubai on March, 2012 and performed a speech. He also participated in the organization named “Diabetes Surgery BMI 24-34. How and Why” held in Malaga, Spain.

Dr. Celik took part as a speaker at the IFSO-EC (International Federation for Surgical Treatment of Obesity and Related Disorders-European Chapter) meeting held in Barcelona, Spain in April 2012 followed by a presentation at the 18th Turkish National Surgery Congress at Izmir, Turkey in May 2012. He organized the Ileal Interposition Symposium arranged at Taksim German Hospital on June 16th, 2012 and Live Workshop on Ileal Interposition on Oct 20, 2012. By the end of the year 2012, he made presentations firstly in 1st National Workshop on Obesity and Metabolic Surgery in Antalya on Nov 15, then in 7th Frankfurter Meeting in Germany on Nov 22-23, and in Symposia on Surgery for Obesity and Metabolic Disorders held in Konya on Nov 30-Dec 1, 2012.

He participated ‘’Excellence in Diabetes’’ meeting in Istanbul on 6-8 February, 2013. Then, same year on 8-9 March, he attended “Obesity Symposium and Fight Against Obesity Platform” as speaker. He took part at “IFSO APC Meeting” congress held in Taiwan on 10-13 April, as session moderator and speaker. He also attended 49th National Diabetes Congress in Antalya on 17-21 April, 2013, as speaker. He was invited to Koln University by German-Turkish University Members and Academicians on 22 May 2013, and attended to Metabolic Surgery themed symposium as speaker. Same year in May and June, he attended various meetings and symposia held in Azerbaijan and Georgia, and provided information about Metabolic Surgery. Then, again in same year in May, he organized a seminar in Kazakhstan Asfendiyarov University titled ‘’Surgical Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes”. He attended 18th World Congress of IFSO (International Federation for Surgical Treatment of Obesity and Related Disorders) as regulatory board member, session moderator and speaker, which was held in Istanbul on 28-31 August, 2013. During this congress, he also performed a live surgery with Dr. Surendra Ugale. Then, same year on 5-8 September, he participated in Metabolic Syndrome Symposium held in Bodrum. On 2-6 October, he attended ELCD (Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgery Association) Congress as speaker. He took part in the organization of Medical Travel Exhibition and Conference which was held in Kiev on 30 September – 3 October and performed a speech about metabolic surgery. On 17-19 of October he participated in 1st Alma Mons CME Course in Serbia as regulatory board member and also performed a live surgery. Lastly on 24-26 October, he attended Decision Making in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Congress in Rome as regulatory board member and speaker. He participated in the 7th Surgical Research Congress which was held in Ankara on 7-9 November as speaker.

He performed a speech titled ‘’Physiological Ground and Place of Surgery in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes’’ in Denizli Pamukkale University on January 10, 2014.

He participated in the 7th International Conference on Advanced Technologies&Treatments for Diabetes held on Vienna between 5-8 February, 2014.

He attended ISTAHED Academy Management of Diabetes Congress on February 22, 2014. He joined the Diabetes Surgery by tailored BAGUA: Advantages Congress held in Malaga on 7-8 of March, 2014 as speaker.

Between 14th and 16th of March, 2014, Dr. Alper Celik participated in the Istanbul University Medicine Faculty Traditional Internal Diseases Days held in Sapanca. He participated in the 1st International Diabetes Symposium organized by Dunya Goz Hospitals on April 6, 2014 as speaker.

Between the days of 23-27 April, 2014, he attended the 50th Diabetes Congress as the President of Metabolic Surgery Association.

He contributed as speaker to the 6th Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, European Chapter held in Belgium between April 30-May 3, 2014.

He attended 1st International ISTAHED Congress as the President of Metabolic Surgery Association held in Antalya between 8-11 of May, 2014.

On 17th of May, 2014, he performed a speech in Abant Diabetes Days Congress which was held in Sisli Etfal Hospital.

Between 26-30 of August, 2014, he performed a speech in IFSO 2014, which was held in Canada. Dr. Alper Celik presented two speeches titled ‘’Metabolic Surgery’’ and ‘’Metabolic Surgery: Why and How?’’ in International Cardiometabolic Syndrome Eastern Mediterranean Congress and Eastern Mediterranean Healthcare Sciences Student Symposium as the President of Metabolic Surgery Association. Those meetings took place in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

He took place in the Frankfurter Meeting ‘’Laparoscopic Surgery in Obesity and Metabolic Disorders’’ between 20-21 of November, 2014 in Germany and performed a speech there.

Dr. Alper Celik performed a live surgery in the organization which was held by the mutual cooperation of Turkish Metabolic Surgery Foundation and Dialog in Endocrinology Association on 24th of November.

He participated in the IASGO (24th World Congress of the International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists and Oncologists) Congress as speaker. The congress was held in Vienna between December 4-6, 2014.

Between 25-28 of December, Dr. Alper Celik performed a speech in the ‘’Glance on Diabetes 2014’’ Congress, which was held in Konya, titled ‘’Metabolic Surgery: Why and How?’’

Between 15-16 of January, 2015; Dr. Alper performed a speech in Cerrahpaşa Surgical Meetings: Effective Surgical Procedures in the Treatment of Obesity and Metabolic Diseases Congress titled ”Ileal interposition is more effective than mini gastric bypass and medicine therapy in the treatment of metabolic diseases: My surgical experience and results”

Dr. Alper Celik participated in the ”16th Congress of the Modern Egyptian Surgical Society & 3rd Congress of the Association of Pan Arab Surgical Obesity Society” which took place in Egypt between 28-31 of January, 2015. He also performed a speech in this congress.

Between 13th and 15th of July, Dr. Celik participated in the International Conference on Weight Loss and Fitness Expo as session moderator and speaker. He also took place in the Organization Committee of this conference.

Dr. Celik attended IFSO 2015 congress which was held in Vienna on 26-29 of August, as speaker. The title of his speech was: “METABOLIC OUTCOMES OF LAPAROSCOPIC DIVERTED SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY WITH ILEAL TRANSPOSITION (DSIT) IN OBESE TYPE 2 DIABETIC PATIENTS”

Dr. Celik took place in the IASGO (International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists and Oncologists) 2015 Congress held in China between 4-6 of September as moderator and speaker.

He has good English, and intermediate German and Japanese skills. He is married and is the father of one.

He performed a presentation in WCITT2D (3rd World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes) in London between 28th-30th of September, 2015.

He attended 4th National&1st Mediterrenian Metabolic Diseases and Surgery of Morbid Obesity Congress, which took place in Antalya between 1st-4th of October, 2015, as speaker.

He participated in the CODHy (The 5th World Congress on Controversies to Consensus in Diabetes, Obesity and Hypertension) in Istanbul between 5th-7th of November 2015.

He attended 12th International B.E.S.T. Congress in Spain between 30th of November and 1st of December 2015 as a member of organization committee and as session moderator.

He attended 2nd Obesity Symposium in Istanbul between 4th-5th of December 2015 as speaker.

He attended Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Surgery Symposium, which was organized in Samsun on 26th of December 2015 as speaker. He also performed a live surgery in this event.

He performed another live surgery in the event organized by OSSICON, which was held between 12th-16th of February 2016.

Associate Professor Alper Celik participated in the 4th Pan-Arab Obesity Surgery Congress in Egypt as speake and session moderator. The event was held in Hurghada city. Dr Celik held a press conference about Metabolic Surgery and was presented with a plaquet because of his contributions.

He attended Obesity Summit in London as speaker. The event was held between 12th-14th of April 2016.

He participated in Metabolic Surgery Symposium in İzmir on 30 April 2016 as speaker. He also performed a live surgery in the same event.

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