16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

28 August - 2 September 2016
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Yavuz Gürkan

Affiliation: KOCAELI UNIVERSITY, Kocaeli, Turkey;

Connection with WFSA (if any): None

Award / titles received: Prof. of Anesthesiology

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Regional Anesthesia

Biography: Professor of Anesthesia inKocaeliUniversity Hospital, Department of Anesthesia and Reanimation,KocaeliDr. Gurkan was born and raised in Turkey, and graduated from Marmara University in Istanbul, Faculty of Medicine in 1992, continuing his Residency in Anesthesia inKocaeliUniversity Hospital where he is until now working. He had visited for shorter or longer periods international sites for regional anesthesia for advancing his knowledge in this field. He has special expertise in the field of regional anesthesia. He has been working on ultrasound guided RA for more than 10 years. He has published more than 80 articles mainly in the field of RA. His works had over 300 citations. He has been the author and editor of several RA books published in Turkey. He is actively involved in several National and International Congresses and courses. He is also a member of National and International Societies, among them the ESRA, EAMS, DAS, RAD (Turkish Regional Anesthesia Society).


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