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Prof.Dr.Umut Barbaros

Prof. Umut Barbaros MD, completed his specialty training in General Surgery in the Department of General Surgery at Istanbul University Medical Faculty, following the graduation from the Marmara University Medical Faculty in 1997, and became a general surgeon in 2003.

Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Umut Barbaros MD, completed his specialty training in General Surgery in the Department of General Surgery at Istanbul University Medical Faculty, following the graduation from the Marmara University Medical Faculty in 1997, and became a general surgeon in 2003.

Prof.Dr.Umut Barbaros

In 2006, he participated for one year in a fellowship program for modern technology and invasive surgery in Italy. Laparoscopic and robotic surgery, conventional and minimally invasive endocrine surgery (thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, and pancreas) and bariatric surgery are among his professional interests.

Dr. Barbaros, who had more than 100 published articles and translated 15 books, performed the first single-incision splenectomy and pancreatectomy surgeries in the literature.

Dr. Barbaros participated in many surgery congresses as a speaker, and he is a member of several Surgery Societies such as The European Association of Endoscopic Surgery, International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders, and European Society of Endocrine Surgery.

Professional Interests

General Surgery

  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Benign Tumors of the Liver
  • Anal Disorders
  • Abdominal Wall Herniae
  • Benign Breast Tumors
  • Reflux
  • Appendicitis

Disorders Related to Obesity / Obesity Surgery

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Mini Gastric Bypass
  • Biliopancreatic Diversion

Cancer Surgery

  • Breast Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pipac
  • Hipec / Heated Chemotherapy

Endocrine Surgery

  • Thyroid Gland Diseases
  • Parathyroid Gland Diseases
  • Pancreatic Disorders
  • Adrenal Glands (Suprarenal Glands)

Academic and Administrative Duties

  • April 2018 Head of Istanbul Surgery Society
  • 2013-2014 Representative of Assoc. Professors in Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Faculty Committee
  • February 2008 – Visiting Lecturer
  • February 2009 Catania University, Department of General Surgery, Italia

Memberships in Scientific Institutes

  • Turkish Obesity Surgery Society
  • Trauma and Emergency Surgery Society
  • Turkish Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery Society
  • National Endoscopic-Laparoscopic Surgery Society (board member)
  • Phlebology Society
  • Society of Dialogue in Endocrinology
  • Endocrine Surgery Society
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO)
  • European Society of Endocrine Surgeons
  • The European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES)

Awards and Success Stories

  • The most successful 237th scientist of Turkey in the “Ranking of scientists in Turkish Institutions according to their Google Scholar Citations public profiles-2016”
    The effects of the dietary pre-probiotic supplementation on the metabolic parameters, incretin levels, and fasting, satiety, and appetite scores of the patients who underwent gastric bypass (GBP).
  • Second prize for the best verbal presentation in the 54th National Diabetes Congress, 2018
    Evaluation of the relationship between weight changes after treatment and serum Omentin and Apelin levels in patients with Morbid Obese and Anorexia Nervosa.
  • First prize for the poster presentation in the 8th National Obesity Congress, 2017
    He performed the first single-incision Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery in the world. A New Assistive Technique in the Determination of the Accessory Spleen during Laparoscopic Splenectomy: Gamma Probe Use.
  • First prize for the verbal presentation: 8th National Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgery Congress, 2007.
    His published articles in 2005. Istanbul University Science Days, 2006 Certificate for Successful Investigator
    He performed the first single-incision splenectomy and pancreas resection in the world.