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.
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.