Obesity - Bariatric Surgeon
Prof. Dr. Atilla ÇÖKMEZ graduated from Ege University, Faculty of Medicine, in 1986. He finished his General Surgery Residency at the same University in 1992 and became a general surgeon.
He worked at the Katip Celebi University Ataturk Training and Research Hospital between 1992 and 2010, where he became a deputy clinic chief and associate professor.
During this period, he completed his Minor in surgical oncology and continued his duties as head of the kidney transplantation center. Meanwhile, he worked as the editor of a medical magazine and an authoritative book and book chapter writer; he was also a valued speaker in several domestic and foreign conferences. He earned the title of Professor after completing his academic studies and thesis.
His contribution to the field of bariatrics has been multilateral, both through his studies and his work with obese patients whom he helped through bariatric surgery to get their health back once again.
Prof.Dr.Atilla ÇÖKMEZ has published more than 100 articles and assertions, both domestically and abroad; yet, his studies in his field are ongoing.