Assoc. Prof. Dr Arzu AKCAL

Aesthetic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Specialist

After graduating from Istanbul Pertevniyal High School in 1997, I started studying medicine at Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty. I completed my plastic and reconstructive surgery education at Sisli Etfal Research and Education Hospital, where is one of the most important and renowned plastic surgery hospitals in Turkey, in 2009 and I received the title of plastic surgery specialist.

During my specialisation training, I've done my postgraduate by working on Molecular Biology and Genetics at Haliç University, Faculty of Science and Technology. I found the opportunity to work as a consultant specialist at Belgium Ghent University after finishing my specialist education. After I returned to Turkey I completed the compulsory public service at Kilis State Hospital between 2011-2013. I then worked as an assistant professor at Akdeniz University for the following four years. I have been titled as associate professor doctor by Akdeniz University, where is the first face transplant surgery successfully performed in the world, in 2017. In the meantime, I went to Stanford University, School of Medicine, Plastic Surgery Clinic in the United States to participate in international researches. After I returned to Turkey, I worked as a plastic surgeon at Antalya Yasam Hospital and now I run my own private clinic and work with formedi Turkey at the same time to host international patients.

Dr Arzu Akcal ASPSDr Arzu Akcal