BIOGRAPHY

Qualification and Experience

Dr Kemal Dolay has over 25 years of experience as a general surgeon. He is currently working at the Liv Hospital Ulus, Istanbul, Turkey. Dr Kemal specialises in Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Diseases Surgery, Oncological Surgery, Advanced ERCP and Endoscopy. He obtained his medical education from IU Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, 1991. He then went on to specialise in medicine at the IU Istanbul Faculty of Medicine Department of General Surgery, 1996. He has also done a minor specialisation in surgical oncology. 

Contribution to Medical Science

Dr Kemal Dolay has been a part of over 36 medical articles in international journals. He is also a member of many medical societies such as IHPBA: International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, SAGES (Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons)., Turkish Hepato-Pancreato- Biliary Surgery Association and the Trauma and Emergency Surgery Association. He is fluent in Turkish and English.

Conditons treated by Dr. Kemal Dolay

Listed below are some of the conditions that General Laparoscopic Surgeon Kemal Dolay treats::

  • Inguinal Hernia (in Groin)
  • Cholecystitis (Inflammation of the Gall Bladder)
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Gallstones that are Causing Pain and Infection
  • Colon Cancer and Bowel Diseases
  • Complicated Acute Appendicitis
  • Crohn's Disease Or Severe Diverticulitis
  • Pancreatic Head Cancer
  • Pancreatic or Duodenal Trauma

Laparoscopic surgery is a common procedure for the treatment of diseases like diverticulitis, gall bladder stones, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, and liver problems, with the help of minimally invasive techniques, so ensuring speedy recovery of patients. The surgeon also performs various gastrointestinal surgery and related endoscopic procedures.

Signs and Symptoms treated by Dr. Kemal Dolay

These symptoms should be discussed with a General Laparoscopic Surgeon for further medical investigation:

  • Pain that worsens if you cough, walk or make other jarring movements
  • Constipation or diarrhea
  • Flatulence
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Sudden and rapidly intensifying pain in your abdomen
  • Back pain between your shoulder blades
  • Low-grade fever that may worsen as the illness progresses
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Loss of appetite

When the abdomen or pelvis is damaged, it affects different things, including digestion and metabolism. Conditions of the abdomen can lead to different symptoms.

Operating Hours of Dr. Kemal Dolay

You can consult Dr Kemal Dolay from 11 am to 5 pm (Monday to Saturday). The doctor is not available on Sunday.

Popular Procedures performed by Dr. Kemal Dolay

Dr Kemal Dolay is a renowned General Laparoscopic Surgeon who performs a number of popular procedures mentioned below:

  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Appendectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Removal

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is common these days. It is the surgical removal of the gallbladder through many small incisions and using a laparoscope. A laparoscope is a long camera that allows the doctor to have a view of the surgical area during gallbladder removal. Your doctor may opt for laparoscopic gallbladder surgery if a person develops gallstones or cholelithiasis that cause pain.

Qualification

  • Undergraduate, IU Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, 1991
  • Specialization in Medicine, Ä°U Istanbul Faculty of Medicine General Surgery AD, 1996
  • Associate Professorship, Bakirkoy EAH, 2009
  • Yandal, Specialty Surgical Oncology Specialty, 2012

Past Experiences

  • Liv Hospital Nation Liver, Pancreatic and Bile Diseases Surgery 2017-
  • Bezmialem Foundation U. Department of General Surgery, Hepatopancreatobiliyer Surgery 2015-2017
  • Medipol U. Faculty of Medicine, Department of General Surgery, Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery 2012-2015
  • Akdeniz U. Faculty of Medicine, Department of General Surgery, Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery 2010-2012
  • Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of General Surgery, Hepatopancreatobiliyer Surgery 2008-2009
  • Bakirkoy Training and Research Hospital 2003-2008
  • Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of General Surgery, Emergency Surgery 2007-2008
  • Haseki Training and Research Hospital 1998-2003
  • Surgical Gastroenterology Endoscopy Unit 1997, Department of General Surgery of Istanbul Faculty of Medicine.

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MEMBERSHIPS (6)

  • IHPBA: International Hepato-Pancreato Biliary Association
  • SAGES (Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons).
  • Turkish Hepato Pankreato Bilier Surgical Association
  • Trauma and Emergency Surgery Association
  • Association of Surgical Oncology
  • National Endoscopic-Laparoscopic Surgery Association

RESEARCH PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS (5)

  • Frequency of Helicobacter Pylori Infection in Peptic Ulcer Perforations, Comparison of Diagnostic Methods and Evaluation of Response to Treatment.
  • Early ERCP's Place in Biliyer Pancreatitis.
  • The Interest of Duodenal Diverticules Detected During ERCP with Gallstones.
  • Thrombosis Prophylaxis with DMAH in Surgical Cases.
  • ERCP Results in Koledok Stones: 308 Analysis of Patients.

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PROCEDURES

  • Appendectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer ( Colon Cancer ) Treatment
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoids Surgery
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Kidney Cancer Treatment
  • Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Removal
  • Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many years of experience does Dr Kemal Dolay have being a general surgeon in Turkey?

Dr Kemal Dolay has over 26 years of experience in his field of general surgery.

What are the primary treatments and surgeries does Dr Kemal Dolay as a general surgeon?

Dr Kemal specialises in Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Diseases Surgery, Oncological Surgery, Advanced ERCP and Endoscopy.

Does Dr Kemal Dolay provide Online Consultation?

Yes, Dr Kemal provides online consultation through MediGence.

How much does it cost to consult online with Dr Kemal Dolay?

It costs 160 USD for online consultation with Dr Kemal.

What associations is Dr Kemal Dolay part of?

Dr Kemal is a part of the following associations-

 IHPBA: International Hepato-Pancreato Biliary Association

SAGES (Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons).

Turkish Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery Association

Trauma and Emergency Surgery Association

Surgical Oncology Association

National Endoscopic-Laparoscopic Surgery Association

When do you need to see a general surgeon such as Dr Kemal Dolay?

Dr Kemal is a specialised and general surgeon. His particular area of expertise is surgery of the internal organs such as liver, pancreas and cancer surgery. If a patient is required to get any of these diseases treated with the help of surgery then Dr Kemal would be utmost help.

How to connect with Dr Kemal Dolay for Online Consultation through MediGence?

He can be easily consulted by registering your profile with MediGence and writing down your enquiry. A meeting with the surgeon will be scheduled. Following which the consultation can be done.

What area of specialization does Dr. Kemal Dolay have?
Dr. Kemal Dolay is a specialized General Laparoscopic Surgeon and is one of the most sought after doctors in Istanbul, Turkey.
Does Dr. Kemal Dolay offer Telemedicine Consultation through Medigence?
Yes. Dr. Kemal Dolay offers telemedicine via MediGence. Top General Surgeon in Turkey like Dr. Kemal Dolay are offering second opinions and video consultations at the click of a button. One can clear all their queries before opting to travel abroad for treatment with the power of Online Doctor Consultation.
What is the process of scheduling a Telemedicine call with Dr. Kemal Dolay?
To avail a Telemedicine call with Dr. Kemal Dolay, the interested candidate should:
  • Search Dr. Kemal Dolay on the MediGence website search bar
  • Click the video icon against his profile
  • Select an appropriate date
  • Register on the website
  • Upload necessary documents
  • Make the payment via secured payment gateway of Paypal
  • Join the video call by clicking the link received over email on decided date and time
How many years of experience does Dr. Kemal Dolay have?
Dr. Kemal Dolay is one of the most sought after specialists in Turkey and has over 25 Years years of experience.
What is the consulting fee of Dr. Kemal Dolay?
The consultation fees of General Surgeon in Turkey like Dr. Kemal Dolay starts from USD 300.

FAQ's Related to General Laparoscopic Surgeon

What does a General Laparoscopic Surgeon do?

A General Laparoscopic Surgeon is a doctor who is trained in laparoscopy technique which involves making small incisions in the abdomen to insert instruments and a camera so that the surgeon can see the organs. The surgeons used this technique to operate on several diseases related to the gallbladder, hernias, etc. A General Laparoscopic Surgeon can perform laparoscopic surgeries to treat conditions like Cholecystitis, Hernias, and Appendicitis, etc. The surgeon works closely with a surgical team that includes anesthesiologists, nurses, and surgical technicians. The surgeons have expertise in minimally invasive techniques which involves making small incisions to access various organs.

What are the tests required before and during the consultation by a General Laparoscopic Surgeon?

A General Laparoscopic Surgeon performs the below-given tests to diagnose conditions related to the abdomen and pelvis:

  • Blood Tests
  • CT scan Abdomen
  • Physical Exam
  • Abdominal Ultrasound
  • Ingunial Ultrasound
  • Urine Tests
  • Skrotal Doppler

If a person shows symptoms related to the abdomen and pelvis, different tests are done to identify the cause of the condition. The doctor will perform some tests to detect the condition and plan the treatment as per the test report.

When should you go to see a general laparoscopic surgeon?

Your general physician will refer you to a general laparoscopic surgeon if they suspect a condition that may require surgical treatment. The specialist will perform a series of diagnostic tests to detect the actual cause of the disease and will design a treatment plan accordingly. Below are some situations when you need to see a General Laparoscopic Surgeon:

  1. Reduced appetite and weight loss
  2. Persistent change in your bowel habits
  3. Nausea and vomiting.
  4. Fever.
  5. Abdominal tenderness
  6. Loss of appetite
  7. Abdominal pain and cramping.
  8. Blood in your stool.