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Qualification and Experience

Dr. Baris Metin is a renowned neurologist working at the NPISTANBUL BRAIN HOSPITAL. He obtained his medical education from the Istanbul University School of Medicine / 2004. He further attended the Istanbul University School of Medicine / Department of Neurology / 2009 and went on to Belgium Gent University / 2013 – Doctorate. He specializes in Memory Disorders, Functional Neuroimaging, Epilepsy, Electroencephalography, and Headaches, and Sleep Disorders.

Contribution to surgical Science

Dr. Baris has previously served as the Uskudar University, Neuroscience Program Coordinator, TEDx organizer (+100 license) (TEDX UskudarUniversity 2018, and the Istanbul Chamber of Medicine Tanpa (Turkish American Neuropsychiatric Association-Director). He is also known for his various research publications in various medical journals around the world.

Conditions treated by Dr. Baris Metin

Neurologists are specialists who have received special training in diagnosing and treating brain and nervous system conditions. As neurology is a broad speciality area that deals with the entire nervous system and brain, a neurologist is able to diagnose and treat a variety of neurological disorders. Some of these specialists also go for further study to have specialization in a specific branch of neurology. Some of the conditions neurologist Dr. Baris Metin treats are:

  • Brain Stroke
  • Erb's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries - Brachial Plexus Injury At Bith
  • Reye Syndrome
  • Brachial Plexus Avulsion
  • Meningitis
  • Brachial Plexus Rupture
  • Epilepsy
  • Encephalitis
  • Neurosyphilis
  • Myelitis
  • Brain Cancer

The neurologist treats diseases that affect the nervous system, such as: infections (viral, bacterial, fungal) Cancers (benign, malignant) Neurological diseases are common, and the risks of developing them increase with age.

Signs and Symptoms treated by Dr. Baris Metin

Some of the common symptoms of neurological conditions are listed below. If you have any of these symptoms, consult a neurologist.:

  • Changes in smell or taste
  • Problems with sexual, bowel and bladder function
  • Ringing in your ears (tinnitus)
  • Dizziness
  • Slowed movement (bradykinesia)
  • Rigid muscles
  • Speech changes (Slurred speech)
  • Fatigue
  • Tingling or pain in parts of your body
  • Memory Loss
  • Writing changes
  • Tremor (shaking, usually begins in a limb, often your hand or fingers)
  • Impaired posture and balance
  • Temporary vision loss
  • Loss of automatic movements

A person can also have problems with his/her senses due to sensory dysfunction. In such cases, they should also consult a neurologist to seek treatment.

Operating Hours of Dr. Baris Metin

The working hours of doctor Baris Metin is 10 am to 4 pm from Monday to Saturday. The doctor has an off on Sunday. Always call the doctor or his attendant to confirm his/her availability because the doctor may not be available due to some personal reasons or any emergencies.

Popular Procedures performed by Dr Baris Metin

The list of popular procedures that Dr Baris Metin performs is given below::

  • Epilepsy Treatment

The doctor completely evaluates the condition of the patient before performing any procedure. The neurologist has reported a high success rate in performing various procedures with high precision and accuracy. The doctor also holds a rich experience in handling complex cases with ease. The specialist is proficient in using the latest techniques to perform the procedures and ensures that the patient recovers quickly.


  • Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine, 2004
  • Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine / Department of Neurology, 2009
  • Belgium Ghent University -Ph.D., 2013

Past Experiences

  • 2004-2009: Istanbul University
  • 2009-2013: Ghent University, Ph.D. student
  • 2013-2014: Ghent University, a Postdoc researcher
  • 2014-2016: Uskudar University, Assistant Professor
  • Uskudar University TTO director, 2015-present.
  • Uskudar University, Neuroscience Program Coordinator

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  • European Neurology Association Equivalency, 2010


  • EEG and Clinical Neuroscience Society Board Member
  • Board Member of The Therapeutic Brain Mapping and Neurotechnology Association


  • Arikan, MK, Metin, B., Tarhan, N, Tulay, EE (2018). Multimodal Neuroimaging: Basic Concepts and Classification of Neuropsychiatric Diseases. Clin EEG Neurosci. In press.
  • Arikan, MK, Metin, B., Tarhan, N. (2018). High frequencies in EEG is related to the level of insight in schizophrenia patients. Clin EEG Neurosci. In press.
  • Sutcubasi, B., Metin, B. et al. (2018). The relationship between responsiveness to social and monetary rewards and ADHD symptoms. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience. In press.
  • Tas, C., Metin, B. et al. Discriminating schizophrenia and schizo-obsessive disorder: a structural MRI study combining VBM and machine learning methods. neural Computing and Applications, 29, 377-378

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  • Stroke Treatment


How many years of experience does Dr. Baris Metin have being a neurologist in Turkey?

Dr. Baris has over 14 years of experience in his field of medicine.

What are the primary treatments and surgeries does Dr. Baris Metin as a neurologist?

He specializes in Memory Disorders, Functional Neuroimaging, Epilepsy, Electroencephalography, Headaches, and Sleep Disorders.

Does Dr. Baris Metin provide Online Consultation?

Yes, Dr. Baris Metin provides online video consultation through MediGence.

How much does it cost to consult online with Dr. Baris Metin?

It cost to video consult with Dr. Baris Metin through MediGence.

What associations is Dr. Baris Metin part of?

Dr. Baris is a part of various medical organizations that are internationally recognized.

When do you need to see a neurologist such as Dr. Baris Metin?

Whenever a patient is suffering from a neurologic disorder involving the brain and the corresponding nerves, then a neurologist is visited to help diagnose, treat, and cure the disease.

How to connect with Dr. Baris Metin for Online Consultation through MediGence?

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

What area of specialization does Dr. Baris Metin have?

Dr. Baris Metin is a specialized Neurologist and is one of the most sought after doctors in Istanbul, Turkey.

Does Dr. Baris Metin offer Telemedicine Consultation through Medigence?

Yes. Dr. Baris Metin offers telemedicine via MediGence. Top Brain and Spine Specialist in Turkey like Dr. Baris Metin 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. Baris Metin?

To avail a Telemedicine call with Dr. Baris Metin, the interested candidate should:

  • Search Dr. Baris Metin 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. Baris Metin have?

Dr. Baris Metin is one of the most sought after specialists in Turkey and has over 18 Years years of experience.

What is the consulting fee of Dr. Baris Metin?

The consultation fees of Brain and Spine Specialist in Turkey like Dr. Baris Metin starts from USD 240.

FAQ's Related to Neurologist

What does a Neurologist do?

A neurologist is a specialist who diagnoses and treats conditions of the spinal cord, brain, and nerves. This could include muscle diseases as well as disorders that affect thinking and behavior. A neurologist has completed specialist training after becoming a doctor. Neurologists enroll in a fellowship program to have deep experience in their specialty area because they are responsible for diagnosing and treating the complex conditions of the nervous system. Neurologists are also trained to perform a number of diagnostic tests to know the cause of a disease of the nervous system. Based on the tests, neurologists start treatment for a particular condition.

What are the tests required before and during consultation for Neurologist?

There are certain tests that you need to get done before and after consultation with a neurologist so that they can evaluate the overall condition of the patient and start appropriate treatment. The tests that help neurologists diagnose underlying neurological disorders are listed below::

  • Echocardiogram
  • Blood Tests
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Computerized tomography (CT) scan
  • Carotid Iltrasound
  • Cerebral Angiogram
  • Physical Exam

Sometimes, you might need to have some more tests for the accurate diagnosis of neurological disorders. These tests are:

  1. Angiography
  2. Biopsy Cerebrospinal fluid analysis
  3. Electroencephalography
  4. Electromyography
  5. Electronystagmography
  6. Evoked potentials
  7. Myelography
  8. polysomnogram
  9. Thermography
When should you go to see a Neurologist

Here are some reasons to see a neurologist:

Neuropathic pain: Neuropathic pain happens when the nerves are damaged due to injury or disease. Diabetes can sometimes cause such nerve damage. Pain may be acute.

Migraines: Frequent and acute headaches are the most common reason to see a neurologist.

Seizures: Seizures are a type of disturbances in the brain. They can lead to strange sensations, loss of consciousness, and uncontrolled movements.

Brain or spinal cord injury: Car accident, fall, and sports injury could harm your brain or the spinal cord. Brain injuries can also cause headaches, loss of consciousness, dizziness, and seizures.