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Qualification and Experience

Dr. Baran Yilmaz is a highly skilled Neurosurgeon in Turkey. He has over 21 years of experience as a Neurosurgeon in Turkey. Dr. Baran Yilmaz’s primary treatments and procedures include scoliosis, neck hernia, cerebellum prolapse, arachnoid cyst,  degenerative and vascular diseases of the brain, tumours. Dr. Baran Yilmaz graduated from the prestigious Marmara University, Turkey. He underwent training at the Yale School of Medicine, USA. Currently, he is a consultant Neurosurgeon at the Istinye University Medical Faculty Liv Hospital.

Contribution to Medical Science

Dr. Baran Yilmaz is a well-known Neurosurgeon who has been awarded the prestigious Prof. Dr. Hamit Ziya Gokalp Young Neurosurgeon. He has several publications to his credit. He is a member of the Turkish Neurosurgery Association, Turkish Spine Association, AOSpine. 

Conditions Treated by Dr. Baran Yilmaz

A neurosurgeon is a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis as well as surgical treatment of conditions of the central and peripheral nervous system, such as congenital anomalies, infections of the brain or spine, stroke, trauma, tumors, vascular disorders, or degenerative diseases of the spine. Here is a list of some of the conditions Dr. Baran Yilmaz treats:

  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Disc Disease
  • Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Vertebral Tumors
  • Aneurysm
  • Brain Abscess
  • Dementia
  • Spinal Tumor
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Meningioma
  • Dystonia
  • Slip Disc
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Chronic Depression
  • Disc Bulge
  • Astrocytoma
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Ependymomas
  • Disc Degeneration
  • Disc Dessication
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Achondroplasia
  • Traumatic Head Injury
  • High Intracranial Pressure
  • Tremors
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Brain Infection
  • Mixed Gliomas
  • Vertebral Osteoporosis
  • Disc Pain
  • Disc Herniation
  • Stroke
  • Scoliosis
  • Paget'S Disease
  • Brain Cancers- Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Edema
  • Csf Obstruction
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Brain Tumor - Glioblastoma
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Brain Tumor
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc
  • Fractured Vertebra
  • Vertebral Hemangioma
  • Epilepsy
  • Glioma
  • Brain Cancers
  • Oligodendrogliomas

Signs and symptoms treated by Dr. Baran Yilmaz

Neurological conditions produce different symptoms ranging from mild to severe. You should never ignore any such symptoms because these may lead to severe results if left unaddressed. Some of the signs and symptoms that neurological disorders can produce are listed below.

  • restricting range of motion
  • Drowsiness
  • Downward deviation of eyes or sunset sign
  • Unusually large head size
  • Numbness or weakness in your lower back, buttock, leg or feet
  • Sleep problems
  • “Pins and needles” feeling in your legs, toes or feet
  • Rapidly increasing head circumference
  • Headaches, which may be severe and worsen with activity or in the early morning
  • Inability to maintain normal posture due to stiffness and/or pain
  • Pain that worsens with movement; loss of movement
  • Memory problems
  • Prominent scalp veins
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Stiffness in the low back area
  • Bulging and tense fontanelle or soft spot
  • Moderate to severe pain in lower back, buttock and down your leg
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle spasms either with activity or at rest
  • Seizures

Neurologic symptoms are generally caused by a disorder that affects the nervous system and could vary greatly as the nervous system controls many various body functions. Symptoms can be all forms of pain and can involve muscle function, the special senses, sleep, awareness, and mental function.

Operating Hours of Dr. Baran Yilmaz

The working hour of doctor Baran Yilmaz is 11 am to 5 pm from Monday to Saturday. The doctor has an off on Sunday. 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. Baran Yilmaz

With several years of experience and deep knowledge, Dr Baran Yilmaz has successfully performed a wide range of surgeries. Some of the popular procedures performed by the specialists include::

  • Microdiscectomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Brain Tumour Treatment
  • Craniotomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)

One of the eminent neurosurgeons in the world, Dr. Baran Yilmaz has specialized in the surgical treatment of diseases of the nervous system. The doctor works with a team of highly experienced physicians and can handle even the most complex with quite an ease. The neurosurgeon follows all medical protocols to ensure patient safety.


  • Istanbul Ataturk Science High School
  • Marmara University School of Medicine
  • Marmara University, Brain and Nerve Surgery Department

Past Experiences

  • Cizre Public Hospital
  • Bahcesehir University Goztepe Medicalpark Hospital
  • Global Team of Board Certified Surgeons and Medical Specialists
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  • Bilateral thalamic anaplastic glioma: Case report
  • Encephalomyelitis associated with Covid-19 infection: case report.
  • Intracranial hemangiopericytoma after radiation treatment: first case in the literature.
  • Magnetic resonance imaging findings of mixed neuronal–glial tumors with pathologic correlation: a review
  • Hydatid disease: MR imaging of calvarium and superior sagittal sinus involvement.

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  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Spinal Fusion


How many years of experience does MD Baran Yilmaz have being a neurosurgeon in Turkey?

Dr. Baran Yilmaz has over 21 years of experience as a Neurosurgeon in Turkey.

What are the primary treatments and surgeries does MD Baran Yilmaz as a neurosurgeon?

Dr. Yilmaz’s primary treatment and procedures include scoliosis, neck hernia, cerebellum prolapse, arachnoid cyst, degenerative and vascular diseases of the brain, tumours.

Does MD Baran Yilmaz provide Online Consultation?

Yes, Dr. Baran Yilmaz provides online consultation through MediGence.

How much does it cost to consult online with MD Baran Yilmaz?

It costs USD 200 to consult with the expert Neurosurgeon.

What associations is MD Baran Yilmaz part of?

Dr. Baran Yilmaz is part of the Turkish Neurosurgery Association, Turkish Spine Association, AOSpine.

When do you need to see a neurosurgeon such as MD Baran Yilmaz?

We need to consult a neurosurgeon such as Dr. Baran Yilmaz for queries regarding degenerative diseases and vascular diseases of the brain, scoliosis, prolapse, arachnoid cyst.

How to connect with MD Baran Yilmaz for Online Consultation through MediGence?

The expert Neurosurgeon from Turkey can be easily consulted online by registering your profile with MediGence and writing down your query. An appointment for a consultation with the expert will be scheduled. After the payment via PayPal, the Online Teleconsultation will connect the expert and the patient through a live F2F session.

What area of specialization does Dr. Baran Yilmaz have?

Dr. Baran Yilmaz is a specialized Neurosurgeon and is one of the most sought after doctors in Istanbul, Turkey.

Does Dr. Baran Yilmaz offer Telemedicine Consultation through Medigence?

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

To avail a Telemedicine call with Dr. Baran Yilmaz, the interested candidate should:

  • Search Dr. Baran Yilmaz 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. Baran Yilmaz have?

Dr. Baran Yilmaz is one of the most sought after specialists in Turkey and has over 20 Years years of experience.

What is the consulting fee of Dr. Baran Yilmaz?

The consultation fees of Brain and Spine Specialist in Turkey like Dr. Baran Yilmaz starts from USD 190.

FAQ's Related to Neurosurgeon

What does a Neurosurgeon do?

Dr. Baran Yilmaz is a renowned neurosurgeon who is known for his patient-centric approach and high success rate. The doctor evaluates the condition of the patient completely before performing any procedure to understand the risk associated with the procedure. With vast experience in performing even the most complex cases with high precision and accuracy, the doctor follows medical protocols in order to ensure patient safety. Also, the doctor is abreast with the latest techniques. Neurosurgeons mostly see patients in their own clinics and public and private hospitals. Sometimes, they have to work with other specialists and medical experts to seek their opinion on diagnosis and surgery techniques. They also evaluate the diagnostic tests to know the exact underlying conditions and accordingly proceed with the treatment.

What are the tests required before and during consultation for Neurosurgeon

You have to undergo one or more diagnostic tests before and during a consultation with a neurosurgeon. The result of the tests will help the doctor determine the root cause of the disease and plan the treatment accordingly. A neurological exam or a neuro exam is the evaluation of an individual’s nervous system to know how well it is functioning and find out an underlying condition. A neurological exam may include:

  • Blood Tests
  • Physical Exam
  • Neurological exam
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Nerve conduction velocity studies/electromyography
  • Spinal MRI
  • MRI Brain
  • Spinal X-ray
  • Myelogram
  • CT Brain

Below are some tests that a neurosurgeon may recommend for the diagnosis of the conditions of the nervous system.:

  1. Cerebral Angiogram
  2. CT Myelogram
  3. CT Scans
  4. Lumbar Puncture
  5. MRI Scans
  6. X-ray Imaging
  7. Electroencephalogram
  8. Electromyogram
  9. Spinal tap CT
When should you go to see a neurosurgeon?

Here are some of the common signs that you must seek the medical assistance of a neurosurgeon:

  1. Numbness and pain
  2. Weak grip
  3. Persistent headache/migraine
  4. Impaired movement
  5. Seizures
  6. Balance issues

Neurosurgeons help in the diagnosis and treatment of the conditions of the nervous system. They are mostly involved in complicated surgery of the brain. They offer surgical treatment for the conditions affecting any part of the body, caused mainly due to nerve issues.