BIOGRAPHY

Qualification and Experience

Dr Mustafa Kemal Hemamcioglu is a distinguished neurosurgeon working at the Liv Hospital Ulus, Istanbul, Turkey. He has over 31 years of experience in his field. He obtained his medical education from Ege University Graduate School of Medicine in 1986. He then went on to do neurosurgery from Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul 1988 – 1995. He specialises in Surgical Treatment of Brain Tumors and Pituitary Adenomas, Intramedullary and Extramedullary Tumors of Spinal Cord (Spinal Cord), Cerebro-Vascular Surgery and Microvascular Decompression, Percutaneous RF Rhizotomy in the Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia and Hemifacial Spasm. 

Contribution to Medical Science

Dr Mustafa has been a part of many articles published in reputed journals across the globe. He is also a part of many prestigious societies such as Turkish Neurosurgery Association (TND), 1998 and Nervous System Surgery Association (SSCD), 2005. He is fluent in Turkish and English. He has even previously worked at Dr AD Bsk TC Istanbul Bilim University Faculty of Medicine Neurosurgery.

Conditions Treated by Dr. Mustafa Kemal Hamamcioglu

Neurosurgeons are trained to treat people suffering aneurysms, blocked arteries, trauma to the brain and spine, birth defects, chronic low-back pain, brain and spinal cord cancer, and peripheral nerve problems. Neurosurgeons also do surgeries for carpal tunnel syndrome, spinal surgery, and brain tumor removal surgery. Here is a list of some of the conditions Dr. Mustafa Kemal Hamamcioglu treats:

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

Signs and symptoms treated by Dr. Mustafa Kemal Hamamcioglu

Some of the signs and symptoms of neurological disorders are listed below. Consult your doctor/neurosurgeons if you experience any of these symptoms. Early detection of the condition can help control the severity of the symptoms and can be effectively treated. The below symptoms should be discussed with a neurosurgeon who will advise required diagnostic tests and start appropriate treatment.

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

The above symptoms appear mainly due to conditions that can adversely affect the nervous system. The symptoms can vary from person to person because the nervous system regulates different body functions. Symptoms can include all forms of pain.

Operating Hours of Dr. Mustafa Kemal Hamamcioglu

The working hour of doctor Mustafa Kemal Hamamcioglu is 11 am to 5 pm from Monday to Saturday. The doctor has an off on Sunday. Although the doctor is mostly available during operating hours, you should check with the doctor for his availability and then visit his clinic/hospital.

Popular Procedures performed by Dr. Mustafa Kemal Hamamcioglu

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

  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries/Stereotactic Procedures
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Laminectomy
  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Craniotomy
  • Brain Tumour Treatment

With a rich experience in neurosurgery and having a record for performing a number of successful brain surgeries with a high success rate, the neurosurgeon has received global recognition for their holistic approach. Patient safety is the top priority for the doctor who follows all medical protocols and provides care of international standards. Also, the doctor can handle even the most complicated cases with ease.

Qualification

  • MD. Askale SSK Health Station Physician, Erzurum Ege Universityi Medical Faculty Post Graduate

Past Experiences

  • Liv Hospital Ulus
  • Sisli Florence Nightingale Hospital
  • Assoc. Dr. AD Bsk TC Istanbul Bilim University Faculty of Medicine Neurosurgery AD, Istanbul 2011
  • Assoc. Dr. Trakya University Faculty of Medicine Neurosurgery, Edirne 2011
  • Asst. Assoc. Dr, Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Edirne1996 - 2011
  • Member of Surgical Intensive Care Units, Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, 2008 - 2011
  • Operating Theater Coordination and Monitoring Committee Member, Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, 2006 - 2011
  • Visiting scholar University of Virginia, Department of Neurosurgery, 1999 Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
  • Visiting scholar University of Pennsylvania, The Children's Hospital of 1999
  • Philadelphia, Department of Neurosurgery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Exp. Dr. Trakya University Faculty of Medicine Neurosurgery, Edirne 1996
  • Kara Tbp. Travelers. NBC School, Kenan Evren Barracks, Kuçukyalı, Istanbul 1993
  • Clinical observer The Walton Neurology and Neurosurgery Center, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England 1992
  • Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine Foundation, Department of Neurosurgery, and Accountant, Istanbul University, 1989 - 1992
  • Ar. See. Dr. Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul University Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul 1988 - 1995
  • Dr. Askale SSK Health Station Physician, Erzurum 1986 - 1988
  • Ege University Graduate School of Medicine 1986

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MEMBERSHIPS (2)

  • Turkish Neurosurgical Society (TND), 1998
  • Nervous System Surgery Society (SSCD), 2005

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PROCEDURES

  • Brachial Plexus Injuries/Stereotactic Procedures
  • Brain Tumour Treatment
  • Craniotomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Spinal Fusion

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many years of experience does Dr Mustafa Kemal Hamamcioglu have being a neurosurgeon in Turkey?

Dr Mustafa has over 31 years of experience in his field of neurosurgery.

What are the primary treatments and surgeries does Dr Mustafa Kemal Hamamcioglu as a neurosurgeon?

He specialises in Surgical Treatment of Brain Tumors and Pituitary Adenomas, Intramedullary and Extramedullary Tumors of Spinal Cord (Spinal Cord), Cerebro-Vascular Surgery and Microvascular Decompression, Percutaneous RF Rhizotomy in the Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia and Hemifacial Spasm.

Does Dr Mustafa Kemal Hamamcioglu provide Online Consultation?

Yes, Dr Mustafa provides online consultation through MediGence.

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

It costs 160 USD for online consultation with Dr Mustafa.

What associations is Dr Mustafa Kemal Hamamcioglu part of?

He is also a part of many prestigious societies such as Turkish Neurosurgery Association (TND), 1998 and Nervous System Surgery Association (SSCD), 2005.

When do you need to see a neurosurgeon such as Dr Mustafa Kemal Hamamcioglu?

Whenever a patient requires surgery to correct a disorder related to the brain or a part of the nervous system then a neurosurgeon is referred to. Dr Mustafa is an expert in fields of neurosurgery such as surgery of brain tumours and pituitary adenomas.

How to connect with Dr Mustafa Kemal Hamamcioglu 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. Mustafa Kemal Hamamcioglu have?
Dr. Mustafa Kemal Hamamcioglu is a specialized Neurosurgeon and is one of the most sought after doctors in Ulus, Turkey.
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FAQ's Related to Neurosurgeon

What does a Neurosurgeon do?

Neurosurgeons, also known as brain surgeons, are doctors who specialize in the surgical treatment of conditions that affect the nervous system, brain, and spine. Neurosurgeons first have the training which makes them eligible to practise as a doctor. After this, they complete specialist training in neurosurgery. Neurosurgeons work both in private and public hospitals. They also see patients in a clinic or surgery. They work closely with specialists and health professionals as part of a medical team, such as a critical care team or a hospital stroke team.

What are the tests required before and during consultation for Neurosurgeon

A neurosurgeon will recommend you one or more diagnostic tests before and during consultation in order to find out the case of the condition and start the right treatment. A neurological examination is the assessment of motor responses and sensory neuron and includes the following:

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

For the diagnosis of neurological conditions, you need to have one or more of the following tests::

  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 perform complicated operations on the brain. Also, they deal with the whole nervous system and treat all the body parts that are affected by nerve issues. Typically, a neurosurgeon will diagnose patients' symptoms and come up with minimally invasive treatment plans.