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Qualification and Experience

Dr. Mustafa Bozbuga is a renowned neurosurgeon with over 30 years of experience in his field of surgery. He obtained his medical education from Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine followed by Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine - Neurosurgery (Brain and Nerve Surgery) Clinic - Specialist Training -1991. After this, he attended George Washington University Faculty of Medicine Chair of Neurosurgery - Skull Base Surgery and Microneurosurgery – 1994. He has also served at the Zurich University Hospital Neurosurgery Chair - Clinic and Microneurosurgery Laboratory – 1989.

Contribution to surgical Science

Dr. Mustafa specializes in Skull Base Surgery, Neuro-oncology (Tumor Surgery), Neurovascular Surgery (Surgery of Brain Vessels: Aneurysm, AVM,…), Spine and Spinal Cord Surgery (Spinal Cord Tumors, Vascular Malformations, Narrow Canal Disease of the Spine and Waist and neck hernias. He has been a part of various researches conducted and published in renowned journals around the globe as well.

Conditions Treated by Dr. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga

A neurosurgeon is a medical specialist who diagnoses and treats conditions affecting the nervous system, including the brain, peripheral nerves, spinal cord, and spine. Neurosurgeons offer non-operative as well as surgical treatment to patients. Here is a list of some of the conditions Dr. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga treats:

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

Signs and symptoms treated by Dr. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga

Some of the signs and symptoms that neurological disorders can produce are listed below. These symptoms should be discussed with a neurosurgeon for further medical investigation.

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

When the brain is damaged, it affects different things, including memory, sensation, and even an individual’s personality. Brain disorders are caused by illness, genetics, and traumatic injury. These disorders can produce different symptoms.

Operating Hours of Dr. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga

Doctor Professor Mustafa Bozbuga is available from 11 am to 5 pm (Monday to Saturday). The doctor is not available 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. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga

The popular procedures that Dr. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga performs are listed below:

  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)
  • Craniotomy
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Brain Cancer Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Brain Tumour Treatment

One of the eminent neurosurgeons in the world, Dr. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga 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 University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine - Neurosurgery (Brain and Nerve Surgery) Clinic - Specialist Training, 1991
  • George Washington University Faculty of Medicine Chair of Neurosurgery - Skull Base Surgery and Microneurosurgery, 1994
  • Osaka City University Faculty of Medicine Neurosurgery Chair - Skull Base Surgery and Microneurosurgery, 1994
  • Istanbul University Istanbul Medical Faculty Anatomy Department - Anatomy Doctorate Education, 2004

Past Experiences

  • Zurich University Hospital Neurosurgery Chair - Clinic and Microneurosurgery Laboratory, 1989
  • Kartal Training and Research Hospital, Brain and Nerve Surgery Clinic, 2001
  • Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery - Professor, 2008
  • Hisar Intercontinental Hospital Istanbul Head of Neurological Sciences Advanced Diagnosis and Treatment Center, 2015
  • Head of Department of Brain and Nerve Surgery, Medical Park Gaziosmanpasa Hospital, 2018
  • Currently, he is working as the founding Head of the Department of "Brain and Nerve Surgery" at the Uskudar University Faculty of Medicine NPIstanbul Brain Hospital

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  • Bozboga M, Unal F, Hepgul K, Izgi N, Turantan MI, Turker K: Fracture of the Occipital Condyle. Spine 17: 1119-1121, 1992.
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  • Bozboga M, Izgi N, Canbolat A: The Effects of Chronic Alpha-tocopherol Administration on Lipid Peroxidation in an Experimental Model of Acute Spinal Cord Injury. Neurosurg Rev 21: 36-42, 1998, PubMed PMID: 9584284.
  • Bozbuga M, Izgi N, Polat G, Gurel I: Posterior fossa epidural hematomas: observations on a series of 73 cases. Neurosurg Rev. 1999; 22 (1): 34-40, PubMed PMID: 10348205.

Share Your Experience about Dr. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga


  • Brain Cancer Treatment
  • Brain Tumour Treatment
  • Craniotomy
  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion


How many years of experience does Dr. Mustafa Bozbuga have being a neurosurgeon in Turkey?

Dr. Mustafa has over 30 years of experience in his field of surgery.

What are the primary treatments and surgeries does Dr. Mustafa Bozbuga as a neurosurgeon?

Dr. Mustafa specializes in Skull Base Surgery, Neuro-oncology, Neurovascular Surgery, Spine, and Spinal Cord Surgery (Spinal Cord Tumors, Vascular Malformations, Narrow Canal Disease of the Spine and Waist and neck hernias.

Does Dr. Mustafa Bozbuga provide Online Consultation?

Yes, Dr. Mustafa Bozbuga provides online video consultation through MediGence.

How much does it cost to consult online with Dr. Mustafa Bozbuga?

It cost to video consult with Dr. Mustafa Bozbuga through MediGence.

What associations is Dr. Mustafa Bozbuga part of?

Dr. Mustafa has been on the board of several medical journals helping them in editing and selecting various research projects to publish.

When do you need to see a neurosurgeon such as Dr. Mustafa Bozbuga?

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. Dr. Mustafa helps cure these diseases with surgical intervention as well.

How to connect with Dr. Mustafa Bozbuga 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. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga have?

Dr. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga is a specialized Neurosurgeon and is one of the most sought after doctors in Istanbul, Turkey.

Does Dr. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga offer Telemedicine Consultation through Medigence?

Yes. Dr. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga offers telemedicine via MediGence. Top Brain and Spine Specialist in Turkey like Dr. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga 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. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga?

To avail a Telemedicine call with Dr. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga, the interested candidate should:

  • Search Dr. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga 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. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga have?

Dr. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga is one of the most sought after specialists in Turkey and has over 30 Years years of experience.

What is the consulting fee of Dr. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga?

The consultation fees of Brain and Spine Specialist in Turkey like Dr. Professor Mustafa Bozbuga starts from USD 260.

FAQ's Related to Neurosurgeon

What does a Neurosurgeon do?

Neurosurgeons provide surgical treatment for the conditions of the brain and spine. They are considered some of the highly experienced and trained specialists in medicine and are involved in consulting with other doctors about various cases. Neurosurgeons treat people with a range of neurological issues, such as lower back pain, brain tumor, carpal tunnel syndrome, and peripheral nervous system disorders. 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

Diagnosis tests act as an important tool to find out the condition(s) a patient is suffering from. So, a neurosurgeon will ask you to get a few tests done so that they get to know the cause of the symptoms which further helps in finding the condition the patient is suffering from. Based on the diagnosis, the doctor can start appropriate treatment. 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:

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

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 top signs that suggest you should consult a neurosurgeon:

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

The nervous system is a complex part of the body, so neurosurgeons perform complicated surgeries. They address the issues of the entire nervous system and offer treatment of every part of the body affected by the nerves. They also help in the diagnosis of symptoms of the nervous system and come up with minimally invasive treatment plans.