Dr. Tahir Karadeniz

   Liv Hospital Ulus , Istanbul, Turkey

  38 Years of experience

   300 USD for Video Consultation

BIOGRAPHY

Qualification and Experience

Dr Tahir Karadeniz is a reputed urologist with over 30 years of experience in his field. He is currently working at the Liv Hospital Ulus, Istanbul, Turkey. He specialises in Robotic Urological Surgery, Laparoscopic Urological Surgery, Prostate cancer, Kidney Cancer (Robotic Partial Nephrectomy), Testicular Cancer, Stone Surgeries (Flexible - Rigid Ureteroscopy, Percutaneous Stone Surgery), Female Urology (Urinary incontinence, Overactive bladder, Painful bladder syndrome) and Prostate Enlargement (BPH). He obtained his medical education from Istanbul University Cerrahpa?a Faculty of Medicine, he then went on to get his degree in urology from the same Institute. 

Contribution to Medical Science

Dr Tahir has been a part of many articles written in reputed medical journals from around the world. He is also a part of many associations such as EAU (European Association Urology), AUA (American Association Urology), Turkish Urology Association, Urooncology Association and the Turkish Andrology Association. He is fluent in Turkish and English. 

 

Conditions treated by Dr. Tahir Karadeniz

Dr. Tahir Karadeniz treats several conditions and we have listed them below for your perusal.:

  • Polycystic Kidneys
  • Kidney Stones
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Stones in the Kidney or Ureter
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Kidney Failure

Urinary incontinence and Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are some of the most common urological conditions that patients endure. The underlying causes for incontinence can be many such as:

  1. diabetes
  2. pregnancy or childbirth
  3. overactive bladder
  4. enlarged prostate
  5. weak bladder muscles
  6. weak sphincter muscles (muscles supporting the urethra)
  7. urinary tract infections
  8. diseases including Parkinsons and multiple sclerosis
  9. injury to the spinal cord
  10. severe constipation

Obstructive to the flow of urine, smaller kidney or uretral stones are sometimes removed from your body with no medical assistance but the larger stones need to be removed with surgical or medical assistance. When patients have issues such as erectile dysfunction (ED), bladder cancer and prostate cancer, even then the urologist is the one who provides adequate treatment to the patients.

Signs and Symptoms treated by Dr Tahir Karadeniz

Please do have a look at the various signs and symptoms that suggest a urological condition.:

  • A recurring need to urinate urgently
  • A strong, persistent urge to urinate
  • Difficulty urinating
  • Passing frequent, small amounts of urine
  • Presence of blood in the urine, a condition also called hematuria
  • Burning sensation or pain during urination
  • Urine that appears cloudy

When one feels the need to urinate even with an empty bladder or the frequency of urination has changed then it is most probably a urological condition in the patient. These are conditions which are related to the functions of filtering as well as carrying the urine in the body and can affect anyone, age and gender no bar..

Operating Hours of Dr. Tahir Karadeniz

On Saturday and Sunday the operating hours of the doctor are from 10 am to 1 pm and Monday to Friday they are 10 am to 4 pm. The doctor is known to be a thorough professional and often goes beyond the call of duty to help patients.

Popular Procedures performed by Dr. Tahir Karadeniz

Here is a detailed list of popular procedures that Dr. Tahir Karadeniz performs.:

  • Prostate Cancer Treatment
  • Kidney Transplant

Getting permanent contraception done in men is as important a procedure as the decision to get it reversed and this is reason that Vasectomy and Vasectomy reversal are frequently performed by Urologists. The surgery done by a Urologist can be to get rid of a tumor or even complete bladder, prostate when the patient has cancer. Also, the procedures assist in repairs post a trauma, get rid of portion of kidney and in breaking up or removing stones of kidney.

Past Experience

  • 2012-2017 Medicana International Istanbul
  • 1998-2012 Okmeydani Training and Research Hospital, Urology Clinic Directorate
  • 1992-1998 Okmeydani Training and Research Hospital, Urologist
  • 1989-1991 Military Duty

Qualifications

  • Istanbul Medical Faculty, Urology Department, Urology Specialty Mandatory Service as a Pratitioner Physician
  • Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, Medical Educaiton
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MEMBERSHIPS (4)
  • Turkish Urology Association
  • European Urology Association(EAU)
  • Turkish Andrology Association
  • Uro-oncology Association
Procedures
Kidney Transplant

 

There are many options when it comes to the treatment of a kidney that fails to maintain normal function in the body. Kidney transplant surgery is one of the most successful ways to restore normal functioning of the affected kidneys as it allows for an access to greater freedom and a better quality of life.

A kidney transplant patient is more likely to enjoy bouts of energy and follow the less strict diet as compared to patients who choose an alternative treatment.

The kidney performs several important functions in the human body. Even slight damage to the kidneys can, therefore, cause a lot of problems. When the kidney is rendered incapable of its main function, that is, removal of waste products from the blood, a condition called uremia develops.

Unfortunately, the symptoms of this condition do not develop unless 90 percent of the kidney is damaged. This is the time when an individual would require a kidney transplantation surgery or dialysis to restore the normal functioning.

There are several other kidney diseases that warrant the need for a kidney transplantation. Some of these conditions include the following:

    • Deep-rooted problem in the anatomy of the urinary tract
    • Extremely high blood pressure
    • Glomerulonephritis
    • Polycystic kidney disease
    • Diabetes mellitus

 

Symptoms of Kidney Dysfunction

Some of the common symptoms observed in the case of kidney diseases include the following:

  • Shortness of breath and general fatigue
  • Retention of fluid causing swelling (edema)
  • Foamy and dark orange,  brown, red or tea-colored urine
  • Increased frequency of urination
  • Back pain
  • Restless legs and inability to sleep due to leg cramps
  • Metallic taste
  • Breathing problems due to urea build up in blood
  • Loss of appetite
  • Numbness in the toes or fingertips and tingling sensation
  • Problem concentrating
Prostate Cancer Treatment

The prostate is a gland in the male reproductive system, which makes fluid that forms an essential part of the semen. Prostate cancer starts when cells of the prostate glands begin to grow abnormally

Prostate cancer is one of the leading cancers in men above the age of 60. In most of the cases, it is slow growing and may even go undetected and do not cause any problem. However, in some cases, it could be aggressive and cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body (metastatic prostate cancer)

Prostate cancer is a very slow growing disease and starts with tiny alterations in the shape and size of the prostate gland cells. The prostate cancer risk increases with age and it is rarely observed before the age of 40. That is the main reason why many men die of old age, without ever knowing that they had prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer Causes

There is no direct prostate cancer causes. However, there are some factors that can increase the risk of prostate cancer, including the following:

  • Consumption of diet rich in red meat and high fat dairy products
  • Less consumption of vegetables and fruits
  • Obesity
  • Family history of the disease
  • Smoking and alcohol consumption
  • Sexually transmitted infections

Types of Prostate Cancer

Usually, prostate cancer means the cancer of prostate gland cells called prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN). Almost all the prostate cancers are adenocarcinomas, but there are some other types of prostate cancer as well, including the following:

  • Sarcomas
  • Small-cell carcinomas
  • Neuroendocrine tumors (other than small cell carcinomas)
  • Transitional cell carcinomas

Prostate Cancer Classification

Based on how abnormal the patterns of cancer cells look, prostate cancers are classified as:

  • Low-grade PIN: In this, the pattern of prostate cells appears almost normal
  • High-grade PIN: In this, the pattern of cells looks a bit abnormal

Signs of Prostate Cancer

There are no warning signs of prostate cancer. The symptoms of metastatic prostate cancer usually appear first in the region that the cancer cells have invaded.

After cancer causes the prostate gland to swell, the following signs of prostate cancer may be experienced: 

  • Frequent urination, especially at night
  • Difficulty starting or stopping the stream of urine
  • Weak urine stream and inability to urinate
  • Pain and burning sensation during urination and ejaculation
  • Blood in urine or semen

In prostate cancer stages, the following symptoms may also be there:

  • Pain in spine, pelvis or ribs
  • Leg weakness
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Fecal incontinence
Frequently Asked Questions
How many years of experience does Dr Tahir Karadeniz have being a urologist in Turkey?

Dr Tahir has over 30 years of experience in his field of urology.

What are the primary treatments and surgeries does Dr Tahir Karadeniz as a urologist?

He specialises in Robotic Urological Surgery, Laparoscopic Urological Surgery, Prostate cancer, Kidney Cancer (Robotic Partial Nephrectomy), Testicular Cancer, Stone Surgeries (Flexible - Rigid Ureteroscopy, Percutaneous Stone Surgery), Female Urology (Urinary incontinence, Overactive bladder, Painful bladder syndrome) and Prostate Enlargement (BPH).

Does Dr Tahir Karadeniz provide Online Consultation?

Yes, Dr Tahir provides online consultation through MediGence.

How much does it cost to consult online with Dr Tahir Karadeniz?

It costs 160 USD for online consultation with Dr Tahir.

What associations is Dr Tahir Karadeniz part of?

Dr Tahir is a part of the following associations – 

EAU (European Association Urology)

AUA (American Association Urology)

Turkish Urology Association

Uro-oncology Association

Turkish Andrology Association

When do you need to see a urologist such as Dr Tahir Karadeniz?

Whenever a patient complains of a problem related to the kidney, penis, urinary bladder or any other part of the excretory system of the body, then the patient needs to see a urologist. Dr Tahir is a specialist in the treatment and diagnosis of illnesses regarding this excretory system.

How to connect with Dr Tahir Karadeniz 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. Tahir Karadeniz have?
Dr. Tahir Karadeniz is specialized in Turkey and of the most sought after doctors in Urinary Specialist.
Does Dr. Tahir Karadeniz offer Telemedicine Consultation through Medigence?
Yes. Dr. Tahir Karadeniz offers telemedicine via MediGence. Top Urinary Specialist in Turkey like Dr. Tahir Karadeniz 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. Tahir Karadeniz?
To avail a Telemedicine call with Dr. Tahir Karadeniz, the interested candidate should:
  • Search Dr. Tahir Karadeniz 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. Tahir Karadeniz have?
Dr. Tahir Karadeniz is one of the most sought after specialists in Turkey and has over 38 Years years of experience.
What is the consulting fee of Dr. Tahir Karadeniz?
The consultation fees of Urinary Specialist in Turkey like Dr. Tahir Karadeniz starts from USD 300.
FAQ's Related to Urologist
What does a Urologist do?

As a physician, it is a urologist who undertakes treatment of health conditions present in urinary tract and of male reproductive system. A referral to a urologist is forthcoming from your doctor if the health condition is of adrenal glands, bladder, kidneys, urethra or ureters. The expertise of these doctors in treating conditions of seminal vesicles, penis, epididymis, prostate, and testes in men is well known and lauded. Cancers of prostate gland, testicles, kidneys or bladder and bladder prolapse, enlarged prostate are all taken care of by a urologist.

What are the tests required before and during consultation for a Urologist?

Let us have a look at the routinely done Urology tests:

  • Pyelogram
  • Cystography
  • CT scan
  • Ultrasound of the kidney, prostate/rectal sonogram

Before beginning the physical exam the doctor begins the process by asking you questions regarding your medical history and going through the reports. The physical exam consists of checking the urinary tract, penis or testicles as well if need be and doing the digital rectal exam. The blood and urine tests are an essential component of the consultation with the doctor and give a complete picture of the various conditions or cancers. The other category of testing involves the usage of imaging techniques such as Ultrasound, X-ray scans and CT scan.

When should you go to see a Urologist?

The foremost reason for you to go to see a urologist is urinary difficulties and some of these are:

  1. Frequent urination during day or night time
  2. Burning or pain while urinating
  3. Difficulty in initiation of urine
  4. Poor stream of urine
  5. Sensation of incomplete voiding

Adding to this are several more reasons that make a consult with a urologist a must have and they are:

  1. Deranged PSA test results
  2. Blood in urine
  3. Pain in the flanks or back
  4. Urinary stone disease
  5. Testicular swelling or pain
  6. Urinary tract infections
  7. Pain in the penis
  8. Sexual dysfunction
  9. Male infertility

A proper evaluation should happen as soon as possible before the symptoms indicate a worsening of the health condition. A consultation with the urologist becomes necessary to judge whether the health condition is acute or chronic and to decide upon the right treatment path.

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