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H. Kaya YORGANCI, Turkey / Director of Surgical Critical Care

Department of Surgery
Hacettepe University School of Medicine
Dr. Yorganci is Professor of Surgery. He is the chief consultant of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit and director of Burn Unit at Hacettepe University Medical School in Ankara, Turkey. He has graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Medicine (Turkey) in 1991. After completing his residency at the Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine (Turkey), Department of General Surgery in 1997, he had his additional trauma, burn and critical care training at the Medical College of Wisconsin (USA) Trauma and Critical Care Unit as a research fellow in 2000 – 2001. He is elected to executive committee of Turkish Medical and Surgical Intensive Care Society in 2005 and selected as the vise president of this society in 2014. He and his society members worked on the new establishment of intensive care medicine curriculum in Turkey with the Turkish Ministry of Health. He is also in the scientific committee of burn treatment, at the Ministry of Health, Turkish Surgical Society and Turkish Society of Trauma and Emergency Surgery. Besides surgical critical care, his main scientific interests are severe abdominal trauma, intra-abdominal infection, surgical endocrine diseases, and critical care of the burned patient.