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Prof. Dr. Berkan Gurakan
Excellent
AiroScore
9.80

Prof. Dr. Berkan Gurakan

pediatrics
pediatrics
User ScoreExperienceRatingPrice RangePublicationsOnline Consultations
99%43 years9.8/10$$$101Yes

Overview

Country, City
Turkey, Istanbul
Health facility
American Hospital Istanbul
Medical unit
Department of pediatrics

About the doctor

Prof. Dr. Berkan Gurakan is an esteemed pediatrician with an impressive career spanning 42 years. He obtained his medical degree and specialized in Child Health and Diseases at the Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Gurakan further pursued a Neonatology Minor Specialization Training at the same institution. Throughout his career, Dr. Gurakan has held various positions in notable healthcare institutions, including the American Hospital Istanbul, where he currently heads the Department of Pediatrics. He is an active member of the Turkish Neonatology Association and the Turkish National Pediatric Association. With 94 scientific publications, Dr. Gurakan's research focuses on a wide range of pediatric conditions. Notably, his studies on breastfeeding and its impact on working mothers and the immunological properties of breast milk have garnered recognition, earning him awards such as the Wheyt Research Award and the Milupa Research Award. Dr. Gurakan's extensive experience, dedication to research, and involvement in professional associations demonstrate his commitment to providing the best possible care for his young patients. His expertise in pediatrics and his passion for advancing medical knowledge make him a highly respected and sought-after pediatrician in Istanbul, Turkey.

Skills & Expertise

newborn
neonatology
pediatrics
breast milk
coagulation
diabetic
breastfeeding
distress syndrome
respiratory distress
bilirubin
hypertension
infection
coarctation aorta
neonate pulmonary hypertension
marfan syndrome
neural tube defects
gastroenteritis
bone marrow
staphylococcus aureus
weight loss
dilated cardiomyopathy
diaphragmatic hernia
newborn hearing screening
congenital epulis tongue
immune hydrops fetalis
subcutaneous fat necrosis
conjugated hyperbilirubinemia
intranasal budesonide
neonatal period
blood cell
enteroviral infection
chest tube
infant bronchiolitis
candida albicans
antibiotic therapy
arachnoid cysts
lactation period
polycystic kidney
thyroid hormone
genital hypoplasia
sildenafil iloprost
venous blood
facial dysmorphism
arterial thrombus
alcapa infant
mimicking leukemia
nonhemolytic jaundice
breastfeeding malnutrition
sleeping pattern
interstitial emphysema

Resume

CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Education
  • 1975-1981 Studied medicine at the Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine
  • 1981-1985 Child Health and Diseases Specialization Training at the Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine
  • 1990-1992 Neonatology Minor Specialization Training at the Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine
Experience
  • 1985-1987 Military service at the Ankara Mevki Hospital
  • 1987-1989 Mandatory Service Duty at the Adana State Hospital
  • 1989-1994 Doctor at the Ankara SSK Etlik Maternity Home
  • 1994-2007 Faculty Member at the Baskent University Faculty of Medicine
  • 2007 Head of Pediatrics Department at the American Hospital
Awards & Memberships
  • Member of the Turkish Neonatology Association
  • Member of the Turkish National Pediatric Association
  • Member of the Turkish Neonatology Association
  • Wheyt Research Award for his article “Lactation Period in Working Mothers”
  • Milupa Research Award for his study “The Effects of Breast Milk Fortifiers on the Immunological Properties of Breast Milk”

Languages

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English
Turkish flag
Turkish
Kurdish flag
Kurdish

Publications

Relationship between thyroid hormone levels and transient tachypnea of the newborn in late-preterm, early-term, and term infants.

April, 2019

A case of pneumonia due to co-infection of two different viruses

March, 2017

Adenovirus, Norovirus and Rotavirus in Etiology of Children with Acute Gastroenteritis Applying to Istanbul American Hospital

January, 2017

Location

Güzelbahçe Sk., 20, 34365 Istanbul, Turkey

FAQ

Where does the doctor practice?

What is the specialization of Prof. Dr. Berkan Gurakan?

The primary specialization of the doctor is pediatrics.

What is the experience of the specialist?

Prof. Dr. Berkan Gurakan has been practicing for more than 43 years.

What is the rating of the doctor?

What topics does Prof. Dr. Berkan Gurakan expert at?

The doctor has excellent knowledge in newborn, neonatology, pediatrics, breast milk, coagulation.

Is the specialist involved in the research?

Does the specialist offer online consultations?

Yes, Prof. Dr. Berkan Gurakan performs virtual appointments and offers a second medical opinion service.

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