Op. Dr. Tuğrul Kihtir

UND Clinical Associate Professor

Institutions: Training and Education

  • Cleveland Case Western University Hospitals, USA
  • New York Medical College Lincoln Medical Center, USA
  • Stockholm Karolinska Institute, Sweden
  • Messina University, Italy
  • University of Istanbul School of Medicine
  • Istanbul American Robert College

Institutions: Work Experience

  • Cornell University St. Barnabas Medical Center, USA
  • Assist. Professor, New York Medical College, USA
  • Assoc. Professor, Bismarck University of North Dakota School of Medicine, USA
  • Anatolia Health Center affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine, Izmit
  • Kadikoy Florence Nightingale Hospital (Since 2005)

Areas of Medical Interest

  • Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery
  • Face and Nose Surgery
  • Liposuction and Tummy Tuck
  • Varicose Veins
  • Laser Treatments
  • Skin Cancers
  • Nonhealing Wounds
  • First describer of the operation “Dermis-Fat Graft Technique in the Treatment of Anal Insufficiency”


  • Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery, former
  • Certified, American Board of Surgery, former
  • International Committee, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of surgeons, former
  • Member, American Association of Wound Care, former

Research and Publications

  • 20+ Scientific Publications and Presentations
  • 2 Medical Books and 2 Medical Book Chapters