ABOUT Assoc. Prof. Dr Ozgur Karakoyun MD

Who is Assoc. Prof. Dr Ozgur Karakoyun MD?

Ozgur Karakoyun is an orthopedics and traumatology specialist who mainly focuses on limb deformations correction and stature increase operations. Besides his broad experience of working with classic external fixators and computer-aided smart fixators, Dr. Ozgur is also experienced in application of intramedulary nails for leg lengthening.He has numerous academic works in this area, and many of these have been published in international journals.

Education

  • Marmara University, Medicine (in English) (2004)
  • Shishli Etfal Educational and Research Hospital – Orthopedics and Traumatologic Clinic (internship) (2010)

Career and Honours

  • Shishli Etfal Educational and Research Hospital – Internship (2005-2010)
  • Kastamonu Dr. Munif Islamoghlu State Hospital (2010-2013)
  • Namik Kemal University, Faculty of Medicine (2013-2016)
  • Associate Professor (2016)

Interests

  • Limb lengthening
  • Treatment of leg and arm deformities
  • Treatment of fractures accompanied with delay in bone union or non-union
  • Treatment of bone infections (ostheomyelitis)
  • Deformities in foot shape
  • Degenerative joint illnesses
  • Knock knees in children

Awards

  • 2013 Best Article (Journal of Clinical and Analytical Medicine, 2013)
  • OSTEO 2012 Best Research Award (10thOstheoporosis and Joint Surgery Congress, 2012)
  • Best Papers of LLRS’: 19th Annual Scientific Meeting, July 2009 & AAOS – LLRS Specialty Day -2010,
    Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society , USA, 2009

Used Methods

  • LON (Lengthening Over Nails)
  • Computer-aided Smart External Fixator
  • Precice 2.2 (Motorized Nail)
  • Precice Stryde

Contact

You can make online appointment or get information by contacting Dr. Ozgur Karakoyun’s assistant via WhatsApp or voice calls: +905331936500

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