Marmara University Arthroplasty Fellowship Program Application Form

Marmara University
Arthroplasty Fellowship Program


Marmara University Medical School is one of the biggest universities in Turkey. The Orthopaedic Surgery Department performs about 2000 elective and emergent surgeries per year in all fields of orthopaedics and traumatology. 

The scope of the fellowship covers the management of primary and secondary degenerative conditions of hip and knee joints as well as the assessment and treatment of the patient with a failed arthroplasty. Primary and revision total joint replacement is emphasized; the fellow will also gain experience in joint preserving surgery options.

The main objective is to expose the fellow to the full spectrum of hip and knee arthroplasty issues including preoperative care, patient and implant selection, operative techniques and postoperative care.

There are also ongoing research projects and the fellow is encoureged to involve in clinical and basic science research dedicated to the study of musculoskeletal disorders. The main research interests include musculoskeletal/ periprosthetic joint infection, biomechanics, biomaterials for implants, pharmacological therapies, prevention of thromboembolic disease,  epidemiological and outcome studies. The main efort is to improve relationship between the clinical and basic researchers enables a rapid application of scientific discovery to clinical problems.

Location: Pendik Educational and Research Hospital, affiliated to Marmara University Medical School

Fatih Küçükdurmaz, MD
B├╝lent Erol, MD
Fellowship Program director