Kocaeli University School of Medicine, Department of Urology was founded in 1995 by Prof. Ali GÖKALP. So far, thirty residents have completed their urologist residency training program and have been awarded the urology specialist. Currently (July 2022), four professors, two associate professors, and thirteen residents work in the department.

Our service capacity and localizations

  • Outpatient clinic
  • Inpatients clinic: The 22-bedded service is on the 3rd floor of the main building.
  • ESWL unit
  • Urodynamic unit
  • Transrectal Ultrasonography-guided prostate biopsy unit
  • Local cystoscopy
  • Semen analysis

Urology residency program and training process:

The physician who successfully passed the medical specialty exam starts the Urology Residency program.

The education time of the urology residents is 5 years.

Rotations of residents: General Surgery, Anesthesiology, Radiology, Nephrology.

To the extent possible, all residents are supported to attend national courses and congresses.

Main services in the department

  • Uro-oncology
  • Female Urology and Functional Urology
  • Andrology
  • Endourology
  • Pediatric urology

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National and International Tasks – Collaborations (2022)

Prof. Dr. Cüneyd Özkürkçügil:

  1. The president of Continence Society
  2. International Continence Society Member of Scientific Committee (Developing World Committee) European Urology Association / ESSFU associate member

Prof. Dr. Mustafa Melih Çulha:

  1. President of the Turkish Andrology Society (2021-2022)
  2. The presidency of National Turkish Andrology Congress, 2022

Doç. Dr. Önder Kara

  1. EAU Young Academic Urologists (YAU) Renal Cancer Working Group member

Completed and Ongoing academic studies in 2022

  1. February 26, 2022, Erectile Dysfunction Surgery Course (in collaboration with Turkish Urology Academy and Turkish Andrology Association)
  2. June 24, 2022, Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery Course (in collaboration with the Urological Surgery Association)
  3. Evaluation of P2X3 Receptor Level in the Interstitial Cystitis Animal Models and Investigation of the association between P2X3 Expression and Pain - Behavior.
  4. Boron Neutron Capture Therapy in Experimental Bladder Cancer: Intravesical and systemic approach (in cooperation with Istanbul Technical University Energy Institute, supported by the Turkish Health Institute, TUSEB).
  5. Evaluation of plasma and urinary glycosaminoglycan levels as diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers in patients who underwent partial or radical nephrectomy for non-metastatic kidney tumors: An international multicenter prospective study.

Academic Staff:

Professor.Dr. Cüneyd ÖZKÜRKÇÜGİL  (Head of the Department)

Professor.Dr. Nazım MUTLU

Professor.Dr. Özdal DİLLİOĞLUGİL

Professor.Dr. Melih ÇULHA

Associate Professor. Dr. Önder KARA

Associate Professor. Dr. Kerem TEKE

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