Ilker Kiris

Vascular surgeon

13 years of experience

Master of Science – Medical Faculty Dokuz Eylül University, 1995 Specialty in Medicine – Medical Faculty, Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Süleyman Demirel University, 2002 Associate Professorship – Cardiovascular Surgery 2011 Clinical attachment, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom, May 1-31, 2008.

Turkey, İzmir
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Biography

İlker Kiriş was born on May 6, 1972, in Aydın, where he also received primary and higher education. He graduated from the Medical Faculty of Dokuz Eylül University in Izmir in 1995. He completed cardiovascular surgery residency in cardiovascular surgery clinics of both Dokuz Eylül University and Süleyman Demirel University in 2002.

He worked under the supervision of Prof. David Taggart at the Cardiothoracic Ward of the University of Oxford, Britain, for a while in 2008. He received the title of associate professorship after passing the scientific paper and oral examinations conducted by the Inter-universities Council in 2011, when he also successfully passed the National Board examination, conducted by the Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery. He worked for Private Medifema Hospital, Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic in Izmir from February 2016 to June 2020.  He is currently working for the Mest Health & Rehabilitation Center in Izmir, Turkey, since July 2020.

As part of his daily professional practices, he has been intensively and particularly involved in phlebology, mainly aesthetic phlebology. He is married with two children.

Master of Science – Medical Faculty
Dokuz Eylül University, 1995

Specialty in Medicine – Medical Faculty, Cardiovascular Surgery Department,
Süleyman Demirel University, 2002

Associate Professorship – Cardiovascular Surgery
2011


Dr. Research Fellow
Süleyman Demirel University, Medical Faculty, Cardiovascular Surgery Department, November 01, 1996 – September 15, 2002

Attending Physician
Süleyman Demirel University, Medical Faculty, Cardiovascular Surgery Department, January 02, 2003 – April 03, 2002

Assistant Professor 
Süleyman Demirel University, Medical Faculty, Cardiovascular Surgery Department, April 04, 2006 – October 05, 2011

Associate Professor 
Süleyman Demirel University, Medical Faculty, Cardiovascular Surgery Department, October 06, 2011 – October 31, 2011

Associate Professor 
Süleyman Demirel University, Medical Faculty, Cardiovascular Surgery Department, November 11, 2011 – November 28, 2013

Associate Professor 
Şifa University, Buca Hospital, Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic, December 12, 2013 – January 30, 2016

Associate Professor 
Private Medifema Hospital, Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic, February 01, 2016 – June 30, 2020.

Associate Professor
Mest Health & Rehabilitation July 1, 2020 - 


He successfully passed the proficiency exam that he has taken as a result of fulfilling the conditions set by the Turkish Cardiovascular Surgery Qualification Guideline and became entitled to acquire the certificate of suitability in the Cardiovascular Surgery Department in May 29, 2011.


Inverse relationship between plasma adiponectin levels and subclinical carotid atherosclerosis in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting
Süleyman Demirel University Scientific Research Project, Project No: 0997-M-05, Project Supervisor, 2005.

Relationship between the site of myocardial infarction, left ventricular function and cytokine levels in patients undergoing coronary artery surgery
Süleyman Demirel University Scientific Research Project, Project No: 1389-M-06, Project Supervisor, 2008.


European Society of Vascular Surgery

  • American Venous Forum
  • Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery
  • National Society of Cardiology
  • National Society of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
  • Turkish Medical Association

    First Prize for an oral presentation in the 3rd Annual Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Antalya, 2007’
    Kiriş, İ., İ. Tekin, N. Karahan, N. Yılmaz, R. Sütçü and A. Öcal, “Iloprost attenuates the renal injury induced by abdominal aortic ischemia-reperfusion in rats”

    Clinical attachment, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom, May 1-31, 2008.


    Scientific Meetings Attended in the Field of Phlebology
  • European Venous Masterclass. March 2-4, 2011. Maastricht, the Netherlands.
  • Deep Venous Stenting and Thrombolysis Workshop. September 25, 2014. Stockholm, Sweden.
  • European Venous Course Ultrasound Diagnostics Workshop. October 30, 2014. Antalya, Turkey.
  • European Venous Workshop. October 29, 2015. Antalya, Turkey.
  • European Society for Vascular Surgery, Vascular Ultrasound Course. January 21-23, 2016. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Advanced Venous Doppler Ultrasonography Course. May 12, 2018. Ankara, Turkey.
  • International Acıbadem Venous Masterclass. December 21-22, 2018. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 19th International Master Course in Phlebology. May 24-25, 2019. Riga, Estonia.


    Scientific Meetings Attended in the Field of Phlebology as a Trainer or Speaker
  • Speech: ‘Current treatment methods of insufficiency of small saphenous vein.’ The 13th  Annual Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, March 23-26, 2017. Izmir.
  • Training: ‘Vascular Ultrasonography Training by a Surgeon for Surgeons’ The 13th Annual Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, March 23-26, 2017. Izmir.
  • Speech: ‘Technique selection in endovenous ablation by patients.’ Izmir Vein Days, organized by the Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery. September 23, 2017.
  • Speech: ‘Rising of a new subspecialty in vascular surgery: aesthetic phlebology.’ 14th Annual Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, April 5-8, 2018. Antalya.
  • Training: ‘Vascular Ultrasonography Training by a Surgeon for Surgeons’ The 14th Annual Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, April 5-8, 2018. Izmir.
  • Speech: ‘Superficial thrombophlebitis treatment.’ Izmir Vein Academy, organized by the Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery.
  • Speech: ‘The importance of photo documentation in aesthetic phlebology.’ The 15th Annual Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, March 27-30, 2019. Antalya.
  • Training: ‘Vascular Ultrasonography Training by a Surgeon for Surgeons.’ The 15th Annual Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, March 27-30, 2019. Antalya.
  • Speech: ‘Modern management of aesthetic varicose veins in C1 disease’. Medtronic Venous Masterclass, February 21-22, 2020. Istanbul
  • Speech: ‘Complications in Aesthetic Phlebology.’ The 16th Annual Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, March 12-15, 2020. Antalya.
     
Procedures performed by the doctor