Nejat Akalan

Neurosurgeon, Surgical oncologist

33 years of experience

Doctor speaks English, Turkish

Heads the Neurosurgery Department at Medipol. Applies minimally invasive techniques which shorten the recovery period.

Turkey, Istanbul
Medipol Mega University Hospital
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Dr. Nejat Akalan is among leading neurosurgeons in the word specializing in brain and nerve surgeries. Professor Akalan has over 35 years of experience in general neurosurgery and epilepsy operation in children.


Prof. Akalan deals with the treatment of epilepsy, glioma, skull injuries, movement disorders, spine tumors, herniations, nervous disorders and many other brain and spine conditions. He extensively uses advanced techniques during the surgeries (the O-arm Imaging System, ultrasound, iMRI) to reduce the risk of complication in neurosurgeries.

Scientific activity

Prof. Akalan has published 117 scientific papers in international and Turkish editions. He is a co-author of the book ‘Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery» (Vol. 32).

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