Acibadem Healthcare Group Istanbul

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology (302409)

Ufuk Nalbantoğlu

Prof. Dr. med.

Ufuk Nalbantoğlu

Specialized in: orthopedics, traumatology

About the department

The Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at Acibadem Healthcare Group provides a high-quality diagnosis and treatment of the full range of diseases of the musculoskeletal system. The Department is headed by Prof. Dr. Ufuk Nalbantoğlu, an experienced specialist in orthopedics and traumatology, hand and upper extremity surgery, microsurgery. The Department is staffed by top surgeons specializing in a variety of areas, such as general orthopedics, orthopedic rehabilitation, sports injuries, wrist and hand microsurgery, foot and ankle surgery, joint replacement, orthopedic oncology, spine surgery, traumatology and pediatric orthopedics.

The Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at Acibadem is equipped with the latest equipment to provide the most accurate diagnosis and the most efficient treatment to patients of all ages. The Department, led by Prof. Dr. Ufuk Nalbantoğlu, offers the treatment of the following disorders:

Spine surgery

  • Spinal deformities (scoliosis, kyphosis)
  • Spondylolisthesis (dislocation of the vertebra)
  • Degenerative spinal diseases
  • Spinal traumas
  • Spinal infections (spinal tuberculosis, nonspecific infections)
  • Spinal tumors (primary and secondary)

Arthroscopic surgery

  • Total hip replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  • Joint dislocations
  • Gonarthrosis and coxarthrosis
  • Correction of the infected or weakened prosthesis
  • Periacetabular and high tibial osteotomy

Hand surgery

  • Surgery of the hand, wrist, and arm
  • Microsurgery
  • Replantation
  • Free tissue transfers
  • Reconstruction of all upper extremity traumas, arthroscopy of small joints
  • Reconstruction of congenital hand deformities

Acibadem Hospital Group also offers the highest quality of medical and surgical treatment for sports related injuries in the state-of-the-art facilities staffed by leading sports medicine practitioners, including nutritionists, physiologists, psychologists and sports coaches. There are developed customized and complex exercise programs to achieve an optimal treatment result and to return sportsmen to their sports activities as quick as possible. The Department under the direction of Prof. Dr. Ufuk Nalbantoğlu has the Physical Therapy Unit, which is equipped with an exercise pool, hydro-massage, ESWT etc. Moreover, there is the Applied Biomechanics Unit with high speed cameras and motion analysis systems that enable a scientific evaluation of walking and other athletic movement abilities and skills. These are utilized not only by athletes, but also by patients with a number of orthopedic and neurological disorders.

In addition, the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at Acibadem under the direction of Prof. Dr. Ufuk Nalbantoğlu is especially focused on the treatment of all types of pediatric congenital developmental disorders like congenital hip dislocation, hemimelia, as well as pediatric orthopedic diseases, such as Perthes disease, bone and soft tissue disorders, bone infections, length discrepancies. The specialists of the Department also deal with the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric neuromuscular problems, such as cerebral palsy, myelodysplasia, obstetrical palsy, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease etc. 

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