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Department of Thoracic Surgery - Medicana International Ankara Hospital

Medicana International Ankara Hospital

Ankara, Turkey
Department id # 534945
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Dr. med. Mahmut Gülgösteren
Department of Thoracic Surgery
Specialized in: thoracic surgery

About the Department of Thoracic Surgery at Medicana International Ankara Hospital

The Department of Thoracic Surgery  at the Medicana International Ankara Hospital offers the full range of surgical treatment of lung, mediastinal and pleural diseases. It also performs surgical interventions to correct the chest wall deformities. The treatment is carried out in modern operating rooms with the use of sparing, minimally invasive surgical techniques that ensure a minimal risk of postoperative complications and a rapid recovery of the patient. The department is headed by Dr. med. Mahmut Gülgösteren.

The service range of the department includes:

  • Thymectomy (surgical removal of the thymus), for example, in thymus tumors (thymomas)
  • Surgical correction of chest wall deformities
    • Pectus excavatum (funnel chest)
    • Pectus carinatum (keel-shaped chest)
      • Modified Ravitch procedure (open surgery)
      • Nuss procedure (closed or thoracoscopic)
  • Treatment of hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)
    • Application of creams, gels and sprays
    • Botox injections
    • Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (surgical method)
  • Lung resection, for example, in lung cancer, bronchiectasis
    • Thoracotomy (lung resection using an open surgical method)
    • Minimally invasive surgery
    • Videothoracoscopy
    • Robotic surgery
    • Lobectomy (removal of the lobe of the lung)
    • Bilobectomy (removal of two lobes of the lung)
    • Pneumonectomy (total removal of the right or left lung)
    • Wedge resection of the lung part
    • Segmentectomy (removal of the lung segment)
  • Pleural puncture
  • Drainage of the pleural cavity
  • Other surgical methods

Curriculum vitae

Education and Professional Experience

  • 1992 School of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayıs University.
  • 2007 Residency, School of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Thoracic Surgery.
  • Physician, Atatürk Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery Education and Research Hospital, Department of Thoracic Surgery.
  • Physician, Samsun Çarşamba State Hospital.
  • Physician, Nevşehir State Hospital.
  • Head of the Department of Thoracic Surgery at the Medicana International Ankara Hospital.

Photo of the doctor: (c) Medicana Health Group