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Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul

location_on Istanbul, Turkey
8/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery ( 302862)

Erdoğan Kunter

Prof. Dr. med.

Erdoğan Kunter

Specialized in: pulmonology, thoracic surgery

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Education:

  • 1999 - 2000: University of Pittsburgh, Department of Respiratory Diseases, Research Fellow,
  • PA, USA
  • 1990 - 1994: GATA Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Residency in Respiratory Diseases, İstanbul
  • 1988: AMED Officers Course, Academy of Health Sciences, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
  • 1981 - 1987: GATA Medical Faculty, İstanbul

Professional experience:

  • Istanbul Medipol University – Prof.Dr. Specialist of Respiratory Diseases, MD, Chief
  • Dean of School of Health Sciences, İstanbul
  • Istanbul Medipol University – Prof.Dr. Specialist of Respiratory Diseases, MD, Chief of Department, Istanbul
  • GATA Haydarpasa Training Hospital – Assoc. Prof.Dr. Specialist of Respiratory Diseases, MD
  • Vice Chief of Department, Istanbul
  • Malatya Military Hospital – Assoc. Prof.Dr. Specialist of Respiratory Diseases, MD, Chief Surgeon, Malatya
  • Çamlıca Chest Diseases Hospital – Assoc. Prof.Dr. Specialist of Respiratory Diseases, MD
  • Vice Chief Surgeon, İstanbul
  • GATA Haydarpasa Training Hospital – Assist. Prof.Dr. Specialist of Respiratory Diseases, MD
  • Vice Chief of Department, Istanbul
  • Diyarbakır Military Hospital – Specialist of Respiratory Diseases, MD, Chief of Department, Diyarbakır

The Department of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery at the Medipol Mega University Hospital in Istanbul under direction of Prof. Dr. med. Erdoğan Kunter offers the entire surgical range of treatment of thoracic diseases. This includes, inter alia, all kinds of tumors in the chest cavity. In addition, the Department provides patients with reconstructive surgery of the chest, including correction of keeled and funnel chest deformities. In the field of diagnostics, a particular emphasis is on the Bronchoscopy Unit.

Main treatment areas of the Department of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery at the Medipol Mega University Hospital in Istanbul:

  • Lung cancer
  • Pleura cancer (mesothelioma)
  • Tracheal tumors
  • Narrowing of trachea
  • Tumors of the thymus gland
  • Advanced pulmonary emphysema
  • Tearing of the pulmonary membrane (pneumothorax)
  • Collection of fluid in the chest cavity
  • Inflammation of the pleura (empyema)
  • Chest deformity (keeled and funnel chest deformities)
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS)
  • Chest trauma (stabbing, firearm injury, fractures caused by traffic accidents or falling injuries, bleeding or organ injuries)
  • Herniation of diaphragm and surrounding organs
  • Excessive hand sweating (hyperhidrosis)

In the field of Pneumology, the Department of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery at the Medipol Mega University Hospital in Istanbul treats all kinds of lung diseases, from sleeping disorders to asthma:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer
  • Diagnosis and treatment of COPD
  • Diagnosis and treatment of asthma
  • Performing skin test (= prick allergy test) in patients with allergic complaints (itching, sneezing, shortness of breath)
  • Immunotherapy (allergy vaccine therapy)
  • RFT for measuring lung function (respiratory function test)

The Bronchoscopy Unit at the Medipol Mega University Hospital in Istanbul supplies the following range of services:

  • All bronchoscopic procedures and advanced examination-diagnosis methods
  • EBUS (endobronchial ultrasound) guided biopsies
  • Endobronchial treatment of benign or malignant tumors causing airway strictures with guidance of rigid bronchoscope
  • Stent placement
  • Foreign body removal, etc.

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