• Mustafa Kemal Mah. Dumlupınar Bulvarı MahallAnkara 274/6 E Blok No:51 Çankaya, Ankara

O. Şahap ATİK, MD

Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

O. Şahap ATİK, MD (Contact Information)


Medical practice, research, education and publications:
• Chief Editor in the journal of Joint Diseases and Related Surgery since 1989 (indexed in Science Citation Expanded, Pubmed/Medline)
• Deputy Editor in the Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (USA) 2006- 2012
• Associate Editor in the Bulletin of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases (USA) since 1998
• Editorial Board Member in the Photobiomodulation, Photomedicine and Laser Surgery (USA) since 1999
• Associate Editor in the Bone and Joint Research (UK) 2012-2013
• Member of Executive Committee in Turkish National Orthopaedic Society (1992-1994) (2011-2013)
• President of Honorary and Ethic Committee in Turkish National Orthopaedic Society (2006-2010)

• He has been pioner in the fields of cartilage repair (carbon fiber, cartilage transfer, bioresorbable matrix), artificial joints (hip, knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist, small joints), arthroscopic surgery (knee, shoulder, ankle, wrist, elbow), arthroscopic laser surgery (Nd:YAG, Ho:YAG), bioresorbable materials, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and sports injuries.

• University Hospitals or Medical Centers visited as Visiting Professor or Fellow:
2004 NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
1998 Mayo Clinic
1998 Hospital for Special Surgery
1994 Baylor University Medical Center
1993 Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women’s Hospital
1992 Riverside Medical Center for Knee and Shoulder Laser Arthroscopy
1989 Lund University Hospital
1988 London Hospital
1986 Michigan State University
1986 Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

• Member of following medical societies:
Senior member in Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons Ambassador and National Coordinator of Bone and Joint Decade

Gazi University 36 years
1989– 2018
Medical Faculty, Orthopedic Surgery
Chairman in the department of Orthopedic Surgery (1989-1996)
Member of Executive Committee in Medical Faculty (1986-1988)
Vice President of the Institute of the Prevention of Accidents (1983-1986)
President of Scientific Council (2009-2010)
Associate Professor
1984 – 1989
Medical Faculty, Orthopedic Surgery
Assistant Professor
1982 –1984
Medical Faculty, Orthopedic Surgery
Michigan State University
1986 Orthopedic Surgery
Hacettepe University 13 years
Orthopedic Surgeon 1979 – 1981
Orthopedic Surgery in Medical Faculty Resident 1975 – 1979
Orthopedic Surgery in Medical Faculty Education
Hacettepe University Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program 1975 – 1979
Hacettepe University Doctor of Medicine (MD) 1968 – 1975
Hacettepe University Licence of Biological Sciences 1970 – 1972
Hacettepe University Certficate of Basic Sciences 1968 – 1970

Text book, 2018 Osteoarthritis and Current Concepts in Surgical Treatment
Text book, 2017 Joint Diseases and Current Concepts in Surgical Treatment
Text book, 2001 Lasers in Musculoskeletal Surgery
Text book, 1998 Osteoporosis
Text book, 1997 Joint Surgery
Text book, 1996 Orthopedics and Traumatology
Text book, 1995 Arthroscopic Laser Surgery

Honors & Awards:
Ambassador Bone and Joint Decade 2010
Award for the Lifesaving Services 1986

Turkish | Native or bilingual proficiency
English | Professional proficiency

Bone and Joint Decade / Ambassador 2010 – Present
Associaton of Bone and Joint Surgeons / Senior Member 2007 – Present
Bone and Joint Decade / National Action Network Coordinator 2003 – Present
International Musculoskeletal Laser Surgery / National Delegate 1993 – Present
Turkish Joint Diseases Foundation / 1990 – Present www.jointdrs.org

Professor Atik's published articles in PubMED (Click Here)

The journal published by Professor Atik and his colleagues (Click Here)