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10 QUESTIONS 10 ANSWERS WITH PROF. Dr. Alpaslan Senkoylu / EPISODE 7

Professor Alpaslan Senkoylu, MD

Professor Senkoylu fulfilled his residency in orthopaedics and traumatology at
Gazi University Faculty of Medicine after graduating from the same university in 1994
Alpaslan Senkoylu completed his clinical spine fellowship under the guidance
of Professors Keith Luk and Kenneth Cheung in Hong Kong University. After
finalizing spine surgery fellowship, he was assigned to assistant professor
position in Gazi University Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology in
2005 Afterwards, he completed short term fellowships on complex spine
deformities in Oslo and in Barcelona. He was promoted to associate professor
of orthopaedics and traumatology at Gazi University in 2007

Professor Senkoylu was granted Asia Pacific Ortopaedic Association “Soichi
Kokubun Spine Fellowship” and visited Tohoku University and affiliated
hospitals in Japan. He was assigned to a full professor position in 2013 and
worked as a spine surgery consultant in Liv Hospital-Istanbul and in Medicana
International Hospital-Ankara. Now, he is working at Gazi University as a part-
time professor and head of the spine team.

His main clinical and research interest is spine surgery including complex
deformities, trauma, tumors and also degenerative conditions. He is very
active in international organizations such as Scoliosis Research Society,
Eurospine, AOSpine, and serving as committee chair, task force member,
regional educational trainer, course chair, and also faculty for these
organizations.