Dr. Cumhur Kaan Yaltirik - International Modern Hospital

Dr. Cumhur Kaan Yaltirik

Specialist Neurosurgery
Languages Spoken: English & Turkish Types of Physician: Full Time
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Dr. Cumhur Kaan Yaltirik is a Specialist Neurosurgeon from Turkey with an exceptional amount of training and experience of 10 years. He has completed his Primary Medical Education from the Istanbul University’s Faculty of Medicine in 2004. Consecutively he worked as a Resident Neurosurgeon in Duzce University and Yeditepe University in Turkey through 2004 to 2012, where he gained his initial experience and training. He has also completed several Observerships in Neurosurgery in the USA. The University of Arkansas, Saint Louise University and the Cleveland Clinic are places where he has received some of the top-quality training in the USA. Lastly, Dr. Cumhur has completed his PhD in Molecular Medicine from the Yeditepe University in Turkey.

He has received an award from the Turkish Neurosurgical Board given by the Turkish Neurosurgical Society in 2017. Afterwards, he also successfully passed Part I and Part II of the European Board Examination in Neurological Surgery and has been appointed a Fellow of the European Board of Neurological Surgery (FEBNS).

Dr. Cumhur has worked for over 10 years as a practicing Neurosurgeon and Professor of Neurosurgery. He has handled large workloads and seen several exceptional cases of Neurosurgery in his time at the Zonguldak Public Hospital & Yeditepe University and Ümraniye Training and Research Hospital in Turkey as a Neurosurgeon. Dr. Cumhur also takes a great amount of pride and joy in lecturing and has over 5 years of experience teaching Neurosurgery in Turkey.

His excellent academic reach has enabled him to achieve a refined sense of neurological conditions and illnesses. Dr. Cumhur is very active in conferences, and presentations and has published over 50 articles in some of the most renowned medical journals worldwide. He has also authored numerous book chapters and has received awards for his outstanding delivery of presentations.

Among the services that Dr. Cumhur provides are brain surgeries, spinal surgeries and nerve surgeries. Brain Surgeries for issues concerning tumors, treatment for aneurisms, strokes, clot removal & trauma repair can be performed safely and effectively by him. He also provides evaluation and treatment routes for a vast array of spinal disorders like disc herniation, spinal decompression, infections of the spine, deformities of the spine, degenerative disc disease, spinal tumors and fractures and general trauma correction of the spine. You can also visit him for conditions like epilepsy, certain motor disorders and for procedures like spinal taps and biopsies.


  • MBBCh, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Neurosurgery Residency, Düzce University School of Medicine, Düzce, Turkey
  • Neurosurgery Residenct, Yeditepe University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey
  • Observership in Neurosurgery, University of Arkansas, Arkansas, USA
  • Observership in Neurosurgery, Saint Louise University, Missouri, USA
  • Observership in Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA
  • PhD Molecular Medicine, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey


  • Neurosurgeon, Zonguldak Public Hospital, Zonguldak, Turkey
  • Neurosurgeon, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Assistant Professor, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Associate Professor, Umraniye Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey


  • Turkish Medical Association
  • Turkish Neurosurgical Society
  • Turkish Spine Society
  • The European Association of Neurosurgical Society
  • AO Spine
  • Turkish Neurosurgery Academy


  • Cerebral aneurism treatment
  • Epilepsy treatment
  • Surgical correction of brain and spinal injuries
  • Surgery for tumors in the brain and spine
  • Degenerative disc disorders (Disc Herniations and Deformity)
  • Endoscopic and minimally invasive brain surgeries
  • Inter cranial pressure workup and treatment
  • Nerve damage correction and management of nerve disorders