Dr. Cumhur Kaan Yaltirik - Specialist Neurosurgeon

Dr. Cumhur Kaan Yaltirik

Specialist Neurosurgeon
Languages Spoken: English & Turkish Types of Physician: Full Time
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Dr. Cumhur Kaan Yaltirik, a distinguished Neurosurgeon from Turkey, brings over 10 years of extensive training and experience to his practice. Graduating from Istanbul University’s Faculty of Medicine in 2004, he embarked on his career as a Resident Neurosurgeon at Duzce University and Yeditepe University in Turkey, garnering valuable experience and training from 2004 to 2012. Dr. Cumhur further honed his skills through Observerships in Neurosurgery at esteemed institutions in the USA, including the University of Arkansas, Saint Louise University, and the Cleveland Clinic.

In addition to his hands-on experience, Dr. Cumhur holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine from Yeditepe University in Turkey. His commitment to excellence is underscored by his accolades, including the 2017 award from the Turkish Neurosurgical Board, bestowed by the Turkish Neurosurgical Society. He has successfully completed both Part I and Part II of the European Board Examination in Neurological Surgery, earning the title of Fellow of the European Board of Neurological Surgery (FEBNS).

With a decade of practice as a Neurosurgeon and Professor of Neurosurgery, Dr. Cumhur has managed diverse cases at institutions such as Zonguldak Public Hospital, Yeditepe University, and Ümraniye Training and Research Hospital in Turkey. He takes pride in his role as an educator, boasting over 5 years of experience teaching Neurosurgery in Turkey.

Dr. Cumhur’s expertise spans brain surgeries, spinal surgeries, and nerve surgeries. From addressing tumors, aneurysms, strokes, clot removal, and trauma repair in brain surgeries to offering comprehensive solutions for spinal disorders like disc herniation, spinal decompression, infections, deformities, degenerative disc disease, tumors, fractures, and trauma correction, he provides a broad spectrum of neurosurgical services. Beyond that, Dr. Cumhur extends his care to conditions such as epilepsy, motor disorders, and performs procedures like spinal taps and biopsies.

As one of the leading Turkish neurosurgeons, Dr. Cumhur Kaan Yaltirik has made a significant impact, not only in Turkey but also extends his expertise as the sole Turkish neurosurgeon in the UAE, contributing to the field of neurosurgery in Dubai.


  • 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