Dr. Murat Ustun is a world leading Bariatric Surgeon practicing in Istanbul, Turkey. He has gained unparalleled experience by collaborating across the world with the leading Doctors in Bariatric Surgery. In Turkey he is regarded as the pioneer of Bariatric Surgery, practicing for almost 20 years.
Dr. Ustun began his medical training at Ege University Faculty of Medicine in 1986 and graduated in 1992. He then specialized in General Surgery which he completed in 1996. From 1996 to 1999 he pursued his interest in advanced laparoscopic surgery at SSK Ankara Specialization Hospital where he continued his post-speciality training.
From 1999-2001 he founded the first laparoscopic surgery unit at SSK Zonguldak Regional Hospital, Turkey. For the next 3 years he managed the endoscopy and laparoscopy surgery unit at Hyat Clinics, Turkey where he gained substantial experience in diagnostic and interventional endoscopy, performing thousands of colonoscopies and gastroscopies.
In 2004 he moved to France and began practicing bariatric surgery at the Polyclinique du Beaujolais with Dr. Vincent Frering. He gained experience in endoscopic gastric balloon applications and laparoscopic adjustable gastric band operations. Since then, he has worked in: Frankfurt, Vienna, Hamburg, Athens, Madrid and Montreal and collaborated with Dr Karl Miller, Dr Rudolph Weiner, Dr Robert Ruthledge. In 2010 he established Turkey’s first Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Center and continues to work in the private sector in Istanbul and London.
Turkish Medical & Surgical Associations, Turkish Surgical Endoscopy Association, Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgery Association, International Federation of Surgery for Obesity, International Bariatric Club.
Medical Licence Number : 6743