5 Best Facelift Surgeons in Istanbul, Turkey

5 Best Facelift Surgeons in Istanbul, Turkey

1. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Süleyman Taş

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Süleyman Taş

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Süleyman TAŞ, is a World renowned Plastic Surgeon, has more than 50 International Scientific Publication, organized 5+ Live Surgery Rhinoplasty Course, published “Rhinoplasty in Practice : An Algorithmic Approach to Modern Surgical Techniques” book which enables the reader, regardless of their experience, to master the best rhinoplasty practice, wrote 2 Book Chapter about Facial Plastic Surgery and Microsurgery, won 5+ Best Plastic Surgeon Awards, has been in news with his challenging surgeries as Total Facial Reconstruction (First Ever in The World: Face Transplantation with patient’s tummy skin), Arm Replantation, Foot Replantation, etc. and has been invited to more than 100 congresses as a speaker and faculty, has so many patented instruments, and has European and Turkish Board Certification of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.

Dr. TAS has dedicated himself to improve the science, art, aesthetic and his patients. Dr. TAS has performed over 500 aesthetic procedures in a year over 15 years.

Currently, Dr. TAS practices at TAS Medical Center in İstanbul, Turkey.

2. Dr. Metin Kerem

Dr. Metin Kerem

Metin Kerem MD was born in Ankara, Turkey, in 1977. After graduating from Ankara Çankaya Milli Piyango High School, he started his medical training at Gazi University, Faculty of Medicine, in 1995. He was graduated from medical faculty in 2001, and started his plastic surgery residency in Ankara Numune Research and Training Hospital, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery in 2002. Simultaneously, he worked as a volunteer surgical assistant in a private aesthetic surgery clinic in Ankara, Turkey.

Having performed thousands of aesthetic, reconstructive and hand surgery operations himself, and publishing 15 international papers, he completed his residency period in July 2007. Due to the medical law in Turkey, he was assigned for obligatory governmental service in Şırnak State Hospital, located in southeastern Turkey. Being the first plastic surgeon ever to work in this area, he established the plastic surgery clinic in the local state hospital, and performed a lot of interesting cases.

Meanwhile, he went on improving his international scientific career. With regard to his success on this field, he was qualified as a fellow of the European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS), and was rewarded with the EU quality recognition in November 2008. After finishing his obligatory governmental service, he completed his military service as a lieutenant plastic surgeon, in Kyrenia Military Hospital, North Cyprus. Metin Kerem MD, continued his scientific studies, and attended many international scientific meetings as a participant or speaker.

Dr. Kerem got non-surgical aesthetics education in London in 2016, hands-on face lifting education from Dr. Giovanni Botti and Dr. Mario Pelle Ceravolo in Vienna in 2016, and stem cell enriched fat injection education from Dr. Steve Cohen in 2019 in USA. In 2019, He gave lectures on stem cell enriched fat transfers in Dubai and Kuwait. Dr. Metin Kerem, who is now performing private practice in his own aesthetic surgery clinic in Istanbul, has 17 international scientific publications and numerous presentations in national and international congresses.

3. Prof. Aylin Bilgin Karabulut

Prof. Aylin Bilgin Karabulut

Prof. Aylin Bilgin Karabulut, MD, ScD. is born on 23 September 1963 in Istanbul. After graduation from Üsküdar Kız Lisesi in 1980 and Istanbul University School of Medicine in 1986, she has been granted the title of Doctor of Medicine.

In 1986, she began her Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery specialization in Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine. In 1990, she acted as observer in University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio, in the United States. She completed her specialization in 1992 and started working as a doctor in Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine, Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Department.

In 1996, she attended the Vesalis Course on Microsurgical Dissection of Free Flaps and Clinical Applications in Brussels, Belgium.

In 1997, she studied endoscopic plastic surgery, facial and breast cosmetic surgeries, in the Plastic and Aesthetic Surgical Center of Maryland, USA, under world-renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Oscar Ramirez. During the same period, she worked on Fresh Cadaver Facial Aesthetics in Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore.

During her work in Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, she has been granted the titles of Associate Professor in 2002 and Professor in 2009. She is currently pursuing her activities in the same department as professor.

She is a member of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Association, Turkish Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Association and Turkish Reconstructive Microsurgery Association.

She published several articles in local and international journals, gave speeches at local and international medical panels and congresses. Her articles on facial and breast aesthetics are documented in medical literature.

4. Dr. Mehmet Sürmeli

Dr. Mehmet Sürmeli

I was born in 1982 in Antakya (Antioch), Hatay, Turkiye. Medical Doctor Degree: Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine (English), Ankara Turkiye 1999-2005. Worked as plastic surgery specialist in Manisa State Hospital and Ankara Keçiören Training and Research Hospital 2012-2015.

Between 2015 to 2017, i worked as plastic surgery specialist in İstanbul Bağcılar Training and Research Hospital. From 2017 on, I worked as the consultant of aesthetic plastic surgery and hair transplantation in various clinics in addition to my own clinic, but now I am working only in my own clinic (Dr. Surmeli Plastic Surgery Clinic)

5. Dr. Leyla Arvas

Dr. Leyla Arvas

Dr. Leyla Arvas was graduated from Istanbul University Medical Faculty in 1998 and started her Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery specialization. During her educational period she worked in well-known clinics and hospitals in different countries.

She had studied microsurgery (reconstruction of head and neck, breast) in Taiwan Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, which is one of the best microsurgery centers in the world.

She worked in TWMU Hospital in Tokyo, and experienced about Laser treatments for acne, hyperpigmentations, wound scars, wrinkles and acne scars.

She had been a fellow in IDB (Instituto Javier de Benito) in Barcelona, Spain and actively studied in the clinic especially on face and breast aesthetics. She attended the Silhouette Lift and Silhouette Soft meetings several times in Barcelona and has been using the technique for four years.

After she finished the speciality as a plastic surgeon she began to work in Yeditepe University Hospital as an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery in Istanbul.

She became a plastic surgery consultant in Bosphorus Anatomica Plastic Surgery Center in 2011 and performed different aesthetic operations and minimal invasive procedures like Botox, filler injections, mesotherapies, Laser treatments, chemical peelings and thread lifts.

She is working in her private office in Quartz Clinic in Istanbul / Nisantasi since 2015 and performing surgeries in well-qualified hospitals like Acibadem Taksim Hospital and Amerikan Hospital in the europian side of Istanbul.

She is expert in Rhinoplasty, Blepharoplasty, Face Lifts (endoscopic face lifts), Liposuction, Breast Lift, Augmentation and Reduction Mammoplasty as well as Tummy Tuck procedures named as body sculpting procedures.

She is using VASER liposuction technology for body reshaping. High Definition Liposculpturing is one of her interest especially for good candidates who are wishing for more athletic appearance.