Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
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Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology was founded by Prof. Dr. Erdoğan ALTINEL in 1979 offers the most comprehensive service of consultation  and treatment of disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Our Team  comprises of highly trained specialists, orthopaedic surgeons, nurse clinicians, physical and occupational therapists, all of whom are highly skilled professionals to provide patients with the  best diagnosis, assessment, rehabilitation and treatment plan. Outstanding in their individual fields, our highly-trained specialists offer extensive expertise in such areas as joint replacement, ankle and foot treatment, musculoskeletal tumours, spinal care treatment, trauma and sports-related injuries.

Services Offered:
Clinical Services

  • Upper ang Lower Extremities Transplantation
  • Diagnostic Services
  • Bone Bank
  • Center for Joint Replacement Surgery (CJRS)
  • Computer - Navigated Surgery
  • Fitbone Technology
  • Sports Medicine and Fitness Center
  • Therapeutic Services

Specialities Services:

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Services
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI)
  • Arthroscopic shoulder stablization (Bankart operation)
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff surgery
Spine Services
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) : Deompression laminectomy, discectomy and spine fusion
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) : Minimally invasive plating, sacro-iliac screws fixation
  • Computer aided pelvic and acetabular surgeries
  • Osteoporotic fracture fixation
  • Post-traumatic deformity and disability correction
  • Percutaneous Kyphoplastry and Vertebroplasty for spinal fractures
  • Cervical and Lumbar Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery
  • Correction of scoliosis and other deformities
  • Trauma Service
Adult Reconstruction Services:
  • Unicompartmental knee replacement
  • Deformity correction with osteotomies
  • Alternative bearing and hip replacement in the young
  • Computer-assisted navigation surgery for joints
  • Minimally invasive surgery for joint replacement
Musculoskeletal Tumour Service
  • Reconstruction of severe bone and soft tissue loss due to tumour/ degenerative/ surgical conditions
  • Limb salvage surgery for malignant bone and soft-tissue sarcomas
Foot & Ankle Service

Our services offers patient care for any medical or surgical problem on foot and ankle. This includes the management of arthritic conditions of the foot and ankle, as well as fractures, soft tissue injuries and diabetes-related foot problems.

Musculo-skeletal Tumour Clinic

This service is provided by highly trained  team of doctors consisting of Oncologists, Radiotherapists, Pathologists, Radiologists, and Orthopaedic Surgeons. They provide a complete service for the management of malignant bone and soft tissue tumours including Diagnosis, Chemotherapy, Radiation Therapy, Surgical Resection and Reconstruction particularly in the fields of limb salvage, mega-prosthetic reconstruction and the use of microsurgical techiniques.

Degenerative Hip & Knee Arthritis Clinic

Hip and Knee Arthritis can be treated with positive outcome. With the right treatment, patients can experience good pain relief and enjoy significant improvements in the ability to perform everyday activities.

Department Staff

  • Prof. Dr. Yetkin SÖYÜNCÜ (Department Head)
  • Prof. Dr. F. Feyyaz AKYILDIZ
  • Prof. Dr. Hakan ÖZDEMİR
  • Prof. Dr. A. Merter ÖZENCİ
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haluk ÖZCANLI
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Levent ALTINEL
  • Assoc. Prof. Doç. Dr. T. Küşat DABAK
  • Ass. Prof. Dr. T. Küşat DABAK

Department Teaching Assistants

  • Dr. Utku UYAN
  • Dr. İ. Ayder GÜLTEN
  • Dr. Sadullah TURHAN
  • Dr. Mesut SANÇMIŞ
  • Dr. Erkan ALTUN
  • Dr. İ. Oğuz ÖZKAVAK
  • Dr. Ali CAVİT
  • Dr. Osman CİVAN
  • Dr. Çağrı KAPTAN



Akdeniz University Hospital
International Patients Department
Dumlupınar Boulevard Campus
07059 Konyaalti/Antalya


+90 242 227 27 52
+90 242 227 27 53


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Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Turkey Time)