Medical School

Uludağ University, 2004

Post-Graduate Training

Istanbul Okmeydanı Training and Research Hospital, 2010

Professional Experience

Istanbul Physical Therapy Hospital (Compulsory Service), 2010-2011

Çorum Hitit University Hospital (Compulsory Service), 2011-2012

Istanbul Private Medipol Mega Hospital (Assistant Professor), 2012-2014

Istanbul Private Memorial Şişli Hospital, 2014-2016

Bezmialem Foundation University, Istanbul (Associate Professor), 2016-2023

Medicana Ataköy Hospital, 2023-Present

Medical Interests

Degenerative and Disc Diseases of the Spine

Spinal Deformity Surgery

Revision Surgery

Spine and Spinal Cord Traumas

Spine and Spinal Cord Tumors

Brain Tumors (Assisted with Neuronavigation)

Pituitary Tumors

Skull Base Surgery

Aneurysm and AVM Surgery

Hydrocephalus (Endoscopic 3rd Ventriculostomy)

Special Experience

Microvascular Decompression

Third Ventriculostomy in Hydrocephalus

Deformity Surgery

Revision Surgery

Brain Tumor Surgery with Neuronavigation

Spinal Injections

Placement of Baclofen Pump

Scientific Publications

"Gamma knife radiosurgery compared to whole brain radiation therapy enhances immunity via immunoregulatory molecules in patients with metastatic brain tumors."

Authors: Hatiboglu M. A., Kocyigit A., Guler E. M., Nalli A., Akdur K., Sakarcan A., et al.

Published in: British Journal of Neurosurgery, Volume 34, Pages 604-610, 2020 (SCI-Expanded)

"AnvirzelTM regulates cell death through inhibiting GSK-3 activity in human U87 glioma cells."

Authors: Terzioglu-Usak Ş., Nalli A., Elibol B., Ozek E., Hatiboglu M. A.

Published in: Neurological Research, Volume 42, Pages 68-75, 2020 (SCI-Expanded)

"The correlation between phosphorylated Histone H3 (PHH3) and p-STAT3 in Meningiomas."

Authors: OZEK E., AKDAG H., TOSUNER Z., ABDALLAH A. A. S., Hatiboglu M. A.

Published in: Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, Volume 178, Pages 46-50, 2019 (SCI-Expanded)

"Matrix metalloprotease-9 expression in meningioma: Correlation with growth fraction and role of gender. A pilot immunohistochemical study."

Authors: ÖZEK E., Ozcan D., Celik S. E., Iplikcioglu A. C.

Published in: Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, Volume 172, Pages 169-173, 2018 (SCI-Expanded)

"En Plaque Pituitary Adenoma within a Rathke's Cleft Cyst: Report of Three Cases."

Authors: Latifaci I., Iplikcioglu C., Tokmak M., ÖZEK E.

Published in: Journal of Neurological Surgery Part A-Central European Neurosurgery, Volume 79, Issue 1, Pages 86-89, 2018 (SCI-Expanded)

"Prepontine Chordoma Presenting with MRI Features of an Epidermoid Cyst: Case Presentation and a Mini-Review."

Authors: Ozek E., Bolukbasi F. H., Baskan O., Altinoz M. A., Sav A., Elmaci I.

Published in: Current Medical Imaging Reviews, Volume 14, Issue 1, Pages 147-150, 2018 (SCI-Expanded)

"Comparison of TOF MRA, Contrast-Enhanced MRA and Subtracted CTA from CTP in Residue Evaluation of Treated Intracranial Aneurysms."

Authors: Dundar T. T., Aralasmak A., Ozdemir H., Seyithanoglu M. H., Uysal O., Toprak H., et al.

Published in: Turkish Neurosurgery, 2017 (SCI-Expanded)

"Multimodal Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring in Spinal Cord Surgery."

Authors: TAŞKIRAN E., Brandmeier S., Ozek E., Saris R., Bolukbasi F., ELMACI I.

Published in: Turkish Neurosurgery, Volume 27, Issue 3, Pages 436-440, 2017 (SCI-Expanded)

"Chronic intradiploic hematomas of the skull without coagulopathy: Report of two cases."

Authors: Tokmak M., Ozek E., Iplikcioglu C.

Published in: Neurocirugia, Volume 26, Issue 6, Pages 302-306, 2015 (SCI-Expanded)

"Spinal Extradural Arachnoid Cysts: A Series of 10 Cases."

Authors: Tokmak M., Ozek E., Iplikcioglu A. C.

Published in: Journal of Neurological Surgery Part A-Central European Neurosurgery, Volume 76, Issue 5, Pages 348-352, 2015 (SCI-Expanded)

"Is progesterone receptor status really a prognostic factor for intracranial meningiomas?"

Authors: IPLIKCIOGLU A., Hatiboglu M. A., OZEK E., OZCAN D.

Published in: Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, Volume 124, Pages 119-122, 2014 (SCI-Expanded)

"A Simple Technique for Bone Storage after Decompressive Craniectomy in Children."

Authors: Silav G., Bolukbasi F. H., Ozek E., Tonge M., Onoz M., ELMACI I.

Published in: Pediatric Neurosurgery, Volume 50, Issue 3, Pages 161-164, 2014 (SCI-Expanded)

"Pineal Epidermoid Tumors: Report of Five Cases."

Authors: Dinc C., Iplikcioglu A. C., Ozek E.

Published in: Turkish Neurosurgery, Volume 23, Issue 4, Pages 446-450, 2013 (SCI-Expanded)

"Spinal Multiple Extradural Arachnoid Cysts: Became Symptomatic in An Elderly Age; A Case Report."

Authors: Iplikcioglu C., Ozek E.

Published in: Journal of Neurological Sciences-Turkish, Volume 29, Issue 2, Pages 373-378, 2012 (SCI-Expanded)

"Intradural extramedullary tuberculoma mimicking en plaque meningioma."

Authors: Ozek E., Iplkcioglu A. C., Erdal M.

Published in: Neurology India, Volume 57, Issue 2, Pages 211-212, 2009 (SCI-Expanded)

"Multiple recurrences of unknown primary tumor in a meningioma: A case report."

Authors: Essibayi M. A., Abdallah A., Özek E., Çoban G.

Published in: Neuroradiology Journal, Volume 35, Issue 6, Pages 763-767, 2022 (ESCI)

"Frameless Neuronavigation Assisted Brain Biopsy: Safety, Efficiency and Our Experience."

Authors: Özek E., Seyithanoğlu M. H., Kitiş S., Dündar T. T., Tekin A., Hatiboğlu M. A.

Published in: Bezmiâlem Science, 2019 (ESCI)


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