Medical School

Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, 2001-2007

Post-Graduate Training

Istanbul Training and Research Hospital, Internal Medicine Department, 2007-2012

Professional Experience

Istanbul Taksim Training and Research Hospital, 2012-2014

Metin Sabancı Baltalimanı Bone Diseases Training and Research Hospital, 2014-2017

Istanbul Medipol Mega University Hospital, 2017-2020

Istanbul Aydın University Medical Park Florya Hospital, 2020-2023

Yedikule Surp Pırgiç Armenian Hospital, 2023

Medical Interests

Diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus)



Insulin Resistance


High Cholesterol

Thyroid Diseases (Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, Goiter, Thyroiditis)


Vitamin Deficiencies

Scientific publications

Articles Published in International Refereed Journals (SCI-SCI-E)

1. Evaluation of salusin-α and salusin-β levels in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and determination of the impact of severity of hyperglycemia on salusin levels.

Argun D, Argun F, Borku Uysal B. Ir J Med Sci. 2021 Nov;190(4):1403-1411.

2. A Comparison of the Circulating Endocan Levels between the Inflammatory and Malignant Diseases of the Same Organ: The Breast.

Basim P, Argun D. J Invest Surg. 2021 Nov;34(11):1207-1213. doi: 10.1080/08941939.2020.1792008. Epub 2020 Jul 14.PMID: 32660374

3. Self-reported medication adherence in differentiated thyroid cancer survivors: Role of illness perception and medication beliefs.

Basım P, Argun D, Özdenkaya Y.Head Neck. 2021 Feb;43(2):428-437. doi: 10.1002/hed.26488. Epub 2020 Oct 2.PMID: 33009715

4. A Qualitative Analysis of Ostomy-Related Patient Education Videos on YouTube.

Basim P, Argun D. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2021 Jun 1;34(6):314-320. doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000744340.11915.93.PMID: 33979820

5. Evaluation of the circulating serum endotrophin in women with and without gestational diabetes mellitus during second trimester

Argun, D.,Ciler Eren, E. Int J Diabetes Dev Ctries, 2021.

6. Risk Factors for Idiopathic Granulomatous Mastitis Recurrence after Patient-Tailored Treatment: Do We Need an Escalating Treatment Algorithm?

P Basim, Argun D, F Argun. Breast Care, 2021

7. The assessment of maternal and umbilical cord neudesin levels in pregnancies with gestational diabetes mellitus

EÇ Eren, S Kaya, Argun D, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pages 2941-2945 , 2022 - Taylor & Francis

8. Monocyte-to-High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Ratio: a Candidate Parameter for a Risk Assessment Model in COVID-19.

D Argun, F Argun, P Basim- Clinical Laboratory, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p613-621. 9p.,2022

Articles Published in International Refereed Journals

1. Association of circulating preptin with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: A case-control study

Argun D, Basim P, BB Uysal, Argun F. J Surg Med. 2021;5(6):628-632.

2. Can YouTube videos concerning the esophagogastroduodenoscopy experience be a reliable and satisfactory source of information for patient education in developing countries? A cross-sectional study from Turkey

D Argun, P Basim - Journal of Surgery and Medicine, 2022 -,

Ulakbim Articles

1. Assessment of the impact of insulin resistance on pancreatic exocrine functions in obese patients

BB Uysal, Argun D. Medicine, 2021 ;10(3):998-1001.

2. Rates of Incidental Thyroid Nodule and Thyroid Cancer Detection in Routine Check-up Examinations: A Single-center Study.

Argun D, P Basim. Bagcilar Med Bull 2021;6(3):248-256

3. Evaluation of the Effects of Being Over 65 Years of Age on Different Clinical Outcomes in Diabetic Patients with COVID-19.

GU Avci, D Argun - European Journal of Geriatrics & Gerontology, 2022 - Eur J Geriatr Gerontol 2022;4(3):173-181, DOI: 10.4274/ejgg.galenos.2022.2022-1-7

4. Effectiveness of vitamin D supplementation in the early gestational period on lactational mastitis development: A new framework in the risk sssessment

P Basim, D Argun, S Basim - 2022 , 29(3), 259–266

5. Investigation of QT Dispersion in Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis Patients and Determining the Effects of Variables

Argun D, Sametoğlu F. Turk J Nephrol 2021; 30(1): 43-8.


In-Home Health Services as an Alternative Form of Presentation of Patient Care

Mesut YILMAZ,Fettah SAMETOĞLU,Gülden AKMEŞE,Aslıhan TAK,Belma YAĞBASAN, Serkan GÖKÇAY,Mustafa SAĞLAM,Derya DOĞANYILMAZ,Simge ERDEM. İstanbul Tıp Derg - Istanbul Med J 2010;11(3):125-132

Oral Presentations and Speeches

3rd Clinical Endocrinology and Diabetes Congress, September 29-October 3, 2021, Diabetes and the Brain

Derya Argun

2nd North South Marmara Rheumatology Meetings "Tips in Rheumatology" Symposium, October 1-3, 2021, Evaluation of Clinical and Demographic Characteristics of Patients Diagnosed with Erythema Nodosum in Our Clinic

Derya Argun

3rd 6th Drug and Therapy Congress, September 22-26, 2021, Thyroid Diseases and Treatment in Geriatric Patients

Derya Argun

4th International Istanbul Breast Cancer Virtual Conference, October 17-18, 2020, The impact of metabolic syndrome on wound complications after breast cancer surgery

Pelin Basim, Derya Argun, Ferit Argun

5th 4th International Istanbul Breast Cancer Virtual Conference, October 17-18, 2020, Association between insulin dependent type-2 diabetes and neoadjuvant chemotherapy response rates in locally advanced breast cancer patients Pelin Basim, Derya Argun, Ferit Argun

6th Annual Internal Medicine Days Interactive Update 2020, March 12-15, 2020, Takatsubo Cardiomyopathy Secondary to Shock Diet Derya Argun

7th Annual Internal Medicine Days Interactive Update 2020, March 12-15, 2020, A Rare Disease Presenting with Depression, Gitelman Syndrome Derya Argun

8. 4th International Congress of Scientific Studies, September 28-30, 2020, The Effect of Adjuvant Hormonotherapy Used in Breast Cancer Treatment on Sleep Disorders

Derya Argun

Book Chapters

1. Principles of Internal Medicine in Preoperative Evaluation, Akademisyen Kitabevi, Chapter 30, Hypoglycemia and Preoperative Approach

Derya Argun


Derya Argun


1. Yamada Gastroenterology Handbook, 4th Edition, Istanbul Medical Bookstore, Chapter 7, Patient with Gas and Bloating

Derya Argun

Medical Second Opinion
✓ Valid

I have read the information from the General Data Protection Regulation. I accept that my data is processed within the specified scope and that I can be contacted by Medicana Health Group and Medicana Group Companies for health services and personal communication.

Medicana Hospital Business Inc. and Medicana Samsun Private Healthcare Services Inc.'s controlling and affiliated companies ("Medicana Health Group") can provide all kinds of information, questionnaires, publicity, opening, invitations. and activity etc. I agree to send Commercial Electronic Messages (call, sms, e-mail, etc.) to me within the scope of reminders and other communication activities.


Let Us Call You