Kenan Caliskan, MD

Professor of General surgery and Surgery Division of Organ Transplantation Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Adana Practice and Research Center Hospital, 01250 Yüregir Adana/ Turkey

Yükselis Collage High School
Ankara /Turkey


University of Akdeniz Medical School
Doctor of Medicine,



Ministry of  Health  Ankara hospital


Resident Physician in General Surgery


Baskent University Faculty of Medicine Ankara
Fellow in Organ Transplantation (Liver, Kidney,)



Kidney transplant physician                                                                           2010– present
Liver Transplant Pyhsician                                                                              2014– present

                Assistant Professor of Surgery                                                                     2007-2012

Baskent University Faculty of Medicine,
 Adana Practice and Research Center Hospital

Associate Professor of Surgery                                                                    2012-2016

Baskent University Faculty of Medicine,
 Adana Practice and Research Center Hospital

Professor of Surgery                                                                                    2016-present

Baskent University Faculty of Medicine,
 Adana Practice and Research Center Hospital


Staff Surgeon                                                                                                2002 - present

Baskent University Faculty of Medicine,
 Adana Practice and Research Center Hospital

Transplant Surgeon                                                                                      2010 - present

Department of Surgery, Transplant and General Surgery
Baskent University Faculty of Medicine,
 Adana Practice and Research Center Hospital

MEMBERSHIPS(Medical Society)

  1. Turkish Society of Surgery
  2. The Transplantation Society
  3. Middle East Society of Organ Transplantation
  4. Turkic World Transplantation Society
  5. American Collage of Surgeons


1- Four-Year Analyses of Renal Graft Biopsies: A Single-Center Pathology Experience.Canpolat T1Ozdemir BHTorun DCaliskan KHaberal M. Exp Clin Transplant. 2016 Apr 20. doi: 10.6002/ect.2015.0264.

2-Laparoscopic Repair of Morgagni Hernia  Arer, Ilker Murat; Yabanoglu, Hakan; Aytac, Huseyin Ozgur; et al.CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL  Volume: 40   Supplement: 1   Pages: 71-74    2015

3-Early Infections in Renal Transplant Recipients: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Causative Microorganisms.Yabanoğlu H, Alışkan HE, Çalışkan K, Arer İ, Akdur A, Yıldırım S, Moray G, Haberal M.Exp Clin Transplant. 2015 Nov;13 Suppl 3:11

4-Tension-free primary closure for the treatment of pilonidal disease.Arer IM, Yabanoglu H, Caliskan K. Ann Ital Chir. 2015;86:459-63.

5-The effect of the use of synthetic mesh soaked in antibiotic solution on the rate of graft infection in ventral hernias: a prospective randomized study. Yabanoglu HArer İCaliskan K. Int Surg. 2015

6-Mucormycosis with Orbital Apex Syndrome in a Renal Transplant Recipient Kursun, Ebru; Turunc, Tuba; Demiroglu, Yusuf Ziya; et al.CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL  Volume: 40   Issue: 2   Pages: 384-389    2015

7-Vascular Variations and Anastomosis Techniques in Renal Transplant Donors  Arer, Ilker Murat; Yabanoglu, Hakan; Caliskan, Kenan; et al.CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL  Volume: 40   Issue: 3   Pages: 542-546    2015

8-Results of Surgical Treatment of Anterior Abdominal Wall Desmoid Tumours: 13 Cases Reviewed with Literature Yabanoglu, H.; Karagulle, E.; Aytac, H. O.; et al.ACTA CHIRURGICA BELGICA  Volume: 114   Issue: 6   Pages: 393-399    2014

9-Parasitic infections of the appendix as a cause of appendectomy in adult patients.Yabanoğlu HAytaç HÖTürk EKaragülle ECalışkan KBelli SKayaselçuk FTarım MA.Turkiye Parazitol Derg. 2014;38(1):12-6. doi: 10.5152/tpd 

10-Unusual Findings in Appendectomy Specimens of Adults: Retrospective Analyses of 1466 Patients and a Review of Literature  Yabanoglu, Hakan; Caliskan, Kenan; Aytac, Huseyin Ozgur; et al.IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL  Volume: 16   Issue: 2     Article Number: e12931    2014

11-Surgical Management of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Related Injuries  Caliskan, Kenan; Parlakgumus, Alper; Ezer, Ali; et al.HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY  Volume: 60   Issue: 121   Pages: 76-78    2013 Full TextClose AbstractClose Abstract

12-Two drugs with paradoxical effects on liver regeneration through antiangiogenesis and antifibrosis: Losartan and Spironolactone: A pharmacologic dilemma on hepatocyte proliferation

Parlakgumus, Alper; Colakoglu, Tamer; Kayaselcuk, Fazilet; et al.JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH  Volume: 179   Issue: 1   Pages: 60-65    2013

13-Treatment of an infected giant brachial artery pseudoaneurysm: a case report  Ezer, Ali; Parlakgumus, Alper; Caliskan, Kenan; et al.TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY  Volume: 20   Issue: 2   Pages: 337-339    2012

14-Imaging and clinical findings of a gossypiboma migrated into the stomach Erbay, Gurcan; Koc, Zafer; Caliskan, Kenan; et al.TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY  Vol: 23   Iss: 1   Pages: 54-57    2012

15-Effects of a Tissue Sealing-Cutting Device Versus Monopolar Electrocautery on Early Pilonidal Wound Healing: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Parlakgumus, Alper; Ezer, Ali; Caliskan, Kenan; et al.DISEASES OF THE COLON & RECTUM  Volume: 54   Issue: 9   Pages: 1155-1161    2011 Full Text Close AbstractClose Abstract

16-Retroperitoneal malignant fibrous histiocytoma can mimic a hydatid cyst.Erbay G1Ulusan SKoc ZCanpolat ETCalıskan K. Case Rep Radiol. 2011;2011:362391.

17-Emergent surgical treatment of radiation-induced enteropathies for patients with urogynecological and colorectal carcinomas Parlakgumus, A.; Caliskan, K.; Parlakgumus, H. Ayse; et al.CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY  Volume: 38   Issue: 1   Pages: 63-66   : 2011 Full Text

18-Factors affecting morbidity in urgent repair of abdominal wall hernia with intestinal incarceration in adults By: Ezer, Ali; Caliskan, Kenan; Colakoglu, Tamer; et al.ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY  Volume: 17   Issue: 4   Pages: 344-348    2011

19-Effects of a Preoperative and Perioperative Multidisciplinary Approach for Complicated Liver Hydatid Cyst on Postoperative Outcomes By: Parlakgumus, Alper; Ezer, Ali; Caliskan, Kenan; et al.HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY  Volume: 57   Issue: 104   Pages: 1493-1498    NOV-DEC 2010

20-Use of drainage in surgery for perforated appendicitis: the effect on complications  Ezer, Ali; Torer, Nurkan; Caliskan, Kenan; et al.ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY  Volume: 16   Issue: 5   Pages: 427-432    2010

21-The Effect of the Psychological Status of Breast Cancer Patients on the Short-term Clinical Outcome after Mastectomy  Torer, N.; Nursal, T. Z.; Caliskan, K.; et al.ACTA CHIRURGICA BELGICA  Volume: 110   Issue: 4   Pages: 467-470    2010 Close AbstractClose Abstract 

22-Prospective randomized controlled trial comparing V-Y advancement flap with primary suture methods in pilonidal disease  Nursal, Tarik Zafer; Ezer, Ali; Caliskan, Kenan; et al.AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY  Volume: 199   Issue: 2   Pages: 170-177    2010

23-A method for the reduction of chronic pain after tension-free repair of inguinal hernia: iliohypogastric neurectomy and subcutaneous transposition of the spermatic cord  Caliskan, K.; Nursal, T. Z.; Caliskan, E.; et al.HERNIA  Volume: 14   Issue: 1   Pages: 51-55    2010

24-Laparoscopic treatment of primary hyperaldosteronism in a pregnant patient  Nursal, Tarik Zafer; Caliskan, Kenan; Ertorer, Eda; et al.CANADIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY  Volume: 52   Issue: 5   Pages: E188-E190    2009 Full Text

25-Wandering spleen accompanied by hilar angiomatosis causing intestinal obstruction in a paraplegic patient  Parlakgumus, Alper; Yildirim, Sedat; Ezer, Ali; et al.TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY  Volume: 20   Issue: 3   Pages: 237-238    2009

26-Reaching proficiency in laparoscopic splenectomy Nursal, Tarik Zafer; Ezer, Ali; Belli, Sedat; et al.WORLD JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY  Volume: 15   Issue: 32   Pages: 4005-4008    2009

27-Dermatoses of the nipple Parlakgumus, Alper; Yildirim, Sedat; Bolat, Filiz Aka; et al.CANADIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY  Volume: 52   Issue: 2   Pages: 160-161    2009

28-Preoperative Therapeutic Plasma Exchange in Patients With Thyrotoxicosis  Ezer, Ali; Caliskan, Kenan; Parlakgumus, Alper; et al.JOURNAL OF CLINICAL APHERESIS  Volume: 24   Issue: 3   Pages: 111-114    2009

29-Mucinous cystadenoma of the appendix: a rare cause of acute abdomen  Caliskan, Kenan; Yildirim, Sedat; Bal, Nebil; et al.ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY  Volume: 14   Issue: 4   Pages: 303-307    2008 

30-The adequacy of laparoscopy for continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis procedures  Caliskan, K.; Nursal, T. Z.; Tarim, A. M.; et al.TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS  Volume: 39   Issue: 5   Pages: 1359-1361    2007

31-Synchronous GIST with osteoclast-like giant cells and a well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumor in Ampula Vateri: Coexistence of two extremely rare entities  Kocer, N. Emrah; Kayaselcuk, Fazilet; Caliskan, Kenan; et al.PATHOLOGY RESEARCH AND PRACTICE  Volume: 203   Issue: 9   Pages: 667-670    2007

32-Hydrodissection with adrenaline-lidocaine-saline solution in laparoscopic cholecystectomy Caliskan, K.; Nursal, T. Z.; Yildirim, S.; et al.LANGENBECKS ARCHIVES OF SURGERY  Volume: 391   Issue: 4   Pages: 359-363    2006

33-Retained surgical sponge (gossypiboma) after intraabdominal or retroperitoneal surgery: 14 cases treated at a single center Yildirim, Sedat; Tarim, Akin; Nursal, Tarik Z.; et al.LANGENBECKS ARCHIVES OF SURGERY  Volume: 391   Issue: 4   Pages: 390-395    2006

34-An unusual case of port site metastasis after laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a renal transplant patient: A case report  Yildirim, S; Ezer, A; Colakoglu, T; et al.TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS  Volume: 38   Issue: 5   Pages: 1369-1370    2006

35-Brachial artery pseudoaneurysm: a rare complication after haemodialysis therapy  Yildirim, S; Nursal, TZ; Yildirim, T; et al.ACTA CHIRURGICA BELGICA  Volume: 105   Issue: 2   Pages: 190-193    2005

36-Laparoscopic repair of bilateral Morgagni hernia Tarim, A; Nursal, TZ; Yildirim, S; et al.


37-Burns in southern Turkey: Electrical burns remain a major problem  Nursal, TZ; Yildirim, S; Tarim, A; et al.JOURNAL OF BURN CARE & REHABILITATION  Volume: 24   Issue: 5   Pages: 309-314    2003

38-Gastrointestinal complications requiring surgical management in renal transplant recipients Karakayali, H; Moray, G; Caliskan, K; et al.TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS  Volume: 34   Issue: 6   Pages: 2122-2123   2001. PII S0041-1345(02)02874-9