Prof. Dr. Ufuk Bilkay.

Faculty member of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Ege University

Dr. Ufuk Bilkay was born in Izmir in 1966. After completing his secondary education at the Izmir Ataturk School, he began studying at the medical faculty of Ege University in 1984. He completed his medical education in 1990 and received the title of a doctor. After working for one year as a resident doctor at the Dokuz-Eylül University, medical faculty, department of urology, he left it and specialized in the medical faculty of the University of Ege, department for plastic reconstructive and aesthetic surgery.

In 1998 he worked as a “Research Fellow” at Emory University in Atlanta, USA; He studied endoscopic plastic surgery, microsurgery and reconstructive breast surgery (breast reconstruction after cancer). After the two research projects that he had prepared and presented were completed, he was presented at various conventions in the United States and his results were published as two articles in the American Journal of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. During this time, he worked at major plastic surgery centers such as the Emory Clinic and the Paces Plastic Surgery Center with famous surgeons such as John Bostwick III, Dr. Foad Nahai, Dr. Clinton Mc Cord, Dr. Road Hester and Dr. Glyn Jones together. He developed his knowledge and skills in the areas of facial and eye aesthetics, nose aesthetics, breast aesthetics, body shaping, liposuction and maxillofacial surgery.

After training as an assistant in 1999, he became a specialist in aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery. Between 1999 and 2001 he worked as an expert in the clinic for aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery at the medical faculty of the University of Ege. In 2001 he started his career as a lecturer at the same clinic by being appointed Assistant Professor Doctor. In 2005 he was appointed associate professor in the same clinic. In 2008 he went to the United States again and worked with the world-famous facial surgeon Dr. Bahman Guyuron together and increased his experience in the field of facial and nasal aesthetics.

Dr. Ufuk Bilkay, who received the title of professor in 2011, continues his studies at Ege University and in his own practice. Dr. Ufuk Bilkay has published 45 scientific articles in international journals, 22 scientific articles in national journals, 27 at international congresses and more than 100 articles at national congresses. Dr. Ufuk Bilkay, founder member of the Association for Aesthetic Facial and Nose Surgery and head of the same association. He is a member ofTurkish Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Association of Reconstructive Microsurgery and the Association of Wound Care, American Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS),Balkan Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (BAPRAS), Europian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (EURAPS) and speaks English.