Meet Our Team in Cyprus

Discover all about the expert team in Cyprus They are all experts in their chosen field and they are here to offer you a first class experience.

ORTHOPAEDIC

Dr. Baris Polat

Associate Professor Orthopaedic

Dr. Ramadan

Associate Professor Orthopaedic

Dr. Ozenç

Orthopaedic Surgeon
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GP

Dr. Ozgur Turk

General Practitioner
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CO-ORDINATOR

Rosie Anstey

Co-Ordinator in Cyprus
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Gynaecology & women’s Health

Dr. Ozlen Emetic Ozay

Associate Professor Gynaecology

Dr. Ali Cenk Ozay

Associate Professor Gynaecology & IVF
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WEIGHT LOSS & GENERAL SURGERY

Dr. Mustafa Kalfaoglu

Weight Loss Surgery & General Surgery
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CARDIOLOGY

Dr. Osman Beton

Professor Cardiology and Electrophysiology
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Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

Dr. Pinar Tuncbilek

Specialist ENT Surgeon
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UROLOGY

Dr. Ahmet

Associate Professor Urology

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Dr Baris Polat

Associate Professor Orthopaedic

He speaks fluent

Dr Ozgur Turk
Dr Ozgur Turk

Specialist Orthopaedics and Traumatology Surgeon.
Trauma, Hip, Knee, Foot, Hand, Ankle, Bone, Spinal, and Soft Tissue specialist. ROSA Robotic Surgery.

Dr Baris was born in Istanbul and studied medicine at Cerrahpasa Medical Faulty at the famous Istanbul University. This is one of the best known medical universities in Turkey and he gained his medical degree here.

He then did a residency in Orthopaedics and Traumatology and after 5 years at Istanbul Training and research hospital became a specialist in his field.

He then worked at Van Ercis State Hospital for 2 years as an Orthopaedic surgeon.

In 2017 he moved to Cyprus and worked as a Specialist Orthopaedic and Trauma surgeon at the Dr Suat Gunsel University Hospital in Kyrenia before becoming an Associate Professor in 2022.

As one of our prestigious Orthopaedic team, he continues to build on his research and has written 42 scientific research articles. He is regularly published in international journals and has contributed to many books.

Dr. Ramadan Özmanevra

Associate Professor Orthopaedic

Team Lead, Specialist in Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery.
Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Spinal, and ROSA Robotic Surgery

Dr Ramadan is our Orthopaedic and Traumatology Surgical team leader. He works closely with Dr Baris Polat and Dr Ozenc Altinoz.

He speaks fluent

Dr Ozgur Turk
Dr Ozgur Turk

A highly respected and gifted Associate Professor. He graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine in Ankara Turkey in 2009. After graduating, in 2015 he was then a resident at Dokuz Elul University Hospital in the Orthopaedics and Trauma department

In 2015-2017 he worked in Orthopaedics and Trauma at Igdir State hospital and continued to study in his specialty.

Dr Ramadan moved to Cyprus in 2017 and worked as an Assistant professor at Dr Suat Gunsel University Hospital in Kyrenia . He then became an Associate Professor in Orthopaedics and Trauma in 2020.

He performed the first robotic knee surgery here in Cyprus with his team in 2022 using the latest ROSA (Robotic Surgical Assistant). This very precise surgery has now become very commonplace with patients looking for an extremely precise surgery and speedier recovery

He continues his academic studies in this fast moving medical field and is a member of the Cyprus International University of Medicine. He has had numerous scientific articles published as well as being a contributor to several scientific medical books. He also serves as a reviewer and associate editor of a medical journal.

Dr Ozenc Altinoz

Orthopaedic Surgeon and General Practitioner

Particular areas of interest are Arthroplasty, Arthroscopy, Trauma, Spinal, Sports Injuries and shoulder surgeries.

Dr Ozenc is fluent in

Dr Ozgur Turk
Dr Ozgur Turk

Dr Ozenc gained his medical degree at Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty University in Istanbul which is one of the best known Medical Universities in Turkey.

He completed his medical residency at Traky University in Edirne.
After this, he specialised in Orthopaedics and completed his 2 year conscription in the Army.

He is a founding member of the Orthopaedic surgical team for Surgery-Cyprus.

In 2022 he was one of the surgical team that performed the first Robotic ROSA Knee Replacement in Kyrenia Cyprus. He continues to perform these surgeries.

Dr Ozenc is a member of the Turkish Orthopaedics & Trauma Council, Turkish Spine Assn, TOTBID Orthopaedic Trauma.

Dr Ozgur Turk

General Practitioner. Emergency Doctor. Family Medicine. Wellbeing Check Ups

Dr Turk is fluent in

Dr Ozgur Turk
Dr Ozgur Turk
Dr Ozgur Turk

He lives in Kyrenia and is a founding member of our Surgery-Cyprus team of doctors and medical professionals.

He graduated as a doctor from Ankara University in Turkey, which is one of the most prestigious educational medical institutions in Turkey.
He then practised at the Umut Cardiology Hospital in Ankara where he was a member of the Cardiology team.

He was previously a director of the Dr Suat Gunsel Near East University Hospital in Kyrenia where he worked as an Emergency Room Doctor and GP for many years. He now works with Surgery Cyprus and thousands of Ex-Pat patients in Kyrenia Cyprus.

Rosie Anstey

Clinical Hypnotherapist. CBT, TA Counsellor

PATIENT CO-ORDINATOR IN CYPRUS

She speaks fluent

Dr Ozgur Turk

With over 20 years of experience in Wellness in the UK, Rosie is your Patient Co-Ordinator here in Cyprus. She will handle your enquiries for our medical team and is your first point of contact.

She has lived in Cyprus for 10 years and has a close working relationship with our team of doctors. Being highly organised, she will quickly and efficiently understand your needs and when you are ready, schedule your procedures with our medical specialists.

From your initial enquiry to planning your procedure, she will answer your questions and personally be on hand to offer you her full support every step of the way. She will be available before and after your surgeries, making sure you have a comfortable stay here in Cyprus.

As a qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist she has helped many patients overcome issues and make changes in their lives. Clinical hypnotherapy uses advanced methods of hypnosis and other techniques to treat a variety of medical and psychological issues.

Being a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Transactional Analysis Counselling professional, she has years of working with people and understanding their thoughts and needs. She has a keen interest in both our patients physical and mental wellbeing.

Rosie is highly experienced working and supporting people who experience issues with their weight and weight loss. For patients coming for bariatric weight loss surgery she can help you prepare, plan and think about the necessary changes to your thoughts, feelings and behaviour around food. This in turn offers you a better long term success not only losing weight but maintaining your weight long term.

Dr. OZLEN EMEKÇI ÖZAY

Associate Professor Obstetics & Gynaecology

She speaks fluent

Dr Ozgur Turk
Dr Ozgur Turk

OZLEN EMEKÇI ÖZAY was born in Yeşilyurt, Cyprus. She graduated from Ege University Faculty of Medicine in 2009 (İzmir) and completed her specialty training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine in 2014 (İzmir). She has been married to Ali Cenk Özay since 2015 and they have a daughter and a son. She has been an Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology since September 27th, 2021. She has been working at Ilithyia Private Clinic in Cyprus since November 2022.She conducts research activities in the fields of reproductive endocrinology, gynaecology, and obstetrics at Cyprus International University.

In addition to many genital aesthetic procedures such as labiaplasty, hudoplasty, hymenoplasty, G-shot, O-shot, vaginal surgeries such as vaginal hysterectomy, cystocele, rectocele, genital prolapse, infertility treatments are some of her areas of interest. She also specializes in genital laser applications.


She has the internationally valid ITCGA (International Training Center of Genital Aesthetic) certificate for genital aesthetics and laser applications.
She is a member of The Society of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery and Cyprus Turkish Medical Association.

Dr Ali Cenk Ozay

Associate Professor Gynaecology & IVF

He speaks fluent

Dr Ozgur Turk
Ali Cenk Ozay

Dr Ali Cenk Özay was born in Mersin, Turkey. He graduated from Gazi University Faculty of Medicine in 2009 (Ankara). Dr Ali completed his specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine in 2015 (İzmir). He is married to Assoc Professor Özlen Emekçi Özay since 2015 and they have a daughter and a son. He has been an associate professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology since February 26th, 2021. He has been working at Ilithyia Private Clinic in Cyprus since November 2022. He conducts research activities in the fields of reproductive endocrinology, gynaecology, and obstetrics at Cyprus International University by taking part in many working groups. He is the author and co-author of many scientific reports and chapters in handbooks.

His areas of expertise are Infertility treatments such as IVF, oocyte donation, sperm donation, embryo donation, laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgeries for gynaecologic indications, urogynecological operations such as cystocele, rectocele, genital prolapse, urinary incontinence surgeries, endometriosis management, polycystic ovary syndrome management and genital aesthetic interventions.

He is a member of The Society of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, Turkish Society of Reproductive Medicine, and The Cyprus Turkish Medical Association.

Dr Mustafa

Weight Loss Surgery

He speaks fluent

Dr Ozgur Turk
Ali Cenk Ozay

Dr Mustafa was born in Nicosia Cyprus. He graduated in 1993 with Honours from Dokuz Eylul University of medicine in Izmir Turkey. He then in 1997 Specialised in General Surgery at Ataturk Educational hospital in Izmir. He lives in Cyprus and is married with two daughters.

He is currently the Head of Famagusta State Hospital in Cyprus. He specialises in, Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery and Weight Loss Surgery, and is a leading Consultant General Surgeon in Cyprus. We are honoured to have this highly qualified and internationally respected doctor as a member of our team.

Nicosia Turkish State Hospital, ED, 2000-2006 

Famagusta Yasam Hospital (Private ) 2003-2014 (Founder and 20% share Holder of Yasam Hospital)

Dr Mustafa is a member of the IASGO (International Association of Surgeons Gastroenterologists and Oncologists) and continues to attend internationally as a speaker and participant in Advances in Diagnostics and Management of GI diseases. His papers on colon and rectum diseases are published in International medical journals.

He is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
Turkish Association of Colorectal Surgery.

General Surgeon, specialising in Gastroenterology, Breast Diseases, Colon & Rectum Diagnostics and Surgery.

Dr Osman Beton

Professor Cardiology and Electrophysiology

He speaks fluent

Dr Ozgur Turk
Dr Ozgur Turk

Born in 1977, Professor Dr. Osman Beton, M.D is a Consultant Cardiologist, Interventional Cardiologist, Electrophysiologist, Heart Failure Specialist. As one of the world’s leading cardiologists and using the very latest equipment available in the world , he can run a full range of Diagnostic Procedures, Therapeutic Procedures, Electrophysiology & Arrhythmia Procedures here in Cyprus.
As a member of many Societies of Cardiology including the GMC UK, he is dedicated to his profession. Osman Beton believes in continuous professional development.
He has many publications in both National and International Journals and made presentations in many Conferences.

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Professor of Cardiology
Cyprus International University, Faculty of Medicine, 2023 – Present
Professor of Cardiology
Cyprus International University, Faculty of Medicine, 2019 – 2023
Associate Professor of Cardiology
The Council Of Higher Education (YöK), Turkey, 2017
Assistant Professor of Cardiology
Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey, 2013-2017
Assistant Professor of Cardiology
Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Near East University, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2010-2011
Cardiology Training/Cardiology Fellowship (Residency)
Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey, 2001-2006
Medical School, MD Degree
Faculty of Medicine, Trakya University, Edirne,Turkey, 1994-2000

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
2017-present
Full-time Consulting Cardiologist (Associate Professor)
Dr. Burhan Nalbantoglu Public Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Nicosia, Cyprus
Performing coronary angiography and hemodynamic study, primary/elective percutaneous coronary interventions, pacemaker/ICD implantation, electrophysiology and ablation, peripheral interventions, medical & interventional treatments in advanced heart failure and also cardiology service, cardiology intensive care unit and outpatient clinic duties and also worked as lecturer.
Administrative Responsibilities: Codirector of Heart Transplantation and LVAD Program and Head of Electrophysiology Dept.
Part-time Consulting Cardiologist (Associate Professor)
British Kolan Private Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Nicosia, Cyprus
Performing coronary angiography and hemodynamic study, primary/elective percutaneous coronary interventions, pacemaker/ICD implantation, electrophysiology and ablation, peripheral interventions, medical & interventional treatments in advanced heart failure.

2013-2017
Full-time Consulting Cardiologist (Assistant and Associate Professor)
Cumhuriyet University, Department of Cardiology, Sivas, Turkey

2013
Part-time Consulting Cardiologist
Dogan Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
On-call for interventional (percutaneous coronary interventions, percutaneous congenital interventions, peripheral interventions) and cardiac electrophysiology (ablation, biventricular pacemaker/ICD implantation) procedures and transesophageal echo procedures.

2012-2013
Part-time Consulting Cardiologist
Sivas Numune Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Sivas, Turkey
On-call for interventional (percutaneous coronary interventions, percutaneous congenital interventions, peripheral interventions) and cardiac electrophysiology (ablation, biventricular pacemaker/ICD implantation) procedures.

2011-2013
Part-time Consulting Cardiologist
Cumhuriyet University, Department of Cardiology, Heart Center, Sivas, Turkey

2011-2013
Full-time Consulting Cardiologist
Sivas State Hospital, Sivas, Turkey
Head of the cardiology clinic, co-director of emergency services, outpatient clinic duties, echocardiography lab duties, outpatient pacemaker/ICD duties

2010-2011
Full-time Consulting Cardiologist (Assistant Professor)
Near East University Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Nicosia, Cyprus

2009-2010
Full-time Consulting Cardiologist
Medikent Hospital (now British Kolan Hospital) Nicosia, Cyprus

2007-2009
Part-time Consulting Cardiologist
Cag Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

2007-2009

Part-time Consulting Cardiologist Bilgi Health Group, Ankara, Turkey
Head of the departments of cardiology, project lead for establishing the cardiac catheterization laboratory and cardiovascular surgery along with cardiology outpatient clinic duties.

2007
Full-time consultant cardiologist
JFK (John F. Kennedy) Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

2006-2007
Full-time consultant cardiologist in advanced training program for postgraduate consultant cardiologists
Ankara University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, University Hospitals, Ankara, Turkey
Cardiac electrophysiology and ablation, pacemaker/ICD implantation and follow-up, coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary interventions

Dr. Pinar Tuncbilek

Specialist ENT surgeon

Specialist in diagnosing, and treating Ear, Nose and Throat. ENT

She speaks fluent

Dr Ozgur Turk
Dr Ozgur Turk

After graduating from the Hacettepe University of Medicine in Ankara Turkey with very high grades Dr Pinar completed her residency at Dokuz Elul University of medicine. She worked in the Otorhinolaryngology department of (Head & Neck) surgery. This hospital is one of the leading hospitals with the highest number of surgeries in Turkey.

In 2015 She became an ENT Specialist at Igrir State Hospital and in 2017 an ENT Surgical Specialist.

In 2017 she moved to Cyprus to work as an ENT Specialist at the Dr Suat Gunsel Near East Hospital in Kyrenia. Her specialities include, Functional and Aesthetic nose surgery, and she performs Ear, Neck, Nose and Throat Surgery. Tonsillitis, adenoids, middle ear disease, Rhinoplasty, Septum deviation.

Ahmet Bindayi

Associate Professor Ahmet Bindayi. M.D. FEBU.

Specialist Surgeon in Urology. (Urinary system) Kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra and male reproductive organs.

He speaks fluent

Dr Ozgur Turk
Dr Ozgur Turk

Dr Ahmet graduated in medicine from the Hacettepe University of Medicine.

He then specialised in Urology at Istanbul Umraniye Research and Educational Hospital.

He was awarded a Fellowship in Kidney Cancer of the University of California San Diego

He then received a Fellow of European Board of Urology FEBU in 2015.
He received the Associate Professor of Urology by the President of the Inter university Board of the Republic of Turkey following his research and studies into partial nephrectomy surgery of kidney cancer.

Dr Ahmet Bindayi has been practicing since 2009 and for the last 5 years worked at the Medical Port Hospital in Kyrenia and the Dr Burhan Nalbantoglu Hospital in Lefkosa. His surgical skills are Pelvic and retroperitoneal surgery (Urooncology) surgical endoscopic treatment of benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) and Prostate Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Endourology, Urinary stone surgery, Minimal Invasive(Laparoscopic and robotic) and Kidney Transplantation. He has written various scientific articles about kidney cancer and other areas of Urology.

He is an active member if the European Association of Urology
American Urology Association
Turkish Urology Association