REPUBLİC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF HEALTH İzmir Provincial Health Directorat Izmir Katip Celebi University Atatürk Education and Research Hospital

REPUBLİC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF HEALTH İzmir Provincial Health Directorat Izmir Katip Celebi University Atatürk Education and Research Hospital

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Neurology Clinic

Updated: 10/01/2020


The Department of Neurology, İzmir Katip Çelebi University Atatürk Training and Research Hospital aims to provide the best quality health care services with experienced and educated staff.

In our team, we have 4 professors, 3 associated profesors, 2 assistant professors, 14 specialist doctors,  2 specialist doctors in clinical neurophysiology, 8 assistant doctors, 2 assistant doctors in clinical neurophysiology. Additionally, our department includes 2 psychologists, 2 physiotherapists, 3 technicians in electromyography (EMG), 9 technicians in electroencephalography and polysomnography, 44 nurses and 8 medical recording secretaries. Also, 4 specialist doctors and 1 specialist doctor areserving in the outpatient clinics of the outbuildings of the main hospital called Hatay and Basın Sitesi. Five doctors (3 professors and 2 specialists) have additionally Clinical Neurophysiology specialists and 6 doctors (1 professor, 1 assistant professor, 2 neurophyiologist and 1 specialist) have a special training in sleeping disorders.

Neurology Ward

We have 50 beds for the patients in the ward. In clinical Neurophysiology Department, there are 2 beds for video-EEG monitory,4 beds for polysomnography (PSG), 4 beds for daily patients. In Hatay outbuilding, we have 10 beds for the clinic patients and 2 beds for polysomnography investigations.

Neurological Intensive Care and Stroke Unit

There are 6 beds providing service for acute stroke patients and 11 beds for patients who need intensive care.

Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory

We have 5 EMG, 1 transcranial magneticstimulator, and 2 EEG for the investigation of peripheral nevre diseases and epilepsy in the main neurophysiology laboratory . We are serving approximately 30-40 patients by EMG and 15-20 patients by EEG per day.

In sleep laboratory, there are 4 PSG for sleep disorders and 2 video-EEG monitory for the research and investigations of in tractable epilepsy patients or surgical epilepsy cases. In addition, Hatay outbuilding has 1 EMG, 1 EEG and 2 PSG.

              Outpatient Clinics

We are serving approximately 250-300 patients per day in our outpatient clinic conducted by 7 specialist doctors. Neurophysiologicaltests are done by 2 psychologists. Moreover, policlinic pateints are seen by the doctors in outbuildings Hatay and Basın Sitesi. Also, we have prisioner outpatientclinic  in the main building.

              Academic Affiliations

            As İzmir Katip Çelebi University has been affiliation with Health Ministry, academic personel provides medical training and education for medical students. Additionaly, this educational programme includes İKÇÜ Dentistry and Physiotherapy Faculties. Two academic personals gives fellowship education. Assistant doctors, specialists and nurses are educated systemically by the orical and practical lessons.

             Our clinic has 4 professors ,3 associate professors,2 lecturers, 14 specialist physicians. The names of our staff specialist physicians are as follows ;

Professor.Dr. Tülay KURT İNCESU

Professor.Dr. Galip AKHAN

Professor.Dr. Yaprak SEÇİL

Professor.Dr. Yeşim BECKMANN

Associate Professor.Dr. Mehmet ÇELEBİSOY

Associate Professor.Dr. Şehnaz ARICI

Associate Professor.Dr. Nevin GÜRGÖR KANAT

Lecturer Dr. Hatice Sabiha TÜRE

Lecturer Dr. Cihat UZUNKÖPRÜ




Spc.Dr. Muhammed ÇALIŞKAN

Spc.Dr. Kader KIRKAN

Spc.Dr. Ahmet BAKIR


Spc.Dr. Erdem CENGİZ


Spc.Dr. Arda AKTAŞ

Spc.Dr. Tansel ÜNAL

Spc.Dr. Gözde NUR DOĞAN


Spc.Dr. Şule PEKER