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A. Taner Usta

A. Taner Usta, MD

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Board Member of Turkish Gynecologic Endoscopy Society, President of Turkish Endometriosis&Adenomyosis Society, Advisory Board Member of Europian Endometriosis League, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Endometriosis and Chronic Pelvic Pain Center 

Acibadem Altunizade Hospital, Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University, Uskudar, Istanbul.

Dr. A.Taner Usta graduated from Cerrahpasa medical school from the University of Istanbul in Turkey. He completed Residency training in Obstetrics&Gynaecology in the Vakif Gureba Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey. He had postgraduate education about Advanced Laparoscopy in Instituto Mediterraneo de Endoscopia, (Castellon/Spain), Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, (Arizona/USA), IRCAD, (Strassbourg/France). He had postgraduate education about Endometriosis in IRCAD-Strassbourg/France. He completed the Assisted Reproductive Technologies Education program at Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical school, Assisted Reproductive Unit, in 2008. He had joined an education program about Neuroanatomy and Chronic Pelvic Pain in Saint Joseph Hospital, Arizona, and Saint Louis University, St.Louis, Missouri, USA. He completed the education program from the International Society of Neuropelveology (ISON), passed the exam, and joined an intensive hands-on course about the Neuropelveology program in Viborg - Aaarhus /Danmark. He interest in Laparoscopy, Robotic Surgery, Endometriosis, and Pelvic Pain.

He established the Office Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopy Unit in 2008 at Bezm-i Alem University, and also in 2011 in Bagcilar Education and Research Hospital. He composed ?nfertility, recurrent miscarriage policlinics in 2011, Endometriosis, and Chronic Pelvic Pain Clinic in Bagcilar Training and Research Hospital in 2016. He had been responsible for the residency education program of the Obstetrics and Gynecology department from 2005 till 2017. Now he has worked at Acibadem Altunizade Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey, since March 2017. He established Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Clinic at Ac?badem Altunizade Hospital. This is the first Pelvic Pain clinic in Acibadem Healthcare Group and Turkey. He is also an academic faculty member of Acibadem University. He is the President of the Turkish Endometriosis and Adenomyosis Association, and he is also a Board member of the Turkish Society Gynecologic Endoscopy. He has many national and international articles, more than 100 abstracts, oral presentations at national and international meetings. His research focuses on Reproductive Surgery, Laparoscopy, Robotic Surgery, Hysteroscopy, Endometriosis, and Pelvic Pain.