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Akdeniz University Rector Prof. Dr. and the team led by OO signed Turkey’s second womb transplant 10 years later.

Akdeniz University, which signed the first successful uterus transplant from a cadaver in the world, signed the second uterus transplant in Turkey 10 years later.

The womb of the 38 year old woman, who was brain-dead after a brain hemorrhage and whose organs were donated by her family, was transferred to 33 year old EE, who lives in Alanya, with the operation starting at 04: 30 at night.

Rector Prof. Dr. Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Department, Faculty of science. Dr. The operation performed by OO and his team lasted 8.5 hours.


After the operation, which ended at 13.00, ED, who underwent a uterus transplant, was taken to a special section prepared for her in the intensive care unit of the hospital.

The first transplant to enter the world medical literature was made to DS, who was 23 years old at the time, on August 8, 2011. The expected gospel came 9 years later and DS had become a mother on June 4, 2020.

Two weeks before the anniversary of the first transplant, Turkey’s second womb transplant again turned the eyes of the world’s medical world to Antalya health.


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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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