The director of orthopedic surgery, Professor Ömer Taşer, is one of the leading surgeons in arthroscopy in Turkey and the founder of “Turkish Sports Injury, Arthroscopy and Knee Surgery Association”. Other members of this association include: Dr. Aydın Yücetürk, MD, Professor (upper extremity, microsurgery and pediatric orthopedics), Sarper Çetinkaya, MD (sports traumatology, arthroscopic knee, shoul- der &hip surgeries), Mustafa Şengün, MD (vertebra, arthroplasty and trauma), Sırrı Baştürk, MD (knee arthroscopy, foot and trauma), Berkin Toker, MD (orthopedics&traumatology/Turkey national football team doctor).
The team has years of experience in serving national and international well known athletes. Not only shoulder and knee, but also hip, ankle, elbow and wrist surgeries are being performed arthro- scopically by Acıbadem Sports surgeons for years. They hold critical positions in the medical committees of Turkish Football Association and Turkish national teams and reputable football clubs like Beşiktaş, Galatasaray, and Fenerbahçe. Acıbadem Sports team has been offering national and international education programs for their colleagues’ professional development over the years.