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Nazim Cerkes

Dr. Nazim Cerkes was born in Istanbul in 1959. After graduating from Ankara Fen Lisesi (Science High School) in 1977, he completed his medical degree from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, in 1983. He started his plastic surgery training in 1985 at the Department of Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery, Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine. During his residency he specifically worked in the field of microsurgery and started the first clinical applications of reconstructive microsurgery at the Department. In 1990 he completed his plastic surgery training at the Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine.

Between 1990–1991, he worked in the United States at UAB (University of Alabama at Birmingham) at the Department of Plastic Surgery as a research and clinical fellow with Dr. Luis O. Vasconez.

Between 1992-2002, Nazim Cerkes served as Associate Professor and Professor in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine. During this period he mainly worked in the fields of facial aesthetic surgery and reconstructive microsurgery.

In 2001 he founded the Cosmed Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center and focused on facial aesthetic surgery. He has been in private practice in Istanbul since 2001.
As a result of his vast experience in rhinoplasty he has been invited to numerous international meetings and courses as lecturer and surgical demonstrator.
Nazim Cerkes is a member of ISAPS, American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), Turkish Association of Plastic Surgeons and Turkish Association of Reconstructive Microsurgery Nazim CERKES was elected as president of Turkish Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons in 2009. Dr Cerkes was also elected Chairman of the Education Council of ISAPS (International Society of Aestehtic Plastic Surgery) in 2010.

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