Nazim Cerkes completed his plastic surgery training 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 performed the first clinical applications of reconstructive microsurgery at the department. He did research and clinical fellowship in UAB (University of Alabama at Birmingham) at the Department of Plastic Surgery between 1990-1991. Between 1992-2002 Doctor Nazim Cerkes served as Associate Professor and Professor at the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine and mainly worked in the field of reconstructive microsurgery. In 2002 Dr.Cerkes founded Cosmed Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center in Istanbul and has been in private practice since that time. In the last 15 years he focused on rhinoplasty and has been invited several international meetings as speaker. Nazim CERKES is past President of Turkish Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Dr.Cerkes has been a Board Member of ISAPS(International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery) since 2010.He served as Chairman of ISAPS Educational Council between 2010-2014, and currently the 1st.Vice President of ISAPS. He is one of the founders of “The Rhinoplasty Society of Europe” and current President of the Society. Dr.Cerkes is Editorial Board Member Aesthetic Plastic Surgery(APS), International Editorial Board Member of Aesthetic Surgery Journal(ASJ).