M.D., Assoc. Prof.
Erkan KABA

M.D., Assoc. Prof.
Erkan KABA

Ataşehir Florence Nightingale Hospital
İstanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital
Kadıköy Florence Nightingale Hospital
    • 2017
      Demiroğlu Bilim University Faculty of Medicine
      Head of Thoracic Surgery Department 

      2013
      TC 
      Demiroğlu Bilim University Faculty of Medicine 
      Surgical Medical Sciences Department Thoracic Surgery 

      2011-2013 
      Erzurum Regional Training and Research Hospital 
      Thoracic Surgery  

      2006-2011 
      Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine
      Specialization Training 

      1999-2005 
      Karadeniz Technical University Faculty of Medicine 
      Medical Education

    • Articles Published in International Refereed Journals

      • A.1 Salvage thoracic surgery in patients with lung cancer: potential indications and benefits. Kaba Erkan, Ozyurtkan Mehmet Oguzhan, Ayalp Kemal, Cosgun Tugba, Alomari Mazen Rasmi, Toker Alper (2018). Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 13(1), doi:   10.1186/s13019-018-0693-x
      •  A.2 Role of surgery in the treatment of masaoka stage IVa thymoma. Kaba Erkan, Ozkan Berker, Erus Suat, Duman Salih, Cimenoglu Riza Berk, Toker Alper (2018). Annals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 24(1), 6-12., doi: 10.5761/atcs.oa.17-00108
      •  A.3 Superior vena cava resection and reconstruction in mediastinal tumors and benign diseases. Kaba Erkan, Ozkan Berker, Ozyurtkan Mehmet Oguzhan, Ayalp Kemal, Toker Alper (2018). Türk Gögüs Kalp Damar Cerrahisi Dergisi, 26(1), 99-107., Doi: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2018.14292
      •  A.4 Robotic anatomic lung resections: the initial experience and description of learning in 102 cases. Toker Alper, Ozyurtkan Mehmet Oguzhan, Kaba Erkan, Ayalp Kemal, Demirhan Ozkan, Uyumaz Elena (2016). Surgical Endoscopy, 30(2), 676-683., doi: 10.1007/s00464-015-4259-x
      •  A.5 Lymph node dissection in surgery for lung cancer: comparison of Open vs. Video-assisted vs. Robotic-assisted approaches. Toker Alper, Ozyurtkan Mehmet Oguzhan, Demirhan Ozkan, Ayalp Kemal, Kaba Erkan, Uyumaz Elena (2016). Annals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 22(5), 284-290., doi: 10.5761/atcs.oa.16-00087
      •  A.6 Da vinci robotic system in the surgery for mediastinal bronchogenic cyst: a report on five patients. Toker Alper, Ozyurtkan Mehmet Oguzhan, Kaba Erkan, Nova Greta (2015). Journal of Visualized Surgery, 1, 23, doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2221-2965.2015.11.08
      •  A.7 Pulmonary artery resections and reconstructions for lung cancer treatment: an anatomical-technical analysis and survival relationships. Toker Alper, Demir Adalet, Kaba Erkan, Kapdagli Murat, Ziyade Sedat, Saraçoglu Basak, Erus Suat, Ozkan Berker, Tanju Serhan (2015). Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 66-74., doi: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2015.9467
      •  A.8 Has there been a paradigm shift in mediastinal surgery from open to minimally invasive, and from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to positron emission tomography–computerized tomography (PET–CT) in the last decade? Toker alper, Erus Suat, Kaba Erkan, Tanju Serhan, Ozkan Berker (2014). Surgical Endoscopy, 28(3), 861-865.doi: 10.1007/s00464-013-3233-8.
      •  A.9 Factors associated with pulmonary recurrence after pulmonary metastasectomy for sarcomatous disease. Tanju Serhan, Saricam Murat, Kaba Erkan, Kapdagli Murat, Dilege Sukru, Toker Alper (2014). Surgery Today, 44(5), 914-918., doi: 10.1007/s00595-013-0796-x
      • A.10 Robotic lung segmentectomy for malignant and benign lesions. Toker Alper, Ayalp Kemal, Uyumaz Elena, Kaba Erkan, Demirhan Ozkan, Erus Suat (2014). Journal of thoracic disease, 6(7), 937-42., doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2014.06.40
      •  A.11 Surgical management of bronchial carcinoid tumors: 11-year experience. Dadas Erdogan, Tanju Serhan, Ozkan Berker, Bayrak Yusuf, Kaba Erkan, Dilege Sükrü, Toker Alper (2014). Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 22(4), 795-799., doi: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2014.9397
      • A.12 Robotic and video-assisted thoracic surgery lung segmentectomy for malignant and benign lesions. Demir Adalet, Ayalp Kemal, Ozkan Berker, Kaba Erkan, Toker Alper (2014). Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, 20(3), 304-309., doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivu399
      •  A.13 Robotic anatomic pulmonary resection in octogenarian patients with primary lung cancer: report of seven cases. Demirhan Ozkan, Ayalp Kemal, Kaba Erkan, Uyumaz Ulena, Ozyurtkan Mehmet Oguzhan, Toker Alper (2016). The Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 24(3), 489-494., doi: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2016.11879
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      • Turkish Thoracic Surgery Association
      • Turkish Thoracic Society 
      • European Society of Thoracic Surgery 
      • European Respiratory Society 
      • Turkish Medical Association 
      • Lung Health and Intensive Care Association

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