Assoc.Prof.Dr.İlker Kahramanoğlu
Gynecologic Oncology
Gynecology and Obstetrics Specialist

He was born in 1985 in Antalya. He completed his primary and secondary education in Antalya. Between 2003 and 2009, he studied at the Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty of Istanbul University. In 2009, he started his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Istanbul Suleymaniye Obstetrics and Pediatrics Education and Research Hospital. During his residency, he worked in obstetrics, Gynecology, Oncology, Endoscopic Surgery, Perinatology (high-risk pregnancy), Infertility and Menopause units.

In 2011, he spent two months in India studying actively on laparoscopy at World Laparoscopy Hospital. In 2014, he received the title of Obstetrician and Gynecologist. In the same year, he came 2nd in Turkey in the examination for Minor Specialty in Medicine and started his minor residency in Gynecological Oncology Surgery at Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

In 2017, he worked for three months at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, United States. In 2018, he became a minor specialist in Gynecological Oncology Surgery. In the same year, the European Society of Gynecological Oncology awarded him the personally accredited European Gynecologist Oncologist certificate (3rd person in Turkey). For about 1.5 years, he served at Gazi Yaşargil Training and Research Hospital under the Obligation of Civil Service. In 2019, he participated in active surgery and cadaver work together with Michael Höckel, one of the pioneers of Gynecological Oncology at the University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany. That same year, he was a “visiting fellow” at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome, Italy.

He was awarded the title of Associate Professor in August 2019. He participated in numerous national and international congresses, symposiums and workshops and served as guest speaker. His surgery videos have been selected as training videos by the European Society of Gynecological Oncology and are published on their site for doctors.

He has 56 international and 10 national publications. He was the editor of the Turkish translation of the book, which is considered the main international source in Gynecological Oncology. He is the author of 7 chapters of international and national books. He has over 100 works in Turkey and abroad as oral presentations, poster presentations and panel presentations. He is refereeing for internationally respected journals. He has a good command of English. He follows up and implements all developments in his field.

European Society of Gynecologic Oncology

Foreign languages: English (C1), German (A2)


Medical Education: Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul/Turkey 06/2003 – 06/2009

Residency Training in Obstetrics and Gynecology: Health Sciences University, Suleymaniye Obstetrics and Gynecology Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul/Turkey

Between 09/2009 – 10/2014

2014 Examination in Post Doctorate of Medicine: Ranked second in Turkey

Gynecologic Oncology Surgery Post Doctorate Training, Istanbul University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, Istanbul/Turkey

Between 05/2015 – 06/2018

European Gynaecological Oncologist, Recognized as the accredited European Gynecologist Oncologist by the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO).

Since 16.10.2018

Association Memberships

  • European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES): 2012-
  • European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO): 2014-
  • European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO): 2016-
  • International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS): 2017-
  • Turkish Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (TJOD): 2010-
  • Turkish Society of Gynecologic Oncology (TRSGO): 2015-
  • World Association for Laparoscopic Surgeons (WALS): Lifetime membership


  • Number of publications in international refereed journals: 48
  • Number of publications in national refereed journals: 8
  • International book chapter writing: 3
  • National book chapter authorship: 8
  • Oral presentations (with or without invitation): 19
  • H factor: 7
  • i-10 index: 3


ORCID ID: 0000-0003-0956-1050


Grants Received for Scientific Study and Active Roles in Multicenter Study

1-  2017: Istanbul University Scientific Research Project. NCT03112733

2- Assistant researcher in a Phase III multi-center study. NCT03038100

3- Chief Researcher: SATEN-III Study (Central Asia and East Europe Trial Group (CENTEAST))

International Clinical Experiences

  • June 2011: The Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery. World Laparoscopy Hospital. New Delhi, India.
  • January-March 2018: International Observership in Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. New York, USD.
  • February 2019: Guest Physician – Leipzig School of Radical Pelvic Surgery. Leipzig, Germany.
  • March 2019: Short Clinical Visit – Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Policlinico Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Division of Gynecologic Oncology. Rome, Italy.


Some of the studies published in foreign, refereed and most prestigious journals

(You can reach the summaries of the studies from links in which legal rights are in related journals)


Robotic Surgery in the Treatment of Endometrial Cancer


Diagnosis and Management of Rare Gynecological Cancer


Treatment Modalities and Prognostic Factors of Uterine Carcinosarcoma


Management of Gynecological Cancers in Turkey during Pandemic


Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping in Uterine Cancer


Enhanced Recovery after Surgery in Gynecologic Oncology


Management of pelvic organ prolapse (bladder, bowel, uterine prolapse), urinary incontinence and lower genital system complaints


Sentinel lymph node surgery in endometrial cancer


Endometriosis and sexuality


Treatment of endometrium cancer


Organ-preserving approach in gynecological cancer


Approach to gestational diabetes


Subcutaneous adipose tissue in gestational diabetes


Biomarkers in endometrial cancer

Placental growth factor in intrauterine growth retardation


Trachelectomy in cervical cancer

Our colposcopic biopsy results in abnormal smear


Prognostic markers in ovarian cancer

Recurrent risk factors in endometrial cancer

Vulva (external female genital) cancer at a very young age

Our vulva cancer surgery experience


Contraception (family planning)

Our LEEP conization experience in abnormal HPV-Smear

Survival in endometrial cancer

Surgery for very rare cases of interstitial ectopic pregnancy

Hot chemotherapy in ovarian cancer

Mode of delivery and sexual functioning


Diagnostic marker in ovarian cancer


Antibiotic treatment in pregnant women with premature rupture of membranes

Thrombosis in the upper extremity

Our sentinel lymph node surgery and PET experience


Borderline ovarian tumors


Vaginal cuff management after cervical cancer surgery

Our surgical experience in recurrent ovarian cancer

Vulvar (female external genital) cancer that has spread only to the skin


Keyhole surgery due to ovarian torsion (twisting around itself) in twin pregnancy

Our surgical experience in tumors that spread to the ovaries


Prognosis in endometrial (uterine) cancer


Cervical tumor

Giant uterine smooth muscle tumor (leiomyosarcoma)

Uterus removal (Hysterectomy): Laparoscopic (keyhole surgery) or open surgery? Our own experience


Our experience in coexistence of endometrial (uterus) and ovarian cancers


Our experience in the placenta percreata (deep attachment of the placenta to the womb that is a life-threatening condition for the baby)


Use of hormonal intrauterine device (IUD) for fibroids


Very rare tumor in the lower abdominal cavity (pelvis)

Ovarian lymphoma

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