Istanbul Nose, Breast and Face Fellowship Program was designed to combine all fellowship programs of Associate Prof. Dr. Tunc Tiryaki, Prof. Dr Nazim Cerkes and Prof. Dr Akin Yucel under one umbrella.
The team of Istanbul Nose, Breast and Face Fellowship Program are the plastic surgeons who are internationally recognized and well-known with their special techniques. The aim of Istanbul Nose, Breast and Face Fellowship Program is to teach techniques for obtaining the highest standards of clients’ care and to increase the knowledge and experience of plastic surgery specialists in plastic and reconstructive surgery.
The teaching method of IAPS is comprehensive and holistic approach on plastic and reconstructive surgery.
IAPS offers a experience in all areas of plastic and reconstructive surgery. The Fellowship emphasizes cutting- edge techniques and offers opportunities to participate in other areas of clinical interest, research and teaching
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tunc Tiryaki
Dr. Tunc Tiryaki, Clinical Associate Professor is a world-renowned plastic surgeon and Director of the Tiryaki Clinics in London and İstanbul.
Dr. Tiryaki is a pioneer in stem cell assisted mini face-lifts that produce a younger but natural looking appearance with no visible scars. He is globally renowned for his minimally invasive procedures, particularly suspension techniques, micro-lifting, and regenerative cell injections to generate youth.
Dr. Tiryaki is the editor of the internationally published ‘Inverse Abdominoplasty’, as well as the co-author of the ‘Stem Cell Therapies’ chapter of a major two-volume textbook on the area of plastic surgery. Currently, he is writing two more international textbooks on Face-lifting and Micro-lifting. His techniques and research are widely published and holds patents for his innovative techniques in the area of regenerative and plastic surgery. Dr Tiryaki also serves as the Section Editor of the international journal ‘Aesthetic Plastic Surgery’.
Dr. Tiryaki is the Chair of Humanitarian Programs at the International Society of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS), and founder of ISAPS-LEAP Surgical Relief Teams that conducts volunteer reconstructive surgery operations all around the world. He has personally joined surgical volunteer missions to Syria, Kazakhstan, Georgia, and Sudan; he also led rescue missions during the 1999 earthquake and the 2011 Van earthquake in Turkey.
Prof. Dr. Nazim Cerkes
- Aesthetic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
- President of Rhinoplasty Society of Europe
- Vice President of International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
- Past President of Turkish Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
*Dr. Nazim Cerkes had his plastic surgery training between 1985-1990 at the Department of Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery, Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine. During his residency, he specifically worked on the field of microsurgery and started the first clinical applications of reconstructive microsurgery at the department.
*Between 1990 – 1991 worked in UAB (The University of Alabama at Birmingham – USA) at the Department of Plastic Surgery as research and clinical fellow.
*Between 1992-2002 Doctor Nazim Cerkes served as Associate Professor in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine.
*In the beginning of 2002, he founded Cosmed Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center and has been in private practice since that time.
*Dr.Cerkes has been invited several important international meetings to give lectures and perform live surgery demonstrations, particularly on rhinoplasty. Every year many plastic surgeons from all over the world visit his clinic to observe his rhinoplasty techniques.
*Prof Dr Nazim Cerkes has been the President of The Rhinoplasty Society of Europe and 1st Vice President of International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery between 2016 – 2018 and Past President of Turkish Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery between 2009 – 2012.
*After performing as the President Elect of International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery between 2018 – 2020 Prof Cerkes has become the President of it for the time period of 2020 to 2022.
Prof. Dr. Akin Yucel
Prof. Dr. Akın Yucel is a Plastic and and Reconstructive surgeon. Dr. Yucel completed his primary and secondary education at TED Ankara College and completed high school at Ankara Science High School. He graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine as a Medical Doctor in 1987.
In the same year, Dr. Yucel started his specialization training at Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. He worked at Wexham Park Hospital in England in 1989 and University of Washington, Seattle in USA in 1992. Dr. Yucel completed his residency in 1994 and became a Plastic Surgeon.
Prof. Dr. Akin Yucel worked as a Founding Faculty Member and Head of the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery at Kocaeli University between 1994 and 1996.
In 1996, he started to work as a lecturer in the Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and Hand Surgery Department at Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine. He became Associate Professor in 2000 and Professor in 2008.
While working at the university, he took part in the Education Commissions. During this period, he was interested in aesthetic surgery, post-cancer breast repairs, hand surgery, microsurgery, head and neck cancers, lower extremity repairs and skin cancers. He has published many scientific articles and book chapters in these fields and has given conferences at many national and international meetings.
Prof. Dr. Akin Yucel has his own clinic since 2011. Dr. Yucel is actively involved in many professional/social activities in addition to his areas of expertise.
2001 – 2012 – Aesthetic Plastic Society Association (EPCD) – General Secretary
2006 – 2008 – Turkish Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (TPRECD) – General Secretary
2012 – 2014 – Aesthetic Plastic Society Association (EPCD) President,
2010 – 2014 – Head of TPRECD Breast Repair Working Group,
2014 – 2016 – TPRECD Aesthetic Surgery Working Group President,
2016 – 2018 – TPRECD President
2014 – 2019 – International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery ( ISAPS)- Turkey National Secretary
Dr. Yücel is an active member of ISAPS, ASPS (American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery), EPCD, TPRECD, RMC (Reconstructive Microsurgery Association).
Dr. Akın Yücel works in the fields of face and body surgery, especially aesthetic breast surgery, post-cancer breast repair, eye surgery, aesthetic nose surgery.
He has published many scientific articles and book chapters about the techniques he developed. Continuing an intense educational activity, Dr. Yucel regularly gives conferences and organizes courses in many national and international meetings. He gives international courses in the field of breast surgery.
Dr. Yucel also works as the Editor-in-Chief of Plasticus magazine which is the first current publication in the field of Plastic Surgery.
Prof. Dr. Akin Yucel is the Privilege Owner and Editor-in-Chief of Vega Magazine, which covers Health, Beauty, Aesthetics and many current issues.