Professor Dr. Cengiz Kara graduated from Ankara High School in 1985 and Ankara University Faculty of Medicine in 1991. He completed his residency in Pediatrics in 1996 and his fellowship program in Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism in 2005 at Dr. Sami Ulus Children’s Hospital (Ankara). Since joining Ondokuz Mayıs University of Samsun in 2007 as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, along with his regular faculty responsibilities, Dr. Kara also completed a PhD program in Molecular Medicine at the Institute of Graduate Studies. Dr. Kara received his Associate Professor and Professor degrees in 2010 and 2016, respectively. He is currently the faculty member of the Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Istinye University. He is the author of numerous national /international scientific articles and awards with h-index of 13. His primary research interest is focused on the clinic and genetics of congenital hypothyroidism. Dr. Kara is a member of European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology (ESPE). Since 2017, he has been the deputy vice-president of the Turkish Society for Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (TSPED). Dr. Kara has organized and chaired a number of basic and advanced educational meetings for fellows and specialists of pediatric endocrinology, that have shaped clinical practice in Turkey. He speaks English and is married with two children.
Research Areas: Pediatric Endocrinology, Congenital Hypothyroidism
Main Areas: Çocuk Endokrinolojisi,