Prof. Gazi Yasargil, MD

Neurosurgery

Specialty Areas

Brain Surgery, Epilepsy, Spinal Surgery, General Neurosurgery

 

Board Certifications

  • Alfred Vogt-Award of the Swiss Ophthalmological Society, 1957
  • Robert Bing Prize of Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences, 1968
  • Marcel Benoist Science Prize of Swiss Federal Council, 1976
  • Pioneer Microsurgeon Award, Int. Microsurgical Society, Sidney, Australia, 1981
  • Honorary Medal, Universita de Napoli e della Compagna, 1988
  • Nejat F. Eczacıbaşı Medical Award, Istanbul, TURKEY, 1991
  • Medal of Honor World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies, 1997
  • Distinguished Faculty Scholar, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1998
  • Honored as “Neurosurgeon of the Century” by the Brazilian Neurosurgical Society, 1998
  • Medal of Honor, European Association of Neurosurgical Societies, 1999
  • Honored as “Man of the Century 1950-2000” by the journal, “Neurosurgery” at the Congress of Neurological surgeons Annual Meeting, 1999
  • Fedor Krause Medal, German Society of Neurosurgery, 2000
  • Honorary Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, 2000
  • “Yaşargil Endowed Chair in Neurosurgery” University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little, Rock, Arkansas (Founded), 2000
  • State Medal of Distinguished service Republic of Turkey, 2000
  • Award of the Turkish Academy of Sciences, 2000
  • International Francesco Durante Award, Italy, 2002
  • Puusepp Medal, Estonia, 2002
  • National Sovereignty and Honor Award Grand National Assembly of Turkey, First Recipient, 2005
  • Independence Medal of the First Order United Arab Emirates, 2007
  • Golden Neuron Award, World Academy of Neurological Surgeons, First recipient, 2007
  • Gazi Yaşargil and Dianne C.H Yaşargil Lecture University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences USA, 2008
  • First Yaşargil Lecture, Inauguration of the Clinical Neuroscience Center, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland, 2014
  • Tissot Medal, Swiss League Against Epilepsy, 2015
  • Eurasian Academy, Founding Member, Baku, Azerbaijan, 2016

Education

  • Professor Ordinary: Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland, 1993
  • Professor: Neurosurgery University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA, 1993
  • Fellowship: Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland, 1992
  • Assistant Professor: Neurosurgery, Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland, 1973
  • Fellowship: Department of Neurosurgery, University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, USA, 1967
  • Chief Residency: Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland, 1960
  • Residency: Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland, 1957
  • Residency: General Surgery, Interlaken, Switzerland, 1952
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Interlaken, Switzerland, 1951
  • Residency: Psychiatry, Münsingen, Switzerland, 1951
  • Doctorate: Medical Faculty of University of Basel, Switzerland, 1950
  • Post Graduate: Brain Anatomy, Department of Anatomy of University of Basel, Switzerland, 1949
  • Medical Faculty of University of Basel, Switzerland (10 Semesters), 1949
  • Medical Faculty of Friedrich Schiller University, Germany (2 Semesters), 1945

Memberships

  • Academia Brasileira de Neurocirurgia
  • Society of Neurological Surgeons, USA
  • American Heart Association, Dallas, Texas, USA (Honorary Fellow)
  • Canadian Neurosurgical Society
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Japan Neurosurgical Society
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Swiss Society of Neuroradiology
  • Royal Society of Medicine, London, Section of Neurology
  • Turkish Neurosurgical Society
  • International Skull Base Society (ISBS)
  • Swiss Society of Neurosurgery
  • Argentine Association of Neurosurgery
  • American Society of Neuroradiology
  • Turkish Academy of Sciences
  • Peruvian Society of Neurosurgery
  • Italian Society of Neurosurgery
  • Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society
  • Georgia Neurosurgical Society
  • Polish Society of Neurosurgeons
  • Turkish American Scientists and Scholars Association
  • Portuguese Neurosurgical Society
  • Taiwan Neurosurgical Society
  • Hellenic Neurosurgical Society