Professor Dr. Prof. Gülçin Kantarcı (Head of Department)

Internal Diseases / Nephrology

Department: Internal Medicine / Nephrology / Organ Transplant / Kidney Transplant Clinic

Specialty: Internal Medicine / Nephrology

Faculty and Year: Uludağ University Faculty of Medicine 1984-1990

Place and Year of Birth: Tokat, 04.06.1966


Minor Field: Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nephrology 1997-2000

Year and Place of Specialty: Bezmi Alem Vakıf Gureba Hospital Internal Medicine Clinic 1991-1996

Place and Year of Associate Professorship: Hacettepe University Medicine 2004

Professoriate Place and Year: Yeditepe University Faculty of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine 2009

Education Abroad:

Founded as assistant researcher at the Nephrology Clinic of the University of Ghent, Belgium.

1) Clinical characteristics of patents developing acute renal failure due to sepsis: a prospective study. Gent University Renal Division and Intensive Care Unit ” Clinical Research Program ”, Coworker, 2001

2) Comparison of Slow extended daily hemodialysis (SLEDD) to continuous renal replacement therapy. Gent University Renal Division and Intensive Care Unit ” Clinical Research Program ”, Coworker, 2001

Foreign Languages: English

Professional Awards: Turkish Society of Nephrology Research Award; Poster Announcement from the 18th National Congress of Nephrology Hypertension Dialysis and Transplantation “The Effect of Sodium Profile on Symptoms in Hemodialysis” Erciyes Organ Transplantation Foundation Asım Kibar Research Award) Familial Mediterranean Fever Amyloidosis of Point Mutations)

Professional Publications: 272

Active Professional Tasks:

1) Head of Internal Medicine Department,

2) Head of Nephrology Department,

3) Faculty of Medicine Program Development Committee membership

Number of Foreign Publications: 58

Number of Turkish Publications 28

Citation Number: 787

International Proceedings: 45

National Proceedings: 80


Experimental Models in nephrology – Editorship on Turkey Clinic for Special Issue

Book Section: Chapter writer on 11 books

Translation editing in 1 book

Career Summary:

After becoming a nephrology specialist at Marmara University in 2000, he worked as an Assistant Researcher at the Nephrology Clinic of Gent University.


During the years 2001-2007 S.B. He worked as a Nephrology Specialist in Organ Transplantation and Dialysis Unit of Göztepe Training and Research Hospital. Meanwhile, he received the title of Associate Professor of Internal Diseases and Nephrology in the Associate Professorship exam held at Hacattepe University.


In 2007, he started to work at the Nephrology Clinic as the Head of the Nephrology Department of Yeditepe University.


In 2009, he received the title of Professor in Yeditepe University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine. In 2010, he was elected to the board of directors of the Faculty of Medicine.


Since November 2014, he has been the head of the Department of Internal Medicine.



1) 2010 World Kidney Day Event – Yeditepe University;

2) 2011 Hypertension Patient School – Türkan Saylan Culture Center;

3) 2012 Hypertension Patient School – Caddebostan Culture Center

Association Club Memberships:


Turkish Society of Nephrology


Metabolic Syndrome Association


European Renal Ass.


European Dialysis and Transplant Ass.


European Artificial Ass.


Areas of Interest:

Acute Kidney Injury


Kidney Transplant

Diabetic NephropathyHemodialysis Proficiency

Familial Mediterranean Fever


Chronic Kidney Disease

Renal Replacement Therapies

Intensive Care Nephrology