WHO IS NEJAT GÜNEY?
He graduated from Galatasaray High School and Pertevniyal High School. After graduating from Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, he completed his orthopedics and traumatology specialty at Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine. In 1986, he became an associate professor and in 1994, he became a professor.
In 1987, he worked for three months at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in London, where he worked with Prof. Dr. George Bentley, a specialist in total knee replacement surgery. On his return to the country, he pioneered this by applying the prosthesis that we are using today to both knees in the same session and the hip prosthesis to both hips in the same session in the following years. In the following years, he worked with various specialists in prosthetic surgery at the South California Institute in the United States, Karolinska Hospital in Germany, Switzerland and Sweden.
He has been working in the field of hip and knee joint prosthesis surgery for more than 40 years and has successfully performed over 4000 hip and 4500 knee prosthesis surgeries to date.
He has many scientific articles in the field of prosthetic surgery. In 2014, he resigned from his faculty at Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine and works as an independent physician. He has many papers in many international and national congresses and articles in various scientific journals.