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Prof. Dr. Murat Songu, MD

Born in Izmir in 1976, Dr. Murat Songu entered Ege University Faculty of Medicine in 1994 after his graduation from İzmir Atatürk High School. He completed his specialty training in Otorhinolaryngology at Celal Bayar University.

In the year 2005, in Bordeaux, France, he performed rhinologic and otologic surgeries with Dr. Guy Lacher at St. Augustin Clinic and with Prof. Vincent Darrouzet at the University of Bordeaux.

In the year 2006, again in Bordeaux, France, he performed skull base surgery, cochlear implantation (bionic ear) and cerebellum corner tumor surgery with Dr. Didier Portmann at the Institut Georges Portmann Clinic and with Prof. Vincent Darrouzet at Pellegrin Hospital affiliated with Bordeaux University.

In the year 2008, he started to work as an Ear Nose and Throat Diseases Specialist at İzmir Dr Behçet Uz Child Disease and Pediatric Surgery Training and Research Hospital. In the same year, he was assigned to ENT Clinic of İzmir Atatürk Training and Research Hospital.

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He won the “Politzer Society Special Award” in 2008 for his works that he started at the French Georges Portmann Institute. Since he is the second citizen of the Republic of Turkey to win this award, he received a Commendation from the Presidency of the Turkish Republic in 2009. In the year 2009, as a result of a nationwide evaluation study conducted by the “Turkish State Hospitals and Patient Assistance Foundation”, he was granted the “Health Contributors Award”. In 2009 he was named “Doctor of the Year” by the TR Ministry of Health and in the same year, he was awarded with a Commendation by the TR Ministry of Health. As the specialist physician who published the highest number of internationally accredited scientific publications in Turkey in 2010, he was deemed worthy of the “Scientific Contribution Incentive Award” bestowed by the TR Ministry of Health. In the year 2010, he was nominated for the “Turkish Grand National Assembly Distinguished Service Award” by emphasizing his contributions to “increasing the international scientific reputation of the institutions he works for and our country”. In the year 2010, he won the Third Place in Turkey (88 points) in the Ministry of Health Chief, Assistant Chief, and Chief Assistant Written Examination, and the First Place in Turkey (100 points) in the Ministry of Health Chief Assistant Oral Exam. He was appointed to the teaching staff of ENT Clinic of İzmir Atatürk Training and Research Hospital He won the “Most Productive ENT Specialist” 2nd prize in 2010 and the “Most Productive ENT Specialist” 1st prize in 2011 by the Canal-ENT (Otorhinolaryngology Specialists Information Sharing Platform). In the year 2009, he received the “Educational Video Award” at the 7th Academy Meeting, the 1st prize of the “TRENT Academy Rhinocamp Scientific Research Competition” in the 8th Rhino Camp Meeting in 2012, and the “Best Research” 3rd prize at the 35th Turkish National Ear Nose Throat Head and Neck Surgery Congress in 2013. He earned the right to become an ” Associate Professor in Ear Nose and Throat Diseases ” passing the oral exam held at Ankara Dışkapı Yıldırım Beyazıt Hospital on September 5, 2014. He won the Turkish Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery Fellowship and worked at the Robotic Surgery Unit at UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) in Pittsburgh, USA, between February 2016 and May 2016. On April 2, 2021, he was awarded the “Professor of Ear Nose and Throat Diseases”. With more than 100 scientific studies published in international and national journals, numerous reports submitted at international and national congresses, authors of 8 chapters in national, and 9 chapters in internationally reknown books of medicine, and as an invited speaker at nearly 100 scientific events Dr. Murat Songu, contributed to national and international medical literature almost every day He is one of the physicians with the highest H-index and i10-index values ​​among Turkish scientists with a total of around 1700 international citations. As a result of these scientific studies, he has also assumed various international publishing responsibilities. He simultaneously continues his duties as an assistant editor, section editor, member of the editorial board and referee in many journals. Dr. Murat Songu has continued to work with devotion and diligence every day for more than 10 years in one of the hospitals with the heaviest workload in Turkey, and contributed to nearly 100 ENT residents to become ENT specialists. Dr Murat Songu is married and father of two children (Ayşe Songu and Selim Songu),. Prof.Dr. Murat Songu currently works at Medicana International Izmir Hospital.

Administrative Duties

  1. Bilimsel Araştırmalar Etik Kurulu Üyeliği. Dr. Behçet Uz Çocuk Hastalıkları ve Cerrahisi Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi. Şubat 2009 – Temmuz 2009.
  2. İzmir 4 No’lu Klinik Araştırmalar Etik Kurulu Üyeliği. Eylül 2010 – Eylül 2014.
  3. Ege Kulak Burun Boğaz ve Baş Boyun Cerrahisi Hekimleri Derneği, Yönetim Kurulu Üyeliği, Ocak 2014 – Ocak 2016.
  4. Ege Kulak Burun Boğaz ve Baş Boyun Cerrahisi Hekimleri Derneği, Divan Kurulu Başkan Yardımcısı, Ocak 2014 – Ocak 2016.
  5. Tubitak Sağlık Bilimleri Araştırma Destek Grubu projeleri dış danışmanı, Temmuz 2014 – devam ediyor.
  6. Türk Kulak Burun Boğaz ve Baş Boyun Cerrahisi Derneği Türk KBB Haber ve web sitesi sorumlusu, Aralık 2017 – devam ediyor.

Memberships to Scientific Organizations

  1. Institut Georges Portmann
  2. European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
  3. Türk Kulak Burun Boğaz Baş ve Boyun Cerrahisi Derneği (No: 1822)
  4. Yüz Plastik Cerrahi Derneği
  5. Sürekli Eğitim ve Bilimsel Araştırmalar Derneği
  6. Ulusal Rinoplasti Derneği
  7. Ulusal Uyku Cerrahları Derneği

Certificate of Proficiency

  1. Türk Kulak Burun Boğaz ve Baş Boyun Cerrahisi Yeterlik Kurulu – Yeterlik Belgesi, 2014
  2. Türk Kulak Burun Boğaz ve Baş Boyun Cerrahisi Yeterlik Kurulu – Yeterlik Belgesi, 2019

Certifications

  1. Eğiticinin Eğitimi
  2. Bilirkişilik Temel Eğitimi

Hospitals Visited Abroad

  1. Klinik Gözlemci

    University Hospital of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, Fransa
    26 Haziran 2006 – 11 Temmuz 2006 (07:00 – 14:00)
    Direktör: Prof. Vincent Darrouzet

  1. Mini-fellow

    Instıtut Georges Portmann, Clinique St. Augustin, Bordeaux, Fransa
    3 Temmuz 2006 – 13 Temmuz 2006 (15:00 – 19:00)
    Direktör: Dr. Didier Portmann

  1. Klinik Gözlemci

    University Hospital of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, Fransa
    6 Haziran 2005 – 28 Haziran 2005 (07:00 – 14:00)
    Direktör: Prof. Vincent Darrouzet

  1. Klinik Gözlemci

    Instıtut Georges Portmann, Clinique St. Augustin, Bordeaux, Fransa
    30 Mayıs 2005 – 30 Haziran 2005 (15:00 – 19:00)
    Direktör: Dr. Guy Lacher

  1. Klinik Gözlemci

    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
    1 Mart 2016 – 30 Nisan 2016
    Direktör: Prof. Robert Ferris

Theses in Progress

  1. Dr. Düzgün Ateş.
    Larenks kanserli hastalarda sağkalımı etkileyen faktörlerin multivaryant analizi.
    Tez Danışmanı: Doç.Dr. Murat Songu.
    İzmir, 2015.

  2. Dr. Zekiye Kabaş Uysal.
    Ani işitme kaybı olan hastalarda inflamatuar biyobelirteçlerin prognostik değeri.
    Tez Danışmanı: Doç.Dr. Murat Songu.
    İzmir, 2019.

Specialization Exam Jury

Uzm.Dr. Aynur Nuriyeva (24.01.2018)

Uzm.Dr. Elif Işık (03.09.2018)

Editorship, Assistant Editorship, Editorial Board and Advisory Board Membership, Refereeing

  • Yardımcı Editörlük (Deputy Editor)
    ENT Updates (Formerly Journal of Medical Updates)
  • Yayın Kurulu Üyeliği
    Journal of Medical Updates
    World Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
    Clinical Reviews and Opinions
    Journal of Cancer Research and Experimental Oncology
    Journal of Rhinolaryngo-Otologies
  • Danışma Kurulu Üyeliği
    Kulak Burun Boğaz İhtisas Dergisi
    Kulak Burun Boğaz Uygulamaları – Praxis of Otorhinolaryngology
  • Hakemlik
    The Laryngoscope (SCI)
    Acta Oto-Laryngologica (SCI)
    International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (SCI)
    Pediatric Allergy and Immunology (SCI)
    Clinical Otolaryngology (SCI)
    Brain Research Bulletin (SCI)
    Journal for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (SCI-E)
    International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology (SCI-E)
    The Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging (SCI-E)
    European Geriatric Medicine (SCI-E)
    The Public Library of Science ONE (SCI-E)
    The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal (SCI-E)
    Expert Reviews in Molecular Medicine (SCI-E)
    Kulak Burun Boğaz İhtisas Dergisi
    KBB-forum.net
    Case Reports in Otolaryngology
    Journal of Pediatric Neuroradiology
    Allergy & Rhinology
    Journal of Rhinolaryngo-Otologies
    Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease
    Journal of Cancer Research and Experimental Oncology
    Journal of Medical Case Reports
    Journal of Cranio-Maxillary Diseases
    International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences
    International Research Journal of Surgery
    International Research Journal of Arts and Social Sciences
    Clinical Reviews and Opinions
    Scientific Research and Essays
    Universal Journal of Medicine & Dentistry
    British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research
    Trials
    African Journal of Internal Medicine
    Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
    International Journal of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology Research
    Clinics and Practice

Awards

Prof. Murat Songu, MD