Dr. Ayca Fatma Gultekin

Specialist Proctologist & Colorectal Surgeon

Years of
Experience

15

Languages
Spoken

EN, TR

  • Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (Colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic floor disorders)
  • Coloproctology (Hemorrhoids, anal fissures, anal fistula, pilonidal disease, anal warts, rectovaginal fistula, anal stenosis-strictures)
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders (Rectal prolapse, rectoanal intussusception, obstructed defecation, pelvic floor dyssynergia, chronic anal and pelvic pain, fecal incontinence)
  • Laparoscopic Surgery of Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary System
  • Abdominal Surgery (inscisional hernias, umblical hernias, groin hernias)
  • General Surgery
  • Polytrauma patients

2020 – 2022

Zonguldak Bulent Ecevit University Faculty of Medicine

Professor of General Surgery

2014 – 2020

Zonguldak Bulent Ecevit University Faculty of Medicine

Associate Professor of General Surgery

2013

Nantes University Hospital, Digestive Disease Colorectal Surgery Department

Fellow

2012

Cleveland Clinic, Ohio

Observer

2011

Minnesota University Colorectal Surgery Department  and Pelvic Floor Center

Observer

2009 – 2014 

Bulent Ecevit University Faculty of Medicine

Assistant Professor of General Surgery

2007 – 2009

Bilgi Hospital General Surgery Department

General Surgeon

2005 – 2007

Onuk Health Care Centre

General Surgeon

2000 – 2005

Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey

Specialty in General Surgery

1992 – 1998

Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey

Bachelor of Medicine

Doctor's Bio

Prof. Dr. Ayca Fatma Gultekin is a specialist general surgeon with particular interest in colorectal surgery, proctology and pelvic floor diseases. She is a European Coloproctology Board Certified “Colorectal Surgeon” with more than 18 years of experience.

Dr Gultekin earned her Bachelor of Medicine from Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey, Specialty Degree in General Surgery from Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey and Professor of Surgery title from Zonguldak Bulent Ecevit University, Zonguldak, Turkey

Dr. Gultekin worked as an Professor of Surgery and Colorectal Surgeon at Zonguldak Bulent Ecevit University Hospital, Zonguldak, Turkey one of the biggest colorectal surgery and proctology reference center of Black Sea Region of Turkey for 13 years prior to moving to Dubai.

In addition, Dr Gultekin observed and joined laparoscopic, robotic colorectal surgeries and clinical practices at Minnesota University Colorectal Surgery Department and Pelvic Floor Center, Minnesota, USA on 2011, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA on 2012 and Nantes University Hospital, Digestive Disease Colorectal Surgery Department, Nantes, France on 2013

Dr. Gultekin is one of the most well-known female colorectal surgeon, for laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgeries, laparoscopic surgeries for pelvic floor disorders such as rectal prolapse. Her clinical practices also has been focusing on latest minimally invasive procedures for treating hemorrhoids, anal fistula, rectovaginal fistula, pilonidal sinus, anal warts, pelvic floor dyssynergia, chronic anal and pelvic pain , fecal incontinence, anal stricture and stenosis. She has excellent outcomes in her work.

Dr Gultekin has been a skillful endoscopist and has performed more than 5000 colonoscopies past 13 years. She also performs gastroscopy and sigmoidoscopy. In addition, she performs  high resolution anascopy, endoanal ultrasound and anorectal manometry.

Dr. Gultekin is an internationally renowned surgeon and speaker in major meetings and congresses nationally and internationally. She has published numerous articles in various national and international peer-reviewed Journals. Dr. Gultekin is the editor in chief of the Turkish Journal of Colorectal Disease. She is an international fellow of American Society of Colorectal Surgeons, fellow of European Society of Coloproctology and Turkish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery. She is also member of Turkish Surgical Association.

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