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Ozgur Karcioglu

Ozgur Karcioglu
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Health Sciences, Istanbul Education and Research Hospital, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey


I was born in Aydin, Turkey, in 1969. I was graduated from Ege University Medical School in 1993. In 1994, I started my residency in Dokuz Eylul University Medical School, Department of Emergency Medicine. I conducted research on the ?Role of end-tidal CO2 monitoring in patients intubated and resuscitated in the emergency department? as my thesis for specialty graduation in 1998. I have been working as a faculty member since September 1998 in Dokuz Eylul University Medical School, Dept. of Emergency Medicine. I have gained docentship title in October, 2004. In the meantime, I completed the Fellowship Program in International Emergency Medicine Pennsylvania State University, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, Hershey, PA in June-August 2005. I have served as the chairman of the department in DEU between April 2005 and September 2007. I have been in charge of the ED of Istanbul Bakirkoy Research and Training Hospital for the Turkish Ministry of Health between 2007 and 2009. I have served as a faculty member in Ac?badem University Medical School, Dept. of Emergency Medicine between 2009-15. In the meantime (2011), I have also participated in the refreshment work for the Joint Commission International (JCI) certification in the Acibadem Bakirkoy Hospital. At the end of 2015 I started serving in the Dept. of Emergency Medicine, Istanbul Education and Research Hospital, Fatih, Istanbul. I have served as a founder and a board member of The Emergency Medical Association of Turkey between 2007 and 2009, and also member of The American College of Emergency Physicians, National Association of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, Association of Emergency Physicians, The European Society of Emergency Medicine-EuSEM. I have full command of spoken and written English. 124 articles of mine were published or accepted in international peer-reviewed journals and 61 in national ones. I have contributed in three books as editor, and authored fourteen chapters, besides three translation. I have given lectures and joined in educational activities in various symposia and seminars. I have also contributed in a total of 76 abstract presentations in scientific congresses and meetings. I?m serving as a member of The Editorial Board or associate editor of some Turkish journals as well as in The Turkish Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, The World Clinics Journal of Medical Sciences and The World Clinics Journal of Pediatrics, WebMedCentral Emergency Medicine Speciality Editor (, Emergency Medicine - Open Journal Editorial Board Member, Western Journal of Emergency Medicine (Reviewer), Human and Experimental Toxicology (Reviewer), Journal of Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care (Editorial Board Member), and International Scholarly Research Notices- Emergency Medicine (Editorial Board Member) Journal of Clinical Toxicology (Editorial Board Member, 2018-), Journal of Vascular Diseases and Treatment (Editorial Board Member, 2018-), World Journal of Surgery and Surgical Research (Editor-in-Chief, 2018- ) Twenty-two research projects have been conducted as specialty graduation thesis in our department under my supervision so far. I have also been serving as a member of the Commission for the Fifth- and sixth-year Medical Students? Curriculum and the Committee for Active Medical Education. I have worked as the associate director of the eight-week training program of ?Management of Trauma Victims? embedded in ?Task-based learning? sessions in fifth-year pre-graduate medical curriculum. I also serve as an instructor of the American Heart Association-based Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course. I was awarded with a ?Fellowship of Emergency Medicine Association of Turkey? (FEMAT) in 2017. My book projects entitled ?Trauma Surgery? and ?Cardiac arrest and resuscitative procedures? are going on currently with the collaboration of the publisher InTechOpen. My research interests are resuscitation, advanced life support, pain management, airway emergencies, disaster medicine, trauma and toxicology.

Research Interest

Resuscitation, toxicology/poisoning, pain management, trauma, advanced life support, emergency medicine, injury prevention, procedures