T.C. MİNİSTRY OF HEALTH İZMİR PROVINCIAL HEALTH DIRECTORATE S.B.Ü. DR.BEHÇET UZ CHİLDREN'S EDUCATİON AND RESEARCH HOSPİTAL
T.C. MİNİSTRY OF HEALTH İZMİR PROVINCIAL HEALTH DIRECTORATE S.B.Ü. DR.BEHÇET UZ CHİLDREN'S EDUCATİON AND RESEARCH HOSPİTAL

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İlker Günay, M.D.

Updated: 07/02/2019

Ilker Gunay
İzmir Dr. Behçet Uz Çocuk Hastalıkları ve Cerrahisi Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi İsmet
Kaptan Mh. Sezer Doğan Sok. No:11 Konak / İZMİR
EDUCATION
Degree Facility Date
MD Ege University, School of Medicine 1989
Pediatrician İzmir Dr. Behçet Uz Children’s Hospital 1994
PhD (Epidemioloy) Ege University Institute of Health Sciences 2017-…
HONORS AND AWARDS
Physician of the Year 2005: Ministry of Health Award, İzmir Province, March 14th
2005.
Wyeth XVth Research Award 2008, Winner, Descriptive research cathegory: Denizli
İlinde Bebek Dostu Hastane Eğitiminin 6–11 Aylık Bebeklerin Emzirme Durumuna
Etkisi.
Abstract Prize. “411- International study of asthma and allergies in childhood-2 study
in an urban setting in Izmir, Turkey”. EAACI Congress 2012, 16-20 June, Geneva,
Switzerland.
Abstract prize, 1th place “PNRS (Pediatric Nutritional Risk Score) Ölçeğinin Türkçeye
çevrilmiş formunun geçerlilik güvenilirlik analizi”. 11. Ulusal Çocuk Gastroenteroloji
Hepatoloji ve Beslenme Kongresi, 4-7 Mayıs 2016, Samsun.
PUBLICATIONS
Published in International Journals
1.
Can D; Inan G; Yendur G; Oral R; Gunay I. Salbutamol or mist in acute bronchiolitis. Acta
Paediatr Jpn 1998 Jun; 40 (3): 252-5
(Can, D., İnan, G., Yendur, G., Oral, R. and Günay, İ. (1998), Salbutamol or mist in acute
bronchiolitis. Pediatrics International, 1998; 40: 252–255.
doi: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.1998.tb01922.x)
SCI-E
2. Ilker Devrim, Gamze Gulfidan, Ilker Gunay, Hasan Agın, Barıs Guven, Murat Muhtar
Yılmazer, Ceyhun Dizdarer. Comparison of in vitro activity of ertapenem with other
carbapenems against extendedspectrum beta-lactamaseproducing Escherichia coli and

Kleibsella species isolated in a tertiary children’s hospital. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2011
Apr; 12 (6): 845-9. Epub 2011 Feb 16.
DOI: 10.1517/14656566.2011.559460
SCI-E
3. Tat, Fatma; Devrim, Ilker; Gülfidan, Gamze; Gunay, Ilker; Dizdarer, Ceyhun A Rare Etiologic
Agent of Sepsis in Children: Sphingomonas paucimobilis. Infectious Diseases in Clinical
Practice. 2012 March; 20(2): 152-153,.
doi: 10.1097/IPC.0b013e31821f890a
4. EC Dinleyici, Z Kurugöl, O Turel, N Hatipoglu, I Devrim, H Agın, I Gunay, et al. The
epidemiology and economic impact of varicella-related hospitalizations in Turkey from 2008
to 2010: a nationwide survey during the pre-vaccine era (VARICOMP study). Eur J
Pediatr.2012 May; 171 (5): 817-25 DOI: 10.1007/s00431-011-1650-z
5. Bağ O, Can D, Karaarslan U, Günay I, Turgut CS, Nacaroglu HT. The long-term outcomes of
persistent childhood allergic asthma: A cross-sectional study from western Anatolia:
Childhood persistent asthma in western Anatolia. Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 2013; 41
(5): 315-319
doi: 10.1016/j.aller.2012.05.008.
SCI-E
6. Serbes M, Can D, Atlihan F, Günay I, Asilsoy S, Altinöz S. Common features of anaphylaxis
in children. Allergol Immunopathol (Madr). 2013; 41 (4): 255-260
doi: 10.1016/j.aller.2012.04.011.
SCI-E
7. Hurşit Apa, Ilker Devrim, Şeyma Memur, İlker Günay, Gamze Gülfidan, Mehmet Çelegen,
Nuri Bayram, Utku Karaarslan, Ozlem Bağ, Rana İşgüder, Aysel Öztürk, Seyhan İnan, and
Nurettin Ünal. Factors Affecting Brucella spp. Blood Cultures Positivity in Children VectorBorne and Zoonotic Diseases. March 2013, 13 (3): 176-180.
doi:10.1089/vbz.2012.0997.
SCI-E
8. Gunay, I., Agin, H., Devrim, I., Apa, H., Tezel, B. and Ozbas, S. Resuscitation skills of
pediatric residents and effects of Neonatal Resuscitation Program training. Pediatrics
International, 2013; 55: 477–480.
doi: 10.1111/ped.12081
9. F. Ekinci, N Bayram, I. Devrim, H. Apa, G. Gülfidan, I. Günay. Estimating risk factors for
acinetobacter bacteremia in pediatric settings. Braz J Infect Dis 2013, 17 (4): 505-506
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjid.2013.02.003
Letter to the editor (SCI-E)
10. N. Bayram, İ Devrim, H. Apa, G. Gülfidan, H. N. Türkyılmaz, İ. Günay. Sphingomonas
Paucimobilis Infections in Children: 24 Case Reports. Mediterr J Hematol Infect Dis. 2013; 5
(1): e2013040.
doi: 10.4084/MJHID.2013.040
Case series (SCI-E)
11. Bayram N, Apa H, Gülfidan G, Günay I, Unal N, Devrim I. Changing patterns of
antimicrobial susceptibility of invasive pneumococcal diseases after introduction of
pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. Indian J Pediatr 2014 Oct; 81(10):1124-5.
Epub 2014 May 25.

doi: 10.1007/s12098-014-1485-5.
12. Nacaroglu, H. T., Celegen, M., Karkıner, U., Sule, C., Günay, I., Diniz, G., & Can, D.
Eosinophilic cellulitis (Wells' syndrome) caused by a temporary henna tattoo. Postepy
Dermatol Alergol. 2014 Oct;31(5):322-4. Epub 2014 Oct 22.
doi: 10.5114/pdia.2014.40951.
13. Ağın H, Devrim I, Işgüder R, Karaarslan U, Kanık E, Günay I, Kışla M, Aydın S, Gülfidan
G.Risk Factors for Candidemia in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Patients. Indian J Pediatr.
2014 Nov; 81(11): 1158-62. Epub 2014 Mar 14.
doi: 10.1007/s12098-014-1343-5.
SCI-E.
14. Hacer Kamalı, Demet Can, İlker Günay, Hikmet Tekin Nacaroğlu, Canan Şule ÜnsalKarkıner, Türkan Günay, Ahmet Özdemir, Müge Ayanaoğlu. Prevalence of asthma among
children in an industrial town. Turk J Pediatr 2014; 56: 493-499
15. Hikmet Tekin Nacaroglu, Canan Sule Unsal Karkıner, Ilker Gunay, Semiha Bahceci, Muge
Ayanaoglu, Done Dogan, Demet Can. Patient compliance in subcutaneous immunotherapy.
Medycyna Paliatywna 2014; 6(4): 215–219
16. Semiha Bahceci Erdem, Hikmet Tekin Nacaroglu, Canan Sule Unsal Karkiner, Ilker Gunay,
Demet Can. Side Effects of Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists in Asthmatic Children. Iran J
Pediatr 2015 Oct; 25 (5): e3313. Published online 2015 Oct 6.
doi: 10.5812/ijp.3313
17. Erdem, S. B., Nacaroglu, H. T., Karaman, S., Karkıner, C. S. U., Gunay, I., Dogan, D.,Asilsoy
S., Altınoz S., Can, D. Risk of systemic allergic reactions to allergen immunotherapy in a
pediatric allergy clinic in Turkey.
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology,
2016, 84: 55-60.
18. Nacaroglu, H. T., Erdem, S. B., Sumer, O., Karaman, S., Karkıner, C. S. U., Asilsoy, S.,
Gunay I, Can, D. Local and systemic reactions to subcutaneous allergen immunotherapy: Ten
years' experience in a pediatric clinic.
Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 2016;116
(4): 349-353.
Doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2016.01.015
19. Sait Karaman, Demet Can, Semiha Bahçeci Erdem, Hikmet Tekin Nacaroğlu, Canan Şule
Karkıner, İlker Günay
. Is There Any Parameter Helpful for Predicting a Suitable Candidate for
Mite Immunotherapy?
Iranian Journal of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, 2016; 15(2): 105-
111.
20. Does raising awareness in families reduce environmental tobacco smoke exposure in
wheezy children? Hikmet Tekin Nacaroglu, Demet Can, Ilker Gunay, Canan Sule Unsal
Karkıner, Turkan Gunay, Dilek Cimrin, Tugba Nalcabasmaz. Adv Dermatol Allergol 2017;
XXXIV (4): 350–356
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5114/ada.2017.69316
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses. 46th National Pediatric Congress,
October 15-19 2002, Mersin.
Neonatal Care in Turkey. Ist Mediterrranean.Neonatology Meeting and XIIth National
Neonatology Meeting, September 3-6 2003, Istanbul.

Mother and Child Health in Primary Care: Novelties. 3rd Mother and Child Health
Meeting, September 22-24 2005, Izmir.
Clinical Applications and Problems in Pediatric Quality of Life. 5th National Quality of
Life in Health Care Meeting. October 11-12 2016 Izmir.
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
Pediatrics residency Dr. Behçet Uz Children’s Hospital, İzmir June 1989-January 1994
National service 30 beds military hospital, Uzunada, İzmir April-May 1993
Pediatrician Dr. Behçet Uz Children’s Hospital, İzmir January 1994- June 1994
Pediatrician State Hospital, Çatalzeytin, Kastamonu July 1994- July 1995
PediatricianMother and Child Health Center,
Kemalpaşa, İzmir
August 1995-December 2009
DirectorMother and Child Health Center,
Kemalpaşa, İzmir
January 2003- December 2009
Pediatrician Dr. Behçet Uz Children’s Hospital, İzmir December 2009- …
Associate Professor Dr. Behçet Uz Children’s Hospital, İzmir January 2014- …
Emergency Department 2014- …
Social Pediatrics Outpatient Clinic 2013- …
Executive Manager Emergency Department January 2019- …
LANGUAGES
Turkish:
Native Language
English: Fluent, Advanced Reading and Writing
German: Intermediate Reading and Writing