Akgün Oral, M.D.

Akgun Oral  MD, PhD, FEBPS

Department of Pediatric Surgery

Izmir Dr. Behçet Uz Children's Hospital,

University of Health Sciences

Izmir/ Turkey 


(First Name, Family Name) : Akgün Oral, MD, PhD, FEBPS

Department of Pediatric Surgery / Izmir Dr. Behçet Uz Children's Hospital, University of Health Sciences / Turkey 

Education And Training Information






School of Medicine

Ataturk University,Erzurum



Pediatric Surgery

Ataturk University,Erzurum



Biochemistry/Faculty of Pharmacy

Ataturk University,Erzurum



Lıst of Curriculum and Works


Professional Work Experience


General Practitioner

Turkish Railways Health Department, Erzurum


General Practitioner

Turkish Railways Health Department, Ankara


Pediatric Surgeon

Erzurum Numune State Hospital, Erzurum


Pediatric Surgeon

 Regional  Training and Research Hospital,Erzurum


Military Service

Gulhane Training and Research Hospital, Ankara


Asistant Professor

Ataturk University, Erzurum


Associate Professor

Ataturk University, Erzurum



University of Health Sciences, Istanbul



Certificates of Achievement:

·         Fellow of The European Boardof Paediatric Surgery  (FEBPS)  (2014) 

·         Turkish National  Pediatric Surgery Board           (2015)

 International experience:

Observer Clinician, Department of pediatric Surgery, University of Michigan, USA, Ann Arbor  (2005)

Membership of the Scientific Associations:

Turkish Association of Pediatric Surgery




International peer-reviewed publications:

1-      Multiple and recurrent intestinal perforations: an unusual complication of Henoch-Schonlein purpura. Yigiter M, Bosnali O, Sekmenli T, Oral A, Salman AB.  Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2005 Apr;15(2):125-7 

2-      Congenital cardiac malformations in neonates with apparently isolated gastrointestinal malformations.   Olgun H, Karacan M, Caner I, Oral A, Ceviz N.   Pediatr Int. 2009 Apr;51(2):260- 

3-      Atorvastatin reduces tissue damage in rat ovaries subjected to torsion and detorsion: biochemical and histopathologic evaluation.   Cadirci E, Oral A, Odabasoglu F, Kilic C, Coskun K, Halici Z, Suleyman H, Nuri Keles O, Unal B.   Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol. 2010 May;381(5):455-66.

4-      A comparative study to evaluate the effect of double dartos flaps in primary hypospadias repair: no fistula anymore.   Yiğiter M, Yildiz A, Oral A, Salman AB.  Int Urol Nephrol. 2010 Dec;42(4):985-90.

5-      Protective effects of montelukast on ischemia-reperfusion injury in rat ovaries subjected to torsion and detorsion: biochemical and histopathologic evaluation. Oral A, Odabasoglu F, Halici Z, Keles ON, Unal B, Coskun AK, Kilic C, Surer I, Salman AB.       Fertil Steril. 2011 Mar 15;95(4):1360-6.

6-      The effects of montelukast on antioxidant enzymes and proinflammatory cytokines on the heart, liver, lungs, and kidneys in a rat model of cecal ligation and puncture-induced sepsis. Coskun AK, Yigiter M, Oral A, Odabasoglu F, Halici Z, Mentes O, Cadirci E, Atalay F, Suleyman H. ScientificWorldJournal. 2011 Jul 7;11:1341-56.

7-      Multicentric experience on double dartos flap protection in tubularized incised plate urethroplasty for distal and midpenile hypospadias. Bertozzi M, Yıldız A, Kamal B, Mustafa M, Prestipino M, Yiğiter M, Al-Darawany H, Oral A, Nardi N, Appignani A.  Pediatr Surg Int. 2011 Dec;27(12):1331-6.

8-      The effects of testosterone on intestinal ischemia/reperfusion in rats. Albayrak Y, Halici Z, Odabasoglu F, Unal D, Keles ON, Malkoc I, Oral A, Yayla M, Aydin O, Unal B.   J Invest Surg. 2011;24(6):283-91.

9-      A case of undifferentiated embryonic liver sarcoma mimicking cystic hydatid disease in an endemic region of the world.   Oral A, Yigiter M, Demirci E, Yildirim ZK, Kantarci M, Salman AB.    J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Nov;46(11):e5-9.

10-  Diagnosis and management of hydatid liver disease in children: a report of 156 patients with hydatid disease.   Oral A, Yigiter M, Yildiz A, Yalcin O, Dikmen T, Eren S, Kantarci M, Salman AB.   J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Mar;47(3):528-34.

11-  Clinical characteristics of neonates With VACTERL association.  Oral A, Caner I, Yigiter M, Kantarci M, Olgun H, Ceviz N, Salman AB.  Pediatr Int. 2012 Feb 2. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-200X.2012.03566.x 

12-  An unusual presentation of alveolar echinococcosis in a 12-yr-old immunocompetent child.Oral A, Ozturk G, Aydinli B, Kantarci M, Salman AB.    Pediatr Transplant. 2012 Dec;16(8):E375-8

13-  Time dependent response in ghrelin levels in mesenteric ischemia in rat.  Oral A,.Halıcı Z,.Bayır Y, Karakuş E,.Atamanlap S.S,  Albayrak Y    African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 2012 Apr;6(13):1017-1021,  DOI: 10.5897/AJPP12.077

14-  Bilateral ovariectomy in young rats: what happens in their livers during cecal ligation and puncture induced sepsis?    Oral A, Unal D, Halici Z, Cadirci E, Sengul O, Ozaltin S, Gundogdu C, Unal B, Atamanalp SS. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2012 Dec;25(6):371-9

15-  The biochemical and histopathological investigation of amlodipine in ethylene glycol-induced urolithiasis rat model.   Albayrak A, Bayir Y, Halici Z, Karakus E, Oral A, Keles MS, Colak S, Zipak T, Dorman E, Uludag K, Yayla N, Gulcan E.   Ren Fail. 2013;35(1):126-31.

16-  Diagnostic performance of diffusion-weighted MR imaging in detecting acute appendicitis in children: comparison with conventional MRI and surgical findings.    Bayraktutan Ü, Oral A, Kantarci M, Demir M, Ogul H, Yalcin A, Kaya I, Salman AB, Yiğiter M, Okur A.   J Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Jun;39(6):1518-24

17-  Transverse testicular ectopia.   Yıldız A, Yiğiter M, Oral A, Bakan V.   Pediatr Int. 2014 Feb;56(1):102-5

18-  Multisystem involvement of alveolar echinococcosis in a child. Kantarci M, Bayraktutan U, Pirimoglu B, Ogul H, Oral A, Eren S, Gundogdu B.J Infect Dev Ctries. 2014 Nov 13;8(11): 

19-  Herlyn-werner-wunderlich syndrome: a very rare urogenital anomaly in a teenage girl. Karaca L, Pirimoglu B, Bayraktutan U, Ogul H, Oral A, Kantarci M. J Emerg Med. 2015 Mar;48(3):e73-5.

20-  The effects of RAAS inhibition in rate limiting step by Aliskiren on testicular torsion injury in rats Un H, Bayir Y, Halici Z, Akpinar E, Karakus E, Oral A, Ziypak T, Selli J Journal of Urology 2015 Apr 4. pii: S0022-5347(15)03692-7.

22-  First Report of an Unusual Volvulus Complication in a Child Caused by a Rare Intestinal Benign Tumour: Cavernous Hemangioma     Oral A, Ahiskalioglu E, Yigiter M, Sipal S, Kantarci M, Salman AB    West Indian Medical Journal 2015 DOI:  10.7727/wimj.2015.106

23-  Cecocolic intussusception in a patient with a cecal duplication cyst Karaca L, Pirimoğlu B, Bayraktutan Ü, Oral A, Oğul H, Kantarcı M.    Turk J Gastroenterol. 2015May;26(3):281-2

24-  Two-yr follow-up of a 12-yr-old girl after living donor liver transplantation due to  hepatic alveolar echinococcosis  Ozturk G, Oral A, Aydinli B, Kantarci M, Yigiter M.   Pediatr Transplant. 2015 Jun 18. doi: 10.1111/petr.12546

25-  Comparison of the superb microvascular imaging technique and the color Doppler    techniques for evaluating children's testicular blood flow.    Karaca L, Oral A, Kantarci M, Sade R, Ogul H, Bayraktutan U, Okur A, Yüce I.      Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2016 May;20(10):1947-53.

26-  Effects of oral zinc administration on long-term ipsilateral and contralateral testes damage      after experimental testis ischaemia-reperfusion.    Oral A, Halici Z, Bayir Y, Topcu A, Un H, Bilgin AO, Atmaca HT.     Andrologia. 2017 Aug;49(6). doi: 10.1111/and.12673 

27-  An Unusual Complication of Henoch-Schonlein Vasculitis in 11-year Old Boy: Globally Testicular  Necrosis Mimicking Testicular Torsion     Oral A, Ahiskalioglu A, Yigiter M, Çalık M, Kantarci M, Salman AB    West Indian Medical Journal 2017 66(2):372

28- Is Neuromuscular Blocker Necessary in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair with Percutaneous Internal Ring Suturing?    Ahiskalioglu A, İnce İ, Ahiskalioglu EO, Oral A, Aksoy M, Yiğiter M, Celikkaya ME, Salman AB.   Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Jun;27(3):263-268. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1587329.


29-     The value of combined elevation of D-dimer and neopterin as a predictive parameter for early stage acute mesenteric ischemia: An experimental study.    Coskun AK, Halici Z, Oral A, Bayir Y, Deniz F, Caycı T, Mentes O, Oz BS, Harlak A, Yigit T, Kozak O, Peker Y.   Vascular. 2017 Apr;25(2):163-169. doi: 10.1177/1708538116652267.

30-  Ultrasound-guided versus conventional injection for caudal block in children: A    prospective randomized clinical study.        Ahiskalioglu A, Yayik AM, Ahiskalioglu EO, Ekinci M, Gölboyu BE, Celik EC, Alici HA, Oral A, Demirdogen SO.     J Clin Anesth. 2018 Feb;44:91-96. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2017.11.011.

31-  Effects of Laparascopic Hernia Repair by PIRS (Percutan Internal Ring Suturing) Technique on Testicular Artery Blood Supply.    Oral A,Karaca L, Ahiskalioglu A, Yildiz A, Yigiter M, Celikkaya ME, Chyndolotov TSalman AB.   J Invest Surg. 2019 Jun;32(4):379.doi: 10.1080/08941939.2019.1630900

32-  Molecular Characterization of Echinococcus multilocularis and Echinococcus granulosus from Cysts and Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded Tissue Samples of Human Isolates in Northeastern Turkey.   Kurt A, Avcioglu H, Guven E, Balkaya I, Oral A, Kirman R, Bia MM, Akyuz M.        Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2020 Aug;20(8):593-602. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2019.2594

33-  Outcome of Very Low and Low Birth Weight Infants with Esophageal Atresia: Results of the Turkish Esophageal Atresia Registry.     Oztan MO, Soyer T, Oztorun CI, Firinci B, Durakbaşa ÇU, Dokumcu Z, Gollu G, Akkoyun I, Demirel D, Karaman A, Ciftci I, Ilhan H, Parlak A, Ozden O, Cömert HSY, Oral A, Tekant G, Kiyan G, Erginel B, Guvenc U, Erdem AO, Erturk N, Yildiz A.    Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Jul 6. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1713663