Baris Cakir, MD
Dr. Barış Çakır was born in Adana/Turkey in 1975. He went to Cukurova Electricity Anadolu Technical High School in 1993 before entry to the medical school. During technical school training, he worked for 4 years in “hand skills development workshops”. For this reason, he planned to choose a surgical branch after graduating from the medical school.
He began his residency program in Kartal Training and Research Hospital in 1999, as a Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery resident. He continued his work on micro-surgery which is one of the most difficult surgical branches, performing over 500 microsurgical operations during training. He studies fingertip injuries in children. During his studies, he developed a new “vascular suture technique” and prepared a thesis on this subject. The technique was presented in the 2004 National Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Congress, and he won first prize in the contest in the experimental branch field.” He also won the first prize in the competition in clinical categories with his technique of muscle suturing in cleft lip repair. He became a Plastic Surgery specialist In December 2004.
After expertise, with the aim to achieve more successful results in plastic surgery, he became interested in sculpture and art history. He studied Fine Art Sculpture in Suleyman Demirel University, and continued this education on the Fine Arts and sculpture in İnonu University, Malatya. He worked with Michael Esson regarding model and pattern studies. He worked in Istanbul Memorial Hospital between 2007-2010. He is working as a private surgeon in his office at Abdi İpekçi and doing surgeries in American Hospital. Rhinoplasty consists 100% of his surgical practice. He wrote a book named “Aesthetic Septorhinoplasty” by Springer. Barış Çakir is married and is the father of two children.