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Editorial Board

Scientific Editor

Yalcin Kulahci, MD
Associate Professor
Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon
Hand Surgeon
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
University of Pittsburgh, USA
editor@handmicrosurgeryjournal.com
yakulahci@yahoo.com
yak37@pitt.edu

Associate Editors

Mustafa Kurklu, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and Hand Surgery
Memorial Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
kurklumd@yahoo.com

Ilhami Kuru, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
kuru.ilhami@gmail.com

Murat Kayalar, MD
Associate Professor
EMOT Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
elmikro2003@yahoo.com

Ali Emre Aksu, MD
Professor
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and Hand Surgery
Hacettepe University
Ankara, Turkey
aemreaksu@gmail.com

Language Editors
Louis Wearden, UK
Zac Wearden, UK
Cambridge Proofreading, UK
info@yourperfectenglish.com

International Advisory Board

Alexandru Georgescu, MD
Professor
Department of the Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery
Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Yalcin Ademoglu, MD
Associate Professor
EMOT Hospital, Izmir, Turkey

Tufan Kaleli, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and Hand Surgery
Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey

Ali Kilic, MD
Assistant Professor
Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and Hand Surgery
University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

Sait Ada, MD
Professor
EMOT Hospital, Izmir, Turkey

Sinan Adiyaman, MD
Professsor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and Hand Surgery
Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey

Dean S. Louis, M.D.
Professor Emeritus, Orthopaedic Surgery
Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Metin Akinci, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and Hand Surgery
Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Magdy Nabil Morsy, MD, FRCS
Professor
Department of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery
Egyptian Military Medical Academy, Cairo, Egypt
President of Egyptian Society for Surgery of Hand and Microsurgery

Mehmet Alp, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and Hand Surgery
Memorial Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

John Li, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and Hand Surgery
Wake Forest Baptist Health, NC, USA

Zsolt Szabó, MD, PhD
Professor
Hand Surgery Center Miskolc, Budapest, Hungary
President of the IFSSH

Sirri Sinan Bilgin, MD
Professsor
Department of Hand Surgery
Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey

Roland Hicks, MD
Newcastle Hand Surgery, New South Wales, Australia

Atacan Atalar, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Acibadem Maslak Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Huseyin Bayram, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Ortopedia Hospital, Adana, Turkey

Halil Ibrahim Bekler, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
VM Medical Park Kocaeli Hospital, Kocaeli, Turkey

Shai Luria, MD
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Kiryat Hadassah, Jerusalem, Israel

Omer Berkoz, MD
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey

Osman Arslan Bora, MD
Professor
Orthopaedics and Traumatology and Hand Surgery, Izmir, Turkey

Lars Dahlin, MD
Professor
Department of Hand Surgery
Lund University, Skåne University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden

Ahmet Fahir Demirkan, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Pamukkale University Medical Faculty, Denizli, Turkey

Christian Bonde, MD, PhD
Associate professor
Department of Plastic Surgery
Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark

Ángel Ferreres Claramunt, MD
Kaplan Hand Institute, Spain
President of the Spanish Society of Surgery of the Hand

Mehmet Demirtas, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and Hand Surgery
Memorial Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Hayati Durmaz, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey

Ahmet Ekin, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Medical Park İzmir Hospital, İzmir, Turkey

Celal Metin Erer, MD
Professor
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey

Aydin Gozu, MD
Professor
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and Hand Surgery
Okan University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Eftal Gudemez, MD
Professor
Department of Hand Surgery and Microsurgery
Amerikan Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Thomas Gausepohl, MD
Hand Surgeon
Lahn-Dill Kliniken , Wetzlar, Germany

Mac Garcia-Elias, MD
Hand Surgeon
Kaplan Hand Institute, Spain

A.Kadir Bacakoglu, MD, Turkey
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and Hand Surgery
Dokuz Eylul University Medical Faculty, Izmir, Turkey

Bilsev Ince, MD,
Associate Professor
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Necmettin Erbakan University, Meram Medical Faculty, Meram, Konya, Turkey

Tuna Ozyurekoglu, MD
Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery
Orthopaedics and Hand Surgeon
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA

Mustafa Herdem, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Ortopedia Hospital, Adana, Turkey

Gursel Leblebicioglu, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Hacettepe University,Ankara, Turkey

Ulrich Lanz, MD
Professor
Medical Director of Hand Surgery, Munich-Perlach Clinic, Germany

Berkan Mersa, MD
Associate Professor
Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon and Hand Surgeon,
IST-EL Hand Surgery, Microsurgery and Rehabilitation Group, Istanbul, Turkey

Ufuk Nalbantoglu, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and Hand Surgery
Acibadem Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Erman Melikyan, MD
Associate Professor
Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon
University Hospital Southampton, UK

Marko Bumbasirevic, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
University of Belgrade School of Medicine, Serbia

Mustafa Ozkan, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and Hand Surgery
Dokuz Eylul University Medical Faculty, Izmir, Turkey

Huseyin Karagoz, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon
Istanbul, Turkey

Riccardo Luchetti, MD
Rimini Hand Surgery and Rehabilitation Center, Rimini, Italy

Yuksel Ozkan, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and Hand Surgery
Bursa High Specialty Training and Research Hospital, Bursa,Turkey

Roberto Sánchez Rosales, MD
Hand Surgeon
GECOT, Unidad de Cirugía de la Mano y Microcirugía, Spain

Kahraman Ozturk, MD
Professor
Department of Hand Surgery
Metin Sabancı Baltalimanı Bone Diseases Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Fatih Parmaksizoglu, MD
Professor
Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon, Istanbul

Oguz Polatkan, MD
Professor
Istanbul Hand Surgery and Microsurgery Center, Istanbul, Turkey

Muhittin Sener, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and Hand Surgery
Izmir Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey

Cihangir Tetik, Istanbul
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and Hand Surgery
Acibadem Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Zekeriya Tosun, MD
Professor
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and Hand Surgery
Selcuk University Meram Medical Faculty, Konya, Turkey

Serdar Tuncer, MD
Professor
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and Hand Surgery
Istanbul Biim University Medical Facultly, Istanbul, Turkey

Cemil Yildirim Turk, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and Hand Surgery
Erciyes University Medical Faculty, Kayseri, Turkey

Arif Turkmen,
Associate Professor
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Facultly, Istanbul, Turkey

Bruno Battiston, MD
Depeartment of Orthopaedic Surgery and Hand Surgery
Centro Traumatologico Ortopedico Hospital, Italy

Zinon T. Kokkalis, MD
First Department of Orthopaedics
Athens University Medical School, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece

Levent Yalcin, MD
Associate Professor
Manus Hand Surgery Microsurgery and Rehabilitation, Istanbul, Turkey

Mehmet Yildiz, MD
Professor
Depeartment of Orthopaedic Surgery and Hand Surgery
Karadeniz Technical University Medical Faculty, Trabzon, Turkey

Pierluigi Tos, MD
Department of Orthopaedic, Reconstructive Microsurgery Unit
Trauma Center CTO, Torino, Italy

Aydin Yuceturk, MD
Professor
Depeartment of Orthopaedic Surgery and Hand Surgery
Acibadem University Fulya Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Atilla Zenciroglu, MD
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Avicenna Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Fatih Zor
Associate Professor
Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon and Hand Surgeon
Wake Forest University, USA

Turker Ozkan, MD
Professor
Department of Hand Surgery
Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey

Atakan Aydin, MD
Professor
Department of Hand Surgery
Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey

Mehmet Bozkurt, MD
Professor
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Bagcilar Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Fatih Kabakas, MD
Associate Professor
Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon and Hand Surgeon
IST-EL Hand Surgery, Microsurgery and Rehabilitation Group, Istanbul, Turkey

Cenk Demirdover, MD
Professor
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Dokuz Eylul University Medical Faculty, Izmir, Turkey

Cihan Sahin, MD
Associate Professor
Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon
Corlu, Tekirdag, Turkey

Erhan Sonmez, MD
Professor
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Katip Celebi University, Izmir Atatürk Traning and Reseach Hospital, Izmir, Turkey

Past Editors
Serdar Tüzüner, MD (2012)
Atakan Aydin, MD (2012-2013)

Past Associate Editors
Hakan Gundes, MD (2012)
Atakan Aydin, MD (2012)
Sadan Ay, MD (2012-2013)
A.Kadir Bacakoglu, MD (2012-2013)