Dr. Serdar Kahraman - Neurosurgeon - Kadıköy, Turkey - Medko

Dr. Serdar Kahraman

Neurosurgeon - Spinal Surgery

Subspecialties: Spinal Surgery
City: Kadıköy, Turkey
Clinics: Private Practice
Services Offered: General Neurosurgery and Spinal Surgery
Languages Spoken: English
Years of Experience: 16
  • EANS Membership

  • Eurospine Membership Committee

  • AO Spine Faculty

  • Turkish Spine Society

  • Turkish Spine Society

  • Turkish Neurosurgical Society

  • Turkish Ministry of Health

  • Free University of Berlin- Neurosurgery Fellowship

  • Gülhane Military Medical Academy

Physician Bio:


      SERDAR KAHRAMAN           


Birth Date       :           August 8/1966

Nationality      :           Republic of

Address           :

Century University       

of Neurosurgery



Phone                          +90 216 428 0001

Fax                              +90 216 428 0011

Web-site                     http://www.serdarkahraman.org

E-mail                        serkah@hotmail.com , skahramanspinal@yahoo.com





1983-1989                  Gulhane Military Medical Academy             MD

of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey


1992-1997                  Gulhane Military Medical Academy             Neurosurgical

of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey             Residency


1999 (3 months)         Free University of Berlin,                              Neuro-spinal endoscopy

of Neurosurgery                       clinical





1989-1992                  Air Force Headquarters, Outpatient Clinic               Chief Physician


1997-2000                  Etimesgut Air Force Hospital, Ankara, Turkey          Attending Staff


2000-2004                  Gulhane Military Medical
Academy                         Assistant Professor

of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey


2004-2009                  Gulhane Military Medical Academy                         Associate Professor

of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey


2010-Present              New Century University,                                            Professor       

of Medicine,  İstanbul, Turkey





Turkish Neurosurgical Society
(WFNS-EANS collaboration)

of Spine and Neuro-oncology Sections

Board of Neurosurgery


Turkish Spine Society

Vice President
(2009-2011), ExCom Member (2009-present)


AO Spine, Neuro –Education Position
(2010- for three years)


Minimal Invasive Spine Society-Turkey,
ExeCom Member (2009-2011)


Gulhane Military Medical Academy

Committe (2004-2009)





Turkish Journal of Neurosurgery

Magnesium Research

World Journal of Orthopaedics

Journal of Turkish Spinal Surgery

GATA Medical Journal (2000-2009)






2 nd International Microneurosurgical
Anatomy Symposium, 2004

2nd International Levantine Forum.
Advances in Neurological Surgery, 2008

AO Spine Meetings



Turkish Neurosurgery Society Congress

Turkish Spine Society Congress

Eurospine Courses

Turkish Orthopaedics and Traumatology


“More than 50 various presentations”




ENGLISH                     Upper Intermediate

GERMAN                    Basic



1.      Civelek E, Solmaz I, Cansever T, Onal B, Kabatas S, Bolukbasi N, Sirin S, Kahraman S. Radiological Analysis of the Triangular Working Zone during Transforaminal Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy. Asian Spine J. 2012 Jun;6(2):98-104. Epub 2012 May 31.
2.      Dogrul A, Seyrek M, Akgul EO, Cayci T, Kahraman S, Bolay H.
Systemic paracetamol-induced analgesic and antihyperalgesic effects through activation of descending serotonergic pathways involving spinal 5-HT₇ receptors.
Eur J Pharmacol. 2012 Feb 29;677(1-3):93-101. Epub 2011 Dec 21.
3.      Sirin S, Arslan E, Yasar S, Kahraman S.
Is spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma in elderly patients an emergency surgical case?
Turk Neurosurg. 2010 Oct;20(4):557-60. doi: 10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.2338-09.1.
4.      Seyrek M, Kahraman S, Deveci MS, Yesilyurt O, Dogrul A.
Systemic cannabinoids produce CB-mediated antinociception by activation of descending seratonergic pathways that act upon spinal 5-HT(2A) receptors. Eur J Pharmacol. 2010, Dec 15; 649(1-3): 183-94.
5.      Solmaz I, Onal MB, Civelek E, Sirin S, Kahraman S.
Intramedullary lumbar lesion mimicking spinal cord tumor: A case of non-neoplastic intramedullary spinal cord lesion. Eur Spine J. 2010, Jan 5.
6.      Kahraman S, Sabuncuoglu H, Gunhan O, Gurses MA, Sirin S.  
A rare reason of foot drop caused by primary diffuse large b-cell lymphoma of the sciatic nerve: case report. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2009 May 5. 

Düz B, Kaplan M, Bilgiç S,
Korkmaz A, Kahraman S.

Does hypothermic treatment provide an advantage after spinal cord injury until surgery? An experimental study. Neurochem Res. 2009 Mar;34(3):407-10. 


Düz B, Cansever T, Seçer Hİ,
Kahraman S, Daneyemez MK, Gönül E.

Evaluation of spinal missile injuries with respect to
bullet trajectory, surgical indications and timing of surgical intervention: a
new guideline. Spine. 2008 Sep 15;33(20):E7 46-53.


9.      Kahraman S, Anık İ, Göçmen S, Şirin S.

giant multiloculated arachnoid cyst causing spinal cord compression in a child.
J Spinal Cord Med. 2008;31(3):306-8.


Düz B, Kaplan M, Tehli Ö, Kahraman S.

Cervical Myelopathy Due to a Hypoplastic Atlas.
Neurosurg Quarterly, Volume:
Issue: 4: 292-293, Dec 2008.


Şirin S, Kahraman S, Göçmen S, Erdoğan E.

A rare combination of a developmental venous anomaly with
a varix. Case report. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Feb;1(2):156-9.


Kahraman S, Şirin S, Erdoğan E, Atabey
C, Daneyemez M, Gönül E.

Is dysphonia permanent or temporary after anterior
cervical approach? Eur Spine J. 2007 Dec;16(12):2092-5.


Kahraman S, Düz B, Kayalı H, Korkmaz
A, Öter S, Aydın A, Sayal A.

Effects of methylprednisolone and hyperbaric oxygen on
oxidative status after experimental spinal cord injury: a comparative study in
rats. Neurochem Res. 2007 Sep;32(9):1547-51.

14.  Kahraman S, Kayalı H, Atabey C, Acar F, Göçmen S. 
The accuracy of near-infrared spectroscopy in detection of subdural and epidural hematomas. J Trauma. 2006 Dec;61(6):1480-3. 
15.  Kafadar A, Kahraman S, Akbörü M. 
Percutaneous endoscopic transforaminal lumbar discectomy: a critical appraisal. Minim Invasive Neurosurg. 2006 Apr;49(2):74-9. 
16.  Ilıca AT, Kocaoğlu M, Bulakbaşı N, Kahraman S. 
Symptomatic epidural gas after open diskectomy: CT and MR imaging findings. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2006 May;27(5):998-9. 
17.  Kahraman S, Kafadar A, Akbörü M, Atabey C. 
Endoscopic carpal tunnel release using the biportal technique.
Mil Med. 2006 Feb;171(2):150-2.
18.  Şirin S, Gönül E, Kahraman S, Timurkaynak E. 
Imaging of posterior fossa epidermoid tumors. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2005 Oct;107(6):461.
19.  Kayalı H, Özdağ MF, Kahraman S, Aydın A, Gönül E, Sayal A, Odabaşı Z, Timurkaynak E. 
The antioxidant effect of beta-Glucan on oxidative stress status in experimental spinal cord injury in rats. Neurosurg Rev. 2005 Oct;28(4):298-302.

Kayalı H, Sait Ş, Serdar K, Kaan O, İlker S, Erdener T.

Intracranial cavernomas: analysis of 37 cases and literature review. Neurol India. 2004 Dec;52(4):439-42.

21.  Ozgurtas T, Kahraman S. 

of the art of new data on the role of magnesium in brain injury: clinical
interest of measurements of total and ionized magnesium. Magnes Res. 2004
Dec;17(4):327-34. Review.

22.  Kayalı H, Kahraman S, Şirin S, Atabey C. 
Treatment of L5-S1 spondyloptosis with single-stage surgery through the posterior approach-case report. Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2004 Jul;44(7):386-90.
23.  Baysefer A, Erdoğan E, Kahraman S, İzci Y, Korkmaz C, Solmaz İ, Ulaş ÜH, Özoğul C, Timurkaynak E. 
Effect of mannitol in experimental spinal cord injury: an ultrastructural and electrophysiological study. Neurol India. 2003 Sep;51(3):350-4.
24.  Kahraman S, Şirin S, Kayalı H, Solmaz İ, Bedük A. 
Low back pain due to spinal chronic subdural hematoma mimicking intradural tumor in the lumbar area: a case report and literature review. J Pain. 2003 Oct;4(8):471-5.
25.  Kahraman S, Gönül E, Kayalı H, Şirin S, Düz B, Bedük A, Timurkaynak E. 
Retrospective analysis of spinal missile injuries. Neurosurg Rev. 2004    Jan;27(1):42-5.  
26.  Kahraman S, Ozgurtas T, Kayalı H, Atabey C, Kutluay T, Timurkaynak E. 
Monitoring of serum ionized magnesium in neurosurgical intensive care unit: preliminary results. Clin Chim Acta. 2003 Aug;334(1-2):211-5.
27.  Kayalı H, Kahraman S, Şirin S, Bedük A, Timurkaynak E. 
Bilateral Carpal tunnel syndrome with type 1 diabetes mellitus in childhood. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2003 May;38(5):262-4.
28.  Gönül E, Düz B, Kahraman S, Kayalı H, Kubar A, Timurkaynak E. 
Early pericyte response to brain hypoxia in cats: an ultrastructural study. Microvasc Res. 2002 Jul;64(1):116-9.
29.  Gezen F, Kahraman S, Çanakcı Z, Bedük A. 
Review of 36 cases of spinal cord meningioma.
Spine. 2000 Mar 15;25(6):727-31.
30.  Gezen F, Kahraman S, Ziyal İM, Çanakçı Z, Bakır A. 
Application of syringosubarachnoid shunt through key-hole laminectomy. Technical note. Neurosurg Focus. 2000 Mar 15;8(3):E10.
31.  Gezen F, Ziyal İM, Baysefer A, Kahraman S, Çıklatekerlioğlu Ö. 
Calvarial metastasis of a paraganglioma. Case report and review of the literature. Surg Neurol. 2000 Jan;53(1):61-3. Review. 
32.  Daneyemez M, Salı A, Kahraman S, Bedük A, Seber N. 
Outcome analyses in 1072 surgically treated lumbar disc herniations. Minim Invasive Neurosurg. 1999 Jun;42(2):63-8. 
33.  Daneyemez M, Kahraman S, Gezen F, Şirin S. 
Cervical spine injuries and management: experience with 235 patients in 10 years. Minim Invasive Neurosurg. 1999 Mar;42(1):6-9. 
34.  Daneyemez M, Gezen F, Çanakcı Z, Kahraman S. 
Radical surgery and reoperation in supratentorial malignant glial tumors. Minim Invasive Neurosurg. 1998 Dec;41(4):209-13. 
35.  Bakır A, Gezen F, Yıldız O, Ayhan A, Kahraman S, Kruse CA, Varella-Garcia M, Yıldız F, Kubar A. 
Establishment and characterization of a human glioblastoma multiforme cell line. Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 1998 May;103(1):46-51. 
36.  Gönül E, Baysefer A, Kahraman S, Çıklatekerlioğlu O, Gezen F, Yayla O, Seber N. 
Causes of infections and management results in penetrating craniocerebral injuries. Neurosurg Rev. 1997;20(3):177-81. 


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