Prof. Dr. Seref Aktas

Profesör Doktor Şeref Aktaş

Profesör Doktor Şeref Aktaş

Prof. Dr. Seref Aktas

Prof.Dr. Seref Aktas was graduated from Hacettepe University Medical School. He did his residency Trakya University Faculty of Medicine Orthopedic Surgery Department. Dr.Seref Aktas treats his clubfoot patients with Ponseti Technique.

Dr.Aktas worked as a visiting resident under  Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Mark Paterson at Royal London Hospital in London, England. During his stay,he learned and practised the manipulation and casting technique for clubfoot by Mr. Paterson.

Dr.Seref Aktas got his Pediatric Orthopedics Fellowship education from Portland Shriners Hospital For Children in Portland,Oregon,USA. He had the chance to work with the splendid faculty formed by  Dr.Michael D. Sussman, Dr.Michael D. Aiona, Dr.Ivan Krajbich, Dr.Kent Vincent and Dr.Barry Russman. Dr.Seref Aktas gained abundant experience about the North American Treatment Aproach of Clubfoot and mastered it.  After returning Turkey, Dr.Seref Aktas treated numerous pes equinovarus patients with Ponseti Casting Technique. Prof.Dr.Seref Aktas also contributed in  resident and fellow training as a faculty member at Trakya University Faculty of MedicineIstanbul Bilim University Favulty of Medicine ve Missouri University Medical School .

Prof.Dr.Şeref Aktaş has currently been seeing his patients at the Ortopedi Doktorum Clinic founded in 2011 by himself.

Academic Career

  • (1990, MD)  Hacettepe University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
  • (1993, Arthroscopic Surgery Certificate) Turkish Knee Surgery and Arthroscopic Surgery Society.
  • (1995, Orthopedic Surgeon) Trakya University Faculty of Medicine
  • (1997, Pediatric Orthopedics Fellowship) Shriners Hospital For Children, Portland, OR,USA
  • (1997, Clinical Research Fellowship) Shriners Hospital For Children, Portland, OR,USA
  • (2000, Associate Professor) Trakya University Faculty of Medicine Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Edirne
  • (2009, Professor) İstanbul Bilim Üniversitesi, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Istanbul



  • 10/1990 – 12/2002 Resident,Instructor, Assistant Professor
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery,
    Trakya University Faculty of Medicine
  • 7/1992 visiting resident
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Royal London Hospital, London, England
  • 3/1994 – 5/1994 artroscopic surgery fellow
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery,
    İstanbul University Faculty of Medicine
  • 9/1994 – 11/1994 visiting resident
    Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children
    Portland, Oregon USA
  • 8/1996 – 12/1997 Pediatric Orthopedics Fellow
    Shriners Hospital For Children
    Portland, Oregon USA
  • 11/2001 – 2/2002 Visiting Professor
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri USA
  • 2003 – 2009  Staff Orthopedic Surgeon
    – Department of Orthopedic Surgery,
    Kadikoy Acibadem Hospital, İstanbul
  • 2009 – 2011 Prof.Dr.
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery,
    Istanbul Bilim University Favulty of Medicine
  • 2011 –  Mart 2012 Staff Orthopedic Surgeon
    – Department of Orthopedic Surgery,
    Kadıköy Florence Nightingale Hospital
    Kızıltoprak, Kadıköy, İstanbul
  • Mayıs 2011 –  Staff Orthopedic Surgeon
    Ortopedi Doktorum Kliniği
    Fulya, Şişli, İstanbul



  • 1994 Turkish Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology
  • 1994 Chamber of Medicine, Turkey
  • 1995 Turkish Shoulder and Elbow Society
  • 1996 Turkish Pediatric Orthopedics Society  (2002 – Executive Board Member)
  • 1999 American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine-Corresponding Member
  • 2000 European Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Society – Active Member
  • 2002 Turkish Orthopedic Surgery Educational Council Member
  • 2005 Turkish Foot and Ankle Society
  • 2009 European Foot and Ankle Society


Social-Sportive Memberships

  • Galatasaray Sports Club
  • Rumelian Turks Foundation
  • KeşanBusinessman and Administrators Institution


Editorial Board Member of  Journals

  • 2006-     National Trauma and Emergency Surgery Journal (SCI Expanded)
  • 2008-     TrakyaUniversity Faculty of Medicine Journal (SCI Expanded)
  • 2010-     Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica (SCI Expanded)