About

Mete DOLOPCI, M.D

General Surgery
 

RESUME

 

I graduated from Ankara Fen Lisesi in 1981. I finished Ankara University Faculty of Medicine in 1987 as 4th and started my specialty training in the Department of General Surgery in the same year. In 1992, I was appointed to Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital as a General Surgery Specialist. In 2000, I was qualified for the title of Associate Professor. In 1996, I worked in University of Birmingham, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Liver and Hepatobiliary Unit, England for 6 months. Between the years of 2009-2010, I worked as a professor in the hospital of University of Wisconsin, USA for 18 months. I proceeded my academic career as a professor in Hitit University Faculty of Medicine in 2013. In 2014, I became the Dean of the faculty and carried on this duty until being retired in May 2019..

 

AWARDS

 
• High School Biology Branch Turkey First Place in 1981 TUBITAK Project Competition
• Turkey 30th place in the 1981 Inter-University Selection and Placement Exam
• 1987 Ankara University Faculty of Medicine 4th place
• Award-Winning Invitation for Young Surgeons at the 1993 Japanese Surgical Association Congress

EDUCATION

 
• 1981-1987 Ankara University Medical School, Ankara
• 1987-1992: Residency in General Surgery, Ankara University Medical School Department of General Surgery

WORK EXPERIENCE IN TURKEY

 
• 1992-1998: Chief Resident, Ankara Numune Research and Education Hospital, Department of General Surgery
• 1998-2013: Chief of Surgery, Ankara Numune Research and Education Hospital
• 2013-2014: Professor of General Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Hitit University Faculty of Medicine
• 2014-2019: Dean, Hitit University Faculty of Medicine
• Oct 2019-present: Private Practice

WORK EXPERIENCE IN THE UK

 
• November 1st 1996- May 1st 1997: Honorary Registrar, University of Birmingham, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Liver and Hepatobiliary Unit, UK

WORK EXPERIENCE IN THE USA

 
• April 1st 2009- June 30th 2010: Visiting Professor, University of Wisconsin, Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, USA

MEMBERSHİPS

 
• Ankara Medical Chamber
• Turkish Society of General Surgery
• Ankara Society of General Surgery
• National Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery
• Turkish Society of Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery
• National Society of Trauma and Emergency Surgery

CERTIFICATES

PUBLICATIONS

1Published Articles :
1. Bumin C, Ormeci N, Dolapçi M, Güngör S. Carcinoid tumor of the biliary duct. Int Surg. 1990 Oct-Dec; 75(4):262-4.
2. Kocak S, Bumin C, Erdem E, Dolapci M, Erden E, Imamoglu K. Unusual complication of Hydatid Cysts: Acute inferior vena caval thrombosis. Dig Surg 1993; 10: 114-5.
3.Bilgihan K, Bilgihan A, Diker S, Ataoglu O, Dolapci M, Akata F, Hasanreisoglu B, Turkozkan N. Effects of hyper- and hypo- thyroidism on oxidative stress of the eye in experimental acute anterior uveitis. Acta Ophthalmol Scand. 1996 Feb; 74(1):41-3.
4.Atan A, Cöl C, Dolapçi M, Hökelek M. A case of pure renal hydatid cyst without multiple organ involvement. Int Urol Nephrol. 1997; 29(1):1-4.
5.Dolapci M, Kocak S, Bumin C, Anadol E. Arteriovenous fistula resulting from lumbar disc surgery_ A case report. Vasc Surg 1998 Jan-Feb; 32(1): 115-119.
6.Gur U, Bramhall S, Dolapci M. How and where should blunt liver trauma be managed? Br J Surg 1998 Jun; 85 (10-10 Suppl. 1)
7.Fisher NC, McCafferty I, Dolapci M, Wali M, Buckels JA, Olliff SP, Elias E. Managing Budd-Chiari syndrome: a retrospective review of percutaneous hepatic vein angioplasty and surgical shunting. Gut. 1999 Apr; 44(4):568-74.
8.Kama NA, Reis E, Atli M, Doganay M, Guler M, Kologlu M, Dolapci M. Factors affecting recurrence in tension-free hernioplasties. Hernia 2000; 4(1): 17-20.
9.Dolapçi M, Doğanay M, Reis E, Kama NA. Truncal ligation of the inferior thyroid arteries does not affect the incidence of hypocalcaemia after thyroidectomy. Eur J Surg. 2000 Apr; 166(4):286-8.
10. Kologlu M, Kama NA, Reis E, Doganay M, Atli M, Dolapci M. A prognostic score for gastric cancer. Am J Surg. 2000 Jun; 179(6):521-6.
11. Daglar GO, Kama NA, Atli M, Yuksek YN, Reis E, Doganay M, Dolapci M, Kologlu M. Effect of 5-lipoxygenase inhibition on Kupffer cell clearance capacity in obstructive jaundiced rats. J Surg Res. 2001 Apr; 96(2):158-62.
12. Kama NA, Atli M, Doganay M, Kologlu M, Reis E, Dolapci M. Practical recommendations for the prediction and management of common bile duct stones in patients with gallstones. Surg Endosc. 2001 Sep; 15(9):942-5.
13. Kama NA, Doganay M, Dolapci M, Reis E, Atli M, Kologlu M. Risk factors resulting in conversion of laparoscopic cholecystectomy to open surgery. Surg Endosc. 2001 Sep;15(9):965-8.
14. Kama NA, Kologlu M, Doganay M, Reis E, Atli M, Dolapci M. A risk score for conversion from laparoscopic to open cholecystectomy. Am J Surg. 2001 Jun;181(6):520-5.
15.. Reis E, Kama NA, Doganay M, Atli M, Dolapci M. Long-term survival is improved by an extended lymph node dissection in potentially curable gastric cancer. Hepatogastroenterology. 2002 Jul-Aug;49(46):1167-71.
16. Erdem NZ, Yasti AC, Atli M, Dolapci M. The effects of perioperative oral enteral support with glutamine-added elemental formulas in patients with gastrointestinal cancers. A prospective, randomized, clinical study. Nutrition Research 2002 Sep; 22 (9): 977-988.
17. Dolapci M, Ersoz S, Kama NA. Hepatic artery aneurysm. Ann Vasc Surg. 2003 Mar; 17(2):214-6.
18. Kama NA, Kologlu M, Reis E, Doganay M, Atli M, Dolapci M. A prognostic score for colorectal cancer. Hepatogastroenterology. 2003 Sep-Oct; 50(53):1356-61.
19.Yüksek YN, Kologlu M, Daglar G, Doganay M, Dolapci I, Bilgihan A, Dolapçi M, Kama NA. Intestinal ischemia-reperfusion injury augments intestinal mucosal injury and bacterial translocation in jaundiced rats. Hepatogastroenterology. 2004 Jan-Feb; 51(55):171-5.
20. Unal B, Kocer B, Ozel E, Bozkurt B, Yildirim O, Altun B, Dolapci M, Cengiz O. Fournier gangrene. Approaches to diagnosis and treatment. Saudi Med J. 2006 Jul; 27(7):1038-43.
21. Bozkurt B, Ozdemir BA, Kocer B, Unal B, Dolapci M, Cengiz O. Operative approach in traumatic injuries of the duodenum. Acta Chir Belg. 2006 Jul-Aug; 106(4):405-8.
22. Kocer B, Surmeli S, Solak C, Unal B, Bozkurt B, Yildirim O, Dolapci M, Cengiz O. Factors affecting mortality and morbidity in patients with peptic ulcer perforation. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2007 Apr; 22(4):565-70.
23. Karabeyoglu M, Kocer B, Ozel U, Atasay FO, Ustun H, Dolapci M, Karabeyoglu I, Cengiz O. The protective effect of ethyl pyruvate on lung injury after burn in rats. Saudi Med J. 2007 Oct; 28(10):1489-92.
24. Yıldirim O, Turan U, Menekse E, Unal B, Kocer B, Bozkurt B, Dolapcı M, Cengiz O. Ultrasonic harmonic scalpel in total thyroidectomies. Adv Ther 2008 Mar; 25(3): 260-5.
25.. Unal B, Karabeyoglu M, Huner T, Canbay E, Eroglu A, Yildirim O, Dolapci M, Bilgihan A, Cengiz O. Ethyl pyruvate protects colonic anastomosis from ischemia-reperfusion injury. Surg Innov. 2009 Mar;16(1):21-5.
26.Yildirim O, Fusun A, Serpil A, Turan U, Menekse E, Unal B, Dolapci M, Cengiz O. The comparison of pulmonary functions in open versus laparoscopic cholecystectomy. J Pak Med Assoc 2009 Apr; 59 (4): 201-4.
27. Menekse E, Aydın S, Sepici Dinçel A, Eroğlu A, Dolapçı M, Yıldırım O, Cengiz Ö. Effect of 3-aminobenzamide on perforation an experimental colitis model. Turk J Gastroenterol. 2014 Dec;25 Suppl 1:86-91. doi: 10.5152/tjg.2014.4288.
28. Karasartova D, Gureser AS, Zorlu M, Turegun-Atasoy B, Taylan-Ozkan A, Dolapci M. Blastocystosis in post-traumatic splenectomized patients. Parasitology International 2016; 65(6): 802-805., Doi: 10.1016/j.parint.2015.12.004
29. Gorkem U, Efeturk T, Sahiner IT, Bas Y, Dolapcı M, Gungor T. A rare case of paratubal cystadenoma during pregnancy. J Surg Case Rep. 2016 Jan 20;2016(1). pii: rjv169. doi: 10.1093/jscr/rjv169
30. Zorlu M, Şahiner İT, Zobacı E, Kocak C, Yastı AÇ, Dolapçı M. Early results with the Mutaf technique: a novel off-midline approach in pilonidal sinus surgery. Ann Surg Treat Res. 2016 May;90(5):265-71. doi: 10.4174/astr.2016.90.5.265
31. Zobaci E, Temel M, Yasti AC, Zorlu M, Coskun F, Dolapci M, Şahiner IT. The use of the triangular closure technique for defect coverage in pilonidal sinus treatment. Int J Clin Exp Med 2016; 9(7):12804-12810.
32. Şahiner İT, Kendirci M, Bala M, Demir E, Dolapci M. The actual impacy of pilonidal sinus symptomson the daily activities of life. PONTE 2017; 73(5): 86-96.
33.. Karasartova D, Gazı U, Tosun O, Gureser AS, Sahiner IT, Dolapci M, Taylan-Ozkan A. Anti-Pneumococcal Vaccine-Induced cellular immune responses in post-traumatic splenectomized individuals. Journal of Clinical Immunology 2017; 37(4): 388-396.
34. Gazi U, Karasartova D, Sahiner IT, Gureser AS, Tosun O, Derici MK, Dolapci M, Taylan Ozkan A. The effect of splenectomy on the levels of PCV-13-induced memory B- and T cells. Int J Clin Pract. 2018 May;72(5):e13077. doi: 10.1111/ijcp.13077.
35. Şahiner İT, Dolapçı M. When should gallbladder polyps be treated surgically? Adv Clin Exp Med. 2018 Aug 24. doi: 10.17219/acem/75678. [Epub ahead of print]
2 Presentations in Learned Societies :
1. Alaçayır I, Yerdel MA, Karayalçın K, Kuzu A, Bitik S, Dolapci M, Törüner A: Strangulated obturator hernia complicated by the loss of the patients limb. A case report. International Surgical Week, Stockholm, Sweden, 1991.
2. Koçak S, Dolapci M, Bumin C, Ceylan I: Prediction of mortality in patients with peritonitis. Eurosurgery, Brussels, Belgium, 1992.
3. Koçak S, Dolapci M, Gür U, Bumin C, Ceylan I: Surgical treatment of hydatid liver disease. Eurosurgery, London, UK, 1993.
4. Dolapci M, Koçak S, Bumin C, Aras N: Scoring system to aid in diagnosis of acute appendicitis in adults: A prospective clinical trial. 93rd Annual Meeting of Japan Surgical Society, Sendai, Japan, 1993.
5. Fisher NC, McCafferty I, Dolapci M, Wali M, Buckels JAC, Olliff SP, Elias E: Hepatic vein angioplasty and surgical shunting for Budd-Chiari syndrome compared. British association for the study of the liver, London, UK, 1997.
6. Gür U, Bramhall S, Dolapci M, Bain IM, McMaster P, Mayer DAJ, Buckels JAC: How and where should blunt liver trauma be managed? Annual meeting of association of surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Edinburg, Scotland, 1998.
7. Gür U, Dolapci M, Bramhall SR, Jones EL, Buckels JAC: Pancreatic lymphoma: The importance of accurate histological diagnosis in pancreatic masses. 3rd World Congress of the International Hepato-pancreato-biliary Association, Spain, 1998.
8. Kama NA, Reis E, Yastı Ç, Dolapci M: Survival benefit of D2 dissection in curable gastric cancer. 9th World Congress of International Gastro-Surgical Club, Nagasaki, Japan, 1999.
9. Özkırlı M, Reis E, Doğanay M, Güvel M, Dolapci M, Kama NA: Effects of glutamine and growth hormone on bacterial translocation in complete mechanical intestinal obstruction: experimental study. 9th World Congress of International Gastro-Surgical Club, Nagasaki, Japan, 1999.
10. Reis E, Doğanay M, Güvel M, Özkırlı M, Dolapci M, Kama NA: Blood transfusion in potentially curative gastric adenocarcinoma. 9th World Congress of International Gastro-Surgical Club, Nagasaki, Japan, 1999.
11. Reis E, Güvel M, Kesici E, Özkırlı M, Dolapci M, Kama NA: Effectiveness of lymphadenectomy in advanced gastric cancer. 38th World Congress of Surgery, Wien, Austria, 1999.
12. Dolapci M, Reis E, Kesici E, Güvel M, Özkırlı M, Kama NA: Peritoneal fluid cytology in patients with gastrointestinal malignancies. 38th World Congress of Surgery, Wien, Austria, 1999.
13. Gözalan U, Doğanay M, Dolapci M, Dağlar G, Akat AZ, Kama NA: The effect of catalase, superoxide dismutase and IL-10 on the intraductal hydrogen peroxide induced acute edematous pancreatitis. 38th World Congress of Surgery, Wien, Austria, 1999.
14. Kama NA, Reis E, Doğanay M, Kesici E, Yüksek YN, Dolapci M: Radical surgery in colon cancer invading duodenum, pancreas and liver. 38th World Congress of Surgery, Wien, Austria, 1999.
15. Kama NA, Reis E, Kologlu M, Dolapci M, Gözalan U, Kahraman İ: Comparison of systems for staging lymph node metastasis in gastric cancer. Eurosurgery , Istanbul, 2000.
16. Dolapci M, Güvel M, Reis E, Dağlar G, Derinöz A, Kama NA: The prognostic factors affecting survival and local recurrence rate in breast cancer. Eurosurgery , Istanbul, 2000.
17. Yüksek YN, Koloğlu M, Reis E, Dolapci M, Bilgihan A, Kama NA: The effects of intestinal ischaemia reperfusion injury in obstructive jaundice. Eurosurgery , Istanbul, 2000.
18. Dolapci M, Yüksek YN, Atli M, Doğanay M, Dolapçı Gİ, Kama NA: Development of intestinal ischaemia reperfusion increases bacterial translocation in bile duct ligated rats. Eurosurgery , Istanbul, 2000.
19. Doğanay M, Koloğlu M, Atli M, Dolapci M, Akat AZ, Kama NA: The learning curve for laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Eurosurgery , Istanbul, 2000.
20. Akat AZ, Doğanay M, Dolapci M, Koloğlu M, Gözalan U, Kama NA: Risk score for conversion from laparoscopic to open cholecystectomy. Eurosurgery , Istanbul, 2000.
21. Koloğlu M, Kama NA, Reis E, Doğanay M, Atlı M, Dolapci M: A prognostic score for gastric cancer. Eurosurgery , Istanbul, 2000.
22. Kesici E, Atli M, Koloğlu M, Akat AZ, Dolapci M, Kama NA: Does truncal ligation of the inferior thyroid arteries affect post-thyroidectomy hypocalcemia incidence? Eurosurgery , Istanbul, 2000.
23. Doganay M, Kologlu M, Yüksek YN, Dolapci M, Reis E, Kama NA: Roux-en-Y double loop reconstruction after pancreaticoduodenectomy: a way to decrease postoperative morbidity and mortality. 39th World Congress of Surgery, Brussels, Belgium, 2001.
24. Yasti C, Tumer AR, Tumer L, Derinoz A, Dolapci M, Kama NA: Handicap of a tradition on the children: Scald burns due to tea steeping. 24th International Congress of Pediatrics, Cancun, Mexico, 2004.
25. Yasti C, Tumer AR, Tumer L, Derinoz A, Dolapci M, Kama NA: Electrical Injuries in the Children. 24th International Congress of Pediatrics, Cancun, Mexico, 2004.
26. Yasti C, Tumer AR, Tumer L, Derinoz A, Dolapci M, Kama NA: The effect of socioeconomical status on the medicolegal aspect of child burn. 24th International Congress of Pediatrics, Cancun, Mexico, 2004.
27. Yasti AC, Gozalan AU, Atli M, Dolapci M, Reis E, Kama NA: The effects of familial habits and neglecting in pediatric burns. 41st World Congress of Surgery, Durban, South Africa, 2005.
28. Karabeyoglu M, Bozkurt B, Kocer B, Unal B, Dolapci M, Cengiz O: Quality of life in patients undergoing inguinal hernia repair: Non-mesh suture repair vs. Lichtenstein procedure. 41st World Congress of Surgery, Durban, South Africa, 2005.
29. Unal B, Kocer B, Bozkurt B, Yildirim O, Ozel E, Altun B, Dolapci M, Cengiz O. Fournier Gangrene: A review o 26 cases approaches to diagnosis and treatment. 41st World Congress of Surgery, Durban, South Africa, 2005.
30. Bozkurt B, Ozel E, Huner T, Karabeyoglu M, Unal B, Dolapci M, Cengiz O. The changing approach to traumatic injury of duodenum: Comparing two decades results, effecting factors on morbidity and mortality. 41st World Congress of Surgery, Durban, South Africa, 2005.
31. Yasti AC, Kismet K, Kendirci M, Dolapci M. Effects on skin elasticity of one step autologous grafting with collagen matrix. 16th Congress of the International Society for Burn Injuries, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2012.
32. Yasti AC, Zorlu M, Kendirci M, Dolapci M. Using atelocollagen at the perianal region which is prone to infection: a case report. 15th European Burns Association Congress, Vienna, Austria, 2013.
33. Menekse E, Akca G, Aydin S, Sahin D, Aroglu A, Dolapci M, Ozkan Y, Dincel AS. Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase related anti-inflammatory additive effects of 3-aminobenzamide and infliximab in experimental colitis model. FEBS Congress, St.Petersburg July 6-11, 2013
34. Ahmet Cinar Yastı, Cem Emir Guldogan, Turgut Karaca, Kemal Kısmet, Mete Dolapci. Dual Effect Of Classical Debridement Knifes Versus Hydrosurgery: Excision And Bacteria Seeding. A Clinical Prospective Randomized Study. The 17th Congress of the International Society for Burn Injuries, 12-16 Ekim 2014, Sydney.
35. Ahmet Cinar Yasti, Selahattin Vural, Mete Dolapci. The Effects Of Albumin Or Fresh Frozen Plasma Resuscitation In Major Burn Victims On Mortality. The 17th Congress of the International Society for Burn Injuries, 12-16 Ekim 2014, Sydney.
36. Karasartova D, Gureser AS, Zorlu M, Turegun-Atasoy B, Taylan Ozkan A, Dolapci M. Blastocystosis infection in post-traumatic splenecomized patients. 1st International Blastocystis Symposium, May 28-29 2015, Ankara.
37. Sahin D, Dinçel AS, Akca G, Özkan Y, Menekse E, Dolapçı M. Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase related metabolic effects of 3-aminobenzamide and infliximab in lung tissue of experimental colitis model. 40th FEBS Congress, Berlin, July 4-9, 2015.
38. Zorlu M, Karasartova D, Sahiner IT, Gureser AS, Tasci L, Boyacioglu ZI, Taylan-Ozkan A, Dolapci M. Investigation of antibody levels against Streptococcus pneumoniae and infection risks in splenectomized paients. Mictobiologica Balkanica 2015 Jul-Sep; 60 (3): 176.
39. Karasartova D, Gazi U, Gureser AS, Sahiner IT, Dolapci M, Taylan-Ozkan A. Cell-mediated immunity following immunization with pneumococcal vaccines in post-traumatic splenectomized individuals. 27th ECCMID, Wien, April 22-25, 2017.
40. Gazi U, Karasartova D, Sahiner IT, Gureser AS, Tosun O, Derici MK, Dolapci M, Taylan-Ozkan A. The effect of splenectomy on the PCV-13-induced memory B and T-cell levels. British Society for Immunology Congress, London, December 4-5, 2017.