Prof. Fatih Aslan was born in 1977 in Kütahya. He graduated from Uludağ University in 2001. Between 2002 and 2007, he went on with an expertise on Internal Medicine in Ondokuz Mayis University, and between 2007-2011, he completed Gastroenterology residency in Izmir Atatürk Training and Research Hospital.
He studied minimally invasive, non-surgical and advanced endoscopic techniques, such as endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for treatment of early stage esophagus, stomach and colon cancers and polyps, endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) and peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) in achalasia, in various countries, especially Japan, following his gastroenterology residency.
He performed most of these procedures successfully for the first time in our country and he performed more than 5000 advanced endoscopy procedures successfully.
The scientific outcomes of the successful procedures were granted numerous awards in national and international congresses.
The endoscopic technique that he developed paved the way for the best prize in the “World Endoscopy” award by the “American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy”.
He is reviewer in scientific journals, such as Digestive Disease and Science Medicine and Endoscopy International Open, and editor of the Turkish Gastroenterology Journal.