Professor Ilker Sengul, MD is the Founder Chairman of Division of Endocrine Surgery and Department of General Surgery and also Founder Vice Dean of Giresun University Faculty of Medicine, Giresun, Turkey since 2009.
He graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine (Medicine in English), Ankara, Turkey in 2000. Afterwards, he graduated from Department of General Surgery, Ministry of Health-Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey in 2006.
He is also Founder Chairman of Department of Surgical Sciences and Department of General Surgery, Ministry of Health-Golbasi-Hasvak State Hospital, Ankara, Turkeyin 2006. He was at the Department of Gastroenterologic Surgery,Ministry of Health-Republic of Turkey High Specialization Hospital, Ankara, Turkey in 2006. He worked with Prof. Hubert Vermeersch, MD, Head and Neck, Otorhinolaryngology, and Plastic, Esthetic&Reconstructive Surgeon who performed the first face transplantation in Belgium, at the Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Faculteit Geneeskunde, Universitair ZiekenhuisGhent, BE9000 Ghent, Belgium and with Dr. Tom Vauterine at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology/ENT, AZ Sint-Jan Hospital AV, BE8000 Brugge, Belgium, and with Prof. Jean François Henry, MD, The Past President of ESES, at the Department of Endocrine Surgery, Faculté de Médecine, Université de Marseille, Hôpitaux De Marseille-Hôpitaux De La Timone, FR13385 Marseille, France in 2008. He is an active member of the important national and international societies of Endocrine Surgery, such as ETA, ESES, BAETS, ASGBI, INMSG, ESSR, and EAES and has been also interested in lecturership. He was at Department of Surgery, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, ES13071 Albecete, Spain for teaching mobility in terms of Endocrine Surgery: thyroid, both theoratically and practically with performing and explaining thyroidectomy in the operating room in 2015. Recently, he was at the Department of General Surgery, Lékařská Fakulta,Ostravska Univerzita V Ostrave, CZ70300 Ostrava, Czech Republic as an invited Visiting Professor by Prof. Anton Pelikán, DrSc and Prof. Petr Vávra, DrSc in 2019.
He serves as editor-in-chief, editor, editorial board member, advisory board member, and reviewer in many scientific medical journals. He has performed primarily, thyroid and neck-central, lateral, and posterior servical lymph nodes and parotis ultrasonography (US), Doppler US, and Elastography US-guided-fine needle aspiration (FNA) and other interventional techniques, such as US-guided-FNA-thyroglobulin (Tg), US-guided-FNA-calcitonin, US-guided-FNA-parathormone (PTH) and by himself for 18 years before the surgical procedures in the field of Neck-Endocrine Surgery.