Tuna Ozyurekoglu, MD

Tuna Ozyurekoglu, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor (Gratis), Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Field: Hand Surgery

Educational Background:
Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey 1989 BS
Medical School
Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey School of Medicine 1994 MD
Turkish Min of Health, Ankara, Turkey Ankara Emer Car & Traumatology 1994 Orthopaedic Surgery Resident
Turkish Min of Health, Ankara, Turkey Ankara Hospital 1996 Anesthetics & Reanimation
XTurkish Min of Health, Ankara, Turkey Ankara Numune Hospital 1997 Physical Therapy & Rehab
Copenhagen Univ. Hospital, Dept. of Hand Surgery 1997-98 Hand Fellowship
XManus Hand & Microsurgery Group, Istanbul, Turkey 1998-99 Hand Fellowship
Christine M. Kleinert Institute, Louisville, KY 2001 Hand Fellowship
Christine Kleinert Institute, Louisville, KY 2001-03 Sr. Hand Fellow

Board Certification:
Specialty Certification in Orthopaedics
And Traumatology, Specialty Board 1998
Of Turkish Ministry of Health

Academic Appointments:
Asst. Clinical Professor (Gratis) 2006-Present
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery

Selected Peer Review Publications
Ozyurekoglu T, Multiple Ostechondral Autograft Transfer to the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint: Case Report. J Hand Surg Am, 2010 June;35(6):931-5
Green J, Ozyurekoglu T: Posterior Elbow Capsular Contracture and Ulnar Nerve Entrapment after Olegranon Excision and Triceps Tendon Advancement Injury Extra, Vol. 41, Issue 7, July 2010,pp71-73
Sassu P, Acland R, Salgado C, Mardini S, Ozyurekoglu T: Anatomy and Vascularization of the Flexor Hallucis Longus Muscle and Its Implication in Free Fibula Flap Transfer: An Anatomical Study. Annals of Plastic Surgery 2010 Feb; 64(2):233-7.
Ozyurekoglu T, Napolitano M, Kleinert J: Hay Baler Injuries to the Upper Extremity. Journal of Trauma. Jul; 63(1):62-9, 2007
Ozyurekoglu T, McCabe S, Harter T, Goldsmith J: Measuring the Minimal Important Clinical Difference of the Carpal Tunnel Questionnaire. Journal of Hand Surgery (AM). May-June; 31(5):733-8, 2006

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University of Louisville
Orthopaedic Surgery Dept.
550 S. Jackson St., 1st Floor ACB
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 852-5319
Fax: 852-7227