MedTech Asia is excited to feature Dr. Bülent Çekiç, a renowned expert in thyroid thermal ablation, as a distinguished speaker and trainer at our upcoming event.
His expertise in microwave and radiofrequency ablation has made him a leading figure in this specialized field.
A Career Marked by Innovation and Expertise
Dr. Çekiç, currently serving as the Chief of Interventional Radiology at Antalya Research and Training Hospital in Antalya, Turkey, has a rich history in the field of interventional radiology. His specialization in microwave and radiofrequency ablation, peripheral and abdominal vascular disease, and vertebral augmentation reflects a career dedicated to advancing medical technology and patient care.
Educational and Professional Background
Dr. Çekiç’s journey in medicine began at Atatürk University, Erzurum, followed by residencies in family medicine and diagnostic radiology at Izmir and Istanbul Research and Training Hospitals, respectively. His fellowship in interventional radiology at Antalya Research and Training Hospital further solidified his expertise in this field.
Pioneering Work in Thyroid Ablation
Dr. Çekiç is a leading authority in thyroid thermal ablation, having treated over 3500 cases since 2013. His proficiency in this area is not only clinical but also academic, with eight articles published on the topic in PubMed. His innovative approach to thyroid care has been recognized at various international interventional radiology congresses.
Dedication to Education and Training
Dr. Çekiç’s commitment to sharing his knowledge is evident in the numerous workshops he has organized on thyroid thermal ablation, both in his clinic and internationally. These workshops have trained over 110 doctors from around the world, showcasing his dedication to educating the next generation of medical professionals.
Expanding Treatment Horizons
In addition to his work in thermal ablation, Dr. Çekiç has also pioneered thyroid artery embolization as a non-surgical treatment for Plonjuan goiter and diffuse goiter, treating nearly 70 cases with this innovative method.
Dr. Çekiç’s professional memberships include the Turkish Society of Radiology, the Turkish Society of Interventional Radiology, the European Society of Radiology (ESR), and the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE).
At MedTech Asia
Dr. Çekiç’s participation in MedTech Asia is a testament to his status as a thought leader in thyroid ablation. His sessions promise to offer a deep dive into the latest techniques and treatments, providing invaluable insights for attendees.
A Global Impact
Dr. Çekiç’s influence extends beyond Turkey, as he is a sought-after expert in international medical circles. His presence at MedTech Asia underscores our commitment to featuring world-class professionals who are not only leaders in their field but also passionate educators and innovators.
Dr. Bülent Çekiç’s involvement in MedTech Asia is not just an opportunity for attendees to learn from an expert but also to be inspired by a pioneer who has transformed the landscape of thyroid treatment. His dedication to innovation, patient care, and education makes him an invaluable asset to the medical community and a highlight of our event.
Introduction to MedTech Asia
Why MedTech Asia? More than just a thyroid ablation congress, MedTech Asia stands out by showcasing the world’s top thyroid ablation experts from the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Its highlight is the treatment of 20 Thai patients, who lack the means for such care, serving as a live demonstration platform for thyroid ablation techniques to conference attendees.