Ali Güven Yörükoğlu, M.D.

Ali Güven Yörükoğlu, M.D.


Degree-Granting Education

M.D., Doctor of Medicine, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul / TURKEY

Postgraduate Training

2006 – 2012
Resident, Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul / TURKEY

Short-term Fellowship

2010 – 2011
Department of Spine Surgery And Pain Therapy, Center For Orthopaedics and  Traumatology, St. Anna-Hospital Herne / GERMANY

Professional Experience

2005 – 2006 :  Emergency Medical Service 112, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Istanbul / TURKEY

2012 – 2018 :   Consultant Endoscopic Spine Surgeon, Riwospine GmbH, Knittlingen / GERMANY

2013 – 2014 :  Neurosurgeon, Department of Neurosurgery, Artvin State Hospital, Artvin / TURKEY

2014 – 2015 :  Neurosurgeon, Department of Neurosurgery, Sultanbeyli State Hospital, Istanbul / TURKEY

2015 – 2018 : Neurosurgeon, Department of Neurosurgery, Avrasya Hospital Gaziosmanpasa / Istanbul / TURKEY

       Consultant Spine Surgeon,  Sevgi Medical Center, Istanbul / TURKEY

2018  –  …….. : Clinical Manager and Consultant Endoscopic spine Surgeon, Riwospine GmbH / Knittlingen / GERMANY

2019  – ….. :    Consultant Neurosurgeon,  Istanbul Spine Center at Florance Nightingale Hospital, Istanbul / TURKEY                   

Postgraduate Training Thesis: December 2012,  Percutaneous interlaminar full-endoscopic approach for examination and surgical intervention of filum terminale – fresh cadaver study. 

Special Clinical Interests:

  • Full endoscopic lumbar, thoracic and cervical surgery


  • Yörükoğlu AG, Göker B, Tahta A, Akçakaya MO, Aydoseli A, Sabancı PA, Aras Y, Alkır G, Sencer A, Imer M, Izgi N, Canbolat AT.Fully endoscopic interlaminar and transforaminal lumbar discectomy: Analysis of 47 complications encountered in a series of 835 patients. : Neurocirugia (Astur). 2017
  • Yörükoğlu AG, Tahta A, Akçakaya MO, Sabancı PA, Aras Y, Aydoseli A, Dolgun M, Sencer A, Hepgül K.: Percutaneous fully endoscopic interlaminar approach to the filum terminale: a cadaveric study. : World Neurosurg. 2016
  • Akçakaya MO, Yörükoğlu AG, Aydoseli A, Aras Y, Sabancı PA, Altunrende ME, Dolgun M, Göker B, Şencan F, Ali A, Sencer A.: Serum creatine phosphokinase levels as an indicator of muscle injury following lumbar disc surgery: Comparison of fully endoscopic discectomy and microdiscectomy. : Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2016
  • Sencer A, Yorukoglu AG, Akcakaya MO, Aras Y, Aydoseli A, Boyali O, Sencan F, Sabanci PA, Gomleksiz C, Imer M, Kiris T, Hepgul K, Unal OF, Izgi N, Canbolat AT : Fully Endoscopic Interlaminar and Transforaminal Lumbar Discectomy: Short-term Clinical Results of 163 Surgically Treated Patients. : World Neurosurg. 2014 Jun
  • Sencer A, Akcakaya MO, Basaran B, Yorukoglu AG, Aydoseli A, Aras Y, Sencan F, Satana B, Aslan I, Unal OF, Izgi N, Canbolat AT : Unilateral Endoscopic Optic Nerve Decompression for Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: A Series of 10 Patients. : World Neurosurg. 2014 Apr
  • Akcakaya MO, Aras Y, Yorukoglu AG, Ovalioglu C, Sencer A : Cervical intradural glass fragment: a rare cause of neuropathic pain. : Turk Neurosurg.2012;22(5)

Language:     Turkish (Native),  English (Advanced), German (Beginner)

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