Who is Dr. Taner Yılmaz ?

Taner YILMAZ, MD Date of birth 1966 Sex Male Height 6’ 2’’ Weight 90 kg Marital status Married, two Children Foreign Language Excellent in English and German Education Primary 1972-77 Kazım Dirik İlkokulu, Çırpı, Bayındır, Izmir, Turkey Graduated as top #1 student High School 1977-84 Bornova Anadolu Lisesi, German section, Izmir, Turkey Graduated as top #1 student High School 1984-85 AFS exchange student, Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. I had a diploma with straight A’s. I received the #2 position among 500,000 participants in university entrance exam in 1984. Medical School 1985-1991 Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey Graduated as top #2 student Residency 1991-1996 Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Postresidency training 1996-2000, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Academic degree *2000-2006 Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery *2006-… Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery *2013-… Chairman of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Academic interests Laryngology and phonosurgery since 2000 Patents *A LARYNGOSCOPE PATENT (Date 02.09.2010 and number 2010/07321 by Turkish Patent Institute): The aim of this invention is to produce a laryngoscope which prevents the slipping of the intubation tube from above the laryngoscope during surgical procedures within the larynx. Another aim of this invention is to produce a laryngoscope which enables the accomplishment of a surgical procedure to the posterior part of the larynx in a shorter time. *EPIGLOTTIS HOLDER PATENT (Date 24.09.2012 and number 2012/10870 by Turkish Patent Institute): This invention is related to a forceps to grasp the free edge of epiglottis to prevent its curling inside the larynx during insertion of surgical laryngoscope. Member of 1. European Laryngological Society 2. International Association of Phonosurgery 3. American Laryngological Association.
International publications
1. Yılmaz T. Endoscopic Partial Arytenoidectomy for Bilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis: Medially Based Mucosal Flap Technique. J Voice. 2018 May 10. pii: S0892-1997(18)30100-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2018.04.007.
2. Özcebe E, Aydinli FE, Tiğrak TK, İncebay Ö, Yilmaz T. Reliability and Validity of the Turkish Version of the Consensus Auditory-Perceptual Evaluation of Voice (CAPE-V). J Voice. 2018 Jan 11. pii: S0892-1997(17)30394-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2017.11.013.
3. Ermutlu G, Süslü N, Yılmaz T, Saraç S. Sudden hearing loss: an effectivity comparison of intratympanic and systemic steroid treatments. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Jul 29. doi: 10.1007/s00405-017-4691-8. [Epub ahead of print]
4. Yılmaz T, Kuşçu O, Sözen T, Süslü AE. Anterior Glottic Web Formation for Voice Feminization: Experience of 27 Patients. J Voice. 2017 Mar 31. pii: S0892-1997(17)30061-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2017.03.006.
5. Ergun O, Tahir E, Kuscu O, Ozgen B, Yilmaz T. Acute Invasive Fungal Rhinosinusitis: Presentation of 19 Cases, Review of the Literature, and a New Classification System. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2017 Apr;75(4):767.e1-767.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2016.11.004.
6. Yılmaz T, Altuntaş OM, Süslü N, Atay G, Özer S, Kuşçu O, Sözen T. Total and Partial Laser Arytenoidectomy for Bilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis. Biomed Res Int. 2016;2016:3601612. Epub 2016 Oct 17.
7. Kuşcu O, Önay Ö, Kayahan B, Süslü N, Yılmaz T. The rising incidence of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma and is completion surgery necessary or not? Otolaryngol Pol. 2016 Jun 30;70(3):15-9. doi: 10.5604/00306657.1199990. PubMed PMID: 27386928.
8. Aydınlı FE, Özcebe E, Kulak Kayıkçı ME, Yılmaz T, Özgür FF. Investigating the Effects of Glottal Stop Productions on Voice in Children With Cleft Palate Using Multidimensional Voice Assessment Methods. J Voice. 2015 Dec 28. pii: S0892-1997 (15)00225-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2015.10.007. PubMed PMID: 26739858.
9. Kuşcu O, Günaydın RÖ, İcen M, Ergün O, Kulak Kayikci ME, Yılmaz T, Özgür FF, Akyol MU. The effect of early routine grommet insertion on management of otitis media with effusion in children with cleft palate. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2015 Dec;43(10):2112-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jcms.2015.09.008. PubMed PMID: 26545930.
10. Yılmaz T, Jafarov S, Kuşçu O, Sözen T, Süslü AE. Endoscopic Z-plasty for Treatment of Supraglottic Stenosis: A New Technique. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Dec;153(6):1064-6. doi: 10.1177/0194599815607201. PubMed PMID: 26419837.
11. Bajin MD, Yılmaz T, Günaydın RÖ, Kuşçu O, Sözen T, Jafarov S. Management of Acquired Atresia of the External Auditory Canal. J Int Adv Otol. 2015 Aug;11(2):147-50. doi: 10.5152/iao.2015.461. PubMed PMID: 26381006.
12. Yılmaz T, Süslü N, Günaydın RÖ, Kuşçu O, Sözen T, Atay G, Bajin MD. Microtrapdoor Flap Technique for Treatment of Glottic Laryngeal Stenosis: Experience With 34 Cases. J Voice. 2015 Aug 28. pii: S0892-1997(15)00167-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2015.08.001. PubMed PMID: 26323663.
13. Yılmaz T, Kayahan B, Günaydın RÖ, Kuşçu O, Sözen T. Botulinum Toxin A for Treatment of Contact Granuloma. J Voice. 2015 Aug 19. pii: S0892-1997(15)00163-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2015.07.015. PubMed PMID: 26298840.
14. Önal M, Bajin MD, Yılmaz T. Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva: a case report. Turk J Pediatr. 2014 Sep-Oct;56(5):561-4. PubMed PMID: 26022598.
15. Önal M, Yılmaz T, Bilgiç E, Müftüoğlu S, Sözen T, Bajin MD. Possible role of apoptosis in pathogenesis of adenoid hypertrophy and chronic adenoiditis: Prospective case-control study. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2015 Dec;42(6):449-52. doi: 10.1016/j.anl.2015.04.012. PubMed PMID: 26003878.
16. Yılmaz T, Süslü N, Atay G, Günaydın RÖ, Bajin MD, Özer S. The effect of midline crossing of lateral supraglottic cancer on contralateral cervical lymph node metastasis. Acta Otolaryngol. 2015 May;135(5):484-8. doi: 10.3109/00016489.2014.986759. PubMed PMID: 25677524.
17. Önal M, Yılmaz T, Bilgiç E, Müftüoğlu SF, Kuşçu O, Günaydın RÖ. Apoptosis in chronic tonsillitis and tonsillar hypertrophy. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2015 Feb;79(2):191-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2014.12.005. PubMed PMID: 25555639.
18. Yilmaz T, Süslü N, Bajin MD, Günaydin RÖ, Özer S, Atay G. New laryngoscope for endoscopic arytenoidectomies. J Laryngol Otol. 2014 Nov;128(11):991-5. doi: 10.1017/S0022215114002576. PubMed PMID: 25316106.
19. Yılmaz T, Bajin MD, Günaydın RÖ, Ozer S, Sözen T. Laryngopharyngeal reflux and Helicobacter pylori. World J Gastroenterol. 2014 Jul 21;20(27):8964-70. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i27.8964. Review. PubMed PMID: 25083069; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4112879.
20. Günaydın RÖ, Süslü N, Bajin MD, Kuscu O, Yılmaz T, Ünal ÖF, Akyol U. Endolaryngeal dilatation versus laryngotracheal reconstruction in the primary management of subglottic stenosis. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Aug;78(8):1332-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2014.05.022. PubMed PMID: 24961989.
21. Gönüldaş B, Yılmaz T, Sivri HS, Güçer KŞ, Kılınç K, Genç GA, Kılıç M, Coşkun T. Mucopolysaccharidosis: Otolaryngologic findings, obstructive sleep apnea and accumulation of glucosaminoglycans in lymphatic tissue of the upper airway. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Jun;78(6):944-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2014.03.021. PubMed PMID: 24731921.
22. Kamani T, Yılmaz T, Sürücü S, Bajin MD, Günaydın RÖ, Kuşçu O. Histopathological changes in nasal mucosa with nasal septum deviation. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Nov;271(11):2969-74. doi: 10.1007/s00405-014-2990-x. PubMed PMID: 24647493.
23. Yılmaz T, Cabbarzade C, Süslü N, Bajin MD, Günaydın RÖ, Özer S, Atay G. Novel endoscopic treatment of pharyngocele: endoscopic suture pharyngoplasty. Head Neck. 2014 Aug;36(8):E78-80. doi: 10.1002/hed.23531. PubMed PMID: 24170686.
24. Yılmaz T, Süslü N, Atay G, Özer S, Günaydın RÖ, Bajin MD. Comparison of voice and swallowing parameters after endoscopic total and partial arytenoidectomy for bilateral abductor vocal fold paralysis: a randomized trial. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Jul;139(7):712-8. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2013.3395. PubMed PMID: 23868428.
25. Süslü N, Süslü AE, Akyol U, Yılmaz T. Minimally invasive endoscope-assisted surgery for bilateral branchial cleft fistula. Laryngoscope. 2013 Sep;123(9):2296-9. doi: 10.1002/lary.23826. PubMed PMID: 23821182.
26. Yilmaz T, Süslü N, Atay G, Özer S, Günaydin RÖ, Bajin MD. Recurrent contact granuloma: experience with excision and botulinum toxin injection. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Jun;139(6):579-83. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2013.3186. PubMed PMID: 23787415.
27. Senkal HA, Yılmaz T, Sözeri AB. Metastatic choriocarcinoma: a rare presentation as a neck mass. Ear Nose Throat J. 2013 Jun;92(6):E42. PubMed PMID: 23780604.
28. Yilmaz T. Zinc sulfate treatment of vocal process granuloma. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Mar;270(3):1175. doi: 10.1007/s00405-012-2196-z. PubMed PMID: 23053378.
29. Yilmaz T. Endoscopic total arytenoidectomy for bilateral abductor vocal fold paralysis: a new flap technique and personal experience with 50 cases. Laryngoscope. 2012 Oct;122(10):2219-26. doi: 10.1002/lary.23467. PubMed PMID: 22865083.
30. Yilmaz T, Sözen T. Microsuture after benign vocal fold lesion removal: a randomized trial. Am J Otolaryngol. 2012 Nov-Dec;33(6):702-7. doi:10.1016/j.amjoto.2012.06.001. PubMed PMID: 22840410.
31. Yılmaz T. Sulcus vocalis: excision, primary suture and medialization laryngoplasty: personal experience with 44 cases. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2012 Nov;269(11): 2381-9. doi: 10.1007/s00405-012-2058-8. PubMed PMID: 22669269.
32. Zayyan E, Bajin MD, Aytemir K, Yılmaz T. The effects on cardiac functions and arterial blood gases of totally occluding nasal packs and nasal packs with airway. Laryngoscope. 2010 Nov;120(11):2325-30. doi: 10.1002/lary.21064. Erratum in: Laryngoscope. 2011 Jun;121(6):1351. Zeyyan, Ehab [corrected to Zayyan, Ehab]. PubMed PMID: 20938948.
33. Senkal HA, Yilmaz T. Type I thyroplasty revision 1 year after a window was mistakenly created on the cricoid cartilage. Ear Nose Throat J. 2010 May; 89(5):E14-6. PubMed PMID: 20461670.
34. Bajin MD, Yılmaz T, Yilmaz G. Rare laryngeal anomaly or spontaneously drained bilateral saccular cyst? J Voice. 2011 May;25(3):269-71. doi: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2009.11.003. PubMed PMID: 20189349.
35. Süslü N, Yilmaz T, Gürsel B. Utility of immunologic parameters in the evaluation of Meniere's disease. Acta Otolaryngol. 2009 Nov;129(11):1160-5. doi: 10.3109/00016480802631966. PubMed PMID: 19863304.
36. Süslü N, Yilmaz T, Gürsel B. Utility of anti-HSP 70, TNF-alpha, ESR, antinuclear antibody, and antiphospholipid antibodies in the diagnosis and treatment of sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Laryngoscope. 2009 Feb;119(2):341-6. doi: 10.1002/lary.20050. PubMed PMID: 19160386.
37. Ozmen S, Ozmen OA, Yilmaz T. Clear otorrhea: a case of Munchausen syndrome in a pediatric patient. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2008 Jul;265(7):837-8. Epub 2007 Nov 21. PubMed PMID: 18030485; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2440931.
38. Elsürer C, Senkal HA, Zayyan E, Yilmaz T, Kaya S. Bilateral external auditory canal squamous cell carcinoma: a case report. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2007 Aug;264(8):941-5. PubMed PMID: 17361413.
39. Yazici N, Karagöz B, Varan A, Yilmaz T, Oztürk A, Usubütün A, Büyükpamukçu M. Maxillary ameloblastic carcinoma in a child. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008 Jan; 0(1):175-6. PubMed PMID: 16652346.
40. Yilmaz T, Ceylan M, Akyön Y, Ozçakýr O, Gürsel B. Helicobacter pylori: a possible association with otitis media with effusion. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 May;134(5):772-7. PubMed PMID: 16647533.
41. Elsurer C, Yilmaz T. First branchial cleft fistula presenting with external opening on earlobe. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2006 Jul;263(7):685-7. PubMed PMID: 16625400.
42. Kamani T, Yilmaz T, Surucu S, Turan E, Brent KA. Scanning electron microscopy of ciliae and saccharine test for ciliary function in septal deviations. Laryngoscope. 2006 Apr;116(4):586-90. PubMed PMID: 16585863.
43. Yilmaz G, Karacan C, Yöney A, Yilmaz T. Brief intervention on maternal smoking: a randomized controlled trial. Child Care Health Dev. 2006 Jan;32(1):73-9. PubMed PMID: 16398793.
44. Yilmaz T, Hoşal S, Ozyar E, Akyol F, Gürsel B. Post-operative radiotherapy in advanced laryngeal cancer: effect on local and regional recurrence, distant metastases and second primaries. J Laryngol Otol. 2005 Oct;119(10):784-90. PubMed PMID: 16259655.
45. Köybaşı S, Yılmaz T. The Effect of L-Carnitine on Wound Healing by Secondary Intention in an Animal Model. Wounds 2005 March; 17(3): 62 – 66.
46. Yilmaz T. [A review of epidemiologic data on cancers of the nose and paranasal sinuses in Turkey]. Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg. 2005;14(3-4):57-61. Turkish. PubMed PMID: 16227726.
47. Yilmaz T, Yilmaz G. Accidental cyanoacrylate glue ingestion. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2005 Jun;69(6):853-5. Epub 2005 Feb 17. PubMed PMID: 15885341.
48. Yilmaz T, Gedikoglu G, Celik A, Onerci M, Turan E. Prognostic significance of Langerhans cell infiltration in cancer of the larynx. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005 Feb;132(2):309-16. PubMed PMID: 15692546.
49. Yilmaz T, Koçan EG, Besler HT, Yilmaz G, Gürsel B. The role of oxidants and antioxidants in otitis media with effusion in children. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004 Dec;131(6):797-803. PubMed PMID: 15577771.
50. Topal O, Yilmaz T, Oğretmenoğlu O. Giant malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the neck in a patient with neurofibromatosis-1. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2004 Nov;68(11):1465-7. PubMed PMID: 15488983.
51. Yilmaz T, Süslü AE. Case report: malignant teratoma of the sinonasal tract. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2005 May;262(5):384-6. Epub 2004 Sep 11. PubMed PMID: 15368065.
52. Ozdek A, Sarac S, Akyol MU, Sungur A, Yilmaz T. c-myc and bcl-2 Expression in supraglottic squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004 Jul;131(1):77-83. PubMed PMID: 15243561.
53. Yilmaz T, Koçan EG, Besler HT. The role of oxidants and antioxidants in chronic tonsillitis and adenoid hypertrophy in children. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2004 Aug;68(8):1053-8. PubMed PMID: 15236892.
54. Yilmaz T, Kamani T, Sungur A. Alveolar soft part sarcoma on the glabella. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2004 May;68(5):569-71. PubMed PMID: 15081230.
55. Yilmaz T, Gedikoğlu G, Gürsel B. The relationship between tumor thickness and clinical and histopathologic parameters in cancer of the larynx. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003 Sep;129(3):192-8. PubMed PMID: 12958566.
56. Yilmaz T, Suslu AE, Gursel B. Treatment of oroantral fistula:experience with 27 cases. Am J Otolaryngol. 2003 Jul-Aug;24(4):221-3. PubMed PMID: 12884211.
57. Aydin O, Yilmaz T, Ozer F, Saraç S, Sökmensüer C. Necrotizing sialometaplasia of parotid gland: a possible vasculitic cause. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2002 Jun 17;64(2):171-4. PubMed PMID: 12049830.
58. Ogretmenoglu O, Yilmaz T, Rahimi K, Aksöyek S. The effect on arterial blood gases and heart rate of bilateral nasal packing. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2002 Feb;259(2):63-6. PubMed PMID: 11954934.
59. Sarac S, Akyol MU, Kanbur B, Poyraz A, Akyol G, Yilmaz T, Sungur A. Bcl-2 and LMP1 expression in nasopharyngeal carcinomas. Am J Otolaryngol. 2001 Nov-Dec;22(6):377-82. PubMed PMID: 11713720.
60. Tellioğlu AT, Uras KA, Yilmaz T, Alagözlü H, Tekdemir I, Karabağ O. The effect of carnitine on random-pattern flap survival in rats. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2001 Sep 15;108(4):959-62. PubMed PMID: 11547153.
61. Yilmaz T, Turan E, Gürsel B, Onerci M, Kaya S. Positive surgical margins in cancer of the larynx. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2001 May;258(4):188-91. PubMed PMID: 11407451.
62. Onerci M, Yilmaz T, Doğan R, Sungur A. Pulmonary metastasectomy in the treatment of recurrent ameloblastoma of the maxilla and mandible: a case report. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2001 Jan;258(1):25-7. Review. PubMed PMID: 11271430.
63. Sözeri B, Sennaroğlu L, Yilmaz T. Aneurysmal bone cyst of the zygoma. A case report and review of the literature. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg. 2000;54(4):483-6. PubMed PMID: 11205452.
64. Kaya S, Yilmaz T, Gürsel B, Saraç S, Sennaroğlu L. The value of elective neck dissection in treatment of cancer of the tongue. Am J Otolaryngol. 2001 Jan-Feb;22(1):59-64. PubMed PMID: 11172216.
65. Yilmaz G, Varan B, Yilmaz T, Gürakan B. Intranasal budesonide spray as an adjunct to oral antibiotic therapy for acute sinusitis in children. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2000;257(5):256-9. PubMed PMID: 10923938.
66. Yilmaz T, Turan E, Hoşal AS, Kaya S. Comparison of regional recurrence rates of radical and comprehensive neck dissection type 3 in N0 laryngeal cancer.Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2000 May;122(5):736-8. PubMed PMID: 10793356.
67. Onercl M, Yilmaz T, Gedikoğlu G. Tumor thickness as a predictor of cervical lymph node metastasis in squamous cell carcinoma of the lower lip. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2000 Jan;122(1):139-42. PubMed PMID: 10629501.
68. Yücel OT, Yilmaz T, Unal OF, Turan E. Distant metastases in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 1999 Sep;18(3):285-8. PubMed PMID: 10606170.
69. Yilmaz T, Hoşal AS, Gedikoğlu G, Kaya S. Prognostic significance of histopathological parameters in cancer of the larynx. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 1999;256(3):139-44. PubMed PMID: 10234483.
70. Yilmaz T, Hoşal S, Gedikoglu G, Turan E, Ayas K. Prognostic significance of depth of invasion in cancer of the larynx. Laryngoscope. 1998 May;108(5):764-8. PubMed PMID: 9591560.
71. Yilmaz T, Unal OF, Figen G, Akyol MU, Ayas K. A comparison of procaine penicillin with sulbactam-ampicillin in the treatment of peritonsillar abscesses. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 1998;255(3):163-5. PubMed PMID: 9561866.
72. Yilmaz T, Hosal AS, Gedikoğlu G, Onerci M, Gürsel B. Prognostic significance of vascular and perineural invasion in cancer of the larynx. Am J Otolaryngol. 1998 Mar-Apr;19(2):83-8. PubMed PMID: 9550437.
73. Yilmaz T. Septoplasty in children. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1997 Apr;123(4):449. PubMed PMID: 9109798.
74. Onerci M, Oğretmenoğlu O, Yilmaz T. Glass in the frontal sinus: report of three cases. J Laryngol Otol. 1997 Feb;111(2):156-8. Review. PubMed PMID: 9102443.
75. Hoşal AS, Yilmaz T, Oğretmenoğlu O, Söylemezoğlu F. Ataxia telangiectasia and mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the parotid gland: a case report. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 1996 Sep;37(1):79-84. PubMed PMID: 8884410.
76. Onerci M, Yilmaz T. Sensitivity of auditory brainstem response testing. Laryngoscope. 1994 Apr;104(4):517-8. PubMed PMID: 8164496.
77. Sarioğlu T, Yilmaz T, Sungur A, Gürsel B. The effect of lymphocytic infiltration on clinical survival in cancer of the tongue. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 1994;251(6):366-9. PubMed PMID: 7848649.
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