Dr. Kaplan Baha Temizgonul, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Teşvikiye, Hakkı Yeten Cd. No:11 Kat:2, 34194 Şişli, Istanbul, Turkey


Dr. Kaplan Baha Temizgonul completed his primary education at Private Tarsus College in 1992 and advanced to Abdül Kerim Bengi Anatolian High School, from where he graduated in 1999. He pursued his medical studies at Pamukkale University, graduating in 2005. Pamukkale University is recognized for its high volume of obesity surgeries and its significant role in introducing sleeve gastrectomy procedures in Turkey.



Dr. Kaplan Baha Temizgonul, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Following his graduation, between 2006 and 2008, Dr. Temizgonul was associated with a private hospital. During this time, he also successfully cleared the United States Medical Licensing Examination. He furthered his expertise in General Surgery at Bakırköy Training and Research Hospital from 2009 to 2014. Here, he made notable contributions to the field by penning a thesis on pain associated with laparoscopic surgery. Additionally, he expanded his knowledge base with hands-on experience in various obesity surgeries, advanced laparoscopy, and robotic surgery techniques.

Between 2014 and 2016, Dr. Temizgonul fulfilled his compulsory service at Kilis State Hospital, where he performed as a war surgeon.


M.D.: Medicine, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey, 1999-2005
Residency: General Surgery, Bakırköy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, Bakırköy, Istanbul, Turkey, 2009-2014


Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Specialist, Terrace Fulya Center, İstanbul, Turkey, Jun 2017 – Present
Lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine in English, Altınbaş University, Istanbul, Turkey, Jan 2019 – Jul 2020
Health program presenter, Business Channel Türk, Istanbul, Turkey, Sep 2017 – Dec 2018
Operator Doctor, Fulya Mah., Istanbul, Turkey, Jan 2016 – Jun 2017
Obesity Surgeon, Istanbul Surgical Health Group, Fulya Mah., Istanbul, Turkey, Feb 2016 – Oct 2016
General surgery specialist, Kilis State Hospital, Kilis, Turkey, Sep 2014 – Jan 2016
General surgery/Assistant doctor, Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training & Research Hospital, Bakırköy, Istanbul, Turkey, Jan 2009 – Aug 2014

Membership :

Turkish Surgery Association
Turkish Obesity Surgery Association (TOSS)
IFSO (International Federation of Obesity Surgery)


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