About Dr. Nazim CERKES

Dr. Nazim Cerkes

Nazim Cerkes was born in Istanbul in 1959. He graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine-Ankara, in 1983. He started his plastic surgery training at the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine in 1985. During his residency he specifically worked in the field of microsurgery and performed the first clinical applications of reconstructive microsurgery at the department. He completed his plastic surgery training in 1990.

After completing plastic surgery training, he worked as research and clinical fellow in UAB (University of Alabama at Birmingham) at the Department of Plastic Surgery between 1990-1991.

Between 1992-2002 Nazim Cerkes served as Associate Professor at the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine and mainly worked in the field of reconstructive microsurgery and facial aesthetic surgery.

In 2002 Dr. Cerkes founded Cosmed Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center in Istanbul and has been in private practice since that time.

Dr. Nazim CerkesDr. Cerkes mainly focused on rhinoplasty in the last 10 years. He has been invited to more than one hundred international meetings as guest speaker and performed live surgery demonstrations in several countries. Dr. Cerkes gives “two hours rhinoplasty course” in every annual meeting of American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).

Nazim Cerkes served  as President of Turkish Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery between 2009-2012.

Dr. Cerkes served as Chair of Education Council of ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery) between 2010-2014 and organized over 40 ISAPS teaching courses during his four years term.

Dr. Cerkes is 2nd Vice President of ISAPS.

Dr. Cerkes is an ISAPS Visiting Professor and has been teaching plastic surgeons in several countries with his lectures and live surgery demonstrations.

Dr. Cerkes is one of the three Founding Members and Vice President of “The Rhinoplasty Society of Europe.

Dr. Cerkes is Editorial Board Member and Rhinoplasty Section Editor of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Journal (Oficial Journal of International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery).

Dr. Nazim CerkesDr. Cerkes is  International Editorial Board Member of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery Journal (Official Journal of American Society of Plastic Surgery)

Dr. Cerkes is Editorial Board Member of Aesthetic Surgery Journal (Official Journal of American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery).

Dr. Cerkes designed several surgical instruments. These instruments have been produced by Marina Medical Company, FL-USA under the name of “Cerkes Open Rhinoplasty Set”