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Professional information

Board-certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2019

Member, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS), 2016 to present

Associate Member, American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), 2016 to present

Member, Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), 2012 to present

Board-certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, Turkish Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010

Research interests

Dr. Umur Aydogan's main research interest is related to the role of stem cell treatment for the treatment of posterior tibial tendinopathy and treatment methods for plantar fasciitis and tarsal tunnel syndrome. He has also published in the area of biomechanical testing of various implants used in the treatment of foot and ankle disorders and is interested in research of multiphoton imaging of diseased tendons.

Dr. Aydogan has been an active member of Penn State College of Medicine's Institutional Review Board for scientific studies since 2014.

Teaching and educational interests

Dr. Umur Aydogan is actively involved in the education of trainees in the Orthopaedic Residency and Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Fellowship at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

He also moderates problem-based learning session and teaches in musculoskeletal (MSK) anatomy courses for Penn State College of Medicine medical students.

Clinical interests

Dr. Umur Aydogan is a foot and ankle expert with clinical fellowship training and also takes level one trauma call. He sees any pathology related to the foot and ankle, including fracture care and reconstruction; hallux valgus treatment; sports injury-related arthroscopic procedures; and total ankle replacement.

Education/Academic qualification

Foot and Ankle Surgery, Clinical Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center

Aug 2002Jul 2003

Orthopaedics and Traumatology (Chief Resident), Residency, Ege University

Jul 2001Jul 2002

Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Residency, Ege University

Jul 1998Jul 2001

Knee Surgery, Clinical Fellowship, Hospital de la Croix-Rousse

Apr 2000Oct 2000

Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Residency, Baskent University

Nov 1995Oct 1997

Internship, Hacettepe University

Jul 1994Jul 1995

MD, Hacettepe University

Oct 1989Jul 1995


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