Orthopedics and Traumatology
Orthopedics and Traumatology Specialist MD Tuğrul YILDIRIM was born in 1984 in Ankara. YILDIRIM joined the EMOT Team in 2019. He speaks English. He is married and has two children.


  • Ankara University Faculty of Medicine 2002-2008
  • Ufuk University Faculty of Medicine, Orthopedics and Traumatology Residency 2008-2014
  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Guest Researcher 2014-2015
  • Ankara Kahramankazan State Hospital 2015-2017
  • Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Hand Surgery, Subspecialty in Surgery of the Hand, Research Assistant 2017-2019


  • Turkish Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
  • Turkish Society for Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extemity
  • Turkish Society of Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy and Knee Surgery
  • European Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology


  • Yıldırım T, Ünsal SŞ, Armangil M.
    Comparison of Turkish and international trends in carpal tunnel surgery. Jt Dis Relat Surg
    2020;31(1):56-61. doi: 10.5606/ehc.2020.71185
  • Unsal SS, Yildirim T, Armangil M.
    Comparison of surgical trends in zone 2 flexor tendon repair between Turkish and international surgeons. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc.
    2019 Nov;53(6):474-477. doi: 10.1016/j.aott.2019.07.003. Epub 2019 Aug 6
  • Chamberlain CS, Jeffery JJ, Leiferman EM, Yildirim T, Sun X, Baer GS, Murphy WL, Vanderby R.
    Level-specific amputations and resulting regenerative outcomes in the mouse distal phalanx. Wound Repair Regen.
    2017 May;25(3):443-453
  • Guclu B, Basat HC, Yildirim T, Bozduman O, Us AK.
    Long-term Results of Chronic Achilles Tendon Ruptures Repaired With V-Y Tendon Plasty and Fasia Turndown. Foot Ankle Int.
    2016 Jul;37(7):737-42
  • Halanski MA, Yildirim T, Chaudhary R, Chin MS, Leiferman E.
    Periostal Fiber Transection During Periosteal Procedures Is Crucial to Accelerate Growth in the Rabbit Model. Clin Orthop Relat Res.
    2016 Apr;474(4):1028-37
  • Yildirim T, Guclu B, Karaguven D, Kaya A, Akan B, Cetin I.
    Cementless total hip arthroplasty in developmental dysplasia of the hip with end stage osteoarthritis: 2-7 years’ clinical results. Hip Int.
    2015 Sep-Oct;25(5);442-6
  • Akan B, Yildirim T, Guclu B, Kaya A, Karaguven D, Cetin I
    Outcomes for revision total knee replacement after unicompartmental knee replacement. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc
  • Akan B, Karaguven D, Guclu B, Yildirim T, Kaya A, Armangil M, Cetin I.
    Cemented versus Uncemented Oxford Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty: Is there a Difference? Adv Orthop.
  • Akan B, Yildirim T.
    Dorsal dislocation of the intermediate cuneiform with a medial cuneiform fracture: a case report and review of the literature. Case Report Orthop.
  • Akan B, Yildirim T, Karaguven D.
    Medial femoral condyle fracture after cementless unicompartmental knee replacement: a rare complication. Knee.
    2013. Aug:20(4):295-7
  • Akan B, Benli IT, Karaguven D, Koken M, Bulbul O, Yildirim T, Ozdogan S.
    The angular safe zone for the free hand technique transpedicular screw application in the thoracic and lumbar fresh calf spine. The Journal of Turkish Spinal Surgery

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