Abdullah Özkök, M.D.

Prof. Abdullah Özkök, M.D.

Internal MedicineNephrologyOrgan Transplantation Center

Yeditepe University Kozyatağı Hospital

Faculty and Graduation Year

İstanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine (English), 2005


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Fields of Study

  • Acute kidney injury
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Haemodialysis
  • Kidney transplant
  • Onco-nephrology
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Glomerulonephritis

Career Summary

  • He graduated from Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine - Department of English Medicine in 2005. In 2010, he received his specialisation in Internal Medicine from Istanbul Faculty of Medicine. In 2013, he worked as a research assistant at the University of Colorado for 1 year. In 2015, he completed his Nephrology Fellowship at Istanbul Medeniyet University. He became an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine in 2015.  He worked as a Nephrology Specialist at Ümraniye Research and Training Hospital between 2015-2018. Between 2018-2022, he worked in the Department of Nephrology and Organ Transplantation at Istanbul Memorial Şişli Hospital.

Professional Awards

  • 2005 - Medical Speciality Examination (TUS) (Clinical Sciences Turkey First Place)
  • 2010 - 27th National Congress of Nephrology, Hypertension, Dialysis and Transplantation- Best Paper Award First Prize: "Endothelial Progenitor Cells, Inflammation and Endothelial Dysfunction in Chronic Haemodialysis Patients"
  • 2010 - 27th National Congress of Nephrology, Hypertension, Dialysis and Transplantation- Eczacıbaşı Baxter Special Award: "Relationship between Residual Renal Function and Non-Invasive Atherosclerosis Markers in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients"
  • 2013 - 2014 Turkish Society of Nephrology, Study Abroad Scholarship (TSN research fellow)
  • 2013 - 2014 International Society of Nephrology, Study Abroad Scholarship (ISN-fellow)
  • 2015 American Physiological Society, March 2015 Best Paper Award (APSselect): "Antisense-mediated angiotensinogen inhibition slows polycystic kidney disease in mice with a targeted mutation in Pkd2. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2015; 15;308(4):F349-57." 


  • Turkish Society of Nephrology
  • Istanbul Medical Chamber
  • International Society of Nephrology (ISN)
  • American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
  • European Renal Association - European Association of Dialysis and Transplantation (ERA-EDTA)

Side Branch Specialization


Place and Year of Specialization

Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine Nephrology Internal Medicine, 2010

Place and Year of PhD Associate Professorship

Istanbul Medeniyet University Faculty of Medicine, 2015

Professorship Place and Year

Üsküdar University Faculty of Medicine, 2022

Studying Abroad

2013 - 2014 University of Colorado, Department of Renal Diseases and Hypertension Research Laboratory- Research Scholar

Foreign Languages


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Number of Publications in Turkish


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Number of National Papers


Attribution Number

1988 (H-Index: 24)

Book Chapter

Chapter author in 11 books Translation editorship in 1 book