EBPS Examiners

Prof. S.N. Cenk Buyukunal M.D




  • Graduated from Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty,University of Istanbul(1976)
  • Diploma of General Surgery,Department of General Surgery,Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty,University of Istanbul(1980)
  • Diploma of Paediatric Surgery,Department of Paediatric Surgery, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul (1983)
  • Visits to Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital;Cihldren’s Mercy Hospital Kansas City,USA; Philadelphia Children’s Hospital(USA),Boston Children’s Hospital (USA) as an observer position(1990-1991)
  • 1985 Associate Professor in Paediatric Surgery
  • 1990 Professor in Paediatric Surgery
  • Working as a Consultant Paediatric Urologist in Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Division of Paediatric Urology and VKV American Hospital in Istanbul (part –time position)
  • FEAPS (2000), FEAPU (since 2005),FRCS (hon) 2005


  • Assistant Pediatric Surgeon (1 year), full junior Pediatric Surgeon (12 years) and senior Pediatric Surgeon (until present) at the Hospital Clínic and Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Universitat de Barcelona (Prof. L Morales, Dr. J Ribó) (1986-2012).
  • Examiner for the European Board of Paediatric Surgery


  • Working as a Consultant Paediatric Urologist,Lecturer in Division of Paediatric Surgery of Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty
  • Lecturer in Koc University Medical Faculty(intermittant)
  • Executive Committee Member of JCPU (Joint Comission for Pediatric Urology of UEMS, since 6 years)
  • Council member of BAPS (2 year period)
  • Executive Comittee Member of EUPSA(3 year period)
  • President of Turkish Association of Pediatric Surgeons(TAPS)
  • Head of Department of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology for 6 year period


  • Organization of 1997 BAPS Meeting in Istanbul
  • Organization of 15 International Wdrkshops and Meetings of Hypospadias,Bladder Exstrophy,Undescended Testis, Laparoscopic Surgery,British-Turkish Paediatric Surgery Days)
  • Organization of 2008 EUPSA Meeting


  • Hypospadias
  • Bladder exstrophy and augmentation techniques
  • Pediatric Surgical Oncology (mainly on Wilms’ tm, rhabdomyosarcoma and germ cell tumors)
  • History of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology(he is responsible for the organization of History Sessions in ESPU and BAPS –EUPSA Meetings)


  • History of Medicine
  • Owner of one of the largest collections of doctor/nurse puppets,statues,toys and medical figures(Owner and donator of a permenant exhibition in Medical Museum of Istanbul University)
  • A big collection of toy ambulances
European Pediatric Surgery In-Training Examination

Advanced studies

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