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Dr. Fatih Özkan

I was born Samsun in 1968. I graduated from Samsun Ondokuzmayıs University Faculty of Medicine in 1992. After leaving Samsun Ondokuzmayıs University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Anesthesia in 2002, I worked as an anesthetist in a private hospital. In 2003, I started working at Gaziosmanpaşa University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Anesthesia, with the title of Assistant Professor. During the same period, I studied at Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine Algology Department in 2006. In 2009, I was appointed to Ondokuzmayıs University Faculty of Medicine. In 2011, I obtained the title of pain specialist. In 2012, I obtained the title of Associate Professor. I was appointed as a professor in 2018 and I currently continue to work as a faculty member and Head of the Algology Department at OMU Faculty of Medicine. Between 2014 and 2016, I was the President of Samsun Medical Chamber and between 2016 and 2018, I was a grand congress delegate of the Turkish Medical Association. I served as chief physician of Health Sciences University Samsun Training and Research Hospital between 2014-2018, and as chief physician of Ondokuzmayıs University Faculty of Medicine between 2021-2023. I served as the chief advisor to the rector of Ondokuzmayıs University between 2019 and 2020. I was elected as the chairman of the board of Samsun Health Tourism Association (SASTUD) in 2020. In 2023, I obtained the FIPP (Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice) title with the exam conducted by the World Pain Institute.