Prof. Dr. Reha Tandoğan Reha N. Tandogan, M.D. was born in 1962 in Ankara. He graduated from Hacettepe University Medical School in 1985 with honors, being 4th in his class. He underwent specialty training in Hacettepe University Medical School, Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, in Ankara. Dr. Tandogan worked as an assistant to  Dr. Gerard Bascoulergue in the Arthroscopy and Sports Traumatology Clinic of Institut Calot (Berck, France) for a year in 1990. He trained with  the late Prof. Dr. Robert W. Jackson, Baylor University, Dallas, Texas in 1993. He  became an associate professor in 1995 and transferred to Baskent University, Dept. of Orthopaedics & Traumatology.  He was appointed chairman of the department in 1998 and also undertook the duties of the chairman of the Sport Sciences department in 2001. He became a professor in 2001. Baskent University was recognized as an ISAKOS Approved Teaching Center and hosted several international fellows during his chairmanship. Dr.Tandogan resigned from his university post and has been in private practice since 2007.   Prof. Tandogan is currently a senior member of Çankaya Orthopaedics, a 14 surgeon group specializing in arthroscopic surgery and arthroplasty.

Dr. Tandogan was awarded the International Arthroscopy Association Linvatec Award in 1995.  He has served three terms on the executive board of the Turkish Society of Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy & Knee Surgery) and is currently  the Chair of the Cartilage Committee. He was the organizer of the Advanced Arthroscopy Course in Ankara for 6 consecutive terms; he designed and developed several models for hands on arthroscopic teaching. He was the President of the 11th Turkish Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy & Knee Surgery Congress with international participation that took place in Ankara on October 2-6, 2012. Prof. Tandogan  is also the former president of the Turkish Society of Sports Traumatology and is currently serving on the executive board. He is one of the founding members of the Turkish Society of Preventive Hip Surgery and is currently serving as its president.

In 2015, Dr. Tandogan was elected as a board member of European Knee Associates; a subspecialty organization of ESSKA (European Society of Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology  & Arthroscopy) focusing on the treatment & education of degenerative knee disorders, knee arthroplasty and joint preservation surgery. He is now the general secretary of EKA.

Dr. Tandogan is the author of 1 English language  and 9 Turkish books on Knee Surgery & Sports Traumatology. He has lectured extensively and published 70 scientific articles in international journals (30 ISI Web of Science, 40 Pub Med indexed articles) and 67 articles in the Turkish literature. Over 1890 international citations have been made to these papers (h-index 23). Dr. Tandogan is currently serving as a reviewer/editorial board member of 1 national and 2 international peer reviewed journals. He has also served for 4 years  as the founding editor of Journal of the Turkish Orthopaedics & Traumatology Association. He has been invited as a guest editor for the June 2015 and August 2016 issues of the Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy (KSSTA) Journal, which is the official publication of ESSKA (European Society of  Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy) and is currently an editorial board member. Dr. Tandogan was selected as the “Best reviewer” of the KSSTA journal in 2016.

Prof. Tandogan speaks excellent English and is fluent in French.

Journal Editorial Boards

  1. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy; Editorial Board Member
  2. American Journal of Sports Medicine; Reviewer
  3. Journal of the Turkish Society of Orthopaedics & Traumatology Founding Editor
  4. Acta Orthopedica Traumatologica Turcica, Former Board Member

Scientific Society Memberships

National:
  • Turkish Society of Sports Traumatology (Past President, Board member)
  • Turkish Society of Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy & Knee Surgery (Cartilage Committee Chair, Instructor)
  • Turkish Society of Orthopaedics & Traumatology
  • Turkish Orthopaedics & Traumatology Association
  • Society of Preventive Hip Surgery (President)
  • Turkish Society of Hip & Knee Arthroplasty
International:
  • ESSKA (European Society for Sports Medicine, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy)
  • EKA (European Knee Associates) Board Member
  • ISAKOS (International Society of Arthroscopy Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine)
  • EFORT (European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics & Traumatology)

International Publications

  1. Saffarini M, Nover L, Tandogan R, Becker R, Moser LB, Hirschmann MT, Indelli PF. The original Akagi line is the most reliable: a systematic review of landmarks for rotational alignment of the tibial component in TKA. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018 Sep 10. doi: 10.1007/s00167-018-5131-z.
  2. Becker R, Tandogan RN, Violante B. Alignment in total knee arthroplasty. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016 Aug; 24(8):2393-4.
  3. Tandogan NR, Kayaalp A. Surgical treatment of medial knee ligament injuries: Current indications and techniques. EFORT Open Rev 2016;2:27-33.
  4. Becker R, Tandogan RN, Karlsson J. Clinical outcome after total knee replacement. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2015 Jun;23(6):1575-7.
  5. Elmalı N, Tandogan R, Demirel M, Bozkurt M, Beyzadeoglu T. Cartilage repair strategies in the knee: A survey of Turkish Surgeons. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc 2016 (epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.3944/AOTT.2016.15.0333.)
  6. Cınar BM, Ozkoc G, Bolat F, Karaeminogullari O, Sezgin N, Tandogan RN. Intra-articular zoledronic acid in a rat osteoarthritis model: significant reduced synovitis may indicate chondroprotective effect. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 Mar 25. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Akpinar S, Circi E, Hersekli MA, Uysal M, Cesur N, Tandogan RN. Knee joint synovial cyst following total knee arthroplasty with bone allograft. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2009 Jan;129(1):7-11.
  8. Akgun RA, Tandogan RN, Sahin O. The outcome of acute quadriceps tendon rupture managed with primary repair and mersilene tape augmentation. Turkiye Klinikleri Journal of Medical Sciences, 2009, 29(2):438-444.
  9. Ozkoc G, Circi E, Gonc U, Irgit K, Pourbagher A, Tandogan RN. Radial tears in the root of the posterior horn of the medial meniscus. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2008;16(9):849-54.
  10. Uysal M, Asik M, Akpinar S, Ciftci F, Cesur N, Tandogan RN. Arthroscopic treatment of symptomatic type D medial plica. Int Orthop. 2008 Dec;32(6):799-804.
  11. Kin-İsler A, Arıburun B, Ozkan A, Aytar A, Tandogan R. The relationship between anaerobic performance, muscle strength and sprint ability in American football players. Isokinet Exerc Sci 2008 16(2):87-92.
  12. Ersozlu S, Akkaya T, Ozgur AF, Sahin O, Senturk I, Tandogan R. Bilateral staged total knee arthroplasty in obese patients. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2008 Feb;128(2):143-8.
  13. Uysal M, Ozkoc G, Akpinar S, Hersekli MA, Tandogan R. Combined ulnar and carpal tunnel syndrome caused by pigmented villo-nodular tenosynovitis: a rare case.Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2007 Sep;127(7):563-5.
  14. Tandoğan NR, Ozgür F, Akkaya T. [Osteochondritis dissecans]. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2007;41 Suppl 2:113-22.
  15. Uysal M, Akpinar S, Cesur N, Hersekli MA, Tandogan RN. Plating after lengthening (PAL): technical notes and preliminary clinical experiences. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2007 Dec;127(10):889-93.
  16. Akgün RC, Tandoğan NR, Karaman A, Akkaya T, Ozgür AF, Tuncay IC. [Development of osteonecrosis after arthroscopic meniscal and chondral knee surgery: a report of five cases]. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2007;41(1):80-8.
  17. Akkaya T, Ersözlü S, Ozgür AF, Karaeminoğullari O, Akgün RC, Tandoğan NR. [Early results of kyphoplasty in osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures]. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2007;41(2):127-31.
  18. Karaeminogullari O, Demirors H, Sahin O, Ozalay M, Ozdemir N, Tandogan RN. Analysis of outcomes for surgically treated hip fractures in patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis.J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Feb;89(2):324-31.
  19. Ersozlu S, Ozulku M, Yildirim E, Tandogan R. Common peroneal nerve palsy from an untreated popliteal pseudoaneurysm after penetrating injury. J Vasc Surg 2007;45:408-10.
  20. Ersozlu S, Özgür AF, Tandogan RN: Lipoma of the Index Finger. Dermatol Surg 2007;33:382–384.
  21. Akkaya T, Ersozlu S, Ozgur AF, Tandogan NR. [A case of pigmented villonodular synovitis of the elbow joint with bone invasion] Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2006;40(2):169-72.
  22. Ozalay M, Ozkoc G, Akpinar S, Hersekli MA, Tandogan RN. Necrotizing soft-tissue infection of a limb: clinical presentation and factors related to mortality. Foot Ankle Int. 2006 Aug;27(8):598-605.
  23. Karaeminogullari O, Sahin O, Demirors H, Tandogan R. [Symptomatic lumbar intraspinal synovial cyst: a case report] Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2006;40(1):85-8.
  24. Ozkoc G, Gonlusen G, Ozalay M, Kayaselcuk F, Pourbagher A, Tandogan RN. Giant chondroblastoma of the scapula with pulmonary metastases. Skeletal Radiol. 2006 Jan;35(1):42-8.
  25. Karaeminogullari O, Sahin O, Boyvat F, Akgun RC, Gurun U, Demirors H, TuncayIC, Tandogan RN. [Transforaminal epidural steroid injection under computed tomography guidance in relieving lumbosacral radicular pain] Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2005;39(5):416-20.
  26. Boya H, Ozcan O, Tandogan R, Gunal I, Arac S. Os vesalianum pedis.J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2005 Nov-Dec;95(6):583-5.
  27. Uysal M, Akpinar S, Ozalay M, Ozkoc G, Cesur N, Hersekli MA, Tandogan RN. Arthroscopic debridement and grafting of an intraosseous talar ganglion. Arthroscopy. 2005 Oct;21(10):1269.
  28. Oztekin HH, Tandogan R. Letter to the editor. J Hand Surg [Br]. 2005 Dec;30(6):659.
  29. Ozalay M, Akpinar S, Karaeminogullari O, Balcik C, Tasci A, Tandogan RN, Gecit R. Mechanical strength of four different biceps tenodesis techniques. Arthroscopy. 2005 Aug;21(8):992-8.
  30. Karaeminogullari O, Atalay B, Sahin O, Ozalay M, Demirors H, Tuncay C, Ozen O, Tandogan R. Remote cerebellar hemorrhage after a spinal surgery complicated by dural tear: case report and literature review. Neurosurgery. 2005 Jul;57(1 Suppl):E215;
  31. Tuncay IC, Ozdemir BH, Demirors H, Karaeminogullari O, Tandogan NR. Pedunculated synovium grafts in articular cartilage defects in rabbits. J Invest Surg. 2005 May-Jun;18(3):115-22.
  32. Akpinar S, Uysal M, Ozkoc G, Tandogan NR. [Thermal assisted arthroscopic stabilization of unstable shoulder] Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2005;39 Suppl 1:96-102.
  33. Karaeminogullari O, Tuncay C, Demirors H, Akin K, Sahin O, Ozyurek A, Tandogan NR. Multilevel vertebral hemangiomas: two episodes of spinal cord compression at separate levels 10 years apart. Eur Spine J. 2005 Sep;14(7):706-10.
  34. Tuncay IC, Karaeminogullari O, Demirors H, Tandogan NR. Is prematurity important in ultrasonographic hip typing? J Pediatr Orthop B. 2005 May;14(3):168-71.
  35. Ozkoc G, Akpinar S, Ozalay M, Hersekli MA, Pourbagher A, Kayaselcuk F, Tandogan RN. Hallucal sesamoid osteonecrosis: an overlooked cause of forefoot pain. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2005 May-Jun;95(3):277-80.
  36. Ozkoc G, Hersekli MA, Akpinar S, Ozalay M, Uysal M, Cesur N, Tandogan RN. Time dependent changes in patellar tracking with medial parapatellar and midvastus approaches. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2005 Nov;13(8):654-7.
  37. Boya H, Ozcan O, Arac S, Tandogan R. Incomplete scapholunate and trapeziotrapezoid coalitions with an accessory carpal bone. J Orthop Sci. 2005;10(1):99-102.
  38. Primary clear cell sarcoma of rib. Skeletal Radiol. 2005 Mar;34(3):167-70.
  39. Ozalay M, Tandogan RN, Akpinar S, Cesur N, Hersekli MA, Ozkoc G, Uysal M. Arthroscopic treatment of solitary benign intra-articular lesions of the knee that cause mechanical symptoms. Arthroscopy. 2005 Jan;21(1):12-8.
  40. Karaeminogullari O, Demirors H, Atabek M, Tuncay C, Tandogan R, Ozalay M. Avascular necrosis and nonunion after osteosynthesis of femoral neck fractures: effect of fracture displacement and time to surgery. Adv Ther. 2004 Sep-Oct;21(5):335-42.
  41. Tandogan RN, Taser O, Kayaalp A, Taskiran E, Pinar H, Alparslan B, Alturfan A. Analysis of meniscal and chondral lesions accompanying anterior cruciate ligament tears: relationship with age, time from injury, and level of sport. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2004 Jul;12(4):262-70.
  42. Hersekli MA, Akpinar S, Ozalay M, Ozkoc G, Uysal M, Cesur N, Tandogan RN. [A comparison between single- and two-staged bilateral total knee arthroplasty operations in terms of the amount of blood loss and transfusion, perioperative complications, hospital stay, and cost-effectiveness] Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2004;38(4):241-6. 16:
  43. Ozkoc G, Hersekli MA, Akpinar S, Ozalay M, Cesur N, Uysal M, Tandogan RN. Iatrogenic medial dislocation of hallucal sesamoids with hallux varus in an adolescent. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2004 Oct;124(8):568-70.
  44. Hersekli MA, Akpinar S, Ozalay M, Ozkoc G, Cesur N, Uysal M, Pourbagher A, Tandogan RN. Tunnel enlargement after arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: comparison of bone-patellar tendon-bone and hamstring autografts. Adv Ther. 2004 Mar-Apr;21(2):123-31.
  45. Tandogan NR, Karaeminogullari O, Ozyurek A, Ersozlu S. [Periarticular fractures of the knee in child and adolescent athletes] Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2004;38 Suppl 1:93-100.
  46. Hersekli MA, Akpinar S, Demirors H, Ozkoc G, Ozalay M, Cesur N, Uysal M, Tandogan RN. Synovial cysts of proximal tibiofibular joint causing peroneal nerve palsy: report of three cases and review of the literature. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2004 Dec;124(10):711-4.
  47. Hersekli MA, Akpinar S, Ozkoc G, Ozalay M, Uysal M, Cesur N, Tandogan RN. The timing of tourniquet release and its influence on blood loss after total knee arthroplasty. Int Orthop. 2004 Jun;28(3):138-41.
  48. Ozalay M, Akpinar S, Hersekli MA, Ozkoc G, Tandogan RN. Benign noninfectious subcutaneous emphysema of the hand. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2003 Oct;123(8):433-5.
  49. Akpinar S, Ozalay M, Hersekli MA, Ozkoc G, Tandogan RN. [Arthroscopic capsular release for frozen shoulder] Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2003;37(3):213-8.
  50. Ozkoc G, Akpinar S, Hersekli MA, Ozalay M, Tandogan R. Primary hydatid disease of the quadriceps muscle: a rare localization. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2003 Jul;123(6):314-6.
  51. Ozkoc G, Akpinar S, Hersekli MA, Ozalay M, Uysal M, Tandogan NR. Type 4 median nerve entrapment in a child after elbow dislocation. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2003 Dec;123(10):555-7.
  52. Ozalay M, Akpinar S, Hersekli MA, Ozkoc G, Tandogan RN. [Arthroscopic assisted biceps tenodesis] Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2003;37(2):144-9.
  53. Ozkoc G, Akpinar S, Hersekli MA, Ozalay M, Tandogan RN. [Arthroscopic treatment of rotator cuff calcifying tendinitis] Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2002;36(5):413-6.
  54. Ozalay M, Akpinar S, Hersekli M, Ozkoc G, Tandogan R. [Suprascapular nerve entrapment at the spinoglenoid notch secondary to a ganglion cyst] Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2002;36(1):84-7.
  55. Hersekli MA, Akpinar S, Demirors H, Cesur N, Tandogan RN. [Diagnostic arthroscopy and mini-open lateral retinacular release in the treatment of excessive lateral compression syndrome] Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2002;36(1):31-4.
  56. Akpinar S, Hersekli MA, Demirors H, Tandogan RN, Kayaselcuk F. Effects of methylprednisolone and betamethasone injections on the rotator cuff: an experimental study in rats. Adv Ther. 2002 Jul-Aug;19(4):194-201.
  57. Demirors H, Kaya A, Akpinar S, Tuncay C, Tandogan RN. Effect of long-term steroid use on prognosis for patients with surgically treated avascular necrosis of the hip. Transplant Proc. 2002 Sep;34(6):2114-8.
  58. Donmez A, Aral E, Arslan G, Tandogan R, Haberal M. Compartment syndrome: an unusual complication of donor hepatectomy. Transpl Int. 2002 Mar;15(2-3):145-6.
  59. Tandogan RN, Demirors H, Tuncay CI, Cesur N, Hersekli M. Arthroscopic-assisted percutaneous screw fixation of select patellar fractures. Arthroscopy. 2002 Feb;18(2):156-62.
  60. Akpinar S, Demirors H, Hersekli MA, Yildirim T, Barutcu O, Tandogan RN. Osteoid osteoma in the base of the coracoid process of the scapula. Excision by anterior approach: a case report. Bull Hosp Jt Dis. 2001;60(1):47-9.
  61. Isiklar ZU, Demirors H, Akpinar S, Tandogan RN, Alparslan M. Two-stage treatment of chronic staphylococcal orthopaedic implant-related infections using vancomycin impregnated PMMA spacer and rifampin containing antibiotic protocol. Bull Hosp Jt Dis. 1999;58(2):79-85.
  62. Tuncay IC, Demirors H, Isiklar ZU, Agildere M, Demirhan B, Tandogan RN. Calcific myonecrosis. Int Orthop. 1999;23(1):68-70.
  63. Tandogan RN, Aydogan U, Demirhan B, Arican A, Yuceturk A. Intra-articular metastatic melanoma of the right knee. Arthroscopy. 1999 Jan-Feb;15(1):98-102.
  64. Yuceturk A, Tuncay C, Isiklar U, Tandogan R. Vascularised bone graft applications in upper extremity problems. Microsurgery. 1998;18(3):160-2.
  65. Tuncay IC, Demirors H, Tandogan R, Isiklar U, Bilgin N. Femoral head necrosis after kidney transplantation.Transplant Proc. 1998 May;30(3):800-1.
  66. Yuceturk A, Isiklar ZU, Tuncay C, Tandogan R. Treatment of scaphoid nonunions with a vascularized bone graft based on the first dorsal metacarpal artery. J Hand Surg [Br]. 1997 Jun;22(3):425-7.
  67. Tandogan R, Hucumenoglu S, Benli T, Aydin E, Yuceturk A. Unusual causes of scapular clicking. Lymphangioma of the thoracic wall and aneurysmal bone cyst of the scapula. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 1997;116(8):516-8.
  68. Benli IT, Tuzuner M, Akalin S, Kis M, Aydin E, Tandogan R. Spinal imbalance and decompensation problems in patients treated with Cotrel-Dubousset instrumentation. Eur Spine J. 1996;5(6):380-6.
  69. Benli IT, Tandogan NR, Kis M, Tuzuner M, Mumcu EF, Akalin S, Citak M. Cotrel-Dubousset instrumentation in the treatment of unstable thoracic and lumbar spine fractures. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 1994;113(2):86-92.
  70. Dacquet V, Varlet A, Tandogan RN, Tahon MM, Fournier L, Jehl F, Monteil H, Bascoulergue G. Antibiotic-impregnated plaster of Paris beads. Trials with teicoplanin. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1992 Sep;(282):241-9.