Dr. F. Demirci graduated from Istanbul Haydarpaşa High School in 1977 and Istanbul Medical Faculty in 1983. He specialized in gynecology and obstetrics at Zeynep Kamil Women’s and Children’s Diseases Training and Research Hospital between 1986 and 1990. In 1990, he became an obstetrician and gynecologist.
Between March, 1990 and December, 1997, he alternately worked as a chief assistant (specialist) at the delivery room, diagnosis and follow-up unit for high-risk pregnancies, and gynecologic surgery and gynecologic oncology surgery units of Zeynep Kamil Women’s and Children’s Diseases Training and Research Hospital.
In December 1997, he started to work as an assistant professor at Duzce Faculty of Medicine of Izzet Baysal University. He achieved the titles of associate professor in November, 2000 and professor in March, 2006. During his working period, he served as a member of the faculty board, member of the university board of directors, and as consultant of the rector. He worked at Istanbul University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Gynecologic Oncology Surgery for for 4 months in 2001 and for 18 months in 2005-2006, şn total 22 months. In 2011, he was entitled to become a subspecialist in Gynecologic Oncology Surgery.
He attanded as a visiting observer at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA (1995). He worked at the Clinics of Gynecology-Obstetrics and Urogynecology at University of Rostock, Schwerin, Germany (February 1999).
Between June 1-December 1, 2009, he received IVF certificate from Yeditepe University Faculty of Medicine, Assisted Reproduction Technology Center.
In France, he received robotic surgery training at IRCAD center, Strasbourg in October 2011 and mesh practise training at Dr. E.Delorme’s Clinic, Chalon sur Saone in 2012.
In October 2004, he became a member of the board of directors of the Turkish Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics. He served in this position for 3 terms until November 2010.
In September 2012, he became a member of the board of directors of the Istanbul Branch of the Turkish Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics. He served in this position until 2016.
In 1997, he became the founding member and general secretary of Turkish Urogynecology & Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery. Between the dates of October 2011 and October 2015, he served as the chairman for 2 terms. He is still a member of the board of directors of this association.
He is a member of Society for Gynecological Endoscopy Association, Society for Gynecologic Oncology, Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Turkish Perinatology Society, European Society for Gynecological Endoscopy (ESGE), Society of European Robotic Gynecologic Surgery (SERGS), International Continence Society (ICS), International Urogynecological Association (IUGA), and Mediterrean Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Society.
In the National Congresses scientific presentation competitions, he received first prize with his study of “Urinary Incontinence Prevalence of Postmenopausal Women in Turkey” (National Urogynecology Congress 1999), second prize with his study of “Bladder Neck Mobility and Urinary Incontinence in Pregnancy and Postpartum Period” (National Urogynecology Congress 2002), seventh prize with his study of “The effect of ethinyl estradiol-cyproterone acetate treatment on homocysteine levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome” (5th National Gynecology and Obstetrics Congress, 2006) and achievement award of histopathological evaluation in postmenopausal uterine bleeding (2nd National National Menopause and Osteoporosis Symposium, 1995).
He became the secretary of the congress in 4 national congresses and 1 symposium and the chairman in 12 meetings. He took part in 54 national congress organizing committees. He served as the chairman, organizer, speaker and training operator in 50 post-graduation trainings. He was invited as a speaker and/or workshop operator to 130 congresses, courses and meetings held in different provinces and Universities.
He carried out operations in various universities and training hospitals for aducational purposes (Zonguldak Karaelmas Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul Kartal Training and Research Hospital, Izmir SSK Tepecik Maternity Hospital, Osmangazi Faculty of Medicine, Erzurum Ataturk University, Faculty of Medicine, Zeynep Kamil Women’s and Children’s Diseases Training and Research Hospital, Goztepe (SSK) Training Hospital, Van Yuzuncu Yil University, Faculty of Medicine, Ege University, Ege Faculty of Medicine, Trakya Faculty of Medicine, Diyarbakir Women’s Diseases and Maternity Hospital, Cumhuriyet University Faculty of Medicine (Sivas), Suleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Medicine (Isparta), RTE University, Facult of Medicine (Rize), Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, Faculty of Medicine, Antalya Training and Research Hospital).
He has 135 published studies, 42 of which are international. His studies have been cited in more than 200 international journals and books. He gave 15 international and 56 national presentations. He wrote one international and 20 national book chapters. In 2016, he edited the book “Atlas of Gynecologic Surgery”, which was translated into Turkish. He edited the special issue of Urogynecology of Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics (2007). Between 2004 and 2012, he served as an assistant editor of the Turkish Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (TJOG). His 21 international articles received TUBİTAK encouragement award for scientific studies.
He has been serving as the referee of 12 journals, six of which are international (Gynecological Surgery, Medical Sciences Monitor, Archives of Gynecolgy and Obstetrics, Gynecologic Obstetrics Investigation, Neurourology and Urodynamics, International Urogynecology Journal). In 2008, he became a member of the board of publication of International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics (Turkey).
He appeared in the international literature with an ultrasonographic diagnostic method and a surgical method developed by him.
In 2002, he was included in the index of “who is who in medicine and healthcare” in US. In 2003, he was included in the list of physicians who contributed to medicine by the “International Biography Center” published in the United Kingdom (Cambridge). In 2011, he was one of the physicians granted with Hippocrates high achievement award by the “American Biographical Institutes (ABI)“.
In 2004, he was elected as a member of the Advisory Board of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO). In 2017, he was elected as a member of Advisory Board of the Mediterrean Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Society.
Fields of interes:
- Urinary incontinence and genital organ prolapses (vagina, uterus, the last portion of the thick intestine), gas-fecal incontinence
- Laparoscopic surgery, hysteroscopy and robotic surgery (closed surgeries)
- Gynecologic Cancer Surgery (uterus, cervix, ovaries and vagina)
- Pregnancy and Delivery
- Genital aesthetics
- Infertility – IVF