Mahmut Nedim Doral
Prof. Mahmut Nedim Doral, MD is internationally recognized for his expertise in orthopaedic sports medicine.
He has authored over 150 scientific articles (more than 70 international and 100 national publications) in peer-reviewed journals & over 15 book chapters in internationally published books and he acts as a referee in 5 international and 4 national journals.
His last book "Sports Injuries: Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation" was published by Springer at 2011. His major research interests are in sports injuries and rehabilitation, arthroscopic and endoscopic surgery, basic science research in tendon injuries and knee arthroplasty since 1984.
He is the director of Hacettepe University Sports Medicine Center since 1995. He is board member (2003-2009), program committee member and membership committee chairman (2007-2011) of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) and at scientific board of European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA). He also currently serves as Executive Council of Turkish National Olympic Committee.
Dr. Doral served as the President of Turkish Society of Orthopaedics & Traumatology (TOTBID) (2010-2011). He was the Past President of European Federation of Orthopaedic Sports Traumatology (EFOST) (2000-2003), Asia-Pacific Knee Society (APKS / Knee Section of APOA) (2004-2006) and Turkish Society of Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy and Knee Surgery (2002-2004), and the Past-Chief of Staff/Medical Committee Turkish Federation of National Basketball Team.
He is the founder and current President of Turkish Society of Sports Traumatology. He was honoured with distinguished visiting Professor in University of Pittsburgh School of Engineering in 2006 and Kentucky University in 2009.