Dr. Koray GUMUS, MD, FEBOphth, received his Doctorate of Medicine with high honours from Hacettepe University School of Medicine in Ankara, Turkey in 2000. He completed an ophthalmology residency in the Department of Ophthalmology at Hacettepe University School of Medicine in Ankara, Turkey in 2004. Following residency training, he joined the faculty of the Department of Ophthalmology at Erciyes University School of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey in 2005. He worked with Prof. Stephen C. Pflugfelder and completed a postdoctoral research fellowship program in Ocular Surface Center at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas between 2009 and 2010. He was promoted to Associate Professorship in 2011 and currently works in the Department of Ophthalmology at Erciyes University School of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey. He is board certified by the European Board of Ophthalmology, Turkish Board of Ophthalmology and International Council of Ophthalmology. He worked as a co-editor in the Erciyes Medical Journal between 2007 and 2012. He currently serves as an editorial board member of “World Journal of Clinical Cases” and “Journal of Ocular Diseases and Therapeutics” and “Journal of Ophthalmology” Dr. Gumus is an appointed member of several national and international committees. He serves as a board member of the International Ocular Surface Society (IOSS), founder and coordinator of the Young Ophthalmologist (YO) Committee of Turkish Ophthalmology Society (TOS) and TCOD-YO advisory board member of international examinations. He’s also been working as a consultant, trainer and speaker for medical device and pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Gumus is an active member of American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) International Ocular Surface Society (IOSS), Turkish Ophthalmology Society (TOS), Turkish Ophthalmology Society – Young Ophthalmologist Committee, Turkish Republics Ophthalmology Society. Academically, Dr. Gumus has authored over 40 peer-reviewed journal publications and book chapters primarily in the field of ocular surface diseases. Additionally, he is a reviewer for several prestigious ophthalmology journals.
Corneal and ocular surface diseases (keratoconus, dry eye, blepharitis, meibomian gland dysfunction, allergic conjunctivitis, corneal infections, pterygium and etc.) Contact lens applications Cataract and Refractive surgery (Excimer LASER, phacic IOL implantation, refractive lensectomy) Corneal & limbal transplantation