Dr.Atilla Buyukgebiz is a graduate of Hacettepe University Medical Faculty Ankara-Turkey, 1979. He made his pediatrics specialty in Hacettepe University Children's Hospital-Ankara Turkey and his pediatric endocrinology trainment in the same hospital and Middlesex Hospital -London under the patronage of Prof.Charles GD Brook. He has been professor of pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology since 1988.
He founded and headed Dokuz Eylul University-Izmir Pediatric Endocrinology and Adolescence department in 1990 and worked between 1990-2006, founded and headed Acibadem Hospital-Istanbul Pediatric Endocrinolgy and Adolescence Department in 2006 and worked between 2006-2009 and founded and headed Istanbul Bilim University Pediatric Endocrinology and Adolescence Department in 2009.
He had been organizer and tutor in ESPE(European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology) winter school 2002, Izmir Turkey; tutor in ESPE winter school 2003 in Minsk- Belarussia , tutor in ESPE winter school 2004 in Vilnius- Litvania and tutor and organizer in ESPE summer school 2008 in Istanbul.
He had been in ESPE council between 2006-2008 and had been elected as ESPE president in 2008.
He has more than 85 SCI indexed papers, and he is editoreal board member of JPEM (journal of pediatric endocrinology and metabolism) since 2002, editoreal board member of PER (pediatric endocrine reviews) since 2007 and associate editor of JPE(journal of pediatric endocrinology) international journals.
He is member and ex president of ESPE (European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology), ISPAD (International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes) and founding member and ex president of Aegean Society for Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes.
He has written pediatric endocrinology chapters in national and international pediatric endocrinology books and main interests are growth, puberty, diabetes and congenital hypothyroidism.
Pediatric endocrinology; Congenital hypothyroidism; Child growth.