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ASSOC. PROF. MELİH ÜÇER, MD

Neurosurgery

E-Mail: hastane@biruni.edu.tr
Phone: 444 8 276

ASSOC. PROF. MELİH ÜÇER, MD

Education

University of Wisconsin Brain and Neurosurgery Clinic
Neurosurgery Residency Training
2017, Madison/USA

Bakırköy Mental and Neurological Diseases Hospital
Neurosurgery Residency Training
2014, Istanbul/Turkey

Mersin University Faculty of Medicine
Medical Doctor Residency Training
2007, Mersin/Turkey

Experience

Istanbul Kanuni Sultan Suleyman Training and Research Hospital
2014-2021, Istanbul/Turkey

Istanbul Bakirkoy Mental and Neurological Diseases Hospital
2008-2014, Istanbul/Turkey

Corlu State Hospital
2007-2008, Corlu/Turkey

Scientific Memberships

Turkish Neurosurgical Society
Turkish Spine Society
EUROSPINE
Turkish Medical Association

Scientific Publications

1. Onen, M. R., Moore, K., Cikla, U., Ucer, M., Schmidt, B., Field, A. S., & Baskaya, M. K. (2018). Hypertrophic olivary degeneration: neurosurgical perspective and literature review. World neurosurgery, 112, e763-e771.
2. Hanalioglu, S., Sahin, B., Sahin, O. S., Kozan, A., Ucer, M., Cikla, U., … & Baskaya, M. K. (2019). Effect of perioperative aspirin use on hemorrhagic complications in elective craniotomy for brain tumors: results of a single-center, retrospective cohort study. Journal of neurosurgery, 132(5), 1529-1538.
3. Aydın, A. L., Sasani, M., Sasani, H., Üçer, M., Hekimoğlu, M., Öktenoğlu, T., & Özer, A. F. (2020). Comparison of two minimally invasive techniques with endoscopy and microscopy for extraforaminal disc herniations. World Neurosurgery, 144, e612-e621
4. Tacyildiz, A. E., Bilgin, B., Gungor, A., Ucer, M., Karadag, A., & Tanriover, N. (2021). Dentate Nucleus: Connectivity-Based Anatomic Parcellation Based on Superior Cerebellar Peduncle Projections. World Neurosurgery, 152, e408-e428.
5. Üçer, M. (2021). Minimally Invasive Approach Toward Percutaneous Direct Pars Repair: An Observational Study. World Neurosurgery, 146, e1301-e1306.
6. Dogan, I., Ucer, M., & Başkaya, M. K. (2018). Microsurgical resection of tuberculum sellae meningioma via pterional craniotomy with extradural anterior clinoidectomy and optic unroofing. Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base, 79(S 02), S218-S218.
7. Üçer, M., Taçyıldız, A. E., Aydın, I., Kayran, N. A., & Işık, S. (2021). Observational Case Analysis of Neonates With Large Cephalohematoma. Cureus, 13(4).
8. Sayyahmelli, S., Ucer, M., & Baskaya, M. K. (2018). Microsurgical gross total resection of a WHO grade II cerebellopontine angle ependymoma in an adult. Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base, 79(S 05), S426-S427.
9. Taçyıldız, A. E., Akıncı, C., Güler, T. M., Demirkol, H., Üçer, M., & Çekmen, B. (2021). Neurosurgical analysis of logging accidents: An observational study. Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery, 25, 101167.
10. Okay, O., Dalgic, A., Yildirim, A. E., Ucer, M., Uckun, O., Baydin, S., … & Gungor, A. (2021). Endoscopic Untethering of Tight Filum Terminale: An Operative Technique. Turk Neurosurg, 31(1), 73-75.
11. Dogan, I., Bozkurt, M., Kahilogullari, G., Yakar, F., Zaimoglu, M., Bakirarar, B., … & Caglar, Y. S. (2018). Is a unilateral surgical approach effective in patients with bilateral leg pain with unilateral lumbar disc herniation? A prospective nonrandomized clinical and surgical study. World neurosurgery, 117, e316-e322.
12. Kayran, N. A., Üçer, M., & Ofluoğlu, A. E. (2021). Effıcıency Of Sılver-Coated Tıtanıum Alloy Screws In The Preventıon Of Implant-Assocıated Infectıons. The Journal Of Turkish Spinal Surgery, 32(2), 84.
13. Ozaydin, B., Ucer, M., Cikla, U., & Pyle, G. M. (2019). Translabyrinthine Approach to Vestibular Schwannomas. In Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery (pp. 135-150). Springer, Cham.
14. Sayyahmelli, S., Kina, H., Ucer, M., Salamat, M. S., & Baskaya, M. K. (2018). Frontal lobe intracerebral schwannoma mimicking metastatic lesion in a patient with papillary thyroid carcinoma. Journal of surgical case reports, 2018(8), rjy212.
15. Melih Ücer, M., Aydin, I., Tacyildiz, A. E., Dogan, I., & Emel, E. (2018). Surgical outcomes of decompressive laminectomy by transspinous approach for degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis. Magnetic resonance imaging, 68(1618).
16. Gross Total Resection of Chordoid Glioma of the Third Ventricle via Anterior Interhemispheric Transcallosal Transforaminal Approach at Two Stages
I Dogan, M Ucer, MK Başkaya – Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base, 2018
17. AYDIN, A. L., & ÜÇER, M. (2021). The Effect of Tenosynovectomy on Patient ID Outcome in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Surgery. İstanbul Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Tıp Dergisi, 13(1), 36-41.
18. Ucer, M., Akbaş, A., Ekşi, M. Ş., Erkan, B., Demirgil, B. T., & Güngör, A. (2020). “Suspended Duraplasty”: A technique for type 1 Chiari malformation resistant to initial surgical therapy. Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery, 21, 100703.

Medical Fields of Interest

Spine and Spinal Cord Surgery,
Degenerative Spine Surgery,
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery,
Deep Brain Stimulation (Parkinson’s Disease),
Spinal Cord Stimulation,
Spinal Deformity,
Scoliosis,
Kyphosis,
Spine and Spinal Cord Tumor Surgery,
Spine and Spinal Cord Infection Surgery,
Spine and Spinal Cord Trauma Surgery,
Neuro-oncological Surgery,
Neurotrauma Surgery.

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