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Kaan Orhan

Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Clinical Dentistry

Ankara University, Turkey


Professional biography:

Kaan Orhan is a Professor of DentoMaxilloFacial Radiology at the Ankara University, Faculty of Dentistry, where he serves as a faculty in Dentomaxillofacial Radiology Department, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

Dr. Orhan was born in 1976. He received his degree in 1998 and completed his Maxillofacial radiology residency studies at the Osaka University Faculty of Dentistry in Osaka, Japan. In 2004, he started his academic career in Ankara University as a consultant at the Faculty of Dentistry. Between 2004-2006, he worked as Maxillofacial consultant and lecturer in the same University. He became an associate professor in 2006 and a full-time professor in 2012. 2007-2010, he was the chairman of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology Department, Near East University, Cyprus and also still continuing as a faculty in Dentomaxillofacial Radiology Department, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

He has over 150 international publications on peer-reviewed journals, and received over 2000 citations from his studies with an h index 23. He has over 50 Turkish national publications as well. He particularly made significant contributions in the Maxillofacial Radiology. He has been invited to give many lectures in national and international scientific meetings. He served as the chairman of Research and Scientific Committee in European Academy of DentoMaxillofacial Radiology between 2008-2012 and he was elected for the Vice president position (2012-2014) and then served as the “President of EADMFR”. He is also serving in the Research and Scientific com in IADMFR. He is a fellow of Japanese Board of DentoMaxillofacial Radiology, European Head and Neck Radiology Society (ESHNR), European society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology (ESRMB), Turkish Magnetic Resonance Society and Turkish Neuroradiology and Head and Neck Radiology Society. He also served as a Board member of specialization committee in Ministry of Health and served as the recognition of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology specialty in Turkey.

He is co-editor of journals; “Radiology”and “Oral Radiology and also in the editorial board of many journals including “Oral Surgery Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiol”, “Radiology”and “BMC Medical Imaging ”, “Journal of Radiation and Radiation Thereapy” and also serving as reviewer more than 50 different journals on his field.

On January, 2019 Professor Orhan was presented with the TUMS Distinguished Visiting Professor Title for the duration of 2019-2022 by Head of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Department, TUMS School of Dentistry.