Dr. Leon Saporta who was born in Istanbul in 1961, has graduated from Istanbul University Medical Faculty as 4th. in 1984. Dr. Saporta has become an urologist in 1991 and has been in Israel, UK, Bulgaria and USA to participate into scientific researches on uro-oncology, endoscopic surgery and gynecological urology to improve his education. Results of these common studies have been published in internationally recognized medical journals.
His residency thesis “Testicle involvement in Lepra patients” has been awarded by TUBITAK in Turkey and in UK due to his contributions to the world literature. Also, his endoscopic stone therapy studies that he has performed while preparing for associate professorship degree has been awarded by TUBITAk again.
Leon Saporta has become an Associate Professor in 1996 and Professor in 2001 and founded Urology Department of Maltepe Medical Faculty. Prof. Dr. Leon Saporta has continued his academic carrier as head of the department in the university until 2005 and been in management board of the university and faculty boards; he has been moderator in different congresses and courses in the country and in abroad.
Prof. Dr. Leon Saporta has 55 printed publications including 15 publications in foreign and 40 publications in national journals and 84 declarations including 25 declarations in foreign and 59 publications in national congresses. Furthermore, his different articles and programs have been published in visual and printed media.
Prof. Dr. Leon Saporta still works as a freelance urologist and pursues his professional life in collaboration with his colleagues in consultations and operations as guest lecturer in different hospitals.
Prof. Dr. Leon Saporta speaks English, Hebrew and Spanish and his professional areas of interest are; Endo-urology, Gynecologic urology and especially Greenlight Laser Prostate surgeries.
Dr. Saporta is a member of American Urology and European Urology Associations and an active member Associations of Turkish Urology, Endourology, Pediatric Urology, Andrology, Urooncology and Gynecologic Urology.
PLACE AND DATE OF BIRTH
1978 – 1984: ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY MEDICAL FACULTY (with a honor degree as 4th)
2001-2005: HEAD OF UROLOGY DEPARTMENT OF MALTEPE MEDICAL FACULTY
1987 – 2001: RESIDENCY AND CHIEF RESIDENT IN SISLI ETFAL HOSPITAL
1984 – 1986: COMPULSORY SERVICE IN KAHRAMANMARAŞ FOR 2 YEARS
SPECIAL COURSES AND EXAMS
2005: APPLICABLE LAPAROSCOPY, GATA, ANKARA
2003: TEST TUBE BABY PREPERATION, ISTANBUL
2002: PERCUTANEOUS RENAL SURGERY
1997: CERTIFICATE OF HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT IN MARMARA UNIVERSITY
1996: ASSOCIATE PROFESSORSHIP
1995: EUROPEAN UROLOGY ASSOCIATION URETHRA SURGERY, ISRAEL
1993: HILLEL YAFFE MEDICAL CENTER, ENDOUROLOGY AND GYNECOLOGIC UROLOGY, ISREAL
1991: HILLEL YAFFE MEDICAL CENTER ENDORUOLOGY, RAMAT MARPE HOSPITAL, ESWL, ISRAEL
1983: NEW-YORK, LONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER, INTERNAL DIEASES, USA
1981: JERUSALEM, HADASSAH MEDICAL FACULTY, INTERNAL DISEASES, ISRAEL
INCLUDING 15 PUBLICATION IN FOREIGN AND 40 PUBLICATIONS IN NATIONAL JOURNALS;
55 PRINTED PUBLICATIONS IN TOTAL
INCLUDING 25 DECLERATIONS IN FOREIGN AND 59 PDECLERATIONS IN NATIONAL
JOURNALS; 84 DECLARATIONS IN TOTAL
ENGLISH AND HEBREW (advanced), SPANISH (intermediate)
AREAS OF INTEREST
ENDOUROLOGY, GYNECOLOGIC UROLOGY AND especially GREENLIGHT LASER PROSTATE operations
MEMBERSHIPS TO SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATIONS
AMERICAN UROLOGIC ASSOCIATION, EUROPEAN UROLOGIC ASSOCIATION, TURKISH UROLOGY ASSOCIATION, ASSOCIATION OF ENDOUROLOGY, ASSOCIATION OF PEDIATRIC UROLOGY, ASSOCIATION OF ANDROLOGY, ASSOCIATION OF GYNECOLOGIC UROLOGY, ASSOCIATION OF UROONCOLOGY