Professor Dr. Yavuz Basterzi was born in İzmir in 1974.

In 1991, he completed his first medical education in Gazi University, Faculty of Medicine and in 1997 Dr. Bastardi started his professional career as an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of Mersin University in 2004 after completing his specialty education at the Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Department of Gazi University Faculty of Medicine between 1998 -2003.

He was invited in 2007 to participate in the “Baylor Collage of Medicine”, one of the best centers in the United States, to improve his experience and knowledge in craniomaxillofacial surgery where he worked with Dr. Larry Hollier for two months.

He received the title of Professor in 2015 for Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery . In 2012 his application to become a Oral Jaw and Facial Surgery Specialist, newly established by the Ministry of Health, was approved by the Cloister Expert Board and he was entitled to also specialise in Oral Jaw and Facial Surgery.

He continues his academic studies as an instructor at the Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery at Bahcesehir University Medical Faculty.

ASSOCIATIONS

Turkish Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Association, Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, International Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS), Turkish Photography Art Federation, Federation Internationale de L’art Photographique (FIAP)