Op. Dr. Meltem Çilingir

About Us


She was born in Istanbul in 1970 and graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Medicine in 1985. Following her graduation, she embarked on her specialized medical training at Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, specializing in Pathology. After completing a one-year assistantship in Pathology, she pursued her strong passion for plastic surgery and successfully passed the relevant exams, subsequently beginning her professional journey at Ankara SSK Training and Research Hospital Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinic. During her specialized training at this esteemed clinic, recognized as one of Turkey’s most reputable and busiest plastic surgery centers, she acquired invaluable expertise, particularly in reconstructive procedures for congenital anomalies, trauma cases, tumors, and post-burn deformities.

In 1998, she obtained her board certification in plastic surgery and subsequently assumed a specialist position at Haydarpaşa Numune Training and Research Hospital in Istanbul. In 2002, she further expanded her knowledge and skills in facial and breast aesthetic surgeries through an enriching experience at the McCarthy Clinic, a renowned institution in the field of plastic surgery affiliated with New York University School of Medicine.
In 2003, she joined the medical team at Istanbul Medipol Hospital, where she performed a multitude of plastic surgeries over the course of four and a half years. Since 2009, she has been running her own private practice, providing expert care in the field of plastic surgery.