• 1993

    In 1993, he graduated from Adana Science High School.
  • 1999

    He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine in 1999. In the same year, he started to work at SSK Okmeydani Training and Research Hospital Orthopedics and Traumatology Clinic. He had the opportunity to work with Dr. Mehmet Altun, Dr. Mehmet Uğur Özbaydar and Selçuk Örsel, at the Okmeydani Orthopedics Clinic, which is one of the few centers in the arthroscopic shoulder-knee surgery field of that period. In 2004 , he completed his medical specialty training.
  • 2004

    In 2004-2005, he started to work at the Erzincan Military Hospital to complete his military duty. From this period onwards, he began to perform surgical treatments in the arthroscopic shoulder-knee surgery field. He attended the courses organized in the Arthroscopy field and became member of associations.
  • 2005

    At the end of 2005 joined the Manus Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery group. He started to serve in the fields of orthopedic trauma and sports traumatology within the group. He studied in the Microsurgery-Traumatic Hand Surgery fields within the group under the supervision of Dr. Levent Yalçın and Prof. Dr. Mehmet Alp. During this period, he completed the trainings of the AO Fracture Treatment Group, which is worldwide accepted, & became an AO licensed and
    instructor. He applied treatments in minimally invasive fracture surgery field.
  • 2012

    Until the end of 2012, he served as a full-time or consultant physician in the fields of orthopedic trauma, sports traumatology, shoulder and knee surgery, in all institutions where Manus Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery group served.
  • 2013

    He established the Shoulder Surgery Department at Liv Hospital Ulus. Taner Bekmezci played an important role in the establishment and development of this department and served as a consultant orthopedic surgeon.
  • 2014

    He started to work as an Assistant Professor in Bahcesehir University Faculty of Medicine.
  • March 2015

    He completed his training in MAKOplasty (Robotic Knee and Hip prosthesis) at the Nicholson Center in Orlando, Florida.
  • May 2015

    As he was awarded the Degenerative Joint Fellowship of the European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA), to increase his experience in sports injuries, he worked at Evangelisches Krankenhous under the supervision of Prim. Univ. Dose. Dr. Thomas Müellner.
  • November 2015

    In 2015, he started to work in Acibadem Taksim Hospital in order to establish Department of Sports Injuries. He set up the Department of sports injuries and managed the department. During the time he worked as a consultant shoulder surgeon, he increased the quality and recognition of the department.
  • October 2017

    As of October 2017, he continues studies and treatments in the fields of calcification, sports injuries and fracture treatments of shoulder, knee and hip joints, in his office in the Vital Fulya Plaza.

    Journals listed in SCI-SCI Expanded-SCI Emerged and Index Medicus:

  • Altan E, Ozel O, Ozbaydar MU, Bekmezci T. Endobutton Fixation Technique for Multifragmented Coronoid Fractures. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2016 Dec;20(4):137-140.
  • Cepni SK, Aykut S, Bekmezci T, Kilic A. A minimally invasive fixation technique for selected patients with fifth metacarpal neck fracture. Injury. 2016 Feb 11. pii: S0020-1383(16)00056-5. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2016.01.034. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Bekmezci T, Altan E. Management and Prognostic Factors for Delayed Reconstruction of Neglected Posterior Shoulder Fracture-Dislocation. Arch Trauma Res. 2015 Dec 1;4(4):e29903. doi: 10.5812/atr.29903. eCollection 2015 Dec.
  • Guzelant AY, Sarıfakioğlu AB, Gonen AK, Ozbaydar MU, Bekmezci T, Adas M, Tonbul M. Massive retracted irreparable rotator cuff tears: What is the effect of conservative therapy? Turkish Journal of Geriatrics 2014; 17(3): 234-41.
  • Tonbul M, Adas M, Bekmezci T, Kara AD. Intra-articular polyacrilamidehydrogel injectionsare not innocent. Case Rep Orthop. 2014;2014:150709. doi: 10.1155/2014/150709. Epub 2014 Aug 13.
  • Bekmezci T, Baca E, Kocabaş R, Kaynak H, Tonbul M. Early results of treatment with expandable intramedullary nails in tibia shaft fractures]. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2005;39(5):421-4.
  • Bekmezci T, Baca E, Kaynak H, Kocabaş R, Tonbul M, Yalaman O. Early results of treatment with expandable intramedullary nails in femur shaft fractures. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2006;40(1): 1-5.
  • Orsel S, Altun M, Bekmezci T, Tonbul M, Yalaman O. Early results of medial opening wedge osteotomy in varus gonarthrosis. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2006;40(3):193-8.
  • Ozbaydar MU, Bekmezci T, Tonbul M, Yurdoğlu C. The results of arthroscopic repair in partial rotator cuff tears. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2006;40(1):49-55.
  • Ozbaydar MU, Tonbul M, Bekmezci T, Yurdoglu C. The results of arthroscopic Bankart repair with suture anchors. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2005;39(5):425-31
  • Bekmezci T, Tonbul M, Kocabaş R, Yalaman O. Early treatment results with expandable intramedullary nails in lower extremity shaft fractures. Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2004 Apr; 10(2):133-7
  • Yimaz MR, Bek S, Bekmezci T, Gökduman C, Solak A AS. Malignant triton tumor of the lumbar spine.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2004 Sep 15;29(18):E399-401
  • Other Journals:

  • Erdem MN, Oltulu İ, Karaca S, Erken Y, Bekmezci T, Aydoğan M. Treatment of Thoracic Dısc Hernıatıons Wıth Posterıor Transforamınal Thoracıc Interbody Fusıon.The Journal of Turkish Spinal Surgery. 2014; 25(4):265-70.
  • Alp M,Yalcın L, Bekmezci T, Şener B, Kasabalıgil. Covering Tissue Defects of Hand and Fingers with Venous Island Flap. Turkiye Klinikleri J orthop & Traumatol-Special Topics 2009;2(2):32-37
  • Yalçın L, Alp M, Kasabalıgil A, Şener B, Bekmezci T. Nail Bed Level Replantations. Turkiye Klinikleri J Orthop & Traumatol-Special Topics 2009;2(2):57-62
  • Alp M, Şener B, Yalçın L, Bekmezci T, Kasabalıgil A. Basic Knowledges and Techniques in Tendon repairing, Turkiye Klinikleri J Orthop & Traumatol-Special Topics 2011;4(2):1-8
  • Tonbul M, Bekmezci T,Ozbaydar MU, Altun M, Yalaman, Ankle Joint Arthroscopy; 17 cases short term results. Arthroplasty-ArthroscopicSurgery Vol. 15, No:1 (31-35), 2004
  • Muğrabi S, Bekmezci T, Çepni SK, Polat H Conservative treatment of the plantar fasciitis. 26th National Congress of Orthopedic and Traumatology ( Oct 25-30,2016 Antalya)
  • Muğrabi S, Bekmezci T, Polat H, Çepni SK. Surgical treatment of the callus located on 5th finger. 26th National Congress of Orthopedic and Traumatology ( Oct 25-30,2016 Antalya)
  • Muğrabi S, Bekmezci T, Polat H. Results of the intramedullary plate fixation of the Type 3 Bunionette. 26th National Congress of Orthopedic and Traumatology ( Oct 25-30,2016 Antalya)
  • Muğrabi S, Bekmezci T, Polat H, Çepni SK, Kılınç A. Technical prevention of the postoperative pain after Morton Neuroma Surgery. 26th National Congress of Orthopedic and Traumatology ( Oct 25-30,2016 Antalya)
  • Bekmezci T, Altan E, Çepni SK, Muğrabi S, Aykut S, Kılıç A. Early treatment results MIPO with deltoid split approach; calcar screw dilemma. 9th Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery ( Mar 24-26, 2016 Adana)
  • Bekmezci T, Aykut S, Muğrabi S, Çepni SK, Aydoğan M, Kılıç A. Neoadjuvant denosumab for GCT treatment; friend or foe? 9th Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery ( Mar 24-26, 2016 Adana)
  • Bekmezci T, Şener B, Muğrabi S. Early MİPO Fixation of AO 43-C3 Fractures. Istanbul Meeting of Orthopaedics and Traumatology ( April 17-20, 2014-Istanbul)
  • Bekmezci T, Baloğlu R, Kılınç A, Muğrabi S, Haklar U. Reduction and fixation of the complex proximal humerus fracture dislocation. Istanbul Meeting of Orthopaedics and Traumatology ( April 17-20, 2014-Istanbul)
  • Kılınç A, Bekmezci T, Muğrabi S. Results of the intramedullary fixation of fifth metacarpal neck fractures. Istanbul Meeting of Orthopaedics and Traumatology ( April 17-20, 2014-Istanbul)
  • Altan E, Orman O, Aydın BK, Senaran H, Bekmezci T. Arthroscopic treatment of synovial chondromatozis. 8th Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (Mar 19-22, 2014-İzmir)
  • Bekmezci T, Altan E, Management and prognostic factors for delayed reconstruction of neglected posterior shoulder fracture-dislocation. 8th Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery ( Mar 19-22, 2014-İzmir)
  • Bekmezci T, Demirpehlivan E, Sener B, Alp M, Yalcın L. Humeral head restoration on neglected posterior shoulder dislocation-Case Discussion. 6th Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (Mar 25-28.2010 Ankara)
  • Kocabaş R, Tonbul M, Bekmezci T, Yalaman O. Early results of open reduction and internal fixation on distal humerus intraarticular fractures. 3rd Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery ( Mar 31-Apr 03.2004 Ankara)
  • Özbaydar MU, Altun M, Bekmezci T, Örsel S. Selective capsular shift repair on anterior glenohumeral instability cases. 18th Congress of National Orthopaedics and Traumatology (Oct 18-23.2003 Istanbul)
  • Özbaydar MU, Altun M, Bekmezci T, Yalaman O. Arthroscopic bankart repair with degradable cannulated taqs. 2nd Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (Mar 06-09.2002 Izmir )
  • Örsel S, Bekmezci T, Altan E. Solution of the flexion contracture which was occured at treatment of permanent patellar dislocation; tuberculum superiorization. 10th Congress of Sports
  • Traumatology Arthroscopy and Knee surgery (Oct 12-16.2010 Antalya )
  • Tonbul M, Özbaydar MU, Yılmaz MR, Bekmezci T. Conservative treatment results on thorocolomber vertebra fractures. 18th Congress of National Orthopaedics and Traumatology (Oct 18-23.2003 Istanbul)
  • Kocabaş R, Bekmezci T, Altun M, Yalaman O. Treatment results of long bones shaft fractures with intramedullary expandeble nails. 18th Congress of National Orthopaedics and Traumatology (Oct 18-23.2003 Istanbul)
  • Bekmezci T. Affect of the Preoperative planning for Fracture Treatment. AO Travma Course -Basic Principles in Fracture Management. (June 17-20, 2017 Istanbul Turkey)
  • Bekmezci T. Proximal Humerus Fractures. AO Travma Course -Basic Principles in Fracture Management. (June 17-20, 2017 Istanbul Turkey)
  • Bekmezci T. Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques. AO Travma Course -Basic Principles in Fracture Management. (June 17-20, 2017 Istanbul Turkey)
  • Bekmezci T. Instructor. 4 th European Basic Arthroscopy Course/ESSKA. (April 21-22, 2017 Istanbul Turkey)
  • Bekmezci T. Arthroscopic Bankart Repair. 13th Turkish Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy and Knee Surgery (TUSYAD) Congress ( Nov 22-26,2016 Istanbul)
  • Bekmezci T. Treatment and Diagnose of the OCD of the Knee. 26th National Congress of Orthopedic and Traumatology ( Oct 25-30,2016 Antalya)
  • Bekmezci T. Treatment and Diagnose of the Calcified Tendinitis of the Shoulder. 26th National Congress of Orthopedic and Traumatology ( Oct 25-30,2016 Antalya)
  • Bekmezci T. Glenohumeral Joint Arthroscopy. 11 th Shoulder Cadaveric Course. (Oct 7-8,2016 Izmir)
  • Bekmezci T. Frozen Shoulder. Panelist. 9th Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (Mar 24-26, 2016 Adana)
  • Akalın Y. Bekmezci T. Treatments dilemmas of the rotator cuff tears. Moderator. 8th Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (Mar 19-22, 2014-İzmir)
  • Bekmezci T. Fractures of Patella and Olecranon-Tension Band Technique, AO Travma Course - Principles in Fracture Management. Jan 21-24, 2012 Ankara Turkey
  • Çil A. Bekmezci T. Anatomy and Instability of Elbow. Modaretor. 7th Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (Mar 25-28.2012 Istanbul)
  • Özkan M. Bekmezci T. Scientific Free Papers. Modaretor. 7th Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (Mar 22-24.2012 Istanbul)
  • Yüksel Ö. Bekmezci T. Scientific Free Papers. Modaretor. 6th Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (Mar 25-28.2010 Ankara)
  • Diğer Yayınlar:
  • Alp M, Türker T, Bekmezci T. El Bileği Yaralanmaları, Beasley’in El Cerrahisi. WR Beasley. Çed Kömürcü M, Kürklü M. 174-199
  • Özbaydar M, Altan E, Bekmezci T. Sporcularda Rotator Manşet Sorunları, A’dan Z’ye Rotator Manşet. Karahan M, Akgün M 217-224
  • Mar 30-31,2006 Arthroscopy Course, 15th Princeples in Knee Arthroscopy (Antalya)
  • Nov 3-4, 2006 Arthroscopy Course, 5th Principles in Ankle Arthroscopy (Antalya)
  • Jan 26-30,2007 AO Course , Princeples in Operative Fracture Management (Ankara)
  • June18-22,2007 AO Course, Advances in Operative Fracture Management (Antalya)
  • June 8-9,2007 ArthroscopyCourse, 9th Advances in Knee Arthroscopy (Ankara)
  • Sep 18-22, 2007 Microsurgery, 1st Princeples in Microsurgery (İstanbul )
  • July 11-12, 2010 Elbow Arthroscopy Course (Antalya)
  • July 27-28, 2012 Arthrex Shoulder Arthroscopy Course (Munich)
  • June 15-18, 2013 AO Trauma Masters Course (Istanbul)
  • Dec 12-13, 2014 Princeples of Total Hip Arthroplasty (Istanbul)
  • Jan 30-31, 2015 Shoulder Course, Solutions from Arthroscopy to Arthroplasty (Istanbul)
  • March 13, 2015 MAKOplasty Partial Knee Arthroplasty Surgical Training Program (Orlando)
  • March 13, 2015 MAKOplasty Total Hip Arthroplasty Surgical Training Program (Orlando)
  • March 18-19, 2016 Robotic and Conventional Unicondylar Knee Arthroplasty (Istanbul)
  • Oct 13-14, 2016 Arthrex Hip Arthroscopy Course (Munich)