MD, Dermatology Specialist, Hair Transplant Surgeon
Dr. Ekrem Civas is a Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology and is considered as one of Turkey’s leading specialists in hair restoration. He graduated from Faculty of Medicine of Dicle University and completed his residency in dermatology in 1999.
He developed an interest in the field of Aesthetic Dermatology and Dermatological Surgery. In his quest to acquire more practice and knowledge in the field, he trained in United States and Canada as a hair surgeon. He also practiced and learned new techniques in various clinics in Poland, Sweden and Spain
While working as a dermatologist at Ankara Numune Hospital in 2003, he simultaneously opened his own private practice in Ankara. In 2007, Dr. Civas left the Department of Dermatology at Ankara Numune Hospital to focus on his own practice full time.
Dr. Ekrem Civas is a Board-Certified doctor in Dermatology. He was also awarded the prestigious ABHRS Diploma, one of the most renowned diplomas in the field of hair surgery, by the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS).
He is the first doctor in Turkey to become a member of the Fellows of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (FISHRS) by fulfilling the necessary requirements in the field of hair surgery.
Dr. Civas is not just a meticulous, detail-oriented dermatologist but also a published academician and teaching instructor. He became the first doctor in Turkey to be certified by the ABHRS to become an Advanced Board Review Course Instructor.
He is known for his extensive research work on hair transplantation and dermatology and has published numerous papers on a national and international level. He regularly attends conferences around the world to teach and to keep himself up to date about the latest technologies and innovative advancements in the field of hair transplantation.
He was promoted to Associate Professor of Dermatology in 2021.
During his research, Dr. Civas compared 3 different instruments in FUE Hair Transplantation to shed light on the FUE limitations. He also identified the appropriate candidate profile with his study on the detection of follicular unit damage. The study was presented at the ESHRS (European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery) Madrid meeting and published in the journal of “Hair Transplant Forum International”.
Dr. Civas has published a book, 5 book chapters, 40 scientific articles and 22 scientific posters. He has participated in 79 national and international congresses as an educator, speaker and chairman.
He is married and has two children.
Dr. Civas is the first Turkish Surgeon to be certified with the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS),which is one of the most prestigious diplomas in hair surgery in the world.
For the first time in the world, by comparing three different FUE instruments, Dr. Civas determined the damages of FUE. His work shed light on the limitations of FUE and helped in determining the appropriate candidate for FUE. His research was presented in ESHRS (European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery) conference held in Madrid and was also published in the ISHRS journal (International Society of Hair Surgery).
Dr. Civas is the second person in the world to research hair transplantation for Alopecia Areata, and his research was published as a scientific paper. His work on techniques of hair transplantation on scars on the scalp, beard, eyebrows, and moustache as a result of burn accidents and their case studies were recognized as part of the large-scale series works in the ISHRS congress in Boston.
He wrote a chapter on “Vascular Lesions: Nd-YAG Use” in a book about Nd YAG laser use that was published and printed by Nova Publisher in America.
He is the head editor of the special issue of “Hair Transplant” in one of Turkey’s most prestigious scientific medical journals called Turkish Clinics Journal, which is the first book on hair transplantation to be published in Turkey.
Dr. Civas served as head moderator of the “Hair Transplantation Course”, held for the first time at the 21st Prof. Dr Lütfü Tat Dermatology Congress.