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Dr. Umit Akpinar

Hair Transplantation Specialist Dermatologist

Dr. Umit Akpinar

Dr. Umit Akpinar About

MD, Dermatology Specialist, Hair Transplant Surgeon

Dr. Ümit Akpınar was born in Erzurum. After graduating from Prof. Dr. İlhan Kılıçözlü Science High School in Kırşehir in 2008, he was accepted to Faculty of Medicine of Hacettepe University; the best school of Medicine in Turkey. In 2014, he received the Hacettepe Faculty of Medicine Prof. Dr. Şeref Zileli Student of the Year Award. Dr. Akpınar graduated as a high honor student from the Department of Medicine of Hacettepe University in 2015. He was one of the top 6 doctors in Turkey in the 2016 Medical Specialty Exam.

In 2016, Dr. Akpınar started his specialty training in Dermatology at Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital. He was appointed to Bartın State Hospital as a dermatology specialist to complete his compulsory public service. Once completed, he joined the Civas Hair and Dermatology Center and started to practice as a dermatology specialist and a hair transplant surgeon.

Over the course of his career, Dr. Akpınar has acquired extensive knowledge about hair loss and hair transplant surgery. As a dermatologist, he combined knowledge on hair loss with practical hair transplant surgery experience and has achieved extremely successful results. He has seen, studied, treated, and advised thousands of patients dealing with hair loss problems. Using the latest technology, innovative techniques and a modern approach, Dr. Akpınar has performed hundreds of successful hair transplant surgeries.

When he is not in the operating theater, Dr. Akpınar likes to focus on academic research and studies on hair loss treatment and hair transplant surgery. He is also a published academician with many articles that shed light on new developments in the world of dermatology, hair loss treatment and hair transplantation.

Areas of interest: Hair Health and Diseases, Hair Surgery, Hair Transplantation, Dermatosurgery


  • 2008-2015 Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, English Department
  • 2016-2019 Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Dermatology Department
  • 2019-2020 Ankara City Hospital, Dermatology Department


  • 2015-2016 Narman State Hospital - General Practitioner - Emergency Medicine
  • 2016-2019 Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Dermatology Department -Residency
  • 2019-2020 Ankara City Hospital, Dermatology Department - Residency
  • 2020-2022 Bartın State Hospital, Compulsory Public Service - Dermatology Specialist
  • 2020 - Civas Hair and Dermatology Center - Dermatology Specialist, Hair Transplant Surgeon


  1. Selenium in the Supplement as the Probable Cause of Hair Loss and Nail Dystrophy. Ekrem Civaş MD, Ümit Akpınar MD, J Cosmet Dermatol. 2023;00:1-3
  2. Akpinar U, Gur Aksoy G, Hayran Y, Firat Oguz E, Yalcın B. Serum levels of Survivin in Patients with Psoriasis and Their Relation to Disease Characteristics. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2022 Apr;21(4):1721-1726. doi: 10.1111/jocd.14318. Epub 2021 Jul 10. PMID: 34197671.
  3. Yorulmaz A, Hayran Y, Akpinar U, Yalcin B. Systemic Immune-Inflammation Index (SII) Predicts Increased Severity in Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis. Curr Health Sci J. 2020 Oct-Dec;46(4):352-357. doi: 10.12865/CHSJ.46.04.05. Epub 2020 Dec 31. PMID: 33717509; PMCID: PMC7948012.
  4. Hayran Y, Allı N, Akpınar Ü, Öktem A, Yücel Ç, Fırat Oguz E, Turhan T. Serum Galectin-3 Levels in Patients with Psoriasis. Int J Clin Pract. 2021 Oct;75(10):e14545. doi: 10.1111/ijcp.14545. Epub 2021 Jun 29. PMID: 34137138.
  5. Civas E, Aksoy B, Akpinar U. Chronologic Improvement in Hair Yield with Follicular Unit Excision with Changes in Punch Devices: A 10-year Experience of a Single Center. Dermatol Ther. 2022 Apr;35(4):e15340. doi: 10.1111/dth.15340. Epub 2022 Feb 8. PMID: 35092124.
  6. Hayran Y, Yalçın B, Akpınar U. Evaluation of Demographic, Clinical and Laboratory Characteristics of Patients Followed with Herpes Zoster. Ankara Eğt. Arş. Hast. Derg., 2020; 53(1/ek cilt) : S33-S40 The study was approved by the Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital Ethics Committee. (Decision dated 06.09.2018 and numbered E-18-2180). DOI: 10.20492/aeahtd.671329
  7. Akpınar Ü, Civaş E, Çuhadar Güler A. Approach to Scalp Scars. Bostanci S, editor. scar 1st Edition. Ankara: Turkey Clinics; 2022. p.59-62.
  8. Akpınar Ü, Civaş E. Innovations in Cicatricial Alopecia. Erdogan FG, editor. New Approaches in Hair and Nails. 1st Edition. Ankara: Turkey Clinics; 2021. p.34-7.
  9. Akpınar Ü, Gür Aksoy G. Laboratory Diagnosis in Venereal Diseases. Aydogan K, editor. Current Approaches in Venereology. 1st Edition. Ankara: Turkey Clinics; 2021. p.102-5


  1. Akpınar Ü, Artüz F, Hayran Y. KLİPPEL-TRENAUNAY SYNDROME Case Poster Presentation. 23rd Prof.Dr. A. Lütfü Tat Symposium 22-26 November 2017, Ankara/TURKEY
  2. Akpınar Ü, Çakmak S, Tamer E, Yalçın B. Nevus Spilus Case Poster Presentation. 23rd Prof.Dr. A. Lütfü Tat Symposium, 22-26 November 2017, Ankara/TURKEY
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