Utku Kandemir

MD

Orthopedic surgeon
Lecturer and moderator for courses nationwide

About me

Dr. Utku Kandemir is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and treating injuries caused by trauma. His areas of expertise include reconstructive and complex joint trauma, pelvic trauma, and sports injuries affecting the hip, knee or shoulder.

Kandemir's research focuses on fractures and joint biomechanics.

A native of Turkey, Kandemir completed his medical degree as well as residencies in internal medicine and orthopedic surgery at the Hacettepe University Medical School in Ankara, Turkey. He completed a research fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and a clinical trauma fellowship at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.

Kandemir volunteers his medical skills at San Francisco high school football games.

  • Education

    Hacettepe University School of Medicine, 1993

  • Residencies

    Hacettepe University Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1995

    Hacettepe University Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery, 2001

  • Board Certifications

    Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Academic Title

    Professor

  • Languages

    Turkish

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