Mezun Olduğu Tıp Fakültesi ve Yılı
Gülhane Askeri Tıp Akademisi, Askeri Tıp Fakültesi 1998
Uzmanlık Eğitimi Aldığı Yer ve Yılı
Gülhane Askeri Tıp Akademisi, Haydarpaşa Eğitim Hastanesi 2010
Mesleki Deneyim

GATA Haydarpaşa Eğitim Hastanesi’den uzmanlık 2010 

Uzman Dr -Çorlu Asker Hastanesi 2010-2011

Uzman Dr- Kasımpaşa Asker Hastanesi (2011-2012)

Uzman Dr- GATA Haydarpaşa Eğitim Hastanesi (2013-2014)

Clinical Fellowship- Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore,ABD (Hareket bozuklukları,Parkinson, Epilepsi Cerrahisi, Fonksiyonel Nöroşirürji /2014-2015)

Yardımcı Doç Dr- GATA Haydarpasa Eğitim Hastanesi 2015-2016

Yardımcı Doç Dr, Beyin Cerrahisi Bölümü Klinik İdari ve Eğitim Sorumlusu, Sağlık Bilimleri Üniversitesi Sultan II Abdulhamid Han Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi (2016-2020)

Dr Öğretim Üyesi SBÜ, Hamidiye Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi (2018-2020)

Tıbbi İlgi Alanları

Fonksiyonel Nöroşirurji

DBS-Beyin Pili Cerrahisi (Parkinson hastalığı, distoni, tremor, Tik bozuklukları, Obsesif kompulsif bozukluk)

Epilepsi cerrahisi (Selektif amigdalohipokampektomi, Vagal sinir stimulatörü, Neuropace-rns, multiple subpial transection)

Spastisite cerrahisi (Intratekal baklofen pompa yerleştirilmesi)

Ağrı Cerrahisi 

Spinal Kord Stimülasyonu Ameliyatı, Mikrovasküler Dekompresyon  Oksipital Nevralji, Trigeminal Nevralji, Hemifasiyal Spazm

Pediatrik Nöroşirurji

(Tümör, Kraniosinostozlar, Yenidoğan-çocuk beyin ve omurilik hastalıkları, Nöral tüp defektleri, Yeni doğan kanamalarının endoskopik cerrahi tedavisi, endoskopik hidrosefali tedavisi-ETV, VP şant cerrahisi)

Endoskopik kafa tabanı cerrahisi

Endoskopik hipofiz tümörleri cerrahisi

Endoskopik ventrikül içi tümör cerrahisi

Beyin ve omurilik tümörleri cerrahisi

Kompleks spinal cerrahi (spinal tümör, enstrümantasyon uygulamaları

Boyun, bel, sırt bölgesinin spinal disk hernilerinde mikroskobik  mikrocerrahi tedavileri

Vasküler cerrahi

Beyin anevrizma cerrahisi

Arteriovenöz malformasyon cerrahisi

Kavernom cerrahisi

Periferik sinir sistemi cerrahisi

Periferik sinir sıkışmaları (karpal, ulnar, tarsal tuzaklanmalar )

Periferik sinir tümörleri

Brakial pleksus cerrahisi


Özellikli İşlem

Endoskopik ventrikül içi tümör ve kanamaların cerrahi tedavisi

Endoskopik  prematüre ve yeni doğan kanamaları cerrahi tedavisi

Endoskopik 3. ventrikülostomi ve aquaduktoplasti cerrahisi


Bilimsel Yayınlar

[1] Asir A, Guven, G., Tekin, T., Kutlay, A.M., Çolak, A., Simsek, H., Demircan, M.N.
Three-dimensional versus conventional digital subtraction angiography in the diagnosis of
intracranial aneurysms: case report. Balkan Military Medical Review 2007; 10: 147-9.
[2] Asir A, Simsek H, Kutlay A M, Çolak A, Demircan M N, Çetinkal A, Seçer H İ and
Kaya S. Surgical Stabilization of Multiple Spine Tumors. Balkan Military Medical Review 2007;
10: 95-9.
[3] Atabey C, Gocmen S, Simsek H, Zorlu E, Demircan M N, Colak A and Dinc C. Surgical
results of degenerative spondylolisthesis patients over 70 years old: a single-center experience
and clinical outcomes. Turkish neurosurgery 2012; 22: 534-9.
[4] Çetinkal A, Çolak, A., Aşır, A., Kutlay, A.M., Demircan, M.N., Şimşek, H., Güven, G.
Erişkinlerde triventriküler hidrosefali ve endoskopik üçüncü ventrikülostomi. Türk Nöroşirürji
Dergisi 2007; 17: 149-54.
[5] Çetinkal A, Kutlay, A.M., Çolak, A., Şimşek, H., Aşır, A., Topuz, A.K., Demircan, M.N.
. Vizüel semptomlar ve proptozis ile prezente orbital yayılım gösteren etmoidal osteom: olgu
sunumu. Türk Nöroşirürji Dergisi 2008; 18: 1-4.
[6] Cetinkal A, Colak A, Topuz K, Demircan M N, Simsek H, Berber U, Umur A S, Selcuki
M and Vatansever H S. The effects of meloxicam on neural tube development in the early stage
of chick embryos. Turkish neurosurgery 2010; 20: 111-6.
[7] Colak A, Kutlay, M., Pekkafali, Z., Saracoglu, M., Demircan, N., Simsek, H., Akin, O.
N., Kibici, K. Use of sonography in carpal tunnel syndrome surgery. A prospective study.
Neurologia medico-chirurgica 2007; 47: 109-15.
[8] Colak A, Simsek H and Kaya S. Further modified Taylor retractor for spinal surgery.
Turkish neurosurgery 2013; 23: 590-2.
[9] Colak A, Topuz K, Kutlay M, Kaya S, Simsek H, Cetinkal A and Demircan M N. A less
invasive surgical approach in the lumbar lateral recess stenosis: direct approach to the medial
wall of the pedicle. European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society,
the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine
Research Society 2008; 17: 1745-51.
[10] Demircan M N, Asir A, Cetinkal A, Gedik N, Kutlay A M, Colak A, Kurtar S and Simsek
H. Is there any relationship between proinflammatory mediator levels in disc material and
myelopathy with cervical disc herniation and spondylosis? A non-randomized, prospective
clinical study. European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the
European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research
Society 2007; 16: 983-6.
[11] Eroglu A, Cuce F, Simsek H, Topuz A K and Duz B. Basal cell adenocarcinoma of the
parotid gland with rare scalp metastasis: a case report. Turkish neurosurgery 2015; 25: 177-9.
[12] Eroğlu A, Topuz A K, Simsek H, Dinc C, Demirel D and Ipcioglu O. Investigation of
neuroprotective effects of topiramate as an antiepileptic agent in experimental spinal cord injury
model. Turk J Phys Med Rehab 2016; 62: 1-10.
[13] Gocmen S, Atabey, C., Guven, G., Simsek, H., Colak, A. Management of spinal epidural
lipomatosis: a report of two cases. J Neurol Sci [Turk] 2012; 29: 851-6.
[14] Gocmen S, Topuz A K, Atabey C, Simsek H, Keklikci K and Rodop O. Peripheral nerve
injuries due to osteochondromas: analysis of 20 cases and review of the literature. Journal of
neurosurgery 2014; 120: 1105-12.
[15] Karagöz E, Ulçay A, Şimşek H, Turhan V, Erdem H, Acar A, Oncul O and Gorenek L. A
Rare Case of Brucella Spondylodiscitis Mimicking Lumbar Disc Herniation. Medicine Science
2016; 5(1): 271-4.
[16] Kutlay A M, Çolak, A., Yıldız, Ş., Şimşek, H., Aşır, A., Çetinkal, A., Kaya, S.,
Demircan, M.N. . Nöroşirürjikal enfeksiyonlar ve hiperbarik oksijen tedavisi. Türk Nöroşirürji
Dergisi 2008; 18: 34-41.
[17] Kutlay M, Colak A, Simsek H, Ozturk E, Senol M G, Topuz K and Demircan M N. Use
of ultrasonography in ulnar nerve entrapment surgery--a prospective study. Neurosurgical review
2009; 32: 225-32; discussion 32.
[18] Kutlay M, Colak A, Simsek H, Yildiz S, Topuz K, Kaya S, Cetinkal A and Demircan M.
Antibiotic and hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the management of post-operative discitis. Undersea
& hyperbaric medicine : journal of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc 2008; 35:
427-40.
[19] Kutlay M, Simsek H, Colak A and Demircan M N. Balloon compression technique in the
management of persistent intraoperative intratumoral hemorrhage resulting from stereotactic
biopsy: technical note. Neurosurgery 2010; 66: 334-5; discussion 5.
[20] Kutlay M, Topuz K, Colak A, Simsek H, Cetinkal A and Demircan M N. Management of
disc herniations with bi-radicular symptoms via combined lateral and interlaminar approach.
Neurosurgical review 2010; 33: 97-105.
[21] Onguru O, Duz B, Simsek H, Gunal A and Gonul E. Pituitary macroadenomas (>3 cm) in
young adulthood: Pathologic and proliferative characteristics. Neurol Neurochir Pol 2015; 49:
212-6.
[22] Simsek H, Saglam, O., Malkoc, E., Kaya, S. Oblique MR imaging in cervical spine
surgery. J Clin Anal Med 2015; 6: 660-3.
[23] Simsek H. Intraoperative diagnosis of an anterior sacral meningocele mimicking a giant
ovarian cyst in an adult. Vojnosanitetski pregled 2017, 10.2298/VSP160508364S: 364-.
[24] Simsek H. Anterior Cervical Discectomy And Fusion Solely With PEEK Cages In
Multilevel Cervical Spondylotic Radiculomyelopathy: Single Center Clinical Experience With
58 Consecutive Patients. Medicine Science 2017, 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8612.
[25] Şimşek H, Çolak, A. Answer to the Letter to the Editor of Prof. H.V. Crock concerning
‘‘A less invasive surgical approach in the lumbar lateral recess stenosis: direct approach to the
medial wall of the pedicle’’ (Colak A et al (2008) Eur Spine J 17:1745–1751). European spine
journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity
Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society 2009; 18: 919.
[26] Şimşek H, Eroğlu, M. Beyin cerrahisi hastalıkları ve yanlış uygulamalar. Turkiye
Klinikleri J Fam Med-Special Topics 2013; 4: 17-20.
[27] Şimşek H, Anderson, W.S. A Case of Lung Cancer with Brain Metastases Diagnosed
After Epileptic Seizure. J Clin Anal Med 2015, 10.4328/JCAM.3530.
[28] Simsek H and Anderson W S. Cognitive Impairment After Deep Brain Stimulation
Surgery. Neurosurgery 2015; 77: N12-3.
[29] Simsek H and Colak A. Answer to the Letter to the Editor of Hue Zhang concerning "A
less invasive surgical approach in the lumbar lateral recess stenosis: direct approach to the medial
wall of the pedicle" by A. Colak et al. (2008) Eur Spine J; 17:1745-1751. European spine journal
: official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and
the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society 2015, 10.1007/s00586-015-3909-y.
[30] Simsek H, Colak A, Kaya S, Kutlay M, Cetinkal A, Haholu A and Demircan M N. The
effects of Diesel exhaust particles on neural tube development in the early stage chicken embryo.
Turkish neurosurgery 2012; 22: 77-82.
[31] Simsek H and Eroglu M. Neurosurgical Diseases and Incorrect Applications. Turkiye
Klinikleri J Fam Med-Special Topics 2013; 4: 17-20.
[32] Simsek H, Kutlay M, Colak A, Haholu A, Kaya H, Ozyurt M and Demircan M N.
Concomitant tubercular and fungal cerebellar abscess in an immunocompromised girl. Turkish
neurosurgery 2013; 23: 88-94.
[33] Şimşek H, Sağlam Ö, Zorlu E, Sönmez G, Kendirli M T and Düz B. Impact of
considering occipital nerve blockade in differential diagnosis of headache on cost and workday
loss. Gülhane Tıp Derg 2016; 58: 306-14.
[34] Şimşek H, Yıldızhan A and Çermik H. Phrenic nerve reconstruction by intercostal nerve
neurotization on pigs. Int J Clin Exp Med 2017; 10(3): 4687-95.
[35] Simsek H and Zorlu E. Cystic lesion of the ventriculus terminalis accompanied by split
cord malformation. Spine J 2016, 10.1016/j.spinee.2016.03.053.
[36] Simsek H, Zorlu E, Kaya S and Sahin M A. Late presentation of missed aorta-caval
fistula as arteriovenous malformation following lumbar disc surgery. Spine J 2016; 16: e615-6.
[37] Simsek H., Zorlu E., Bakal O., Akarsu S. and Güney M.S. Continuous intrathecal
baclofen delivery in severely disabling spasticity. Vojnosanitetski pregled 2017,
10.2298/VSP160508039S.
[38] Tekin T, Bayrakli F, Simsek H, Colak A, Kutlay M and Demircan M N. Lumbar epidural
capillary hemangioma presenting as lumbar disc herniation disease: case report. Spine 2008; 33:
E795-7.
[39] Topuz A K and Şimşek H. Kraniovertebral bileşke anomalilerinin tanı yöntemleri ve
tedavi algoritması. Türk Nöroşirürji Dergisi 2013; 23: 150-7.
[40] Topuz K, Colak A, Cemil B, Kutlay M, Demircan M N, Simsek H, Ipcioglu O,
Kucukodaci Z and Uzun G. Combined hyperbaric oxygen and hypothermia treatment on
oxidative stress parameters after spinal cord injury: an experimental study. Archives of medical
research 2010; 41: 506-12.
[41] Topuz K, Colak A, Kaya S, Simsek H, Kutlay M, Demircan M N and Velioglu M. Twolevel
contiguous cervical disc disease treated with peek cages packed with demineralized bone
matrix: results of 3-year follow-up. European spine journal : official publication of the European
Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical
Spine Research Society 2009; 18: 238-43.
[42] Topuz K, Eroglu A, Simsek H, Atabey C, Cetinkal A and Colak A. Demographical
Aspects of Central Large Lumbar Disc Herniation. Turkish neurosurgery 2016; 26: 111-8.
[43] Topuz K, Kutlay A M, Simsek H, Colak A, Kaya S and Demircan M N. Effect of
hyperbaric oxygen therapy on the duration of treatment of spinal tuberculosis. Journal of clinical
neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia 2009; 16: 1572-7.
[44] Topuz K, Kutlay M, Simsek H, Atabey C, Demircan M and Senol Guney M. Early
surgical treatment protocol for sciatic nerve injury due to injection--a retrospective study. British
journal of neurosurgery 2011; 25: 509-15.