Burhan Kanat

Malatya Turgut Özal University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of General Surgery, Turkey

Dr. Burhan Hakan Kanat graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, İnönü University, Turkey, in 2005. He trained in general surgery at the Faculty of Medicine, Fırat University, Turkey, in 2011. He also worked as a specialist at the Elazığ Training and Research Hospital in Turkey. In 2013, he received a Certificate of Surgical Competence from the Turkish Surgery Society. He completed liver transplantation surgery at İnönü University in 2014–2015 and received training in breast-endocrine surgery in 2016. Dr. Kanat also worked at the Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Health Sciences University, Turkey, as an associate professor from 2017 to 2020. Since October 2020, he has worked as an associate professor in the Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Malatya Turgut Özal University, Turkey. As of December-2022 , he has been appointed as a professor to the General Surgery Chair in the same institution. He is a member of the Turkish Surgical Society, International Pilonidal Society, and Turkish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery. Dr. Kanat is the author of more than 100 publications including 10 book chapters. He is also a review board member for several journals.

Burhan Kanat

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Obesity is a disease with high comorbidity and a chronic course. It affects millions of people worldwide and has great economic costs. This book describes the history and development of bariatric surgery, from its emergence in the 10th century to today. It also discusses current techniques and future advancements involving robotics and gene therapy.

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