Prof. Dr. Bilgi Baca, MD

getImgGeneral Surgery,

Department of Surgery

Acibadem University, Atakent Acibadem Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey

Born: October 7th, 1972, Ankara, Turkey

Study of Medicine (1990 – 1996): University of Istanbul, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul, M.D. 26-7-1996

Residency of Surgery (1997-2003): University of Istanbul, Cerrahpaşa Medical School, Istanbul

Clinical Affiliations

(2004-2009): Fellow of General Surgery at the University of Istanbul, Cerrahpaşa Medical School, Istanbul.

(2009-2010): Research Scholar at the Department of Colorectal Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

(2009-2014): Associate Professor of General Surgery at the University of Istanbul, Cerrahpaşa Medical School, Istanbul.

(2014- ): Associate Professor of General Surgery at the Acibadem University, Atakent Acibadem Hospital, Istanbul.

Marital Status: Married, one son.

Special Areas of Interest: Management of colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery, robotic surgery, bariatric surgery, esophagus surgery.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Original article

  1. Saribeyoglu K, Baca B, Hamzaoglu I, Pekmezci S, Karahasanoglu T, Hamzaoglu H. Does becaplermin (platelet-derived growth factor-BB) reverse detrimental effects of ischemia on colonic anastomosis? Dis Colon Rectum 2003;46:516-20.
  1. Karahasanoglu T, Onur E, Baca B, Hamzaoglu I, Pekmezci S, Boler DE, Kilic N, Altug T. Spiral tacks may contribute to intra-abdominal adhesion formation. Surg Today 2004;34:860-4.
  1. Hamzaoglu I, Baca B, Boler DE, Polat E, Ozer Y. Is umbilical flora responsible for wound infection after laparoscopic surgery? Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2004;14:263-7.
  1. Selçuk D, Demirel K, Özer H, Baca B, Hatemi İ, Mihmanlı İ, Korman U, Öğüt G. Comparison of virtual colonoscopy with conventional colonoscopy in detection of colorectal polyps. Turk J Gastroenterol. 2006;17:288-93.
  1. Baca B, Boler DE, Onur E, Akca O, Hamzaoglu I, Karahasanoglu T, Erdamar S, Atukeren P, Dirican A. Icodextrin and Seprafilm® do not interfere with colonic anastomosis in rats. Eur Surg Res 2007;39:318-23.
  1. Saribeyoglu K, Pekmezci S, Baca B, Zengin K, Karatas A, Kılıç İE, Çarkman S, Özcevik H, Aydogan F, Eyuboglu E, Sirin F. Laparoscopy offers diagnosis and treatment in abdominal stab injuries. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2007;17:396-401.
  1. Pekmezci S, Kaynak K, Sarıbeyoğlu K, Memişoğlu K, Kurdal T, Kol E, Erenler Kılıç I, Baca B, Eyüboğlu E, Şirin F. Thoracoscopy in the diagnosis and treatment of thoracoabdominal stab injuries. Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2007;13:36-42.
  1. Baca B, Selçuk D, Kılıç İE, Erdamar S, Salihoğlu Z, Hamzaoğlu İ, Karahasanoğlu T. The contributions of virtual colonoscopy to laparoscopic colorectal surgery. Hepatogastroenterology 2007;54:1976-82.
  1. Saribeyoğlu K, Pekmezci S, Korman U, Kol E, Baca B, Günay S. Selective laparoscopic adhesiolysis in the management of acute and chronic recurrent adhesive bowel obstruction. Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 2008;14:28-33.
  1. Baca B, Aytaç E, Apaydın BB, Onur E, Kılıç İE, Erdamar S, Uslu E, Uzun H, Köksal S. Mechanical bowel preparation with different solutions in selective left colonic ischemia/reperfusion injury. Am J Surg 2008;196:418-24. Epub 2008 Mar 26.
  1. Uras C, Baca B, Boler DE. Circular stapled hemorrhoidopexy: experience of a single center with 445 cases. World J Surg 2008;32:1783-1788. Epub 2008 Jun 14.
  1. Salihoglu Z, Demiroluk S, Baca B, Ayan F, Kara H. Effects of pneumoperitoneum and positioning on respiratory mechanics in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients during Nissen fundoplication. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2008;18:437-40.
  2. Aydogan F, Saribeyoglu K, Simsek O, Salihoglu Z, Carkman S, Salihoglu T, Karatas A, Baca B, Kucuk O, Yavuz N, Pekmezci S. Comparison of the electrothermal vessel-sealing system versus endoclip in laparoscopic appendectomy. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech 2009;19:375-8.
  3. Salihoğlu Z, Baca B, Köksal S, Hamzaoğlu IH, Karahasanoğlu T, Avci S, Ozben V. Analysis of laparoscopic colorectal surgery in high-risk patients. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2009;19:397-400.
  1. Baca B, Özben V, Böler DE, Onur E, Hamzaoğlu I, Karahasanoğlu T, Erdamar S, Atukeren P, Dirican A. Effect of corticosteroid dose and duration of administration on colonic anastomosis. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2010;16:2162-7.
  1. Karahasanoglu T, Hamzaoglu I, Baca B, Aytac E, Kirbiyik E. Impact of increased body mass index on laparoscopic surgery for rectal cancer. Eur Surg Res. 2011;46:87-93.
  1. Hamzaoglu I, Karahasanoglu T, Baca B, Karatas A, Aytac E, Kahya AS. Single-port laparoscopic sphincter-saving mesorectal excision for rectal cancer: report of the first 4 human cases. Arch Surg. 2011;146:75-81.
  1. Karahasanoglu T, Hamzaoglu I, Aytac E, Baca B. Transvaginal assisted totally laparoscopic single-port right colectomy. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2011;21:255-7.
  1. Karahasanoglu T, Hamzaoglu I, Baca B, Aytac E, Erenler I, Erdamar S. Evaluation of diverting ileostomy in laparoscopic low anterior resection for rectal cancer. Asian J Surg. 2011;34:63-8.
  1. Baca B, Beart RW Jr, Etzioni DA. Surveillance after colorectal cancer resection: a systematic review. Dis Colon Rectum. 2011;54:1036-48.
  1. Onur E, Paksoy M, Baca B, Akoglu H. Hyperbaric oxygen and N-acetylcysteine treatment in L-arginine-induced acute pancreatitis in rats. J Invest Surg. 2012;25:20-8.
  1. Karahasanoglu T, Hamzaoglu I, Baca B, Aytac E, Erguner I, Uras C. Robotic surgery for rectal cancer: initial experience from 30 consecutive patients. J Gastrointest Surg. 2012;16:401-7.
  1. Erguner I, Aytac E, Baca B, Hamzaoglu I, Karahasanoglu T. Total laparoscopic approach for the treatment of right colon cancer: a technical critique. Asian J Surg. 2013;36:58-63.
  1. Erguner I, Aytac E, Boler DE, Atalar B, Baca B, Karahasanoglu T, Hamzaoglu I, Uras C. What have we gained by performing robotic rectal resection? Evaluation of 64 consecutive patients who underwent laparoscopic or robotic low anterior resection for rectal adenocarcinoma. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2013;23:316-9.
  • Case report

  1. Gorgun E, Onur E, Baca B, Apaydin B, Yavuz N, Sirin F. Laparoscopic repair of an internal supravesical hernia: a rare hernia causing small bowel obstruction. Surg Endosc 2003;17:659. Epub 2003 Feb 10.
  1. Durgun AV, Baca B, Ersoy Y, Kapan M. Stump appendicitis and generalized peritonitis due to incomplete appendectomy. Tech Coloproctol 2003;7:102-4.
  1. Ertem M, Baca B, Dogusoy G, Erguney S, Yavuz N. Thoracoscopic enucleation of a giant submucosal tumor of the esophagus. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2004;14:87-90.
  1. Paksoy M, Boler DE, Baca B, Erturk S, Kapan S, Bavunoglu I, Sirin F. Laparoscopic transgastric resection of a gastric lipoma presenting as acute gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2005;15:163-5.
  1. Baca B, Karahasanoglu T, Saribeyoglu K, Arica P, Kol E. Late complication of diaphragmatic gunshot injury: appendix perforation due to colon incarceration. Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2007;13:70-73.
  1. Baca B, Hamzaoğlu I, Karahasanoğlu T, Hamzaoğlu HO. Laparoscopic treatment of pyogenic liver abscess complicating Crohn’s disease: a case report. Turk J Gastroenterol 2007;18:58-61.
  1. Hamzaoğlu I, Karahasanoğlu T, Aytaç E, Karataş A, Baca B. Transumbilical totally laparoscopic single-port Nissen fundoplication: A new method of liver retraction: The Istanbul Technique. J Gastrointest Surg 2010;14:1035-9.
  1. Karahasanoglu T, Hamzaoglu I, Baca B, Aytac E. Hybrid laparo-endoscopic single port transperitoneal right adrenalectomy. Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2012;21:59-62.
  1. Böler DE, Baca B, Uras C. Laparoscopic resection of colonic lipomas: When and why?

Am J Case Rep. 2013;14:270-5.

  1. Tutar O, Kocak B, Velidedeoglu M, Baca B, Dikici S, Nurili F, Kantarci F. Small bowel intussusception in a pregnant woman with Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome. Scott Med J. 2014;59:e9-13.
  • III. Book chapter
  1. Vukasin P, Baca B, Beart RW. Stapling in Colorectal Surgery. Operative Surgery of the Colon, Rectum and Anus, ed: Madoff R. (Book in Press).
  • Letter to the editor

  1. Baca B, Gonenc M, Hamzaoglu I, Karahasanoglu T. Randomized clinical trial comparing epidural anaesthesia and patient-controlled analgesia after laparoscopic segmental colectomy (Br J Surg 2003; 90: 1195-1199). Br J Surg. 2004 Jan;91:125; author reply 125.
  1. Dobrucali A, Baca B. Is metallic clip application reliable for perforations of the stomach caused by EMR? Gastrointest Endosc. 2004 Oct;60(4):669-70; author reply 670-1.
  • Presentations

  1. Ertem M, Baca B, Ergüney S, Yavuz N, Paksoy M. Thoracoscopic enucleation of a giant leiomyoma of the esophagus. 3rd Mediterenean Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Congress, October 22-25, 2003, Istanbul/Turkey.
  1. Paksoy M, Böler D, Ertürk S, Kapan S, Tüfekçi I, Ertem M, Şirin F, Baca B. Laparoscopic resection of gastric lipoma presenting as acute gastrointestinal hemorrhage: a case report. 3rd Mediterenean Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Congress, October 22-25, 2003, Istanbul/Turkey.
  1. Ertem M, Paksoy M, Baca B. Laparoscopic repair of a recurrent ventral hernia after unsuccessful laparoscopic repair. 3rd Mediterenean Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Congress, October 22-25, 2003, Istanbul/Turkey.
  1. Baca B, Hamzaoğlu I, Hamzaoğlu HO. Laparoscopic treatment of pyogenic liver abscess due to Crohn’s disease. Falk Symposium No 134. Trends and Controverses in IBD-Evidence Based approach or Individual Management? June 12-13, 2003, Berlin/Germany.
  1. Hamzaoğlu İ, Baca B. Laparoscopic treatment of ulcerative colitis in urgent conditions. Falk Symposium No 134. Trends and Controverses in IBD-Evidence Based approach or Individual Management? June 12-13, 2003, Berlin/Germany.
  1. Yavuz N, Paksoy M, Ayan F, Ertem M, Tortum O, Ergüney S, Baca B. Laparoscopic practices in colorectal malignancies. 3rd Mediterenean Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Congress, October 22-25, 2003, Istanbul/Turkey.
  1. Uras C, Baca B, Aydoğan F, Atasoy D. Skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction with definitive anatomical implants. 7th Milan Breast Cancer Conference, June 15-17, 2005, Milano/Italy.
  1. 8. Baca B, Selçuk D, Kılıç IE, Hamzaoğlu İ, Karahasanoğlu T, Salihoğlu Z, Erdamar S. The contributions of preoperative virtual colonoscopy to laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery. XXI. Biennial Congress of International Society of the University of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, June 25-28, 2006, Istanbul/Turkey.
  1. Uras C, Baca B, Böler DE. Circular stapler hemorrhoidopexy: five year experience of a surgical team and long term outcomes of 353 patients. XXI. Biennial Congress of International Society of the University of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, June 25-28, 2006, Istanbul/Turkey.
  1. Sarıbeyoğlu K, Pekmezci S, Korman U, Baca B, Karataş A, Çarkman S, Kılıç I, Eyüpoğlu E. Laparoscopic management of adhesive intestinal obstruction. 7th European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, September 6-9, 2006, Malmö/Sweden.
  1. Baca B, Şen B, Kılıç IE, Zengin K, Sarıbeyoğlu K, Pekmezci S, İpek T, Eyüpoğlu E. Laparoscopic treatment of incarcerated and strangulated hernia. 7th European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, September 6-9, 2006, Malmö/Sweden.
  1. Aydogan F, Kucuk GO, Karatas A, Baca B, Zengin K, Saribeyoglu K, Carkman S, Pekmezci S, Eyuboğlu E. Laparoscopic apendectomy with Ligasure. 7th European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, September 6-9, 2006, Malmö/Sweden.
  1. Sarıbeyoğlu K, Karatas A, Baca B, Carkman S, Zengin K, Aydogan F, Pekmezci S, Eyuboğlu E. Diagnostic and therapeutic laparoscopy in abdominal stab injuries. 7th European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, September 6-9, 2006, Malmö/Sweden
  1. Hamzaoglu I, Karahasanoğlu T, Baca B, Kılıç İE. Laparoscopic treatment of Crohn’s disease: single surgical team experience. SAGES 2007, Annual Scientific Session & Postgraduate Courses, Las Vegas, Nevada, US, April 18-22, 2007.
  1. Hamzaoğlu I, Karahasanoğlu T, Baca B, Kılıç İE. Single surgical team experience from Turkey for ulcerative colitis. SAGES 2007, Annual Scientific Session & Postgraduate Courses, Las Vegas, Nevada, US, April 18-22, 2007.
  1. Karahasanoğlu T, Hamzaoğlu İ, Baca B, Kılıç İE. Laparoscopic surgery in colorectal cancers: experience with 57 patients. SAGES 2007, Annual Scientific Session & Postgraduate Courses, Las Vegas, Nevada, US, April 18-22, 2007.
  2. Aytaç E, Salihoglu Z, Demirkaya A, Baca B, Kaynak K, Karahasanoğlu T, Hamzaoğlu I. Difficult intubation due to chronical hiccup: A case report. 18th World Congress of the IASGO, October 8-11, Istanbul, Turkey, 2008.
  3. Sarıbeyoğlu K, Baca B, Aytac E, Ozben V, Mızraklı T, Çarkman S, Karatas A, Aydoğan F, Pekmezci S. Laparoscopic diagnosis and treatment of abdominal stab injuries. 10th European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, May 13-17, Antalya, Turkey, 2009.
  4. Pekmezci S, Saribeyoğlu K, Baca B, Aytac E, Kaynak K, Mizrakli T, Ozben V. Thoracoscopy in the diagnosis and treatment of thoracoabdominal stab injuries. 10th European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, May 13-17, Antalya, Turkey, 2009.
  5. Baca B, Saribeyoglu K, Aytac E, Aydogan F, Carkman S, Karatas A, Teksoz S, Tasci Y, Karaca FC, Yavuz N, Pekmezci S. Laparoscopic appendectomy: Our experience in 1075 cases. 10th European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, May 13-17, Antalya, Turkey, 2009.
  6. Aytac E, Saribeyoglu K, Baca B, Ozben V, Mizrakli T, Yavuz N, Pekmezci S. Laparoscopic management of peptic ulcer perforation. 10th European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, May 13-17, Antalya, Turkey, 2009.
  7. Hamzaoglu I, Karahasanoglu T, Baca B, Karatas A, Aytac E, Kahya AS. Single-Port Laparoscopic Treatment of Sigmoid Volvulus. 3rd Joint European NOTES Workshop, September 24-26, Barcelona, Spain, 2009.
  8. Hamzaoglu I, Karahasanoglu T, Baca B, Karatas A, Aytac E, Kahya AS. Single-Port Laparoscopic Sphincter Saving Mesorectal Excision for Rectal Cancer: Report of the First Four Human Cases”, 3rd Joint European NOTES Workshop, September 24-26, Barcelona, Spain, 2009.

24. Aytaç E, Karahasanoğlu T, Hamzaoğlu I, Baca B. Is Body Mass Index a Factor Affecting Preoperative and Early Postoperative Complications in Laparoscopic Rectal Cancer Surgery? 12th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. April 14-17, National Harbor, Maryland, US, 2010.