Dr. Ali Cem OKTAY


With over a decade of experience in plastic surgery, Dr. Ali Cem Oktay has garnered a reputation for his unwavering commitment to delivering beautiful and transformative results. His extensive training and diverse work experience in prestigious institutions have honed his surgical skills, allowing him to excel in various procedures, from breast augmentation to rhinoplasty and facial rejuvenation. 

Dr. Oktay’s meticulous approach to every surgery and keen aesthetic eye ensure that his patients achieve natural and harmonious outcomes. His dedication to the art and science of plastic surgery has positively impacted countless lives, restoring confidence and enhancing both form and function.


  • Mersin University, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Specialization
  • Mersin University Faculty of Medicine

Work Experience: 

Dr. Ali Cem Oktay has gained extensive experience through his work in various medical institutions, including:

  • Cevre Hospital: As a skilled plastic surgeon, he has enhanced patients’ appearances and self-esteem.
  • NCR International Hospital: Dr. Oktay has provided his expertise in plastic surgery to a diverse patient population, addressing aesthetic and reconstructive needs.
  • Nizip State Hospital: His dedication to patient care has extended to underserved populations, where he has positively impacted individuals requiring plastic and reconstructive procedures.
  • Mersin University Faculty of Medicine Hospital: He has been involved in teaching and mentoring the next generation of medical professionals while continuing to perform surgeries and conduct research.
  • Iskenderun State Hospital: Dr. Oktay has played a crucial role in serving the community’s healthcare needs, applying his plastic surgery skills to a range of cases.

Areas of Interest: 

Dr. Oktay’s areas of specialization encompass a wide array of plastic and reconstructive surgery procedures, including:

  1. Breast Lift: He has expertise in breast lift procedures to restore youthful breast contours and address sagging.
  2. Breast Reduction: Dr. Oktay is skilled in reducing breast size to alleviate discomfort and enhance aesthetics.
  3. BBL (Brazilian Butt Lift) Surgery: Dr. Oktay offers Brazilian Butt Lift procedures to enhance the shape and volume of the buttocks, providing patients with a more contoured and balanced appearance.
  4. Breast Augmentation: He offers breast augmentation surgeries to enhance breast size and shape.
  5. Nose Aesthetics (Rhinoplasty): Dr. Oktay has a keen eye for refining the nasal profile through rhinoplasty.
  6. Gynecomastia: He specializes in treating gynecomastia, a condition involving male breast enlargement.
  7. Liposuction: Dr. Oktay provides liposuction to contour and sculpt various body areas.
  8. Tummy Tuck: He is experienced in abdominoplasty procedures to achieve a flatter, more toned abdomen.
  9. Arm Lift: Dr. Oktay offers arm lift surgeries to address excess skin and achieve more youthful arm contours.
  10. Leg Lift: He specializes in thigh lift procedures to enhance leg aesthetics.
  11. Face Lift: Dr. Oktay can rejuvenate facial features through facelift surgeries.
  12. Eyelid Aesthetic: He provides eyelid aesthetic procedures to refresh and rejuvenate the eyes.


  • Turkish Medical Association
  • Turkish Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Association

Foreign Language:

  • English

Scientific Activities: 

Dr. Oktay actively participates in scientific events and conferences to stay updated with the latest advancements in plastic and reconstructive surgery, including:

  • “All About Nose” Winter Symposium – Turkish Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Association (TPRECD) / 2020
  • “Palate-Lip Clefts Eastern Mediterranean Regional Meeting” – TPRECD / 2020
  • “Closed Atraumatic Rhinoplasty Course” / 2019
  • “XII. Rhinoplasty and V. Facial Aesthetics Course” – TPRECD / 2019
  • “23rd National Congress of the Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery” / 2019
  • “Wound Management and Current Treatment Approaches Symposium” – TPRECD / 2018
  • “TPRECD 40th National Congress” / 2018
  • “XI. Assistant School” – TPRECD / 2018
  • “TPRECD Winter Symposium” / 2016
  • “TPRECD 37th National Congress” / 2015

Publications and Papers: 

Dr. Oktay has contributed to the field of plastic surgery through research and publications, including:

  • “Chemotherapeutics in Basal Cell Cancer Treatment: Our Experience with the Use of Vismodegib” (Co-authored)
  • “Additional Cartilage Grafts in the Management of Auriculocephalic Angle in Microtia Repair” (Co-authored)
  • “Fanconi: A Case of Squamous Cell Carcinoma on the Background of Oral Lichen Planus in a Patient with Aplastic Anemia” (Co-authored)
  • “Thoracodorsal Artery Perforator of Exposed Pacemakers Reconstruction with Flaps” (Co-authored)
  • “Myelomeningocele Dorsal in Reconstruction of Defects: Intercostal Artery Perforator Use of Flaps” (Co-authored)
  • “Giant Lipoma Case in the Intermuscular Plane” (Co-authored)
  • “Vascular Reconstruction of Basal Cell Cancer Case with Bone Involvement in the Malar Region: Use of Calvarial Bone Flap and Skin Island on Separate Branches” (Co-authored)
  • “Lower Extremity in Reconstruction: Use of Subscapular System Flaps” (Co-authored)

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Zeyna Aslan

Zeyna Aslan, a medical writer at Hayatmed Clinic, brings 13 years of experience in the field. She excels in creating clear, engaging content that educates and informs. Zeyna's expertise spans across plastic surgery and hair transplant procedures. Her work helps potential patients understand their options and make informed decisions. At Hayatmed Clinic, Zeyna's dedication to quality content plays a vital role in converting visitors into satisfied patients. see profile on linkedin


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