Kaan Orhan, DDS MSc MHM PhD, BBAc is a Professor of DentoMaxilloFacial Radiology at the Ankara University, Faculty of Dentistry, where he serves as a faculty in Dentomaxillofacial Radiology Department, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey, and also Visiting Professor at the OMFS-IMPATH Research Group, Department of Imaging and Pathology, University of Leuven, Belgium.

Dr. Orhan received his dental degree in 1998 and completed his PhD and Maxillofacial radiology residency studies in 2002 at the Osaka University Faculty of Dentistry in Osaka, Japan and Ankara University, Faculty of Dentistry. In 2004, he started his academic career in Ankara University as a consultant at the Faculty of Dentistry. Between 2004-2006, he worked as Maxillofacial consultant and lecturer in the same University. He became an associate professor in 2006 and a full-time professor in 2012. 2007-2010, he was the founder and the chairman of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology Department, Near East University, Cyprus and also still continuing as a faculty in Dentomaxillofacial Radiology Department, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

He has over 200 SCI international publications on peer-reviewed journals, and received over 2000 citations from his studies with an h index 25. He particularly made significant contributions in the Maxillofacial Radiology. He has been invited to give many lectures in national and international scientific meetings. He served as the chairman of Research and Scientific Committee, European Academy of DentoMaxillofacial Radiology between 2008-2012 and he was elected for the Vice president position (2012-2014) and then as the President for the same academy. He is also serving in the Research and Scientific com in IADMFR. He is a fellow of Japanese Board of DentoMaxillofacial Radiology, European Head and Neck Radiology Society (ESHNR), European society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology (ESRMB), Turkish Magnetic Resonance Society. He is also serving a Board member of specialization committee in Ministry of Health and served as the recognition of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology specialty in Turkey. He is editor of “Radiology:Open Access”and “Oral Radiology”, “BMC Medical Imaging” and also  in the editorial board of many journals including “ Clincal Oral Investigations”, “Oral Surgery Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiol”, “Radiology:Open Access” and “Oral Radiology”, Journal of Radiation and Radiation Thereapy and also serving as reviewer more than 50 different journals on his field including Oral Surgery Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiol”, Dentomaxillofacial Radiology, World Journal Surgical Oncology, Quintessence International, Journal of Forensic Dental Sciences, Clinical Anatomy. Besides, He is co-author and contributor of eight books both in English and Turkish.


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