CAN OBEK - Acıbadem Healthcare Services



Urology, Uro-oncology, Robotic Surgery



Profession: Urology, Uro-oncology, Robotic Surgery
Spoken Languages: Turkish, English
Translation: Available in 20+ languages

Professor Dr. Can Öbek is a renowned specialist in urologic oncology in Turkey, with more than 25 years of experience in urological cancer treatment. He is currently part of Acibadem University and Urology Department at Acibadem Taksim Hospital, equipped with the latest hi-tech devices for urology available worldwide. In 1999, he had a fellowship at University of Miami Medicine School, Department of Urology. In 2003, he had a clinical fellowship at University of Washington Medical Center, Department of Urology. He focused on endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery.


Years of Experience


Uro-Oncology Surgery


Laparoscopic / robotic prostatectomy


Laparoscopic / robotic nephrectomy

Special fields of interests

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Benign Prostate Enlargement


Extensive experience and highly refined surgical skills make all the difference in beating urological diseases. Acıbadem removes treatment limitations by applying novel strategies. Acıbadem offers extensive urology services to patients from curing cancer to restoring fertility, treating kidney stones to addressing pediatric urology; Acıbadem urology experts deliver touches to all aspects of life. Acıbadem Urology Department is composed of multiple subspecialty-trained urologists like urological oncology, pediatric urology, andrology, endourology, and women urology. No matter which treatments and technology a patient requires, our center is outfitted with the specialized equipment necessary to provide patients, including robotic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, MR-guided prostate biopsy, Rezum, HoLEP, lutetium-177 PSMA, ESWL, ESWT, flexible ureteroscopy and so on.

Acıbadem Department of Urology has in-depth knowledge, experience, and advanced health technologies for treating urological cancers. Acıbadem Urology Team has pioneered the adoption of novel diagnostic techniques and minimally invasive treatments for prostate, kidney, and bladder cancers and a wide range of urological disorders. In Turkey and neighboring regions, the first laparoscopic radical nephrectomy operation (2002) and the first laparoscopic radical prostatectomy operation (2003) was performed by Acıbadem Urology Team. What’s more, it performed the first robotic urology surgeries in 2006 in the region.


I returned home to my home country a few days after the surgery, and I started to feel good in only a matter of days. Within a week, I was able to get back to my most important daily routines. Many thanks to Prof. Can Öbek, Acıbadem Hospital, and all staff. I am so grateful for the way things turned out

Partial Nephrectomy Surgery
Kidney Cancer


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