Professor Mustafa Karahan M.D. is an internationally active Orthopedic Surgeon working mainly on Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery, Shoulder Surgery and Arthroscopy. He is currently Adjunct Professor of Orthopedics in Acibadem University, Istanbul where he is actively involved in CASE (Center for Advance Simulation and Training) After his graduation from Hacettepe University in Ankara, Dr. Karahan completed his residency in Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey.
He worked in Marmara University from 1988 to 2012 until achieving full Professorship of Orthopedics. He has founded Marmara University Sports Sciences and Health Research Center in Istanbul in 2004. He implemented a teaching method on Arthroscopic Surgery on bovine knee. Currently, the center is working mainly on Sports Prevention and Return to Sports issues.
Dr. Karahan is an Executive Board Member of ESSKA and is the Editor of ESSKA Academy, the online teaching portal of ESSKA. He is the vice Chair of the Publication Committee of ISAKOS.
He has published more than 70 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, has over 150 scientific presentations. He has authored in book chapters led by “Effective Training of Arthroscopic Skills”. He is an Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM), Journal of Arthroscopy and KSSTA.