Namık Kemal University Faculty of Medicine was established on March 17, 2006 under Act No. 5467. Prof. Dr. Murat
DİKMENGİL was appointed as founding Dean on March 16, 2007 by Institution of Higher Education and he retired on
October 16, 2007. Prof. Dr. H. Kadircan KESKİNBORA acted as dean of the faculty between September 25, 2007-July
27, 2009. Prof. Dr. Oguz Aslan ÖZEN , a member of Department of Anatomy, Division of Basic Medical Sciences, has
been appointed as Dean of Faculty on November 12, 2009.
Our faculty has developed rapidly since it was founded. The relevant legislation for Faculty of Medicine was prepared
quickly, faculty departments were established, and faculty members were assigned to the established departments. Our
faculty has gradually developed by the commencement of Basic, Medical and Surgical Sciences Departments and
affiliated Divisions. The faculty continues to recruit academic and administrative staff and works towards the completion
of physical infrastructure. In accordance with article 7/h of Act. No. 2547 of the Council of Higher Education modified by
Act No. 2880 and article 6 of Act No. 2809, it became eligible to open license degree program in 2008-2009 academic
As a result of inspections made by a committee of the Council of Higher Education, the faculty was found to have
appropriate infrastructure and a sufficient number of faculty members, so it was determined that it can train students in its
own facilities and Namık Kemal University Faculty of Medicine began with 21 students in Değirmenaltı Campus of Namık
Kemal University in 2008-2009 academic year. In the following academic year, 31 students were registered to Namık
Kemal University Faculty of Medicine. Currently, the faculty offers education to a total of 252 students in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
and 5th grades. We have 72 Faculty Members (13 Professor, 13 Associate Professor and 50 Assistant Professor), 35
Research Assistant in our faculty.
In November 2008, the hospital which had been constructed as Hospital of Obstetrics and Pediatrics in 1996 and
used as a Hospital of Chest Diseases in recent years was transferred to Namık Kemal University with the protocol signed
by the Ministry of Health. Our University Research and Application Hospital with modern facilities is better with each
passing day outpatient clinics, operating rooms, intensive care, and laboratory services.
In addition, our new University Research and Application Hospital, which was prepared its project, is planned to be
completed in 3 years in Değirmenaltı Campus, which is the basis of the building to be constructed beginning in 2012.
Faculty of Medicine Deanship and Morphology Building has just been completed and put into service. The faculty uses
all its facilities and resources to offer modern medical education and training.