Expertise in medicine
Thesis Title: The Relationship Between Quality of Life and Psychiatric Symptoms in Adolescents with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Familial Mediterranean Fever (2012)
Thesis Advisor: NURAY KANBUR

Thesis Title: Evaluation of the Relationship Between Pubertal Gynecomastia and Androgen Receptor CAG Repeat Polymorphism
Thesis Advisor: ORHAN DERMAN

Hacettepe University/Department of Child Health and Diseases

Dr. Sami Ulus Gynecology, Child Health and Diseases Training and Research Hospital

EXPERT DR (2014-2017)
Hacettepe University/Child Health Institute/Adolescent Health

EXPERT DR (2017-2018 )
Ankara Batıkent Private Medical Park Hospital-Child Health and Diseases

Child Health and Diseases
Adolescent Health
Physical growth and sexual development in adolescents,
Psychosocial development in adolescents,
short stature,
growth retardation,
Menstrual irregularities and menstruation problems in adolescents (frequent menstruation, infrequent menstruation, amenorrhea, excessive menstruation, painful menstruation),
polycystic ovary syndrome,
Hirsutism- Hair growth,
Pubertal problems (early puberty, late adolescence),
Breast problems in girls
Gynecomastia (breast enlargement in men),
Scrotal problems in adolescents,
vaginal discharge,
Sexually transmitted diseases,
Pubertal problems in adolescents with physical and mental disabilities
Eating and nutritional disorders in adolescents (Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, etc.),
Bone health in adolescents
Treatment non-adherence in adolescents with chronic disease,
school failure,
sexual identity differentiation,
Athlete health and nutrition,
Substance use (Smoking, alcohol and other substances).

1. Neonatal Resuscitation Program Practitioner Certificate, Hacettepe University, Certificate, 25.11.2008 -27.11.2008 (National)

Publications Produced from Graduate or Medical Specialization Theses

1. Yasemin Düzçeker, Nuray Ö Kanbur, Erkan Demirkaya, Orhan Derman, Lakshmi N Moorthy, Seza Ozen. Quality of life measures and psychiatric symptoms in adolescents with systemic lupus erythematosus and familial Mediterranean fever. Int J Adolesc Med Health 2014;26(4):541-9. doi: 10.1515/ijamh-2013-0332

1. Kepenekli E, Soysal A, Yalindag-Ozturk N, Ozgur O, Ozcan I, Devrim I, Akar S, Bakir M; Turkish PICU-HCAI Study Group. 1.    Healthcare-Associated Infections in Pediatric Intensive Care Units in Turkey: a National Point-Prevalence Survey.
Jpn J Infect Dis. 2015;68(5):381-6. doi: 10.7883/yoken.JJID.2014.385. Epub 2015 Mar 13.PMID: 25791987

2. Sinem Akgül , Melis Pehlivantürk-Kızılkan, Sine Örs , Orhan Derman , Yasemin Düzçeker , Nuray Kanbur . Type of setting for the inpatient adolescent with an eating disorder: Are specialized inpatient clinics a must or will the pediatric ward do? Turk J Pediatr 2016;58(6):641-649. doi: 10.24953/turkjped.2016.06.010.

3. Sinem Akgül , Ayfer Alikaşifoğlu , Alev Özon , Nazlı Gönç , Yasemin Düzçeker , Sine Örs , Orhan Derman , Nuray Kanbur . Can having a sibling with type 1 diabetes cause disordered eating behaviors? J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2018 Jul 26;31(7):711-716. doi: 10.1515/jpem-2017-0533.

4. Sinem Akgül , Yasemin Düzçeker , Nuray Kanbur , Orhan Derman . Do Different Diagnostic Criteria Impact Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Diagnosis for Adolescents?  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2018 Jun;31(3):258-262. doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2017.12.002. Epub 2017 Dec 9.

5. Sinem Akgül , Ünzile Sur , Yasemin Düzçeker , Aylin Balcı , Melis Pehlivantürk Kızılkan , Nuray Kanbur , Gürkan Bozdağ , Pınar Erkekoğlu , Ersin Gümüş , Belma Kocer-Gumusel , Orhan Derman. Bisphenol A and phthalate levels in adolescents with polycystic ovary syndrome. Gynecol Endocrinol. 2019 Dec;35(12):1084-1087. doi: 10.1080/09513590.2019.1630608. Epub 2019 Jun 20.PMID: 31219355

6. Yasemin Düzçeker , Sinem Akgül , Yaşar Durmaz , Melek Yaman , Sine Örs , Zeynep Tüzün , Zehra Büyüktuncer , Nuray Kanbur . Is Ramadan fasting correlated with disordered eating behaviours in adolescents? Eat Disord. 2019 Jul 13;1-14. doi:10.1080/10640266.2019.1642032.

7.    Demet Tas, Zeynep Tüzün, Yasemin Düzçeker, Sinem Akgül, Nuray Kanbur. The effects of parental and peer factors on psychiatric symptoms in adolescents with obesity. Eat Weight Disord. 2020 Jun;25(3):617-625. doi: 10.1007/s40519-019-00660-5. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

8. Ulvi Aliyev, Melis Pehlivantürk-Kızılkan , Yasemin Düzçeker, Nuray Kanbur, Zehra Aycan, Sinem Akgül , Orhan Derman . Is There Any Association Between Hirsutism and Serum Zinc Levels in Adolescents? Biol Trace Elem Res. 2020 Dec;198(2):403-409. doi: 10.1007/s12011-020-02086-y.

9. Demet Tas, Saniye Ekinci, Sinem Akgül, Yasemin Düzçeker, Orhan Derman, Nuray Kanbur. Bladder and voiding dysfunction in adolescents with anorexia nervosa: a novel finding and potential causes. Eat Weight Disord. 2020 Dec;25(6):1755-1762. doi: 10.1007/s40519-019-00827-0. Epub 2019 Dec 7.

10. Yasemin Düzçeker , Sinem Akgül , Yasemin Özsürekci , Orhan Derman , Ateş Kara , Nuray Kanbur . Etiology of vaginal discharge in sexually inactive adolescents. Turk J Pediatr. 2019;61(2):305-306. doi:10.24953/turkjped.2019.02.027.

11. Nazan Kaymaz , Yasemin Düzçeker , Mehmet Erdem Uzun , Hakan Aylanç , Meryem Baştürk , Şule Yıldırım .  Influence of body mass index on mindfulness awareness and coping methods for stress in adolescents. Int J Adolesc Med Health 2016 Oct 12;30(3):/j/ijamh.2018.30.issue-3/ijamh-2016-0054/ijamh-2016-0054.xml. doi: 10.1515/ijamh-2016-0054.

1. Adıgüzel, Aydın; Akgul, Sinem; Düzceker, Yasemin; Derman, Orhan; Kanbur, Nuray. Knowledge and attitudes of pediatricians to the human papilloma viruses vaccines. Knowledge and trends of pediatricians about human papilloma virus vaccines. Journal of Child Health and Diseases. Jul-Dec2018, Vol. 61 Issue 3/4, p53-58. 6p. Language: Turkish.

Papers presented at national scientific meetings and published in proceedings books:

1. Akgül Sinem, Alikaşifoğlu Ayfer, Sine Örs, Özon Alev, Gönç Elmas Nazli, Düzçeker Yasemin, Derman Orhan, Kanbur Nuray (2017). Evaluation of Eating Attitudes of Healthy Adolescents Followed with a Sibling Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. 21st National Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Congress (Abstract/Poster) (Publication No: 3604600)

2. Düzçeker Yasemin, Akgül Sinem, Özsürekçi Yasemin, Derman Orhan, Kara Ateş, Kanbur Nuray (2017). Etiology of Vaginal Discharge in Sexually Inactive Adolescents. 6th National Adolescent Health Congress (Abstract/Oral Presentation) (Publication No: 3605084)

3. Düzçeker Yasemin, Pehlivantürk Kizilkan Melis, Akgül Sinem, Kanbur Nuray, Derman Orhan (2016). Weight Loss Method in Patients with Thyrotoxicosis Factia Eating Disorder. Two Case Reports. 5th Puader Congress (Summary Paper/Poster) (Publication No:3394758)

4. Düzçeker Yasemin, Pehlivantürk Kizilkan Melis. Menstrual Problems and Menstruation-Related Quality of Life in Adolescents with Cognitive and Physical Disabilities, 2021 Erciyes Pediatrics Winter Congress (Abstract/Oral Presentation)

Proceedings presented at international scientific meetings and published in proceedings books

1. Akgül Sinem, Düzçeker Yasemin, Derman Orhan, Kanbur Nuray (2012). Fasting during ramadan  A cultural factor triggering eating disorders. IAAH European Annual Meeting (/)(Publication No:2862968)

2. Düzçeker Yasemin, Kanbur Nuray, Demirkaya Erkan, Derman Orhan, Moorthy L Nandini, Özen Seza (2012). Quality of life measures and psychiatric symptoms in adolescents with systemic lupus erythematosus and familial Mediterranian fever. IAAH European Annual Meeting (/)(Publication No:2862956)

3. Akgül Sinem, Kızılkan Melis, Örs Sine, Derman Orhan, Düzçeker Yasemin, Kanbur Nuray (2017). To Give or Not to Give Prophylactic Phosphate, That is the Question!. 8th Europaediatrics Congress/The 13th National Congress of Romanian Pediatrics Society (Abstract/Poster)(Publication No:3605684)

4. Tas Demet, Tüzün Zeynep, Düzçeker Yasemin, Akgül Sinem, Kanbur Nuray (2017). Parental and Peer Factors on Psychiatric Symptoms in Obese Adolescents. 1st IAAH Middle East & North Africa Region Conference (Abstract/Oral Presentation)(Publication No:3605651)

5. Pehlivantürk Kızılkan M. , Akgül S. , Düzçeker Y., Derman O. , Kanbur N.,Eating Attitudes of adolescents with polycystic ovary syndrome: A pilot study,The 3rd Regional Adolescent Health Conference​Investing in Healthier Generations, 12 - 14 December 2019

6. Düzçeker Yasemin, Akgül Sinem, Kanbur Nuray, Derman Orhan (2017). Characteristics of Adolescents with Poycystic Ovary Syndrome. 1st IAAH Middle East & North Africa Region Conference (Abstract/Oral Presentation)(Publication No:3605659)

7. Isgandarova F., Pehlivantürk Kızılkan M., Kanbur N. , Düzçeker Y., Akgül S. , Derman O., Evaluation of the effect of serum zinc levels on pubertal gynecomastia.,21st IAAH congress, Equal Opportunites For Healthy Development For All Adolescents, Chisinau 4 - 06 October 2018

8. Pehlivantürk Kızılkan M., Jafari L., Akgül S. , Düzçeker Y., Tüzün Z. , Kanbur N.,The effect of sociocultural differences on the eating attitudes of adolescents in Turkey, IAAH 21st Congress. Moldova, 4 - 06 October 2018

9. Düzçeker Yasemin, Durmaz Yaşar, Akgül Sinem, Yaman Ortaköylü Melek, Örs Sine, Tuzun Zeynep, Büyüktuncer Zehra, Kanbur Nuray (2017). The Association Between Eating Behaviors and Body Image Dissatisfaction During Ramadan in Adolescents. Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Annual Meeting Program(60) (Abstract/Poster)(Publication No:3605071)

10. ImageTüzün Zeynep, Ataman Ece, Akgül Sinem, Düzçeker Yasemin, Kanbur Nuray, Derman Orhan (2016). Evaluation of Adolescents with Psychosocial problems within a pediatric hospital The Hacettepe Experience. 20th European IAAH Congress (Abstract/Poster)(Publication No:3361829)

11. Akgül Sinem, Pehlivantürk Kızılkan Melis, Düzçeker Yasemin, Derman Orhan, Kanbur Nuray (2016). Types of Setting for the Inpatient Adolescent with an Eating Disorder  Will the pediatric ward do. 20th European IAAH Congress (Abstract/Poster)(Publication No:3361728)

National Pediatrics Congress Science Exam First Prize, National Pediatrics Association, 2013

Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Master's Degree, 2006

Written national/international books or chapters in books:
Chapters in national/international books:

1.Yurdakök Pediatrics, Department name:(Abnormal Uterine Hemorrhage) (2017)., Düzçeker Yasemin, Akgül Sinem, Güneş Medicine Bookstores, Editor:Yurdakök, Murat, Number of Published:1, ISBN:978-975-277-665-4 , Turkish (Scientific Book) (Publication No: 3606415)

2.Yurdakök Pediatrics, Department name:(Hirşütizm) (2017)., Düzçeker Yasemin, Akgül Sinem, Güneş Medicine Bookstores, Editor:Yurdakök, Murat, Number of editions:1, ISBN:978-975-277-665-4, Turkish (Scientific Book) (Publication No: 3606404)

3.Yurdakök Pediatrics, Department name:(Sexually Transmitted Infections) (2017)., Düzçeker Yasemin, Güneş Medicine Bookstores,Editor:Yurdakök, Murat, Published:1, ISBN:978-975-277-665-4, Turkish (Scientific Book) (Publication No: 3606399)

4. Algorithms from Finding to Diagnosis in Children, Department Name:(Abnormal Uterine Hemorrhage)(2019)., Düzçeker Yasemin, Akgül Sinem, İstanbul Medicine Bookstores, Editor: Çil, Ergün, Published:1, ISBN: 9786057607294, Turkish(Scientific Book)

5. Algorithms from Finding to Diagnosis in Children, Department Title:(Physical Abuse)(2019)., Düzçeker Yasemin, Derman,Orhan, İstanbul Medicine Bookstores, Editor: Çil, Ergün, Published:1, ISBN: 9786057607294, Turkish(Scientific Book)


1. Lange - Current Diagnosis and Treatment Pediatrics, Department Name (Substance Abuse in Adolescents)2018., Düzçeker, Yasemin, Derman, Orhan, Güneş Medical Bookstores, Translation Editor: Prof.Dr. Enver Hasanoğlu Prof.Dr. Aysun Bideci Prof.Dr. Elif N. Özmert Prof.Dr. Sevcan A. BAKKALOĞLU EZGÜ ISBN: 9786056790515. Turkish (Scientific Book)

1. Evaluation of the Relationship Between Pubertal Gynecomastia and Androgen Receptor CAG Repeat Polymorphism, Thesis Project (BAP Supported), Researcher, December 2016 (Article in the Journal) (National)

2. Evaluation of the Effect of the Difference Between Adolescent Girl's Degree of Hair Growth, Perception of Hair Growth Degree, and Clinician's and Adolescent's Evaluated Effects on Adolescent's Psychiatric Symptoms, Research Project, Researcher, 2016 (Continued) (National)

3. Evaluation of the Relationship Between Gynecomastia and Serum Zinc Levels, Thesis Project (BAP Supported), Researcher, 2016 (In the article writing stage (National)

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