Medical Team

Dr. Mahmut Kaskaloglu:

Dr. Mahmut Kaskaloglu is a professor of ophthalmology and the founder of Kaskaloglu Eye Hospital. He has devoted 34 years of his life to teaching and practicing ophthalmology. In addition to personally performing more than 2000 eye surgeries every year, Dr. Kaskaloglu also attends and speaks at conferences around the world. He is a graduate of and faculty member at Ege University in Izmir and is also a member of several international organizations, including the European Society of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He is also the founder and past president of the Black Sea Ophthalmological Society. Dr. Kaskaloglu is considered a leader in ophthalmology in Turkey and abroad. He has given lectures and performed surgeries for teaching purposes in many countries. Dr. Kaskaloglu lives in Izmir with his family.

Dr. Selma Kaskaloglu:

Dr. Selma Kaskaloglu graduated from the Ege University Faculty of Medicine in Izmir, Turkey in 1984 and began studying at the university’s eye clinic. She then started her own private practice in Alsancak, Izmir. Dr. Selma Kaskaloglu is a member of the Turkish Ophthalmology Society, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Kaskaloglu also speaks English. She lives with her husband, Dr. Mahmut Kaskaloglu, and family in Izmir.

Dr. Bilgehan Sezgin Asena:

Dr. Bilgehan Sezgin graduated from the Ege University Faculty of Medicine in 1998 and worked at the Dokuz Eylul University department of physiology as a research assistant from 1999 to 2000. Dr. Sezgin then worked at the Ophthalmology Clinic at the Izmir Teaching Hospital until 2004, after which time she began working at Kaskaloglu Eye Hospital. Her surgical specialty is refractive and cataract surgery. Dr. Sezgin speaks English. She lives with her husband, Dr. Erden Asena, and family in Izmir.


Dr. Hanife Ozturk Kahraman:

Dr. Hanife Ozturk graduated from the Ege University Faculty of Medicine in 2001 and then studied at the Izmir Teaching Hospital. She began working at Kaskaloglu Eye Hospital in 2007 and speaks English. Her surgical specialty is refractive and cataract surgery. She lives with her family in Izmir.

Dr. Hulya Bolu:

Dr. Hulya Bolu graduated from the Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine in 1992 and worked at the Istanbul Teaching Hospital as a research assistant from 1992 to 1997. Dr. Bolu then worked at the Ophthalmology Clinic at the Izmir Teaching Hospital until 2004, after which time she began working privately and then at Kaskaloglu Eye Hospital. Her surgical specialty is refractive and cataract surgery. Dr. Bolu speaks English. She lives with her husband and family in Izmir.

Dr. Kaan Karadibak:

Dr. Kaan Karadibak graduated from the Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Medicine with an expertise in anesthesiology and reanimation. He has worked at Kaskaloglu Eye Hospital since 2001 and speaks English.