Emre Gorgun, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Department of Colorectal Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Dr. Gorgun obtained his medical degree from Istanbul University, Istanbul School of Medicine, Turkey. After he completed five years of general surgery residency training at Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine in Turkey, he moved to the United States. He finished 2 years of research fellowship followed by a year of clinical fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic, Department of Colorectal Surgery. He moved to New York City for an advanced laparoscopic colorectal fellowship at the New York Presbyterian hospital, Weill-Cornell. In New York he decided to complete an ACGME approved residency at New York Presbyterian hospital, Weill-Cornell Medical College. Dr. Gorgun then also completed an ACGME approved specialty training in Colon and Rectal surgery/laparoscopic surgery at Weill-Cornell and Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Gorgun joined Cleveland Clinic, Department of Colorectal Surgery as a full time faculty in 2011 and he is certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and American Board of Surgery. He is also the holder of the Krause-Lieberman Trust Endowed Chair in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery.

Dr. Gorgun’s specialty interests include minimally invasive colorectal and laparoscopic colorectal surgery, robotic colorectal surgery, laparo-endoscopic surgery, rectal cancer, and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Dr. Gorgun is a member of numerous professional societies including the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, and Central Surgical Association among others.