tolgay satana

Opr. Dr. Tolgay Satana


He was born in Ankara/Turkey in October 14, 1968. He completed primary, intermediate and high school education in Ankara. He received MD degree from the University of Ankara Faculty of Medicine in 1991.Dr. Satana had worked in Tuzluca/Igdir as a Medical Practitioner from 1991 to 1992 . He completed the residency in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology at University of Gazi, Faculty of Medicine Ankara/Turkey in 1997. 


He was appointed to Ankara Etimesgut Hospital as an Orthopedic Surgeon in 1997.Dr Satana completed a military service obligation in Maresal Cakmak Military Hospital, Erzurum in 1998. After the military service he went to USA and attended postgraduate education as an visitor professor in Pediatric spine surgery in University of Michigan in 2000. He came back to Turkey at the end of 2000 and be appointed to Gaziantep Hospital. He worked as an Orthopaedic surgeon about a year Gaziantep Hospital and resigned in 2002. 

He set up the Orthopaedic Clinic and worked in Gaziantep American Hospital in 2002. In 2003 He appointed to Ankara Research Hospital and Middle East University Medical Center and worked about two year as an Orthopaedic and trauma surgeon. Now on He is working MedArt Medical Center Ankara since 2003 and full-time staff since June 2004. 


Dr. Satana moved Istanbul in 2008 and made a practice many hospital in Istanbul. Recently He has been working in his own private office as free doctor, perfoming his surgery appropriate hospitals which patients desired. 

He has a daughter and a son.



Membeship in Professional

Turkish Medical Association, Chamber of Istanbul (Member)

EFFORT: European Federation of National Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology Associations (Member)

Turkish Orthopaedic Surgery and Trauma Association (Member)

Turkish Spine Society (Member)

IMLAS (Former Executive Member)

Assian Academy of Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery (Executive-Board Member)

SICOT (Member)

Turkish Joint Diseases Foundation (Former Executive)

ISMISS (former board member national representative-2004-2012)

ISLAS chairman of Turkish chapter (2009)

WALA board member (2004)

WFMISS (Board member and vice president 2012)

Turkmiss (Founder, former president, vice president)


Foot&Ankle Surgery 

Limb Lengthenning 

Pediatric Orthopedics 


Arthroscopy (shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, ankle) 

Cellular therapies and regenerative medicine 

Musculoskeletal oncologic surgery 

Minimal invasive spine surgery 

Spinal deformity correction (scoliosis, kyphosis) 

Spine surgery 

Fracture treatment 




Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS).


Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS)

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS) is being employed predominantly for the treatment of the most frequent pathologies related with disc herniation and foraminal stenosis. The goals of MISS treatments are decreased surgical corridor with smallest inscision harmless any muscle tissues or bone. Disc spaces directly visualised by 7mm enscope (foraminoscope) trought the foramen. It is completely percutaneous procedure, stichless, bloodless could be performed under local/regional anesthesia in dailly surgery. In addition, if any necesarry instabilities beside disc herniation;  (MISS) surgery is to stabilize the vertebral bones with cages same way.