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Bulent Cetindag

Bulent Cetindag, MD, FACS

Specialties: Surgery and General and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with Bulent Cetindag, please call 319-398-6747

Special Interest

Complex abdominal wall reconstruction and hernia surgery

Year joined staff:  2015

Education and Training

Education

Ege University School of Medicine Izmir, Turkey, Doctor of Medicine

Residency

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL, General Surgery

Fellowship

Medical College of Wisconsin, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Division of General Surgery
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    Springfield, IL
  • Assistant Professor, Division of General Surgery, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    Springfield, IL
  • Instructor of Clinical Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    Springfield, IL

Professional Memberships

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • ACS (Associate Member)
  • American Hernia Society
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society,  2008
  • Outstanding Achievement in Medical Student Education, 2007-2008
  • Outstanding Achievement in Resident Teaching, 2010-2011
  • Outstanding Achievement in Resident Teaching, 2011-2012
  • Outstanding Achievement in Medical Student Education, 2012-2013
  • Recognition of Excellence Award – Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), 2015

Certifications

  • Board certified in general and surgical critical care surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, General Certificate
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Certificate

Personal Interests

Dr. Cetindag enjoys biking and watersports. He has taken two humanitarian trips to Ghana in 2013 and 2014 where he performed surgeries and taught medical personnel.

Locations

  • General Surgery Clinic

    Mercy 8th & 8th Medical Park 788 8th Ave. SE, Level 3/Suite 300 Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

    Main: 319-398-6747