Dr. Solaroglu is currently working as a Neurosurgeon and academic staff at the Koç University, Department of Neurosurgery (Istanbul, Turkey). His secondary appointment is Adjunct Professor of Basic Science Research at Loma Linda University School of Medicine, California, US. His clinical interest focuses on neurovascular surgery and neuro-oncology. Dr. Solaroglu’s research focuses on hematopoietic growth factors in neuroprotection following experimental stroke, spinal cord injury, and traumatic brain injury. His research has been published in high-level academic journals including Stroke, Neuroscience, and the Journal of Neuroscience Research. He has authored or co-authored well over 70 papers and has 50 presentations and more than 950 citations (h-index: 17). Dr. Solaroglu has been awarded (including Prof Raja Award for Young Neurosurgeon 2007, AACNS Young Neurosurgeon Award 2007) many times by different societies. He is the member of advisory board or reviewer of many scientific journals including Stroke, Experimental Neurology, Neurological Research, Acta Neurochirurgica, and Spine. Currently, Dr. Solaroglu is the President of IBNC and the Scientific Chairman of 2017 WFNS World Congress.  


  • Osmangazi University,School of Medicine, License, Medical Faculty, 1990 - 1996
  • Ankara Numune Research and Education Hospital, Resident, Department of Neurosurgery, 1998 - 2004
  • Loma Linda University, LLUMC, Post-doc Research Fellow, Neuroscience Research Laboratories, 2005 - 2006
  • Anadolu University, Associate, Management of Health Institutions, 2008 - 2011

Work Place: 

  • Academic Staff, Neurosurgeon, Ankara Ataturk Research And Education Hospital, Ankara, 2004 - 2011
  • Neurosurgeon, VKV American Hospital, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Istanbul, 2011 - ...
  • Associate Professor, Koç University, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Neuroscience Research Laboratories, Istanbul, 2011 - ....
  • Adjunct Professor, School of Medicine, Department of Basic Sciences, Loma Linda University, CA, USA, 2013 - ....


  • Society of University Neurosurgeons (SUNs)
  • European Associations of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS)
  • International Brain Research Organization (IBRO)
  • Federation of European Neurosciences (FENS)
  • Neuroscience Society of Turkey (NST)
  • Turkish Neurosurgical Society (TNS)
  • Middle East Spine Society (MESpine)
  • Turkish Spine Society (TOD)
  • Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (ACNS)