Dr. Hasim Eray COPCU, M.D.



Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

Founder of Izmir University,Regenerative Medicine Department, Turkey

Founder, Partner of MEST Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center, Izmir, Turkey

Founder of Izmir University, Aesthetic, Plastic Surgery Department, Medical Faculty, Izmir, Turkey

Founder of Adnan Menderes University, Aesthetic, Plastic Surgery Department, Medical Faculty, Aydin, Turkey

Head of Deparment, Head of surgical Disciplines,

Editor- in- Chief


Professor H. Eray COPCU is currently the Head of Surgical Disciplines and Head of Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery in Medical faculty of Izmir University.  Previous to this, he was the Vice Dean of Adnan Menderes University, Medical faculty in addition to his roles of founder and Head of Department in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery in Adnan Menderes University.  His specific teaching and research interests are in the areas of aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery, cell therapy, stem cell and preadipocytes.  He has also published more than 50 refereed articles in internationaljournalsmany proceedings, and contributed extensively to international books written in English. He is editor in chief in Internet Journal of Plastic Surgery and member of editorial boards of many international journals.

Professor Copcu completed his MD degree in Ege  University, Turkey in 1992; his residency programme in Plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, in Izmir Atatürk teaching Hospital in 1999, and his Assistant and Associate professor degrees  at Adnan Menderes University, Turkey between 2000-2006. Throughout his career he has been visiting Professor to a number of international universities, including Pittsburgh and Cincinnati University US, University of Edinburgh, University of Leeds  in UK ,University of Montreal in Canada and University of Tokyo in Japan.


  • M.D., Ege Üniversitesi (Aegean University), 1992
  • Residency, Izmir Atatürk Teaching Hospital, 1999
  • Ass and Assoc. Professor Degrees, Adnan Menderes Unıversity, 2006
  • Professor Degree, Adnan Menderes Unıversity, 2011

Research Interests

  • Aesthetic Breast Surgery.
  • Reconstructive breast Surgery
  • Treatment with SVF’s and stemcell
  • Preadipocytes, fat cell culture .
  • Stemcell therapy


ASAPS: American Soceity of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

ISAPS: International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

TPRECD: Turkish Society of Aesthetic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

EPCD: Turkish Soceity of Aesthtetic Surgeons

Fibonacci Ass.

IAOMS : International Ass. Of Oral maxillofacial Surgeons


Name and Surname: H. ERAY COPCU

Title: Professor

Date of Birth: 28 April 1969

Place of Birth: Izmir, Turkey

Marital Status: Married

Nationality: Turkish

University Education: Ege ( Aegean ) University, Medical Faculty ( 1986 – 1992)

Electives:   1. St. Johns’s Hospital, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

                   2. St. James’s University Hospital, Leeds University, United Kingdom

Specialty Education: Izmir Ataturk Training Hospital, Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Department, ( 1994 – 1999)


Elvis Aaron Presley Visiting Burn Fellow,

1997, Pittsburgh, USA

Clinical Fellowship in Burn Surgery,

1997, Cincinnati, USA

Reduction Mammoplasty with Moufarrege Technique

2005, Montreal Canada


2012, 2013, Lyon, France

Stem cell technology, Visitor Professor

2013, Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan  

Prizes: 1.Clinical Research in Aesthetic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1996 Turkey, Frist Prize