About me

Dr. Tuğçe Kasapoğlu Hürkal

Pulmonology Specialist

She completed her medical education with honors at Ege University Medical Faculty between 1999 and 2006, and after her graduation, she continued her work as a research assistant in the Department of General Surgery at Başkent University, Ankara, between 2006 and 2007.

From 2008 to 2012, she served as a Pulmonology Specialist at Istanbul Science University.

Between 2013 and 2014, she completed her mandatory service in Mardin as the responsible for Pulmonology and Intensive Care.

Since 2015, she has continued her work as a faculty member in the Department of Pulmonology at Ulus/ Liv Hospital and İstinye University.

She has been serving as a faculty member in the Department of Pulmonology at Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital and Demiroğlu Science University since April 2019.

Dr. Tuğçe Kasapoğlu Hürkal is married and a mother of one child.

Medical areas of interest include

Allergy and Asthma

Lung Diseases from Childhood to Adulthood

Pulmonary Vascular Diseases (pulmonary embolism/lung clot)

Chronic Lung Diseases in the Elderly and in Care Patients

Lung Cancer

COPD (chronic bronchitis + emphysema)

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Lung Problems in Pregnancy

Smoking Cessation Treatment

Persistent Cough

Lung Calcification (fibrosis)

Preventive Lung Health (vaccinations, non-pharmacological support treatments)

Invasive Bronchology – Bronchoscopy

COVID Diagnosis, Treatment, and Follow-up

Membership in associations

Turkish Thoracic Society

Turkish Respiratory Research Society

Turkish Lung Cancer Society

Academic Respiratory Society

Lung Cancer Association