Skip to main content
  • Ozhan Turan Investiture Celebration

Ozhan Turan

Ozhan Turan, MD, PhD

Ozhan Turan, PhD, FACOG

M. Carlyle Crenshaw, Jr., MD and Lillian Blackmon, MD Professorship in Maternal Fetal Medicine

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

About Dr. Turan

Dr. Ozhan Mehmet Turan received his medical degree from Istanbul University Istanbul Medical School. He completed Obstetrics and Gynecology training, earned his PhD in Molecular Medicine, and worked as an endoscopic pelvic surgeon in Istanbul before completing another fellowship in Fetal Medicine at Harris Birthright Research Center, King’s College Hospital, London.

Dr. Turan joined the Division of Maternal and Fetal Medicine at Yale University, where he worked on predicting preterm labor. After that, he repeated his residency and fellowship training at the University of Maryland and joined the faculty as the Director of Fetal Therapy and Complex Obstetric Surgery. His clinical interests include all aspects of prenatal diagnosis and high-risk pregnancy. He developed a novel 2 & 3-dimensional ultrasound technique to predict preterm delivery. He has extensive training in fetal interventions and also on complex obstetric surgeries.

One of Dr. Turan's passions is identifying abnormal placental development in-situ and prevent adverse fetal & maternal outcomes. He aims to make the University of Maryland one of the preeminent referral centers for Complex Obstetric Surgery by increasing the quality of patient care along with producing research and training new generations on Complex Obstetric Surgery. 

To learn more, please see Dr. Turan's Faculty Profile.

Ceremony Video

Ceremony Program

View Photo Gallery >