Dr. Ercan Karacaoglu – Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon In Istanbul 

Dr. Ercan Karacaoglu is a world-renowned surgeon and the founder of EsteIstanbul, a top cosmetic surgery clinic. He has 24 years of experience in facial and body-shaping surgeries like liposuction and rhinoplasty. Dr. Karacaoglu is counted among the most specialized surgeons in the field of facial plastic surgery. 

A European board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Karacaoglu has written over 100 research papers and authored three book chapters on plastic surgery. Most recently, in 2022, he published a book on breast and body contouring emphasizing the importance of education and patient care in cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Karacaoglu’s philosophy with every facelift procedure is to maintain the natural appearance of the patient while providing the age-defying benefits of modern surgical processes. This is one of the major reasons why his patient list consists of people from diverse ethnicities. 

Dr. Karacaoglu did his fellowships in advanced breast surgery from the Brown University School of Medicine, US, and then headed the Department of Aesthetic Surgery at the Memorial Atasehir Hospital Istanbul. During these years, he gained invaluable experience in using high-definition telescopes, the latest advances in step cell fat transplantation, and high-definition endoscopic surgery. 

Today, he is known to perform safe and research-backed cosmetic procedures that result in minimal scarring, post-operative pain, quick recovery, and in turn, a happier disposition. Read all about his education, experience, patient reviews, photos, and prices here.


  • MD degree from the faculty of medicine at Gulhane Training and Research Center in Ankara – 1992 to 1998
  • Specialization in reconstructive, plastic, and aesthetic surgery from Gulhane Training and Research Center – 1995 to 2000
  • Specialization in breast and aesthetic surgery, from Brown University – 2000 to 2001

Work experience To Date (2024)

  • GATA, Istanbul Aesthetic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinic
  • Yeditepe University, School of Medicine, Department of Plastic Surgery in Istanbul
  • Plastic Surgery Service Golcuk Naval Hospital
  • EsteIstanbul clinic – Presently working (2024)


  • Breast Surgery Fellowship from Brown University, Department of Plastic Surgery, Rhode Island, USA – 2000 to 2001
  • Breast Surgery Fellowship from Brown University, Alpert School of Medicine, Rhode Island, USA – 2003 to 2004
  • Teaching and Clinical Fellowship in Breast Surgery from Brown University, School of Medicine RI Hospital, Rhode Island, USA – 2003 to 2004


  • EBOPRAS, European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
  • ASPS (American Society of Plastic Surgeons)
  • ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
  • Society of Turkish Aesthetic Surgeons
  • Society of Turkish Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Association of Turkish Medical Doctors

Book Publications

  • Atlas of Whole Body Contouring: A Practical Guide

Scientific Publications

  • Dr. Karacaoglu has written 3 chapters in 3 international books on plastic surgery
  • 36 international articles
  • 14 national publications


  • Top International Paper PRS Global – 2015

Dr. Ercan Karacaoglu Reviews – 2024

  • Dr Ercan is the best Aesthetic Plastic Surgeon with 25 years of experience.
  • He has studied plastic and reconstructive surgery and provides aesthetic procedures.
  • He has specialised training in Breast aesthetic surgery
  • He is an award-winning plastic surgeon and has done several publications about plastic surgery.
  • He is a member of international associations and groups that rely on his reputation and trustworthiness.
  • Dr Ercan Karacaoglu, at his clinic, provides standard services to every national and international patient.
  • Dr Ercan provides plastic surgery treatments like rhinoplasty, breast augmentation and breast lift, facelift, and non-surgical beauty enhancement treatments.

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Has Dr. Ercan Karacaoglu Done Any Botched Surgery?

No. Dr. Ercan Karacaoglu has not done any botched surgeries. To date, there have been no instances of such cases.

Dr. Ercan Karacaoglu Cost 2024

Dr Ercan offers the best cost options for plastic surgery and reconstructive surgery. The different beauty improvement prices are included in the following price list.

Surgery list by Dr. Ercan Karacaoglu Average cost (in 2024)  in US Dollars
Breast Augmentation Between $4,990 to $9,490
Breast Lifting Between $4,363 to $7,822
Liposuction From $3,733 to $8,899
Tummy Tuck Between $6,964 to $15,341
Mini Tummy Tuck Upto $5,800
Buttock Lift Between $5,566 to $16,513
Thigh Lift Upto $6,223
Brazilian Butt Lift Between $4,001 to $6,361
Rhinoplasty Upto $11,223
Mommy Makeover Between $3,867 to $18,908
Endoscopic Face Lift Up to $5,666
Face Lift Between $2898 to $6591
Chin Jaw Shaping Procedures Between $1376 to $2423
Fat Grafting Procedure $2376
Arm Lift From $2413 to $3503
Post Bariatric Surgery and Body Lifting $7,844
Buttock Augmentation $15990
Hair Transplantation Between $2244 to $3289
Fat Injection From $1611 to $4409
Otoplasty From $3467 to $5285
Gynecomastia From $4,881


Major Procedures Done By Dr. Ercan Karacaoglu

Dr. Ercan Karacaoglu specializes in the following treatments at his clinic. 


Dr. Ercan Karacaoglu performs rhytidectomy or face lifting in patients with wrinkles, sagging, and fine lines. The effects of this procedure last well up to 10 years. He prefers to do a facelift on patients over 40 years. Dr. Karacaoglu specializes in SMAS or superficial musculoaponeurotic system plication facelifting technique. He performs it as an outpatient procedure and through it, gives his patients remarkable facial rejuvenation. 

Breast Surgery 

Dr. Ercan Karacaoglu is one of the most popular breast surgeons in Istanbul. He offers a complete range of modern breast enhancement techniques. These include augmentation with silicone gel implants, breast lift, reduction, and asymmetrical breast surgery. Dr. Ercan Karacaoglu is also renowned for reconstructing breasts to help women restore the look and feel of their natural breasts.


Dr. Karacaoglu reconstructs the noses of patients for both aesthetic and functional purposes. He reshapes the cartilage and bone of the nose within two to three hours. Dr. Karacaoglu does different types of rhinoplasty. From functional to ethnic and those addressing dorsal hump, nasal deviations, and post-traumatic deformities, he knows techniques that correct noses of different shapes. 


Blepharoplasty at Dr. Karacaoglu’s clinic is done to address medical and aesthetic issues. He addresses aesthetic concerns, such as sagging and drooping eyelids with blepharoplasty. He removes excess aft tissues and the area surrounding the eyes to give his patients a refreshingly younger look. 

Vaser Liposuction 

Dr. Karacaoglu performs Vaser liposuction that employs targeted ultrasound technology to eliminate fat. Due to the versatile nature of this procedure, he uses it on several body parts, such as the abdomen, chin, neck, arms, inner and outer thighs, ankles, and knees. After the procedure, he provides his patients with follow-up appointments to take care of their recovery. 

Contact Dr. Ercan Karacaoglu

The current contact details of Dr. Ercan Karacaoglu are given below.

Ataşehir Memorial Hospital Vedat Günyol Street, No. 30, 34758 Ataşehir/İstanbul, Turkey

Distance from the Istanbul airport – 84.3 km

The average time it will take to reach – 56 minutes


Frequently Asked Questions

1. Does Dr. Ercan Karacaoglu provide online consultation?
Yes. Dr. Karacaoglu does online video consultations with patients. You should disclose your complete medical history and share your concerns during the consultation with him.
2. Where can I find more reviews and photos of Dr. Ercan Karacaoglu’s patients?
Contact us to get more reviews and before/after photos of Dr. Ercan Karacaoglu. We have unbiased testimonials from patients who have actually undergone surgery by Dr. Ercan.
3. Where does Dr. Ercan Karacaoglu work?
Dr. Ercan serves patients at his private clinic EsteIstanbul. He also caters to clients at Memorial Atasehir Hospital.

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