Dr. Mazhar Çelikoyar- ENT Specialist & Facial Surgeon in Turkey

Dr. Mazhar Çelikoyar is an ENT specialist in Istanbul with a massive 41 years of experience as of 2024 in doing cosmetic and medical face, ear, nose, and neck surgery. So, if you are considering rhinoplasty, he will be an ideal plastic surgeon. Dr. Celikoyar has undergone advanced training in plastic surgery in the US. This extensive period makes him an undeniable cosmetic, functional, and reconstructive surgery expert who gives aesthetically appealing and natural-looking outcomes.  

A member of the Turkish Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Association, Dr. Çelikoyar has been an inquisitive learner for as long as he can remember. He has been conducting research on aspects of facial, neck, head, and nose surgery since 1983 and presently has 39 international publications to his name. As a board-certified ENT specialist and plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Çelikoyar has an in-depth understanding of the facial structure and how aging, genetics, ethnicity, and other variables contribute to its unique appearance. He draws on this knowledge to produce the best results for his Turkish and European clients. 

Dr. Çelikoyar is quite an innovative surgeon and has developed many new techniques in facial and endoscopic thyroid surgery. He has been able to correct extreme facial anomalies, bought back the voice of those who couldn’t speak, and restored the appearances of those whose head and neck were struck with cancer. 

He has also extended his efforts to enhance the domain of ENT and plastic surgery in Istanbul. The aim of the Facial Plastic Surgery Association and Istanbul Ear-Nose-Throat and Head-Neck Surgery Specialists Association he founded is to keep this profession competent so that the doctors give the most developed treatment to patients. 

Despite gaining international acclaim, Dr. Celikoyar has stayed true to his roots. Connected to his Turkish traditions and values, he works at Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital and, every single day strives to give the best results to his patients, both national and international. 




  • Graduation from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine – 1982
  • Specialization in Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) at Şişli Etfal Hospital – 1989
  • Training as Chief Assistant at Şişli Etfal Hospital ENT Clinic – 1993
  • Training as Assistant Chief at Şişli Etfal Hospital ENT Clinic – 1997
  • Fellowship training in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Indianapolis, USA – 1995 – 1996

Hospitals Where Dr. Çelikoyar Has Worked

  • Health center of Dedeli village in Yozgat province – 1980
  • Şişli Etfal Hospital ENT Clinic – 1985 – 1992
  • Clinic of Professeur Frederic Chabolle at Suresnes Hopital Foch – 1992 – 1995
  •  Gümüşsuyu Military Hospital – First few months of 1993
  • Institut Gustave Roussy, France – 1992 – 1996
  • Indiana Methodist Hospital – 1992 -1996
  • Istanbul Surgery Hospital – 1998 – 2013
  • Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital – 2013 – present 

Number Of Academic Publications

To date (2024), Dr. Mazhar Çelikoyar has written 39 research papers that have been published in Turkish and international journals. His published works pertain to the following:

  • Ear, nose, and throat medicines 
  • Cancer of the neck and throat 
  • Rhinoplasty 
  • Aesthetic ear surgery 
  • Sleep apnea 
  • Abnormal growths in the middle ear 
  • Cosmetic and non-cosmetic facial surgery
  • Thyroid surgery 

Number Of Seminars And Certificates 

To date, Dr. Çelikoyar has attended 30 seminars and courses. Some of the leading institutions from which he has certificates include:

  • Marmara University School of Medicine – Microsurgery course 
  • Turkish Congress of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
  • Turkish Greek Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Societies 
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation

Major Accomplishments To Date 

  • Ranked 51 in Turkey’s medical entrance exam and awarded 5,000 TL
  • Gained the prestigious fellowship to work as a doctor in America and learn advanced surgical techniques in 1994
  • Invited as a speaker to the Turkish ENT Foundation training meetings, the Çeşme Head and Neck Cancers Congress, the National Sleep and Disorders Congress, and the Adana Videoconference meeting.
  • Founded the Facial Plastic Surgery Association
  • Became the chairman of the Istanbul Medical Chamber Private Medicine commission
  • Founded Istanbul Ear-Nose-Throat and Head-Neck Surgery Specialists Association

Mentions In The Press 

  • Hurriyet Daily News (September 22, 2023)
  • Sozcu newspaper (November 21, 2022)
  • Cumhuriyet Newspaper (January 19, 2022)
  • CNN Turk (April 16, 2023)


  • Istanbul Medical Chamber
  • Turkish Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Association
  • Facial Plastic Surgery Association
  • Istanbul ENT-BBC Specialists Association

Dr. Mazhar Çelikoyar Reviews

Dr. Mazhar Çelikoyar’s reviews are patients are overwhelmingly positive. Most of his patients in 2023 were happy with his approach to the procedure. Be it an aesthetic surgery like rhinoplasty, ear reshaping, or a medical treatment; patients found nothing to complain about. He has also performed thyroid and head and neck surgery on many international patients in the previous year. The reviews of these patients are also positive.

Dr. Mazhar Çelikoyar Bad Reviews

In 2023, there were no bad reviews of Dr. Mazhar Çelikoyar. His medical and aesthetic treatments at Florence Nightingale Hospital in Istanbul have been highly successful. All the patient photos of his aesthetic facial surgeries also show the desired results. As yet, there are no negative comments or complaints.

Are There Any Botched Surgeries By Dr. Mazhar Çelikoyar?

No. There are no cases of botched surgery by Dr. Mazhar Çelikoyar. He has over four decades of experience in doing aesthetic and medical treatments. His procedures have been highly successful to date.

Prices Of Treatments By Dr. Mazhar Çelikoyar – 2024

Review the prices of different aesthetic and ENT treatments by Dr. Mazhar Çelikoyar at his clinic.

Surgery by Dr. Mazhar Celikoyar Average Price (in 2024) in US Dollars
Head and Neck Surgery for Cancer Up to $20,000
Facelift Up to $10,000
Blepharoplasty Up to $5,000
Rhinoplasty Up to $9,900
Facial Reconstruction Up to $10,000
Adenoid Enlargement Up to $4,500
Septoplasty (Nose Deviation) Up to $4,000
Thyroid Surgery Up to $6,500
Reconstructive Ear Surgery Up to $4,283
Nose Infections and Injuries Up to $5,000
Treatment of Sleep Disorders Up to $3,886

Dr. Mazhar Çelikoyar Specialties 

Dr. Celikoyar specializes in the following:

Head And Neck Surgery 

One of the professional interests of Dr. Mazhar Çelikoyar is head and neck surgery. He treats patients with tumors of salivary glands, thyroid, oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, and skin cancers. His major interest areas in this surgery lie the pharynx, larynx, face, mouth, and thyroid gland tumoral diseases. Surgically treating these areas is highly complex as they are filled with nerves and other critical organs. However, Dr. Mazhar Çelikoyar has a deep understanding of the anatomy of these regions. It makes him successfully perform these surgeries every year. 

Respiratory Tract Infections and Surgery

Dr. Mazhar Çelikoyar is also an authority figure in the field of respiratory tract infections and surgery. He has published several articles about the diseases of the ear, nose, and throat and their treatments. In fact, his views about the causes of persistent cough were mentioned in the Sozcu newspaper on November 21, 2022. Here, he explains the causes and solutions of persistent cough. He has also been featured in Cumhuriyet newspaper, where he talks about the connection between the flu and coronavirus.


Rhinoplasty is one of the surgeries that Dr. Mazhar performs regularly. Through this facial cosmetic procedure, he reshapes the nose so it becomes aesthetically pleasing. Beyond cosmetic reasons, he does rhinoplasty for medical reasons as well. His more versatile applications of rhinoplasty involve improving the nasal function of his patients after a traumatic injury and helping his patients with breathing problems. 

Cosmetic Ear Surgery 

Dr. Çelikoyar is well-versed in various types of cosmetic ear surgery or otoplasty. He expertly performs otoplasty for ear enlargement, sticking ear, and ear reduction. He has successfully performed otoplasty on children as young as five years. Through this treatment, he helps his patients regain the natural appearance of ears that become defective due to an accident or by birth.

Facial Surgery And Reconstruction

Dr. Mazhar is widely recognized as the best cosmetic facial surgery professional. He does facial surgeries like facelifts, eyelid surgery, and brow lifts not only for aesthetic reasons but also to correct birth anomalies, facial bone defects, and deformities due to trauma, infection, or tumors. He uses modern tools and technologies to effectively address the unique requirements of his patients in no time. His compassionate approach and zeal for excellence have earned him positive reviews from almost all of his patients. 

How To Contact Dr. Mazhar Celikoyar?

The current contact details of Dr. Mazhar Celikoyar are given below.

Hurriyet, Abide-i Hurriyet Cd No:166, 34403 Sisli/Istanbul, Turkey
Distance from Istanbul airport: 40.9 km
The time it takes to reach: 35 minutes

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