Mel Kurtulus, MD

Dr. Mel Kurtulus, MD
Dr. Mel Kurtulus, MD


  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Areas of Expertise

  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Robotic Surgery
9850 Genesee Ave
Ste 640
La Jolla, CA 92037

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Turkish
  • English


Dr. Kurtulus completed his training in medicine at the University Of Illinois School Of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. During his obstetrics and gynecology residency training at the Southern Illinois University Hospitals, he became interested in laparoscopic surgery and attended a training program in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery at the Advanced Laparoscopy Center, Stanford University.

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1999

Medical Education

  • Hacettepe University, MD, 1989


  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Internal Medicine


  • Southern Illinois University, Obstetrics & Gynecology
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