Prof. MD. Muhammet Cemil Savaş
Prof. MD. Muhammet Cemil Savaş
Prof. MD.

Muhammet Cemil Savaş

Liv Hospital Gaziantep
Areas of Interests
    • Diseases of the stomach, intestines, liver
    • Interventional Endoscopic Procedures



  • Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine. Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology (1996-2000)
  • Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine (1992-1996)
  • Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Department of English (1985-1992)
  • Gaziantep Anatolian High School (1982-1985)




  • Liv Hospital Gaziantep (2020 - )
  • Private Düztepe Yaşam Hospital ( 2017-2020 )
  • Gaziantep University Faculty of Medicine. Department of Internal Medicine. Department of Gastroenterology, Prof. Dr. 2009-2016
  • Gaziantep University Faculty of Medicine. Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology, Associate Professor. Dr. 2004-2009:
  • Gaziantep University Faculty of Medicine. Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology, Associate Professor. Assoc.Prof. Dr. 2000-2004
  • Yıldırım AE, Ozturk ZA, Konduk BT, Balkan A, Edizer B, Hulsen MT, Savas MC, Kadayıfcı A. The safety and efficacy of ERCP in octogenerians. Acta Gastroenterologica Belg, 2017; 80(2):263-270.
  • Kadayıfcı A, Savas MC. Do we overestimate the performence of the basket catheter for stone removal if the bile duct is swept with a balloon. Endoscopy 2016;48(9);867.
  • Kadayıfcı A, Savas MC. Preprocessing nasal catheter for transnasal endoscopy. Dig Endosc 2014;26(3):497.
  • Kadayıfcı A, Parlar S, Aydınlı M, Dag MS, Demir U, Savas MC. Unsedated transnasal versus conventional oral endoscopy in endoscopy naive patients. Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2014; 77(2);224-8.
  • Aydınlı M, Koruk I, Dag MS, Savas MC, Kadayıfcı A. Ultrathin endoscopy for gastrointestinal strictures. Dig Endosc 2012;24(3):150-3.
  • Dag MS, Aydınlı M, Ozturk ZA, Turkbeyler IH, Koruk I, Savas MC, Koruk M, Kadayıfcı A. Drug- and herb- induced liver injury: a case series from a single center. Tuk J Gastroenterol 2014; 25(1):41-5.
  • Savas MC, Koruk I, Koruk M, Kadayifci A, Sari I. Association of Prion Protein with the stage of liver fibrosis in chronic viral hepatitis. Trakya Univ Tıp Fak journ. 2010;
  • Büyükberber M, Savaş MC, Bağci C, Koruk M, Gülşen MT, Tutar E, Bilgiç T, Ceylan NO. Therapeutic effect of caffeic acid phenethyl ester on cerulein-induced acute pancreatitis. Worl J gastroenterol 2009; 15(41):5181-5.
  • Büyükberber M, Savaş MC, Bağci C, Koruk M, Gülşen MT, Tutar E, Bilgiç T, Deveci R, Küçük C. The beneficial effect of propolis on cerulein-induced experimental acute pancreatitis in rats. Turk J Gastroenterol. 2009;20(2):122-8.
  • Buyukberber M, Koruk M, Savas MC, Gulsen MT, Pehlivan Y, Deveci R, Sevinc A, Gergerlioglu S. Leptin levels in the differential diagnosis between benign and malignant ascites. World J Gastroenterol. 2007;13(3):398-402.
  • Gulsen MT, Savas MC, Koruk M, Kadayifci A, Demirci F. Fascioliasis: a report of five cases presenting with common bile duct obstruction. Neth J Med. 2006; 64(1):17-9.
  • Ovayolu N, Ucan O, Pehlivan S, Pehlivan Y, Buyukhatipoglu H, Savas MC, Gulsen MT. Listening to Turkish classical music decreases patients' anxiety, pain, dissatisfaction and the dose of sedative and analgesic drugs during colonoscopy: a prospective randomized controlled trial. World J Gastroenterol 2006;12:7532-6.
  • Kadayifci A, Buyukhatipoglu H, Cemil Savas M, Simsek I. Eradication of Helicobacter pylori with triple therapy: an epidemiologic analysis of trends in Turkey over 10 years. Clin Ther. 2006;28(11):1960-6.
  • Tunçözgür B, Savaş MC, Işik AF, Sarimehmetoğlu A, Sanli M, Elbeyli L. Removal of metallic stent by using polyflex stent in esophago-colic anastomotic stricture. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006;82(5):1913-4.
  • Guney C, Kadayifci A, Savas MC, Uygun A, Balkan A, Kubar A. Frequency of hepatitis G virus and transfusion-transmitted virus infection in type II diabetes mellitus. Int J Clin Pract. 2005;59(2):206-9.
  • Savas MC, Gulsen MT, Kadayifci A. Habitual dislocation of the temporomandibular joint during upper endoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2004;60(2):325.
  • Sivri B, Simsek I, Hulagu S, Kadayifci A, Tozun N, Akarsu M, Uraz S, Savas MC, Koruk M, Bozbas A. The efficacy, safety and tolerability of pantoprazole-based one-week triple therapy in H. pylori eradication and duodenal ulcer healing. Curr Med Res Opin. 2004;20(8):1301-7.
  • Sevinc A, Buyukberber S, Camci C, Koruk M, Savas MC, Turk HM, Sari I, Buyukberber NM. Granulocytic sarcoma of the colon and leukemic infiltration of the liver in a patient presenting with hematochezia and jaundice. Digestion. 2004;69(4):262-5.
  • Kadayifci A, Gulsen MT, Koruk M, Savas MC. Doxycycline-induced pill esophagitis. Dis Esophagus. 2004;17(2):168-71.
  • Koruk M, Taysi S, Savas MC, Yilmaz O, Akcay F, Karakok M. Oxidative stres and enzymatic antioxidant status in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Ann Clin Lab Sci. 2004 ;34(1):57-62.
  • Simsek H, Özaslan E, Sayek İ, Savaş C, Abbasoğlu O, Soylu AR, Balaban Y, Tatar G. Diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP in hepatic hydatid disease. Gastrointest Endosc. 2003;58:384-9.
  • Savas MC, Kadayifci A, Koruk M. Safety of ERCP during pregnancy. (Re-Tham et al. Letter to the editor. Am J Gastroenterol   2003; 98 (10): 2331-2332.
  •  Kadayıfcı A, MC Savaş, M Koruk. Bleeding due to repeat sphincterotomy in the early period (Letter to the editor). Am J Gastroenterol; 98: 1894- 2003
  • Koruk M, S Ozkılıc, MC Savas, Z Celen, A Kadayıfcı, C Ozkılıc. Evaluation of hepatic functions and biliary dynamics in patients with liver cirrhosis by quantitative scintigraphy. Hepatogastroenterology; 50: 1803-1805, 2003.
  • Koruk M, MC Savas, Ö Yılmaz, S Taysi, M Karakök, C Gündoğdu, A Yılmaz. Serum lipids, lipoproteins and apolipoprotein levels in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.  J Clin Gastroenterol; 37: 177-182, 2003.
  • Savas MC, C Güney, A Kadayıfcı, A Balkan, M Koruk, A Kubar, A Uygun. High prevalance of Transfusion-Transmitted Virus infection in patients with chronic liver diseases in an endemic area of Hepatitis B and C virus. Med Princ Pract; 12: 176-179, 2003.
  • Savas MC, M Koruk, I Pirim, O Yılmaz, M Karakök, S Taysi, A. Yılmaz. Serum Ubiquitin levels in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Hepatogastroenterology; 50, 738-741 (2003).
  • Savas MC, C Güney, A Kadayıfcı, M Koruk, A Balkan, A Kubar. Prevalance of Hepatitis G Virus (HGV) infection in patients with chronic liver disease. New Microbiologica; 25, 399-404 (2002).
  • Koruk M, MD Onuk, F Akcay, MC Savas. Serum thrombopoietin levels in patients with chronic hepatitis  and liver cirhhosis, and its relationship with circulating thrombocyte counts. Hepatogastroenterology; 49, 1645-1648 (2002).
  • Karakök M, A Aydın, I Sarı, M Koruk, MC Savas, A Kadayıfcı. Paget's disease of the esophagus. Dis Esophagus; 15, 334-335 (2002).
  • Haznedaroglu IC, M Benekli, O Özcebe, MC Savas, IH Güllü, SV Dündar, S Kirazlı. Serum L-selectin and P-selectin levels in lymphomas. Haematologia; 30, 27-30 (2000).
  • Benekli M, IH Gullu, G Tekuzman, MC Savas, M Hayran, G Hascelik, D Firat. Circulating intercellular adhesion molecule-1 and E-selectin levels in gastric cancer. Br J Cancer; 78, 267-271 (1998).
  • Benekli M, MC Savas, Y Erdem, AU Yalcin, U Yasavul, C Turgan, S Caglar. Primary hyperparathyroidism in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus-antiphospholipid syndrome. Nephron, 79, 215-216, (1998).
  • Savas MC, I Celik, M Benekli, IH Gullu, G Tekuzman. Renal cell carcinoma presenting as solitary cervical node metastasis compressing the brachial plexus. Nephron, 79, 107-108 (1998).
  • Yalcin S, IH Gullu, G Tekuzman, C Savas, D Firat. A comparison of two nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (diflunisal versus dipyrone) in the treatment of moderate to severe cancer pain: a randomized crossover study. Am J Clin Oncol, 21, 185-188 (1998).
  • Gürlek A, M Bayraktar, C Savas, O Gedik. Amputation rate in 147 Turkish patients with diabetic foot: The Hacettepe University hospital experience. Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes; 106, 404-409 (1998).
  • Haznedaroglu IC, MC Savas, M Benekli. Renin-like activity in leukemic blast cells: an initial clue to a local renin-angiotensin system in the bone marrow. Ann Hematol, 75, 69-70 (1997).
  • Benekli M, MC Savas, IC Haznedaroglu. Extramedullary acute promyelocytic leukemia. Cancer,  80, 518-519 (1997).
  • Simsek H, MC Savas, A Kadayıfçı, G Tatar. Elevated serum CA 125 concentration in patients with tuberculous peritonitis: a case-control study. Am J Gastroenterol, 92, 1174-1176 (1997).
  • Kadayıfcı A, M Benekli, MC Savas, S Arslan, B Uzunalimoglu, I Barısta, IH Gullu, G Tekuzman.  Multiple lymphomatous polyposis. J Surg Oncol, 64,336-340 (1997).
  • Kadayıfcı A, MC Savas, S Arslan, IH Gullu. Ursodeoxycholic acid in the management of prolonged cholestasis of acute hepatitis B.  J Clin Gastroenterol, 24, 125-126 (1997).
  • Savas MC ve IH Güllü. Disulfiram-ethanol test reaction: significance of supervision. Ann Pharmacother, 31, 374-375 (1997).
  • Kadayifci A, IC Haznedaroglu, MC Savas. Risk of withdrawing chronic anticoagulation without antithrombotic prophylaxis. Am J Gastroenterol, 92, 361-362 (1997).
  • Savas MC, M Benekli, A Akcay, A Birdane. Heparin-associated refractory bronchospasm. Ann Pharmacother, 31, 253 (1997).
  • Savas MC, M Benekli, IC Haznedaroglu, SV Dundar. Bulky plasmacytoma of the skull with intracranial involvement. Am J Hematol, 54, 173 (1997)
  • Savas MC, I Celik, M Benekli, A Kars. Hyalinizing trabecular adenoma of thyroid masquerading as thyroid carcinoma. Acta Oncol, 36, 436-437 (1997).
  • Yalcin S, I Gullu, G Tekuzman, C Savas. Ketorolac tromethamine in cancer pain. Acta Oncol, 36, 231-232 (1997).
  • Kadayifci A, MC Savas, M Benekli. Complications of oral anticoagulant treatment. Lancet, 348, 1108 (1996).
  • Benekli M, Y Buyukasik, IC Haznedaroglu, MC Savas, OI Ozcebe. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia presenting as acute urinary retention due to leukemic infiltration of the prostate. Ann Hematol, 73, 143-144 (1996).
  • Savas MC ve IH Gullu. Nurses annoyed by pinching and nudging. Lancet, 348, 626 (1996).
  • Benekli M, IH Gullu, MC Savas, A Kadayifci, MK Altundag, G Tekuzman, D Firat. Acute tumor lysis syndrome following intrathecal methotrexate. Leuk Lymphoma,  22, 361-363 (1996).
  • Benekli M, MC Savas, IC Haznedaroglu, SV Dundar. Granulocytic sarcoma in acute promyelocytic leukemia. Leuk Lymphoma, 22, 183-186 (1996).
  • Simsek H, C Savas, H Akkiz, H Telatar. Interferon-induced vitiligo in a patient with chronic viral hepatitis C infection. Dermatology, 193,65-6 (1996).
  • Kadayifci A, H Simsek, MC Savas, M Toppare. Serum tumor markers in chronic liver disease. Neoplasma, 43,17-21 (1996).
  • Simsek H, G Tatar, C Savas, H Telatar. Treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection with interferon alpha-2a in a Turkish population. J Int Med Res, 24, 132-137 (1996).
  • Benekli M, MC Savas, IH Gullu, A Kadayifci, G Akpek, A Kars, N Guler, E Kansu, G Tekuzman, D Firat. Tumor lysis syndrome following single-dose mitoxantrone. Chemotherapy, 41, 470-472 (1995).
  • Benekli M, MC Savas, IC Haznedaroglu, SV Dundar. Two cases of extramedullary acute promyelocytic leukemia. Cancer, 76, 151-152 (1995).
  • Haznedaroglu IC, Y Ustundag, M Benekli, MC Savas, M Safali, SV Dundar. Isolated gingival relapse during complete hematological remission in acute promyelocytic leukemia. Acta Haematol, 93, 54-55 (1995).
  • Turkish Medical Association, Gaziantep Medical Association, Turkish Gastroenterology Society.
  • Turkish Society of Liver Research, Society of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.
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