- Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, CAPA, Istanbul, Turkey
- Advisory Board Member of International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS)
- President of the Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis Society of Turkey
Dr Erkut Attar qualified as a medical doctor at Istanbul University and currently working for Istanbul University Istanbul Medical School, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility as a Faculty.
He worked as a Research Fellow at Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the University of Connecticut Health Center (USA). Subsequently, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale University, New Haven (USA).
As member of the group he won the Reproductive Immunology Special Interest Group Prize of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in 1995, and he received the Travel Award of American Society for Reproductive Immunology (ASRI) in 1994.
His study, The Effect of Selective COX-2 Blockers on IL1-beta Protein Expression in Human Endometrial Cells in Culture was selected as a prize poster at ASRM meeting in November 2002 in Seattle, USA.
Dr Attar became a member of American Society for Gynecological Investigation (SGI) in 2007. He was awarded by International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS) in 2009 for his work on the experimental treatment of endometriosis.
He used to work as invited faculty and research associate at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA. Dr Attar is currently advisory board member of IPPS.
He has published more than hundreds of papers on peer reviewed journals. He established Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis Society of Turkey and is a current President of this society. He published books and book chapters in national and international publications. He has been invited to many international and national meetings as a speaker and keynote lecturer. He organised scientific meetings (SGI Summit 2013, IPPS 2011, 2017).
His research interests include implantation, pelvic pain, endometriosis and reproductive immunology.
Dr Attar has been a WES Ambassador since 2011.