- Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Istanbul, Turkey
- President, European Endometriosis League
Professor Engin Oral MD is a reproductive endocrinologist and a gynaecologic surgeon. He has been working in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology since 1993. His main areas of expertise are: in-vitro fertilization, infertility, endometriosis, gynaecologic endoscopy (hysteroscopy, laparoscopy), reproductive endocrinology, and the menopause.
As of November 2018, professor Oral is the current president of the European Endometriosis League, which he joined as a board member in 2016.
He obtained his medical degree at Istanbul University Medical Faculty, and his adventure with endometriosis started in 1995-1996 at Yale University, New Haven, USA, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (under the division of reproductive endocrinology with the mentorship of professors Aydın Arici MD and David Olive MD).
In 2009 he founded the Endometriosis & Adenomyosis Society in Turkey and is currently the vice president of the society. In 2012, he organised the 2nd Asian Endometriosis Congress, which took place in Istanbul with his colleagues. After this, in 2016, he hosted an ESHRE Campus as a special interest group in Istanbul.
Dr Oral has over 50 peer reviewed articles at international academic journals. His research is mainly focused on endometriosis, ART, and infertility.
Engin Oral was appointed a WES Ambassador in March 2019.