Mehtap Honca, MD

Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation
Kecioren Training and Reseach Hospital
Pınarbaşı, 06280 Keçiören/Ankara, Turkey



• (1998) MD, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara
• (1991) BS, Bolu Izzet Baysal Anatorium High School, Bolu
• (1997-1998) Medical Intern, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara
• (2001-2006) Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara


• (1999-2001) General practitioner in Agrı, Turkey
• (2007-2009) Specialist of Anesthesiology and Reanimation at Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Kecioren Training and Research Hospital,Ankara, Turkey, for two years
• (2009-2011) Specialist of Anesthesiology and Reanimation at Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Zekai Tahir Burak Women Health and Research Hospital Ankara, Turkey, for two years
• (2011-Present) Associate professor at Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Ankara, Turkey

Research Interest

Her research interest includes: Obstetric anesthesia, Paediatric anesthesia and Intensive care.

Scientific Activities


• Turkish Society of Anesthesiology and Reanimation


1. Dal D, Şahin A, Honca M, Ozgen S.Airway management in a high- risk infant with multiple congenital anomalies and difficult airway. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2004; 48(7): 927. doi:10.1111/j.1399-6576.2004.00450.x
2. Dal D, Kose A, Honca M, Akinci SB, Basgul E, Aypar U. Efficacy of prophylactic ketamine in preventing postoperative shivering. British Journal of Anaesthesia. 2005; 95(2): 189-192. doi:10.1093/bja/aei148
3. Kose EA, Honca M, Yılmaz E, Batislam E, Apan A. Comparison of effects of dexmedetomidine-ketamine and dexmedetomidine-midazolam combinations in transurethral procedures. Urology. 2012; 79(6): 1214-1219. doi:10.1016/j.urology.2012.02.040.
4. Honca M, Külah BB, Purtuloğlu T, et al. A comparison of tramadol, sufentanil, meperidine, and lidocaine in prevention of pain due to rocuronium injection. Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences. 2013; 43: 79-83. doi:10.3906/sag-1202-77
5. Kose EA, Honca M, Dal D, Akinci SB, Aypar U.Prophylactic ketamine to prevent shivering in parturients undergoing cesarean delivery during spinal anesthesia. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia. 2013; 25 (4): 275-280. doi:10.1016/j.jclinane.2012.11.014.
6. Honca M, Purtuloglu T, Honca T, et al. Effects of the menstrual cycle on injection pain due to rocuronium. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia. 2013; 25(5): 399-402. doi:10.1016/j.jclinane.2013.02.007.
7. Kose EA, Nevruz O, Honca M, Yildirim V. In vitro effect of dexmedetomidine on platelet aggregation. Revista Brasileira de Anestesiologia. 2013; 63(5): 415-418. doi:10.1016/j.bjane.2012.09.007
8. Honca M. Bayraktaroglu M, Horasanli E. Anesthetic management of a patient with narcolepsy for emergency caesarean section. Korean Journal of Anesthesiology. 2013; 65(6Suppl): S97-S98. doi:10.4097/kjae.2013.65.6S.S97
9. Honca M, Kose EA, Bulus H, Horasanli E. The postoperative analgesic efficacy of intraperitoneal bupivacaine compared with levobupivacaine in laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Acta Chir Belg. 2014; 114(3): 174-178.
10. Honca M, Purtuloglu T, Akgul EO, et al. The effects of general and spinal anesthetic techniques on endothelial adhesion molecules in caesarean section. Korean J Anesthesiol. 2014; 66(5): 364-370. doi:10.4097/kjae.2014.66.5.364.
11. Şahiner F, Honca M, Çekmez Y, et al. The role of maternal screening in diagnosing congenital cytomegalovirus infections in highly immune populations. Ir J Med Sci. 2015; 184(2): 475-481. doi:10.1007/s11845-014-1149-5.
12. Toygar M, Aydin I, Agilli M, et al. The relation between oxidative stress, inflammation, and neopterin in the paraquat-induced lung toxicity. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2015; 34(2): 198-204. doi:10.1177/0960327114533808.
13. Honca M, Dereli N, Kose EA, et al. Low-dose levobupivacaine plus fentanyl combination for spinal anesthesia in anorectal surgery. Revista Brasileira de Anestesiologia. doi:10.1016/j.bjane.2014.01.007
14. Honca M. Pediatric emergence agitation. Anesthesiol Open J. 2016; 1(1): 2-3. doi:10.17140/AOJ-1-102