Sertac Esin, MD

Associate Professor
Ob/Gyn and Maternal Fetal Medicine
Department of Perinatology
EtlikZubeydeHanim Women’s Health &
Teaching Hospital
Ankara, Turkey


• 1995-2001: Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
• 2002-2007: Hacettepe University, Ob/Gyn Residency
• 2011-2014: EtlikZubeydeHanim Women’s Health and Teaching Hospital, Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship
• 2014: Associate Professor, Ob/Gyn and Maternal Fetal Medicine

Research Interest

His research interests include: Fetal Echocardiography, Fetal Carditopography, IUGR, Multiple Pregnancies, and Pelvic Floor Disorders.

Scientific Activities


• International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG)
• Turkish Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology


1. Guven ES, Guven SS, Esin A, et al. Recurrent extraperitoneal low grade leiomyosarcoma with unusual localization. Eur J GynaecolOncol. 2004; 25(3): 381-383.
2. Ayhan A, Esin S, Guven S, Salman C, Ozyuncu O. The Manchester operation for uterine prolapse. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2006; 92(3): 228-233. doi:
3. Ayhan A, Dursun P, Gultekin M, Esin S. Pfannenstiel vs. midline incision for early stage endometrial carcinoma. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2006; 93(1): 67-69. doi:
4. Salman MC, Cil B, Esin S, Deren O. Late postpartum hemorrhage due to von Willebrand disease managed with uterine artery embolization. Obstet Gynecol. 2008; 111(2(2)): 573-575. doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000292091.68304.f1.
5. Esin S, Harmanli O. Large vesicovaginal fistula in women with pelvic organ prolapse: the role of colpocleisis revisited. IntUrogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2008; 19(12): 1711-1713. doi: 10.1007/s00192-008-0636-5.
6. Esin S, Culha ZK, Kara OF, Yildirim H. A simple clinical maneuver to reduce laparoscopy-induced shoulder pain: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2008; 112(2(1)): 380. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e318182cb6e.
7. Esin S, Yildirim H and Tanzer F. Laparoscopic management of a primary omental pregnancy after clomiphene induction. FertilSteril. 2009; 92(1): 392: e1-e3. doi:
8. Ayhan A, Aksan G, Gultekin M, et al. Prognosticators and the role of lymphadenectomy in uterine leiomyosarcomas. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2009; 280(1): 79-85. doi: 10.1007/s00404-008-0876-0
9. Harmanli OH, Tunitsky E, Esin S, Citil A, Knee A. A comparison of short-term outcomes between laparoscopic supracervical and total hysterectomy. Am J ObstetGynecol. 2009; 201(5): 536: e1-e7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2009.07.048
10. Tunitsky EA, Ayaz CR, Esin S, Knee A, Harmanli O. Does surgical volume influence short-term outcomes of laparoscopic hysterectomy? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010; 203(1): 24: e1-e6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2010.01.070
11. Esin S, Baser E, Kucukozkan T, Magden HA. Ovarian gonadoblastoma with dysgerminoma in a 15-year-old girl with 46, XX karyotype: case report and review of the literature. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2012; 285(2): 447-451. doi: 10.1007/s00404-011-2073-9
12. Esin S, Salman MC, Ozyuncu O, Durukan T. Surgical outcome of transobturator tape procedure in obese and non-obese women. J ObstetGynaecol. 2011; 31(7): 645-649. doi: 10.3109/01443615.2011.597461
13. Jones K, Harmanli O, Robinson CA, Esin S, Citil A, Knee A. Effect of concomitant oophorectomy on the perioperative outcomes of laparoscopic hysterectomy. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2012; 117(1): 84-85. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2011.11.007
14. Esin S, Tarim E, Abali H, Kardes O, Kocer EN, Alkan O. Management of precursor B-lymphoblastic lymphoma/leukaemia of thoracic spine in a pregnancy presenting with acute paraplegia. J ObstetGynaecol. 2012; 32(5): 485-486. doi: 10.3109/01443615.2012.683213
15. Esin S, Baser E, Cakir C, et al. Chocolate or orange juice for non-reactive non-stress test (NST) patterns: a randomized prospective controlled study. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2013; 26(9): 915-919. doi: 10.3109/14767058.2013.766698
16. Esin S, Baser E, Okuyan E, Kucukozkan T. Comparison of sublingual misoprostol withlidocaine spray for pain relief in office hysteroscopy: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2013; 20(4): 499-504. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2013.01.021
17. Baser E, Erkilinc S, Esin S, et al. Adnexal masses encountered during cesarean delivery. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2013. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2013.06.015
18. Esin S, Gyimadu A, Atak Z, et al. Pretermpremature rupture of membranes in singleton vs twin pregnancies: The latencyperiods and the clinical outcomes revisited. J ObstetGynaecol. 2014; 34(7): 593-597. doi: 10.3109/01443615.2014.920781
19. Aydemir O, Kavurt S, Esin S, Kandemir O, Bas AY, Demirel N. Fetal echogenicbowel in association with Zellweger syndrome. J ObstetGynaecol Res. 2014; 40(6): 1799-1802. doi: 10.1111/jog.12379
20. Gabbay BR, Esin S, Baschat AA. Incorporating first trimester analytes topredict delivery of a large for gestational infant in women with impaired glucosetolerance. J Perinat Med. 2014. doi: 10.1515/jpm-2014-0041
21. Esin S, Sahin EG, Sari S, et al. Increase in preference for female obstetricians and gynecologists in job advertisements in Turkey. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2014; 126(1): 94. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2014.02.006.
22. Esin S. Factors that increase reactivity during fetal nonstress testing. CurrOpinObstet Gynecol. 2014; 26(2): 61-66. doi: 10.1097/GCO.0000000000000050.
23. Yalvac S, Esin S, Kocak O, Yirci B, Kandemir O. Effect of body mass index onlatency periods after history-indicated cervical cerclage. Aust N Z J ObstetGynaecol. 2014; 54(2): 121-125. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12185
24. Harmanli O, Esin S, Knee A, Jones K, Ayaz R, Tunitsky E. Effect of obesity on perioperative outcomes of laparoscopic hysterectomy. J Reprod Med. 2013; 58(11-12): 497-503. doi:
25. Esinler D, Dede H, Yalvac S, Yirci B, Esin S, Kandemir O. Concordant spinabifida in a twin pregnancy. J ObstetGynaecol. 2014; 34(3): 275-276. doi: 10.3109/01443615.2013.853728
26. Esin S, Yalvac S, Kandemir O. Are female fetuses more reactive when mothereats chocolate? J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2014; 27(8): 862. doi: 10.3109/14767058.2013.877439
27. Aksakal SE, Kandemir O, Altınbas S, Esin S, Muftuoglu KH. Fetal tyhmus sizeas a predictor of histological chorioamnionitis in preterm premature rupture of membranes. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2014; 27(11): 1118-1122. doi: 10.3109/14767058.2013.850666