Log in

San Jose Earthquakes Newcomer Sercan Guvenisik Making A Strong Impression

Image By Matt Schwab - San Jose Earthquakes newcomer Sercan Guvenisik has impressed coach Frank Yallop with his sharpness around the goal and infectious personality. "Terrific. He's a really lovely fellow," Yallop said. Guvenisik became the first Turkish national to play in an MLS match last week, entering in the 80th minute of a 1-0 loss to the Houston Dynamo at AT&T Park. As the Quakes embark on their first road trip of the season, beginning Saturday at Toronto FC, the cagey German league veteran is among a deep cast vying for playing time.

Kanter Reaches Career-best as Jazz Beat Lakers

Image Turkish center Enes Kanter had a career-high 17 points in addition to eight rebounds as the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Lakers 103-99 on March 18. Replacing Al Jefferson, who missed the game for personal reasons, rookie Kanter shot 6-for-7 from the floor and grabbed eight rebounds in 23 minutes as the Jazz handed the Lakers just their second home loss since Christmas on March 18.
Paul Millsap scored 24 points and Alec Burks, another rookie, had 13 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter for the Jazz, who snapped the Lakers’ five-game winning streak while winning three straight games of their own for the first time in two months.

NBA Trade Speculation: Is Now the Time for the Chicago Bulls to Trade Omer Asik?

Image Omer Asik has quickly become a fan favorite with the Chicago Bulls. His emphatic slams are joyous, especially when Comcast announcer Stacey King belts out, "Asik and Destroy!" The 25-year-old Asik's value has clearly been seen in his two-year stint with the Bulls. He's shown the ability to rebound at quite a rate. He's currently racking up 5.3 rebounds per game in only 14.8 minutes an outing.

Nets' Mehmet Okur Wastes No Time After Arriving in New Jersey

Image If Mehmet Okur was caught by surprise and unsure how to respond to being traded from the Utah Jazz to the Nets, his sister, Seda, had no such ambivalence. “Oh yeah, she was excited,” Okur said today of his sister, who lives in New York City. “When I called her, she couldn’t believe it for like five minutes. She said, ‘Mehmet, I need to call you back. Give me like five minutes. I want to catch my breath!’ “I was like, ‘Take your time. Don’t pass out,’ ” Okur said with a smile. “She was excited.”

Dr. Dinlen

Image
By Melda Akansel -
Dr. Caner Z. Dinlenç uses a robotic surgical method to perform prostate surgeries without the need for a scalpel, removing this surgery from being many a man’s most feared nightmare. Also performing kidney stone surgeries with the same method, Dr. Caner Z. Dinlenç has been signing off on success after success in the United States with his team at the Beth Israel Medical Center.

Turkish Doctors in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

Cemil Ozyurt - According to our research, there are approximately 200 Turkish physicians practicing in the tri-state area. The majority of them obtained their education in Turkey, then immigrated to the U.S. Cardiology, Internal Medicine, and Dentistry are the most popular specialties among the Turkish doctors currently practicing in the U.S.. They mostly graduated from prestigious medical schools, such as Capa, Cerrahpasa, Ankara University, and Hacettepe. If you  would like to highligted your name on the list and to get more information about page sponsorship please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

One of the Top 100 Dentists: Dr. Utku Ozan

Dentistry Today, the leading magazine of dental health in the U.S., every year publishes the list of the top 100 dentists who educate dentists with seminars throughout the country. Dr. Utku Ozan, who first entered the list in 78th place in 2005, took 8th place in the 2008 list. The list of the top 100 dentists, which was published under the title “Top Clinicians in Continuing Education” in the December 2008 edition of the magazine, was selected from a field of nearly 5,000 dentists. Dr. Ozan is the only Turk in the list, which is created according to the forms filled out by the dentists that participate in these education seminars.   


Journey of an M.D. from Kars to Newington, Connecticut

By Duygu Uckun
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. -
Dr. Turgut Yetil has been practicing internal medicine in Newington, Connecticut for 12 years now. He has an extremely busy working schedule; being affiliated with three different medical institutions, he is sometimes on call 7 days of week - just like many other medical doctors in the United States. What distinguishes him from many others however, is, his story starts in a wood stove heated room in a small Anatolian city, Kars.

Heart Friendly Dr. Ozgen Dogan

By Melda Akansel - Unquestionably, heart attacks are the biggest health threat to people today and the medical community is making great efforts to try to solve this problem. Dr. Ozgen Dogan tries to call attention to the importance of a healthy heart by saying, “The number one killer in the modern world is heart problems and the heart attacks that are caused by this.” He also states that many things raise the risk of a heart attack, from bad nutrition to being overweight, from stress to not getting enough exercise. Dr. Ozgen Dogan practices not only at Columbia University and Long Island College Hospital, but he has also been one of New York’s most successful cardiologists, protecting the hearts of thousands of patients for the past twenty years at his own clinic.
Subscribe to this RSS feed