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Levent Özçakar is professor at Hacettepe University Medical School, Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM), Ankara, Turkey. He has finished medical training (1997) and residency (2002) at the same institute where he has also been entitled as Associate Professor (2006) and Professor (2012). His main areas of interest include musculoskeletal ultrasonography and scientific publishing. He has organized workshops and delivered lectures on these topics at innumerous national and international meetings.

He has authored over 710 publications in various international journals indexed by SCI/SCI-Exp. He is also a reviewer for 90 international journals indexed by SCI/SCI-Exp.

Associate Editor
European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

Editorial board member
Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, International Journal of Rehabilitation Research
Journal of ISPRM

Past Editor-in-Chief
Archives of Rheumatology
Past Associate Editor
American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Book Editor
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Sonographic Atlas for Common Musculoskeletal Pathologies
Ultrasound Imaging and Guidance for Musculoskeletal Interventions in PRM

Founder & President
TURK-MUSCULUS (Turkish Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Study Group)
EURO-MUSCULUS (European Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Study Group)
WORLD-MUSCULUS (World Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Study Group)
TURK-MUS (Turkish Multidisciplinary Ultrasound Society)
USPRM (Ultrasound Task Force of ISPRM)
Special Interest Scientific Committee of ESPRM on Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
ISarcoPRM (ISPRM Special Interest Committee on Sarcopenia)