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  • Undergraduate:
    - University of Michigan
  • Medical School:
    - Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Residency:
    - Ohio State University Medical Center
  • Fellowship:
    - Ohio State University
  • Masters:
    - Ohio State University Graduate School

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Insurance Accepted

The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction participates in a wide range of insurance plans, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Horizon NJ Health, Qualcare, and Medicare. Each physician has their accepted insurance and hospital affiliations. For those out of network, our insurance specialists will work with you before your appointment to find the most coverage available for your treatment. We can often develop individual agreements with your insurance carrier for your personalized treatment plan.


Ergun Kocak, MD

Dr. Ergun Kocak is a board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in advanced aesthetic and reconstructive surgeries of the breast and body. He is fellowship-trained in microvascular reconstruction and performs over 200 DIEP and other microvascular free flap breast reconstructions yearly. He also specializes in aesthetic operations of the breast including breast reduction, and breast lift (mastopexy). After graduating from the University of Michigan with Honors, Dr. Kocak went on to complete medical school at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.

Dr. Kocak continued his training by completing his plastic surgery residency at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. During this time, he completed a Research Fellowship and earned a Masters of Sciences degree in Medical Sciences from The Ohio State University’s Graduate School. After residency, he further specialized by completing a fellowship in reconstructive microsurgery and cancer reconstruction at the esteemed M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.

Patient Testimonials

Awards & Accolades

    Highest Patient Satisfaction Rating, Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University
    Excellence in Teaching Award. College of Medicine, The Ohio State University (2012)
    Distinguished Undergraduate Research Mentor Award Nominee. Undergraduate
    Research Office. The Ohio State University (2011 and 2010)
    Highest Patient Satisfaction Rating, Ohio State University Medical Center, The Ohio State University (2011)
    Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching Nominee. Office of Academic Affairs. The
    Ohio State University (2010)
    First Place Resident Research Competition. American College of Surgeons Ohio
    Chapter (2005)
    First Place Annual Meeting. Ohio Valley Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (2005)
    First Place Annual Presidential Symposium. The Columbus Surgical Society (2005)
    First Place Annual Resident Research Conference. The Ohio State University, Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University (2005)
    Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honors Society. The Ohio State University (2003)
    NCI/NIH T32 National Research Service Award (2003)
    Cancer Research Fellowship Award. American Cancer Society (2002)
    The Carey Award in Surgery. The Ohio State University College of Medicine (2000)


Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation After En Bloc Capsulectomy by Dr. Ergun Kocak
Lymphedema Treatment with Dr. Kocak

Office Locations

1080 Beecher Crossing N
Suite A
Gahanna, Ohio 43230
Phone: 614-686-4083
100 West Main St
Springfield, Ohio 45502
Phone: 937-521-3900