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Yesim Yildirim

Clinical oncologist

Oncologist certified by European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO).

20 years of experience

Doctor Yesim Yildirim is an oncologist certified by the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO). Affiliated with numerous hospitals in the United States and Turkey, including the University of Maryland Medical Center, Johns Hopkins Hospital and Memorial Sisli Hospital. She has over 20 years of experience and has a special interest in preventive medicine, diabetes, and hypertension. Holds an MBA in Healthcare Management and shares her expertise with Bookimed from 2022.

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Certification & Accreditation

European Society of Medical Oncology
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European School of Oncology
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Location

Anadolu Medical Center ,Istanbul , Turkey
4.6456 reviews

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Professor Yesim Yıldırım has been working as a medical oncology specialist at Anadolu Medical Center since 2011. She is a member of the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO).

She specializes in the cancer immunotherapy and targeted therapies, diagnostics and treatment of malignant neoplasms of various localizations, especially breast cancers, gastrointestinal cancers and lung cancers.

 Also she wrote more than 80 international and national publications, abstracts and  books ( co-author in ‘Handbook of Advanced Cancer Care Treatment’ and ‘Precision medicine in cancer and non-communicable disease). 

Yesim Yildirim is one of the outstanding specialists in the area of medical oncology.

Not only a doctor, but also a scientist and lecturer in Halic University (Istanbul: Turkey). She is a member of several well-known associations: ESMO - European Society of Medical Oncology, ESO - European School of Oncology and so forth.

Nowadays she is currently working in Anadolu Medical Centre at a position of Professor.

Education: In 1999 Dr. Yesim Yıldırım graduated from  Hacettepe University Medical School and started internal medicine fellowship in Gazi University.  After finishing internal medicine she subsequently started her oncology career in Baskent University and became medical oncologist in 2007. During her academic  journey she was awarded by numbers of grants and scholarships.

Academic experience: 

  • Obtained a grade of minor assistant to the Medical Oncology Hospital Division after gaining a scholarship of Middle East Cancer Consortium and attending an advanced oncology tuition courses at Rambam Medical Centre in Haifa, Israel;
  • In 2010 achieved an academic rank of Assistant Professor of internal diseases at Acibadem University School of Medicine;
  • Gained the attestation certificate from ESMO examination (2010);
  • Was conferred a scholastic Associate Professor degree in medical oncology after completing her academic studies in 2011;
  • Participated to the training course in Melanoma and Kidney Cancer Clinic at Mount Vernon Cancer Center Immunooncology Clinic, London, UK; 
  • Successfully finished MBA program in Healthcare Management in Bilgi University, Istanbul;
  • In 2021 achieved an academic rank of Professor in Haliç University, Istanbul.

Improving of practical qualification:

  • Sivas Numune Hospital (compulsory service for government);
  • Acibadem Kozyatagi Hospital;
  • Acibadem University of Medicine;
  • Anadolu Medical Centre, Istanbul, Turkey.

Language: English, Russian (B1 level), Turkish

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Kamila Abubakirova
Oct 4, 2023
Liver cancer

Hello, I am from Uzbekistan, from Tashkent, many thanks to Bookimed, when we didn’t know where to turn, where to find a good clinic, they helped me choose a very good clinic and the doctors talked to ... Read more

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Евгений
Jul 7, 2023
Consultation with an oncologist

Everything in the clinic is at the highest level, now we are undergoing examination and treatment, using modern equipment, doctors found another tumor that was not seen in Ukraine, the pro doctors ins... Read more

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Алибек
Nov 20, 2022
Stomach cancer

Bookimed handed over our documents to Anadolu and the next day we were contacted by the curator Zakhida from Anadolu. The curator sent us a list of hotels with whom Anadolu cooperates under the contra... Read more

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Natalia Vilenskaia
Oct 10, 2022
Weight Loss Surgery

Excellent clinic. Very caring and skilled doctors. Despite the fact that I went to the gastrectomy operation alone, without an accompanying person, I did not feel for a single minute without attention... Read more

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Екатерина
Jul 3, 2020
Breast cancer

The most basic and most important is the medical equipment for a complete high-quality diagnosis. A small minus is the very low quality of the Internet, from the wishes: the possibility of placing on ... Read more

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Сергей Васильченко
Feb 15, 2020
Leukemia

I was very examined by the TCM and the staff and translators and doctors really liked everything. In the clinic, everything is organized for the comfort of patients. Special thanks to Suleiman and tra... Read more

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Татьяна
Dec 7, 2018
Complete blood count

In order Bookimed was advised by a friend when she was diagnosed and the question arose of confirming it and obtaining a treatment protocol. Unfortunately, due to the nature of the diagnosis, Ukraine ... Read more

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Динара
Aug 30, 2019
Biopsy

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Капарбек Kalybai
Jul 1, 2019
Chondrosarcoma

The treatment process went well, we are satisfied with the clinic's service and the result, but the prices are not available for everyone. I am very pleased at the Bookimed service

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Cioplean Daniela
Feb 4, 2024
Myeloma

It was an excellent experience. Good doctors, efficiency, good staff.