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Yesim Yildirim

experience: 18 years

Clinical oncologist

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

Medical oncologist

Istanbul , Turkey
Anadolu Medical Center

Diagnostic & treatment program

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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Aug 8, 2022
Consultation with an otolaryngologist

everything was clear and concise, thank you

Aug 1, 2022

The Anadolu Clinic made a very good impression. The examination and consultations were carried out at a very high level. Recommended for cancer patients

Aug 1, 2022
Female check-up

The clinic is amazing! So competent specialists, delight. The curator Zulfiya is very polite, attentive, a professional in her field, everything is fast, comfortable. I was very, very satisfied with the examination, the work of the staff, I will only say to Anadolu a hundred times!

Jul 18, 2022

In July 2022, I underwent an examination at the Anadolu clinic. The examination was conducted by Dr. Zafer Gulbash. Everything went very professionally, at a high level. It can be seen that the specialist is highly professional and competent. I would also like to note the high level of service of Bo... Read more

Jul 16, 2022
Hip replacement

Excellent clinic! For all 10 points. After the operation (aseptic necrosis of the hip joint) I began to walk on the third day. Excellent doctors! The medical staff are all so polite! The rooms and conditions are excellent!

Jul 11, 2022
Consultation with a gynecologist

Jul 4, 2022

The doctors and staff are very kind, friendly and professional. The clinic is clean and well equipped with medical equipment. The clinic itself is located in a beautiful place on the coast of the marble sea.

Jun 20, 2022
Targeted therapy

Jun 20, 2022
Breast cancer

Professionalism, correctness, respect for the person and compassion for the patient.

Jun 15, 2022

Hello, I was at the Andolu clinic on 06/06/2022 and I am very pleased with the visit. The clinic is chic, the doctor I had was a professional in his field, the equipment on which the doctors work is of a high standard. We had an interpreter into Russian with us, they translated everything clearly an... Read more

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