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Best Neuroblastoma pediatric oncologists: TOP 43 doctors

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Yesim Yildirim
Clinical oncologist
20 years of experience
4.6
460 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Anadolu Medical Center

Yesim Yildirim

Clinical oncologist
20 years of experience

accreditations:

European Society of Medical Oncology
European School of Oncology

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Ronit El Hasid
Pediatric hematologist/oncologist
36 years of experience
4.4
137 reviews
Israel, Tel Aviv
Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)

Ronit El Hasid

Pediatric hematologist/oncologist
36 years of experience

Dr. Ronit El Hasid is the Head of Pediatric Oncohematology and Oncology at Dana Dwek Children’s Hospital (Sourasky). She specializes in bone marrow and umbilical blood transplantation and has conducted over 300 transplantations and published 50 papers and 40 reports. She is a member of American Association for Hematology and Israeli Society for Pediatric Hematooncology, and has previously practiced in the City of Hope Hospital (Los-Angeles) and other medical centers in Israel.

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Raul Matute
Radiation oncologist
23 years of experience
Spain, Madrid
Proton Therapy Centre Quironsalud

Raul Matute

Radiation oncologist
23 years of experience
  • Specializes in Neuroblastoma treatment using advanced proton therapy.
  • Head of Radiation Oncology at Quirónsalud Proton Therapy Center.
  • Treatment methods: Proton therapy, precision medicine, and radiation oncology.
  • International practice in Spain, where the first proton therapy patient was treated.
  • Expert in precision medicine, enhancing treatment effectiveness.
  • Provides consultations for Neuroblastoma patients online.
  • Fluent in English and Spanish, assisting a broader patient community.
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Evrim Metcalfe
Radiation oncologist
26 years of experience
4.0
1 review
Turkey, Istanbul
Medipol Bahçelievler Hospital

Evrim Metcalfe

Radiation oncologist
26 years of experience

Experience

2021 - 2022

Clinical Manager of Radiation Oncology, Medicana International Istanbul Hospital

2021 - 2022

Department of Radiation Oncology, Biruni University Faculty of Medicine

2020 - 2021

Clinical Manager of Radiation Oncology, Medicana International Istanbul Hospital

2017 - 2020

Clinical Manager of Radiation Oncology, Neolife Medical Center

2016 - 2017

Department of Radiation Oncology, Eskişehir Osmangazi University Faculty of Medicine

2011 - 2016

Department of Radiation Oncology, Eskişehir Osmangazi University Faculty of Medicine

2010 - 2011

Department of Radiation Oncology, Eskişehir Osmangazi University Faculty of Medicine

2008 - 2010

Radiation Oncology Clinic, Samsun Training and Research Hospital (Education Coordinator)

2006

Medical Faculty, Dokuz Eylül University

2006 - 2008

Radiation Oncology Clinic, Samsun Mehmet Aydın State Hospital (Compulsory Service)

2000 - 2006

Medical Faculty, Dokuz Eylül University

 

Education

2022

Biruni University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology, Faculty Member, Professor Doctor

2022

Anadolu University Open Education Faculty Undergraduate Program, Cultural Heritage and Tourism

2021

Feyziye Schools Foundation Işık University Health Services Vocational School, Faculty Member, Associate Professor Doctor

2017

Eskişehir Osmangazi University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology, Faculty Member

2017

Eskişehir Osmangazi University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology, Associate Professor Doctor

2006

Samsun Training and Research Hospital, Specialist Doctor, Compulsory Service

2006

Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical Specialization

1998

Ege University, Faculty of Medicine

 

 

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Hilmi Apak
Pediatric hematologist
24 years of experience

Hilmi Apak

Pediatric hematologist
24 years of experience
Turkey, Istanbul
Biruni University Hospital
Jaume Mora Graupera
Pediatric hematologist/oncologist
28 years of experience
4.8
38 reviews
Spain, Barcelona
SJD Barcelona Children’s Hospital

Jaume Mora Graupera

Pediatric hematologist/oncologist
28 years of experience

accreditations:

The International Society of Pediatric Oncology
The American Society of Clinical Oncology
The American Association for Cancer Research

Dr. Jaume Mora Graupera is a pediatric oncologist specializing in the treatment of neuroblastomas, gliomas, Ewing's sarcomas, and Wilms' tumors. He is the Director of the Hematology Oncology Department and Developmental Tumors Laboratory at Sant Joan De Déu - Barcelona Children’s Hospital. He received his medical degree from the University of Barcelona, went on to complete specialty training in pediatrics and fellowships in pediatric hematology oncology and molecular pathology of pediatric cancer at Weill Cornell Medicine and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in the USA. He has won multiple awards and is a member of various medical organizations.

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Oguzhan Babacan
Pediatric hematologist/oncologist
26 years of experience
4.5
119 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Hisar Intercontinental Hospital

Oguzhan Babacan

Pediatric hematologist/oncologist
26 years of experience

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Oğuzhan BABACAN completed his undergraduate, specialty and sub-specialty education at GATA Military Medical Faculty/Ankara. After becoming a specialist in Pediatrics, he worked in the field of Social Pediatrics for two years, where Healthy Baby Monitoring and vaccine follow-up were carried out. Then, she completed her subspecialty training in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology and continued her studies in the field of pediatric blood and cancer diseases. In addition to the treatment of children suffering from leukemia, lymphoma, solid tumors and other blood diseases, she has been working in the Bone Marrow Transplantation (Transplant) Unit for 13 years in Allogeneic (unrelated and intrafamilial), Autologous (from the patient himself) and Haploidentical (partially HLA compatible) hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. In 2018, he received the title of Associate Professor in the field of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Science/Art.

 

MEDICAL AREAS OF INTEREST

Healthy baby follow-up and vaccinations

Lymph node enlargement

Pediatric patients with anemia (anemia)

Leukemia

Lymphoma

Bone Marrow Transplant

ITP

Thalassemias

Hemophiliacs

Solid tumors

Hemangioma

Childhood blood disorders

Children with frequent infections

Fever of unknown origin

Malnutrition in children

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Savash Kansoy
Pediatric hematologist/oncologist
46 years of experience
4.6
460 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Anadolu Medical Center

Savash Kansoy

Pediatric hematologist/oncologist
46 years of experience

Education

  • Ege Faculty of Medicine 1978
  • Specialization in Pediatrics 1982
  • Subspecialty Pediatric Oncology 2002 (EU Faculty of Medicine)
  • Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 2012 (EU Faculty of Medicine)
  • Deputy Chief of Clinic 1988 Tepecik EAH
  • Clinical Chief 1993 Tepecik EAH
  • Associate Professorship 1995
  • Professorship  2002
  • Ege U. Faculty of Medicine, faculty member 1998 – 2022
  • EU Faculty of Medicine Department of Pediatrics 2009-2018
  • Member of Tepecik Education Planning and Coordination Board (1993-1998)
  • SSI Tepecik Hospital Ethics Committee Chairman (1996-1998)
  • Turkish Society of Pediatric Hematology "Bone Marrow Transplantation Working Group Co-Chair" (2002-2006)
  • Turkish Society of Pediatric Hematology "Bone Marrow Transplantation Working Group" (2006-2008)
  • Turkish Society of Pediatric Hematology - Responsible for Bone Marrow Transplantation "Online" Data Registry System 2007-ongoing.
  • Ege University Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Commission Chairman, 2011-2021

Institutional Memberships

  • Turkish Medical Association İzmir and Kocaeli Branch
  • Turkish National Pediatric Association - İzmir
  • European Group for Bone Marrow Transplantation (EBMT); Ege University Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit was accredited by the European Group for Bone Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) in June 2007.
  • Turkish Society of Pediatric Hematology - Board Member for two terms (2005-2009)
  • Turkish Society of Hematology - Board Member for two terms (2001/2005)
  • Turkish Pediatric Oncology Association
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation Foundation (KITVAK) Member of the Board of Trustees

Units he is the founder of                        

1- SSI Tepecik Hospital Pediatric Oncology Clinic (1990) 
2- SSI Tepecik Hospital Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit (1992) 
3- EU Faculty of Medicine Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit (1998) 
4- FOUNDER of JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC RESEARCH, 2014; SCI application was made in 2022.  

Transplantation units that he contributed to the establishment of                        

1. İzmir BUÇH EAH Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit (2019) 
2. Ümraniye EAH Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit (2020) 
3. Kanuni Sultan Süleyman EAH Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit (2020) (Transferred to Çam Sakura EAH)

Awards

  • Thrombotic parameters in bone marrow stem cell transplant patients, Pediatric Hematology Congress, Trabzon 2003
  • CD133 Antigen in Stem Cell: Pediatric Hematology Congress 2005. Research award
  • The role of Toll like receptors in febrile neutropenic patients, Best poster award. Turkish Hematology Congress 2008, Çeşme-İzmir
  • National pediatric stem cell transplantation activity- Oral presentation second prize, Turkish Hematology Society Stem Cell Transplantation Congress, 2022, Antalya

Publications

Kansoy S. "Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation Child Health and Diseases, 1st edition, EU Faculty of Medicine Printing House, 1999, İzmir

Kansoy S. Bone marrow transplantation in Thalassemia Major III. Aegean Thalassemia Days Book, 2000, Izmir

Kansoy S. Pediatric KIT Center Standards in Turkey. Childhood Acute Leukemias, Antalya 2000: 73-5

Kansoy S. Late Side Effects in Children. Special issue of Bone Marrow Transplantation Journal of Turkish Clinics. 2003

Kansoy S. Stem Cell Applications in Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation. Pediatric Oncology Nursing Course Book, İzmir, 2005

Kansoy S. Cord Blood as a Stem Cell Source. Stem Cell Special Issue. Turkey Clinics, 2008

Kansoy S. Stem Cell Transplantation in Lymphomas. General Pediatrics Book, Ed. Prof.Dr.Enver Hasanoglu, 2009

Kansoy S, Aksoylar S. Bone Marrow Transplantation in Children. Pediatrics, 2014 and 2017

Kansoy S. Rhabdomyosarcoma. Pediatrics, 2014 and 2017

Kansoy S. Approach to the child with cancer according to clinical findings. Pediatrics, 2014 and 2017 

11. Çetingül N, S.Kansoy, M.Kantar. Oncological Diseases. Pediatrics (Ed. A. Cura), 641-672, Ege University Print house, İzmir, 1999.  (1.05 points)

Kansoy S, M.Kantar. Head, Face and Eye Examination. Pediatric Prosthetic Physical Examination and Symptom Information (Ed. A.Cura)

Kantar M. Metabolic Emergency Problems in Oncology. Oncologic Emergencies and Supportive Care in Childhood (Ed. N. Çetingül, S. Kansoy), 15-24, Meta Basım, İzmir, 2003. 

Cord Blood Transplants in Turkey. HEMATOLOGIST, 2016

Kansoy S. Central Nervous System Tumors in Children Pediatrics, 2014 and 2017

Acute myeloblastic leukemia in children and its treatment. Pediatric Oncology Textbook, Poplack's Turkish, 2020

National pediatric stem cell transplant activity, 2020

Childhood stem cell transplantation indications, Turkey Clinics - International book 2020

In addition to the studies and papers in international journals published in large numbers, he is involved in international multicenter studies in some journals with high impact value.

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Alp Özkan
Pediatric hematologist/oncologist
24 years of experience
4.6
460 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Anadolu Medical Center

Alp Özkan

Pediatric hematologist/oncologist
24 years of experience
  • Dr. Alp Özkan specializes in Neuroblastoma treatment and pediatric oncology.
  • Expert in surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, stem cell transplant, and immunotherapy.
  • International practice in the USA, contributing to a global understanding of cancer care.
  • Professor at Istanbul University, sharing knowledge in advanced cancer treatments.
  • Board-certified in pediatric hematology and oncology, ensuring expert care.
  • Member of renowned medical societies, staying updated with latest treatment advances.
  • Offers online consultations for broader access to Neuroblastoma expertise.
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Dvora Blumental
Clinical oncologist
28 years of experience
4.4
137 reviews
Israel, Tel Aviv
Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)

Dvora Blumental

Clinical oncologist
28 years of experience
Dr. Dvora T. Blumenthal is a highly experienced neuro-oncologist and director of the Neuro-oncology Service at the Oncology Institute, with extensive educational and clinical experience at West Virginia University Hospitals, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah.Read more
Dilvin Chelik Atesh
Pediatric hematologist
24 years of experience
5.0
19 reviews
Turkey, Istanbul
Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals

Dilvin Chelik Atesh

Pediatric hematologist
24 years of experience

Undergraduate and Doctoral Education:

* 1992-1999 Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Medicine

* 2002-2007 Inonu University, Faculty of Medicine, Child Health and Diseases,

Pediatrics Residency

* 2015-2018 Inonu University, Faculty of Medicine, Pediatrics, Pediatric

Hematology and Oncology Subspecialization

*2017-Ankara University, Pediatrics, Oncology minor residency (8 months)

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Zvi Ram
Neurosurgeon
35 years of experience
4.4
137 reviews
Israel, Tel Aviv
Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)

Zvi Ram

Neurosurgeon
35 years of experience

accreditations:

European Association of Neurosurgical Societies
American Association of Neurosurgery

Prof. Zvi Ram is a top neurosurgeon and head of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS). He specializes in disorders of the brain and spinal cord, such as aneurysms, brain tumors, and Parkinson's Disease. He has received numerous awards for his innovative approach to neurology treatments and research, and is an expert in neurosurgical operations with brain mapping and deep brain stimulation.

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Selime Aydogdu
Pediatric hematologist/oncologist
22 years of experience
5.0
9 reviews

Selime Aydogdu

Pediatric hematologist/oncologist
22 years of experience
Azerbaijan, Baku
Liv Bona Dea Hospital Baku
Dror Levin
Pediatric hematologist
39 years of experience
4.4
137 reviews
Israel, Tel Aviv
Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov)

Dror Levin

Pediatric hematologist
39 years of experience

Dr. Dror Levin is a senior pediatrician and director of the blood disorder and bone cancer (sarcoma) treatment departments at Children's Hospital "Dana" and Medical Center "Sourasky" respectively. He is a specialist in pediatric medicine, hematology, and oncology, with additional experience studying abroad at the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute in Italy.

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Sema Yilmaz
Pediatric hematologist/oncologist
34 years of experience
Turkey, Ankara
Private Koru Ankara Hospital

Sema Yilmaz

Pediatric hematologist/oncologist
34 years of experience

accreditations:

European Association for Cancer Research
Turkish Pediatrics Association

Sema Yılmaz was born on July 30, 1965. She received her undergraduate degree from Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty and completed her medical residency training at the Department of Pediatrics at Zeynep Kamil Women's and Children's Health and Diseases Hospital. She also completed her medical subspecialty training in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Cukurova University. Her medical residency thesis was titled "The Relationship Between Morning First Urine Density and Nocturnal Enuresis in Children Aged 3-6 Years", and her medical subspecialty thesis was titled "Comparison of Sphingosine 1-phosphate Receptor 4 Gene Expression in Healthy Children and Neuroblastoma Patients". She started her medical career as a general practitioner. After working as a general practitioner for 4 years, she worked as a doctor researcher at Zeynep Kamil Women's and Children's Health and Diseases Training and Research Hospital for 5 years. She then served as a specialist doctor, assistant professor, and associate professor at various institutions. She worked at Houston MD Anderson, North Carolina-UNC, Boston-Harvard University in the USA. Additionally, she conducted research on cell therapies. She received the title of professor in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Usak Medical Faculty. She is a member of the Turkish Pediatric Oncology Group, European Association for Cancer Research (EACR), Turkish Medical Association, Turkish National Pediatrics Association, Turkish Pediatrics Association, Pediatrics Specialty Academy Association (PUADER), Turkish Immunology Association, Turkish Hematology Association, and Molecular Oncology Association (MOKAD). She currently serves her patients at Koru Hospital. Her medical interests include:

Cell therapies in childhood cancers

Cancer immunology

Investigation of genetic pathways responsible for cancer and metastasis

Pulmonary microbiota

BAL transplantation

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Blanca Lopez Ibor
Pediatric neurosurgeon
38 years of experience
4.6
16 reviews
Spain, Madrid
HM Hospitales

Blanca Lopez Ibor

Pediatric neurosurgeon
38 years of experience

accreditations:

The American Society of Hematology
The American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
The International Society of Pediatric Oncology
  • Specializes in advanced Neuroblastoma treatment for children.
  • Utilizes surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, stem cell transplants, and immunotherapy.
  • International practice in Spain, the USA, and consults for WHO/UNESCO.
  • Renowned speaker, teaching at Universidad Complutense and Universidad CEU San Pablo.
  • Board-certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.
  • Member of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and SIOP.
  • Conducts online consultations for patients with Neuroblastoma.
  • Fluent in Spanish and English, ensuring clear communication with patients.
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Ahmet Demir
Pediatric hematologist/oncologist
4.5
4 reviews
Turkey, Ankara
Memorial Ankara Hospital

Ahmet Demir

Pediatric hematologist/oncologist
Dr. Ahmet Demir is an esteemed pediatric oncologist and oncohematologist with over 23 years of experience. He specializes in acute leukemia, Hodgkin lymphoma, stem cell transplantation, bone marrow biopsy, neuroblastoma, and various childhood blood diseases. Dr. Demir has made remarkable contributions to pediatric oncology, including numerous articles, research presentations, and book chapters.Read more
Gaurav Kharya
4.4
17 reviews
India, Gurgaon
Artemis Hospitals

Pediatric hematologist-oncologist, bone marrow transplant specialist

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Roni Vaycen
5.0
2 reviews
Israel, Ramat Gan
Sheba Medical Center
Dr. Roni Vaycen is an Oncologist at Sheba Medical Center, specializing in melanoma and skin cancer. She is the Head of Onco-Gynecological cancer unit and Gynecologic Oncology Unit at the Cancer Center. She received her medical degree from Tel Aviv University and has been working at Sheba since 2004, where she was appointed senior physician in 2010.Read more
Jacob Zauberman
5.0
2 reviews
Israel, Ramat Gan
Sheba Medical Center

accreditations:

American Association for the Surgery of Trauma

Dr. Jacob Zauberman is a highly experienced neurosurgeon specializing in brain tumors, epilepsy, endoscopic surgeries, and hydrocephalus treatment. He graduated from the Medical Faculty at the Technion in Israel and studied at BYU and Seattle Children's Hospital in the US. He is a member of the Israeli Association of Neurosurgeons, the American Neurosurgical Association, and the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

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