Nazim Serdar Turhal 2014 World Cancer Congress

Nazim Serdar Turhal

Dr Nazim Serdar Turhal was born in 1964 in Eskisehir, Turkey. He attended local schools until senior year in high school, when he went to USA with an exchange program and graduated from Lincoln High School in Lincoln, Nebraska. He then started University of Istanbul, Cerrahpasa Medical School in 1982 but moved to San Francisco in 1987 to attend University of California in San Francisco for junior and senior year clinical rotations. Upon graduation in 1988, he did a year of General Surgical training in Birmingham Alabama and then went up to Connecticut to have his training in Internal Medicine in Griffin Hospital, a Yale University Affiliated Program, in between 1989 to 1992. He then moved to New York City to be trained in Hematology Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation at Mount Sinai School of Medicine Hospital which is completed in 1997. Since then he is working at Marmara University in Istanbul. He served as a program director in between 1997 until 2010 and appointed as Professor of Medicine in 2006. He has over 70 peer reviewed international publications and about 350 citations to them. He is a member of ASCO, ESMO, EORTC, BUON, TOD. He is the national representative of Turkey in Balkan Union of Oncology and also served as a member of EORTC Gastric and Colorectal cancer task force. He is board certified in Medical Oncology until 2016 by European School of Medical Oncology and until 2017 by American Board of Internal Medicine.

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