Zafer Yildirim, MD, PhD, ABIM specializes in medical oncology and hematology. He brings high quality, comprehensive cancer care to patients in the Lower Columbia Region. Dr. Yildirim is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Hematology/Oncology and Internal Medicine. His specialized training and background will serve the patients of the Lower Columbia Region well.
Dr. Yildirim has spent over 14 years completing his post-graduate studies at prestigious universities and medical schools throughout the United States:
Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio
Internal Medicine Residency: 1996-1999
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine/Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Critical Care Fellowship: 1999-2000
St. Louis University/St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri
Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellowship:2000-2003
University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vermont
According to Dr. Hyman Muss, Director of Hematology/Oncology Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vermont, "Dr. Yildirim personifies all those qualities one desires in a hematologist/oncologist- compassion and dedication to patient care and caring, excellence, and cutting-edge knowledge."