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Zafer Yildirim MD

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology: Medical
  • PeaceHealth Medical Group Provider

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:

PhD: 1990-1996

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."

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Care Oregon
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • Community Health Plan of WA (CHPW)
  • Coventry/First Health Network
  • Crime Victims
  • First Choice Health Network
  • Health Net of Oregon
  • Humana Health Plan
  • Labor And Industries
  • Medicare
  • Moda Health (ODS)
  • Molina
  • MultiPlan/PHCS
  • Oregon Medicaid (DMAP)
  • PacifiCare of Oregon
  • Pacific Source
  • Premera HealthPlus-Blue Cross
  • Providence
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Regence Blue Shield
  • Secure Horizons
  • Tricare
  • United HealthCare Networks
  • WA Medicaid (DSHS)

Board Certification

  • ABIM: Hematology
  • ABIM: Medical Oncology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine


  • Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine
    Degree: MD
  • University of Vermont College of Medicine
    Specialty: Hematology
  • Spectrum Health
    Specialty: Internal Medicine
  • St. John's Mercy Medical Center
    Specialty: Critical Care Medicine


  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology: Medical

Privileged Facilities

  • PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center
  • PeaceHealth Medical Group - Lower Columbia
    PeaceHealth Lower Columbia Cancer Center
    1615 Delaware Street
    Longview, WA 98632-2367
    Fax: 360-414-7876
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