Fevzi F. Yalniz, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Conditions

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT)
  • CAR-T therapy

About

Fevzi F. Yalniz, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology and Blood Marrow Transplantation at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Dr. Yalniz earned his Medical Degree (M.D.) from Hacettepe University, College of Medicine, Istanbul/Turkey. He then completed his residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Hematology at the Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa College of Medicine.

After his move to the United States, he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Department of Hematology and Oncology. He later completed additional clinical fellowships in Stem Cell Transplantation & Cellular Therapy and Leukemia at The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Dr. Yalniz’s clinical interests include lymphoid and myeloid leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, lymphoma, myeloproliferative diseases, stem cell transplantation and cellular therapies for hematologic cancers.

Over his career, Dr. Yalniz received many academic and clinical honors including the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Award and American Society of Hematology Achievement Award. He authored more than 30 journal articles. He is a current member of the American Society of Hematology and American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy.

Faculty Rank

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Training & Education

Degree

Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Residency

Internal Medicine, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey

Fellowship

Hematology, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
Postdoctoral Research Training, Hematology, Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Cancer Medicine, Leukemia Fellowship, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Fellowship, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston