Pictured: Alici Yesne

I am an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. I obtained my medical degree from the University of Istanbul in Istanbul, Turkey, and moved to the U.S. in 2001 to continue my studies. I finished my Adult Psychiatry Residency at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. I completed my fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania and fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine and Psycho-Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. I am board-certified in Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, and Psychosomatic Medicine. I joined the Memorial Sloan Kettering faculty in October 2012.

Appointments for New Patients
Clinical Expertise

Psychiatric Care of Geriatric Cancer Patients

Languages Spoken
English; Turkish

MD, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa School of Medicine (Turkey)


Drexel University College of Medicine (Pennsylvania)


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center/Weill Cornell Medical College; University of Pennsylvania

Board Certifications

Psychiatry; Geriatric Psychiatry; Psychosomatic Medicine

Publications by Yesne Alici
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