Olca Basturk, MD

About Me

I am a pathologist trained in oncologic and gastrointestinal pathology. My main interest is pancreaticobiliary diseases, and my research has particularly focused on pancreas and gallbladder neoplasms. My career goals are to investigate these tumors from clinical, morphologic, and molecular perspectives such as exploring the pathologic factors that may predict the behavior of these neoplasms or genetic factors in their pathogenesis.

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  • Clinical Expertise: Gastrointestinal and Pancreatobiliary Pathology
  • Languages Spoken: English; Turkish
  • Education: MD, Ege University Medical School (Turkey)
  • Residencies: Celal Bayar University Hospital (Turkey); NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Fellowships: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Board Certifications: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

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