Dr Yuksel is a consultant Paediatrician (doctor for children and adolescent) with 31 years of experience in the management of children’s health. He was initially trained in Istanbul, graduated from the Medical Faculty of Istanbul with distinction in 1980 and obtained the specialist Paediatrician certificate at the Istanbul University (1984). He was awarded an Associate Professor status in Paediatrics by the University of Istanbul (1993).
Dr Yuksel's British training in London was mostly carried out at the King’s College Hospital (1989-1995). He worked in the tertiary Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Liver Unit, Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Respiratory and General Paediatric Department, He conducted and participated to a variety of distinctive research projects. Dr Yuksel was the secretary of the local Research Ethics Committee at North London for 4 years then the chair for 3 years (2002-2009), as well as the secretary and later the chair of The Neonatal and Paediatric Intensive Care Scientific Group of the European Respiratory Society between 2001-2008.
Dr Yuksel is the Undergraduate Tutor in his trust for nearly 10 years and provides teaching, training and examination of medical students from UCL. He has published over 65 articles in leading medical journals. He was invited to lecture on wheezing, asthma, asthma devices, paediatric respiratory diseases, paediatric allergies both locally, at national and international levels. Dr Yuksel refereed for scientific respiratory journals.
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1980 MD, Istanbul University, Medical Faculty of Istanbul, with distinction
1984 Specialist in Paediatrics, Medical Faculty of Istanbul
1993 Associate Professor in Paediatrics-(Docent), University of Istanbul
1995 MRCPCH, London
1997 FRCPCH, London
1997 FRCP (Ire)