Dr. Abdul Kadir Slocum M.D., who is originally from the United States, grew up in Istanbul, Turkey. Dr. Slocum completed his medical training in Istanbul at Marmara University, School of Medicine – the first modern medical school established in the history of Turkey.
Since his youth, Dr. Slocum has had an interest in cancer as a disease and in helping patients suffering from this illness. Currently, Dr. Slocum is working with Assistant Professor Mehmet Salih İyikesici M.D. and Professor F. Bulent Berkarda M.D. on the development and application of conventional as well as innovative treatment modalities in the field of oncology. At present, his work is largely focused on research in these fields.