Assistant Professor Mehmet Salih İyikesici M.D. completed his medical training at Uludag University, School of Medicine in Bursa, Turkey. He later completed his Internal Medicine residency at Haydarpasa State Hospital under the guidance of the Hematology-Oncology specialist, Professor Aydogan Albayrak M.D. He later completed his Medical Oncology residency program at Marmara University, School of Medicine in 2006 during which time he contributed to securing the first oncology quality certification in Turkey.
Following completion of his residency Dr İyikesici founded the Medical Oncology Department at Diyarbakır State Hospital and undertook advanced training in hyperthermia at centers in Germany and Switzerland.