Ilyas Sahin, MD is an assistant professor in the division of hematology and oncology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Sahin earned his medical degree from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine in Turkey. He went on to work as a postdoctoral research fellow in medical oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and completed an internal medicine residency at the Mount Auburn Hospital, both of which are affiliated with Harvard Medical School. He most recently completed a fellowship in hematology and oncology at Rhode Island Hospital, the principal teaching hospital of Brown University.
His clinical and research interests focus on esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal disorders, liver cancer, stomach cancer and immunotherapy. His work on the role of MDM2 in immunotherapy resistance was published in multiple online news networks and was among CDDpress journal’s monthly readers’ choice.
Dr. Sahin is board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine, and Medical Oncology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has earned multiple awards and accolades over the years, including the Pilot Project Award at the Cancer Center at Brown University in 2020 and the Best Presentation Award at Mount Auburn Hospital in 2017.