Dr. Sancak Yuksel earned his medical degree at the Hacettepe University School of Medicine in Ankara,
Turkey. He completed his otorhinolaryngology residency and an advanced fellowship in head-neck and skull base surgery at the Istanbul University Cerrahpasa School of Medicine in Istanbul, Turkey. He served as a research fellow in the Basic Science Laboratory of the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and worked in numerous National Institutes of Health-funded projects focused on the middle ear and eustachian tube pathophysiology. He completed a two-year clinical fellowship in the Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.
A member of American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Yuksel’s clinical interests include pediatric ear diseases, cochlear implantation, newborn and pediatric swallowing and airway problems, and congenital head and neck lesions.
Dr. Yuksel is an assistant professor in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School. Previously he served as an instructor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.