Dr. Simsek is a well known Breast Cancer Senology Specialist (benign and malignant disease) who did her training and surgical residencies in Turkey and in Italy. She specialised in General Surgery and sub-specialised in breast cancer surgery.
Dr. Simsek attained a Master’s Degree in Breast Cancer, and Breast Cancer surgery from two famous schools, the European Institute of Oncology and Milan University, Italy.
Dr. Simsek worked in Italy as Assistant to Prof. Umberto VERONESI for three years. Prof. Umberto is a known founder of breast-conserving surgery in breast cancer treatment with the invention of the quadrantectomy, and other conservative surgical techniques, including sentinel lymph node biopsy.
Dr. Simsek became an Associate Professor at Ankara University Hospital in Turkey and was working in one of the biggest private health institute in Istanbul, Turkey for 11 years prior to joining the CosmeSurge and Emirates Hospitals in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Dr. Simsek is known also for conservative surgery for breast cancer and sentinel lymph node biopsy, ROLL/SNOLL techniques (Radio-Occult Lesion Localisation for non- palpable breast lesions and sentinel lymph nodes, breast lumps and breast diseases). She has excellent outcomes for her work.
Dr Simsek has continuously contributed to informing her chosen profession throughout her working life; she has worked on various breast cancer research projects including those concerned with Breast Conservation Surgery, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Pregnancy and Breast cancer, Intraoperative Radiotherapy After Breast Conservative Surgery,and In situ Ductal Carcinomas Radio-Occult Lesion Localisation.
She has published numerous articles in various national and international peer-reviewed Journals.
Dr.Simsek is a member of the Turkish Surgical Association and various International/National Scientific/Surgical Institutions and nonprofit breast cancer organisations.