Dr. Sahin Yanik finished medical school at Trakya University in Edirne, Turkey. After completing his internal medicine training at the University of Buffalo, he moved to southern California, where he has been practising medicine since 2007. Dr. Yanik is currently a hospital-based physician, specialising in internal medicine, at Northridge Medical Center in Northridge, California. He is board certified by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Having practised in multiple settings, from hospital to outpatient, Dr. Sahin has participated in multiple projects that have involved improving patient safety and quality of care. He has comprehensive experience and expertise in treating symptoms of acute disease, as well as chronic conditions and end of life care. With his background in palliative care, Dr. Yanik believes in not only treating the disease itself, but rather treating the whole person with dignity and respect.
Dr. Yanik was a recipient of the Art of Compassion award in 2011 and the Stellar Stethoscope in 2009, both by St. John’s Regional Medical Center.