Dr. Sinan Yavas
Born in Istanbul, Turkey, Dr. Yavas is a proud graduate of Towne Acres Elementary, Liberty Bell Middle, and Science Hill High Schools. He would go on to earn a B.A. in Anthropology from Vanderbilt University where he also earned his M.D. degree before going to the University of Florida for his Anesthesia Residency. Dr. Yavas has co-authored a number of peer-reviewed publications studying various topics including the rates of long-term mortality after major surgery for patients suffering acute kidney injury, the leakage of catheter lock solutions from various venous access devices, and the treatment of ascending aortic pseudoaneurysms in patients suffering from heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. He has also developed several web simulations modeling the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of commonly-administered anesthetic medications. Dr. Yavas is married and likes spending time with his wife and children. Having already traveled to over forty countries, Dr. Yavas currently enjoys taking road trips with his family, having most recently trekked to Newfoundland, Texas, and Yellowstone. Dr. Yavas is an avid reader, particularly of books on a wide variety of social science and historical topics.