Tamer M. Yalcinkaya, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.3 out of 5

103 Ratings

Tamer M. Yalcinkaya, M.D.

Section Head,
Associate Professor,

Clinical Specialties

Endometriosis, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Infertility, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Reproductive Endocrinology, Assisted Reproductive Technology, Fibroids

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-6476
Department: 336-716-1025


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Education & Training

  • M.D., Istanbul University Med Fac-Turkey , 1983
  • Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Harlem Hosp Ctr, 1989
  • Fellowship, University of California-San F, 1991

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Obstetrics & Gynecology

NPI Number

  • 1124003579
Tamer M. Yalcinkaya, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.3 out of 5

103 Ratings

Tamer M. Yalcinkaya, M.D.

Section Head, Reproductive Medicine
Associate Professor, Reproductive Medicine

Research Interests

anesthesiology, biotechnology, drugs/therapeutic agents pharm, genetics/genome, molecular biology/molecular me, pain

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-2373 | Department: 336-716-1025


Recent Publications

Yalcinkaya TM, Sittadjody S, Opara EC. Scientific principles of regenerative medicine and their application in the female reproductive system. Maturitas. 2014;77(1):12-19.

Mol F, van Mello NM, Strandell A, Strandell K, Jurkovic D, Ross J, Barnhart KT, Yalcinkaya TM, Verhoeve HR, Graziosi GC, Koks CA, Klinte I, Hogstrom L, Janssen IC, Kragt H, Hoek A, Trimbos-Kemper TC, Broekmans FJ, Willemsen WN, Ankum WM,. Salpingotomy versus salpingectomy in women with tubal pregnancy (ESEP study): an open-label, multicentre, randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2014;383(9927):1483-1489.

Hou L, Shu YM [sic] [Shu Y], Johnston-MacAnanny EB, Yalcinkaya TM. Gamma-amino butyric acid (GABA) levels and GABA-Ergic gene expression in ovarian follicular fluid (FF) during controlled ovarian stimulation [abstract]. Reprod Sci. 2014;21(3 Suppl):115A.

Yu J, Berga SL, Yalcinkaya T, Huang, L, Bagchi IC, Bagchi MK, Taylor RN. Gap junction protein connexin 43 is necessary and sufficient for pro-implantation phenotype in human endometrial stromal cells [abstract]. Reprod Sci. 2014;21(3 Suppl):413A-414A.

Strowd RE, Blackwood R, Brown M, Harmon M, Lovato J, Yalcinkaya T, Lesser G. Impact of temozolomide on gonadal function in patients with primary malignant brain tumors. J Oncol Pharm Pract. 2013;19(4):321-327.

Francisco AMC, Yu J, Yalcinkaya T, Johnston-MacAnanny EB, Sidell N, Berga SL, Taylor RN. Estradiol and inflammatory cytokines induce neuroangiogenic responses in endometriosis stromal cells [abstract]. Reprod Sci. 2013;20(3 Suppl):149A.

Hou L, Francisco ACM, Taylor RN, Yalcinkaya TM. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is regulated by gonadotropins in luteinizing granulosa cells (GC) through protein kinase A (PKA) independent pathways [abstract]. Reprod Sci. 2013;20(3 Suppl):253A.

Hammond GL, Miguel-Queralt S, Yalcinkaya TM, Underhill C, Place NJ, Glickman SE, Drea CM, Wagner AP, Siiteri PK. Phylogenetic comparisons implicate sex hormone-binding globulin in 'masculinization' of the female spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta). Endocrinology. 2012;153(3):1435-1443.

Yalcinkaya TM, Erman-Akar M, Jennell J. Term delivery following transvaginal drainage of bilateral ovarian abscesses after oocyte retrieval: a case report. J Reprod Med. 2011;56(1-2):87-90.

Akar ME, Carrillo AJ, Jennell JL, Yalcinkaya TM. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic ovarian tissue transplantation. Fertil Steril. 2011;95(3):1120.e5.

Taylor JE, Yalcinkaya TM, Akar ME. Successful conservative management of cervical ectopic pregnancy: a case series. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2011;283(6):1215-1217.

Yalcinkaya TM, Akar ME, Kammire LD, Johnston-MacAnanny EB, Mertz HL. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic repair of symptomatic cesarean scar defect: a report of two cases. J Reprod Med. 2011;56(5-6):265-270.

Hou L, Arcury T, Quandt S, Miller L, Howard T, Grzywacz J, Miller J, Yalcinkaya TM. Use of spermatozoal mRNA profiles to study genes affected by pesticide exposure in humans [abstract]. Reprod Sci. 2011;18(4 Suppl):175A.

Johnston-MacAnanny EB, Koty P, Pettenati M, Brady M, Yalcinkaya TM, Schmidt DW. The first case described: monozygotic twin sisters with the fragile X premutation but with a different phenotype for premature ovarian failure. Fertil Steril. 2011;95(7):2431.e13-5.

Danzy L, Hou L, Yalcinkaya TM. Bone morphogenetic proteins (BMP)-2 and-6 are potential targets of GABA-A receptor activation in human luteinized granulosa cells (GC) [abstract]. Fertil Steril. 2011;96(3 Suppl 1):S127.

Leezer KH, Brady M, Yalcinkaya TM, Johnston-MacAnanny EB. Is a negative energy balance and strenuous exercise as a young adult a predictor of future fecundity? [abstract]. Fertil Steril. 2011;96(3 Suppl 1):S117.

Hou L, Yalcinkaya TM. Expression of gamma-aminobutyric acid related genes in primary cultures of human granulosa-lutein cells (GQ) [abstract]. Reprod Sci. 2010;17(3 Suppl):137A.

Akar ME, Leezer KH, Yalcinkaya TM. Robot-assisted laparoscopic management of a case with juvenile cystic adenomyoma [letter]. Fertil Steril. 2010;94(3):e55-e56.

Yalcinkaya TM, Rowan SP, Akar ME. Culdocentesis followed by saline solution-enhanced ultrasonography: technique for evaluation of suspected ectopic pregnancy. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2010;17(6):754-759.

Johnston-MacAnanny EB, Akar ME, Miller JZ, Carrillo A, Bozoklu O, Yalcinkaya TM. Reducing the risk of multiples with controlled ovarian stimulation (COS): utilization of concurrent letrozole plus hMG protocol for IUI with option for follicle reduction (SFR) and oocyte vitrification [abstract]. Fertil Steril. 2010;94(4 Suppl 1):S154.

Erman-Akar M, Mullany S, Huffman J, Yalcinkaya TM. Early postoperative small bowel obstruction after laparoscopic myomectomy. Fertil Steril. 2010;94(6):2329.e9-12.

Hou L, Belcastro MC, Yalcinkaya TM. Functional GABA-A receptors in primary cultures of human granulosa-lutelin cells (GC) [abstract]. Reprod Sci. 2008;15(2 Suppl):164A.

Mol F, Strandell A, Jurkovic D, Yalcinkaya T, Verhoeve HR, Koks CAM, van der Linden PJQ, Graziosi GCM, Thurkow AL, Hoek A, et al. The ESEP study: salpingostomy versus salpingectomy for tubal ectopic pregnancy; the impact on future fertility: a randomised controlled trial. BMC Womens Health. 2008;8():article 11.

Dickersin K, Munro MG, Clark M, Langenberg P, Scherer R, Frick K, Zhu Q, Hallock L, Nichols J, Yalcinkaya TM. Hysterectomy compared with endometrial ablation for dysfunctional uterine bleeding: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2007;110(6):1279-1289.

Sun W, Li H, Wininger J, Yalcinkaya TM. L-selectin concentration in protein supplements used in embryo culture media [abstract]. Fertil Steril. 2006;86(Suppl 2):S321.

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Associate Professor, Reproductive Medicine

Clinical Specialties

Endometriosis, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Infertility, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Reproductive Endocrinology, Assisted Reproductive Technology, Fibroids
Tamer M. Yalcinkaya, M.D.

Tamer M. Yalcinkaya, M.D.

Section Head, Reproductive Medicine
Associate Professor, Reproductive Medicine

Doctor Rating

4.3 out of 5

Tamer M. Yalcinkaya, M.D.103 Ratings

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I would appreciate it if my interest in herbal treatment was respected.


Dr yalcinkaya was very helpful and friendly, offered care and help.answered all my question and did an amazing job during my surgery procedure. would definatley recommend him to family and friends


I feel rushed when with this provider. He seems extremely busy. More times than not, his phone has rang when he was with me which made me feel as though he was preoccupied with other things. While in the hospital he even seemed very busy & left my bedside because his phone rang and never came back. I am beginning to think he has too much stuff going on to give me the care that I want and pay for.


I absolutely appreciate this doctor. he took good time with me to make sure I felt comfortable. he is awesome.


Physician running behind, seen by resident (initially) provider seemed in hurry.


Excellent physician!


Dr. Yalcinkaya is always so caring and understanding. He is very personal with his patients.

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