Anil Tombak, MD

Associate Professor

Department of Internal Medicine – Hematology

Mersin University Medical Faculty

Mersin, Turkey


Associate Doctor Anil Tombak, M.D. was born on April 25, 1976. He was graduated from Gazi Anatolian High School at 1994 and then graduated from Çukurova University Medical Faculty at 2000. After that, he was trained at Mersin University Medical Faculty Internal Medicine Department, and after Internal Medicine specialization, became a fellow of Hematology at the same University. He became a hematologist in 2013 and still working at Mersin University Medical Faculty, Department of Internal Medicine – Hematology, Mersin, Turkey. Associate Doctor Anil Tombak is married and has two children.

Research Interest

Scientific Activities

1. Clinical Research First Prize, International Eurasian Hematology Congress, 2013-06-19, Antalya, Turkey.
1. Turkish Society of Gastroenterology, 2007-06-19, Antalya, Turkey.
2. Turkish Society of Hematology, 2010-09-19, Antalya, Turkey.
3. Turkish Society of Hematology, 2013-06-19, Antalya, Turkey.
4. Turkish Society of Apheresis, 2013-06-19, Kıbrıs, Turkey.
5. Geriatric Hematology Young Investigator Award, Geriatric Hematology Society, 2014-06-19, Ankara, Turkey.
6. Jury, HOD, 2015-09-24, Kıbrıs, Turkey.
Memberships in Scientific Organizations
1. Hematological Oncology Association, Member No: 100, Turkey, 2016-03-07-Continue.
2. Turkish hematology association, Member No: 766, Turkey, 2007-06-07-Continue.
1. Certificate of Good Clinical Practice, Minister of Health, 01, 2016-06-19.
2. Course on Use of Experimental Animals, Mersin University, 000042, 2014-07-04


International - SCI/SCI-Expanded category
25. Yavasoglu, I.; Sargin, G.; Yilmaz, F.; Altındag, S.; Akgun, G.; Tombak, A.; Toka, B.; Dal, S.; Ozbas, H. Cholesterol Levels in Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. ELSEVIER BV, 2017, 0-0.
24. Tombak, A.; Uçar, M.; Akdeniz, A.; Yilmaz, A.; Kaleagası, H.; Sungur, M.; Tiftik, E. Therapeutic Plasma Exchange in Patients with Neurologic Disorders: Review of 63 Cases. SPRINGER NATURE , 2017, 33 , 97-105.
23. Karakaya, B.; Tombak, A.; Serin, M.; Tiftik, N. Change in plasma a disintegrin and metalloprotease with thrombospondin type-1 repeats-13 and von Willebrand factor levels in venous thromboembolic patients. INFORMA UK LIMITED, 2016, 21 , 295-299. Publications_003.pdf
22. Tombak, A.; Uçar, M.; Akdeniz, A.; Tiftik, E.; Gören şahin, D.; Akay, O.; Yıldırım, M.; Nevruz, O.; Kış, C. The Role of Azacitidine in the Treatment of Elderly Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Results of a Retrospective Multicenter Study. TURKISH JOURNAL OF HAEMATOLOGY , 2016, 33 , 273-280. Publications_002.pdf
21. Salim, O.; Toptas, T.; Avsar, E.; Yucel, O.; Ozturk, E.; Ferhanoglu, B.; Geduk, A.; Mehtap, O.; Tombak, A. Azacitidine versus decitabine in patients with refractory anemia with excess blast—Results of multicenter study. ELSEVIER BV, 2016, 45 , 82-89. Publications_004.pdf
20. Tombak, A.; Ay, O.; Erdal, M.; Sungur, M.; Ucar, M.; Akdeniz, A.; Tiftik, E. MicroRNA Expression Analysis in Patients with Primary Myelofibrosis, Polycythemia vera and Essential Thrombocythemia. SPRINGER SCIENCE + BUSINESS MEDIA, 2015, 31 , 416-425.
19. Tombak, A. Circulating MicroRNAs in Newly Diagnosed Acute and Chronic Leukemias. AKADEMI DOKTORLAR YAYINEVI, 2015, 25 , 75-80.
18. Hacioglu, S.; Bilen, Y.; Eser, A.; Sivgin, S.; Gurkan, E.; Yildirim, R.; Aydogdu, I.; Dogu, M.; Yilmaz, M. Multicenter retrospective analysis regarding the clinical manifestations and treatment results in patients with hairy cell leukemia: twenty-four year Turkish experience in cladribine therapy. WILEYBLACKWELL, 2015, 172-179.
17. Tombak, A.; Aygün, S.; Serinsöz, E.; Tiftik, E. Complete recovery of pyoderma gangrenosum after successful treatment of underlying hairy cell leukemia with cladribine. KOREAN ASSOCIATION OF INTERNAL MEDICINE , 2015, 30 , 739-741.
16. Tombak, A.; Boztepe, B.; Tiftik, N.; Comert, M.; Salim, O.; Aydin, K.; Gurkan, E.; Yucel, O.; Saydam, G. Seasonal Association of Immune Thrombocytopenia in Adults. AVES PUBLISHING CO. , 2015, 1-5.
15. Turgutalp, K.; Ozhan, O.; Akbay, E.; Tombak, A.; Tiftik, N.; Ozcan, T.; Yilmaz, S.; Helvaci, I.; Kiykim, A. Mean Platelet Volume and Related Factors in Patients at Different Stages of Diabetic Nephropathy: A Preliminary Study. CLINICAL AND APPLIED THROMBOSIS-HEMOSTASIS, 2014, 20 , 190-195.
14. Tombak, A.; Tiftik, N.; Dogu, M.; Sari, I.; Akay, M.; Karagulle, M.; Kaya, E.; Korkmaz, S.; Sencan, M. The Clinical Characteristics and Therapeutic Outcomes of Elderly Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: A Retrospective Multicenter Study. BLOOD, 2014, 124 , 0-0.
13. Hacioglu, S.; Bilen, Y.; Eser, A.; Sivgin, S.; Gurkan, E.; Yildirim, R.; Aydogdu, I.; Dogu, M.; Yilmaz, M. HAIRY CELL LEUKEMIA: MULTICENTER RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS IN TURKEY. HAEMATOLOGICA, 2014, 99 , 694-694.
12. Korkmaz, S.; Dal, M.; Berber, I.; Sahin, D.; Dogu, M.; Ayyildiz, O.; Nizam, I.; Albayrak, M.; Esen, R. Clinical characteristics and therapeutic outcomes of elderly patients with chronic myeloid leukemia: A retrospective multicenter study. WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2014, 15 , 729-735.
11. Avsar, E.; Salim, O.; Toptas, T.; Deveci, B.; Kurtoglu, E.; Tombak, A.; Tiftik, E.; Undar, L. Comparison of DNA Methyltransferase Inhibitors in Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome. BLOOD, 2014, 124 , 0-0.
10. Hacioglu, S.; Bilen, Y.; Eser, A.; Sivgin, S.; Gurkan, E.; Yildirim, R.; Aydogdu, I.; Dogu, M.; Yilmaz, M. Multicenter retrospective analysis regarding the clinical manifestations and treatment results in patients with hairy cell leukemia: twenty-four year Turkish experience in cladribine therapy. WILEYBLACKWELL, 2014, 1-10.
9. Yavasoglu, I.; Pektas, G.; Yilmaz, F.; Akguen, G.; Tombak, A.; Toka, B.; Dal, S.; Ozbas, H.; Cetin, G. Cholesterol Levels In Patients With Newly Diagnosed Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: A retrospective Multicenter Study. BLOOD, 2013, 122 , 0-0.
8. Korkmaz, S.; Keklik, M.; Sivgin, S.; Yildirim, R.; Tombak, A.; Kaya, M.; Acik, D.; Esen, R.; Hacioglu, S. Therapeutic plasma exchange in patients with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: A retrospective multicenter study. TRANSFUSION AND APHERESIS SCIENCE , 2013, 48 , 353-358.
7. Turgutalp, K.; Kiykim, A.; Tabakan, F.; Tombak, A.; Tiftik, N.; Ozhan, O. Secondary Amiloidosis and Familial Mediterranean Fever Mimicking Recurrent Abdominal Sickling Crisis in a Patient with Sickle Cell Anemia. TURKISH JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY , 2013, 28 , 218-219.
6. Horasan, E.; Ersoz, G.; Tombak, A.; Tiftik, N.; Kaya, A. Bloodstream infections and mortality-related factors in febrile neutropenic cancer patients. MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, 2011, 17 , CR304-CR309.
5. Sezgin, O.; Altintas, E.; Ucbilek, E.; Tombak, A. Percutaneous Liver Biopsies: Safety and Efficacy. TURKIYE KLINIKLERI TIP BILIMLERI DERGISI, 2010, 30 ,1287-1291.
4. Sezgin, O.; Altintas, E.; Tombak, A.; Ucbilek, E. Fasciola hepatica-induced acute pancreatitis: Report of two cases and review of the literature. TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY , 2010, 21 , 183-187.
3. Sezgin, O.; Altintas, E.; Polat, A.; Tombak, A. Ultrasonographic features of a large B-cell lymphoma of the gallbladder. TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY , 2009, 20 , 239-240.
2. Sezgin, O.; Altintas, E.; Uecbilek, E.; Tombak, A.; Tellioglu, B. Low efficacy rate of moxifloxacin-containing Helicobacter pylori eradication treatment: In an observational study in a turkish population. HELICOBACTER, 2007, 12 , 518-522.
1. Sezgin, O.; Altintas, E.; Tombak, A. Effects of seasonal variations on acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding and its etiology. TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY , 2007, 18 , 172-176.
International - Covered by Other International Indexes
1. şahin, F.; Akay, O.; Mesut, A.; Dal, M.; Ertop, 􀁒.; Ilhan, O.; Karakuş, V.; özcan, M.; özkocaman, V. Pesg PNH diagnosis, follow-up and treatment guidelines. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BLOOD RESEARCH, 2016, 6 , 19-27. Publications_005.pdf
National - Covered by ULAKBIM
2. Tombak, A.; Tekin, Tiftik, E. Cardiac Tamponade: An Unusual Presentation of Multiple Myeloma: Case Report. TURKIYE KLINIKLERI JOURNAL OF CASE REPORTS, 2013, 21 , 167-170.
1. Altıntaş, E.; Tombak, .; Tellioğlu, B. The causes, diagnosis and treatment of severe jaundice. AKADEMIK GASTROENTEROLOJI DERGISI, 2010, 9 , 02-07.
National - Other
3. Tombak, A.; Tabakan, F.; Eskandari, H.; Tiftik, E. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia With Meningeal Infiltration By Monoclonal T Lymphocytes. CAUSAPEDIA, 2014, 3 , 926-926.
2. Turgutalp, K.; Karabulut, U.; Tombak, A.; Koseci, T.; Ozgur, A.; Kiykim, A. Thrombocytopenia Associated with Portal Vein Thrombosis as a Presenting Sign of Adult Nephrotic Syndrome: A Case Report. TURKISH NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION , 2014, 23 , 70-72.
1. Sezgin, O.; Altıntaş , E.; Tombak, A.; Karabacak, T. A jejunal non-hodgkin’s lymphoma: Initial presentation of celiac disease. AKADEMIK GASTROENTEROLOJI DERGISI, 2008, 7 , 46-50.
International - Chaper(s) in Book (Translated)
1. Tombak, A. Case-Based Hematology, ISBN: 9786053971207, Akademisyen Kitabevi, Number of print: 1, Total Printing Number: 500, 197 Page, Turkish, İstanbul, Turkey, 2012.
2. Tombak, A. The Best 500 Qoestions and Answers, ISBN: 1493287, Nobel, Number of print: 2015, Total Printing Number: 100, 450 Page, Turkish, Mersin, Turkey, 2015.

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