Kerim Bora Yilmaz received his MD in Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine in Ankara, 2001. Yilmaz completed his General Surgery residency at the Ankara Oncology Training and Research Hospital in 2008. Currently, he works as an associate professor of general surgery in Ankara Diskapi Yildirim Beyazit Training and Research Hospital. His work focuses on cancer surgery and he is the head of the chronic diabetic wound unit. In September 2018, he joined Esendağlı lab for Ph.D. studies. His current research topic is immunological aspects of surgical oncology.