Biography

Dr Gokaslan received his initial medical training at the University of Istanbul Faculty of Medicine in Turkey. He completed his pathology training at the Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, and his surgical pathology and cytopathology fellowships at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. Dr Gokaslan spent one year at the Northwestern University, Chicago before joining the staff at the UT Southwestern. Dr Gokaslan's clinical practice interests include Thoracic Pathology and Cytopathology.

Education

Medical School
University of Istanbul (1984)
Residency
University of Istanbul (1988), Anesthesiology/critical Care
Residency
Lenox Hill Hospital (1993), Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
Fellowship
University of Texas MD Anderson (1994), Cytopathology
Fellowship
University of Texas MD Anderson (1995), Surgical Pathology

Research Interest

  • Thoracic pathology

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Somatic alterations in juvenile polyps from BMPR1A and SMAD4 mutation carriers.
Blatter RH, Plasilova M, Wenzel F, Gokaslan ST, Terracciano L, Ashfaq R, Heinimann K Genes Chromosomes Cancer 2015 Sep 54 9 575-82

Honors & Awards

  • Vernie Stembridge, M.D. Resident Teaching Award
    Award given for contribution to resident teaching (2007)
  • Vernie Stembridge, M.D. Resident Teaching Award
    Award given for contribution to resident teaching (2000)
  • M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Fellow Research Award
    Monetary award given to selected fellows for research (1993)