Dr. Levent Balkir MD Internist
Dr. Levent Balkir is an internist in Tampa, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bayfront Health St. Petersburg and Brandon Regional Hospital. He received his medical degree from Ankara University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 22 years. He is one of 62 doctors at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg and one of 86 at Brandon Regional Hospital who specialize in Internal Medicine.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Internist: Hospital Medicine/Hospitalist
Education & Medical Training
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2003–2006
Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1992
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine
FL State Medical License
Active through 2015
PA State Medical License
Active through 2012
Publications & Presentations
Negative regulation of the Apaf-1 apoptosome by Hsp70.
Saleh, A., Srinivasula, S. M., Balkir, L., Robbins, P. D., Alnemri, E. S.
Fas ligand is expressed on human squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck, and it promotes apoptosis of T lymphocytes.
Gastman, B. R., Atarshi, Y., Reichert, T. E., Saito, T., Balkir, L., Rabinowich, H., Whiteside, T. L.
Development of approaches to improve cell survival in myoblast transfer therapy.
Qu, Z., Balkir, L., van Deutekom, J. C., Robbins, P. D., Pruchnic, R., Huard, J.
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2810 W Saint Isabel St
Tampa, FL 33607
Phone: (813) 890-8004
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