Yücel Yankol, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor


600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI, 53792-7375


  • MD, Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, 1998
  • General Surgery Residency, Taksim Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey, 2004
  • Transplant Surgery Fellowship, Memorial Sisli Hospital, Transplantation Center, Istanbul, Turkey, 2009

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Yankol specializes in liver transplantation, live donor hepatectomy, live donor liver transplantation (LDLT), and hepatobiliary surgery in adult and pediatric patients.

Dr. Yankol provides a wide range of services including Wedge Resection of the Liver, Pediatric Liver Transplant, Deceased Donor Liver Transplantation, Liver Resection, Live Donor Liver Transplantation (LDLT).

Recent Publications

  • A rare variation in hepatic anatomy and the impact on operative planning and technique.
    Kensinger C, Yankol Y, Fernandez L, Al-Aldra D
    Am. J. Transplant. 2020 Feb; 20(2): 611-613
    [PubMed ID: 31983083]

  • Targeted donor complement blockade after brain death prevents delayed graft function in a nonhuman primate model of kidney transplantation.
    Danobeitia JS, Zens TJ, Chlebeck PJ, Zitur LJ, Reyes JA, Eerhart MJ, Coonen J, Capuano S, D'Alessandro AM, Torrealba JR, Burguete D, Brunner K, Van Amersfoort E, Ponstein Y, Van Kooten C, Jankowska-Gan E, Burlingham W, Sullivan J, Djamali A, Pozniak M, Yankol Y, Fernandez LA
    Am. J. Transplant. 2020 06; 20(6): 1513-1526
    [PubMed ID: 31922336]

  • Liver Transplant and Improvements in Cholesterol Biosynthesis Defects: A Case Report of Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome.
    Ertugrul G, Yankol Y, Mecit N, Kirimlioglu H, Kanmaz T, Acarli K, Kalayoglu M
    Exp Clin Transplant 2019 Jan 21;
    [PubMed ID: 30674241]

  • Beliefs of Living Donors About Recipients' End-Stage Liver Failure and Surgery for Organ Donation.
    Krespi MR, Tankurt A, Acarli K, Kanmaz T, Yankol Y, Kalayoglu M
    Transplant. Proc. 2017 Jul - Aug; 49(6): 1369-1375
    [PubMed ID: 28736009]

  • Liver Transplant in Children with Hepatoblastoma.
    Okur MH, Yankol Y, Cimşit B, Mecit N, Ertuğrul G, Kanmaz T, Bozkurt C, Acarlı K, Kalayoğlu M
    Exp Clin Transplant 2019 10; 17(5): 644-647
    [PubMed ID: 28411361]

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