- Diplomate, American Board of Oncology
- Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Dr. Oral is a compassionate doctor who believes that educating her patients is key. Dr. Oral received both her undergraduate and medical degree from the Hacettepe University School of Medicine in Ankara, Turkey. She did her residency at the Western PA / Allegheny Medical Center and finished as a chief resident.
Dr. Oral also held several academic appointments. Her hard work as a fellow at the University of Pittsburgh rewarded her with positions as assistant professor and Medical Director of the HLA-Platelet Program, CD 34 Laboratory, Aphaeresis Department and Industry Trials. She also taught at the National Institutes of Health, University of Virginia, and the Pittsburgh Cancer Institute.
Patient Care Philosophy
Dr. Burcoglu-Oral believes that in order to relate to her patients she must be able to give them the proper knowledge. Knowing what the disease is, the treatment plan and implementing the standard of care. "I want to be able to give my patients confidence without compromising their quality of life. Knowledge is the best way to minimize their overwhelming isolation within the context of positioning them into the universality of objective medicine."