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Yusuf Yazici, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Dr. Yazici is an internationally renowned rheumatologist, researcher and expert in clinical trial design and management. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at NYU. His areas of interest are Behçet’s Disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, early arthritis, patient reported outcomes, database and registry management and monitoring of arthritis patients in regard to clinical response and adverse events related to treatment. He has published more than 250 medical papers and book chapters and has given numerous national and international presentations. Dr. Yazici has been Chief Medical Officer of Biosplice Therapeutics, Inc. since 2013, leading the development of new therapies for osteoarthritis, various oncologic conditions and Alzheimer’s disease, and sits on the Medical Advisory Board for the American Bechet’s Disease Foundation.


Dr. Yazici completed his fellowship in rheumatology at the Hospital for Special Surgery and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York City, NY and his residency in internal medicine at Creighton University, Omaha, NE. Dr. Yazici received his medical degree from Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.