Dr. Deniz Yavas, BA, PharmD, CPh, BCACP earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Vanderbilt University in 2008 and earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida in 2012. He subsequently completed two years of residency training focused in ambulatory care pharmacy with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. He has since mostly practiced in the outpatient setting, working closely with primary care providers to manage patients' chronic disease states (particularly diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, anticoagulation, and smoking cessation). Dr. Yavas is a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist who is licensed in Ohio, Illinois, Texas, and Florida (where he is also licensed as a consultant pharmacist). In his spare time, Dr. Yavas likes to listen to and compose music, travel, and learn foreign languages (in addition to English, he is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, and Turkish).