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Drawn to rheumatology by her passion for holistic care, Bahar Sumbul-Yuksel, MD, is a board-certified rheumatologist in Orlando, Florida who is known for her commitment to the highest quality medical care.

Dr. Sumbul-Yuksel received her medical degree from the Medical School of Cukurova University in Turkey, where she was the top graduate in her class. She moved to the United States for her internal medicine residency and rheumatology fellowship and completed both at the Albany Medical Center in New York.

Dr. Sumbul-Yuksel is active in medical education and advancing innovations in the fields of rheumatology and internal medicine. With two decades of experience in medical practice, she now serves as the assistant program director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at AdventHealth Medical Group in Orlando. She's respected by colleagues and students for her clinical and teaching skills, and she has also taught at the Universities of Nevada and Central Florida.

To relax and rejuvenate when she's away from work, you'll often find Dr. Sumbul-Yuksel reading a good book or enjoying nature with family.

Personal Interests

Spending time with husband and children, hiking, reading.

Care Philosophy

Committed to offering you both traditional and holistic options, Dr. Sumbul-Yuksel strives to achieve the best possible outcomes while honoring your body, mind and spirit. As part of a multidisciplinary team, she'll consult and collaborate with other providers to accomplish your desired treatment goals.

Awards & Recognitions
Top medical school graduate
Recognized as a Fellow by the American College of Rheumatology
Annual Meeting Planning Committee and Committee on Workforce and Training Issues
Numerous professional poster presentations
Areas Served
Orlando, FL
Languages Spoken
English, Turkish

Medical School of Cukurova University, Turkey


Internal Medicine at Albany Medical Center


Rheumatology at Albany Medical Center

Medical Organization Memberships and Committees

American College of Rheumatology


Kaushik, P., Solomon, D.H., Greenberg, J.D., Anderson, J.T., Reed, G., Pala, O., Sumbul-Yuksel, B., Kadam, P., Kremer, J.M. (2015). CORRONA investigators. Subcutaneous nodules are associated with cardiovascular events in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: results from a large US registry. Clin Rheumatol. 34(10):1697-704.

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Insurances accepted by Bahar Sumbul-Yuksel, MD


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  • AARP
  • AdventHealth Advantage Plan
  • AdventHealth Advantage Plans (all plans – employee, Rosen, Medicare Advantage, Individual)
  • Aetna / US Healthcare - non HMO
  • Aetna / US Healthcare HMO
  • Allegiance
  • American Healthcare Alliance
  • American Insurance Admin
  • Amerigroup
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare/Primetime Health Plan
  • AvMed
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