In 1981, I graduated from Ankara University and completed my General Surgery training at Ankara Gazi University in 1987. I established the Department of General Surgery at Firat University as an Associate Professor and became a Professor in 2003, focusing on Breast Diseases, Thyroid Diseases, and Endocrine Surgery. I held various positions at universities, Ministry of Health, and Social Security Institution. In 2016, I became the Turkish Surgical Association President and managed Competency Exams and Training Courses. In 2018, I organized the largest medical conference in Turkey, the 21st National Surgical Congress, with the highest number of speaker participations.