Born in Ankara in 1968. Completed primary, secondary, and high school education at TED Ankara College between 1974-1985. Entered Ankara University Faculty of Medicine in 1985. In 1989, worked as an intern in the Plastic Surgery department at Bangour General Hospital in Edinburgh, Scotland for 2 months, and in the Urology/Andrology department at St. Johannsspital in Salzburg, Austria for 1 month in 1990. Graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Medicine in 1991 as the 22nd student. Passed the Medical Specialty Exam (TUS) in 1991 and started working as a research assistant in the Department of Urology at Ankara University Faculty of Medicine.