- Clinical Observer at Royal Hallamshire, Sheffield School of Medicine, the U.K. and Western General Hospital, Edinburgh School of Medicine in 1991,
- Attended two courses held by the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies in Germany and Spain during his residency,
- Received the “Travel Fellowship” awards by “Brain Investigations Society” and 2nd Neurotrauma Symposium in Glasgow for his dissertation study authored in 1993,
- Served as Head of Neuro-oncology Education and Training Group in Turkish Neurological Society from 2012 to 2014, Vice President of the Society from 2014 to 2017, and President of the Society from 2016 to 2017,
- Served as Co-President of Cerebrovascular Diseases Committee of World Federation of Neurosurgical Society in 2017 and of Mediterranean Neurosurgical Society in 2018,
- Authored more than 100 articles that were published in international and national journals and book chapters along with being editor of 3 books,
- A TED speaker and he authored stories and essays published in numerous journals and newspapers,
- He is interested in sailing and a member of the Advisory Board in the Marine Forum of Koç University.
Education and Training:
- Medical EducationIstanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1979,
- Neurosurgery ResidencyDepartment of Neurosurgery, Istanbul School of Medicine 1986.
- Professor at the Department of Neurosurgery, American Hospital 2019,
- Professor / Head of DepartmentDepartment of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, İstinye University 2016,
- Professor / Head of Neurosurgery DepartmentLiv Hospital 2015,
- Professor / Head of Neurosurgery DepartmentFlorance Nightingale Hospital 2011,
- ProfessorDepartment of Neurosurgery, Istanbul School of Medicine 2006,
- Assoc. Prof.Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul School of Medicine 1999,
- Attending PhysicianDepartment of Neurosurgery, Istanbul School of Medicine1996,
- Research FellowBarrow Neurology Institute, Neurovascular and Skull Base Surgery, Phoenix, Arizona, the U.S.A1995,
- Attending PhysicianBakırköy Mental Health and Neurological Diseases Hospital, Kartal Training, and Research Hospital1993,
- Medical Practitioner (Conscription)Emergency Department, Konya State Hospital1986.