Graduated from TED Ankara College, and Hacettepe University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey. Specialized at the Hacettepe University Medical School, Department of Ophthalmology in 1991. Assigned at the same university as associate professor in 1995, and as clinical professor of ophthalmology from 2002-2014. Currently at private practice.
Basic and clinical research at the Netherlands Ophthalmic Research Institute, Amsterdam, the Netherlands in 1993, and at the Johns Hopkins University Wilmer Eye Institute Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Department, Baltimore, USA in 1994. Faculty at the ORBIS project of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Chennei, India in 2002. Co-founder of the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Division of the CELAMIG Eye Hospital, Baku, Azerbeijan in 2008.
Specialized in strabismus (children and adult) and pediatric eye diseases. Published, lectured and presented more than 100 original scientific research at the national and international ophthalmology meetings, and peer reviewed journals. Author of several chapters of textbooks and the monographs of “Şaşılık ve Tedavisi” (Strabismus and its Management) (2002), and “Çocuk Göz Hastalıkları ve Şaşılık” (Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus) (2009).
Member of the Turkish Ophthalmological Association, American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, European Strabismus Association, and American Academy of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Secretary (2003-2008) and president (2009-2010) of the Turkish Ophthalmological Association Strabismus Division.