He completed university education in Ege University, Faculty of Medicine in 1989 and his medical pathology specialization in Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pathology in 1995. He worked as a specialist in Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Pathology between 1995-2000. He became assistant professor in 2000, associate professor in 2002, and professor in 2007, and he is still working as a faculty member and Head of the Department in the same department.
He is experienced in dermatopathology, soft tissue tumor pathology and neuropathology. He served as Deputy Chairman of the Federation of Pathology Associations Proficiency Executive Committee, Chairman of the Examination Commission, Head of Skeletal System Study Group, and Head of Neuropathology Working Group.