Graduated from American Robert College in Istanbul. Received medical training in Istanbul School of Medicine. Had psychiatry residency training at Bakırköy State Neuropsychiatry Hospital, Istanbul; and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, US. Became an associate professor of psychiatry in 1998. Currently affiliated with Turkish Association of Psychiatry and American Psychiatric Association. Founding member of Turkish Sleep Medicine Association and CETAD (Sexual Training, Treatment and Research Association). He has published about 70 scientific articles in local and international journals.
Special treatment areas are Depression, Anxiety disorders, Sexual dysfunctions and Sleep disorders. Also specialized in cognitive behavior therapy.