He was born in Sivas in 1965. He completed primary and secondary education, in Sivas, Germany, and Izmir. In 1991, he graduated from Ege University Faculty of Medicine. He took part in the organization of Music Department at Faculty of Education in Yuzuncu Yil University and Van Turkish Music Association. He recieved his Pharmacology and Toxicology PhD degree and Doctor of Science title in 1998 and he was appointed as an assistant professor to the Yuzuncu Yil University Faculty of Medicine Department of Pharmacology in the same year. In 2008, he was appointed as Deputy General Manager of Pharmaceuticals and Pharmacy at Ministry of Health. In 2011 he received the title of associate professor at Medical Pharmacology. In 2012, he was appointed as Vice President of Turkey Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency at Ministry of Health, In the same year, he was transferred to Istanbul Medipol University Faculty of Medicine Department of Pharmacology as a faculty member.