Doctor of Medicine, Istanbul (Turkey) Medical School, 1990. Postgraduate, Michigan Medical School, 1992.
Resident ear, nose and throat department, Istanbul Medical School, 1990-1994; visiting clinician, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 1994-1996; director neurotology, Florence Nightingale Hospital, Istanbul, 1996.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, International Nature Protection Association, Lions.
Married Ozlem Ozdemir, November 14, 1993.