He graduated from Bursa Erkek Lisesi in 1983, and in 1988 from Uludağ University Medical School. Until 1990, he worked at Sivas SSK Hospital and until 1999 at Osmangazi Municipality of Bursa. He worked as a labor physician for 12 years. In 2005 he completed his PhD at Uludağ University Faculty of Medicine, Public Health Department. In 2014, he became an associate professor. Between 1997 and 1998, he worked as an Assistant Director at the Uludag University Health Application Research Center. Between 2013-2018 he worked as the director of Uludag University Public Health Application Research Center.