Assoc. Prof. Halil Şafak Uygur, M. D. was born in 1979 in Ankara. After finishing his high school in Ankara Özel Yükseliş Koleji in 1996, he graduated from Gazi University Faculty of Medicine in 2002. He finished his residency in Gazi University Faculty of Medicine Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery in 2009 and worked in Van Military Hospital until April 2010. He worked in Nevşehir State Hospital until December 2011. Between 2012-2014 he participated in plastic surgery research and worked as a microsurgery course instructor in Cleveland Clinic Department of Plastic Surgery, microsurgery laboratory. He received his Associate Professor degree in Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery in March 2016. He is working in Koç University Hospital since September 2014.