Selcuk Guven received his medical degree from Erciyes University Medical Faculty in 1998. He was awarded his specialist certification in Urology from Selcuk University Meram Medical School (Director Prof. Kilinc) in 2005, where he served as a clinical instructor and subsequently Assistant Professor. As a visiting scholar, he gained experience in andrology earlier with Prof. Kadioglu. From 2007-2008, he worked on laparoscopy training and joined the Turkish Urological Laparoscopy Group (Turkurolap). Over a period of 4 months in 2008-2009, he completed the fellowship training program in laparoscopy at Klinikum Heilbronn Teaching Hospital under the surveillance of Prof. Rassweiler. He was involved with the CROES Project in 2010 and consulted with Prof. de la Rosette and Prof. Laguna in the Academic Medical Centre as a clinical fellow in laparoscopy and endourology. He became Associate Professor in 2012. He served as an organizing committee member and trainer in national and international urology courses and symposia. Dr. Guven participated as a live surgeon in the symposia and one-to-one training meeting organized by Turkurolap and the Turkish Endourology Society. He has published more than 40 peer-reviewed manuscripts (h-index 13, i10-index 17) and numerous book articles, abstracts and conference presentations. His publications have received 785 citations so far. He has served as an Editorial Board Member of European Medical Journal Urology since 2014 and was appointed as an Associate Editor of The New Journal of Urology in 2016. Dr Guven, with his prime interest in minimally invasive management of urinary tract stone disease and endourology, is currently working in the Urology Department of Istanbul Medipol University.