Dr. Ilker Seçkiner was graduated Ankara University School of Medicine in 1995. In the same year, he began Urology residency in Ankara University Medical School, Department of Urology. He completed his residency training in 2000 and took the title Urologist. In 2003, he began working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Urology, Karaelmas University School of Medicine. In this period, he worked as an observer for one month in Berlin Charite Hospital. Between February 2010 and June 2010, he worked in the United States at the University of Illinois at Chicago Urology Department, Section of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Urology as ‘Visiting Associate Professor’. Dr. Seckiner was appointed as a professor in 2014, and continues in that position at Gaziantep University. Dr. Seçkiner published more than 100 studies in international and national scientific journals and has made over 450 scientific citations of these studies. He is a member of the Turkish Association of Urology, Endourological Society and European Association of Urology. In May 2019, he was elected as the president of Turkish Endourological Society.