Prof. Dr. Timur GÜRGAN was born in Malatya. He started his academic career as an assistant professor at Hacettepe University in 1985 which he pursued as an associate professor as of 1988 and full professor as of 1995 at the Department of Women’s Disease and Obstetrics of the same university. He served as a lecturer at the university’s Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Unit and resigned in 2014.
Starting from 1986, Timur GÜRGAN worked as a research associate at London Hospital Medical College, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Lister Hospital, London Bridge Hospital and Guy’s Hospital in the United Kingdom, and at Haddasah University in Israel. He assumed teaching and research positions on disorders of reproductive endocrinology, IVF, and fertility at Vancouver British Colombia University in Canada; at Cornell Hospital, Infertility and IVF Center; The Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science of Saint Barnabas, New Jersey and The Center of Biology Associates, Atlanta in USA, and at Bourne Hall Clinic in United Kingdom and on endoscopic surgery at Heidelberg University, Germany; Catholic University of Brussels, Belgium. Moreover, he worked together with leading experts on reproductive medicine, assisted reproductive techniques, microsurgery, and endoscopic surgery in a number of major hospitals and centers around the world. In 1995, he worked as a visiting professor for 6 months at the infamous Cornell University in New York, USA.