Ömer Refik Özerdem born in 1967, graduated from Ege University, Faculty of Medicine in 1991. He worked as a research assistant between 1992 and 1998 in Çukurova University, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He received his specialty in 1998 from Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He worked as a researcher between 1998 and 2000 in Pittsburgh University. He did his subspecialty in USA in Craniofacial Surgery, 2003. Özerdem received his associate professorship in 2005 and is a professor in Üsküdar University.