Prof Dr Tarik Esen received his medical degree in University of Istanbul, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, in 1984. He finished his residency in urology in the Dept of Urology of Istanbul School of Medicine of University of Istanbul in 1990. He became an Associate Prof in 1994 and a Full Professor in 2000 in the same department. He was a full- time Associate Professor in Medical School of Mannheim, University of Heidelberg between 1996-98, and a visiting professor in Urooncology Section, Mayo Clinic, Rochester-USA in 1997. Dr Esen was an EAU Board Member, between 2003-2013 . He also served as Secretary General of Turkish Association of Urology between 2000-2006 and the President of TAU between 2006-2008. In 2011 he moved to Koc University School of Medicine where he was Associate Dean of the Faculty between 2014-17 and the Founder Head of Dept of Urology. He is currently a faculty member in the Dept.of Urology, Koc University School of Medicine and Head of Dept. of Urology in VKF American Hospital, Istanbul.