Dr. Burhan Hakan Kanat graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, İnönü University, Turkey, in 2005. He did training in general surgery at the Faculty of Medicine, Fırat University, Turkey, in 2011. He also worked as a specialist at the Elazığ Training and Research Hospital, Turkey. In 2013, he received the Certificate of Surgical Competence from the Turkish Surgery Society. He completed liver transplantation surgery at İnönü University in 2014–2015 and received training in breast-endocrine surgery in 2016. Dr. Kanat also worked at the Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Health Sciences University, Turkey, as an associate professor from 2017–2020. Since October 2020, he has worked as an associate professor at the Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Malatya Turgut Özal University, Turkey. He is a member of the Turkish Surgical Society, International Pilonidal Society, and Turkish Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery. Dr. Kanat is an author of more than 100 publications including 5 book chapters. He is also a review board member for several journals.