Dr. Karcioglu graduated from his residency in Dokuz Eylul University Medical School, Department of Emergency Medicine, Turkey, in 1998. He attended the 'International Emergency Medicine” Fellowship in PennState University (2005). He is now the Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, Istanbul Education and Research Hospital. Since 1995, he has served as a founder and board member of the Emergency Medical Association of Turkey. He has had around 130 articles published in scientific journals, and has contributed in five books as an editor and authored 35 chapters. Recently, he published the books Trauma Surgery and Poisoning in the Modern World with the collaboration of IntechOpen. He is also an instructor of the Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course.