Dr. Topacoglu completed his emergency medicine residency program at Dokuz Eylul University Medical School in 2002. He served as an assistant professor from 2002 to 2007, associate professor from 2007 to 2010 at university. During this period he worked as a member of many boards of the university. Besides, served as the manager of the Centre of the Emergency Medicine and Disaster Training from 2008 to 2010. He is currently working as head of emergency departments of the two hospitals in Istanbul. He has more than 40 peer-reviewed articles published in international journals which have been cited over 400 times. He presented more than 80 abstracts at national and international symposia. H index is currently 11, i10 index is 13 and RG score is 26,85 He is board member of The Emergency Medical Association of Turkey and he contributed to two books as editor.