Dr. Selim SÖZEN received his Medical School license at the Ondokuz Mayıs University (1998). He is an expert in General Surgery (Ankara Atatürk Education and Research Hospital, 2004). He has worked as an Assistant doctor at Ankara Atatürk Education and Research Hospital from 1999-2004. From 2004-2013 he worked as a Specialist at different Government Hospitals in Turkey. He started to work as Associate Professor at Department of General Surgery of Medicine Faculty of Namık Kemal University in 2013. He completed liver transplantation surgery at İnönü University(General Surgery Department, 2014–2015, Turkey) Fellowship Programmes. Since 2016 he has been working as a Specialist at his own clinic in İstanbul, Turkey. He is a member of the Turkish Surgical Association. He has 93 articles published in recognized journals, 64 poster papers presented at scientific congresses. His research interests include general, gastrointestinal, emergency & trauma surgery, bacterial translocation, liver disease, and hernia surgery. Dr. SÖZEN is a member of review boards of several journals.