MD, PhD. Timur Gürgan started his academic career as an assistant professor in 1985 in Hacettepe University, Ankara. In 1995 he became full professor in the Department of Ob/Gyn of the same university where he served as the head of the Division of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility for more than 15 years and as the chairman which was the first center accredited by European Community and European Society of Reproductive Medicine and Embryology (ESHRE).
Other than being the Chairman of the Department of Ob/Gyn at the Hacettepe University between 1997 and 2000, he is also the founder of the gynecological endoscopy, the IVF center, and andrology and menopause divisions of the department. He introduced the gynecological endoscopy, andrology and IVF in Turkey in early nineties with the support of international experts.
He served in the board of in Turkish Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Turkish Menopausal Society and Turkish Society for Gynecological Endoscopy. He also served for 8 years in the ART licensing committee of the Turkish Ministry of Health. He was the founding president of the Society of Reproductive Medicine in Turkey. Currently he is the executive committee member and vice president of the same society dealing with the special interest groups.
He is the founding member of the European Society for Gynecological Endoscopy and served as the Board member between 1996-2001. He served also in International Advisory Committee of American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists and is in the board of the International Society of Gynecological Endoscopy. He has been serving in the board of International Society of In Vitro Fertilization (ISIVF) for the last 6 years and was the President of ISIVF World Congress of IVF which was held in Turkey in 2017.
He is also the board member of the Mediterranean Society for Reproductive Medicine (MSRM) and served with the title of president between 2017 and 2019.
His main interests are PCOS, endometriosis, clinical applications of ART’s, IVM, implantation, cumulus cell co-culture, office hysteroscopy and prevention of multiples and OHSS in ART and endoscopic surgery.
He also serves as an academician at Bahçeşehir University and Istinye University, both of which are located in Istanbul.