Dr. Hanifi ÖNALAN was born in Witten, Germany in 1974. After completing his primary education in Germany and Konya, he successfully completed his high school education at Gaziantep Science High School. Later on, he graduated from one of Turkey's most distinguished faculty, İstanbul University's Faculty of Medicine. He was qualified for his specialization in 2004 by completing his general surgery specialization at Taksim Training and Research Hospital. Following and respectively, he worked at Siirt Military Hospital and Tosya State Hospital.