Dr Akbulut was born in 1976 in the Eastern region of Turkey. He graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine in 1999. Afterwards, He had General Surgery speciality training in Baskent University Faculty of Medicine between 2003-2008. During speciality training, he learnt the details of liver and kidney transplantation from Dr. Mehmet Haberal who is worldwide known in organ transplantation. Right after this, He started medical and academic practice in Diyarbakır Education and Research Hospital. He had post-speciality training for liver transplantation between 2011-2012 in Inonu University Faculty of Medicine Liver Transplantation Institute which is one of the most important center of the world on liver transplantation. He was granted membership in International College of Surgeons (FICS) in 2012 and in American College of surgeons (FACS) in 2013. He wrote 150 articles during the last six years period and nearly 110 of these were published in journals indexed by SCI and SCIE. The most of his articles are about hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery, liver transplantation, Hydatid disease and appendiceal diseases. He is still working as an Associate Professor at the Department of Surgery and Liver Transplant Institute, Inonu University Faculty of Medicine, Malatya, Turkey. He particularly working on gastrointestinal surgery, hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery and living donor hepatectomy.