Op. Dr. İhsan Başaran was born in 1963 in Samsun. He took his Medical Education between 1981-88 in Ankara University. After completing the Faculty of Medicine, in the same year he placed third in Medical Specialization Exam of Turkey, began his medical residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery department in Hacettepe University Medical School.
He received the Research Scholarship granted by the Government of Norway in 1994 for a one-year project on “Monitoring Retrograde Axonial Transport in Healing Peripheral Nerves” during his medical residency and conducted research for Rikshospitalet (Oslo, Norway) for 1 year.
After completing his medical residency, he worked as a clinical fellow at ONEP Plastic Surgery Clinic for 1 year (Prof. Dr. Onur Erol İstanbul, Turkey).
He had done his military service in Kasımpaşa Naval hospital between 1998 and 1999. After that he worked as a Research-Fellow in the Department of Plastic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, Texas, USA) for 1 year.
During this time, he also performed aesthetic facial surgery with Dr. Ian Jackson of the Institute for Cranial Facial (Southfield, MI) and Dr. Luis Vasconez from University of Alabama (Birmingham, AL).
Between 2000-2003 he worked as a plastic surgeon at Bakırköy Acıbadem Hospital.
In 2002, Dr. İhsan Başaran received a qualification diploma in Ultrasonic Liposuction method in Germany, and then, in Paris in the clinic of Dr.Claude Marchac, one of the most renowned names in Aesthetic Facial Surgery, he developed his experience in Endoscopic Facial Surgery.
In 2004, he worked as a lecturer on Reconstructive Microsurgery in the Department of Plastic Surgery at Erasmus University (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) for one year.
During her stay in the Netherlands, he conducted studies on Microsurgery on Breast Reconstruction after Breast Cancer.
In 2004, in Goteburg (Sweden) he was awarded the FESSH qualification diploma, which European Federation of Hand Surgery Associations deemed necessary for the surgeons trained in the Hand Surgery in the European Union, to work in other European countries.
In 2005, he took the European Plastic Surgery Diploma (EBOPRAS) from the European Association of Plastic Surgery in Dublin, Ireland.
After returning to Turkey in 2005, Dr. Ihsan Basaran collaborated with Dr. Bryan Mendelson, who is one of the most competent names on his branch, on Advanced Techniques in Facial Rejuvenation Surgery in Melbourne, Australia, in 2007.
In 2010, Dr. İhsan Başaran was invited to the International Plastic Surgery -Face and Neck Conference in Madrid and made presentations on Mid-Face Lifting and Neck Stretching.
He speaks fluent English and French and is closely interested in history, politics and cinema.