Prof. Dr. Halil Coşkun completed his Medical Education in Ankara University Faculty of Medicine from 1987 to 2004. He completed his residency of General Surgery in Istanbul Faculty of Medicine by his thesis titled "Adjustable Silicone Gastric Banding Application in Treatment of Morbid Obesity" and became Specialist of General Surgery.
He attended advanced level Training Program of Laparoscopic Surgery (1999) in European Surgical Institute in Hamburg Germany during his residency training years. Following the residency, he attended and completed successfully the training certificate program of “Laparoscopic Adjustable Silicone Gastric Banding” in Hopital Universitaire St Pierre in Brussels in order to enhance his experiance in Surgery of Obesity (2001). He attended and complated the Training Certificate Program called "Laparoscopic MID-Band" in Lyon France in 2003.
He wrote his first international essay in his first year as an assistant. His original clinic prospective-retrospective studies, his experimental studies, his case reports and his letters to the editor were published in Obesity Surgery, which is considered as the best journal of the world on obesity surgery. High level of references were made in these studies.
In 2004, he performed works as Observer Fellow in the Endocrine Surgery and Minimal Invasive Surgery Department of Cleveland Clinic Foundation (USA) with Prof. Allan Siperstein.
In 2006, he attended and completed successfully the training program organized in Salzburg Obesity Academy in Austria by Prof. Karl Miller considered one of the prominent authors of the world in Obesity Surgery.
He performed Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (Tube Stomach) and made postoperative endoscopic assessments and studies on invasive interventions with the President of American Society of Bariatric Surgery (ASBS) Philip Schauer and Cleveland Clinic Surgery Endoscopy Director Asist. Prof. Biphand Chand.
In 2010, He attended the Master Class program of Metabolic Surgery (Surgical Treatment of Diabetes of Type 2) in Paris France and made there assessments on last developments in this domain.
He performed studies on Diabetes Surgery and current developments in this field with Prof. Dr.Francesco Rubino in New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Collage.
In 2014 , he performed works in Cleveland Clinic Bariatric Surgery and Metabolic Enstitute with Prof. Tomasz Rogula on Robotic Bariatric Surgery.
Prof. Dr.Coşkun received the title of ASSOCIATE PROF in General Surgery by passing the exam of Inter-University Board in 2009. He worked in the Department of General Surgery of Faculty of Medicine of Bezmialem Vakıf University as from 2010 to 2015 as founder academician. He has performed academic works in the Faculty of Medicine of Sanko University since 2016 as part-time academician.
He is currently working in the Bariatric Surgery and Obesity Surgery in Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital.