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Fahrettin Koca
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Koca in 2020
Minister of Health
Assumed office
10 July 2018
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Preceded by Ahmet Demircan
Personal details
Born (1965-01-02) 2 January 1965 (age 58)
Konya, Turkey
Political party Independent
Spouse(s) Hale Koca
Children 4
Education Medicine
Alma mater Istanbul University

Fahrettin Koca (born 2 January 1965) is a Turkish physician and politician. He is the minister of health of the 66th government of Turkey.

Early life and education

Fahrettin Koca was born on 2 January 1965 in the village Ömeranlı of Konya's Kulu district. He completed his primary and secondary education in Konya and high school in Bursa. After graduating from Istanbul University Medical School in 1988, he received the title of medical doctor. He completed his specialization in the Department of Child Health and Diseases at the Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Medical School.


Koca became a pediatrician in 1995. He worked as a doctor and medical director in various health institutions.

He was the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Istanbul Medipol University, which was founded in 2009 by the Education Health and Research Foundation (TESA), of which he was the founding president. He is a member of the Turkish Pediatrics Institution, the Pediatric Metabolism and Nutrition Association and the Private Hospitals Health Institutions Association (OHSAD). He is also the vice president of the Business Council of the Foreign Economic Relations Council (DEİK) Education Committee and the president of the University Hospitals Association.

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