Dr. Fatih Kabakas was born in Malatya in 1974. He went to Ismet Inonu Primary School in Gaziantep and completed his secondary and high school education in Gaziantep Anatolian High School. He completed his medical school education in Marmara University, Medical School in English between 1992 and 1997. Between 2000 and 2005, he received his specialism in the Department of Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery in Medical School of Istanbul University. He completed his military service in Plastic Surgery Department of Gumussuyu Military Hospital between 2005 and 2006. He has been working at Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery Department of Private Gaziosmanpasa Hospital since 2006.
In 2004, he was nominated and granted Project Support Award for TÜBİTAK’s (the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) Brain Research Society with his study titled "Preliminary examination on functional nerve unit transfer: Examination of regeneration partner by suturing spinal dorsal root into the ventral root". In 2005, he worked at Vienna University for a while in order to conduct studies in the field of Peripheral Neurosurgery. Having penned a plurality of scientific articles published in national and international journals, Dr. Fatih Kabakas is married with two children. Dr. Fatih Kabakas is a member of following associations;
- Turkish Society for Hand and Upper Limp Surgery
- Reconstructive Microsurgery Society
- Aesthetic Face and Nose Surgery Society
- Dr. Fatih Kabakas speaks English.