Asıf Yıldırım, M.D. was born in the Silifke district of Mersin province in 1971. After completing his primary, secondary, and high school education in Silifke, earned the right to enroll in Medical School of Marmara University in 1988. He graduated from the Medical School and started the residency training in the Department of Urology at Medical School of Marmara University. He completed the residency training with the dissertation titled ''The role of oxygen-free radicals in ischemia-reperfusion mediated by bladder outlet obstruction''. He earned the degree of Associate Professor in 2010, and by February 2016 he joined the Department of Urology at Medical School of Medeniyet University.
Dr. Yıldırım specializes in the treatment of genitourinary cancers, including prostate cancer, bladder cancer, renal cancer and testicular cancer. His research interests include imaging, pathology and genetics of prostate cancer, bladder cancer and renal cancer.