İlker Sarıkaya was born in Ankara in 1981, completed his education at Cağaloğlu Anatolian High School, and then graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine in 2005 and completed his medical education. He is fluent in English and German. He received his specialty training in Orthopedics and Traumatology at Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine with his thesis on “Mid-Term Results of Thoracolumbar Spine Burst Fractures Treated with Short-Egment Posterior Instrumentation and Fusion”. DR.Sarıkaya received training on Arthroplasty and Gait Analysis at Heidelberg University Mannheim Medical Faculty and Heidelberg Medical Faculty in 2009 and 2015. Doctor İlker Sarıkaya also worked at the Autistic Association between 2009-2012. Sarıkaya, who worked as a team doctor for the Turkish U18 Basketball National Team in 2007 and later in the field of Orthopedics and Traumatology at Muş State Hospital between 2011 and 2012, has been working as a Pediatric Orthopedics Doctor at the Orthopediatrics Children’s Orthopedics Academy since 2012. Doctor İlker Sarıkaya is married and has one child.