Born in 1984 in Kayseri, Op. Dr. Afet Öncel graduated from Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine in 2007 as ranking the second most successful graduate.
In 2008, she started her specialization in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery at Istanbul Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital. During her specialization, she worked as an “International Fellow” in the Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Clinic of Northwestern University (Chicago) in the United States of America in 2013. She received the title of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery specialist with her thesis she prepared on investigating the effect of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) on capsule formation around silicone prosthesis. She completed her compulsory service at Kars State Hospital. Due to her success in the theoretical exams held in Brussels, Belgium in April 2014, and the practical exams held in Helsinki, Finland in November 2014, she was awarded “the European Board Certificate”, which means competence for plastic surgeons throughout Europe and was accepted as a member to the European Board of Plastic Surgery (EBOPRAS).
She has studies presented in national and international congresses. She served in Istanbul Central Hospital starting from August 2015.
She has been serving in her clinic since October 2018.