DEPUTY UNDERSECRETARY OF THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH
Demirtaş was born in Gümüşhacıköy, Amasya in 1959. He graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Medicine in 1983 and became a pediatric surgeon in 1991 at the same faculty. He served as the General Director of Curative Care Services and Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health and Board Member at the Tobacco and Alcohol Regulatory Authority. He was appointed as Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health in March 2012 and Ministerial Advisor in January 2015. He was reappointed as Deputy Undersecretary in July 2016.
He is married and has three children.
Demirtaş is in charge of:
•Turkish Public Hospitals Authority
• DG Health Services
• Strategic Development Department
• DG Emergency Health Services
• Field Coordinators