He was born in Mersin and finished Tarsus American College. He graduated from İstanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine. He completed his specialist training in the Orthopedic and Traumatology Department of the Faculty of Medicine of Çukurova University. He started to work as an orthopedist in the same clinic and completed his academic career there.
He did scientific studies at Hospital for Joint Disease New York / USA, Davos / Switzerland, Princess Elizabeth Hospital Exeter-Oxford / England, Keble College Strayker Insburck / Austria, Paris / France.
He has been invited as a guest speaker at conferences, presentations and discussion sessions in many national and international congresses, courses and symposiums.
Professor Dr. Toğrul continues to work especially on adult and child hip surgery and arthroplasty.
Apart from his academic career, he is also a columnist at Hürriyet Newspaper Çukurova Supplement and he has two books compiled from newspaper articles.