He was born in İzmir. He finished İzmir Turk College. He graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Medicine. He completed his specialist education at Çukurova University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology and stayed as a faculty member at the same faculty. He completed his academic career in the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology in the Faculty of Medicine of Çukurova University. He did scientific studies at Telaviv University, Sackler Medical School (Israel), Buffalo General Hospital (New York), Kaleida Health Macy Hospital, Oxford Cable College.
In 1996 and 1998 he received Akif Şakir Şakar Scientific Award three times in the field of experimental study. He has been a guest speaker at conferences, presentations and controversial sessions in many national and international congresses, courses and symposiums.
Professor Dr. Sarpel continues to work especially in the fields of sports surgery, adult and child reconstructive knee surgery, knee arthroplasty, knee and ankle arthroscopy.