He graduated from Istanbul University Çapa Faculty of Medicine in 1971. He worked as General Surgeon at England Watford Hospital and Salford Royal Hospital between 1971-1973. He completed his specialization at Hacettepe University Department of Ophthalmology between 1973-1977. He continued Laser Eye Surgeries as a Laser Eye Surgeon at Ordu SSK Hospital, Nişantaşı Intermed Medical Center, German Hospital, Turkey Newspaper Hospital, Ommined Laser Eye Center, Pendik Özkan Hospital, Bursa Vatan Hospital, Adapazarı Ada Medical Hospital, Maltepe University Department of Ophthalmology, Florence Nightingale Hospital, and Oribita Eye Clinic founded by him between 1977-2019.
Op. Dr. Oktay Kumral introduced Excimer Laser device in Turkey for the first time in 1992. Dr. Oktay Kumral is among the most experienced Laser Refractive and Eye Surgeon Operators of Turkey with his 28-year experience in Excimer Laser and Cataract Surgery. Op. Dr. Oktay Kumral has successfully conducted over 50,000 laser eye surgery with methods such as LASIK, LASEK, PRK, NO TOUCH-WAVEFRONT since 1992.
TOD (Turkish Ophthalmology Foundation) Honorary member.
A good level of English.