Born in 1947 in Keban-Elazig (Turkey). He is married with two children.
He graduated in 1968 from Istanbul University specializing in Biological Sciences. He earned his Biology Degree in 1970. During 1969-1972, he was an instructor of Biology, High School, Elazig. From 1972 to 1974, he was a lecturer of Biology at the Institute of Education, Diyarbakir. 1974-1978, he was teaching assistant of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakir. 1979-1982, he was lecturer of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, Akdeniz University, Antalya.
Dr Demir was a Graduate Fellow, Department of Histology and Embryology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, 1975-1978.
During 1982-1983, Dr Demir became an Associate Professor, Department of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, Akdeniz University, Antalya. Starting in 1983, he became Head of Department of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine Akdeniz University, Antalya. In 1988, he was promoted to the rank of Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Akdeniz University. In 1989, Dr Demir was appointed Chairman and Head, Department of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, Akdeniz University, Antalya.
Prof. Ramazan Demir is a member of the Turkish Electron Microcopy Society; Turkish Histology and Embryology Society; American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS); New York Academy of Sciences (NAS); and European Placenta Group (EPG).
Prof. Demir has published 38 full-length original articles and 50 abstracts in reputed international journals between 1979-1998. He presented his research work on 21 occasions between 1984-1996 at international meetings. He translated two and wrote 4 textbooks for medical students. He has also published 3 books on various paramedical topics.
His publications have received more than 405 citations, of which 105 were by renowned scientists. 10 of his articles were referred to in textbooks on 19 occasions.
Prof. Ramazan Demir was elected a Fellow of the Islamic World Academy of Sciences in 2000.