One of the respectable person of the History of Turkish Dermatology is Dist. Prof. Dr. Cevat Kerim Incedayi. Incedayi (b. in 1894), who graduated from the faculty of medicine as a military student and specialized in this field, joined the National War of Independence between the years of 1919-1923, was accepted for the academic staff of Faculty of Medicine during Turkish University Reform in 1933, and worked with Dist. Prof. Dr. Hulusi Behcet (1889-1948), a prominent Turkish Dermatologist, in Dermatology and Syphilis Clinic. After Behcet's death, Clinic directorship position was undertaken by Incedayi. Incedayi gave particular importance to laboratory studies in the scientific research he performed. The foundation of the Dermatology Clinic in Cerrahpasa a Faculty of Medicine, which was the second faculty of medicine to be founded under the roof of Istanbul University in 1963, was undertaken by Incedayi. Comprehensive textbooks and original articles he published are important contributions to the field of training and research in dermatology. Incedayi passed away on 21 November 1971.