He was born on 02.12.1957 in Nazilli, Aydın. He completed his primary education in the district where he was born, and completed his middle and high school education in İzmir. In 1983, he graduated from Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Ege University.

He started his academic career on 13.08.1984 as a research assistant at the Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dicle University. He completed his master’s degree on 13.02.1987 and his PhD studies on 10.04.1991 at Graduate School of Health Sciences, Dicle University.

He was promoted to assistant professor on 25.05.1993. He passed the associate professorship exam on 17.10.1995 and was appointed to this position on 21.03.1996. In 17.05.2004, he received the title of professor and was appointed as a professor.

He contributed to the education of the students by giving lectures at both undergraduate and graduate level in the faculties of Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary, Pharmacy and Atatürk Vocational School of Health Services and School of Physical Education and Sports.

He took part in the organization of the curriculum of the Faculty of Medicine as the chairman of the course committee and term coordinator. He undertook thesis supervision for master and PhD students. In addition to taking part in numerous scientific studies published in national and international journals, he has served on administrative positions and as a board member in different departments of our university in various periods.

He is currently a faculty member at the Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine at Dicle University. Mustafa Kelle has been the director of Atatürk School of Health since 10.10.2016. He is married and has two daughters.