A Patient from USA Underwent Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery in Turkey

A Patient from USA Underwent Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery in Turkey
  • Patient Name : Matthew Coughlin
  • From Country : USA
  • Destination Country : Turkey
  • Procedure : Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Hospital : Medical Park Florya Hospital

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Mr Matthew Coughlin is from the United States of America. He is 59 years old and has been wanting a Gastric sleeve bypass to assist him in his weight loss journey for a better and healthier living. Mr Matthew Coughlin wanted quality healthcare that doesn’t cost a fortune. He realized that he must be open to experts from other countries for the procedure.

Mr Matthew Coughlin wanted the best surgeon and soon realized that overseas surgery might be the best suitable option for the best quality healthcare at an affordable rate. Mr Coughlin turned to the internet to find the best expert and came across MediGence. He contacted us by filling out an online query form.

Our case manager contacted him immediately and discussed his medical conditions. Our case manager requested Mr Coughlin to share his medical records, scans and other reports. On consultation with the patient advisory team, Mr Matthew Coughlin was given a wide range of expert options from many reputed hospitals in many countries.

Mr Matthew Coughlin decided to proceed with the reputed Medical Park Florya Hospital, Turkey under the expert care of reputed bariatric surgeon Dr Aziz Sumer.

Mr Matthew Coughlin arrived in Istanbul, Turkey on the 3rd of September. He was greeted by the hospital staff at the airport and later transferred to the hospital. He underwent all the essential testing and consultations. This helped the Doctor in better understanding of the case and mapping out the best treatment option. The doctor suggested Sleeve Gastrectomy as the best option for him to proceed. After being counselled about the procedure by the expert, he went ahead with the procedure with a clear mind. The surgery involved minimal risk and complications.

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Mr Matthew Coughlin successfully underwent the surgery thanks to the skilled surgeon Dr Aziz Sumer. He was monitored continuously to ensure that no complications developed. The continuous monitoring, constant care and exceptional expertise ensured that the surgery went smoothly and without any complications.

Mr Matthew Coughlin stayed at the Medical Park Florya Hospital for 3 days. On post-op consultation and monitoring, Mr Coughlin was discharged on the doctor’s approval. Mr Matthew Coughlin was provided with multiple stay options and he chose the best one under his budget.

MediGence ensured that Mr Matthew Coughlin received the best care possible and didn’t limit to the hospital consultation alone. MediGence also provided Hospital transfer co-ordination, Airport pick up co-ordination, Hospital appointment Co-ordination. MediGence also set up Mr Matthew Coughlin’s follow up appointment to ensure that he is on the right track to recovery.

Mr Matthew Coughlin stayed in Turkey for nearly 10 days getting the best possible care and immersing in the cultural experience. Mr Coughlin states that he was very satisfied with the treatment, staff and the surgical procedure. He thanked MediGence team for getting him the exceptional care and for the services provided. He is also grateful to the staff and doctors at Medical Park Florya Hospital in Turkey.

Team MediGence wishes Mr Matthew Coughlin a happy and healthy future!

Last modified on at Jul 24, 2021

Amit Bansal

Amit Bansal is a serial entrepreneur, Co-Founder, and CEO of MediGence. He has more than 17 years of strong technology experience. Having worked for some of the recognized companies in India, Australia and traveled worldwide to help businesses to grow multi-folded under his leadership and strategic guidance.

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