Best Hospitals for General Surgery in Turkey

About General Surgery

General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on the surgical treatment of the disease and disorders of abdominal contents including esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, pancreas, thyroid gland, gallbladder, appendix and bile ducts.

Conditions for which you should consider visiting a General Surgeon

Below are some of the medical conditions/ situations for which you might consider visiting a general surgeon:

  • You have been referred by to a general surgeon by your doctor in case the treatment plan requires a more invasive intervention or the medications didn't work or won't work
  • Surgical procedures needed come in the preview of the scope of the general surgeons
  • If you want to undergo a weight loss surgery
  • Need of an emergency care and/ or surgery
  • Requirement of both pre- and post-surgical care
  • Minimally invasive surgeries are advised

Cost Comparison

Below is the list of some of the most common surgeries undergone by people and their cost comparison in different countries:

Country of Treatment Appendectomy (Cost in USD) Microdiscectomy (Cost in USD) Hearing Implant (Cost in USD)
India 1150 3200 14000
Turkey 4000 8100 18500
United Arab Emirates 6806 11000 40838
US 13200 20000 111000

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Medicana International Istanbul located in Istanbul, Turkey is accredited by ISO, JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Covers an indoor area of 30.000 m
  • Capacity of 191 beds
  • 34 ICUs
  • 8 NICUs
  • 8 Operation Theatres
  • Inpatient Floors
  • Outpatient Floors
  • Internal and Surgical Intensive Unit Care
  • Cardiovascular Surgery Intensive Care Unit
  • Coronary Intensive Care Unit
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Patient comfort CIP, VIP and Standard Patient Rooms
  • Intensive care patient rooms
  • Technology Advancement- PET-CT, ERCP, BT/MR 1.5 Tesla

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Memorial Antalya Hospital located in Antalya, Turkey is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • 114 patients and 28 intensive care beds
  • 5 Operating theatres
  • Radiology Department with advanced technology
  • Intensive care units
  • Interventional Radiology Unit
  • Chemotherapy and Art Center
  • The Hospital uses advanced technologies like Hydra Facial, Cardiac MR, Heart Tomography-Coronary CT Angiography and many more
  • Patient rooms and living spaces with all the 5-star hotel features

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Memorial Ankara Hospital located in Ankara, Turkey is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Covers an area of 42,000 sqm of closed area
  • Capacity of 230 beds (60 intensive care units
  • 11 Operating rooms
  • 63 Polyclinics
  • Technologies used by the Hospital are PET/CT, Endosonography-EUS, Elekta Versa HD Signature, etc.
  • Besides the patient rooms and suites where any needs and luxuries of the patients and their relatives are considered, Memorial also has rooms for dissable patients, where all details are designed specially

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Acibadem Kozyatagi Hospital located in Istanbul, Turkey is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • The number of beds in the hospital are 84.
  • The number of Operation Theaters are 4 and Intensive Care Beds are 8.
  • It is well known for the allied healthcare facilities such as a Radiotherapy Center, Use of innovative therapeutic equipment, Gamma Knife which makes for painless and non surgical treatment of tumors.
  • The hospital is also recognised for its Motion Analysis Center for treating neurological and orthopaedic conditions and the stroke clinic as well.
  • There are a number of free services provided by the Ac?badem Kozyata?? Hospital and these are outlined here,
  • Online doctor consultation
  • Medical records transfer
  • Rehabilitation
  • Translation services
  • Interpreter services
  • Airport pickup
  • Hotel booking
  • Free Wifi
  • Special dietary requests accepted
  • Private rooms for patients available
  • Family accommodation
  • Pharmacy
  • Mobility accessible rooms

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Apart from in-detail treatment procedures available, Medical Park Canakkale Hospital located in Canakkale, Turkey has a wide variety of facilities available for International Patients. Some of the facilities which are provided by them are Accommodation, Airport Transfer, Choice of Meals, Interpreter, SIM, TV inside room. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • 32 patient rooms
  • 2 Operating rooms
  • 75 bed capacity
  • 24*7 Emergency Service
  • Fully equipped Neonatal Care Unit (6 Incubators)
  • In-house Pharmacy
  • Luxurious rooms for patients designed in such a way that they will feel like at 5-star hotel
  • Nurse-call system in rooms
  • Cafeteria/Restaurant

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Medical Park Gebze Hospital located in Kocaeli, Turkey is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Established in an area of 17,000 sqm
  • Capacity of 118 beds
  • 49 Intensive Care Units
  • Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Department
  • Microsurgery Department
  • 24*7 Emergency Department
  • Laboratory
  • Angiography Unit
  • Neonatal ICU (NICU)
  • Coronary Intensive Care Unit
  • General Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

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Apart from in-detail treatment procedures available, Medical Park Tokat Hospital located in Tokat, Turkey has a wide variety of facilities available for International Patients. Some of the facilities which are provided by them are Accommodation, Airport Transfer, Choice of Meals, Interpreter, SIM. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • The Hospital is carrying out its medical activities in an area of 14.000m2
  • Availability of 100 inpatient beds
  • 6 Operation Theatres (1 reserved for Cardiovascular surgery)
  • Physical Therapy Unit with 6 cabins, 3 operating rooms, one exclusively reserved for Heart and Vessel surgeries only
  • Cardiology Department
  • Neurosurgery Clinics
  • Ophthalmology Clinic and many other clinics/units
  • Designed with comprise suite rooms and single rooms, keeping the patients comfort as a priority

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Apart from in-detail treatment procedures available, Medical Park Elazig Hospital located in Elazig, Turkey has a wide variety of facilities available for International Patients. Some of the facilities which are provided by them are Accommodation, Airport Transfer, Choice of Meals, Interpreter, SIM, TV inside room. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • 79 Intensive care beds (19 newborns, 2 angio rooms and 14 bed-post-angio rest room)
  • Capacity of 206 beds
  • 12 suites
  • 13 operating rooms
  • 3 Delivery rooms
  • 66 Polyclinics in 28 branches
  • Fully-equipped conference hall for medical meeting with a capacity of 152 people
  • Nurse-call system in rooms
  • 24*7 Cafeteria/Restaurant
  • Parking-lot with 600 vehicle capacity
  • It aims to provide the best service with state-of-the-art devices such as 1.5 Tesla MR, 128-section CT, virtual angiography unit, and 4-dimensional ultrasonography in imaging units
  • Emergency Radiology Unit
  • Radiation Oncology Unit
  • Chemotherapy Department

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Apart from in-detail treatment procedures available, Medical Park Ordu Hospital located in Ordu, Turkey has a wide variety of facilities available for International Patients. Some of the facilities which are provided by them are Accommodation, Airport Transfer, Choice of Meals, Interpreter, SIM, TV inside room. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • A total inpatient bed availability of 206 beds including 38 patient observation
  • 47 Intensive Care Beds
  • 19 beds in General Intensive Care Unit
  • 10 in Coronary Intensive Care Unit
  • 6 in Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
  • 12 in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Medical Oncology Unit
  • Cardiovascular Unit
  • Sleep Laboratory
  • Emergency ward- comprises a CPR room, a first response room, a wound dressing room, a short stay unit, and private observation rooms that protects privacy
  • Observation Rooms
  • 6 full-fledged operating theaters, including 1 reserved for Cardiovascular Surgery operations
  • Every room is furnished with every detail to provide a comfortable stay for patients, such as nurse call system, computer access system, and controllable patient bed in each room
  • Suite rooms that are specially designed for patients with infectious diseases and ensure the required isolation, are put at the disposal of patients in the hospital's inpatient ward

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Baskent University Istanbul Hospital located in Istanbul, Turkey is accredited by ISO. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • 13.000 square meters indoor area
  • Aesthetically designed Inpatient rooms
  • Latest healthcare equipments
  • 105 bed capacity
  • 5 operating rooms
  • 38 bed capacity in the Intensive Care Unit
  • 609 healthcare personnel and healthcare professors
  • Translation services for International patients

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Medicana Camlica Hospital located in Istanbul, Turkey is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • 150 bedded Hospital
  • Specialty-based clinics
  • Fully-equipped patient rooms

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Medicana Konya Hospital located in Konya, Turkey is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Providing services in a closed area of 30.000 m2
  • It has a total of 80 physicians (including 32 specialist physicians), 37 academicians, 8 practitioners, 1 psychologist and 2 Dieticians
  • General and Neonatal Intensive Care Units
  • Total bed capacity for 223 beds with 49 in general intensive care, 7 in cardiovascular surgery intensive care, 9 beds in coronary intensive care unit, 41 in NICU and 117 service beds
  • Operating rooms are equipped with the latest medical technologies & state-of-the-art equipment like IT, MRI (1.5 Tesla), Mammography, Ultrasonography, etc.
  • Laboratories and Imaging Units
  • UHA Unit for International Patients
  • Pharmacies on Duty
  • Hospital rooms are categorized as Standard rooms and Suite rooms
  • Rooms are fully equipped with basic needs of a patient and their relatives, like TV, Mini Fridge, Nurse call system, telephone, central air conditioning ventilation system, etc.
  • 24-hour cafeteria
  • Parking lot
  • Mens & Womens Place of worship

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Liv Hospital Ulus located in Istanbul, Turkey is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • The Istanbul center consists of 154 beds, 8 operating rooms, and 50 clinics
  • Boasts of most experienced and talented Robotic surgeons in the world and is the only hospital in Turkey to receive the Robotic Surgery Center of Excellence certification
  • Highest form and techniques in Radiation Oncology among Hospitals in Turkey
  • Highly advanced Cancer treatment techniques like Immunotherapy, Nuclear Medicine, Robotic Surgery, etc
  • Specialized treatments like Box Technique, Zygomatic Implants
  • IVF Center
  • Hair Transplant Clinic
  • Check Up Center
  • Stem Cell Center
  • Emergency Department
  • Diabetes Polyclinic
  • Pediatric Ear, Nose & Throat Clinic

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Medicana International Ankara Hospital located in Ankara, Turkey is accredited by ISO, JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Area of 20.000 m2
  • Capacity for 207 bed capacity
  • 8 Operating rooms
  • 26 Observation beds
  • 17 internal and surgical intensive care units
  • 9 cardiovascular intensive care units
  • 10 incubators
  • 5 Coronary Intensive Care Unit
  • Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
  • IVF Center
  • Advanced Oncology Unit
  • Bone Marrow Center
  • Organ Transplant Center
  • Cardiology center
  • Obesity Center
  • Clinical Services
  • In-house Pharmacies
  • Parking capacity of 50 vehicles and free valet service
  • Patients rooms are fully equipped and categorized as Suite room, VIP room and standard room

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Avcilar Anadolu Hospital located in Istanbul, Turkey is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Three types of rooms are available: Standard room, Suite, Disabled room
  • Emergency services for immediate care of patients
  • Neonatal intensive care unit for preemie infants
  • Presence of Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
  • In-patient wards and outpatient clinics for a seamless treatment process
  • Several fully equipped operation theatres
  • An upgraded radiology department
  • Exceptional Pathology department
  • Well established delivery rooms
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation center
  • Nutrition and Diet center
  • Presence of a Biochemistry center
  • Complete Health checkup facilities for all

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FAQ's Related to Turkey

Which are the popular multispecialty hospital groups in Turkey?

Turkey has been globally recognized as a therapeutic center, where patients get world-class treatments at reasonable costs. The country has a large pool of world-class multispecialty hospitals that offer unmatched medical treatments with high success rates and can deal with more than one specialty and offer all kinds of surgeries. Hospitals are totally committed to following international healthcare standards and medical protocols in order to ensure quality treatment and complete patient safety. There are several renowned multispecialty hospitals in Turkey and these are:

  1. Emsey Hospital, Pendik,
  2. Kolan International Hospital, Istanbul,
  3. Acibadem Hospitals Group
  4. American Hospital, Istanbul,
  5. Florence Nightingale Hospital, İstanbul,
  6. Medipol University Hospital, İstanbul,
  7. Anadolu Medical Center, Kocaeli,
  8. Smile Hair Clinic, Istanbul.
What healthcare accreditation standards are followed in Turkey?

Hospitals in Turkey are following the quality standards set by Joint Commission International (JCI), which is the major healthcare accrediting body in the country. JCI was founded to ensure the quality served by the health organizations. The standards set a benchmark for quality assurance by hospitals. The standards provide a framework for quality assurance by hospitals and offer a comprehensive corrective action plan for ensuring quality culture at all levels and across all functions.

Why should I opt for healthcare in Turkey?

People opt for healthcare in Turkey because of the excellent healthcare infrastructure like hospitals, clinics, and health centers. Other factors which contribute to the popularity of medical tourism in Turkey are low consultation fee, low-cost medical treatments, and cheap medicines. Hospitals and healthcare centers in Turkey provide premium, Western-standardized care to their patients. Most doctors trained in America and Europe prefer to practice and take up their residency in Turkey.

What is the quality of doctors in Turkey?

Turkey houses the best doctors in the world who strive to ensure quality medical care and complete patient satisfaction. The highly qualified doctors have been educated at premier educational institutions where they have rigorous training. Doctors in Turkey have deep subject knowledge and their skill set and area of expertise are vast. Board-certified doctors demonstrate their ability to practice at the top of their profession and deliver high-quality care to their patients.

When traveling to Turkey for medical treatment, what essential documents do I need to carry along?

You need to carry several documents when traveling to Turkey for medical treatment, such as medical History, passport copies, residence/ driver’s license/ bank statement/ details of Health insurance, test reports, records, doctor referral notes. You need to pay extra heed on packing when traveling to another country for medical treatment Making a list of all the essential things you might need and checking them before leaving the house will ensure your trip gets off to a good start. The required documents also depend on your destination, so check with the concerned authority if any extra items needed.

What are the popular procedures available in Turkey?

The most popular procedures available in Turkey are

  1. Ophthalmic surgery,
  2. Dental treatments,
  3. Plastic surgery,
  4. Hair transplant,
  5. IVF,
  6. Hematological oncology,
  7. Stem cell transplantation,
  8. Dermatological treatment,
  9. Bariatric surgery,
  10. Kidney transplant.

Most of these popular procedures have a success rate and are available at an affordable cost. Besides offering popular procedures, hospitals in Turkey provide the best possible treatments in almost every therapeutic area. Hospitals in Turkey are equipped with the most advanced medical technology and highly experienced doctors, making the country the best destination for availing popular procedures.

Which are the most popular cities in Turkey for medical treatment?

Most medical tourists choose cities like Ankara, Istanbul, and Antalya which also are some of Turkey’s most famous tourist destinations. These cities have the best hospitals in Turkey which provide affordable medical care with world-class facilities, impeccable patient care. These cities are considered the best destinations for medical treatment in Turkey due to many other reasons, such as cheap accommodation, best infrastructure, transportation facilities, and a wide range of food options. Turkey has always been a popular tourist destination with cities full of history and mesmerizing sandy beaches.

What are the other facilities provided by hospitals in Turkey?

Hospitals in Turkey offer all modern facilities to patients to ensure that get the treatment in a confortable environment. Some of the facilities available at hospitals in Turkey are visa assistance, travel arrangements, airport transfers, coordination of all medical appointments, accommodations for patients and companions, international staff translators, shopping and recreational options, Internet with wi-fi, mobile sim cards, lockers, and cuisine to suit your palate. Hospitals in Turkey help international patients at all stages of their treatment journey, right from queries, preparations for their travel, arrival, visit of the hospital, and follow-up care.

Do hospitals in Turkey accept health insurance?

Most hospitals in Turkey do accept health insurance. You need to inform the hospital if you have any health insurance that is internationally valid. The hospital will request the Guarantee of Payment from the insurance directly to commence your treatment cashless if it is an approved insurance provider. The hospital will ask for the Guarantee of Payment from the insurance to start your treatment cashless in case it is an approved insurance provider.