Hemicolectomy cost in Turkey

The last part of the gastrointestinal system is referred to as the colon and it is 5-6 cm long. It is ‘U’ shaped and it starts from the distal part of the small intestine and is connected to the rectum and anus. It absorbs the fluids, processes the metabolic waste products, and eliminates through the rectum and anus. The removal of the colon is called colectomy.

There are different types of colectomies such as complete colectomy,  right hemicolectomy, left hemicolectomy, sigmoid colectomy, and proctocolectomy. The surgical removal of the left side of the colon (descending colon) is called left hemicolectomy surgery.

Hemicolectomy treatment in Turkey

Turkey has mostly been famed for its cultural, historical and natural beauties. These have always been the most significant tourist attractions, but of late it has become one of the most explored medical tourism destinations. Hospitals in Turkey offer some world-class medical facilities and use of advanced technologies. Hemicolectomy Cancer treatment in Turkey performed by some of the most skilled doctors who work along with a team of Oncosurgeon and medical surgeons.

Hemicolectomy Surgery Cost in Turkey

Hemicolectomy cost in Turkey along with the quality of treatment and safety measures taken are on par with some of the most popular medical tourism destinations like India, Hungary, Singapore, and Dubai. The cost of Hemicolectomy surgery including radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and accommodation is available at almost half the price when compared with the cost offered in the US or UK.

Treatment and Cost

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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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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 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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Anadolu Medical Center located in Kocaeli, Turkey is accredited by ISO, JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • The Medical Center is present over an area of 188.000 square meters. This is inclusive of the indoor area which is 50 thousand square meters.
  • Let us also have a look at some of the important infrastructure pointers of this hospital.
  • Bed capacity of 201
  • Outpatient Clinic at Ata?ehir
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation Center that opened its doors in June 2010
  • Developed and using latest technologies such as IMRT and Cyberknife
  • Multidisciplinary care
  • An OECI-designated clinical cancer centre

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

  • The hospital has cutting edge infrastructure and all latest amenities.
  • Equipment like Whole body MR scanner, 4D Ultrasound system for Breast Cancer screening, 3D Imaging and Navigation System for Prostate Biopsy, Posturography (Balance) Device, and EBUS.
  • Everything that makes healthcare delivery a 360* process is present in Acibadem Fulya Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey like diagnostic services, insurance, language interpretation services, travel and lodging arrangements.
  • Clinic Laboratory, Dialysis, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Laboratory, Pulmonary Function Laboratory, Radiology and Sleep Laboratory are also present.
  • Intensive Care Units (ICU) are also available in the Acibadem Fulya Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • There are many popular specialties and departments present in Acibadem Fulya Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey, which is a multidisciplinary healthcare organisation. Some are Cardiology, Neurology, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery, Dermatology, Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology) etc.

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Apart from in-detail treatment procedures available, VM Medical Park Ankara located in Ankara, 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, TV inside room. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Covers an area of 22,000 sqm
  • Capacity of 44 beds
  • 6 Operating Rooms
  • 72 Outpatient Clinics
  • Online doctor consultation
  • Medical records transfer
  • Rehabilitation
  • Translation services
  • Interpreter services
  • Airport pickup
  • Hotel booking
  • Free Wi-fi
  • Phone in the room
  • TV in the room
  • Special dietary requests accepted
  • Private rooms for patients available
  • Family accommodation
  • Pharmacy
  • Laundry
  • Mobility accessible rooms

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Apart from in-detail treatment procedures available, VM Medical Park Samsun Hospital located in Samsun, 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:

  • All the patient rooms are equipped with all the amenities like Nurse call system, computer access system and controllable patient bed and Blue Code Call systems; to provide a comfort zone to the patients
  • 8 specially-equipped Operating Rooms (2 reserved for cardiovascular surgery)
  • IVF Unit
  • Dental Unit
  • Technology advancement- Linear Accelerator and PET-CT, etc.

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Apart from in-detail treatment procedures available, Antalya Anadolu Hastanesi located in Antalya , 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, TV inside room. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • A technological powerhouse, it provides 24*7 trauma care.
  • 4 suites and 54 luxurious rooms
  • 3 exceptional operating theatres
  • 3 Intensive Care Units
  • Efficient and capable healthcare personnel
  • Focus on patient care, reasonable prices
  • State of the art diagnostics setup
  • Recognised for providing integrated care for complex cases and rare cases
  • Latest 1.5 Tesla MR, 64 2 Multi-slice Computed Tomography (CT), coronary angiography, and panendoscope
  • Treatments such as angioplasty(PTCA), cryotherapy, IVF, ERCP, peritoneoscopy, facial palsies, and electro shock wave lithotripsy are available
  • Widely experienced and well educated healthcare professionals are at the forefront of healthcare delivery at the Antalya Anadolu Hospital, Antalya, Turkey

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

  • The indoor area of Acibadem Hastanesi - Altunizade, Istanbul, Turkey is one of the largest at 98,000 square meters.
  • There are 550 beds and as many parking spots.
  • 75 of the beds are in the intensive care unit.
  • A hybrid operating room which has 3 diagnostic units at one location which is an amazing concept as at one time surgeries can be performed in 3 operating theatres.
  • International patients are serviced well through a particular center for them where services related to therapy and diagnostics are done.
  • Healthcare delivery in this part of the hospital can be availed in 16 different languages.
  • Robotic Surgery and Cell Therapy Unit are representative of the high standards of technology present in the hospital.

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About the Hemicolectomy

The last part of the gastrointestinal system is referred as the colon and it is 5-6 cm long. It is ‘U’ shaped and it starts from the distal part of the small intestine and is connected to the rectum and anus. It absorbs the fluids, processes the metabolic waste products, and eliminates through the rectum and anus. The removal of the colon is called colectomy.

There are different types of colectomies such as complete colectomy,  right hemicolectomy, left hemicolectomy, sigmoid colectomy, and proctocolectomy. The surgical removal of the left side of the colon (descending colon) is called left hemicolectomy surgery. The surgical removal of the cecum, ascending colon, and the hepatic flexure (right side of the colon) is called as the right hemicolectomy surgery.

Some of the conditions that require complete colectomy or hemicolectomy surgery include the following:

  • Colon cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Blockage of the colon
  • Precancerous polyps
  • Hereditary polyps
  • Benign tumours
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Bowel twisting and obstruction
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Appendicitis with inflammation of the cecum
  • Right-side colonic diverticular disease (diverticulosis)

A hemicolectomy procedure can be performed as a laparoscopic or open surgery. The type of the surgery to be performed is decided by the surgeon during the evaluation and the decision depends on the age and the condition of the patient.

Sometimes the laparoscopic procedure can also be turned into open surgery, depending on the feasibility of the procedure with respect to safety and accuracy. Overall, the following parameters decide whether a laparoscopic or an open surgical procedure will be performed:

  • Age
  • Diagnosis
  • Medical history
  • Personal preference

How is Hemicolectomy performed?

You will be informed by your surgeon about the type of surgical procedure that you will benefit you the most. You will be taken to the operating room, and blood pressure and breathing will be monitored.

Left Hemicolectomy Procedure

You will be positioned in lithotomy Trendelenburg (modified Lloyd-Davis) position and your both arms will be abducted on arm boards. The legs will be placed in stirrups and soft padding will be placed underneath to prevent pressure and injuries to the skin and nerves. 

After positioning, you will be given general anaesthesia so that you do not feel any pain during the procedure. Sometimes, a peripheral nerve block may also be given to control pain during and after the surgery.

  • In laparoscopic left hemicolectomy surgery, three to five tiny incisions are made in your belly, and a laparoscope is inserted from one of the incisions. Your surgeon can visualize the inside of your belly on the monitor by the camera of the laparoscope.
  • The laparoscope has a light that will aid in viewing. The other medical instruments required for the surgery will be inserted through the other incisions. Gas will be used to expand the belly and for clear viewing. A two to three inches cut will be made and the colon will be taken out for easy excision of the part and the ends of the remaining colon will be rejoined. A laparoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive procedure that ensures faster recovery as fewer traumas occur to the organs. It causes less pain as compared to open surgery.
  • In open surgery, a six to eight-inches long cut is made on your belly, and the diseased part of the colon is taken out using the surgical instruments. Lymph nodes are also removed. After removal, the healthy parts of the intestine are joined at the ends using stitches or they are stapled together. The joining of the parts of the intestine is called anastomosis. If there is no healthy part of the colon, then an opening called stoma is made in the belly with the remaining colon. This stoma will be connected to a drainage bag in which the metabolic wastes get collected. This drainage bag should be cleaned manually on a daily basis.
  • The stoma can be permanent or short-term, based on the condition of the colon. Despite the trauma, an open procedure is the safest and effective procedure. The total procedure can be completed in one to four hours.

Right Hemicolectomy Procedure

You will be positioned in the supine position initially and later you may be taken to the Trendelenburg position (lying by facing upwards on a tilted bed with pelvis higher than the head).

After positioning, you will be administered general anaesthesia and an additional epidural block for pain management. The catheter will be placed for monitoring the urine output during and after the procedure. The laparoscopic right hemicolectomy procedure or open surgery can be performed, depending on the condition of the colon.

  • In the minimally invasive laparoscopic right hemicolectomy procedure, small incisions are made in your belly and a laparoscope will be inserted through the incisions. The right side of the colon and last part of the small intestine will be removed during the procedure along with the lymph nodes. The remaining part of the small intestine and the colon are joined with sutures or staples. The excised part of the colon is removed by making an incision in the belly.
  • In the open surgery for diverticulosis and other conditions, a long cut is made on the belly and the procedure is carried out by opening the abdomen. The right side of the colon is cut and removed and the remaining parts of the intestine are joined by sutures or surgical staples. Usually, this procedure may not require a stoma outside the belly. The procedure is completed in two to three hours.

During the hemicolectomy procedure, your surgeon may take any of the following approaches:

  • Remaining parts of the colon are rejoined (anastomosis)
  • Stoma may be created on belly (colostomy)
  • Joining of the small intestine and the anus (ileoanal anastomosis)

Recovery from Hemicolectomy

  • A hospital stay of two to three days may be required for a laparoscopic surgery and a three to seven days stay is required for an open surgery.
  • You will be placed on an intravenous drip for 24 hours and nothing will be given by mouth.
  • You will be allowed to take clear liquids after 24 hours of the procedure.
  • A catheter will be placed for draining the bladder, and it will be removed after a few days.
  • The sutures and staples on the belly will be removed after 14 days of the surgery.
  • You should avoid heavy lifting and heavy physical activities for up to six weeks.
  • You should avoid spicy foods and take small and frequent meals.
  • You should walk after 24 to 48 hours of the procedure to avoid respiratory problems.
  • Depending on the progress of your recovery and the evidence of bowel excretion, you will be discharged.
  • You should visit the surgeon as per the scheduled follow-up visits so that the condition of the bowel can be assessed.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Hemicolectomy cost in Turkey?

The average cost of Hemicolectomy in Turkey starts from USD 9000 While there are wide range of hospitals offering Hemicolectomy, international patients should always seek SAS, JCI, TEMOS-Certified Hospitals in Turkey for the best results.

What are the factors affecting the cost of Hemicolectomy in Turkey?

Hemicolectomy cost in Turkey varies from one hospital to the other. The top hospitals for Hemicolectomy in Turkey covers all the expenses related to the pre-surgery investigations of the candidate. The treatment cost usually includes the expenses related to hospitalization, surgery, nursing, medicines, and anesthesia. Post-surgical complications, new findings and delayed recovery may have an impact on the total Hemicolectomy cost in Turkey.

Which are some of the best clinics in Turkey for Hemicolectomyt?

Hemicolectomy in Turkey is offered by multiple hospitals across the country. Some of the best hospitals for Hemicolectomy in Turkey include the following:

  1. Medicana International
  2. Medical Park Ordu Hospital
  3. Baskent University Istanbul Hospital
  4. Medical Park Gebze Hospital
  5. Anadolu Medical Center
  6. Medical Park Tokat Hospital
How many days does it take to recover post Hemicolectomy in Turkey?

After discharge from the hospital, the patient has to stay for another 21 days in the country for complete recovery. This is important to ensure that the surgery was successful. During this time, control and follow-up tests take place to check for medical fitness.

Which are some of the other popular destinations for Hemicolectomy?

While Turkey is considered to be one of the best destinations for Hemicolectomy owing to the standard of Hospitals, and expertise of doctors; there are a select few destinations which provide comparable quality of healthcare for the procedure However, there are other countries as mentioned below that are popular for Hemicolectomy as well:

CountryCost
CzechiaUSD 10500
GreeceUSD 37500
IndiaUSD 5000
IsraelUSD 16000
LebanonUSD 37500
MalaysiaUSD 15000
PolandUSD 9500
Saudi ArabiaUSD 37500
SingaporeUSD 37500
South AfricaUSD 37500
South KoreaUSD 37500
SwitzerlandUSD 37500
ThailandUSD 18000
TunisiaUSD 37500
TurkeyUSD 9000
United Arab EmiratesUSD 14000
United KingdomUSD 37500
How much are the other expenses in Turkey apart from the cost of Hemicolectomy?

There are certain additional cost that the patient has to pay apart from the Hemicolectomy cost. These charges starts from USD 50 per person.

Which are the best cities in Turkey for Hemicolectomy Procedure?

Some of the cpopular cities in Turkey that offer Hemicolectomy include the following:

  1. Ankara
  2. Istanbul
  3. Fethiye
  4. Antalya
Which are the best doctors offering Telemedicine for Hemicolectomy in Turkey?

It is possible for patients to opt for video telemedicine consultation before they come for Hemicolectomy in Turkey. Some of the surgeons offering this service include the following

DoctorCostSchedule Your Appointment
Dr. Ertugrul GaziogluUSD 160Schedule Now
Dr. Emel Ceylan GunayUSD 160Schedule Now
Dr. Meltem Topalgokceli SelamUSD 160Schedule Now
Dr. Tahir KaradenizUSD 160Schedule Now
How many days does one have to spend in the hospital for Hemicolectomy in Turkey?

The patient is supposed to stay at the hospital for about 5 days after Hemicolectomy for monitoring and care. The doctors team review the patient's recovery during this time with the help of blood tests and imaging scans. Once they feel that everything is on track, the patient is discharged.

What is the average rating of Hospitals in Turkey offering Hemicolectomy?

The average rating for Hemicolectomy hospitals in Turkey is 3.6. This rating is automatically calculated on the basis of several parameters such as the infrastructure of the hospital, quality of services, nursing support and other services.

How many hospitals offer Hemicolectomy in Turkey?

There are more than 26 hospitals that offer Hemicolectomy in Turkey. These clinics have propoer infrastructure as well as offer good quality of services when it comes to Hemicolectomy Apart from good services, the hospitals are known to follow all standard and legal guidelines as dictated by the local medical affairs body or organization.

Who are the best doctors for Hemicolectomy in Turkey?

Some of the most sought after doctors for Hemicolectomy in Turkey are:

  1. Dr. Nadire Kucukoztas
  2. Dr. Feza Yabug Karakayali
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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. Turkey boasts of having some of the best multispecialty hospitals supported by highly trained and experienced doctors, world-class facilities, and advanced technology. Hospitals strictly adhere to stringent medical protocols and international standards to ensure quality of treatment and safety of patients. 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?

Joint Commission International (JCI) is the major healthcare accrediting body in Turkey. The hospitals in Turkey ensure top-quality medical care and strictly follow the international standards set by the accreditation body. The standards focus on the quality of care and patient safety and act as guidance for hospitals to meet international standards of medical care. The standards help set a quality benchmark for hospitals to ensure safe and quality treatment.

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. Cost of medical treatments, consultation costs, and cost of medicines are less in Turkey. Hospitals and healthcare centers in Turkey meet Western standards of healthcare. Turkey has world-class doctors who have vast experience in multiple disciplines and some of them are trained in America and Europe who prefer to practice 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. They have received quality education at premier institutions. Turkey houses some of the world’s best doctors who ensure excellent treatment results, which is mainly attributed to their deep subject knowledge and holistic treatment approach. 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?

When traveling to Turkey for medical treatment, you need to carry documents like medical History, test reports, records, doctor referral notes, passport copies, residence/ driver’s license/ bank statement/ details of Health insurance. You need to pay extra heed on packing when traveling to another country for medical treatment Make a list of all the essential things you might need during your stay in Turkey. Check with the concerned authority for any extra items needed because the required documents may vary as per your destination.

What are the popular procedures available in Turkey?

Some of the popular procedures available at hospitals and clinics 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. Turkey’s advanced medical technology available at lower costs has made the country the best destination for popular procedures all across the world.

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

Some of the most popular medical tourist destinations in Turkey are Ankara, Istanbul, and Antalya. Thousands of medical tourists visit these cities every year for availing treatment at the best hospitals which provide affordable medical care with world-class facilities, excellent patient care. Turkey has become one of the top medical tourism destinations with a number of world-class cities that have state-of-art infrastructure, the best transportation systems, and a wide range of food options. With cities full of history and mesmerizing sandy beaches, Turkey has always been a popular tourist destination.

What are the other facilities provided by hospitals in Turkey?

Hospitals in Turkey offer world-class facilities to international patients to ensure safety and comfort throughout their stay in Turkey. With an aim to improve patient experience, hospitals in Turkey offer excellent facilities, such as 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 multiple food options. 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?

Yes, the hospitals in Turkey accept health insurance. You need to intimate your hospital in case you have any health insurance plan that is internationally valid. Contact your insurance company in your country to check whether the procedure you want to avail is covered at the hospital in Turkey. The hospital will request the Guarantee of Payment from the insurance directly to commence your treatment cashless if it is an approved insurance provider.