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Turkeys leading healthcare institution Acibadem Healthcare Group, provides extensive healthcare sevices with state - of - art medical technology since 1991. Acibadem, operates with over 6000 employees of which 1000 are physicians, in 20 different locations through a network of 6 general hospitals, 5 outpatient clinics, 1 opthalmology center, medical centers, and laboratories.
The International Patient Center of Acibadem Healthcare Group, provides complete services for patients visiting the hospital from countries outside Turkey. International Patient Center staff at Acibadem Healthcare Group meets the needs and expectations of international patients within 48 hours of their request by acknowledging them on the treatment plan, length of stay, average package pricing that includes all medical, social and accommodation costs.
The Acibadem Healthcare Group with its perfection in medical services, determination for patients' and visitors' satisfaction, high quality personnel, modern infrastructure and pioneering procedures; aims to be a model for Turkey and become one of the reference - points for academic healthcare institutions in the world .
Perfection in Medical Services
Our Determination to ensure customer satisfaction
High Quality Personnel and Modern Infrastructure
The International Patient Center at Acibadem
The International Patient Center at Acibadem Healthcare Group was set up to fulfill the healthcare requirements of foreign patients and introduce the healthcare group to the outside world. The ‘one-stop’ service center offers healthcare services to foreign patients from the day of their request until the time of their return to their country.
It is the initial point of contact for acquiring medical information, orientation and registration. Its rapidly growing team comprised of physicians and specialists (speaking in all international languages: English, Arabic, Russian, Albanian etc.) organizes the “Healthcare Journey” of international patients according to their needs and expectations.
‘The Healthcare Journey’ starts by arrangement of the first appointment with the doctor. From managing medical consultations and hospital admissions to travel and hotel arrangements, International patient center staff are committed to making patients and their families feel comfortable during the stay. Patients from all over the world apply to this center in all medical specialties, and acquire a free e-consultations service.Medical Consultations
If you are seeking a physician consultation, we suggest that you send your complete medical history, along with any applicable x-ray films and laboratory test results via e-mail, fax or post-mail. Once a physician has reviewed your medical history, we will contact you about the recommended course of treatment and whether it is advisable to travel to Turkey for treatment.
Once we have determined that your treatment at our center is appropriate, we will schedule all your physician appointments including diagnostic and laboratory tests & procedures, as well as surgical procedures if necessary. Appointment availability depends on the nature and urgency of medical situation.
Primary and Specialty Care
Primary and specialty outpatient care is provided by a multispecialty physician practice group that provides comprehensive care in several specialties and subspecialties.
Our services include:
Scheduling of medical appointments with follow-up care (pre-op and post-op evaluation)
Assistance with hospital admission and discharges
Arrangement of airport transfer
Assistance with payment procedures and in simplifying financial transactions
Assistance with language interpretation
Assistance with local tours and excursion arrangements
Assistance with visa procedures
Guidance for Patient and Family before and after arrival
Assistance with international insurances
International Hospital, opened in 1989, is the first private hospital in Turkey to offer top level medical care to patients, using modern and advanced technology with its professional hospital management team and dedicated medical staff.
International Hospital has always been a pioneer amongst private hospitals in medical technologies and applications offering the first open heart surgery, in - vitro fertilization Center, MRI, neo - natal intensive care unit, sea ambulance, intensive care equipped ambulance, PET Scan and image transfer system to its patients.
International Hospital has become an address that foreign patients choose with confidence.
International Hospital has a total of 131 patient beds including intensive care units (general intensive care, open heart surgery intensive care, coronary intensive care and neonatal intensive care), dialysis units, emergency observation beds, post - coronary intervention observation units and inpatient floors.
Acibadem Kocaeli Hospital
Acibadem Hospital Kocaeli, opened in November 2006, is the 6th hospital of Acibadem Healthcare Group. The 6 story hospital has 65 inpatient beds, 3 operating rooms, 18 intensive care beds and a delivery room.
With this hospital, Acibadem has carried its high standards in healthcare delivery to Kocaeli, after Bursa. Fully-equipped with diagnosis and treatment units, Acibadem Hospital Kocaeli also serves patients from other cities in the region.
Street: Yenimahalle Inkilap Cad. No: 9
Postal Code: 411 00
Phone: +90 216 544 39 81
Fax: +90 216 340 77 10
Acibadem Bakirköy Hospital
Acibadem Hospital Bakirköy is one of the largest general hospitals on the European side of Istanbul with 17 500 m2 covered area.
The hospital has an inpatient capacity of 130 beds including 28 VIP rooms and 4 intensive care units. Besides diagnosis and treatment units, it has 7 operating rooms. The hospital, which is monitored at 6.500 different points, has an ?intelligent building? system that enables immediate solution of technical problems.
There are specially designed rooms (LDRP) in which expectant mothers are able to go through labor, delivery and recovery without being transferred to different units.
Heliport and the air ambulance, located on the same floor with the operating rooms and the intensive care unit, make it possible to start immediate treatment of patients who require emergency.
In 2007, after Kadiköy Hospital Dual Source Tomography Device has also been purchased for Bakirköy Hospital. The device is state of art and an easily applied method for the imaging of heart vessels in cardiac patients.
Street: Halit Ziya Uşakligil Cad. 1
Postal Code: 341 40
Phone: +90 216 544 39 81
Fax: +90 216 340 77 10
Acibadem Bursa Hospital
Acibadem Hospital Bursa, the first hospital of the Group outside of Istanbul, started admitting patients in 2006. Acibadem Hospital Bursa offers diagnosis and treatment services in all medical specialties combining modern architecture with advanced medical technology.
Built on 10 floors and 30 000 m2 of closed space over a land of 7 acres, the hospital has 90 inpatient rooms, 11 of which are suites, 60 intensive care beds (coronary, neonatal, general and cardio vascular intensive care units), 10 operating theaters, 1 delivery room, 2 LDRP rooms (that can accommodate delivery), gamma camera, dual source computerized tomography, 1, 5 Tesla MRI, PET CT, 2 intervention rooms for coronary angiography and Digital Substraction Angiography (DSA).The radiology department has a PET CT device which investigates the existence of live tissues in cancer research and cardiac diseases. Enlarged prostates, which are widespread among men over 50, are treated with the Greenlight HPS Laser.
Heliport and the Air Ambulance, which are always ready to use for emergency situations, make it possible to start immediate treatment of patients who are transferred from different cities and require emergency intervention
Medical oncology and radiation oncology are under the same roof on the basis of multidisciplinary approach that must be implemented at any developed cancer treatment cancer. With the new radiotherapy center equipped with IGRT technology, the hospital became one of the most effective cancer treatment centers.
Doctor Robot is used as a mobile, high-tech communication platform in doctor-patient relationship and it enables remote consultations for a physician who is not physically present.
Street: Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bulvari Sümer Sok 1
District: Bursa – Nilüfer
Postal Code: 161 10
Phone: +90 216 544 39 81
Fax: +90 216 340 77 10
Acibadem Kozyatagi Hospital
In addition to other medical services, Acibadem Kozyatagi Hospital provides healthcare services particularly in the fields of oncology and neurological sciences.
Department of neurology is a unit where all tests( EEG, EMG, TCD, Chronic EEG Monitorization) can be performed in detail. Ophthalmology(neuro - ophthalmology) and ear, nose, threat(Neuro - otology) branches cooperate on a multidisciplinary basis with neurologic sciences. The hospital provides contemporary medical practices particularly in the fields of cancer surgery, cancer diagnosis and treatment, bone marrow transplant, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
3 Tesla Intraoperative MRI device is the first device in the world to allow for the imaging of the entire body. The 1, 5 Tesla open MRI device has been added to the hospital inventory in 2007 and allows for high quality imaging in patients suffering from claustrophobia or excessive weight.
The Gamma Knife provides patients with surgery - free and pain - free treatment and is accepted as gold standart in the treatment of structural defects, intracranial vessels and brain tumors in particular. The linear accelator technology, which incorporates the IGRT technique, was a first for the radiotherapy department, allowing for the treatment of tumors located in organs which shift during respiration without inflicting any damage in the peripheral organs.
Street: Inönü Cad. Okur Sok. 20
Postal Code: 347 42
Phone: +90 216 544 39 81
Fax: +90 216 340 77 10
Acibadem Kadiköy Hospital
Acibadem Hospital Kadiköy, established in 1991 and renovated in 1998, is a fully - equipped hospital combining state - of - the -art medical technology with modern architecture in 17 000 m2 covered space.
Acibadem Hospital has 130 bed - capacity in total including 4 intensive care units with 24 bed capacity. Acibadem Hospital Kadiköy offers extensive healthcare services in all specialties with its fully equipped Emergency Department, 7 modern operating rooms, suites and standard rooms, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment units and electronically - monitored building.
Dual Source tomography device is the latest technological device of rapidly developing imaging technologies. With this new technology, the diagnosis of cardiac diseases has become easier, more accurate and reliable. Enhanced imaging capabilities of Dual Source computerized tomography, make diagnosis of cardiac diseases possible as quickly as in 6 seconds. Since it allows painless and bloodless application, it is accepted as a break - through method. Clear imaging is achieved in all kinds of heart rhythms.
Street: Tekin Sokak No : 8
City: Istanbul District: Kadiköy
Postal Code: 347 18
Phone: +90 216 544 39 81
Fax: +90 216 340 77 10
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Acibadem Healthcare Group Aesthetic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Departments are situated at Acibadem Hospital, Acibadem Hospital Bakirköy, Etiler and Bagdat Street outpatient clinics. All the Aesthetic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Departments at these hospitals have latest technological equipments and the diagnosis and treatment offered at these units are at world standards. Aesthetic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Departments at Acibadem Healthcare Group mainly performs all procedures for functional and/or aesthetic purposes.
Acibadem Healthcare Group’s Department of Dermatology and Venereology provides the highest quality of medical and surgical care for diseases of the skin, hair and nails in modern facilities. Patients of all ages - from newborns to older adults - are routinely examined and treated for all kinds of skin diseases - including the sexually transmitted ones - in the outpatient clinics. Patients may also be admitted to the hospital to be treated as an inpatient if the skin condition is severe enough to require hospitalization.
The services of the ophthalmology department at Acıbadem Healthcare Group include many subspecialties, including anterior segment surgery, retina, strabismus, glaucoma, other anterior segment diseases and contact lens filling.
The unit serves both adult and pediatric patients, providing wide range of diagnostic services; including computerized visual field testing, fluorescein, and indocyanine green angiography, ultrasonography, electrophsiological tests and radiological investigations. YAG and Argon laser is used during the treatments of anterior and posterior segment diseases. Retinal control examination of premature babies is included as specialized services. Microsurgeries performed as inpatient and outpatient services include cataract surgery with phacoemulsification technique, vitreoretinal surgery, glaucoma and strabismus.
Department of Internal Medicine at Acıbadem Hospital offers services in the subspecialty departments of cardiology, respiratory medicine, endocrinology, gastroenterology, haematology, oncology, nephrology and rheumatology. The department has full time inpatient and outpatient services throughout the week.
Obstetrics and Gynecology
The multidisciplinary team of health care professionals is dedicated to meeting the unique and changing medical needs of women from adolescence through the golden years. From infertility and in vitro fertilization to gynecologic cancer and minimally invasive treatments, the team is expert in coordinated and supportive treatment of the problems that impact women’s lives.
Department is capable of giving service 24 hours, specialist physicians and educated collateral health personnel is always present. All necessary equipment is present in the department. In every room there is an ultrasonography, and in the monitorisation room there is a cardiotocography, colposcopy and office histeroscopy.
In Acıbadem Hospital Bakırköy, there is Labor Delivery and Recovery Rooms where patient can give birth; beds of the patients can become delivery tables. In all rooms, emergency reanimation facilities are hidden so that patient will feel more relax. Moreover, with the help of cardiotocography birth traillings are done.
If patient wants, after 20th week she can take pregnancy education programs, which continue for 6 weeks and are given by physicians and training nurses. Education programs also continue in the rooms of the hospital with close circuit TV programs.
In medical oncology department all kinds of cancer could be followed and treated, every kind of chemotherapy could be applied by trained oncology nurses. Oncology nurses also train patients about chemotherapy and its side effects. Medical oncology department also has stem cell transplantation facilities and has a good cooperation with the hematology department.
Ear-Nose and Throat
Microscopy and recent technology endovisual systems are used in the examination of patients coming to polyclincs. When necessary, endoscopic images are recorded in digital setting and used in monitoring, in the preparation of examination reports and archiving
In the ear department, correction of perforated eardrum ( tympanic membrane), operations for hear loss and ear infections, audiological tests, middle ear pressure and reflex tests, brainstem audiometrics (ERA) and especially auto acustic emission tests, which is the most important screening method to assess hearing in neonate period, are carried out.
Electronistagmography and caloric tests are employed in assessing the situation of patients with vertigo. Positional vertigo, which is one of the main reasons of vertigo, is treated successfully with the “manoeuvre” method.
Along with standard operations such as nose deviation and endoscopic sinusitis operations, endoscopic operations, functional and aesthetic nose surgeries are carried out successfully with modern techniques.
Vocal cords of patients with voice and speech disorders are examined with endoscopic methods. Following this, the reason of voice hoarseness can be diagnosed with stroboscopic examination. Voice teraphy techniques for patients with functional voice disorders and surgical interventions related to voice diseases are carried out.
Surgeries of tumors of the head and neck and those related to the reconstruction of cosmetic and functional loses occuring during these surgeries are carried out with modern techniques
SNORING AND SLEEP APNEA
Sleep Disorders Unit, providing its services together with otolaryngology department, offers sleep lab assessments for diagnosing and treating sleep disorders, snoring and sleep apnea. These diseases are treated medically and through surgical methods (positive pressurized respiratiory equipment, pain-free, non-surgical radio frequency interventions to nose, soft palate and tongue root and surgical techniques.)
Tonsils, ear infections, and childhood tumors of the ear-nose-throat area are diagnosed and treated with surgical methods.
Psychiatry Department serves only as an outpatient clinic. In this department, patients with anxiety disorders (panic disorder, social phobia, obsession disorder), emotional disorders (depression, manic-depression...), psychotic disorders (schizophrenia, paranoia...) sexual dysfunction disorder, personality problems, relationship problems (marriage, friendship...), harmony disorders, somatoform disorders, are diagnosed and treated. In the diagnose level there are psychologs for the psychometric evaluation. Treatments are designed according to patient's disorders; such as medicine treatment, personal or family therapy or combination of both.
Department also provides consultation services to both inpatients and outpatients. Department work in collaboration with neurology and psychotherapy department. Moreover, department conduct "Life Without Smoking" program. Program consists of 4 sessions. From the first session negotiations continue on the third, tenth and thirtieth days. When necessary help is taken from other departments.
Clinical Psychology Department at Acıbadem Healthcare Group has both inpatient and outpatient services in the areas of individual psychotherapy, family therapy, marriage and couples therapy, adolescent and child psychotherapy covering the problems of depression, anxiety disorders, phobic disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder (ocd), post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), relationship problems, problems of the elder people such as depression and loneliness, divorce problems, depression after divorce, depression related to the grief process, post-partum depression, work-related problems and stress, social phobia, school problems-problems in concentration, studying, anxieties and fears related to the university examination, psychological problems in the preparation process, carrier counseling, the secondary psychological problems of infertility, obesity, chronic illnesses (cancer, heart disease, diabetes…), terminal illnesses and personality disorders.
Family Therapy programs include interventions concerning familial communication problems, the boundary issues, unexpressed feelings, self and family awareness, scapegoating, and building empathy.
Marriage and Couples Therapy programs have applications in the areas of open communication, expression of feelings, honesty, building empathy and self-esteem, self and couple awareness and effective problem solving. The program may also include psychological support for Infertility.
Adolescent and Child Psychotherapy programs especially include counseling for parenting, psychotherapy for children of school age, adolescent depression, building self-esteem, problems in studying, dealing with the anxieties of university examinations, career counseling, behavior problems including expression of aggression and anger, relationships with the opposite sex, sexuality, and family conflict. There is also a psychological support program for children before entering any sort of surgery.
All of the therapeutical programs include weekly sessions held by the Clinical Psychologist. The program to be implemented is fully explained to the clients while being sensitive to confidentiality and boundary issue. When necessary patients are followed in collaboration with psychiatry department.