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Medical Tourism in Turkey

Updated: Mar 8

Turkey, one of the most seasoned occupied nations of the world, is for the most part well known for its stories from the yesteryear. Its located where Europe and Asia intercepts which makes Turkey, initially Anatolia, nation of huge significance. A similar vital significance has been of most extreme utility in laying out Turkey as an excellent objective for clinical travelers.


Drawing in near 130,000 individuals consistently from across the globe for clinical treatment, Turkey has solidly declared its power and capacity in the medical travel industry, giving catalyst to the Turkish government to compel the issue and siphon further assets into further developing conveniences at a phenomenal rate.


WHY TURKEY?



Top notch Facilities


In terms of treatment, the country's medicine business is self-sufficient in both the domestic and foreign markets. This assures that visitors from other nations will not have to wait long for treatment.


Turkey, which is well-known for dental care, hair transplants, and cosmetic surgery, provides great services at shockingly affordable costs, making it the preferred destination for patients seeking such care. A dedicated cosmetic surgery wing may be found in almost every hospital in the country. Top-tier US providers such as Harvard Medical School, Johns Hopkins Medicine, and others are linked with Turkey's JCI approved medical facilities.


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Ensured Staff And Hospitals


Turkey's private medical infrastructure is a well-built choice in the global medical tourism sector, with practically all hospitals in the country ISO 2001 certified and 47 Joint Commission International (JCI) approved facilities. The accreditation of the amenities ensures that a specific quality is maintained.


Hospitals in Istanbul and Ankara are recognized as being on par with several prestigious European hospitals. Turkey is easily accessible by plane from a variety of nations and in a short period of time. Turkey is an EU candidate country that is currently meeting membership requirements, assuring high and uniform healthcare standards.


Vacationer Friendly Environment




The country's strategic location, which helped it become one of the world's oldest permanently occupied settlements, now attracts people from all over the world. It is incredibly accessible due to its proximity to the Asian and African Mainlands, convenient travel alternatives provided by the Mediterranean and Black Seas, and effective air transport links.


Turkey has a large number of historical and architectural sites spread out over the country. Mount Nemrut, Hattusa, Heirapolis, and other World Heritage Sites are among the country's 13 designated World Heritage Sites, providing visitors with an excellent value for their time in the country. The capital city of Ankara has a major airport, and there are numerous flights in and out of the country to most major international destinations, making it easier for patients to travel to surrounding tourist sites after treatment.




Quickly Developing Destination


The Turkish government has taken dramatic steps in the last decade or so to improve the country's economic and healthcare capabilities, making it one of the world's fastest growing medical tourism destinations.


According to MTA data, the number of medical tourists visiting Turkey has risen dramatically in recent years, from 74,093 in 2008 to 109,678 in 2010. (Medical Tourism Association). The country's hospitals offer a vast range of treatment options, as well as state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, which draw swarms of tourists from neighboring nations.



APPROXIMATE TREATMENT COST COMPARISON

PROCEDURE

APPROX. COST IN TURKEY (in USD)

APPROX. COST IN USA (in USD)

Gastric Sleeve

12,900

16,500

Heart Bypass

13,900

123,000

Angioplasty

4,800

28,200

Heart Valve Replacement

17,200

170,000

Liposuction

3,000

5,500

Hip Replacement

13,900

40,360

Rhinoplasty

3,100

65,000

Knee Replacement

10,400

35,000

Spinal Fusion

16,800

110,000


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