Medical Treatment in Turkey?
Turkey has been one of the most popular destinations for international patients in the re-cent years. Only in 2017, about 765,000 people visited Turkey for medical tourism. Turkey is the second highest ranking country for JCI accreditations in the world with 43 hospitals. Many clinics and hospitals are equipped with cutting edge technology and highly-qualified medical staff. The major advantages of medical tourism in Turkey are;
- Reasonable Prices / Serious Savings
Patients can save significant amounts of money by getting their treatment in Turkey. For many procedures, patients can save up to 50% – 70% compared to EU. Since costs such as rent and wages are lower in Turkey, the overall cost of a treatment is cheaper. That’s how Turkish medical industry can offer treatments for significantly lower prices. Adding the difference between the currency rates, Turkey becomes a great alternative for those who don’t want to spend a fortune on medical services.
Turkey is located in a very centric location, at the intersection point of Europe and Asia. It is only 2-4 hours away from the biggest cities in Europe and Middle East. Citizens of more than 70 countries don’t require visa to visit Turkey. There are many easy and affordable transportation alternatives, including fixed and seasonal flights.
- Expert Doctors & State-of-Art Hospitals
Turkey has been investing in the healthcare industry since the early 2000s. Both private and public health facilities were regulated by international quality standards and updated with the latest technologies. Turkey has one of the highest numbers of Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited hospitals in the world. JCI accreditation guarantees good service quality and experienced, reliable doctors. Patients from countries that lacks modern hospitals and reliable doctors choose Turkey to get their medical treatments.
- Touristic Attractions & Easy Travel
International patients who travel to Turkey for their treatments also get the chance to experience Turkey’s unique features. Being the intersection point between Europe and Asia, Turkey has many touristic attractions. Our clinics are located in some of Turkey’s most touristic cities; Istanbul, Antalya and Muğla. In 2018, 39.49 million international tourists visited Turkey. Istanbul and Antalya were the most visited cities with 13 million tourists each.
Visitors get the opportunity to experience the rich history and culture of Turkey along with its natural beauties:
In Istanbul, visitors can visit museums and architectural artworks to see many historic things remaining from the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. Visitors can shop for many things in historic bazaars as well as modern shopping malls, and can enjoy the unique Turkish cuisine that is a unique blend of the eastern and western cuisines.
Many patients choose to combine their treatments with a vacation in Turkey. Antalya and Muğla are the top two cities that are chosen by international visitors for summer vacations. Famous vacation destinations including Fethiye, Marmaris, Bodrum, Kaş, Kemer and many more are located in these cities. Patients who wish to experience the beautiful beaches and nature of the Mediterranean and Aegean coasts can visit our clinics in Antalya and Mugla.