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Ö
Apr 16, 2018
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Sonsuz tesekkurler Hasan Erdem hocama bana bu ikinci hayatimi verdigi icin cok sagolun

H
Feb 19, 2020
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Öncelikle herkese merhabalar. 18.12.2019 tarihinde ameliyat oldum. Kisa bir gecmise dönüs yaparak biseyler yazmak istiyorum bende. Ben Almanyada yasiyorum. Ameliyat olmadan önce 152 kiloydum malesef :( ama hareketli bir hayatim vardi. Kilo aldigimin farkinda bile degildim. Son zamanlarda bel agrisi ve eklem agrilari cekmeye baslamistim. Tabi bunlarin yaninda sinir bozucu mide yanmasi. Sonra karsima Saro diye bir bey cikti 😅😅 tanistik sorularimi sordum kafamdaki tüm soru isaretleri gitmisti. Ve bir kac gün icinde biletimi aldim. Ama bende söyle bir durum vardi Redbull bagimlisi bir insandim. Günlük 3 yada 4 tane Redbull icen biriydim. Bunun yani sira kola ve diger icecekler cabasiydi :) Ameliyat günü geldiginde hala kafamda deli sorular vardi!!!! Hasan Erdem hocayla hic konusmamistim. Ekibini tanimiyordum. Nasil insanlardi acaba??? Ucaktan indik ailemle hastaneye gectik. ilk günden belli ettiler kaliteli ve ilgili ekip olduklarini. Hasan hocam ve Mehmet hocam muhtesem insanlardi. Benim ismimde Hasan hep adas diye hitap ediyordu inanin sasiriyordum. Cok samimi insanlardi hepsi. Hastane muhtesem konforlu ve gercekten ilgilenen bir ekip buluyorsunuz karsinizda. Ameliyat olmadan önce belirli bir saatten sonra bisey yemiyorsunuz ve icmiyorsunuz. Ameliyat olacagim gün tekrar tartiya cikmistim 142 kiloydum :)) ameliyat oluyorsunuz ve inanin hic birsey hissetmiyorsunuz. Evet belirli bir agrili süreciniz oluyor oda normal bisey. Bugün 15.02.2020 yeni tartiya ciktim 114 kiloya düsmüsüm. Evet kisa bir sürede cok yol aldim ben. Siz neden bekliyorsunuz??? Artik Redbull dan midem bulaniyor 😅😅 kokusuna bile dayanamiyorum. Tek arkadasim ayran ve su 😂😂. Tekrar Hasan Erdem, Mehmet GencTürk Hocalarima, Serra hanima özellikle Saro beye :) Neslihan hanima ve ismi aklima gelmeyen diger ekip calisanlarina saygilarimi ve sevgilerimi gönderiyorum. Hepinize cok cok tesekkür ederim. 🌺🌺🌺🍀🍀🍀

O
Mar 10, 2020
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Üc ay önce Istanbul Obezite Cerrahi hastanesinde ameliyat oldum ve bundan dolayi cok mutluyum. Suana kadar tam olarak 39 kg attim. Bu basarinin arkasinda vazgecilmez olan Doc. Dr. Hasan Erdem , Dr. Mehmet Genctürk ve tüm ekbinin göstermis oldugu sicak ilgi elakeden dolayi hepsine sonsuz tesekkürlerimi sunarim. Burdan tüm Obezite hastalarina benim önerim ve tavsiyem, hic düsünmeden Istanbul Obezite Cerrahi Hastanesi ile irtibata gecmelerini özenle tavsiye ederim.Selamlar✌️

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Feb 27, 2020
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7 ay once Hasan Erdem ve Mehmet Gençtürk hocamla tanistim,ve tam anlamiyla kendimi hazır hissettiğimde 137 kilo ile ameliyata girdim,Suan 7. Ayımı geriden biraktim ve toplamda 45 kg vererek 92 kg'ma düştüm.Basta cok tereddütlerim vardı, birçok gel-gitler yaşadım ama bugun kendime baktığımda kesinlikle şunu diyebilirim ki HAYATIMDA VERDİGİM EN GÜZEL KARAR.Hasan ve Mehmet hocalarima ve beslenme konusunda her an ulaşabildiğim Uz. Diyetisyen Serra hanıma çok teşekkür ederim.Yeniden doğmuş gibiyim ve sizlere minnettarim 🙏🙏

M
Mar 15, 2020
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SEVGİLİ HASAN HOCAM VE DEGERLİ EKİBİ SÖZE NERDEN BAŞLASAM BİLEMEDİM SİZLERİ SOSYA MEDYADAN 2 YIL TAKİPTEN SONRA KORKULARIMI BİR NEBZEDE OLSA AZALTARAK ARAYIP RANDEVU ALDIM FAKAT ENDİŞELERİMLE BERABER GELDİM İLK RANDEVUMDAKİ İLGİ VE PROFESYONELELİK İNANILMAZ BİR ŞEKİLDE AMELİYAT GÜNÜMÜ ALMAMA SEBEP OLDU .. 14 OCAK HAYATIMIN DEĞİŞİM TARİHİYMİŞ AMELİYAT ÖNCESİ VE SONRASI PROFESYONEL İLGİ VE SAMİMİYET VE İŞİNDE RİYAKAT SAHİBİ İNSANLARIN OLDUĞUNU GÖRMEM BENİ AMELİYAT ÖNCESINDE OLDUĞU KADAR HASTANEDE KALDIĞIM 4 GÜN BOYUNCA VE BU GÜNE KADAR GEÇEN SÜREDE NE KADAR HAKLI DÜŞÜNDÜĞÜMÜ KANITLADI HASAN HOCAM VE EKİBİNİN HAYATIMA BU SİHİRLİ DOKUNUŞLARINDAN DOLAYI EN IÇTEN DİLEKLERİMLE TEŞEKKÜR EDERİM 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏SARO BEY DE EKİPTE FAKAT ONADA AYRICA TEŞEKKÜR EDERİM İYİKİ VARSINIZ

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H
Sep 4, 2020

It’s still too early to give a full review as the procedure hasn’t been done. But the hospital is fantastic. Dr Polat is the very best, he will sit down and talk about anything we wanted or needed. The whole staff is exceptional. More to follow.

V
Mar 11, 2020
The patient was treated of epilepsy

In general, the clinic as a clinic, a lot of people, everyone is busy. Queues The translator decided the speed of the queue. Everything is fine. They took only consultations with doctors. I can not say on it their level of professionolism, only on treatment ... In general, it’s normal. В целом клиника как клиника, много людей, все заняты. Очереди. Переводчик решал быстроту очереди. Все нормально. Брали только консультации у врачей. Не могу сказать по ней их уровень профессиолизма, только по лечению... В целом нормально.

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M
Jan 28, 2020

It is clean and wonderful, the main good points are 1-Translater will be always with you. 2-Prices are already in their system, that means no one will cheat you.

A
Dec 4, 2019

The level of the clinic is high, qualified doctors. For the second time they were vaccinated both for themselves and the child. Cons: - the indicated coordinator in Istanbul did not answer calls on the day of arrival, nor when we arrived at the clinic, did not call back, I had to explain at the reception (they speak English very weakly at the reception), - the transfer service from the clinic is not very comfortable , the drivers do not speak English, there is no child car seat, the cars are dirty, you have to wait a long time. Уровень клиники высокий, врачи квалифицированные. Уже второй раз делали прививки и себе, и ребёнку. Минусы: - указанный координатор в Стамбуле не отвечал на звонки ни в день прилета, ни когда мы прибыли в клинику, так и не перезвонил, пришлось на ресепшине объясняться (на англ на ресепшине говорят очень слабо), - услуга трансфертов от клиники не очень комфортна, водители не говорят на англ, детского автокресла нет, машины грязные, приходится ждать долго.

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Nov 12, 2019

I've visited Memorial Sisli Hospital for the VIP check up. Luckily, I've decided to make a booking through bookimed rather than directly as the company helped me later on when I experienced some problems at the hospital. It was very easy to make an appoitment and I'd like to thank Anton for patiently helping me to navigate through different hospitals and selecting the right package. Upon my arrival in Istanbul, bookimed organized a transfer to and from hotel to the hospital though due to the traffic there was some waiting time. Contact persons from Bookimed were always ready to answer any questions and provide support. In regard to the services provided by the hospital, I am generally satisfied with the VIP check up provided. Though following the tests I was referred for additional tests and consultations not covered by the package. I arrived the next day for the results and instead of in person consultation was told by an interpreter that all is well. I was very surprised with such level of services as I was requested to pay for the consultation of a professor a day before and instead received an oral statement from an interpreter. I've asked for a consultation with the professor as has been agreed before, but was told that she has left for the day. I then demanded a refund as I did not obtain a service, i.e. consultation of a professor. The hospital then sent a nurse to tell me that the tests were ok. I was still not satisfied as I was expecting a consultation from the doctor, not the nurse or an interpreter. In addition, as the therapist a day before raised concerns for me and sent me for these additional tests, I really wanted to clarify the situation and ask questions. Unfortunately, the hospital could not provide it as apparently there were no other doctors available in this field. This whole second day was a big disappointment as it seems the hospital staff did not care about helping me once I was done with the VIP check up, they also did not try to find alternative solutions. It felt as a scam, as the day before the doctor sends you for additional tests and then you do not get anything out of these tests - not a consultation. Only after repeated demands I was given a hand written note which said the tests were ok, but it did not look as a proper test results comparable to the ones I did a day before. Considering that additional tests and consultations were not cheap, I requested a refund. It took almost the whole day to obtain a refund, the hospital could no longer provide me with an interpreter neither in Russian nor in English and I felt disappointed. The interpreters who are assigned for check up were busy with other clients and could not attend to my situation. I was left waiting for about 4 hours while the hospital management was making a decision. Finally, with many thanks to an interpreter from Memorial Bahçelievler hospital, I believe her name was Olga, the situation was resolved. Olga showed herself as a professional and a very caring specialist. I managed to obtain my refund. I also appreciate the support bookimed provided throughout the situation. Once I left, there were some other test results that I expected to obtain in the next week. Unfortunately, it again took forever to get these results back and required bookimed to follow up on several occasions with the hospital. I do appreciate Barbara's follow up with me and her following up with the hospital. Overall, I am satisfied with the Check up service, but very dissatisfied with the follow up procedure and lack of consultation. I will not choose this particular hospital for future check ups, as if you're paying you should receive service and not deal with the issues and feel like a scam.

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Jul 31, 2020
The patient was treated of astrocytoma

Hello everybody. Thanks to the Clinic for a successful operation. To the Neurosurgeon Mustafa Onaz and Professor Gohan. We are diagnosed with Brain cancer, the last stage, malignant. The tumor was twice as large. They saved my husband's life. Masha Allah. The operation was 8-9 hours. they deleted everything, I consider this a record. It was a difficult operation. Well done. At our KZ they could not remove everything that was, only a small part was removed and that's it. I bow to you. At the expense of the clinic. Service At the Highest Level. Another razzzzz Many thanks to Mustafa Onaz. We love you. A doctor from God. He needs OsKar ❤️❤️❤️ Aidana Amanshieva Всем Здравствуйте. Спасибо Клинику за успешную операцию. Именно Нейрохирургу Мустафа Оназ и Профессор Гохан. У нас диагноз Рак головного мозга, последний стадия, злокачественный. Опухоль было двое раза больше. Они спасли жизнь моего мужа. Ма ша Аллах. Операция было 8-9 часов. они все удалили, Я считаю это рекорд. Сложная операция было. Молодцы. У нас в КЗ не смогли удалить все что было, только маленькую часть убрали и все. Вам низкий поклон. На счет клиники Сервис На Высшим Уровне. Еще раззззз Огромное Спасибо Мустафа Оназу. Мы вас любим. Врач от Бога. Ему нужно ОсКар ❤️❤️❤️ Айдана Аманшиева

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Jan 31, 2020

Yes but there were slight price difference plus the service there hurt me a lot regarding transportation , and the translator was a girl named Maya was rude in some atmosphere, since it was Saturday ... she keep pushing me go back airport so that she goes home

L
Jan 9, 2020

Hello! In both clinics in both Antalya and Istanbul (Asel, Nino) there were super coordinators. But, giving a tidy sum, I left with what I arrived. Without an accurate diagnosis and any solution to my problem. The doctor’s appointment $ 120-160, lasts about 5 minutes! And this is at best. Results and recommendations are issued in Turkish, and not in English. Здравствуйте! В обеих клиниках и в Анталии и в Стамбуле ( Аселя, Нино) были супер координаторы. Но, отдав кругленькую сумму, я уехала с чем приехала. Без точного диагноза и какого либо решения моей проблемы. Прием врача 120-160$, длится около 5 мин! И это в лучшем случае. Результаты и рекомендации выдаются на турецком, а не хртя бы на англ языке.

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May 7, 2019
The patient was treated of alopecia

That was great experience for me and my 2 passions, People in this hospital they did a good job and magic communication, Thanks for every one from Bookimed and memorial for the brilliant job that you offer, I will speak too much about you

V
Apr 29, 2019
The patient was treated of infertility

All liked it. Unlike other clinics, the translator works well here. All the time in touch. We even called her at night. The doctor took me even after the procedure. Usually in other clinics you can’t see doctors anymore. The clinic is clean and comfortable. Near a lot of cafes, hotels in 5 minutes from the clinic. The area is quiet and calm. I saw many clinics in different countries. Everywhere there are pros and cons. But there is no claim to the Memorial clinic. The doctors did everything they could. I understand my situation. And by the way the price for the treatment is acceptable. Все понравилось. В отличие от другой клиники тут переводчик хорошо работает. Все время на связи. Мы звонили ей даже ночю. Врач принимал меня даже после процедуры. Обычно в других клиниках врачей уже не видишь. Клиника чистая уютная. Рядом много кафе, отели в 5минутах от клиники. Район тихий спокойный. Я видела много клиник в разных странах. Везде есть плюсы и минусы. Но к клинике Memorial нет притензии. Врачи сделали все что смогли. Я понимаю свою ситуацию. И цена кстати за лечение приемлимая.

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Jul 19, 2020

The trip went well. I really liked the relationship to the patient. There is always a translator. All questions that arise are immediately answered. Helped with leaving for Ukraine during quarantine. We also want to express our gratitude to Pavel who helped organize the trip and answered hundreds of questions. Поездка прошла отлично. Очень понравилось отношения к пациенту. Есть постоянно переводчик. На все возникшие вопросы сразу дают ответы. Помогли с выездом в Украину во время карантина. Также хотим выразить благодарность Павлу который помогал организовать поездку и отвечал на сотни вопросов.

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Jul 3, 2020
The patient was treated of breast cancer

The most basic and most important is the medical equipment for a complete high-quality diagnosis. A small minus is the very low quality of the Internet, from the wishes: the possibility of placing on the territory of a small street sports complex. The territory of the clinic, the ward, the clinic itself comply with all modern world standards. Самое основное и главное это медицинское оборудование для полной качественной диагностики .небольшой минус это очень низкое качество интернета , из пожеланий :возможность размещения на территории небольшого уличного спортивного комплекса. Территория клиники , палаты ,сама клиника соответствуют всем современным мировым стандартам.

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Mar 20, 2020
The patient was treated of melanoma

Stay in the clinic very much. Doctors are professionals, the operation was carried out efficiently and quickly! Accommodation is very comfortable in the Hayat hotel, convenient free shuttle to the clinic. I thank everyone who accompanied me from the beginning to the end of my stay in Anadola. Пребывание в клинике очень понравилось. Врачи профессионалы своего дела, операция проведена качественно и быстро! Размещение очень комфортное в отеле Хаят , удобный бесплатный трансфер до клиники. Благодарю Всех кто сопровождал меня от начала и до конца пребывания в Анадолу .

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Mar 18, 2020

Everything went at the highest level, we really liked the clinic. That the doctors, that the translators were all organized at the highest level. We met at the airport at the time, as promised, settled in a hotel. Transportation was organized. Всё прошло на высшем уровне,нам очень понравилась клиника.что врачи ,что переводчики всё было организованно на высшем уровне.Нас во время встретили в аэропорту,как и обещали поселили в гостинице.был организован транспорт.

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Mar 16, 2020
The patient was treated of brain tumor

Everything was perfect, I'm glad I found this clinic. Doctors are very qualified and very attentive, we can say that they saved the life of my father. The chamber was large for one person with a view of the surroundings. Все было отлично, я рад что нашел эту клинику. Врачи очень квалифицированы и очень внимательны, можно сказать что они спасли жизнь моему отцу. Палата была большая на одного человека с видом на окрестности.

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Sep 12, 2020

Everything went at the highest level. In the beginning, there were inconsistencies in the organization, which were immediately resolved for the benefit of the client, that is, me. Doctor of the aphthalmologist Belma Karini, I can only recommend, golden pens! The result of the operation exceeded all expectations not only of mine, but also of the doctor. Special thanks to the translator Dinara, she will not forget anything, she will organize everything, everything is clear and harmonious with her. The clinic is new, the wards are very clean and comfortable. I would say the Chambers are more like a luxury hotel suite. Everything in the shower glistens with towels, shampoos, etc. I RECOMMEND UNIFORMALLY !!! Всё прошло на высшем уровне. В начале были несосстыковки по организации, которые моментально решались во благо клиента, то бишь меня. Врача афтальмолога Бельму Карини, могу только рекомендовать, золотые ручки! Результат операции превзошёл все ожидания не только мои, но и врача. Отдельное спасибо переводчице Динаре, ничего не забудет, всё организует, всё четко и слаженно у нее. Клиника новая, палаты очень чистые, и уютные. Я бы сказала, Палаты похожи больше на номер люкс дорогого отеля. В душе всё блестит полотенца, шампуньки и т.д. РЕКОМЕНДУЮ ОДНОЗНАЧНО!!!

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Jul 16, 2020
The patient was treated of breast cancer

Professional doctor, clinic and staff at the highest level. Very caring and responsive assistants, special thanks to the translator. Now I will go to check up to you. thank Врач профессионал, клиника и персонал на высшем уровне. Очень заботливые и отзывчивые ассистенты, переводчику отдельное спасибо. На check up теперь буду ездить к вам. Спасибо

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Mar 24, 2020
The patient was treated of cervical cancer

She sent for PET / CT revision made at the Korean clinic Severance Hospital, because Severance made a very dubious short description, more like an unsubscribing. I chose Liv Hospital, assistant Bookimed Alexei and assistant Liv Hospital Lala all organized perfectly, data exchange by e-mail, payment at a reasonable price, three days and the description is ready, done well, in detail and clearly. Bookimed coordinator Aleksey Karaganov is a very caring and highly qualified specialist who helped with the consultation and discussion of the diagnosis. Отправляла на пересмотр ПЭТ/КТ, сделанный в корейской клиники Severance Hospital, поскольку Северанс сделал очень сомнительное короткое описание, больше похожее на отписку. Выбрала Лив Хоспитал, ассистент Букимеда Алексей и ассистентка Лив Хоспитал Лала все организовали отлично, обмен данными по эл.почте, оплата по разумной цене, три дня и описание готово, сделано хорошо, подробно и понятно. Координатор Bookimed Алексей Караганов очень заботливый и высококлассный специалист, помог с консультацией и обсуждением диагноза.

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Mar 13, 2020
The patient was treated of hemorrhoids

In general, I really liked the clinic, the coordination is good. Conveniently, what you met at the airport. However, what the doctor advised after the consultation does not help. I am planning a second consultation. В целом клиника очень понравилась, координация хорошая. Удобно, то что встретили в аэропорту. Однако то, что посоветовал врач после консультации не помогает. Планирую повторную консультацию.

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Mar 12, 2020
The patient was treated of headache

Everything went well, received answers from the doctor to my questions. The only thing I would like for the online consultation to go through Skype, and not through WhatsApp Все прошло хорошо, получил ответы от врача на мои вопросы. Единственное, хотелось бы чтобы онлайн-консультация проходила через Skype, а не через WhatsApp

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Mar 6, 2020

I am doing ok. Just a little upset because when I first send my pictures they said 1500$ when I was there they told me I have to come back again. And the night they told me I have to stay in the hospital they sent me home and I had to cover that night's expenses. All I can say I wAs given wrong information

A
Dec 17, 2019
The patient was treated of infertility

I was very pleased with my experience at hospital and I was truly impressed with your nice facility and the caring staff and friendly can do attitude and smiles. I would like to thank dr sadeq and sadap Hajyyeva who helped me so much I'm very grateful with the treatment I received

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Nov 8, 2019

I’ll start from the very arrival in Istanbul: firstly, the meeting person was 40 minutes late when the airport drove us back, the driver was almost late for an hour, we barely managed to get on the plane, of course there’s a big minus, but the transfer from the hotel to the clinic and back within 3 days was provided on time, which is very good. The recommendations for the clinic are as follows: it is necessary to organize an unhindered and quick examination process. For example, we examined the whole family of 2 adults, 2 children, signed up in advance, but we spent 3 days instead of the planned 1 day and this is only a gastrointestinal examination. We give one analysis / examination, then we wait until the turn comes to another office, and so for 3 whole days. If the clinic claims to be international, then it is clear that patients will be from different parts of the world, and every day of their stay this time and money, so they need to make the process continuous for the patient. They should be “sharpened” at the reception of foreigners quickly and efficiently, this should be a separate direction in the clinic, and not between affairs. For example, I had experience in a clinic in South Korea, they sent everything to me at the hotel in advance: a questionnaire, instructions, etc. Upon arrival at the clinic, I went through all the rooms within a few hours, and then after waiting a little I got the results in Russian, which is the basis for questions to the doctor who advises you. In Medicana, some of the tests that were received at the time of the consultation with the doctor were only in Turkish, in this case, what questions can I have for the doctor? what to discuss with him? If the clinic really claims to be international, English should be a priori. I asked for them in English, but they said it would also take time. Most of the results said will be in a week, then they will translate into English. Now the problems are for me, when they will give me the results and appointments, get them in Bishkek and how then to buy medicines in Istanbul and bring them to Bishkek. For 3 days, I left almost $ 4,500 for examinations in the clinic and I believe that the quality of the services and the service do not correspond to the price. Начну с самого приезда в Стамбул: во-первых встречающий человек опоздал в аэропорт на 40 минут, когда обратно везли нас аэропорт, почти на час опоздал водитель мы еле успели на самолет, здесь конечно им большой минус, но транфер из гостиницы до клиники и обратно в течение 3-х дней предоставлялся вовремя, что есть очень хорошо. К клинике рекомендации следующие: необходимо организовать беспрепятственный и быстрый процесс обследований. Мы например обследовались всей семьей 2 взрослых, 2 детей, записались заранее, но мы потратили 3 дня вместо запланированного 1 дня и это только обследование ЖКТ. Сдаем один анализ/обследование, затем ждем пока подойдет очередь в другой кабинет и так целых 3 дня. Если клиника претендует на статус международной, то понятно, что пациенты будут с разных частей света и каждый день пребывания это время и деньги, поэтому им надо сделать процесс беспрерывным для пациента. Они должны быть "заточены" на прием иностранцев быстро и качественно, это должно быть отдельное направление в клинике, а не между делами. Например у меня был опыт в клинике Южной Кореи, они заранее все выслали мне в гостиницу: анкету, препараты инструкции и т.д. По приезду в клинику я прошла все кабинеты в течении нескольких часов, а затем подождав немного получила результаты на русском языке, что является основанием для вопросов к доктору, который тебя консультирует. В Медикана некоторые анализы, которые были получены на момент консультации с врачем были только на турецком, в этом случае, какие у меня могут быть вопросы к врачу? что с ним обсуждать? Если клиника действительно претендует на статус международной, английский язык должен быть априори. Я их просила предоставить на английском, но они сказали это тоже займет время. Большинство результатов сказали будут через неделю, затем они переведут на анг. Теперь проблемы для меня, когда они выдадут мне результаты и назначения, получить их в Бишкеке и как затем закупить лекарства в Стамбуле и привезти их в Бишкек. За 3 дня я оставила в клинике почти $4500 на обследования и я считаю, что качество услуг и сервис не соответствуют цене.

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Oct 23, 2019

Passed a check-up in this clinic. Everything went perfectly, I want to say that the translator girls are great, with their help, there is no language barrier. Проходил чек ап в этой клинике . Все прошло отлично, хочу сказать что девушки переводчицы молодцы, с их помощью не чувствуется никакого языкового барьера .

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Oct 18, 2019

The team was very friendly and helpful. Language was a bit of a barrier when the translator was not there late at night, but google translate works great! They have been consistently checking in throughout for travel details, my condition etc., and continue to check in now that I'm home on the healing progress. The doctor was patient and sweet, even called in a second opinion where I had difficulty making some decisions.

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Mar 18, 2020

We've booked an appointment with Dr. İbrahim Gökhan Gülkılık a month before arrival. Yet when we came he was on a vacation and we were offered a replacement. We are very dissatisfied with the organization!

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Feb 28, 2020
The patient was treated of prostate cancer

Was under examination - PET-CT with Galium. Everything was organized professionally, clearly - transfer, settlement, visit to the clinic, examination. In the clinic - the attentive and friendly attitude of the staff. Special thanks to Maksut Atasov. He watered me and fed me and brought me to the toilet. Request: to determine in advance a specific deadline for the conclusion. This would make it possible to plan further actions more clearly. Thanks, Boris Ignatenko Находился на обследовании - ПЭТ-КТ с галием. Все было организовано профессионально, четко - трансфер, поселение, визит в клинику, обследование. В клинике - внимательное и доброжелательное отношение персонала. Отдельная благодарность Максуту Атасову. Он меня и поил, и кормил, и в туалет водил. Пожелание: заранее определять конкретный срок предоставления заключения. Это позволило бы более четко планировать дальнейшие действия. С благодарностью, Борис Игнатенко

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Feb 27, 2020
The patient was treated of epilepsy

Very good and professional welcome, I did not have to wait anywhere. The translators very easily explained everything, the transfer arrived minute by minute. Thanks for the welcome. Очень хороший и профессиональный приём, не пришлось нигде ждать. Переводчики очень доступно все объясняли , трансфер приезжал минута в минуту. Спасибо за такой приём.

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Feb 24, 2020
The patient was treated of myasthenia

I drove with a positive attitude. And of course there were no minuses for me. I was immediately told that it would not work out to cure me 100% (but I already knew 21 years ago that my myasthenia gravis is incurable). But the doctor does everything to make it comfortable for me to live with her. No pulling money here, cool transfer organization. And what kind of translator I had. Aida is just a gorgeous girl, very kind, open, ready to help 24/7 and helps! But it all depends on your mood. If you are traveling with a negative, it’s not worth it. Believe me, as soon as you carry the negative, the disease begins to absorb you. Bookimed care department is generally cool guys, thanks to them, your stay is very comfortable and under the wing of care Я ехала с позитивным настроем. И конечно минусов для меня не было. Мне сразу сказали, что вылечить меня 100% не получится (но я 21 год назад уже знала, что моя миастения не излечима). Но врач делает все, что бы мне стало комфортно с ней жить. Нет вытягивания денег тут, крутая организация трансфера. А какой у меня был переводчик. Аида просто шикарная девушка, очень добрая, открытая, готовая помогать 24/7 и помогает! Но все зависит от вашего настроя. Если вы едете с негативом-не стоит. Поверьте, как только вы несёте негатив-болезнь начинает вас поглощать. Отдел заботы Bookimed вообще крутые ребята, благодаря им, твоё пребывание очень комфортное и под крылом заботы

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Feb 5, 2020
The patient was treated of breast cancer

From visiting the clinic and undergoing examination were only negative impressions. Appointed to the doctor for 10 days at a certain time, and got an hour later! All tests were taken promptly, in 1 day and promised the results and a visit to the doctor in 2-3 days (the doctor himself said that everything needs to be done very quickly, because I needed urgent treatment), and silence .... Irada I didn’t answer calls ... We only got contact with the help of Bookimed employees! In general, we got to the doctor only after a week, and we were told that we needed to do another examination !!! (remembered) In general, we lost time in vain, which is very important for cancer patients, nerves and money ... Many thanks to the girls from Bookimed for support, help and patience Ie !!! I am grateful to Katerina, Daria, Olga and Darina for the help and support !!! I do not recommend Medipole. I am undergoing treatment in another clinic! От посещения клиники и прохождения обследования остались лишь негативные впечатления. Записывались к доктору за 10 дней на определённое время, а попали на час позже! Все анализы взяли оперативно , за 1 день и пообещали результаты и визит к доктору через 2- 3 дня ( доктор сам сказал, что нужно всё сделать очень быстро, т.к. я нуждалась в срочном лечении), и тишина.... Ирада не отвечала на звонки...Добились общения с ней только с помощью сотрудников Букимед!В общем, попали к доктору только через неделю, и нам сообщили, что нужно сделать ещё одно обследование!!!( вспомнили) В общем, потеряли зря время, которое очень важно для онкобольных, нервы и деньги... Огромное спасибо девочкам из Букимед за поддержку, помощь и терпение!!! Благодарна Катерине, Дарье, Ольге и Дарине за оказанную помощь и поддержку!!! Медиполь не рекомендую. Прохожу лечение в другой клинике!

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Feb 28, 2020
The patient was treated of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

The clinic is new, when you come in, there is no fear that the hospital, during the course, is beautiful, very, and smells, the doctor and staff are very responsive, they often clean, the rooms are cozy. Клиника новая, когда заходишь, нету страха, что ето больница, в ходе красиво, очень, и пахнет, врач и персонал очень отзывчивые, убирают часто, палаты уютные.

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Feb 27, 2020
The patient was treated of atelocardia

Thank you for choosing the Memorial Bahçelievler clinic, for which many thanks to Inga Lutsunyak, who did a really huge job, taking into account my unusual case. When traveling, everything was very organized, everything was clear and clear, without delay, the translator and the doctor of the clinic were extremely polite and caring. Thanks to Professor Dr. Ibrahim Sari, the consultation was carried out in great detail, with care and attention, with very necessary advice, thanks to the translator of the clinic Iryna Topaloglu, I really was impressed with not only professionalism, but what is very important for me, a humane attitude! Payment was at the price that was originally said, they did not try to do unnecessarily unnecessary procedures, did not overcharge. True, I didn’t expect it, they scared me so much, but everything turned out to be wrong, thanks to you Благодарю за подбор клиники Memorial Bahçelievler, за что Огромное спасибо Инге Луцуняк, которая провела правда громадную работу, с учётом моего необычного случая. При поездке все было очень организованно, все было четко и ясно, без задержек, переводчик и врач клиники были крайне вежливы и заботливы. Спасибо профессору доктору Ibrahim Sari, консультация проведена очень детально, с заботой и вниманием, с очень нужными советами, спасибо переводчику клиники Iryna Topaloglu, я правда была впечетлена нетолько профессионализмом, но что для меня очень важно, человечным отношением! Оплата была по цене, которую сказали изначально, не старались сделать ненужно лишние процедуры, не завышали цены. Правда, не ожидала, меня так пугали, а все оказалось не так, благодаря Вам

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Feb 16, 2020
The patient was treated of liver hemangioma

The stay in the clinic was very comfortable, the doctor is a professional in his field, very grateful to him !!!!! The staff is very polite, with an understandable attitude, friendly and attentive. The chamber is spacious, bright and comfortable. Пребывание в клинике было очень комфортным, врач профессионал своего дела, безумно ему благодарна!!!!! Персонал очень вежливый, с понимаем относится, доброжелательный и внимательный. Палата просторная , светлая и уютная

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Feb 10, 2020

Very friendly staff and translator, helped in everything. After the operation, they gave all the advice on the care of transplanted hair, the transfer and the hotel were very pleased. The doctor is still in touch, although the operation was on January 3rd, he helps with his favorite questions and clarifies everything. Now it remains only to wait for the final result. Очень приветливый персонал и переводчик, во всем помогали. После операции дали все консультации по уходу за пересажанными волосами, очень порадовал трансфер и отель. Врач до сих пор на связи хотя операция была 3го января, с любимы вопросами помогает и все разъясняет. Теперь осталось только дождаться окончательного результата.

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Feb 1, 2020
The patient was treated of hiv

The first thing that does not suit me is that to this day I do not see a report on my expenses. The second - it was very important for me to get a genetic analysis, which is still not ready. The purpose of the trip is the selection of therapy for genetic analysis. As for the doctor, I had a very short consultation with the doctor, at which she expressed her opinion about the therapy and did not let me ask a single question because there was the next patient. Первое, что меня не устраивает - я по сегодняшний день не вижу отчета по моим расходам. Второе - мне было очень важно получить генетический анализ, который до сих пор не готов. Цель поездки - подбор терапии по генетическому анализу. По поводу врача, с врачем у меня была очень короткая консультация, на которой она высказала свое мнение по поводу терапии и не дала мне задать ни одного вопроса потому что был следующий пациент.

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Mar 25, 2020
The patient was treated of parkinson"s disease

Very good coordination, everything went as planned.

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Mar 3, 2020
The patient was treated of jaw cyst

I went to a hizar clinic in Istanbul and had a nose operation. Coordinator Yulduz met us, a very nice girl, thank you for everything, and now about the doctor, Yavuz Selim left us a good impression in autumn, had a great surgery for his son, we are very grateful to him that he found a reason that our doctors could not, very smart a doctor who brilliantly coped with his task, thank you very much, then we were transferred to an excellent ward, where he lay until the evening of the next day. Everything was at the highest level, the Ramadan family, Makhachkala Ездила в клинику хизар в Стамбуле , была проведена операция на нос . Встретила нас координатор Юлдуз очень хорошая девушка , спасибо ей за все, а теперь о враче , Явуз селим оставил у нас осень хорошее впечатление , отлично провёл операцию сыну , мы ему очень благодарны , что он нашёл причину , чего не смогли наши врачи, очень умный врач , который блестяще справился со своей задачей, спасибо ему огромное, далее нас перевили в отличную палату , где пролежал до вечера следующего дня. Все было на высшем уровне, Семья рамазановых, махачкала

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Jan 28, 2020
The patient was treated of fibroadenoma

Everything went perfectly, the attitude of all staff towards patients, I want to express special gratitude to Dr. Pakiza hanym and Yulduz hanym, I want to wish them family happiness, health! Все прошло отлично, отношение всего персонала к пациентам, особую благодарность хочу выразить доктору Пакизе ханым и Юлдуз ханым, хочу пожелать им семейного счастья,здоровья!

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Jan 3, 2020

I think they are world class. I am a practicing Doctor in Australia. I have seen nothing but professionalism at a level I would expect to find back home, at maybe 1/3 of the price.

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Jul 14, 2019
The patient was treated of spinal stenosis

The medical team was very good as they have set for me a translator to be with me within the doctor diagnosis and also the MRIs and Xrys, to explain for me when needed, therefore it was very simple and smooth, and the receptionists were very helpful if I didn’t find this website bookimed.com will never knew what to do or how to book an appointment with any doctor in Turkey, I'm thankful for this app’s help

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Apr 5, 2019
The patient was treated of ovarian cancer

Mom sent to the clinic for PET CT. Unfortunately, I could not go with her. At the airport, the coordinator Yulduz, the clinic is modern and excellent, near the Merkur hotel is also super. However, on the day of the procedure, it turned out that there is no diagnostic equipment in the clinic itself, so my mother was sent to the laboratory to the machine that the clinic was in control of, everything is fine, but Yulduz did not go with her mother, and my mother spoke on the fingers there, and after a while she phoned Yulduz by telephone for telephone translation. And so on the whole is great. Отправлял маму в клинику на ПЭТ КТ. К сожалению сам с ней не смог поехать. В аэропорту встретиа координатор Юлдуз, клиника современная и отличная, рядом отель Меркур тоже супер. Однако, в день процедуры оказалось что в самой клинике диагностического оборудования нет, поэтому маму на машине отправили в лабораторию к аппарату которым клиника совладеет, все хорошо, но Юлдуз не поехала с мамой, и мама там на пальцах изъяснялась, а через время созвонились с Юлдуз по телефону для телефонного перевода. А так в целом отлично.

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From $1500
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What is a gastric band?

Gastric banding (adjustable gastric band) is a reversible weight loss surgery that allows the patient to significantly reduce appetite and the amount of food taken, and effectively lose excess weight.

In contrast with other bariatric procedures, the stomach band is less invasive and requires less time to recover.

Who is the best candidate for an adjustable gastric band?

This procedure is intended for overweight people with a body mass index (BMI) of 35 and over. However, this operation is not suitable for people with very high body weight, because the bandage requires constant adjustment.

It is also a suitable option for people with a body mass index of 30+ suffering from serious diseases (diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, metabolic syndrome, etc.) and for those individuals who tried to lose weight with the help of diet and regular exercise, but the results were not achieved.

The gastric band is also not suitable for people under the age of 18 and over 55 or people with alcohol or drug addiction. The best weight loss option for you can be chosen only after the consultation with an experienced specialist in bariatric surgery.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of stomach banding in Turkey?

Compared to other bariatric procedures, gastric banding in Turkey has the following advantages:

  • less risk of complications
  • non-invasiveness
  • possibility of adjustment
  • does not affect digestion
  • faster recovery.

However, the surgery has also some disadvantages as:

  • slower weight loss
  • the requirement of band adjustment.

Read more about pros and cons of gastric band here.

What is preoperative preparation?

Preparation starts from the complete body examination that includes:

  • blood and urine tests
  • electrocardiography (ECG)
  • chest X-ray
  • abdominal ultrasound 
  • blood test for viral infections (AIDS, hepatitis, syphilis, etc.) 
  • coagulogram (blood clotting test)
  • consultations with a nutritionist and anesthetist.

A very important step in preparation is a special diet. It aims to quickly and efficiently burn fat in the liver cells. A week before the operation, the patient should stop taking any medication that affects blood coagulation.

6-8 hours before the procedure, the patient stops taking fluid and food. At this time, the specialist performs cleansing enema. The operation is carried out in the morning on an empty stomach.

What is the gastric banding process in Turkey?

Around the upper part of the stomach, the bariatric surgeon installs a special adjustable bandage that narrows the part of the stomach reducing the passage for food. That’s why, food comes in more slowly and the patient is saturated much faster with less amount of food.

The bandage can be adjusted even after installation to meet your weight loss requirements. The surgeon makes are left under the skin, through which the gastric band is adjusted by injection of liquid.

Gastric banding in Turkey is a minimally invasive surgery and is performed laparoscopically (through small incisions in the abdomen). The procedure takes an hour. The patient is under general anesthesia. After gastric band surgery, the patient stays in a hospital for 1 day

How long is the rehabilitation period after the operation?

The recovery period takes 3-4 weeks. During the first week after the procedure, the patient should stay at home and not work. 

During the first few days after gastric band surgery, the patient must keep a liquid diet (learn more about eating after the procedure here).Semi-liquid and soft foods can be taken in 3 days after the operation. 

In 3-4 weeks, the patient can come back to the usual lifestyle. The gastric bandage does not affect the digestion, so the patient will not need to take additional mineral and vitamin supplements.

What are the risks of the gastric band?

Like any other operation, gastric banding surgery in Turkey involves certain risks. The most common complications after the operation are:

  • bleeding
  • inflammation
  • scarring
  • numbness of the skin and other tissues
  • band rejection (only in 0.002% of cases).

Read more about the gastric band risks here.

What should you know about Turkey before the trip?

Currencylira (you also can pay for services in dollars and euros)
Best period for the tripMay-October
LanguageTurkish (most of medical staff speaks English fluently)
Visais not required for a trip of at least 30 days per visit
Time difference with Europe3 hours
Time difference with the USA8 hours
CapitalAnkara
Medical tourism centerIstanbul
Popular resortsAlanya, Antalya, Kemer, Marmaris

What is the level of medicine in Turkey?

Healthcare is the key development sector of the Turkish government. The Turkish authorities are convinced that care for the citizens' health should be an absolute priority of state policy and spend about 77 billion liras for healthcare annually.

As a result, 28,000 medical facilities provide excellent medical care in the country. About 50 centers have certificate of JCI (Joint Commission International), the international improver of healthcare quality and safety across the globe. The index of certificates obtained is the largest. To compare, Israel has 20 JCI-accredited facilities, and Germany — only 10 clinics of this type.

Why is Turkey trendy for medical tourism?

Turkey is also a well-known country globally due to high-skilled doctors that undergo internships in American and European institutions. Patients from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, the UAE, Jordan, and Lebanon prefer treatment in Turkey to other places.

Highly developed medical centers and first-rate therapeutic services at affordable prices attract people from all over the world. Over 1 mln international patients travel to Turkey annually. So Turkey is among Top 10 countries with the most developed medical tourism sector.

Turkey is a top destination for medical tourists because of low-costs. You may save up to 50% on services compared to European countries or the USA due to the average local citizens' income and general price policy within the country.

What hotel services are provided here?

In Turkey, hotels of different price ranges and service levels are presented. The level of Turkish hotels is comparable to hotels in Tunisia, Morocco or Egypt. Most tourists choose 4 and 5 star hotels with all-inclusive meals. Such hotels have everything for a comfortable stay: varied food, a large well-groomed territory, animation for children and adults. Some hotels have their own water park, which guests can use for free. Budget travelers can afford to book an economical 3-star hotel with half board or no meals at all.

When is the best time to travel to Turkey?

The main advantage of Turkish resorts is the long beach season. On the Mediterranean coast, it starts in April and lasts until November. In the resorts of the Aegean Sea — from May to October. The most comfortable time for swimming is from mid-June to the end of October. A large influx of tourists is in July-August, when the air temperature is +38°C, and the water warms up to +27°C.

Do I need a visa?

In 2020, the Republic of Turkey has visa-free agreements with 89 states. Some foreigners are exempted from obtaining entry visas, others are required to receive an electronic visa (e-Visa), and still others must apply for a visa at Turkish missions abroad.

What states need a visa for treatment in Turkey and what countries can cross the border free and easy read here.

What documents are required to apply for a visa to Turkey for treatment?

Visas for travel to Turkey require a number of documents. The necessary papers can be submitted 90 days before the planned departure. Lists of documents includes:

  • ID card
  • confirmation of online registration and filling out the questionnaire
  • certificate of income and availability of funds ($50 per day per person)
  • insurance policy for a stay in Turkey (original and copy)
  • 2 photos (5x6)
  • visa receipt
  • booking of flight and hotel
  • medical opinion about the need for treatment.
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