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Gastric balloon Clinics in Turkey

Ranking of hospitals and doctors, patient reviews, prices, and information from medical centers

The average price of gastric balloon in Turkey is $2750, the minimum price is $1500, and the maximum price is $3600.
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SPATZ 3 ADJUSTABLE GASTRIC BALLOON | 12 months
Total price
From $3450
Dr. HE Obesity Clinic Turkey, Istanbul
Medical procedures Included
Gastric balloon
Installation or removal of gastric Balloon by surgeon and his team at the endoscopy unit Sedation 12 Month Gastric Balloon (SPATZ 3) Observation for 3-4 Hours at the Clinic after intervention Inflation of balloon with 3 months intervals
5* Hotel
VIP transfer
Bonus
12 Month Dietician Support Physician Control for 12 Months Lifelong Patient Care after Operation(via Whatsapp)
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6 MONTH GASTRIC BALLOON
Total price
From $2160
Dr. HE Obesity Clinic Turkey, Istanbul
Medical procedures Included
Gastric balloon
Installation or removal of gastric Balloon by surgeon and his team at the endoscopy unit Sedation 6 Month Gastric Balloon (MEDSIL) Observation for 3-4 Hours at the Clinic after intervention
5* Hotel
VIP transfer
Bonus
6 Month Dietician Support(via Whatsapp) Physician Control for 6 Months(via Whatsapp) Lifelong Patient Care after Operation(via Whatsapp)
24/7 Bookimed assistance

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Gastric balloon (12 months)
Total price
$3600
LIV Hospital Turkey, Istanbul
4.5
Medical procedures Included
Gastric balloon
Examination Stomach Balloon for one year medication and accompany
Individual chamber
Transfer airport-clinic-airport
Bonus
7/24 translator Support English Medical report
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Personal medical coordinator

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6 MONTH GASTRIC BALLOON
Total price
$2600
LIV Hospital Turkey, Istanbul
4.5
Medical procedures Included
Gastric balloon
Examination Stomach Balloon for 6 months medication and accompany
Individual chamber
Transfer airport-clinic-airport
Bonus
7/24 translator Support English Medical report
24/7 Bookimed assistance

Personal medical coordinator

Medical travel arrangements — booking of air tickets and hotel rooms at special partner prices

Patient advocacy during a medical travel

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Highly rated clinics by real patients

The hospitals ranking is based on 2327 requests, 1086 patient reviews, prices, and information from 11 clinics

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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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B
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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Jul 4, 2019

I liked the clinic very much, my spouse and I spent the night there, we were fed. the translator was always with us, she resolved many issues with hospitalization, was constantly in touch, even helped in the money issue, she personally spoke with the doctor, she was very influenced by the discount they made. Also, the clinic has a cafeteria, and you can eat and eat. The hotel is, in principle, good, if you plan to go to the clinics for a long time, if you need to walk several times a day, it is very convenient, because after the operation there was something forgotten, you need to take something in the hotel, it is literally located behind. And the breakfasts there are good and the staff is responsive, the rooms are cramped, but in the old part of the city, more terrible than a hotel is even more expensive, and this hotel cost us very cheap. Клиника очень понравилась, мы с супругом ночевали там, нас кормили. переводчик всегда была с нами, она многие вопросы решала с госпитализацией, постоянно была на связи, даже помогла в денежном вопросе, она лично переговаривала с доктором, она очень повлияла на скидку которую они сделали. Также, в клиники есть кафетерий, можно и покушать и поужинать. Гостиница, в принципе, хорошая, если планируете лечение в клиники долго, если нужно несколько раз в день ходить - очень удобно, потому, что после операции было что-то забыли, нужно что-то взять в гостинице, она буквально сзади находится. И завтраки там хорошие и персонал отзывчивый, номера тесноватые, но в старой части города, пострашнее гостиницы даже дороже, а эта гостиница нам очень дешево обошлась.

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A
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

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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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Nov 4, 2019

The blade is very nice, wonderful, polite staff. Special thanks to the coordinators Kirill, Barbara and their colleagues, as well as Daria and the translator Leila for organizing the reception, flight, transfer and hotel. Only good impressions were left. Great people, thank you for your responsiveness. Клинка очень хорошая, замечательный, вежливый персонал.Особая благодарность координаторам Кириллу, Варваре и их коллегам, а также Дарье, прекрасным девушкам-переводчицам Лейле и Джамале в организации приема, перелета, трансфера и отеля.Остались только хорошие впечатления. Замечательные люди, спасибо Вам за сердечность и доброту.

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

H
Feb 19, 2020
star star star star star

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
star star star star star

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✌️

I
Feb 27, 2020
star star star star star

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
star star star star star

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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B
Mar 2, 2020

The staff were great and hospital was good

R
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.

A
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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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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K
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 5, 2020
The patient was treated of herniated disk

Hello! Just recently returned from the clinic Liv Hospital. Thanks to the professor, Dr. Oztürk was given an accurate diagnosis and a treatment plan. Very attentive staff and doctors, all at the highest level! Special thanks I want to say to the employees of Bookimed. The girls reacted very responsibly, called, clarified. It was very pleasant to work directly in the clinic with Llaala, who organized the hotel accommodation and directly supervised the entire process of my stay in the clinic. I recommend the clinic to everyone who is responsible for their health. Здравствуйте! Вот недавно вернулась из клиники Liv Hospital. Благодаря профессору, доктору Озтюрку был поставлен точный диагноз и назначен план лечения. Очень внимательный персонал и доктора, все на высшем уровне! Отдельное спасибо хочу сказать работникам Букимеда. Девочки отнеслись очень ответственно, звонили, уточняли. Очень приятно было сотрудничество непосредственно в клинике с Ллаалой, которая организовала проживание в гостинице и непосредственно курировала весь процесс моего пребывания в клинике. Рекомендую клинику всем , кто относится ответственно к своему здоровью.

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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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Feb 10, 2020

Сheck up ,and did MRI as per the Doctor recommendation Everything went very well, they are of very high standard as well as the attention & services In otherworld you have given me excellent recommendations & quite happy with their services Thank you

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Dec 30, 2019

In the beginning everything seemed to be well organized, but many questions remained due to the language barrier, because the translation is still apparently more superficial and the translators probably do not have time to translate all the details, but I would like to receive more accurate information. Plus, we did not notice anything special in the approach of the doctors, they have their own protocol, which they follow and do not leave. В начале было вроде все хорошо организовано, но остается много вопросов из-за языкового барьера, потому что перевод все таки видимо более поверхностный и переводчики наверное не успевают переводить все детали, а хотелось бы получать более точную информацию. Плюс ничего особенного в подходе врачей мы не заметили, у них есть свой протокол, которому они следуют и не отходят.

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Nov 11, 2019
The patient was treated of nasopharyngeal cancer

Good afternoon! I would like to leave a review about the clinic. I found the clinic by chance on the site. I needed a consultation with an oncologist. I was satisfied with the clinic, Russian-speaking girls worked with me. I would like to thank them - this is Aida and Gunay, thank you very much Добрый день! Хотелось бы оставить отзыв о клинике. Клинику нашла случайно на сайте. Нужна была консультация онколога. Клиникой осталась довольна , со мной работали русскоговорящие девочки. Хочется их поблагодарить -это Аида и Гюнай спасибо вам огромное

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Oct 24, 2019
The patient was treated of hemorrhoids

It was very good. The appointment was made quickly, The attendants and the doctor were attentive and despite the problems with understanding the language - everyone was very helpful. The staff even googled the word that needed to be explained.

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Oct 2, 2019

I checked the app at the Antalya Memorial Clinic, the level is good. I recommend it. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. I handed the car to the hotel and back. Russian translators did the translation in the hospital. There weren’t any good overlays. Thanks to Maxim and the translator Asel Делал чек апп в клинике Мемориал Анталия ,уровень хороший.Рекомендую.Время с 9 до 17 часов.Подали машину к отелю и обратно.В госпитали перевод делали русские переводчики.Организация хорошая накладок не каких не было.Спасибо Максиму!и переводчице Асель

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Oct 16, 2019

I took my mother (Halimo Ileye) to see Dr Baris at Okan's rheumatology clinic as was arranged by you. He only saw her for 25 mins then asked her to come back the following day for blood tests. He saw my mother for another 25 mins on the next day briefly explaining her blood tests' results, then prescribed some osteoarthritis drugs for her and recommended some physical therapy tips and told us that we would get the full report in a day or two. However, when we received the report on Thursday, I asked his secretary to go back to him and ask him to send us a full report and not just her laboratory results and to include all the medications he prescribed for my mother, their commercial names, frequency and length of use, as this was verbally explained during the session and not in writing

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Jul 14, 2019

The hospital was very clean and sofisticated The problem was my short visit to Istanbul, it was only 3 days, and they were did great for such short time, I wish had enough time to meet the Doctor to negotiate my MRI images with, I an sure that will solve all questions.

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Apr 21, 2018

Having trusted Bookimed, we were not mistaken. Recommended Okan Clinic really impressive. The newest, with excellent equipment, clinic. excellent doctor, very attentive and fundamental punctual approach to the problem of the patient. Lovely doctor, professor orthopedics and a wonderful man Theoman Benley and his team. Our coordinator is in the Guzel Clinic. I want to convey my sincere thanks to all! Thanks to our coordinator from Bookimed Catherine! May the Almighty keep you and your loved ones! Доверившись Bookimed мы не ошиблись. Рекомендованная клиника Окан действительно впечатляет. Новейшая‚ с прекрасным оборудованием‚ клиника. отличные доктора, очень внимательный и фундаментальный пунктуальный подход к проблеме пациента. Прекрасный доктор профессор ортопедии и замечательный человек Теоман Бенли и его команда. Наш координатор в клинике Гузель. Хочу передать мои искренние слова благодарности всем! Спасибо нашему координатору из Bookimed Екатерине! Пусть Всевышний хранит Вас и Ваших близких!

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Jan 31, 2020
The patient was treated of viral hepatitis

Very well organized, operational diagnostics, very clear explanations about the disease and methods of its treatment Очень хорошо организовано, оперативная диагностика, очень понятная объяснения о болезни и методов его лечения

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Jul 7, 2018
The patient was treated of brain cancer

An professional they kill my sister

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Aug 12, 2019
The patient was treated of hemorrhoids

I am very pleased with the visit to the clinic, I plan to come for surgery. Thanks for the expert help. Очень довольна визитом в клинику, планирую приехать на операцию. Спасибо за квалифицированную помощь

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Gastric balloon
About the procedure
From $1500
General anesthesia
1 days in hospital
Inpatient
1 hours duration
3 days rehab
Questions and answers

What is a gastric balloon?

The gastric or intragastric balloon is a short-term medical device aimed to help patients lose excess weight without surgical intervention. It is temporary, but enough effective method to get rid of obesity along with diet and physical activity.

How does gastric balloon in Turkey work?

A soft silicone balloon is inserted into the stomach with the help of an endoscope (tubular instrument passed through the mouth and throat). In the stomach, the balloon is filled with saline occupying the bigger part of the intragastric space. This gives the impression of satiety because the stomach is partially full. As a result, the individual eats less food in one sitting and begins to lose weight.

The balloon is situated in the stomach for 6 months, after which it is removed. It can be inserted for a second time after a break of 2 months. To achieve the maximum effect of this bariatric procedure, the patient needs to keep a diet.

The balloon insertion in Turkey takes an hour. The procedure requires hospitalization — the patient stays in a hospital for a day and then comes back home. 

Who benefits the gastric balloon procedure?

This method is not suitable for people with a very high body mass index (BMI). The recommended BMI for an intragastric balloon procedure starts from 30.

An intragastric balloon can also be used as a preparation for bariatric surgery to reduce the risk of complications. Some weight loss surgeries increase the risk of complications if the patient has severe obesity. In this case, the balloon can reduce excess weight to acceptable standards that allow doctors to perform bariatric surgery with less risk.

The balloon bariatric procedure is especially suitable for people who want to avoid surgery.

What are the main advantages of the gastric balloon method in Turkey?

  • installed through an endoscope without intervention
  • temporary option (6 months)
  • can be reused
  • can be used as preparation for bariatric surgery
  • low risk of complications
  • does not affect the digestive system
  • weight loss is slower than after bariatric surgery.

What are the contraindications for the procedure?

  • inflammatory bowel disease 
  • esophagitis
  • gastric and duodenal ulcers
  • stomach tumors
  • lower gastrointestinal bleeding
  • congenital pyloric stenosis, atresia, and stenosis of the small intestine
  • large hiatal hernia (esophageal opening of the diaphragm)
  • mental disorders
  • alcohol and drug addiction
  • constant intake of aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs, steroids, drugs that irritate the stomach, anticoagulants (medications that reduce blood clotting)
  • pregnancy or breastfeeding.

 

Learn more about the contraindications here.

How long is the rehabilitation period after intragastric balloon insertion?

The recovery time takes 3 days. After this period, the patient can return to work. Immediately after the gastric balloon procedure, the patient will need to limit food intake. During the first few days, the diet should consist only of liquid food. In 2 weeks after the procedure, the person can begin to try semi-solid, and then solid food.

The intragastric balloon implies that the patient will change the lifestyle and eating habits to healthier ones. The balloon makes it much easier because it consumes a lot of space in the stomach and reduces the amount of food intake.

The procedure for intragastric balloon installing also involves checks by a surgeon to avoid all sorts of complications.

In 6 months, the balloon will be removed from the stomach in the same way as it was installed. If the patient wants the process to be repeated to achieve a better result, then the balloon can be inserted again after a short break of 2 months.

What are the risks of the gastric balloon?

The intragastric balloon procedure causes fewer complications in contrast with other weight loss surgery methods. The most common among them are:

  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • abdominal pain.

What results can you expect after the procedure?

The gastric juice destroys the balloon gradually, so the balloon can be put into the stomach for 6 months, and then it must be taken out. If a patient wants to continue balloon treatment, the procedure will be performed again but only in 2 months.

The procedure's effectiveness depends on the eating habits and the patient’s diet. The gastric balloon in Turkey shows high efficiency in people with not very high BMI, in particular:

  • lose about 20-50 pounds of excess weight
  • decrease body weight by 20%
  • decrease body mass index by 5%.

How much does a gastric balloon cost in Turkey?

Usually, the stomach balloon surgery cost includes consultation with a doctor and the procedure itself. In some clinics balloon packages and programs are available.

The balloon weight loss surgery cost varies depending on:

  • country

Each country offers different prices for the procedure. It depends on state economic development level and average price policy. Asian nations offer 3-4 times lower bariatric balloon cost in comparison with European ones.

  • city

The price for gastric balloon differs from city to city within a particular country. Larger and more economically developed megapolises offer 2 times higher balloon weight loss surgery cost than the smaller cities. However, the quality of the procedure is on the same level.

  • private or state hospital

Clinics are divided into private and state ones. The bariatric balloon cost in state hospitals can be 2 times lower than in private clinics. But the management quality in state centers is also lower. It depends on the country where a hospital is located. Specify the information on at the clinic contact center and read gastric balloon surgery reviews when choosing a hospital.

  • doctor’s qualification

The best bariatric doctors undergo international training and have vast experience. The balloon weight loss surgery cost is higher when a specialist with an excellent reputation performs the procedure.

How to choose the best hospital for balloon procedure?

Submit a request on Bookimed web site. A medical doctor specialized in gastric balloon will contact you. S/he will answer all your questions and give all necessary information.

According to your preferences, a doctor will compose a treatment program. It will include the exact balloon weight loss surgery cost in Turkey in your particular case.

Bookimed is an independent healthcare platform for searching the best treatment options. Bookimed does not represent any specific clinics. Its services are free for a patient and is paid for by the partner medical centers.

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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