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American Hospital Istanbul (Koc Healthcare)

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American Hospital Istanbul (Koc Healthcare)

American Hospital in Istanbul was founded in 1920. In 2002, the Hospital was accredited by JCI (USA). The clinic serves about 140 thousand patients annually. American hospital is a diversified institution that operates in 38 medical branches.

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Prices for services

Consultation of a surgeon
from 150 $

About hospital

American Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey employs 540 physicians. There are 192 patient rooms. American Hospital was certified by Joint Commission International (JCI).Operating rooms in American Hospital have hosted over 150,000 surgeries. In 1955 the hospital became a part of the Vehbi Koç foundation. American Hospital includes a university clinic, an outpatient surgery center and a multidisciplinary hospital. The hospital works in 38 medical branches. On the basis of the clinic, Nurses School on premises of clinic belongs to the University of Koç. The hospital has its own clinic Med-American and the center of family health.

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Technologies in Koc University Hospital

  • MRI (including 3 Tesla MRI);
  • CT;
  • PET-CT;
  • Densitometry;
  • SPECT;
  • Digital mammography;
  • Technology of stereotactic breast biopsy;
  • Ultrasound;
  • Digital x-ray and fluoroscopy;
  • Digital angiography.


Oncohematology Department

Treatment with stem cell transplantation in the hospital is carried out in 75% of cases. Professor Olga Meltem Akay controls autologous and allogeneic transplantations for adult patients.

In course of autologous bone marrow transplantation, the patient's own cells are taken first. Then the patient has to experience a course of intensive chemotherapy, that has to lead the patient to a state of remission. Then the cells are transplanted.

Before the allogeneic transplantation, it is necessary to find a donor. Then the patient experiences a course of chemotherapy. After transplantation, it takes ≈3 weeks for the bone marrow cells to survive. When the level of blood cells is restored, the patient is transferred from the transplant unit to the intensive care unit.


Endocrinology Department

The Department of Endocrinology employs staff educated in the United States. Doctors of the Clinic treat diabetes, and comorbid complications. A team of doctors collaborates with doctors from other departments: ophthalmology, nephrology, cardiology, vascular surgery, and occasionally cardiosurgery. Patients with diabetes may consult a dentist and dermatologist.

Bariatric and metabolic surgeries are used for diabetes type 2. Both approaches help to get rid of excess weight - the main reason for the development of type 2 diabetes.

Before the operation, a patient has examination, and after sees the doctor during a year.

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Equipment in Koc University Hospital

  • LINAC (Linear Accelerator) – Varian Truebeam. Enables wide range of high quality imaging components such as cone-beam CT, soft tissues bone anatomy or other markers. Also offers Real-time tracking options for enhanced tumor targeting and treatment speed with RapidArc radiotherapy technology.
  • Robot-assisted Surgery – Da Vinci IS 4,000. Enables 3D high-definition vision.
  • 3T MR – Siemens Skyra. Skyra is a top-of-the-line 70 cm 3T scanner, designed to maximize the total power of 3T MRI and to deliver robust image quality and provide exceptional speed in 3T MRI.
  • Artis Zeego. A multi-axis system based on robotic technology (utilized in vascular, cardiac, cardiovascular, neurology, trauma, and orthopedics surgery) – Siemens.


Oncology Department

The MD Anderson Radiation Treatment Center in American Hospital is the first MD Anderson radiation treatment facility outside the United States that fully replicates the institution’s algorithms and standards delivered by caregivers trained in Houston.


Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

Head of the Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Unit, Professor Selçuk Peker has treated more than 7,000 patients. Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Unit has the capacity to serve approximately 2,000 patients each year.


Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit

The unit consists of 14 HEPA-filtered air-locked single rooms, a flow-cytometry laboratory, and a cell manipulation laboratory.


Living Heart Cardiovascular Service Line

Haldun Karagöz, M.D., director of the Living Heart Cardiovascular Service Line, performs a coronary bypass operation in an awake patient. Genco Yücel, M.D., interventional cardiologist, is the first physician to execute TAVI and Mitraclip operations in Turkey.


Service in American Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey

Each ward is equipped with comfortable beds (adjusting of height is included), fridge, safe, Internet, TV. Patients have got an opportunity to call nurse anytime, there is also available 24/7 nursing support.


Treatment cost in American Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey

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