Cancer treatment centers in South Korea

10 clinics

Best centers for cancer treatment in Korea are represented below. The rating is based on the Bookimed coordinators opinions and patients' reviews.

Patients from over the world choose Korea to treat oncology due to:

  • The high effectiveness of cancer treatment. Healthcare in South Korea takes the 4th position regarding the treatment efficiency in the world according to Bloomberg, the world’s leader of providing business and financial information.
  • Top treatment centers. 90% of medical facilities in Korea are private. They are annually certified on the state and international levels. It guarantees the high treatment effectiveness and doctors’ professionalism.
  • State-of-the-art equipment. Korean private hospitals use medical equipment produced by Samsung, LG, and Hyundai, world-renowned manufacturers of revolutionary technologies. This equipment is renovated every 3-5 years. Korean doctors apply the latest techniques to treat cancer focusing on minimally invasive surgical units such as Da Vinci robot or laparoscope. This approach speeds up recovery and shows good results.
  • Affordable prices. Cancer treatment in Korea is at the same high level than in the USA, but the cost is 20-30% lower due to general price policy in Korea.

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Oncology Department of Severance Hospital
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  • 20-year survival rate of patients after thyroid cancer treatment at Severance is 90% according to the hospital data. Severance specialists perform
  • 1,000 surgeries to remove malignant tumors of the thyroid gland annually.
  • 90% of surgeries in case of stomach cancer are without...
Natalya
Belarus
Apr 4, 2018

My husband and I were examined at the Severance Clinic. The survey was clearly, quickly, well organized. Feel comfortable. It was pleasant to communicate with translators. Received an open consultatio...

Sung Hoon Noh
Sung Hoon Noh

Oncosurgeon. Director of the Yonsei Cancer Center

Breast cancer surgery
$8500 - $13000
Thyroidectomy
$10000 - $12000
Nephrectomy
starting $18000
Prices for diagnostics
Сomplex oncology diagnostic
starting $3500
Brain MRI with contrast
$1000 - $1500
Complex diagnostics of thyroid cancer
$2500 - $4500
starting $1100
$900 - $1000
Consultation with an oncologist
$60 - $100
Consultation with a surgeon
$80 - $120
Consultation with a mammologist
starting $60
Treatment costs
$8500 - $13000
$10000 - $12000
starting $18000
$25000 - $35000
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The patient underwent check-up

My husband and I were examined at the Severance Clinic. The survey was clearly, quickly, well organized. Feel comfortable. It was pleasant to communicate with translators. Received an open consultation with the doctor after the survey. I liked everything. We will recommend this clinic to your relatives and friends.

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The patient underwent check-up

I never received a doctor, to which I was supposed to get. In general, the service is good, but the problem did not help at all.

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The patient was consulted in this clinic

I have not seen such service in Russia! All at the highest level! We were examined by the whole family. All our examination took about 40 minutes! During this time, we examined everything that includes the standard package! After the examination, we were taken to the dining room at the clinic and fed for free! After 3 working days, the results were already ready! The doctor with the help of an interpreter explained everything to us, told us and showed us! Great! But expensive! It was worth it!

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The patient was treated of ptosis

The high level and quality of medicine in the clinic Severence city of Korea. The clinic is huge, everything is beautiful, clean. Our doctor really liked, quickly and easily found a common language with her and came to a single solution to our problem. Thanks to the Bookimed website for the organization and a special thanks to the coordinator who quickly responded! We will go with you and advise others !!!

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The patient was treated of atopic dermatitis

I went to the clinic Gannam Severance. I liked everything very much, quickly. The doctor is excellent. They provided an interpreter with everything helped. Contact the clinic.

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Oncology Department of Samsung Medical Center
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  • Specialists of Samsung Cancer Center cooperate with Anderson Cancer Center, the leading one in the USA. It means that American treatment standards are implemented at Samsung.
  • The world record for 1,800 stomach cancer and 1,500 colorectal cancer surgeries.
  • According to the...
DONYA
Oct 30, 2015

My son (2 years), made an endovascular operation to close the interatrial defect (11mm). We still can not believe that we had an operation. Many times re-read the topic on the forum about invasive ope...

Keun Chil Park
Keun Chil Park

Head of the Hematology and Oncology Department

Hysterectomy with DaVinci robot
$18700 - $23400
Lung cancer surgery
$22000 - $30670
HIFU for prostate cancer treatment
$14000 - $19000
Prices for diagnostics
$1170 - $1350
$2000 - $2700
Consultation with an oncologist
$110 - $150
Consultation with a surgeon
$100 - $150
Brain MRI with contrast
starting $1000
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The patient was treated of aortic aneurysm

My son (2 years), made an endovascular operation to close the interatrial defect (11mm). We still can not believe that we had an operation. Many times re-read the topic on the forum about invasive operations and dreamed that my son, you can close the defect in this way. Unfortunately, in Kazakhstan, we have not reached the age of 15 kg. weight such closures do not, only by the open method. Yes, and child cardiac surgery is just beginning to develop. All parents, if possible, take the children to Russia, Germany, South Korea, Israel. So I began to collect information about the clinics, where it is better to do the operation. By a fluke we got to Samsung. I'm not sure how many quarters this hospital occupies, but it's huge, it feels like it's in the forest, although it's located in the heart of Seoul. In advance, I apologize for the pun in the writings, I will certainly write in detail about our stay in the clinic. Now, I just want to say thanks to our endovascular surgeon Kang I Sok, the entire 9W pediatric department and the department for working with Russian-speaking patients Sonia, Lisa and Mr. Chu. For their personal involvement in the recovery of my little son. Especially the interpreter Sone who met us at the airport, accompanied at the examinations, when the operation was supported me morally and in general became my native person. Sonia did not just fulfill her duties, but she really sympathized. We flew home on October 14, I look anxiously at my son's leg (more precisely, I constantly look at her), but I see nothing there. No bruise, no scars, if I had not seen his leg right after the operation, you might think that he was not given a puncture. Lord, is this really the modern high tech technology. For all the stay in the clinic, he practically did not cry, except for the time when it was impossible to eat 6 hours before the operation (from 4.30 am to 11 am), about which he at that time sucks his breast, and when he was not given mother's milk, he hysterically raised , but this one, he could not be reassured by the whole department. How I transferred all this, do not describe in words.
I want to note the high professionalism of the sisters, how they quickly and painlessly install catheters, take blood, how they change the adhesive plasters on these catheters, wipe the puncture site with special napkins, massage the brush and fingers from sagging! Find an approach to every child. Even when the son did not want to drink medicine, and kicked! The nurse only smiled, and on my slap to my son for the spilled medicine said Dont steal, zisis baby. Type is a child, he can do anything! In Korea, an interesting mentality: the old and the children are the highest caste, the old people should all bow down, almost everything is allowed to children! The treatment was at the highest level. So everything is organized and computerized. When you get to the department, a paper bracelet is put on the pen on the handle, on which there is all the information about the child and the treatment prescribed. When you go to another examination, the doctor already knows who will come and what examination to do. While doing the examination, the child watches cartoons, after examinations, we walk in the garden on a special baby carriage with a tripod, where all sorts of flashing sensors and droppers hang. However, it was difficult to put a son in the carriage after the operation, he runs like a battery, and I followed him like a second battery, just a dropper at the speed We were lying on the 9th floor. In the same sector, if you go down to floor B1 there are several restaurants, grocery (like a super market), flower shops, a shop where you can buy everything from diapers to a travel bag, souvenir shops, a bank, a pharmacy. We did not buy food, because they were fed patients with a choice of European or Korean cuisine 3 times a day. Order from the menu. Food is carried by a special machine. About her write separately I want to tell all parents whose children have heart surgery, do not despair, find a good clinic, trust the surgeon, and get the best treatment.

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The patient was treated of brain tumor

Many thanks to Catherine, Bookimed Doctor-Coordinator, for her prompt responses and sympathy. In a week after application my daughter (with diagnosis tumor of brain stem) was proposed a treatment in Korea. We have a CHANCE! Thank you for everything!

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The patient was treated of brain tumor

I thank Ekaterina, coordinator of Bookimed, for their promptness and empathy. A week after the treatment, my daughter (diagnosed with a brainstem tumor) offered treatment in Korea. We have a chance! Thank you to the center for what you are!

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The patient was treated of liver cancer

We came to Seoul for treatment in the Samsun clinic with a father who was diagnosed with "Education in the liver, a size 5.5 by 5 mm" in Russia. In the Korean clinic, the father underwent a complete examination in 2 days, all in one place, without queue, by appointment and time: CT, MRI, PET, FGDS and colonoscopy with sleeping pills, biopsy of education, oncomarkers, ECG, X-ray. After that he was diagnosed: "Hepatocellular carcinoma without metastases." The father was touched by the caring and careful attitude of the medical staff during the procedures, while everyone was clearly engaged in his own business. With such tumor sizes and with such localization (in the center), usually the surgical method is not shown, radioablation also does not fit, only chemotherapy, to which the tumor is not sensitive. The prognosis was pessimistic, the father's life time was estimated at 2-3 months. But at the consultation of a radiologist, chemotherapist and surgeons, it was decided to carry out the operation, since it was the only chance to survive the patient. They warned his father about the high risk, the technical difficulties of the operation due to the localization and size of the tumor. Father, of course, was in shock, he could not believe that he had a malignant tumor, and that everything was so serious. After all, he did not feel this tumor: he had no pain anywhere, his appetite was normal, he did not lose weight, there was only a small weakness, which he wrote off for age (70 years). This is the cunning of cancer - no symptoms! Only an annual preventive examination from the top to the heel can reveal the cancer at an early stage. We agreed to an operation. Operated by Dr. Kim. The operation lasted 6 hours. Everything went well. Six days after the operation, we flew home. What amazed me about in Korea? When I saw how the healthcare system works in Korea, I immediately relaxed, and I had full confidence in doctors and medical personnel. Everyone clearly did his job. For one nurse 2 patients, she practically did not leave them day and night. I did not have to take care of my father, everything was done by medical staff. It was unusual that relatives were twice a day run to patients in intensive care, and without any shoe covers and masks. But the most amazing thing is that on the second day after such a difficult operation, my father walked around the corridor all day long! Has noted kindness of Koreans, modesty, patience, diligence, the valid relation to the doctor. The doctor said once and everything, no one argues, does not ask again, does not follow him, if there are questions - sign up for a reception and wait. A very clear organization of working time and subordination, and hence culture. I want to thank Dr. Kim again for his golden hands, the doctor who led the first reception, a very intelligent, literate and sincere person. All this time we had a Russian coordinator next to us, who translated, recorded for research, took a doctor, solved our everyday problems, and most importantly - morally supported, all 6 hours while the operation was near me. My father and I are grateful for her professionalism and excellent human qualities. All the issues solved quickly, clearly, without fuss.

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The patient was treated of ovarian cancer

By a lucky chance fell into the hands of experienced doctors of the South Korean medical center "Samsung". I was already preparing for an operation in Moscow - I had an ovarian cancer, predictions were 50-50. Our doctors are always afraid to take on extra responsibility for the operation. If something goes wrong in the end, they will refer to the fact that not those 50 percent fell out and that's it. Suddenly it turned out that my father had agreed without my knowledge that I would be put on an operation in the center of Samsung in South Korea. At first I thought I was joking - well, what kind of treatment can there be in the clinic with the name, like a TV set. But Dad insisted that I go there at least for a consultation. It turned out that this is one of the largest medical centers of South Korea with a worldwide reputation. I was examined by doctors from Korea and the United States. They made an impression on me that I can completely entrust my life to them, although I did not always pay much attention to doctors. I'm not talking about the most up-to-date equipment! Korea and in medicine justifies its leadership in the field of world technology. I had a brilliant operation, as I believe. Although for those doctors - it's their usual job. After anesthesia, I did not feel any pain. Postoperative observations showed that the tumor was completely removed. In six months I'll go there again for medical examination. I am absolutely sure that I won this terrible disease with the help of Korean doctors!

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Oncology Department of Ewha Womans University Medical Center
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Ewha Womans University Medical Center (EUMC) is the first and best hospitals for women in Korea, which is located in the western part of Seoul is 45 km from Incheon International Airport and 10 km from Gimpo Airport.

Nam Sun Paik
Nam Sun Paik

Oncologist, Specialist in breast and thyroid cancer treatment

Experience : 40 years
Mastectomy
Price on request
Hysterectomy (uterus removal)
Price on request
Thyroid resection
Price on request
Prices for diagnostics
Price on request
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Consultation with a neurosurgeon
Price on request
Consultation with an oncologist
Price on request
Consultation with a surgeon
Price on request
Consultation with a mammologist
$40
Consultation of a radiologist
Price on request
Consultation with a thoracic surgeon
Price on request
CT of the chest
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Treatment costs
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Oncology Department of Kangbuk Samsung Hospital
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  • Kangbuk Samsung accepts international patients only with initial cancer stages. Oncological screenings are also available.
  • Kangbuk Samsung is considered the best cancer treatment center in Korea for stomach, colon, and liver cancer according to the national HIRAS magazine. The average...
Kye Hyun Kim
Kye Hyun Kim

Oncogynecologist

Experience : 18 years
Mastectomy
$15000 - $18000
Radioiodine therapy
$2000 - $3500
Chemotherapy for breast cancer
$3000 - $5000
Prices for diagnostics
starting $1400
Brain MRI with contrast
starting $1100
$1000 - $1300
Treatment costs
$15000 - $18000
$2000 - $3500
$15000 - $18000
starting $3500
starting $2000
Oncology Department of Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong (KUIMS)
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10-20% lower prices than average ones in other Korean hospitals

  • KUIMS is considered the best healthcare services provider in South Korea by the Korean International Medical Association (KIMA).
  • University hospital develops and implements innovative cancer treatment options.
  • English-speaking staff.
Gennadiy
Russian Federation
Nov 13, 2018

Everything is super !!! Five Stars!!! I liked it very much, the service of the clinic KUIMS is very fast and efficient. Many thanks to the girls translators, Nare and Lena, thanks for the organizatio...

Suk-Hwan Lee
Suk-Hwan Lee

Surgeon, Specialist in colorectal operations

Lung cancer surgery
$10000 - $30000
Immunotherapy with Keytruda (Pembolizumab)
$6000
Hysterectomy (uterus removal)
$15000 - $25000
Prices for diagnostics
$930
Consultation with an oncologist
$50 - $60
Сomplex oncology diagnostic
starting $1500
Treatment costs
$10000 - $30000
$1000 - $3500
$30000 - $45000
$24900 - $27000
$11000 - $25000
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The patient underwent check-up

Everything is super !!! Five Stars!!! I liked it very much, the service of the clinic KUIMS is very fast and efficient. Many thanks to the girls translators, Nare and Lena, thanks for the organization of the company, the girls Barbara and Katerina, everything is super! Good luck to all!!!

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The patient was treated of diabetes type 2

All was good. The only thing that overshadowed, the first reception of the doctor. I had to sell more than two hours, although I arrived 15 minutes before the appointed time. Everything else was on top!

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The patient was consulted in this clinic

Excellent staff with translation services. Prices are reasonable, as is the service system. Reception try to appoint the patient under free time. All at the professional level!

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The patient was treated of thyroid disease

Thank you for checking in. I'm so glad I'm back at this hospital, as they pulled up my records of 4 years ago, which helps. Today they took very good care of me, and took a biopsy of the spot on my face, now I have 5 stitches! It is very good I came now. I will continue on Monday with more... Thank you, this is a very good hospital.

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The patient was treated of acne

I liked everything in terms of organization. I phoned with the coordinator, I was immediately met by Larissa, who later accompanied me everywhere. The reception itself did not last long, but I was offered different treatment options and I got answers to all the questions. They stopped on that I would take pills, use ointments and lotions. Another suggestion was a consultation on how to properly care for the skin, but I refused it. After taking the tests I received all the medications. Larissa explained how to use them and said to make an appointment after 2 weeks, approximately on March 2.

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Oncology Department of Gachon University Gil  Medical Center
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  • The Cancer Center works on the premises of Gil Hospital. It is a certified Center for Cancer Therapy by the Korean Ministry of Health.
  • Gil Medical Center is equipped with IBM Watson for Oncology artificial intelligence. Only 30 hospitals in the world apply this innovative device. IBM...
Anna
Jul 25, 2016

Very good clinic !!!! just came from there. I liked it, highly qualified specialists who know their business. I advise everyone!...

Lee Won Suk
Lee Won Suk

Proctologist, Surgeon

Experience : 15 years
Hysterectomy (uterus removal)
starting $16000
Thyroid resection
$5000 - $13000
Mammography
$250 - $280
Prices for diagnostics
$250 - $280
Brain MRI with contrast
starting $1500
Complex diagnostics of thyroid cancer
$1000 - $2500
$1800 - $2300
Treatment costs
$5000 - $13000
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The patient was treated in this clinic

Very good clinic !!!! just came from there. I liked it, highly qualified specialists who know their business. I advise everyone!

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Oncology Department of Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH)
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Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH) is the leading multidisciplinary state facility in the capital of South Korea. The President of the country receives treatment here.

Since 2004, SNUH has been digitalized completely — all data about patients is stored in the electronic system.

The...

Robotic da Vinci prostatectomy
$29100 - $35300
Colectomy (large bowel resection)
$17700 - $25600
Lobectomy
$20300 - $31800
Prices for diagnostics
$1800 - $3000
Consultation with a neurosurgeon
$50 - $60
Consultation with an oncologist
$50 - $60
Consultation with a surgeon
$50 - $60
Consultation with a mammologist
$50 - $60
Consultation of a radiologist
$50 - $60
Consultation with a thoracic surgeon
$50 - $60
Treatment costs
$20300 - $31800
$8850 - $26500
$67000 - $97000
$15900 - $21200
Oncology Department of Asan Medical Center
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Asan Hospital (Asan Medical Center) is the largest multidisciplinary medical center in South Korea, which can serve 2,700 patients at once.

The key specialties in the hospital are organ transplant, oncology, cardiology, and cardiac surgery. Almost half of all heart transplants in South Korea are...

Dae-ho Lee
Dae-ho Lee

Oncologist, specialist in treatment of lung and skin cancer

Bone marrow transplantation
starting $55000
Removal of liver cancer
$21100 - $29100
Thyroid resection
$6200 - $8400
Treatment costs
starting $55000
$21100 - $29100
$6200 - $8400
$15900 - $23800
$23770 - $29100
$10600 - $14100
Seoul National University Bundang Hospital
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Seoul National University Bundang Hospital is one of the most innovative multidisciplinary medical centers in Korea.

It is the 1st digital hospital in the country. The hospital is equipped witg BESTcare system that allows avoiding medical errors, improving treatment safety and...

Hyung-Ho Kim
Hyung-Ho Kim

Surgeon, oncologist, specialist in minimally invasive surgery

Craniotomy
$35000 - $40000
Robotic da Vinci prostatectomy
$24000 - $27000
Brain tumor removal
$35000 - $40000
Prices for diagnostics
$1600
Brain MRI with contrast
starting $1582
CT of the chest
starting $420
Treatment costs
$35000 - $40000
$35000 - $40000
$27000 - $33000
Radiosurgery of a brain tumor
$20000 - $22000
$15000 - $18000
starting $27000
$15000 - $18000
Oncology Department of Soon Chun Hyang University Hospital
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  • 910,000 patients choose Soon Chun Hyang annually.
  • According to the hospital’s data, 98-99% of pancreas cancer surgeries are carried out without complications.
  • Over 44 years of experience in treating various diseases.
TATYANA
Kazakhstan
Jun 12, 2018

The clinic meets all the stated criteria of the service. Efficiency in servicing and reliability of diagnoses at the highest level. A very good option for passing the narrow specialists and the entire...

Kim Sig Jeong
Kim Sig Jeong

Experience : 20 years
Radioiodine therapy
$730 - $2000
Radiotherapy
$25000 - $30000
Breast cancer surgery
$8000 - $10000
Prices for diagnostics
$1100 - $1550
$550 - $950
Consultation with an oncologist
$30 - $60
Revision of biopsy and immunohistochemistry
$500 - $750
CT of the chest
$500 - $750
Treatment costs
$730 - $2000
$25000 - $30000
$8000 - $10000
$1500 - $4000
$11550 - $15400
$17900 - $22500
$8000 - $10500
Tomotherapy
$25000 - $30000
$7000 - $8750
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The patient was treated of thyroid disease

The clinic meets all the stated criteria of the service. Efficiency in servicing and reliability of diagnoses at the highest level. A very good option for passing the narrow specialists and the entire diagnostics in general.

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The patient was treated of acne

Thanks to the coordinator, in the shortest possible time Record to the doctor was made! The dermatologist is very competent, he told everything in detail and prescribed the treatment, now we will be observed only here. The whole system in the hospital is debugged to the smallest detail; nowhere did it have to wait.

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The patient was treated in this clinic

I’m good .. the doctor was more than great .. he explained everything for me .. He was very friendly as well .. And the good news is that he made me feel good about my condition and that I don’t have to worry .. I have a black disc .. he told me to continue my life and not to think about it if it’s not causing me any difficulties in life I would like to thank you Anna .. you’ve been so helpful and understanding through my journey Thank you Again

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The patient was treated of atherosclerosis

Everything was okay. We were met, the professor made a reception with 4 assistants at once, examined the coronography, decided on what the shunting would do on the robot. This is 100% coincided with our desires. The doctor was very confident, rather strict with his subordinates. We liked it. The next day, all the tests, the examinations were done, at 4:00 pm he reviewed the tests, and said that the patient was ready for the operation, and scheduled for Monday, since they have one robot. And today, from 8–20, we were taken away for an operation, but still our mother did not wake up, it is now 6:00 pm. We saw the doctor at 15-30, said that the operation had ended successfully, the incision as planned was small, the lungs did not interfere, the shunt was normally set. It is now 4 hours for the patient under anesthesia to do intensive therapy. We look forward to hearing our mother, we are waiting. Thank you so much for having found us Dr. Mustafa Gudin, we hope that rehabilitation will be as successful as an operation!

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The patient was treated of diabetes type 2

Everything is good with us! What was planned, we did. Now at home. Thank you very much for organizing our trip! Everything went well, there was no difficulty

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