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Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a complicated surgery aimed at treatment of neurological disorders as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia, epilepsy. Find out more about:

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Medipol Mega Hastaneler Kompleksi
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No.1 surgeon for DBS

The surgery is performed by doctor who received 2018 Guinness World Record for DBS.

  • Dr. Ali Zırh is one of the best neurosurgeons in the world who has provided over 650 successful deep brain stimulation surgeries. In 2018, he has gathered 329 patients with brain stimulator from all around the world - the largest number of DBS patients in one place.
  • You may be sure in...
Vladislav
Moldova
Sep 10, 2018

Everything went very well, the attending physician and the medical staff are great fellows and super professionals....

Ali Zırh
Ali Zırh

Neurosurgeon

Experience : 29 years
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The patient was treated of glioblastoma

Everything went very well, the attending physician and the medical staff are great fellows and super professionals.

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The patient was treated of epilepsy

I want to thank the coordinator bookimed, who helped us with the choice of a suitable clinic. The coordinator of the Medipol Mega clinic organized everything quickly and conveniently

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The patient was treated of breast cancer

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The patient was treated of epilepsy

Yes, thanks to all the staff of the clinic and to you and the translators of all, and especially to the son Atajan. Doctor of our Ebru khanum. But we will be in touch with you and your colleagues. Such clinics are very necessary for those in need.

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Gleneagles Global Health City (Global Hospital)
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Сheapest price

  • Over 10,000 international patients trust their treatment to the Hospital specialists.
  • Worldwide experience - the team of neurosurgeons have international education and training.
  • The Neurosurgical Center is considered the best in Chennai - the 4th largest city in...
Gennadiy
Russian Federation
Jan 31, 2018

A survey was conducted, during which the state of health at the time of the survey was assessed as good, there is no need for transplantation yet. Recommendations on home, outpatient treatment are giv...

Sridhar Krishnamurthy
Sridhar Krishnamurthy

Neurosurgeon

Experience : 33 years
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The patient underwent liver transplantation

A survey was conducted, during which the state of health at the time of the survey was assessed as good, there is no need for transplantation yet. Recommendations on home, outpatient treatment are given. It is recommended to undergo a second examination after 6 months to assess the dynamics of the state of health.

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The patient was treated of bladder cancer

The clinic, in the category "like - do not like", I can not evaluate. Meeting at the airport with an interpreter and transfer to the clinic - standard. Accommodation in the guest house, before the operation, leaves much to be desired. But, who is familiar with India, I do not think for special comfort and does not count, otherwise - to Germany. Immediately the next morning, without delay and delay, a primary appointment with doctors and diagnosis. Prices for a visit from doctors, examinations and tests are very reasonable, commensurate with Moscow or, even lower. Communication with doctors through an interpreter is somewhat difficult, but quite informative and understandable. Knowledge of English will remove all embarrassment, but in general - not critical. The attitude of doctors to the examination and refinement of the diagnosis is "meticulous". After five days - a summary and proposal for a treatment program. Hospitalization, surgery, 3 days in the intensive care unit and postoperative placement in a two-bed room (together with an attendant) for 12 days. And an extract. The level of training, skill and attitude of doctors, from my "ambitious" point of view of the accompanying person, is beyond praise !!! About the surgeon who performed the operation - DR. MURUGANANDHAM K, I want to say that he has "golden hands and heart" !!! The attitude of the average medical personnel, despite the language difficulties, is very friendly. In the intensive care unit was invited immediately after the operation and "woke up" the patient with me. Opening his eyes and seeing his native face after anesthesia - a person "comes alive"! Postoperative treatment and care in the ward are very worthy. Having repeated his own experience in hospitalization, I can not even compare. The account is not in our favor. In fact, treatment in the clinic saved life! This is especially evident now, a year after the treatment. A year ago, options were considered: Germany, Israel and India. In terms of price-quality ratio and recall of acquaintances have chosen treatment in India. And they were not mistaken. The clinic was selected by specialists of the site en.bookimed.com. They also provided a correlation and communication with the clinic. Huge thanks to them !!!

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The patient underwent liver transplantation

The equipment is good, modern. Doctors and attendants are attentive and highly qualified. I passed a survey course and a number of specialist consultations. At the time when I was there, I was advised not to rush into the operation, as the state of health is at the stage of improvement. If they were interested in pumping money from me, then they would recommend urgently to do it, which indicates their objectivity. The only problem with finding there was an unusual food for me. But this is someone who, like someone who loves spicy, peppery and a lot of seasonings.

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The patient was treated of pterygium

Yes. The services were very good. Personal well motivated to work and ready to help. Cleaness as I observed

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Teknon Hospital (Barcelona)
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Newest equipment for the surgery

  • Neuromate® stereotactic robot makes the most accurate and least traumatic surgery in the world.
  • You will be in the safe hands - Teknon neurologists have the best statistics in Europe.
  • The surgery is provided by Bartolomé Oliver MD - an expert in functional and minimally invasive...
Anna
Ukraine
Sep 30, 2018

I am satisfied with the work of staff...

Bartolomé Oliver
Bartolomé Oliver

Neurosurgeon, Neurologist

Experience : 36 years
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The patient was treated of epilepsy

I am satisfied with the work of staff

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The patient was treated of epilepsy

I liked the wrong word, supported everything, helped, predicted, gave hope, then God will show not only hope. Our coordinator Svetlana Pashchenko is a separate story, this is an extraordinary, not really great woman, she was in touch with us 24/7, helped in everything, supported. thanks to all and especially to Svetlana, it is her merit that we got to such a great epileptologist as Antonio Russi

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We were satisfied with the clinic and the consultation with the doctor. Thank.

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What is Deep Brain Stimulation?

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is neurosurgical procedure aimed at fast and effective treatment of neurological disordersas:
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • essential tremor
  • dystonia
  • epilepsy
  • obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Tourette syndrome
  • depression.

Nowadays the DBS procedure is the most efficient treatment method for Parkinson’s disease.

DBS system consists of three leading components: the leading wire (electrode), extender and brain stimulator. All the components, anesthesia, blood products, and other consumables are included into the Deep Brain Stimulation procedure cost.
Thin electrodes are inserted into the brain through small orifice with following deep structures stimulation by means of brain stimulator. The device is fixed under the skin in the chest area. The electrodes are connected to the stimulator by extension cord, which is held under the skin.

Deep Brain Stimulation system

Electrodes and brain pacemaker connection scheme

Clinics specialized in neurosurgery and Deep Brain Stimulation provide the operation with 100% accuracy and effectiveness.

Deep Brain Stimulation FDA approval

Deep Brain Stimulation surgery is approved by American Food and Drug Administration (FDA)*:

  • in 1997 - for Parkinson's disease and essential tremor treatment
  • in 2003 - for dystonia treatment
  • in 2009 - for OCD
  • in 2016 - for the earlier stages of Parkinson's
  • in 2016 - for dystonia in pediatric patients.

*FDA responses for protecting public health and ensures the principles of safety and security of medical devices, drugs and products.

DBS success rate

Deep Brain Stimulation success rate, risks

Indications and contraindications for DBS surgery

Indications for DBS procedure (on the example of Parkinson’s disease):

  • Medications are non-effective;
  • Severe tremor and motor disturbance;
  • Painful dystonia;
  • Allergy or strong side effects after administration of medications.

There are no severe contraindications for DBS providing, however some relative ones could make the surgery or preparation for surgery more difficult, including:

  • patient is older than 75;
  • simultaneous thermoradiotherapy;
  • immunological suppression;
  • brain atrophy;
  • some psychological disorders, mental disability.

Preparation for DBS surgery procedure

Before DBS operation providing, a patient should undergo the following diagnostics:

  • examination by neurologist/neurosurgeon;
  • complete blood count;
  • ECG;
  • electromyography;
  • EEG;
  • MRI.

During the examination, the doctor clarifies whether patient has any allergic reaction on medications and anesthesia.

  • In the week leading up to the surgery, a patient is forbidden to take any anti-inflammatory agents.
  • Moreover, a patient is forbidden to smoke and take alcohol 1 week to and 2 weeks after the surgery, as this could cause bleeding. It’s also prohibited to eat and take any medications right before the surgery.
  • Patients should come to the hospital 2 hours before the surgery to finish with all written arrangements and be briefed on anesthesia effect and possible risks.

Process of the DBS operation

Deep Brain Stimulation surgery for Parkinson’s takes from 5 to 7 hours.

The operation is carried out by the team of at least 5 specialists: neurosurgeon, anesthesiologist, radiation therapist, neurologist, psychiatrist, who control functional abilities of the brain for maximum accurate impact on the zone of stimulation.

Stage 1. At the time of the operation a patient is under local anaesthesia, but remains awake. This is a mandatory requirement, as far as he/she is asked to move the extremities, fingers, eyes, or to say anything - to check and make sure electrodes do not stimulate off-target brain areas. All the impulses - firstly from the brain into the recorded device, and then vice versa - are transferred as structural information into the monitor. Data are processed in real time, which helps to adjust the device simultaneously. The orifice is closed with lead, surgery area is stitched.

Stage 2. After the electrodes adjustment, the temporary device is changed into constant brain stimulator.

DBS movement

When a patient is moving his hand, the doctor is adjusting the brain stimulator parameters

During DBS surgery the brain feels no pain, so a patient doesn’t feel any discomfort.

What happens after the surgery?

Patient feels the improvement in first hours after the surgery performing. The trembling in extremities disappears, movement coordination and speech articulation are renewed. Few days after the surgery sleeping and general health condition become better, pain is gone.

Patient after DBS

After the DBS surgery a patient with Parkinson’s disease is easily repeating the moves of the neurologist

Patient stays in the hospital for a week to adjust all the settings of the temporary device, afterwards the constant device is put into the chest or the abdomen of a patient.

Every 3 weeks after the procedure a patient is recommended to appoint neurologist to check the settings of the brain stimulator. 3-4 visits are required in general.

After the final neurostimulator programming, patient can control the parameters by him/herself, choosing the pre-installed regimes. As a rule, brain stimulator works 24h. There are different types of the neurostimulator devices: with battery and accumulator. Accumulator charge is 12-14 days, the total charge cycle is 1-2h.

Cell phones, beepers, microwave ovens, electromagnetic sensors do not affect brain stimulator.

Deep brain stimulator

Brain pacemaker is a small and sealed device containing a battery and electronics. It is placed into the patient’s chest or the abdomen. Its size is not bigger than heart pacemaker. DBS battery in general lasts 3-5 years. However, the service life depends on the settings and may be 1.5 and 9 years as well.

The deep brain stimulator can be rechargeable and non-rechargeable. This characteristic of DBS battery affects brain pacemaker cost and deep brain stimulation surgery cost correspondingly.

A treating doctor will turn on the pacemaker with a wireless device (clinician programmer) and set up the programming sessions individual for the patient's symptoms relieving with minimum side effects. The procedure of setting can take a couple of hours.

Additional facts on brain pacemaker:

  • DBS stimulator activates the metal detector at the airport. All you need to do - show your card about the brain stimulator.
  • A person can have simultaneously neurostimulator and a cardiac pacemaker.
  • Neurostimulator should be on at any time, even when a patient goes to sleep.

DBS surgery cost

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Prices in ascending order

India $16,000-32,000
Turkey $35,000-61,200
Israel $38,000-61,000
Spain 43,000-70,000
Korea $56,000-65,000
Germany 65,000-70,000

Prices are updated for 23.06.2018

DBS side effects

  • Problems with speech or vision
  • Bad coordination
  • Difficulty with coordination
  • Headache
  • Disorientation
  • Problems with hardware
  • Unwanted mood depression
  • Sence of shocking.

All these side effects are short-term.

Deep Brain Stimulation reviews

I made the decision of DBS providing by myself. My family gave me a support. The scariest thing for me was to become bedridden for the rest of my life. The surgery lasted for 7 hours and I remember everything, especially when they said they found the spot and everything would be great.

I married last year, now I have a child. It gave a second chance at life.

Jeff, the patient with dystonia from the USA

I first found out my tremor in the gym. I was shocked as I was so young. I woke up one day and realized I couldn't do it any more. The disease takes from you little by little who you are. I got tired very easily, I became slower. The doses of medications became higher and higher. I couldn't drive any more. And it became worse with time. DBS therapy changed me. It's unbelievable experience.
Thank God I live in a time for this kind of technology.

Kasandra, the patient with Parkinson’s disease from Italy

Deep Brain Stimulation - FAQs

  • Does DBS mean craniotomy?

No, all the manipulations are made through small orifices (the size of the orifice depends on the neurostimulator device, qualification and experience of neurosurgeon).

  • Is the surgery provided under local or general anesthesia?

The first stage - electrodes insertion - of the surgery is provided under local anesthesia. The second - constant stimulator putting is performed under general anesthesia.

  • What complications could appear during and after the surgery?

There are some possible complication that could arise during and after the Deep Brain Stimulation procedure: brain hemorrhage, infection, reaction to anesthesia. However, these conditions are rare and make out less than 1%.

  • What is the prognosis after DBS?

Most of the patients still need to take medications after DBS procedure, however in much smaller quantity which significantly lowers the medication side effects (incl. dyskinesis - notwilled movement, caused by longstanding medication taking). More than 70% of people feel a compelling improvement of tremor, movement slowness, rigidity, walking and balance problems as well.

  • What to do if battery of a deep brain stimulator runs out?

Neurostimulator is replaced surgically, leads and extensions of the system are stayed in place.

  • Do I need DBS operation on one side or both sides of the brain?

Deep Brain Surgery operation on one side is required to help symptoms on the opposite side of the body. Deep Brain Surgery procedure on two sides is recommended to provide improvement in motor function, especially if a patient has significant symptoms on both sides of the body.
In many clinics doctors firstly implant DBS lead on one side, adjust the setting and in a follow-up measure whether a patient needs a second DBS lead or not.

  • Do I need to take medications after DBS procedure?

DBS reduces total medication dose by 30-50% and spread the intervals, but does not substitute medication therapy.

  • Can DBS not work?

This option is possible and can happen because of improper patient selection, problems during the surgery, problems with the programming, disease progression. To avoid unnecessary risks, it's important to choose a center with experienced in DBS providing team.

TED Talk on DBS procedure

DBS research

For the mid 2017 Deep Brain Stimulation procedure has been a subject of various studies in terms of using the procedure to treat other diseases and mental conditions.

DBS operation has been considering as a method for Alzheimer's patients. Early studies have shown positive results, still some ethical issues remain. Research team of University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine is working on the solutions.

In American National Institute of Neurological Disease and Stroke and Institute of Mental Health the scientists have been investigating nonivasive DBS method - placing the electrodes on the scalp and not in the brain. The method was tested on mice and has been expecting a new stage of the study.

Rambam Medical Center
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Official partner of Medtronic

Medtronic is a manufacturer of brain stimulators. This partnership offers a patient the choice of the latest brain stimulators released and guarantees their originality.

DBS is provided by a strong neurosurgical team of Prof. Menashe Zaarour with 30+ years of experience and Medical Doctor Ilana Schlesinger with 15+ years of experience. Israeli doctors receive patients with severe Parkinson’s. Rambam Hospital is the largest hospital in the Northern Israel...
Mihail Igorevich
May 20, 2015

When to me in Moscow have diagnosed a cancer of a stomach - I thought that to us this my life has ended.
I did not know where to go, what to do? After a short search for information on the Inte...

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The patient was treated of stomach cancer

When to me in Moscow have diagnosed a cancer of a stomach - I thought that to us this my life has ended.
I did not know where to go, what to do? After a short search for information on the Internet, I decided to contact the Israeli clinic "Rambam". Orgprovodovi practically imperceptibly grew into the operation itself. They took on all the issues of flight, diagnosis and operation. The price / performance ratio is simply excellent!
Now under no circumstances go to our hospitals I do not want.

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The patient was treated of breast cancer

I want to share my experience of diagnosis in Rambam. There was a suspicion of breast cancer. It was necessary to confirm the diagnosis. I sent them a request on 02 January. Have told, how the process of the organization of treatment operates. In 3 days I received a call from the clinic. A week later, there was a first consultation with a doctor mammologist Drome. The total price for all came out 5500 dollars. All the diagnostics took 3 days. Then another 5 days, I was waiting for the results of the biopsy. As a result, there was another meeting where the diagnosis was confirmed. But now I know exactly what and how to treat me! But I have an initial stage and no metastases. There is hope for a cure.

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The patient was treated of breast cancer

In Moscow, local doctors tormented me for two months! Only a puncture (not a biopsy) 2 times took! And with the assumption of "breast cancer" was sent to an operation to remove the entire breast ("so reliable"). After two months of torment, I decided to go to Israel. I found the clinic Rambam. Have made a biopsy and diagnostics. They decided that at my stage it makes no sense to remove the entire chest. We decided to remove only one lymph node. So the breast will be saved !!!

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BLK Super Speciality Hospital
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DBS at BLK is provided by a neurosurgery team of the Functional Neurosurgery Unit - one of the largest in the country. BLK specialists prescribe DBS for people with severe neurological disorders and only after full exam with EEG, MRI, ECG. The Deep Brain Stimulation surgery lasts between 5-7 hours. A...

Irina
Russian Federation
Mar 12, 2018

The treatment was very good. A qualified doctor, quality equipment, qualified treatment is prescribed. Coordinator reacted very quickly....

Rajiv Anand
Rajiv Anand

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Experience : 35 years
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The patient was treated in this clinic

The treatment was very good. A qualified doctor, quality equipment, qualified treatment is prescribed. Coordinator reacted very quickly.

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The patient was treated of infertility

Everything was organized at the highest level. Thanks to Ostap and the site for help.

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The patient was treated of breast cancer

Doctors of the clinic are qualified, speak English well. But the organization of treatment, that is, all these coordinators and translators already when you are in India, is a huge minus of the process. Simply huge. Expectations of everything and everywhere for hours, sometimes at times, poor awareness, a terrible accent on Russian, that one can understand a lot to the exact opposite, ignorance of medical terms, that is, only life can translate. I accompanied mamutna treatment, I speak English a little, therefore something accelerated due to this. One patient should not go, look for an accompanying person if other countries do not fit the prices for treatment. If someone is traveling alone or an accompanying person does not know English, the process will spoil your nerves. The very examination and treatment, surgery, everything is at a good level. But before the ability to organize everything painlessly for the patient, it will still come to BLK not soon. I do not know, as in other clinics in India, I think it's the same. Translators are different here, and the problems are the same. So in the whole country I think. But if there is no way out, you can entrust local doctors to the health. The patient is well fed in the hospital and the accompanying person. Chambers of any size isolate the patient with curtains around the perimeter, you see only the staff, but keep in mind that the multiple rooms are very noisy. Who prays in Arabic for the whole room, who sings the song, who plays the game with sound effects, who is screaming on the phone, because there is still no silence, people still have groans for the illnesses of people ... they do not do anybody for unconnected phones, loud talks and other inadequacy.

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The patient was treated of viral hepatitis c

Hello everyone. I want to share my impressions of the visit in the clinic-BLK. I flew late at night, the interpreter was waiting for me at the airport, and the car from the clinic. I was taken to the hotel. Every morning the car drove me to the clinic and also took it. Translator (aka and the coordinator in the clinic), everything I could do myself, papers, translation, driving through the offices, everything was accompanied. Doctors and medical staff are competent and attentive. The survey passed very quickly, the analysis answers came literally two or three days ago. The doctor drew me a diagram (number of drugs). I got medicines and left home. I'll take medicine for home. I want to express my gratitude to the clinic, doctors, medical personnel. Everything is at the highest level. I'm very grateful to the coordinators of Bookimed -Dmitry Belik and Yulia, without these guys, I do not know what I would do, the whole period , my stay in India, from home to home, they were in touch with me, help is just invaluable. And of course thanks to my interpreter, Avinash Kumar Chaurasiyu, everything is available, understandable. Very admired by the work and professionalism of all whom enumerate ila.Spasibo!

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The patient underwent knee replacement

Mom and I done surgery in B. L. K hospital in Delhi which was amazing experience for both of us the attention and care of the doctors and the staff help to reduce the amount of pain you feel. I noticed that bookimed just introduced me to the hospital but not active and effective enough specially in my case that is why I gave it low rating and gave full mark rating to the hospital

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HM Hospitales
Spain, Madrid
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Top Spanish neurosurgeon works at HM Hospitals

The Head of the CINAC (Center of Neurosciences) neurologist Dr. José Ángel Obeso is recognized as the Doctor of the year by ABC Salud for his experience and achievements in neurological disorders treatment.

DBS is provided in the CINAC (Center of Neurosciences) for patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease (PD), epilepsy, obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tourette syndrome, severe depression. For PD it’s the most efficient treatment.

The surgery requires hospitalization. The deep brain stimulation...

Anonymous
Belarus
Jun 11, 2018

We pass the treatment of osteosarcoma with mts in the left lung. Treatment takes a child of 10 years. Quality and service are very pleased, special thanks to Catherine Koliko, who not only found us a ...

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José Angel Obeso

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Experience : 40 years
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The patient was treated of dermatitis

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The patient was treated of epilepsy

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The patient was treated of osteosarcoma

We pass the treatment of osteosarcoma with mts in the left lung. Treatment takes a child of 10 years. Quality and service are very pleased, special thanks to Catherine Koliko, who not only found us a clinic, but also led us before arriving there. You need more such responsible employees.

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The patient was treated of peptic ulcer

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The patient was treated of stomach cancer

I am very grateful to everyone who helped us! Many thanks to our coordinator bookimed to Anna Ozeranskaya. Anna helped to orient herself, to get together and explained with what in general it is necessary to start and how to act. Has helped with analyzes in HM Hospitales, supported all period of cooperation. All this is not unimportant in such situations. Thanks to the clinic HM Hospitales and the coordinator of the clinic Olga, for understanding, human attitude, professionalism and clear performance of their work. Thank you all very much, without you, we would not be so oriented and did not cope with the tasks that were put in the way of treating a loved one

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Sourasky Medical Center
Israel, Tel Aviv
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The specialists of Neurosurgery Department at Sourasky provide over 1,000 surgeries per year. A neurologist in cooperation with neurosurgeon appoints the surgery if a patient has advanced Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, tremor, epilepsy with foci located in different parts of the brain.

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Tatyana
Russian Federation
Aug 31, 2018

I'll start with the most important thing. The most important thing in a huge sea of ​​information is to choose the right "light", "lighthouse", which will point the way to a person who finds himself i...

Itzhak Fried
Itzhak Fried

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Experience : 32 years
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The patient was treated of hiv

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The patient was treated of breast cancer

I'll start with the most important thing. The most important thing in a huge sea of ​​information is to choose the right "light", "lighthouse", which will point the way to a person who finds himself in this abyss with a limited time and money limit. I was lucky that I went to the website "Bukimed". I was contacted by coordinating physician Ivan Koval, who was very tactful and at the same time confidently leading me forward. I rushed from one clinic to another, from one operator to another, he calmly explained to me all the pros and cons and was support even when I already completely refused his help and tuned in to another operator. Even then, he very tactfully warned about possible pitfalls and continued to be an assistant. As a result, I took his advice and did not regret it. Hi Medical is very sympathetic to customers, helps with everything, tries to reduce customer costs, where possible. Organizes as quickly as possible consultations and time-examination. Special thanks to Victoria, who spins like a squirrel in a wheel to keep everything in order, always in touch and will not rest until the matter is brought to an end. My treatment is not yet complete, but I'm glad that I got into such a nice team, which brightens up, as much as possible, a person's life one-to-one with his illness. Thank you and for a healthy sense of humor, it also helps to overcome illness!))) And, still. Ivan was in touch with me throughout his stay in Israel. He was convinced that I flew, I was met and I was engaged. He made sure that I get everything that was promised. And after my return home, too, remains in touch, helping in my next steps. Thanks for the help!

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The patient was treated of fibrosis of the liver

I am very pleased with the organization of the survey in the Ikhilov Suraski Clinic: very attentive coordinators, both in the clinic and at the stage of the organization of the trip! Admired by the professionalism of the professors Shibolet and Krasnoshtein! Special thanks to coordinators Svetlana Kalinichenko, Vite, Anastasia, Anna, Fedor!

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The patient was treated of epilepsy

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Alfried Krupp Krankenhaus
Germany, Essen
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Republic of Korea, Incheon
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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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The patient was treated of lung cancer

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Apollo Hospital Indraprastha
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The Apollo is the first hospital in India where DBS was provided. The Department of the Neurosurgery is one of the most experienced in the country. Neurosurgeries have been performed here since 1960.

After a complete examination, doctors decide whether a patient requires the DBS operation....

Kristina
Jan 17, 2017

Good afternoon, Ivan! Positive memories are, of course, cool. But the question was, was the treatment effective?...

Mangaleswaran Balamurugan
Mangaleswaran Balamurugan

Neurosurgeon

Experience : 19 years
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The patient was treated in this clinic

Good afternoon, Ivan! Positive memories are, of course, cool. But the question was, was the treatment effective?

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The patient was treated in this clinic

All very much. Doctors and medical staff are very nice and attentive. And a special thanks to Kristina Zadorozhnaya for her help and support. Always very quickly solved all the questions. Very attentive, polite, sympathetic.

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Medical Park Hospitals Group
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Medical Park is the largest group of hospitals in Turkey. Compliance of their medical services is confirmed by Joint Commission International. Medical Park Hospitals are ranked first in the number of organ transplants and provide high success rates in bone marrow transplantation. Oncological units use...

Marina Sergeevna
Ukraine
Jun 17, 2018

We were diagnosed in Medical Park. We paid attention to the high level of medicine in Turkey and modern equipment, which is important for the correct diagnosis. The diagnosis was made in Kiev. The fri...

Serdar Baki Albayrak
Serdar Baki Albayrak

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The patient was treated of epileptic encephalopathy

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The patient was treated in this clinic

We were diagnosed in Medical Park. We paid attention to the high level of medicine in Turkey and modern equipment, which is important for the correct diagnosis. The diagnosis was made in Kiev. The friendly attitude of the medical staff of the clinic, the round-the-clock support and assistance of Bookimed coordinator Lisa Dudnik, the support of the coordinators of the clinic made our stay at the clinic comfortable. The attending physician Veysel Kydyr helps us in correction of treatment and after returning home. Many thanks to Bookimed for the work done. The trip gave a positive result. We have a wish - clinic to make translations of medical documentation in a shorter period, and our medicine to rise to such a level that our loved ones receive medical care at the proper level in their country.

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The patient was treated of endocrinology examination

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The patient was treated of lymphoma

As medical services and equipment of the clinic 'Medical Park' is at a fairly high level in the world. Coordinator Alyona Dybenko-at the height

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The patient was treated of parkinson"s disease

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Asklepios Hospital Barmbek
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The patient was treated of autoimmune thyroiditis

Thank you very much Ekaterina Bonko for help in choosing a clinic, reception organization and efficiency! Special thanks to coordinator Lydia, who was always in touch and helped deal with everything on arrival. We went with my mother to see a neurologist, prof. Urbanu in the clinic Asklepios, as well as a rheumatologist in a private consultation. In general, we were satisfied with everything.

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The patient was treated in this clinic

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The patient was treated of sjogren's syndrome

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The patient was treated of sjogren's syndrome

We wanted to say a big thank you to coordinator Catherine for help in choosing a clinic, organizing receptions and your efficiency! Mom and I were very pleased with the trip. I'm sure you did a lot of work for this organization)

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The patient underwent check-up

I was with my parents at the Asclepios clinic. I was satisfied with the quality of medical care. Thanks Bookimed for helping with the organization of the trip.

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HELIOS Berlin Buch Hospital
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The patient was treated of anorexia

Marina Zaiarna was very helpfull to find the right treatment. Thank you very much

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The patient was treated of paraganglioma

Good afternoon to all patients who will read my review. We passed in the clinic treatment with radioactive iodine MBIG-131. Everything was organized according to the dates and very quickly. Excellent and caring interpreters accompany you throughout the treatment. Doctors are very responsive, and are also fully responsible for their patient. As for the price policy, it can be brewed and does not correspond to the original amount, which will provide accounting accounting. But in any case, this treatment is available and if compared with other countries, the price is much lower. I wish everyone success and good health !!

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The patient was treated of retinopathy of prematurity

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The patient was treated in this clinic

We were very pleased with the treatment in Germany. It's a shame that high-quality medical services have to go abroad, because in Volgograd we were not able to provide the necessary assistance. We were met at the airport, and immediately settled. The hospital is very clean, the doctors smile, all polite. By the way, they are very grateful to the translator, she worked with us very much. Once again to all the organizers of the bookimed many thanks, we are all very pleased. All of you health!

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The patient was treated of prostate cancer

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Severance Hospital
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The patient underwent check-up

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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

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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 treated 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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Bumrungrad International Hospital
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The patient was treated of lung cancer

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The patient was treated of breast cancer

I am very satisfied with the quality of medicine and service. I was very lucky with my doctor. There is an interpreter, Larissa, very good

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The patient was treated in this clinic

Many thanks! Quickly and promptly made an appointment, everything went very well)) Polite and pleasant staff)

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The patient was treated in this clinic

I express my gratitude to Ekaterina, the coordinating physician, for quick help in making an appointment! Everything went quickly, conveniently and without problems.

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Anadolu Medical Center
Turkey, Istanbul
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Anadolu Medical Center is a combination of Turkish affordability and geographical proximity with US quality of treatment due to affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine. This Clinic specializes in oncology treatment and bone marrow transplants using the most innovative equipment: DaVinci, CyberKnife,...

Nodari
Georgia
Sep 25, 2018

I would like to thank the Turkish clinic ANADOL and all the staff for such a warm and professional reception, and I thank Bookimed, who were at the highest level of us. translators for vasitelam sastr...

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Yaşar Kütükçü

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The patient was treated of thyrotoxicosis

I would like to thank the Turkish clinic ANADOL and all the staff for such a warm and professional reception, and I thank Bookimed, who were at the highest level of us. translators for vasitelam sastrudnikov gastinys Nodari iz tbilisi

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The patient was treated of dermatitis

Tranquility, professionalism, high standards, arrival and departure to a high level.

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The patient was treated of endometriosis

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The patient was treated of diabetes type 2

All liked it. There are not enough translators and therefore girls translators are always under stress. Well, they are great. Doctors, coordinators and equipment liked everything. Minus that the clinic is far from the city and transfer from the clinic only once.

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The patient was treated of neuroblastoma

Good clinic. Going from the Asian side of Istanbul 40 minutes. There are 2 transfers available. The Russian translator who accompanies everywhere is fixed. The staff is friendly, competent. The clinic has a currency exchange at a good rate.

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Assuta Medical Center
Israel, Tel Aviv
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The patient was treated of sarcoma

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The patient underwent laboratory diagnostics

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The patient was treated of brain cyst

The collaboration with dr. Eugene Nazarenko was spot on. He was very professional, reassuring, patient, and very well advising us and he had replied very quick so we could arrange a life changing operation for father in less than 2 weeks. My father has been treated already and he is on his way back home with his life saved, and he states that he received the best care ever. Amazing experience. Thank you Eugene !

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The patient was treated of lung cancer

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The patient was treated of herniated disk

I am very grateful to all the staff and doctors who worked quickly and helped me. A huge thank you to Catherine, for your professionalism.

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Kolan Hospital Group
Turkey, Istanbul
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The patient was treated of parkinson"s disease

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The patient was treated of gout

Good afternoon! We liked the clinic Kolan, except that the conclusion and examinations of doctors with translation into Russian were promised to us by Olya, but she did not send anything, several times she was called, she said that she would recover, and already 2 months had passed.

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The patient was treated of lymphoma

Good evening! Work coordinator at altitude! Everything is prompt and qualified! Service and medicine in the clinic at a good level, prices for PET-CT are the most affordable in Turkey. The only significant drawback: the problem with the translators + the clinic does not make the description in Russian, and in fact is positioned as an international one.

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The patient was treated in this clinic

I am not satisfied at all of Kolan Hospital. I have been doing some tests with Dr Coskun which promised me to have a follow-up appointement the following day and she cancelled on me. I am working abroad and I never received the results of the 2 tests I did in the hospital!!! Don't go to Kolan Hospital if you live outside Turkey, because they just ignore all messages and calls when you are out of Turkey. It is a pure robery, because tests without results are useless...

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Samsung Medical Center
Republic of Korea, Seoul
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The patient was treated of thoracic aortic aneurysm

October 5, 2011 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

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 underwent check-up

I want to express my gratitude to the coordinating doctor, Catherine, for organizing the trip to the Samsung clinic in Seoul. The whole process of my stay in Korea was organized in the best way: a transfer, an interpreter at the clinic, a schedule of visits to doctors .... The chosen version of the clinic was satisfied! Modern equipment and magnificent doctors! I wish health and prosperity Bukimed!

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The patient was treated of acne

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The patient was treated of coxarthrosis

I express my sincere gratitude to Katerina Bonko for her high professionalism and kindness in organizing counseling and treatment abroad. All services were provided on time, each stage of work was thought out, several times stipulated, I received instructions that it was easy and simple to follow in a country with a foreign language. In time, I was met by a translator, Elena Kim, a high professional in her field, led to a doctor, who confirmed the diagnosis of Moscow professors. I would like to receive advice from the doctor regarding alternative methods of treatment, but the verdict is unequivocal, the need for surgery, which is offered by Moscow doctors. Once again, I thank Dr. Catherine Bonko for the assistance rendered to me, and I wish her every success in this field.

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Soon Chun Hyang University Hospital
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The patient was treated of pancreatitis

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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 chronic glomerulonephritis

Professor Dr. Murat Tunzer is a professional in his field. Not in a hurry, spent a detailed inspection. A good psychologist, can calm down. It will be possible to judge how correct treatment was prescribed in a few months. Separately, I would like to mention Dr. Ferdavs Akhmedov, who acted as not only a translator, but also a full-fledged consulting doctor, also helped orient in the city with some other issues not related to medicine. The test results were prepared very quickly, while the technical equipment allows for a wide range of tests. The coordinator from the site, Svetlana, helped a lot by providing extended answers to all questions, did not impose expensive clinics or unnecessary procedures, always quickly answers questions and takes initiative in the process of contacts with clinics. Due to the fact that the clinic prevents the transfer from the airport to the clinic, from the clinic to the hotel and from the hotel to the airport, looking for a hotel close to the clinic is not so critical. We were not warned that the road from Sabiha Gokcen Airport is in the process of being renovated and the detour will take more than an hour. Plus, the driver did not know Russian and English. It made him worry first, until he called the English-speaking doctor. This is the only negative.

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The patient was treated of vaccination

We were satisfied with the bookimed service and the clinic in Vienna, which we were selected. In Vienna, everything was as comfortable as possible. We were met by a driver at the airport and taken to the hotel. In the morning was taken to the clinic. I liked everything - the coordinator, the doctor and the translator. Already recommend to our friends.

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The patient was treated of epilepsy

We were satisfied with the clinic and the consultation with the doctor. Thank.

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The patient was treated of neuroblastoma

Good clinic. Going from the Asian side of Istanbul 40 minutes. There are 2 transfers available. The Russian translator who accompanies everywhere is fixed. The staff is friendly, competent. The clinic has a currency exchange at a good rate.

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The patient was treated of diabetes type 2

All liked it. There are not enough translators and therefore girls translators are always under stress. Well, they are great. Doctors, coordinators and equipment liked everything. Minus that the clinic is far from the city and transfer from the clinic only once.

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