American Hospital Istanbul
About the hospital
American Hospital Istanbul is one of Turkey's leading and most well-equipped hospitals. The American Medical Centre was founded in 1920 by US Navy Admiral L. Bristol as the first non-profit private clinic in Turkey and has had a long and respected history ever since.
The hospital combines knowledge and experience of over 100 years with the latest technology to provide quality medical services in all medical and surgical disciplines with 241 beds, 41 intensive care beds and 12 operating rooms. In addition to 15,000 inpatients annually, the medical team treats more than 130,000 outpatients annually, a fifth of which are international patients worldwide. More than 9,000 surgical operations are performed annually in the hospital.
American Hospital is the first hospital among all public and private hospitals in Turkey to have both Joint Commission International and multiple ISO certifications. In July 2018, the Joint Commission International re-accredited the American Hospital for the sixth time. The hospital uses advanced technologies such as precise diagnostic procedures and minimally invasive and laparoscopic techniques, following American treatment protocols. Magnetic resonance imaging and neuro-angiography are the latest radiographic technologies used in hospitals. Postoperative care meets American standards. It was here that the first medical school in Turkey was opened at the clinic.
The specialized departments of the American Hospital in Istanbul include cardiology, oncology, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, haematology, plastic surgery, dermatology, urology, gynaecology, otolaryngology, and general and visceral surgery. The medical centre is one of the few in the world where laser vision treatment is performed for patients over 40. The Medical Center provides exceptional personalized medical care that takes into account the value system of each patient and family.
Can I get laser eye treatment at American Hospital Istanbul?
The clinic is one of the few world centres that provide laser treatment for vision loss in people aged 40+. Operations are performed with an "excimer" laser, which has carried out over 6 million successful procedures worldwide (the latest generation of laser S4 IR from the American company VІSX).
Does American Hospital Istanbul offer cancer treatment?
Individual treatment programs for each patient allow for achieving high results. Doctors work with the most modern diagnostic methods, allowing correct diagnosis and quickly starting treatment on time. The hospital uses the latest technologies, interventional radiology and robotic surgery.
What surgical techniques does the clinic offer?
The medical centre provides services of highly qualified specialists in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. The availability of appropriate equipment for microsurgery provides competent resuscitation support. Surgeons use ultrasonic liposuction, plasma lift technology and piezo rhinoplastic.
About the city
Istanbul is the largest city in the country, as well as a leading economic and cultural centre. The city lies on both sides of the Bosphorus, geographically dividing it into Europe and Asia. In its long history, Istanbul was the capital of the greatest empires in the world - Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman- and was also the religious centre of Christianity and Islam. Therefore, it is not surprising that the city has many monuments of cultural and architectural heritage, demonstrating the glorious past of the contemporary metropolis.
The Sultan Ahmed Mosque, also known as the Blue Mosque, is rightfully considered a city symbol and one of its main attractions. The peculiarity of the mosque is the presence of six minarets - there are no more mosques in Istanbul with so many minarets. Directly opposite the legendary mosque is another important historical monument - Hagia Sophia. In 1985, the cathedral was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List along with other monuments of the historical centre of Istanbul.
Istanbul is the scientific centre of Turkey. The city is home to several public universities, such as Istanbul University, Marmara University, Bosphorus University, and several private universities. Several scientific communities operate in the city, including the Turkish Medical Society. Istanbul is home to the leading centre Şisli Memorial Hospital, which is popular in the international medical arena.
Istanbul is a multimillion metropolis with a rich history and oriental flavour. Istanbul is an ideal option for a weekend trip: visitors can come here for a romantic weekend with their loved ones, fly in to unwind for a couple of days, drink delicious Turkish coffee and enjoy walking around this beautiful city. The city offers its guests excellent shopping opportunities. Istanbul has a vast number of boutiques and colourful bazaars, where they provide significant discounts. Istanbul is also a paradise for gourmets. Here you can taste delicious national Turkish cuisine and famous oriental sweets.