Dr. HE Obesity Clinic Istanbul
About the hospital
Dr. HE Obesity Clinic Istanbul is a highly specialized clinic in Turkey that provides medical services to overweight patients. The clinic was founded in 2016 to provide world-class treatment for obese patients. The clinic's founder is Dr. Hassan Erdum, a well-known specialist in general surgery. The hospital treats local and international patients and has dedicated staff to care for the needs of international patients.
The medical team has more than 20 years of experience, and the surgeons have already performed over 5,000 bariatric surgeries in their entire practice. The clinic rooms are equipped with everything necessary for a comfortable stay, including specialized beds, a bathroom, a TV and Wi-Fi. For foreign patients, the clinic offers translation and coordinator services.
Dr. HE Obesity Clinic is accredited by JCL and the Turkish Ministry of Health, which confirms the high professionalism of surgeons. The clinic cooperates with the Association for Obesity and Metabolic Conditions, so patients can be sure that medical services are provided according to the latest recommendations. The medical team specializes in gastric balloon surgery, gastric bypass, and gastric tube surgery. The hospital has modern diagnostic and treatment equipment and a hospitable and friendly environment. The clinic's primary goal is to get rid of the patient's excess weight, improve the appearance and reduce the risk of potential weight-related diseases.
The clinic offers patients with obesity not only surgical treatment but also non-surgical, conservative methods. In the first stages, nutritionists, psychologists and physiologists select an individual diet and a set of physical exercises for the patient. Also, non-surgical weight loss includes the application of Botox to the fundus of the stomach through an endoscopic needle. The procedure is performed under light anaesthesia, and the patient does not feel pain. Caring medical staff accompanies the patient at all stages of treatment and creates a friendly environment to avoid stress.
What non-surgical treatments can Dr. HE Obesity Clinic offer?
Gastric Botox is a popular non-surgical weight loss surgery because it is a good option for people afraid of anaesthesia. It is used for patients who have excess fat but no obesity. Gastric botulinum toxin has been widely used in recent years, injected into the fundus of the stomach using an endoscopic needle.
Can I undergo a sleeve gastrectomy at the clinic?
Sleeve gastrectomy in Turkey is safe and one of the most popular bariatric surgeries as it reduces the risk of health problems associated with obesity. The requirement for this surgery is to have a body mass index of 35 or more. This operation is also known as a vertical sleeve gastrectomy.
Does the clinic provide surgical treatment for type 2 diabetes?
Metabolic surgery, also known as diabetes surgery, includes surgeries that control both diabetes and obesity at the same time. All metabolic operations in Dr. HE Obesity Clinic Istanbul are performed by laparoscopic method. The duration of the operation varies from 1 to 3 hours, depending on the method used.
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.