Medicana Camlica Hospital Istanbul
About the hospital
Medicana Camlica Hospital Istanbul is one of Turkey's recognized and world-famous hospitals, operating since 1999. The clinic provides complex diagnostic and therapeutic services and has a professional medical team and excellent technical equipment. It is suitable for a whole range of treatments from regular check-ups up to complex cancer treatment and transplantology.
Medicana Camlica Hospital provides services on a covered area of 9,300 square meters with 113 beds, seven operating theatres, and 35 intensive care beds. The hospital accepts outpatients and inpatients every day without a day off. The clinic's infrastructure allows to carry out more than 1,500 procedures in the heart catheterization laboratory and more than 400 shunting operations per hour.
Supporting organ donation and transplantation and taking innovative steps in this area, the Medicana Camlica is one of the four transplant centres of the Medicana Health Group. The medical centre is especially proud of its successes in corneal transplantation after scarring, swelling or damage. Doctors accept patients from Turkey and Europe to perform this procedure following international standards. The clinic also has a certified aviation medical centre with a committee of aviation forensic experts who conduct a full range of examinations for aviators and flight personnel. The departments of cardiology and cardiovascular surgery of the Medicana Camlica Hospital are distinguished by their qualified personnel who have achieved success at the level of world standards. In addition to specialized departments, the medical centre also has diagnostic departments and clinical laboratories.
The Medicana Camlica clinic has numerous specialized units equipped with the best medical technologies and experienced medical staff. The hospital has come to the fore with services provided in speciality areas, including cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, gastroenterology, hemodialysis, nephrology, organ transplantation, in vitro fertilization (IVF) and reproductive health, orthopaedics and trauma, cyst surgery and microsurgery. Medical staff work hand in hand to provide patients with the utmost care and quick results.
What is the primary specialization of Medicana Camlica Hospital Istanbul?
The main specialization of the clinic is organ transplantation and cardiosurgical diseases. Thanks to the high-tech equipment of the hospital diagnosis and treatment are performed quickly and at the highest level, contributing to the conquest among residents and foreigners.
Is the hospital leading in organ transplantation in Turkey?
The clinic is an advanced leader in transplantation thanks to the powerful laboratory for selecting patients according to the HLA system, current MIS operations with minimal preparation for intervention, and less blood loss, which is an essential component of successful transplantation.
Can I have a corneal transplant at the hospital?
Corneal transplantation is available at the medical centre and is performed with various techniques. For example, through endothelial and anterior lamellar keratoplasty, doctors can treat various corneal conditions. e.g. keratoconus. The professionalism ensures a low number of complications.
Are microsurgical operations available at the clinic?
Thanks to the surgical microscope and doctors' skills, microsurgery is affordable and an option for treatment. Furthermore, thanks to the thin suture material and low invasiveness of the procedure, the technique permits high-quality surgical interventions on organs and blood vessels.
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.