Located between Europe and Asia, Turkey is a country with gorgeous beaches, historical monuments, and a flourishing medical tourism industry. Turkey receives over a million international visitors undergoing treatments ranging from cosmetic surgery to specialized medical care.
International medical tourists are coming from Russia, Ukraine, Albania, England, Netherlands, Romania, Bosnia, and Bulgaria and nearby countries.
Medical Tourism in Turkey has some of the world’s most cost-effective and dependable clinical practices. With top-notch hospitals and experienced healthcare professionals, Turkey is set to become a premier hub for Middle Eastern, Central Asia, Latin American, North African, and Balkans seeking medical services, such as hair implants and rhinoplasty abroad.
The capital city of Turkey is Ankara, while Istanbul is the largest city. The Turkish people are from diverse backgrounds and dominantly practice the Sunni Islam faith.
Affordable Healthcare in Turkey
According to Clinic International, Turkey is the sixth most popular destination, with over 700,000 medical visitors yearly. Thousands of medical travelers have come from the United States, the Middle East, France, and other European countries. Affordable healthcare is possible due to lower labor and operational costs. This is the main appeal of this medical tourism destination. For example, cosmetic procedures may cost up to $15,000 in the United States, whereas those can cost up to $5,000 in Turkey.
Common Medical Tourism Procedures in Turkey
- Hair Transplants
- Dental Work
- Bariatric Surgery
- Cancer Treatment
- IVF Treatment
Costs of Medical Procedures in Turkey
Turkey’s Medical Tourism is involved mostly with plastic surgery, hair transplants, dental, and bariatric surgery. Weight loss surgery is also performed, but the cost of procedures like gastric sleeve or RNY bypass are more expensive than places in Mexico. On average, bariatric surgery ranges from $5,000 to $12,000 in Turkey, whereas in Mexico, it ranges from $4395 to $7000.
Safety Standards and Technology
“We rebuilt most of the existing hospitals in our country and built 1,282 hospitals in total.”-Recep Tayyip Erdogan (President)