Istanbul takes the culture of the Romans, Byzantines, and Ottomans and melds it with the modern world like no other place on the planet. It really is where east meets west both in terms of geography and culture. Istanbul takes you back in time to the Ottoman and Byzantine eras with incredible historical structures like the Hagia Sofia, Topkapı Palace, stunning water-front mansions along the shores of the Bosporus and the neighborhoods around the Golden Horn. Galata, Beyoğlu, Üsküdar, and Kadıköy are just a few of the city's most vibrant districts, offering visitors thre entertainment, history, and flavors that make Istanbul the unique jewel it is.
The World recognizes Istanbul as a new healthcare partner and a rising medical tourism center. Geographically being located in the middle of Middle East, Europe, Africa and the Balkans with the addition of well-trained and successful doctors and healthcare personnel, ease of transport, visa-free travel agreement with 62 countries and high standards in healthcare technology emerges Istanbul as the healthcare tourism capital that also acts as a bridge and connects Europe and Asia.
Istanbul proves to be a high quality and luxury option for medical tourism with its medical resources and capabilities, five star hotels and history. Any guest arriving in Istanbul will have their needs met by well-trained personnel and agencies until they depart the country. The qualify of healthcare in Turkey is also approved by international authorities such as Joint Comission International (JCI), Joint Comission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAOH) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Since 2012, with 37 accredited hospitals, Turkey is World 2nd in healthcare. 22 out of these 37 accredited hospitals are located in Istanbul.
As of today, organ transplantation, oncologic treatment, brain surgery, cardiac surgery and cardiac interventions, orthopedic surgeries, plastic and aesthetic surgery, infertility treatment as well as eye and dental treatments are the main attraction for guests seeking medical services