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Our country, which has been home to many civilizations for thousands of years, has a separate history in every corner. The Ministry of culture and tourism, according to data shared by the end of immovable cultural assets in Turkey with full 800 thousand archaeological excavations and ancient cities with a worldwide reputation carries quite important in the context of tourist activities.

Turkey Medicals, “After a medical treatment or surgery in Turkey, we reccomend our patients to visit these Ancient cities, which promise their visitors a separate beauty every season, reveal indelible traces of the depths of history,” was said.


The history of Ephesus, which is perhaps one of the most important ancient cities of our country, dates back to the 6000s. The ancient City of Ephesus, one of the cultural and scientific centers of its era, attracts attention with its unique structures, each of which is its own. Ephesus, which welcomes 10 thousands of tourists every year with its ancient roads, theater, hillside houses and many other archaeological finds, as well as the Celsus Library, is at the top of our list.

The ancient city of Ephesus is located in the Selcuk district of Izmir. A minibus, train or Izban can be used to get to the ancient city, which is located about 80 km from the center of Izmir. For those who want to see the masterpieces of the Ancient City of Ephesus, which promises quite easy transportation, regular flights are also organized from the city center.


The ancient city of Myra, which dates back to the XVIII century, is located in the Demre district of Antalya. Myra, the most important commercial and port city of its period, is also considered the center of sea transportation. The ancient city, which is also home to the ancient theater and the Church of St. Nicholas, also known as Santa Claus, especially the rock tombs belonging to the Lycian Civilization, is very important in every period from the Lycian Civilization to Rome and Byzantium.

Transportation to the Ancient City of Myra can be provided from the city center of Antalya, as well as from the district centers of Kemer and Demre. Especially during the tourist season, regular flights are organized from these centers to the ancient city. Those who have a personal car can also easily get to Myra, which is about a 2-hour drive away.


The Neolithic City of Çatalhöyük, located within the borders of the Çumra district of Konya, is one of the centers that shed light on the history of humanity. The history of Çatalhöyük, which testifies to such stages as the beginning of social life, the transition to agricultural society, it dates back to the 7400s. The houses and streets adjacent to each other in the ancient city attract attention as the most important difference that distinguishes Çatalhöyük from its counterparts.

There is no direct access to Çatalhöyük by public transport. In order to reach the ancient city, it is necessary to reach Çumra from old garage in Konya city center first. It is only possible to go by personal car or taxi along the approximately 11 km road that runs from the district center of Çumra to Çatalhöyük.


Hattushaş, which was the capital of the Hittites and was thus considered the first capital of Anatolia, is also known as Hattusha or Boğazköy. the ancient city, which was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1986, is considered the capital and center of geography, where it has been located for centuries. The reputation of the ancient city within the Corum provincial border also exceeds the borders of the country, thousands of people from all over the world come to Corum to breathe this magnificent atmosphere.

A personal car is required to see the ancient City of Hattushash. In order to get to Hattushash, where there are no public transport services directly, it is necessary to get to Sungurlu from the city center of Corum, and then get to the center of the Boğazkale district. Hattusaş, the capital of Anatolia, can be reached within a 15-minute walk from the central point of Boğazkale.


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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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