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Foreign journalists who came to Turkey with the organization of Turkey Medicals and Global connection carried the potential of Turkey in health tourism added to their pages.

The contraction in Turkish tourism sector along with the recent international developments has brought the introduction of new areas to the agenda. Publications prepared by Turkey Medicals, which aim to promote Turkey’s high potential in the field of health tourism and contribute to increasing tourism revenues, have started to meet readers abroad.

Turkey Medicals connection’s first publication this year to attract attention to health tourism in Turkey, along with Gulf News, appeared in Gulf Arab countries. Turkey Medicals second publication will reach German readers, along with Die Welt and Welt Kompakt newspapers in Germany.

In Turkey health news, and comments in Gulf News, the most influential newspaper in the Arab world; hot springs, Turkey hair transplant hospital practice, stem cell technology, Turkey dentist treatments, especially Turkey’s potential in health tourism was mentioned.


In the articles in Gulf News, Turkey’s high potential in the field of health was praised and in summary the following information was given:

“In Turkish health tourism, teeth, eyes, aesthetics, cardiovascular, joint prostheses, infertility treatment, in vitro fertilization, surgical interventions come to fore. In many Turkish private hospitals in Turkey, oncological treatments, cardiovascular surgery, orthopedics, neurosurgery, Pediatric Surgery, Turkish hosiptals IVF applications, eye and Turkish dental implant Turkey advanced technology services are possible. In addition, cyber knife, robotic surgery, MRI services, bone marrow transplantation and organ transplantation can also be performed in these hospitals.

In recent years, the most health tourists came to Turkey from Germany. In addition, patients from European countries such as the Netherlands, England, France, Belgium, Middle East countries and other countries also benefited from cheaper health service prices in Turkey.

The most popular Turkey hospital branches were eye, dental, Orthopedics, Turkish cardiology, oncology, plastic surgery and neurosurgery. 80 percent of incoming health tourists received services in these branches. In 2015, the number of patients arriving was about 500 thousand.

In 2021 – 2022 a total of 2 million foreign medical patients are expected to arrive in Turkey.” was said.


Gulf News also gave a special place to the Turkish Hot Springs where Arab tourists showed interest. Turkey’s thermal waters, flow rate, temperature, physical and chemical properties are superior to the thermal waters in Europe said in the articles:

“Turkey is also among the top seven in the world in terms of potential. There are thermal sources whose numbers exceed a thousand and their temperature is between 20-110 degrees. The number of people who go to Hot Springs and Wellness in Turkey every year exceeds 5 million. About 600 thousand foreign guests also benefit from the healing waters of Turkish Hot Springs.” in Anatolian.


Turkey Medicals and General Coordinator of the international media organization, reported that after the Gulf News broadcast, the newspapers Die Welt and Welt Kompakt will publish Turkey, which deals with the issue of private health.

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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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