TUREY’S 2023 EXPECTED MEDICAL TOURISM: $ 20 BILLION

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TURKEY’S EXPECTED HEALTH TOURISM FIGURE: $ 20 BILLION

Turkey Medicals, “In 2018 around 420,000 foreigner patients arrived to Turkey bringing revenue of $ 1.5 billion USD, this figure in 2019 increased to 550,000 patients with $ 2 billion USD revenue. Last year 1 million 700 thousand foreign patients came to Turkey where health tourism revenue exceeded $ 12 billion USD. In 2023 Turkey medical tourism sector predicts that this figure will reach $ 20 billion, as Turkey is also an advantageous country compared to its competitors in terms of price in health tourism.”
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Although Turkey has been performing an increasing performance in the export of industrial products every year, ‘Turk doctors’ has started to come to the fore as the most important export product in the world.

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MOST EXPENSIVE TOURIST

According to statistics, foreign tourists coming to Turkey for health tourism leave a high income. A tourist who comes to Turkey to travel spends $ 1,100, while the income left by those who prefer our country for health tourism only for treatment is 10 thousand dollars. Moreover, there are no hotels, travel or personal purchases in this figure. When these items are added, the average spend per person in health tourism can reach 20 thousand dollars.

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CHEAP HEALTH AND HOTEL COSTS FROM EUROPE

According to Turkey Medicals, The sector, Turkey’s prominence in health tourism 4-hour flight distance to about 1 billion people and 57 countries to address, Turkish Airlines to reach many points in the world, qualified human resources in physician staff, medical equipment of hospitals, up to 60% of affordable price advantage compared to Europe is effective, he emphasizes that these advantages should be brought to the fore with promotion.

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IF THE PROMOTION IS MADE, WE WILL PASS THE CLASSIC TOURISM

Turkey Medicals member JCI Antalya hospital Physical and Rehabilitation Dr. said that health tourism could generate $ 30 billion in revenue per year, who stated that the world’s most advanced technologies are in Turkish hospitals, said: “It takes weeks to be examined in the west, and treatment fees are also very high. USA’s not the case. So foreign patients who hear us come running,” was said. Turkish health tourism needs to be introduced, “We can get more revenue because the Turkish Ministry of Health has managed that quality health tourism is established,” he said.

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IT WILL BRING PATIENTS FROM THE EU

Turkey Medicals, which conducts research to bring foreign patients from abroad said that they have made a large-scale organization to bring foreign patients from EU countries, who said that the demand for Turkey is much higher than what is known, noted that in order for higher potential to become reality, regulations on bureaucracy and advertising must continue.

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IT HAS GAINED THE REPUTATION OF TURKISH DOCTORS

Turkey Medicals said that the Turkish doctor has an important reputation in the world and that patients from all over the world come to Turkey, “The state should distribute patients coming to Turkey according to merit. It is essential that under the stair’s beauty salons are checked,” was said.

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CHEAPER TREATMENT THAN IN YOUR OWN COUNTRY

Turkey Medicals member Chief doctor says 70 percent of patients are currently foreigners, who said that patients come from Gulf countries in particular, added that “We do 60 percent cheaper health tourism in Antalya and Istanbul top cities in the fastest way, and safe.

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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.

Awards:

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.

Certificates:

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 .

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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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