Turkey, which ranks first in the health preferences of foreign patients, has an important position in Turkish health tourism. When we say health tourism, we are actually talking about three main points of service. These are;

  • Turkish medical tourism,
  • Turkish thermal hotel tourism,
  • Turkey elderly and disabled tourism.

In the field of International medical tourism, Turkey has been among the most preferred countries for the last 10 years in top Health Tourism destinations worldwide.

According to the data of the Turkey Ministry of Health, the number of applicants for treatment in public and private hospitals from abroad was about 74 thousand people in 2008. In the intervening 10 years, this figure has grown rapidly. According to 2018 data, this number of patients, which exceeded 300 thousand in 2013, is about 750 thousand, and Turkey hosted 1.7 million medical visa visitors to Turkey last year in 2020.


One of the main reasons for this rapid increase is that many hospitals offer quality services and have world-class medical and technological equipment. In addition, of course, there is a cost advantage, and thanks to experienced health professionals, Turkey is the country with potential in terms of Turkish health tourism. This geographical structure adds seasonal features, richness and cultural history, making it the first choice of patients from many countries such as the Balkans, Central Asia, Europe and the Middle East, as well as Turkey, China and America.

Hair transplantation in the Middle East is mostly known to medical tourists, the Balkans, Central Asia and European countries to come to a topic related to the subject of organ transplantation, Oncology and surgery work, bone marrow transplantation, applications in the field of treatment, plastic and plastic face surgery in Turkey Antalya, oncology and cardiology Turkey Antalya.

International Health Tourism Specialist Turkey Medicals states about, Turkish medical news.

Working in the field of health tourism in Turkey and Istanbul who served as the director of international services at a private hospital in the rare Lives and achieve 2023 targets of Turkey’s potential for optimal use, tourists, and government a major task of the health sector, he said.


“Strengthening health tourism in Turkey is directly proportional to improving the quality of services and increasing the awareness of our country about health tourism. This can be achieved by increasing advertising investments and government incentives, as well as having quality and quantitative health institutions and staff with certain standards that will both increase competitiveness and ensure Turkey’s branding in this regard.” Turkey Medicals said.

Turkey Medicals, who stated that his priorities are always the patients in private health care facility, stressed that the key point here is for patients to come from their own countries to hospitals in Turkey in a comfortable and peaceful manner and to return to their countries satisfied and healthy.

International Health Tourism Specialist Turkey Medicals said:

“The fact that our patients have a smooth journey means that they start their treatment so positively. But, of course, our mission does not end once we return to their country. Our patient coordination authorities, who accompany our patients, continue to support each patient with their health status by following the control dates. I believe that providing a combination of medical and technological success, as well as a spirit of special attention and sensitivity to our patients from around the world, will provide our patients and their friends with the highest level of treatment and care during their stay in Turkey.” was said.

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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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