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American Hospital in Turkey

American Hospital in Turkey

The Journey to Excel

  • The American Hospital was founded in 1920 as Turkey's first non-profit private hospital.
  • The hospital's first nursing school, which opened at the same time, became an integral element of the hospital.
  • On August 20, 1920, the American Hospital opened its doors to patients in a triplex timber home on Ar?kap Avenue in ancient Istanbul, with 45 beds and three operating rooms.
  • It afterwards relocated to its current, larger home in Ni?anta?.
  • Presently American Hospital has taken the position to be the administrator of a hospital with 278 patient rooms, 58 intensive care rooms, 62 intensive care beds, and 12 operating rooms. 
  • Every year, we serve over 220,000 patients and perform over 10,000 surgeries.
  • With its prosperous history and excellent patient care, the American Hospital is a leader in the Turkish health sector.
  • The MedAmerican Ambulatory Care Center, the Koç University Hospital, the Bodrum American Hospital, and the American Hospital, as well as the connected Vehbi Koç Foundation Healthcare Institutions, are a center of excellence, expertise, and innovation.
  • After a century, American Hospital affiliated with the Vehbi Koç Foundation continues to meet the premier potential in the field of healthcare by combining progressive technology assets and innovations with the combined knowledge and proficiency gleaned from a century of prosperous history to deliver quality-oriented services.
  • With its cardiology certification from the "European Association of Echocardiography" and medical pathways and algorithms that satisfy the requirements of North American medicine, the hospital continues to meet all of the twenty-first century's most ambitious predicted healthcare standards.

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Awards and Accreditation

  • The American Hospital takes first place in the Golden Spider Awards' "Health" category, as selected by the public.
  • The "Public Favorite" in the "Health" category of the Golden Spider Awards, which honors successful web, digital marketing, and mobile technology projects, was American Hospital, which earned the most public votes.
  • The 18th Golden Spider Awards awarded American Hospital first place for its user-friendly and mobile-compatible website. 
  • The JCI Accreditation Certificate, which was awarded in 2002 and is periodically audited at specific intervals in order to have the certificate renewed, keeps the American Hospital's designation of "Accredited Hospital."

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The Reasons for Choosing American Hospital

  • Awarded for health care
  • Best Services and affordable treatment
  • Latest Technology and best Doctors
  • 24*7 Support
  • One-stop solution for all sorts of treatment

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Line of Service

  • The "Service Line" at the American Hospital is a fully realized alternative management model that offers a viable alternative to traditional organizational methods that invariably result in the separation of the patient care process. 
  • Comprehensive Cancer Program
    • The comprehensive cancer programme of the hospital is made up of psycho-oncologists, expert physicians, cancer nurses, and patient care coordinators who collaborate to give the best possible treatment to cancer patients and their families in a supportive atmosphere.
    • From the very early stages of cancer to survivorship, the services are centered on the patient experience.
    • Valid treatment choices are offered to the patient and reviewed in-depth following the Tumor Board meeting.
      • Breast Cancer Board of Tumors
      • Lung Cancer Tumor Board
      • Malignancies of the Gastrointestinal Tract Board of Tumors
      • Malignancies of the Blood Board of Tumors
      • Cancers of the Urology Board of Tumors (Prostate Cancer)
      • Board of Endocrine Tumors (Thyroid Cancer)
      • Neuro-Oncology Board of Tumors (Brain Tumor)
      • Cancers of the gynecological system Board of Tumors
      • Board of Cutaneous Tumors
      • Tumor Board for Sarcomas
    • The Radiation Oncology Intensive Care Unit allows patients to receive the same treatment they would receive at the MD Anderson Center in Houston.
    • The MD Anderson Center uses the same medical technology and quality control parameters as the MD Anderson Center.


  • Women's Health
    • Koç Health Care Institutions' Women's Health Center aspires to provide patients with the best that contemporary medicine has to offer.
    • This involves anything from screening healthy women for future fertility potential, cancer, breast illness, and sexually transmitted infections to advanced gynaecological cancer therapy, complex fertility difficulties, and high-risk pregnancy management.


  • Digestive Health
    • General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Radiology & Interventional Radiology, and Anesthesiology are among the professionals involved in the programme.
    • With a highly trained team, the programme provides a comprehensive range of medical and surgical care: Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract disorders (benign and malignant), GI Tract disorders, Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Disorders of gastrointestinal motility, Cirrhosis and acute and chronic liver disorders.
    • Early detection by screening and surveillance: Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Colonoscopy in the virtual world, Endoscopy of the capsule.

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Treatment Specialties

  • American Hospital's Allergy and Immunology Department:
    • It deals with drug desensitization (measuring the immune system's response and tolerance level to drugs) to diagnose and treat allergy-based diseases of the upper and lower respiratory tracts, as well as dermal and drug allergies for adult patients, making a difference with drug desensitization (measuring the immune system's response and tolerance level to drugs) for allergic and immunologic diseases.


  • Dermatology:
    • Allergies, cancer, cosmetic dermatology, pediatric dermatology, and the treatment of immune system illnesses are among the dermatology services offered.
    • In their dermatologic surgery unit, we treat psoriasis, vitiligo, eczema, skin lymphoma, parapsoriasis, lichen planus, and alopecia areata, as well as nail removal, skin lesion excision, electrocauterization, cryosurgery, plexr, and biopsy procedures.


  • Hematology:
    • This section deals with both benign and malignant blood illnesses, as well as the treatment of numerous blood malignancies.
    • In addition, the section provides precondition therapy for stem cell transplants.


  • Nephrology:
    • Internationally recognised treatment approaches are used in the Nephrology Department to give maximal benefit with minimal side effects.


  • Nutrition and Dietetics:
    • Nutrition and diet counseling, as well as specific menu planning, are available to meet the needs of private institutions and organizations, utilizing the innovative NRS 2002 form published by (ESPEN).


  • Otolaryngology (ENT):
    • The American Hospital's Head & Neck Surgery Department provides the following diagnosis and treatment services: ENT Council meets once a week, Oncology Council of the Hospital, Sleep Council Robotic surgery, Navigation-guided surgery, Sialendoscopy, CO2 Laser, Botox injections for chronic headaches, minimally invasive tumor surgery, Treatment and surgery for congenital ENT illnesses and airway anomalies are some of the treatments available.


  • Radiology:
    • Endovascular therapy of aortic aneurysms, radioembolization for liver cancer, treatment of cerebral aneurysms, and prostatic artery embolization are all successful radiology treatments in the field of Interventional Radiology, as are any and all biopsy and drainage procedures.


  • Vascular Surgery:
    • Patients who require minimally invasive catheter procedures or surgical procedures to treat illnesses of the arteries, veins, and lymphatic system can benefit from vascular surgery. Our highly regarded Vascular Surgery Department can perform any vascular and endovascular operations. 


  • Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery:
    • Patients who require minimally invasive catheter procedures or surgical procedures to treat illnesses of the arteries, veins, and lymphatic system can benefit from vascular surgery.
    • Our highly regarded Vascular Surgery Department can perform any vascular and endovascular operations.


  • Anesthesiology and Reanimation:
    • This department uses the most up-to-date, scientific, and safe anesthetic treatments for all types of surgical procedures.
    • Facts regarding anesthesia are presented in one segment of the hospital's birth education seminars, in which pregnant women are told about techniques of pain control during delivery, as well as the benefits and hazards of Cesarean section anesthesia.


  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology:
    • The facility uses EGD, ERCP EUS, as well as endoscopic submucosal dissection and other therapeutic methods to detect cancer progression.


  • Infectious diseases:
    • Infectious diseases, such as febrile illness, the common cold, acute/chronic Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, influenza, AIDS (HIV), and other viral diseases, opportunistic infections in cancer patients, Lyme disease, typhoid fever, diarrhea, brucellosis, food poisoning, infections of the bone, joints, skin, and soft tissue, and opportunistic infections in cancer patients are all treated.


  • Neurology:
    • This department of American Hospital uses diagnostic EEG, video-EEG monitoring, EMG, SEP, VEP, BAEP, and magnetic stimulation testing.


  • Ophthalmology:
    • The hospital provides treatments for, Glaucoma, Cataract and Intraocular Lens Surgery, Pediatric Eye Health, Retina, Cornea, Strabismus, Ocular Immunology and Uveitis, Contact Lenses and Rehabilitation of the Visually Impaired and Oculoplasty.


  • Pediatric Surgery and Pediatrics:
    • The pediatric urology and pediatric oncology clinics' multidisciplinary approach and strategy, as well as their ability to recognise our kids' individual needs and the availability of all laparoscopic procedures, all contribute to an overall high level of professionalism.
    • They also provide science-based services for disease diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up, as well as preventative medical services for children of all age groups.


  • Psychiatry:
    • Provides high-quality counseling, diagnosis, and treatment for mental and behavioral illnesses that affect people of all ages, including post-traumatic stress disorder, dissociative disorders, psychosomatic ailments, personality disorders, and other complicated issues.


  • Rheumatology:
    • Rheumatoid disorders are a huge set of diseases that are categorized into two forms: inflammatory and non-inflammatory.
    • Both types are treated using modern diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.


  • Cardiology:
    • Working closely with the departments of cardiovascular surgery and congenital heart disease, as well as the coronary care units.
    • With its clinic, interventional laboratory, and non-invasive testing, our Cardiology Department offers a wide range of treatments.


  • Cardiovascular surgery:
    • Academics, cardiologists, radiologists, interventional radiologists, nuclear medicine specialists, cardiac intensivists, and echocardiography experts benefited from the revolutionary surgical methods.


  • Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases:
    • The Department covers all organs that affect anatomical functions, including the brain, pituitary gland, adrenal glands, thyroid gland, reproductive organs, pancreas as well as metabolic rate.


  • Neurosurgery:
    • The hospital is well-known as one of the top centers for brain, spine, and spinal cord surgery.


  • Oral and Dental health:
    • Department provides all oral and dental health treatments, including dental prosthetics, preventive dentistry, pediatric dentistry, orthodontics (misaligned teeth), endodontics (root canal treatment), conservative treatment, periodontics (gum disorders), and oral operations.
    • It also treats patients in specialist fields such as Laser Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Advanced Implantation, Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ), Advanced Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, and Sleep Dentistry (with general anesthesia).


  • Internal, family and Pulmonary medicine


  • Thoracic surgery:
    • With the expert surgical staff and cutting-edge medical equipment, the department treats traumas and disorders of the thoracic wall, trachea, lungs, mediastinum, diaphragm, thymus gland, and esophagus.


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology:
    • The department works as a tertiary-care reference center for ailments that cannot be adequately diagnosed by third-party facilities, conditions that are the topic of treatment strategy debates, or disorders that are cooperatively monitored by multiple departments.


  • Nuclear Medicine and molecular imaging:
    • The radiopharmacy laboratory at the American Hospital was established and developed in accordance with internationally recognised cGMP standards as well as national and international accreditations.
    • Targeted Radionuclide Therapy Clinics provide individualized procedures. Renoprotective techniques are used to safeguard the kidneys of a group of patients, and the dosimeter reduces the amount of radiation transmitted to healthy organs.


  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation:
    • The department's goal is to protect and improve people's quality of life while also improving how the body heals.
    • Preventing disability, improving anatomical function, and boosting patient engagement in daily life activities are all notable qualities.


  • Urology:
    • Under one roof, the Department combines urological surgery and oncological therapy procedures and methods.
    • Laparoscopic and robotic operations, which produce a less invasive approach, have lately been adopted in uro-oncological surgery methods.


  • Orthopedics and Traumatology:
    • Its high-quality healthcare services in pediatric orthopedics, shoulder and elbow surgery, spinal diseases and injuries, sports injuries and surgery, foot and ankle surgery, hip and knee replacement surgery, hand disorders and injuries, diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal tumors and all microsurgery divisions set it apart.


  • Best services in Clinical Area:
  • Check-Up
  • Clinical Laboratory
  • General Intensive Care
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Operating Room
  • Pain Clinic (Algology)
  • Psychology
  • Reproductive Health (IVF)
  • Sleep Disorders Unit
  • Smoking Cessation Center

Because the American Hospital plays such an important role in the development of Turkey's health sector, the team and all of the health departments work together to provide patients with medical services in a timely and protected manner by representing professionalism and efficiency throughout and intimately following all current innovations.

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