Turkey is one of the world’s premier destinations for medical tourism and plays a leading role in the medical tourist/ healthcare industry. It is increasingly emerging as the destination of choice for a wide range of medical procedures.
Tourism in Turkey is not just limited to visiting beaches, historical landmarks and other tourist attractions that millions of tourists flock to each year.
Year after year, the number of tourists coming to Turkey for medical tourism doubles, either to enjoy the hot thermal springs or to visit the hospitals and medical centers, either for plastic surgery, hair transplantations, dentistry or other medical treatments.
Many people choose Turkey due to the low cost, amazing quality, waiting period and fantastic facilities in the healthcare sector.
Turkey provides better quality treatments at much lower costs when compared to Europe, the US and other western countries.
The main advantages of travelling to Turkey for medical treatment are
Internationally accredited medical facilities using the latest technologies
Significant cost savings compared to domestic private healthcare
Turkey is a leading country in the medical/ tourism sector and is a destination of choice for a wide range of medical procedures
Medical treatment costs in Turkey are lower in cost by at least 60-80% when compared with the same procedures in the UK and US.
No waiting lists
Staff who speak fluent English
Easily combined with a holiday
Many options available for private accommodation, private chef and tailor made services
There are a huge range of procedures available in medical tourism in Turkey with the most common being Plastic Surgery, Fertility, General and Aesthetic Dentistry, Eye Health, Obesity and Bariatic Surgery, Renal Dialysis, Stem Cell Transplantations, Hair Transplants, Physiotherapy and Oxygen Therapy.
The interest of the Turkish government and those in charge of medical tourism in Turkey was not a spur of the moment, but this sector has been receiving attention for several years.
Official sources expect that medical tourism would contribute to achieving 20 billion dollars by 2023.
Turkey’s health tourism industry closed 2020 with a turnover of 2.5 billion, which assures that Turkey is taking firm steps towards becoming a global brand in health tourism.
Turkey’s medical tourism ranking is among the 1st ten countries worldwide.
The most important and prominent feature that favors medical tourism in Turkey is the presence of many modern medical centers, equipped with the best devices and technologies that compete in providing distinguished services through skilled specialized doctors and highly qualified medical staff.
Turkey also has many natural wonders and is a rich country when it comes to hot springs and thermal waters.
Since ancient times, the hot springs of Anatolia have been a benefit to locals as well as others from neighboring areas.
Nowadays, Turkey has over 1000 springs and has become a place for all ages to get relief from various problems. Turkey also has one of the world’s best climates, has wonderful nature and one of the healthiest diets meaning it is the ideal destination for psychological and physical rejuvenation.