HEALTH TOURISM IN TURKEY – HUGE COST SAVING
Turkey has a good chance to become one of the top leading medical tourism hub in the region; its location is in Europe and Asia which is a strategic location for many travelers. Many hospitals have international accreditation mostly in Istanbul but also in other major cities. Prices are more than affordable in Turkey where the cost of living is relatively low. Doctors are well-trained and meet international standards. Many investors invest in health tourism in Turkey, the potential is great. Private top notch clinics for laser eye surgery and for plastic surgery have drawn into Turkey a mass amount of medical travelers in the past few years. Turkey is known for its hospitality and wonderful all-inclusive resorts and boutique hotels, one can relax after surgical intervention and recover fully before heading home. There are many private clinics in beach resorts which makes health tourism to Turkey a successful combination of surgery & vacation.
The Cost of living in Turkey is low and therefore the cost of health treatments are low. Medical tourists who come to Turkey for health reasons can save up to 70% of the amount they would have paid back home. Turkey is a fascinating country to travel to; on the one hand you can see beautiful green hilltops and on the other hand huge bustling cities like Istanbul.
Cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery are popular among medical travelers because of qualifies doctors who have years of experience with operations. Although Turkish is the official language, doctors and nurses speak English. Private clinics and hospitals are competing each other which makes medical tourism to Turkey even more attractive. Every patient is treated in the utmost attentive care.
Jaro Travel provides the following information and services:
• Scheduling medical appointments
• Making hotel arrangements
• Arranging ground transportation from the airport
• Assisting with visa procedures
• Estimating the cost of services
• Assisting with hospital admissions
• Ensuring that the patient understand the instructions provided by the physicians
• Multilanguage speaking staff and provision of interpreting services in English
• Obtaining and delivering the copies of medical reports following the consultations
• Assisting with discharge processes and payment procedures
• Assisting with international insurance companies
• Facilitating the dialogue with the physicians after the departure of the patient
• Other services upon request
If you are seeking a physician consultation, we suggest that you send your complete medical history, along with any applicable x-ray films and laboratory test results via e-mail, fax or post-mail. Once a physician has reviewed your medical history, we will contact you about the recommended course of treatment and whether it is advisable to travel to Turkey for treatment.
Once we have determined that your treatment at our center is appropriate, we will schedule all your physician appointments including diagnostic and laboratory tests & procedures, as well as surgical procedures if necessary. Appointment availability depends on the nature and urgency of medical situation.
Before you travel to Turkey, you should:
Prior to your journey, please read through this section. We want to ensure that your visit to Turkey goes as smoothly as possible.
1.) Get a copy of all your medical records and a list of your medications that you are currently taking. If applicable, bring CDs and diagnostic films from past medical procedures.
2.) Contact with us to schedule your airport pickup and hotel reservations.
3.) Contact your embassy to obtain the appropriate visa. Avoid getting a visitor’s visa that cannot be extended easily.
Obtain a credit card that can be used in Turkey, such as VISA, MasterCard.