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Turkey, Istanbul

Neurosurgery Treatments in Memorial Şişli Hospital

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Doctor 4.9
Facilities 4.9
staff 4.9
Language assistance 4.7
Support 4.5
193 patients
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The medical center is a Bookimed Official Partner. Thus, we arrange treatment for international patients as a hospital representative with no intermediaries and extra charges.

About the clinic

Memorial Şişli Hospital in Istanbul is the largest multidisciplinary medical center in Istanbul. It is the 1st hospital in Turkeу and the 21st in the world accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI) for the high quality of treatment.

Memorial Şişli specialties are the following: oncology, bone marrow transplant, in vitro fertilization (IVF), neurosurgery, and organ transplant. The success rate of organ transplant at Memorial is 90%.

Patients from 92 countries choose Memorial Şişli for treatment annually.

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2000 Year of foundation
189 doctors
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Treatments prices in the clinic

Last price update — 29.04.2022. Prices can be changed depending on the medical case and doctor's recommendations.
Neurosurgery
treatment Price
Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion $9000
Anterior cervical discectomy $8500
Brain Tumor Embolization $23500
Discectomy $6500
Herniated disc surgery $6000

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hospital accreditations of quality

International Organization for Standardization certificate for Memorial Şişli Hospital
International Organization for Standardization
CH, International Organization for Standardization certificate for Memorial Şişli Hospital
Joint Commission International  certificate for Memorial Şişli Hospital
Joint Commission International
US, Joint Commission International certificate for Memorial Şişli Hospital

Memorial Şişli Hospital: more details about the clinic

Turkey, Istanbul

Memorial Şişli Hospital in Turkey is established in 2000. It is one out 15 hospitals of Memorial Healthcare Group which serves 1,600,000 patients annually, 15,000 of them are foreigners. The Memorial Healthcare Group consists of hospitals located in Istanbul, Antalya, Ankara, Kayseri, and Diyarbakır.

According to US News & World Report, Memorial is the best group of hospitals for treatment of American patients outside the USA.

Memorial Şişli Hospital is located in the city center of the European part of Istanbul. The distance between the hospital and Istanbul Ataturk International Airport is 28 km.

 

 

Advantages of Memorial Şişli Hospital in Istanbul

  • The hospital applies the latest equipment for diagnostics and treatment: 64-slice CT device for the precise tumors examination, TrueBeam STx radiotherapy device and IMRT apparatus to irradiate tumors without healthy tissues affection.
  • Professors and doctors who work in the hospital, regularly practice in top medical centers of Europe and the USA.
  • Advanced IVF Center. There is one of the best IVF centers of the country regarding the number of successful procedures in Memorial Şişli Hospital.
  • The assistance of international patients. The staff of the International Department assists patients in each step of medical travel.

Memorial Şişli Hospital in figures

Awards and achievements of Memorial Şişli Hospital in Istanbul

JCI accreditation

Memorial is the 1st medical network in Turkey, which was accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI) in 2002 and confirmed it in 2005, 2008, 2011, 2014. JCI certificate ensures Memorial hospitals’ compliance with high-quality criteria. Among them are a success rate of surgeries, modern equipment, outstanding coordinating processes within a medical team.

ISO 15189 certificate

The laboratory of Memorial Şişli IVF Center is the 1st in Turkey and other Asian countries which is accredited according to ISO 15189 quality requirements.
 

Oncology Department

Doctors of the Oncology Department carry out the treatment in accordance with the international NCCN (National Comprehensive Cancer Network) and ESMO (European Society for Medical Oncology) protocols.

Specialists perform radiotherapy, chemotherapy, surgical interventions and apply targeted drugs that purposefully destroy cancer cells.

The department is equipped with the latest radiotherapy devices — TrueBeam STx and IMRT. They irradiate tumors of up to 1.5 mm in size with high accuracy without affecting healthy tissues.

Oncosurgeons of the Memorial Şişli Hospital specialize in minimally invasive operations. They use Da Vinci robotic surgery, laparoscopy, endoscopy. Surgical intervention is performed through small punctures up to 1-3 cm. As a result, a patient has no scars after the surgery. The recovery takes only 5-10 days.

Prevention of side effects

Side effects, (vomiting and fever) occur after chemotherapy in most of the cases. To avoid such consequences, doctors prescribe immunostimulants and special drugs.

Doctors also apply a special DigniCap cap to prevent hair loss during and after chemo. This cap influences on the scalp with cold. As a result, the blood vessels constrict, so chemotherapy does not reach the hair roots.

 

Cancer diagnostics at Memorial Şişli, Istanbul

 

Bone Marrow Transplant Center

Doctors conduct a bone marrow transplant for patients with blood and lymphatic system diseases.

Specialists perform 100 such procedures annually. The success rate depends on the patient’s diagnosis — 80-90% according to the hospital’s statistics.

Doctors perform:

  • an autologous transplant using own patient’s cells
  • allogeneic transplant from relatives (unrelated donors can be found via the international bank).

The wards are equipped with HEPA-filters and separate ventilation system. It ensures sterile conditions and prevents infections.

IVF Center

Doctors treat infertility with IVF. The success rate of the procedure is 65%.

Memorial Şişli Hospital is the 1st medical center in Turkey where doctors have performed IVF with ICSI microinjections. Alike IVF procedure, ICSI fertilization technique takes place not in a test-tube, but directly in the egg cytoplasm. Due to this, chances for successful pregnancy increase.

Such procedures are carried out at the center:

  • Pre-implantation genetic examination of the embryo. It ensures that the baby will not have hereditary diseases.
  • Preparing the woman's body for embryo implantation.
  • Intrauterine diagnosis of the fetus.
  • Management of pregnancy.
  • Psychological counseling for a couple.

Over 3,000 in vitro fertilization procedures are performed annually. More than 10,000 babies have born since Memorial Şişli Hospital foundation.

Transplant Department

Memorial Şişli Hospital is the 1st private medical facility in Turkey where doctors conducted kidney and liver transplant. The hospital is licensed by the Turkish Ministry of Health to perform organ transplant procedures.

Memorial Şişli transplant specialists practice in European and American hospitals. The organ transplant procedures for international patients are performed only from a related donor.

The success rate of the kidney transplant is 99%, the liver — 93.5%.

Neurosurgery Department

Specialists of the Neurosurgery Department perform operations for children and adults with brain and spinal cord tumors, diseases of the nervous system. A team of neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, oncologists provides the treatment.

Here is a center for minimally invasive spinal cord surgery. Doctors apply microsurgical and endoscopic techniques to operate the spinal cord. Due to this, a surgical intervention is low injuring; a risk to affect nervous ends is reduced.

After the surgery, a team of physiotherapists and rehab specialists works with patients.

Service for international patients

Accommodation

Patients stay in 1-, 2-bed rooms. There are a bathroom, TV, WiFi in each room.

On the territory of Memorial Şişli building, there is a 5-star hotel with 8 standard and 2 luxury rooms.

Transfer

The staff members of the International Department assist an airport-hospital transfer for patients.

Language assistance

The hospital provides services of a medical interpreter.

 

A ward at Memorial, Turkey

 

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What treatments do patients most often ask for?
Patients choose Memorial Şişli Hospital most frequently to treat the following conditions:
  • Epilepsy
What procedures do patients have most often?
The most common procedures in the hospital are:
  • Radiotherapy
  • Radiation therapy for brain tumor
  • Radiotherapy for prostate cancer
  • Radiotherapy for lung cancer
  • Radiotherapy for breast cancer

Patient reviews

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Support

Арай • Brain Cyst
Kazakhstan

May 19, 2022
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"It is clear that he is a knowledgeable person in his field
We received an online consultation from the neurosurgeon Gokhan Silav, he explained in great detail, answered all our questions, it is clear that he is a knowledgeable person in his field, I thank the representative of the bookimed company Inge for organizing the consultation, for high-quality work, I wish you success in work and life, thank you very much! !! Thank you very much to the clinic's re-enrollment girl Ele! Helped us a lot, thank you all!
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Светлана • Brain tumor
Ukraine

Sep 29, 2021
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The doctor was very nice and helpful
All right. Meeting about the hospital, then everything is fine. The palace is wonderful. The staff is great.
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Duhhua • Pituitary adenoma
Iraq

Jul 25, 2019
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An amazing team they really do take really good care of the patient during the hall time before the surgery and after never rest for his rest
An amazing team they really do take really good care of the patient during the hall time before the surgery and after never rest for his rest. My father now in great condition.thank you so much Thanks to the girls so much doe fast replying and take caring of every single thing.
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Thanks to the girls so much doe fast replying and take caring of every single thing.

Ghassan • Herniated disk
Bahrain

Jan 23, 2019
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He was more than great and made me feel good about my condition
I’m good .. the doctor was more than great .. he explained everything for me .. He was very friendly as well .. And the good news is that he made me feel good about my condition and that I don’t have to worry .. I have a black disc .. he told me to continue my life and not to think about it if it’s not causing me any difficulties in life I would like to thank you Anna .. you’ve been so helpful and understanding through my journey Thank you Again

Иван • EEG (Electroencephalography)
Ukraine

Dec 2, 2018
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"We are very pleased with Memorial Clinic"
I am Aunty's girl Arina, who together with her father visited Istanbul to clarify the diagnosis, were very pleased with Memorial Clinic, especially with the coordinates of doctors who very quickly organized everything, this is the first Anton Chebotarenko, Alexander, Lala, Tanya. We are going to go there for rehabilitation, they gave us hope and we believe in it. Thank you all!
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