Coming into hospital can be a challenging experience, especially when you are away from your home country. To help you to prepare for your appointment, diagnostic tests or inpatient stay at the hospital, we have a dedicated team of multilingual experts who will take you through the entire process from admission to discharge.


There are a number of ways to access treatment at Yeditepe University Healthcare Institutions, be it through private medical cover, or paying for your own treatment.

We are recognized by most major private health insurance companies. If you do not have private cover, or are not covered for the particular tests or procedure you are scheduled to undergo, you can pay for your own treatment.

If required, Yeditepe can also arrange treatment for international patients, whether through an agency, diplomatic mission, or direct from your home country. We have an international patient services department with dedicated experts and interpreters to help patients from overseas access the entire range of healthcare services at Yeditepe University Healthcare Institutions.


Our international patient services department will help you to make an appointment with one of our leading specialists. They will explain the medical images, reports, lab tests and any other previous data you may need to send before your first appointment. In some cases, an appointment can be made directly without the need for such information and data, particularly in the case of cosmetic procedures.


To get the best out of Yeditepe University Hospital, the first step is carefully to select the department and specialist most appropriate to your particular condition. Often your doctor in your home country will help to guide you to a specialist with the correct expertise to treat your condition, but there are also some tips to help you make your choice:

  • All our specialists are highly trained, qualified and experienced. You may check with medical registers or online resources to see that the consultant you have chosen has specialized in his or her chosen field, and has the experience necessary to treat your condition.
  • Research your specialist on the internet – find out about their training, qualifications and experience. Leading consultants at Yeditepe University Healthcare Institutions often hold teaching posts and submit papers to international medical journals.

Ask your own doctor for advice – if you have researched a specialist and would like your doctor’s opinion, they should be able to give you support in your decision making.


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Whether you live in Istanbul, across Turkey or around world, specialists at Yeditepe University Healthcare Institutions are available to review your medical records and provide an expert opinion on your diagnosis or treatment plan -without the need for an in- person visit.

Yeditepe University Healthcare Institutions collaborates with digital platforms via tele-medicine, to offer remote second opinions from Yeditepe University Healthcare Institutions in virtually every medical specialty. Having a second opinion can reassure you about a challenging diagnosis, or help you and your doctor plan the most appropriate course of treatment.

To have a medical second opinion:

Making an appointmet at Yeditepe University Healthcare Institutions couldn't be easier, wheter you use your private medical insurance, pay for your own treatment ora re funded by third party.

As one of the region's leading independent private hospitals, we offer appointments with World class specialist and experts.

As an international patient, you will be you will be offered comprehensive service in the language of your choice right from your initial enquiry, through your medical treatment and, if necessary, help in liaising with your doctor in your home country upon your return home.

To have a medical second opinion:

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