Health Tourism Turkey

Tourism in Turkey is at its peak in a wide variety of fields.Turkey has many attempts in summer and winter tourism, cultural tourism and medical tourism which attracts tourists from all over the world. With its multicultural structure, Turkey is a country where all kinds of people from different cultures can benefit and travel easily.

Especially Turkey's many cultural features, attractive traditional tourism facilities, and unique cross-continental geographical location, are getting the attention of tourists who come both for holiday and for the cultural trips. In summer tourism, the southern cities and the Aegean Region cities are the favorites of our visitors.

In winter tourism, Marmara and Eastern Anatolia are the favorite regions with their mountains High altitude mountains, ski and accommodation resorts are waiting for welcoming of our guests with all their charm. The uplands of the Black Sea Region with their lush green areas and plenty of oxygen are unmissable places for tourists who care about their health and want to travel.

Health Tourism Turkey
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In recent years, Turkey is a leading health tourism destination with many advantages.While the margin of healthcare expenses in tourism revenues in our country was 1% in 2002, this margin increased by 4.5% in 2020. In 2019, 662,087 patients received healthcare service within the scope of health tourism and tourist health in our country. Due to the global epidemic in 2020, there was a decrease in the number of health tourists. 388,150 patients preferred Turkey for their healthcare services. With the visitors coming for health tourism and medical reasons, the tourism income reached 548 million882 thousand dollars in 2020.

Tourism practices accept health tourism, which offers all processes related to healthy living, and evaluate health tourism under 3 main headings

Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism
(Treatment and surgery process in the hospitals, etc.)

Thermal Tourism

Thermal Tourism
(The services such as rehabilitation and resting in Thermal Facilities , etc )

Thermal Tourism

Elderly and Disabled Tourism
(Long-term stays with social activities in geriatric treatment center or uplands)

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There are various reasons to choose our country for health tourism . Incoming patients may also want to take a vacation with the treatment. High-tech healthcare services and professional human resources may be limited or not available in their own countries, or these services may be expensive. They may be looking for a higher quality service. Treatment types such as plastic surgery and infertility treatment may not be known in their countries. They may take a dependency treatment and want to be in a place that is more hospitable or different.

In the first two quarters of 2021, 218,895 people received health benefits and the income was 393 million 688 thousand dollars. The clinical branches most preferred by international patients in Turkey are Gynecology, Internal Diseases, Eye Diseases, Medical Biochemistry, General Surgery, Dentistry, Orthopedics and Traumatology, Infectious Diseases and Ear noses and Throat.

In our country, there are 42 JCI accredited health institutions with international standards. The private,public and university hospitals, especially Istanbul and Ankara , are equipped with the highest technology in the world.

Cyberknife, robotic surgery, MRI, bone marrow and organ transplantation are also available in these hospitals.Within the Department of Health Tourism of the Ministry of Health , translation services in Arabic, English, German, Russian, French and Persian languages and the customer services for hospital complaints and international patients are provided 24 hours. 122 service is available for an emergency. All physicians are required to have professional indemnity insurance, and in case of any medical error or malpractice, the patient is immediately compensated by the insurance company. All of our hospitals are working according to national accreditation criteria and are checked twice a year. According to the law, all procedures and coordination relevant to health tourism are under the responsibility of the Ministry of Health.

With its unique and strategic geographical location, Turkey is the crossroad between two continents bordering Europe, Asia and Central Asia. It can be reached easily and in a short time by plane from many countries. Turkey has combined the tradition of hospitality from the past with the understanding of medical tourism. All kinds of services that a health tourist will need from the moment they enter Turkey until they return home are provided by well–informed health professionals and government officials.

There is a high demand for thermal tourism from Northern Europe and Scandinavian countries where rheumatic diseases are seen intensely due to climatic disadvantages. Our country has relative advantages in terms of climate, price, security and transportation, and also it is in an extraordinary advantageous position in the field of medical tourism, spa & wellness, health tourism elderly and sports tourism. It has the qualifications to appeal to all segments.In addition to these advantages, with its geographical proximity, natural and climatic conditions factors that are not found in their countries and cultural similarity, Turkey can be an important health and thermal tourism destination among the Middle East countries.

Why Bilva health?

We are aware that people who have health problems want to solve their problems in the easiest, fastest and most accurate way. We are working hard to get you to the right treatment. From the moment you leave your home, we will be with you in every process. We are interested in all the necessary details on behalf of you, such as plane tickets, visas, welcoming, accommodation and transportation. All you have left is to be treated by trusting us and the physicians.

We are proud and happy that you have chosen for us, together with our team, who will get you to specialists in the easiest and most reliable way.

We are with you during your treatment with A Class service quality.