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With excellent staff and modern technologies, it seeks to compete with the largest hospital in Turkey in terms of services.

The largest hospital in Turkey & The most distinguished medical cities
25th March 2024
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The largest hospital in Turkey

Over the past decades, Turkey has witnessed the opening of several advanced hospitals, each one of them gained the title of The largest hospital in Turkey for a while, although the title is currently held by Basaksehir Cam and Sakura Hospital in Istanbul.

This article reviews the largest hospital in Turkey, along with many distinguished hospitals in the most important cities, including Istanbul hospitals that provide world class quality services

The number of hospitals in Turkey is approximately 1,600 according to the 2020 statistics, this statistic coincided with the opening of the largest hospital in Turkey. Among all these hospitals, there are 13 centres for open heart surgery for children.

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Basaksehir Cam and Sakura Hospital

When searching for hospitals in Istanbul, look for this hospital which was established in cooperation between the Turkish and Japanese governments within the Basaksehir district with purpose of becoming the largest medical city in Europe. "Cam" refers to pine in Turkish, and "sakura" refers to cherry blossom in Japanese.

The hospital was built as a symbol of the friendship between Turkey and Japan. the construction began in 2003 and completed in 2020. the long construction period is due to the massive hospital project which is intended to cover all kind of specialties.

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Departments of Basaksehir Cam and Sakura Hospital

Basaksehir Cam and Sakura Hospital extends over an area of ​​more than one million square meters, and includes 8 buildings, each is an independent hospital, and the total number of beds is 2,682 distributed among the The Department of General Medicine includes 469 beds distributed in the following departments

  • The Department of Cardiology and Vascular Diseases includes 327 beds
  • The Malignant Oncology Department contains 367 beds
  • The Department of Neurology and Orthopaedics includes 311 beds
  • A special section for children, which contains 521 beds
  • A special department for obstetrics and gynecology, containing 359 beds
  • The Department of Psychiatry includes 128 beds
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation hospital with 200 beds
  • 456 intensive care units were allocated, and 4 separate emergency departments:
  • children section
  • Adult section
  • Department of Accidents, Injuries and Burns
  • Department of Obstetrics

It also contains 90 operating rooms and an emergency room, all equipped with the latest equipment, with 226 medical observation rooms that can be converted into intensive care units when needed.

Basaksehir Cam and Sakura, is a private hospital, featuring modern, high-quality technologies, including imaging and endoscopy devices, and about 700 outpatient clinics in dozens of precise medical specialties. It also includes helicopter pads, and a security surveillance system that includes more than 3,000 cameras.

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The unique location of Basaksehir Cam and Sakura Hospital

Basaksehir Cham and Sakura, the largest hospital in Turkey, is located in a unique area, within the city of Istanbul, the meeting place of Asia and Europe, and in a place witnessing the largest urban boom of its kind in Turkey.

Years ago, the Basaksehir area was a peaceful rural area, afterwards some of the best Residential communities has been built there, making it a fertile ground for real estate investment, and owning an apartment close to the largest hospital in Turkey.

Here are the most prominent hospitals in Istanbul and Turkey in general, all have the advantages of huge medical cities, and are comparable in many of the services to the largest hospital in Turkey:

Basaksehir State Hospital in Istanbul

Basaksehir State Hospital in Istanbul

Basaksehir Government Hospital is one of the most important hospitals in Istanbul.

It is located in the Basaksehir area, about 30 km from Istanbul Airport. It contains 8 in-patient clinics specializing in pulmonary, cardiac, psychological, dermatology, neurology, and pediatric diseases, and various surgical departments, all the way to the intensive care, maternity, and infant departments.

With excellent staff and modern technologies, it seeks to compete with the largest hospital in Turkey in terms of services.

Bilkent Hospital in Ankara

Bilkent Hospital in Ankara

Bilkent Hospital opened in 2019 to be the largest hospital in Turkey ever, and quickly ranked third in the world. It contains 3,633 beds and 131 operating rooms. It also includes 904 outpatient clinics with a daily capacity of about 30,000 patients, including emergency cases.

Bilkent Hospital's equipment is the best of kind in all specialties, including a medical laboratory that is the largest in the country.

One of the most important features of the largest hospital in Turkey is having two helipads for transporting urgent cases in times of disasters, the benefit of which was demonstrated during the Kahramanmaras earthquake in 2023.

Goztepe Medical City in Istanbul

Goztepe Medical City in Istanbul

This medical city includes 7 blocks that are considered important centres for cardiovascular surgery and stroke treatment, and provide high-quality medical services to approximately 6-7 thousand patients daily.

This city may not compete with the largest hospital in Turkey, as it is still in the first phase of opening, and it is expected to expand equipment and capacity to many times this number.

Adana Medical City

Adana Medical city

This medical city was built in Adana Province in 2017, which is one of the largest medical facilities in Turkey. It has 1,550 beds and provides services to 16,000 people daily through an excellent medical staff that includes thousands of doctors.

It also provides qualitative clinical training to thousands of university students and Turkish and foreign trainee doctors studying in Turkey. It seeks leadership in the field of advanced medical research, paralleling the efforts of the largest hospital in Turkey.

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