Cardiology and heart care is very important for us all specially if we have a family story. Heart is the most sensitive parts of the human body and the related problems should be determined quickly and handled with caution. If you want full heart and cardiology check, need a heart surgery or treatment with your heart with the highest quality of care for your health without compromise, than book yourself into one of these top cardiology hospitals and heart surgery clinics in Istanbul with the best cardiologists and save your heart to prevent problems in your future life.
Heart problems can be diagnosed by evaluating the cause of your symptoms in good hands and very careful assessment and cardiac diagnostic tests. With a very well given diagnosis, you can have a better idea of your heart conditions and the treatment options.
Cardiology and Heart Care in Istanbul & Turkey
Istanbul is one of the top choices in the world for cardiology treatments. The very reasonable prices, quality of service in its world-class clinics with the latest technology, quality, and affordable healthcare make Istanbul a superb choice for medical tourists to find the best cardiologists.
Majority of the medical tourists visit Istanbul and Turkey for cardiology and heart care treatments from the Middle East, Gulf and European countries, as health tourism in Istanbul is growing very fast across global markets in the recent years.
Istanbul offers world class and state of the art cardiology clinics and hospitals with world class cardiologists at very affordable prices and comprehensive aftercare programs with 24/7 support.
The techniques and skills used by Istanbul cardiologists can be considered as one of the best in the world.
How about Heart Care in Istanbul Turkey?
If you’ve been thinking about a cardiology treatment or cardiovascular operations in your home town, you’ve probably shocked with the costs in the EU, UK or US.
However, when you compare the costs and quality of service in the clinics and hospitals in Istanbul, you’ll definitely agree that it will be by far the most economical and practical way.
What the Clinics/Hospitals Offer?
Majority of the cardiology clinics and hospitals offer a very well planned trip with guide and consultant, including;
- Your detailed treatment/surgery plan in Istanbul with all the logistics,
- A comprehensive discussion with costs to your desired outcome,
- Your accommodation plan that best suits your needs,
- Pick-up from the airport to your hotel and the clinic, and vice-versa,
- Your lifetime follow-up and aftercare service
Questions You Should Ask Before You See A Doctor
Before you decide your treatment or medication, we recommend you make sure you know the answers of some prior questions. Here is a quick guide on what to know and ask to your doctor or healthcare professional?
1. Does your hospital/clinic has accreditation from the Turkish Ministry of Health?
2. What will be the tests/diagnosis/checks for?
3. Can I get a copy of my diagnostic test results?
4. What are the risks and benefits of the treatment or medication that I’m gonna take?
5. Are there any relative risks?
6. How many for every 100 people had a successful treatment on average and how many experienced complications?
7. Any alternatives to this treatment or medication?
8. What can happen if I don’t take it?
9. When should I expect to hear from you or your hospital/clinic? And what should I do if I don’t hear anything?
10. Whom should I contact or what should I do if things get worse?
Top Cardiologists, Cardiology & Heart Hospitals in Istanbul Turkey
If you are into the best clinics in the city for your cardiology and heart care needs, than here is our pick of the top best cardiology clinics and hospitals in Istanbul. We are Istanbul insiders and here we only suggest the proven and top rated ones with the patients’ comments.
We gathered the list by taking care of many components such as the comments of both local and foreign patients, the quality of the health services, medical technology, international competence, certificates, brand value of the hospitals and clinics, as well as the training of the doctors and surgeons, the surgeries they perform, academic publications, and the awards they receive.
Dr. Siyami Ersek Heart Hospital
Dr. Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital is a state hospital located in Uskudar, and also one of the largest hospitals in Turkey. The hospital provides services and training in the fields of cardiology and thoracic, cardiovascular and vascular surgery. With the units added in recent years, its institution has become one of the leading and leading centers of the entire Middle East and Europe.
The hospital is also one of the largest heart hospitals in the world. In addition, we can say that many quality and famous surgeons and cardiologists in Istanbul and Turkey had worked in this hospital.
Address: Tıbbıye Cad. No:13, Uskudar, Istanbul, siyamiersekeah.saglik.gov.tr
Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital
Private Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital is one of the best heart hospitals in Istanbul and Turkey. The Hospital is also considered to be one of the best heart hospital on the Middle East, Central Asia, and Eastern Europe.
Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital was also accredited by JCI. The Cardiovascular Surgery Center of the hospital has experience of more than 30 years, and has successfully performed the surgical treatment of thousands of cardiac patients of all age groups. It performs more than 2000 cardiovascular surgeries every year.
Address: Abide-i Hurriyet Cad. No:166, Sisli, Istanbul, Istanbul, florence.com.tr
Koc University Hospital
Private Koc University Hospital is one of the best hospitals in Istanbul and Turkey, with its dedicated team of cardiovascular surgeons, cardiologists, invasive cardiologists, vascular surgeons, cardiac anesthesiologists, radiologists, interventional radiologists, nuclear medicine specialists, cardiac intensive care specialists, nurses and echocardiography experts in its very impressive heart diseases department.
The Cardiovascular Surgery and Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit of the hospital is capable of performing the most complex postnatal/pediatric surgeries, valve repair/replacement operations and all kinds of coronary by-pass procedures on the beating heart.
Address: Davutpasa Cd. No:4, 34010 Zeytinburnu, Istanbul, kuh.ku.edu.tr
Prof. Dr. Afksendiyos KALANGOS
Prof. Dr. Afksendiyos KALANGOS (1960), is one of the most popular heart surgeons in both Turkey and the world. He graduated from the Cerrahpasa University Faculty of Medicine.
He finished his specialization training with at the Istanbul Siyami Ersek Thoracic, Cardiovascular Surgery center. Aftrwards, he worked at the Geneva Medical Faculty Hospital as a cardiovascular surgeon, appointed as the chair vice chair of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery and Vascular Surgery, and the director of the Cardiovascular Center. He gained “Ordinary Professor” degree at the University of Geneva in 2006.
He has developed 4 surgical techniques, that have been recognized and published in the international surgical journals. He also has a bio-absorbable valve that is recognized by his name and a biological valve that is currently in testing stage in the US. He has more than 300 articles and took place as an invited speaker at more than 800 conferences worldwide.
Prof. Dr. Afksendiyos KALANGOS currently works at Istanbul Koc University Hospital, one of the best private hospitals in Istanbul. You can make appointment from kuh.ku.edu.tr
Prof. Dr. Ilke SIPAHI
Prof. Dr. Ilke SIPAHI (1974), is one of the most known and famous heart surgeons in both Turkey and the world. He graduated from the Istanbul Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medicine in English with the first place.
He worked as a research assistant at the Cleveland Clinic in the USA, and won the Peskind Memorial award for the most successful thesis. He also served as the assistant director of the Department of Heart Failure and Transplantation at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, USA, and as a faculty member in the Department of Cardiology.
He received the professor title in 2013 and worked at Private Istanbul Acıbadem University Cardiology Department and Istanbul Acibadem Maslak Hospital until 2019. Prof. Dr. Ilke SIPAHI currently works at his own private clinic situated in Atakoy, Istanbul. You can make appointment from ilkesipahi.com
Acibadem Bakirkoy Hospital
Private Istanbul Acibadem Bakirkoy Hospital is one of the best hospitals having very good heart doctors, as well as has the largest healthcare group in Turkey. The heart care of the hospital specializes in mostly pediatric heart health and pediatric cardiovascular surgery.
Address: Zeytinlik, Halit Ziya Usaklıgil Cd. No:1, Bakirkoy, Istanbul, acibadem.com.tr
Prof. Dr. Tayyar SARIOGLU
Prof. Dr. Tayyar SARIOGLU (1965), is one of the most popular professors of pediatric cardiovascular surgery. He graduated from the Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine.
He is one of the most known cardiologists in Turkey when it comes to pediatric heart surgery, and also can be considered as one of the best heart surgeons working on babies and children.
Prof. Dr. Tayyar SARIOGLU currently works at Istanbul Acibadem Bakirkoy Hospital, one of the best private hospitals in Istanbul, with his dedicated team. You can make appointment from acibadem.com.tr
Memorial Sisli Hospital
Private Istanbul Memorial Sisli Hospital is one of the best private hospitals in Istanbul and Turkey, having very popular and known heart doctors and cardiologists. The diagnosis and treatment of heart diseases are carried out with a multidisciplinary approach and personalized methods at the Memorial Health Group Cardiac Health Centers.
Address: Zeytinlik, Halit Ziya Usaklıgil Cd. No:1, Bakirkoy, Istanbul, memorial.com.tr
Prof. Dr. Bingur SONMEZ
Prof. Dr. Bingur SONMEZ (1952), is one of the leading heart surgeons in Turkey and the world. He graduated from the Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine. He became associate professor in 1988 and professor in 1997.
He worked at several hospitals such as Istanbul University Cardiology Institute, Florence Nightingale Hospital, and also served as the Head of the Department of Cardiac Surgery at Florence Nightingale Hospital and as the Head of the Department of Surgery at Kadir Has University Faculty of Medicine.
Prof. Dr. Bingur SONMEZ currently works at Istanbul Memorial Sisli Hospital, one of the best private hospitals in Istanbul. You can make appointment from memorial.com.tr