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Exceptional care, personal touch, your most trusted health partner!
Kent Hospital is a fully-equipped medical complex, located in Izmir, one of the most beautiful cities in Turkey. As one of the largest and most modern hospitals in southeastern Europe we have specialized medical staff serving every branches working with the latest medical technology at diagnosis and treatment.
Our staff have the conscious of Kent Hospital’s mission’s reality that are honesty, trust and smiling. Every patient is special for us and our aim is to make happy them when they are leaving.
Our Vision and Values
Our vision is to become a preferred hospital thanks to our effort to achieve absolute satisfaction of patients.
• To respond to needs of patients in a very short time and in a proper manner,
• To exceed standards and expectations,
• To regard ourselves as a part of the hospital,
• To approach our patients with a warm and protective manner,
• To treat our patients the way we want others to treat us and our beloved ones,
• To show respect towards patients’ rights and scientific standards.
Accreditation and Certification
Kent Hospital’s construction standards adapted to international standards, as it was built according to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) construction standards.
Kent Hospital was accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) in 2006, the most influential non-governmental regulatory body that assesses if a hospital meets high standards designed to continually improve the quality of health care. The validity of its accreditation certificate was renewed in 2012.
Our laboratory is certified for measuring the latest biochemical, hematological, microbiological and hormonal parameters.
The world-famous Mayo Clinic provided consultancy on facility design, medical guidelines and administrative protocols, resulting in a team of healthcare professionals who provide high-quality patient-centered care in our modern, comfortable facility.
Technology you can trust
• The safe and high-quality services are provided to our customers: high-resolution digital radiography, magnetic resonance, helical computerized tomography, digital fluoroscopy, mammography and color doppler ultrasonography and etc..
• Online PACS system which allows doctors to access patient imaging records from anywhere in the world.
• Diagnostic X-rays, CT scans, coronary angiograms, nuclear medicine studies and bone densitometry are digitized and archived.
• The surgical suits are designed around a ‘double corridor’ system.
• The seven operating rooms have positive pressure air systems with laminar flow and built in Hepa filtration.
• The patients at the intensive care units can be followed by their doctors by the hospital’s network system.
• In the patient’s room, there is nursing calling system which helps to contact directly with the nurses, central medical gas system, and micro-processed patient beds that can give the opportunity having every position by himself.
• The diagnostic unit of the cardiology department is equipped with ECG, Holter, echocardiography and stress ECG (treadmill) equipment. We are staffed and equipped to provide coronary angiography, angioplasty, stenting and pacemaker placement.
Restoring your health is our goal...
Our primary goal is to help patients to regain their health as quickly and safely as possible while achieving outstanding results. To reach this goal Kent Hospital provides state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment services with specialist physicians who have international expertise and excellent reputations.
Our highly trained team of surgeons, nurses, physician assistants, rehabilitation specialists and various medical support personnel works with each patient to develop a treatment plan specific to their needs.
In this context we are proud to highlight our Liver Transplant Team is the leading transplant program in Turkey and have performed over 1700 successful liver transplants and more than over 150 transplantations per year.
The majority of the transplants performed are over 1500 live donor liver transplants which brings the center the reputation for being a ‘center of excellence’.
More than half of the pediatric liver transplantations in Turkey have been performed by our team at Kent Hospital.The survival rate exceeding 90 % is above the standards.
Kent Hospital has well-known and experienced staff in the following medical, surgical, and diagnostic specialties:
• Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery
• Bone Marrow Transplant
• Chest Diseases
• Cardiovascular Surgery (adult and pediatric)
• Ear, Nose & Throat
• Emergency Medicine
• General Surgery
• Infectious Diseases
• Internal Medicine
• IVF (with PGD testing)
• Laboratory Medicine
• Neonatal Intensive Care
• Nuclear Medicine
• Obstetrics & Gynecology
• Oral & Dental Medicine
• Organ Transplant Center Liver & Kidney
• Orthopedics and Traumatology
• Pediatric Cardiology
• Pediatric Neurology
• Pediatric Surgery
• Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
• Radiology (diagnostic and interventional)
International Patient Services
Wherever you live, you want the best medical and health services for you and your loved ones.
The International Patient Services at Kent Hospital has dedicated to meeting the needs of international patients and their families.
Our goal is to ensure our patients have an exceptional experience at our center so they may focus on their treatment, recovery and wellness.
The International Patient Department offers an array of services even before the patient arrives for medical treatment.
Its services include:
• Medical Second Opinion /free of charge/,
• Coordination of appointments,
• Assistance with travel and accommodations,
• Airport > Hotel > Hospital transfers,
• Assist the patient and their relatives and inform them about any related matter,• Interpreting Services: English, Russian, Arabian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Georgian, Kurdish and Greek.
Why choose us?
• Kent Hospital’s construction was built according to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) construction standards,
• Kent Hospital has been accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) continually since 2006,
• All of our medical and support staff are being trained and guided by consultants from the Mayo Clinic,
• Kent Hospital provides state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment services with specialist physicians who have international expertise and excellent reputations,
• Modern technology is utilized by the hospital to ensure the best care and patient safety, such as online PACS system which allows doctors to access patient imaging records from anywhere in the world,
• Patient comfort as well as patient safety is of utmost important to us,
• Our primary goal is to help patients to regain their health as soon as possible.
We look forward to serving you at Kent Hospital.
A hospital at world standards…
|Kent hospital, has built on 30.000 m2 land according to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) construction standards in the view of population and socio-cultural distribution of our region and city as well as ease of access, availability of parking lots and opportunities for easy growth of the hospital facilities.|
|In Kent Hospital outpatient clinic service is provided in all branches by our staff physicians working full-time at diagnostic and treatment units of our hospital which performs activity on an approximately 22.000 m² indoor area with 6 floors.|
The Modern Medical Center in Alsancak was built on a boutique concept in 3500 square as part of Kent Hospital. The Modern Center with international health standards provide emergency medical services, outpatient services in all branches, radiological examinations, and laboratory services with 5-star hotel comfort.
In Medical Center can be made day surgery and small interventions. Radiology units and modern laboratories serves patients as prevents them from wasting time.
Our inpatient services include a VIP suite room, 10 suite rooms, and 192 standard rooms. We also have a 24-bed adult ICU (cardiac, surgical, medical), a 6-incubator neonatal ICU, and 7 operating rooms; 2 surgery rooms each in size of 55 m² allocated for cardiovascular surgery and 5 surgery rooms each in size of 48 m² where operations can be easily performed under microscope.
The rooms meet all needs of our patients and their families in addition to interactive TV, computer and internet facilities offered, in-room service and delivery options from numerous restaurants, complimentary shuttle services to business centers and shopping malls.
Our physicians are highly knowledgeable, skilled and recognized as leaders in their respective areas. They often give lectures and trainings at regional and national conferences. We are proud to recognize the numerous awards our doctors have earned for their outstanding work.
All medical and support staff members are trained and guided by consultants from the Mayo Clinic in the United States. Most of the physicians and a number of additional staff members speak English.
All of our medical team has adopted the principle of working with due care for patient rights and confidentiality.
Diagnostic and Treatment Units of Kent Hospital
Anaesthesiology and Reanimation
Intensive Care Units
• General Intensive Care
• Cardio Vascular Surgery Intensive Care
• Coronary Intensive Care
• Surgical Intensive Care
Neonatal Intensive Care
• Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases
• Paediatric Gastroenterology
• Paediatric Cardiology
• Paediatric Neurology
• Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
• Chest Diseases
• Counseling Psychology
• Internal Diseases
• Cardiovascular Surgery
• General Surgery
• Neurosurgery, Spinal Surgery,
Peripheral Nerve Surgery
• Eye Diseases
• Orthopaedics and Traumatology
• Gynaecology and Obstetrics
• Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery
• Aesthetic, Plastic and
• Thoracic Surgery
• Paediatric Surgery
Special Clinics and Centers
• In vitro Fertilization (IVF) Center
• Oncology Center
• Organ Transplant Center
• Liver transplant Center
• Kidney transplant Center
• Bone Marrow Transplant Center
• Check-up Center
• Oral and Dental Health Center
• Diet and Nutrition Center
• Digital Fluoroscopy
• Direct X-Ray
• Magnetic Resonance (MR)
• Color Doppler Ultrasonography
• Multislice Computed Tomography
• Bone Densitometry
• Microbiology and Infection
• Gastroscopy (Esophagogastroduodenoscopy)
• Flexible Sigmoidoscopy - Rectoscopy
• 24- 48 h esophageal pH monitorization with the Bravo capsule
• ERCP (Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)
• Small bowel capsule endoscopy – capsule colonoscopy
• EBUS (Endo-bronchial Ultra Sound)
• Flexible Ureteroscopy and Laser Lithotripsy
• Pulmonary Function Test
Supplementary Services and Units
• Floor Service Doctor
• Patient Admission and Services
• Nursing Services
International Patient Services will work in an appropriate and coordinated manner so that needs of patients visiting Kent Hospital will be met by using all facilities available at the hospital.
International Patient Services will forward any claims and complaints to relevant authorities and register them to ensure settlement of problems and customer satisfaction. They will assist the patient and their relatives and inform them about any related matter.
Our professional staff and expert physicians are ready to meet your healthcare needs here at Kent Hospital in Izmir.
Liver Transplantation Center ( center of exellence)
Kent Hospital is now one of Turkey's private hospitals where to date, our experienced liver transplant team has performed over 1700 successful liver transplants and over 150 transplantations per year.
The success rate of Kent Hospital’s liver transplant team in liver transplant to babies is above the world average.
More than half of all paediatric liver transplants performed in our country was realized by Kent Hospital.
Today, liver transplant is considered as a routine, effective and advanced method of treatment applied to many chronic organ diseases. Sources of organ transplants are divided into two classes: cadaveric and living donors.
Liver Transplantation with Living-related Donors is a the type of operation where partial liver is transplanted from living relatives (mother, father, siblings, spouse or other ) of the patient who has liver disease and is in need of organ transplantation. The relatives must volunteer for this.
In our living donor liver transplantations, each of the three steps of the procedure is performed by a specialist who focuses only on that portion of the procedure. Careful removal of the donor piece, transfer to the recipient, then connection of the blood vessels and bile ducts using a surgical microscope are required for a successful living donor transplant.
Obtaining the donor portion of the liver is performed by Assoc. Prof. Murat Zeytunlu, placing it in the recipient is overseen by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Murat K?l?c, and microsurgery for the anastamoses is performed by Prof. Dr. Mehmet Alper.
Kidney Transplant Center
Kidney Transplant Center of Kent Hospital provides service with a team of kidney transplant experts who received their higher degree of specialization at leading kidney transplant centers of the United States after having received their kidney transplant training at Hacettepe University, which performed the first kidney transplant inTurkey.
Kidney transplantations are being made in our A group private hospitals with 99% success rate of kidney transplantation.
The objective of Kidney Transplant Center of Kent Hospital is to save kidney patients from a life dependent uponhemodialysis and kidney transplant waiting list, and to ensure them to return to their healthy and productive lives. The center also aims at expanding kidney transplant applications in our country and to promote organ donation and raise sensitivity of people on this issue. The kidney transplant program offers:
Our Transplant Team performs paired kidney exchange, also known as a “kidney swap” occurs when a living kidney donor (the relative or friend) is incompatible with the recipient, and so exchanges kidneys with another donor/recipient pair. This kidney paired donation transplant enables two incompatible recipients to receive healthy, more compatible kidneys.
When you contact our center for transplant, your pre-operative examinations will be completed within a few days, and all the hospital staff will help you to ensure you to restore your health without awaiting your turn for the transplant.
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Center
IVF Center of Kent Hospital has been serving with the latest technology and experienced team since 2004. Our principle is to ensure pregnancy as soon as possible by selecting the most appropriate method for couples.
Reasons for infertility are analyzed at our center; general health tests, hormone analysis (basal hormone profile), semen analysis (semen), immunological tests, if necessary, uterus film (HSG), hysteroscopy, office hysteroscopy, uterus examination tests are also carried out.
Once the diagnosis has been confirmed, treatment options and procedures applied at IVF laboratory are as follows:
• Ovulation Induction
• Intra uterine insemination (IUI)
• Conventional in vitro fertilization (IVF-ET)
• Microinjection (ICSI-ET)
• Mini-IVF (Mini-IVF)
• Microsurgical sperm retrieval methods which are: TESA,
TESE, Micro-TESE, MESA, PESA.
• Assisted Hatching-Laser
• Embryo, or Blastocyst (day 5 embryo) transfer
• Vitrification freezing process (Freezing-embryo,
blastocyst, and testicular tissue)
• Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)
• Endoscopic surgery (Laparoscopy, Hysteroscopy)
If you have excessive embryos with sufficient quality, they may be frozen to be transferred in the future. Vitrification being the most successful method is used at our center for it. The embryologist will decide whether embryos can be frozen or not and will inform you.
Bone Marrow Transplant Center
Bone marrow transplant and/or peripheric blood stem cell transplant is the healing of the stem cells damaged by high dose chemotherapy (drugs) and/or radiotherapy (radiation) used in treatment of cancer and non-cancer blood diseases.
It is a quite easy procedure that generally does not have complications. Bone marrow transplantation is not an operation.
With the treatment which is also named as stem cell transplantation in our day, blood stem cells that will regenerate the blood system are given. This process covers a long lasting treatment.
There are Three Types of Bone Marrow Transplant;
Allogeneic Transplant: the transplant made by taking stem cells from the patient’s own siblings, family members or unrelated donors whose tissue groups match with the patient.
Autologous Transplant: the transplant made by collecting the patient’s stem cells from herself/himself and giving back to herself/himself.
In the center that consists of the doctor team of two hematology specialist professors experienced on Stem Cell, a biologist experienced in apheresis and stem cell freezing, 10 nurses and personnel experienced on their subject, there are 10 patient beds.
All diet kinds mainly being the neutropenic (freed of microbes) diet offered to the patients in our center are constantly inspected by a dietician experienced in respect of contents and quality standards.
Our specialist Psychologist provides the necessary psychological support to patients before and after the transplantation. For drug storage and preparation guidelines in chemotherapy and other medication applications, a Pharmacist renders service in our center.
In Kent Hospital, what we do more then others in the world in terms of screening?
In Kent Hospital, we have a unique check up unit in which the process is fully structured. We have the sample withdrawal, ECG and the exercise ECG unit, ultrasonography. The test packages which we created, rely on the guidelines of USPSTF (United States Preventive Services task Force). (Some of the panel contents exceed the minimum suggestions of USPSTF. ). Also if you have a default test package which your insurance or company supplied, we contemplate it to coverage of all health risks and give you a chance to have a complete screening.
There will come a time when people make their screening done yearly as the norm.
Check-Up Packages of Kent Hospital
In the cardiovascular surgery clinic that has been rendering service uninterruptedly since Kent Hospital was founded, many important cardiovascular surgery interventions are being made with low mortality and morbidity rates in standards of developed countries.
Every kind of complicated or special intervention of peripheral vascular surgery including carotid surgery also after the successfully performed operations, patients are monitored in our clinic where a cardiovascular surgery specialist is present 24 hours with the experience of long years and under the light of the guidelines.
Experience of open heart surgery over 3400 and around two thousand aortic surgeries.
With its team specialized in aorta surgery primarily being Professor Doctor Suat Buket, many interventions such as thoracoabdominal aortic operations are performed with quite low complication rates. Again, coronary bypass and cardiac valve operations are applied succesfully with high patient series by following the contemporary updating one-to-one.
Our Center is a reliable center that every kind of cancer patient may apply and all needs of these patients other than radiotherapy are met. In our center, diagnosis and treatment of all cancers are being made with the multidisciplinary approach peculiar to all departments of our hospital.
Every kind of chemotherapy administration is being applied by oncology nurses who are trained and experienced about their subject and knowledgeable about the psychological and physical needs of cancer patients and monitored by specialist physicians. Chemotherapy applications are being realized in our inpatient services in Kent Hospital.
In our center, the up-to-date diagnosis and treatment approaches are closely followed by way of participation in scientific congresses and meetings and treatments in conformity with the international consensus decisions are tried to be implemented. Also enlightening people about protection from cancer is another service provided in our center.
Cancer diagnosis and treatment is a multidisciplinary working that requires collaboration of many specialties.
Accreditations & Awards
Kent Hospital is organizing with the standards of JCIA (Joint Commission of International Accreditation) developing with the frame of JCAHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations) which has a big esteem at the health sector.
For these reasons, at the preparation working we are having consultancy and education from Joint Commission International.
Kent Hospital Laboratory is certified for testing the latest biochemical, hematological, microbiological and hormonal parameters.
Our Medical Team:
Oral and Dental Health Department
Anesthesia and Reanimation
Nutrition and Diet
Endocrinology and Metabolism Diseases
Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery
Physical Theraphy and Rehabilitation
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bone Marrow Transplantation Center
Ear Nose And Throat
Orthopedics & Traumatology
In-Vitro Fertilization Center
To Friends and Staff at Kent Hospital,
My wife, Anna Kalandarishvili, learned that she was infected with hepatitis C virus during an operation 16 years ago. Unfortunately, her liver fibrosis advanced over the years until it reached stage F2-F3. Despite treatment with interferon, her disease continued to progress. Three months ago, our doctors in Georgia recommended that we come to Kent Hospital in Izmir, Turkey for a liver transplant. To that end, we contacted Assoc. Prof. Murat K?l?ç in order to make the appointment with him and his transplant team. My wife’s condition was very serious... after the examination at Kent Hospital, a date was set for the operation by Dr. K?l?ç. He and his highly professional team successfully carried out the operation, and my wife had the chance to get back to her normal life.
It is difficult to express in words the gratitude and admiration we feel towards Assoc. Prof. Murat K?l?ç and his team for giving life back to my wife. We loved the friendly atmosphere at Kent Hospital, and the professionalism and kindness of the medical staff at every level. The hard work of our coordinator, Nana Svintradze, made our stay especially enjoyable and trouble-free.
Thank you for your care in helping my wife regain her health. Our whole family is very appreciative!
Sincerely, Prof. David Nozadze, PhD.
Ibrahim Ayhan Sürücü who was three months and 10 days old as he lied on surgery table in Kent Hospital, Izmir, Turkey and got off the operation table with the title "the youngest baby who had liver transplantation in Turkey", grew up, achieved walking and already completed 2 years of his life. His mother Aysel and father Nusret Sürücü who had the fear of losing their little son every moment, now chase after their son and say "These days were like dream for us, we still cannot believe".
?brahim Ayhan Sürücü
Two children have given a "gift of life" to their fathers who were able to recover their health via liver transplantation. Without a moment's hesitation, Merve (20) has donated a part of her liver to her father As?m Gündüz (51) and Ahmet (22) to his father Ibrahim Gönülta? (46). Two dads began their new lives with liver parts transplanted from their children at Izmir Kent Hospital with a 27 days interval. Gündüz and Gönülta?, who already celebrated the first Father's Day in their second lives, have commented "Our children have gifted us "life", the most beautiful present a dad can get on Father's Day" while they embraced their children.
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Center of Culture and Civilization
Izmir, historically Smyrna, is the third most popolous city in Turkey with close to 4 million inhabitants and is the country's second largest port. It is located in the Gulf of Izmir, by the Aegean Sea. Dotted with idyllic fishing harbors, popular holiday villages and the remains of ancient civilizations attesting to the inheritance of more than 5.000 years of history, culture and mythology, Turkey's Aegean shores are among the loveliest landscapes in the world. Homer wasborn in Izmir and wrote his world renowned saga of the Illiad here about the ancient city of Troy which is only two hours away. Izmir also incorporates the nearby: