Gaziosmanpasa Hospital of Yeniyuzyil University

location_on Istanbul, Turkey
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Department of Pulmonology (534999)

Merih Kalamanoğlu Balcı

Prof. Dr. med.

Merih Kalamanoğlu Balcı

Specialized in: pulmonology

About the Department of Pulmonology at Gaziosmanpasa Hospital of Yeniyuzyil University

The Department of Pulmonology at the Gaziosmanpasa Hospital of Yeniyuzyil University offers the accurate diagnostics and modern treatment of diseases of the lungs and respiratory tract. Of particular interest is the treatment of lung cancer, asthma, tuberculosis, bronchiectasis, snoring, and obstructive sleep apnea. The doctors of the department have at their command a variety of effective medical techniques, which are well-proven all over the world. The Chief Physician of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Merih Kalamanoğlu Balcı.

The diagnostic options of the department include:

  • Physical examination
  • X-ray examinations
  • Fluorography
  • Сomputed tomography
  • Sputum examination
  • Pleural fluid cytology (in lung cancer)
  • Puncture biopsy (in lung cancer)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Allergy skin tests
  • Sleep monitoring for the diagnostics of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea
  • Other examinations

The department specializes in the treatment of the following pulmonary diseases:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases
  • Lung cancer
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Pulmonary emphysema
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic cough and shortness of breath
  • Pneumonia (lung inflammation)
  • Obstructive bronchitis
  • Sternum pain
  • Pleurisy
  • Hemoptysis
  • Pathological changes in the lungs due to smoking
  • Tuberculosis
  • Snore
  • Obstructive sleep apnea 
  • Other diseases of the lungs and respiratory tract

Photo of the doctor: (c) Private Gaziosmanpasa Hospital 

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