Diagnosis and conservative treatment of psoriasis (program ID: 317087)

Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul

location_on Istanbul, Turkey
8/10 from 23 Votes
Specialized hospital
Mustafa Özdemir

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Mustafa Özdemir

Specialized in: dermatology

Department of Dermatology

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • immune status (IgE)
  • differential diagnosis of other diseases of the skin 
  • skin scratch/prick tests
  • consultation of related specialists
  • symptomatic specific treatment
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • control examinations
  • full hospital accommodation
  • developing of further guidance 
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About the department

The Department of Dermatology at the Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the skin and its appendages, as well as the solution of aesthetic skin problems. The highly qualified team of the department's dermatologists has at its command all modern treatments, including phototherapy, galvanotherapy and a wide selection of dermatologic procedures, such as cryotherapy, electrocautery, puncture and excisional biopsy. The very latest treatment methods in combination with the exceptional qualifications of doctors make it possible to successfully deal even with particularly complex pathologies. The Chief Physician of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Mustafa Özdemir.

The department's clinical practice is mainly focused on the diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the skin, hair, nails and skin manifestations of sexually transmitted diseases. In addition, the team of the department's dermatologists is proud of the excellent results in the treatment of eczema, atopic dermatitis, acne, psoriasis, sexually transmitted diseases, genital warts, herpes, herpes zoster, fungal and skin infections, benign and malignant skin tumors, hair and nail diseases, warts, itching of unknown etiology and other skin pathologies.

The key focuses of the department's work include:

  • Computer skin mapping, dermatoscopy 
  • Computer analysis of hair composition
  • Analysis of wrinkles, age spots, subcutaneous fat and skin tone
  • PUVA phototherapy, narrowband ultraviolet phototherapy
  • Allergic tests (skin prick test, open patch test)
  • Diagnostics using Wood's lamp (black lamp)
  • Galvanotherapy
  • Dermatosurgical procedures
    • Cryotherapy
    • Electrocauterization
    • Puncture and excisional skin biopsy
  • Cosmetic procedures
    • Laser therapy (laser devices IPL, Nd: YAG, fractional laser ER: YAG)
    • Sclerotherapy
    • Large selection of chemical peels
    • Mesotherapy
    • PRP dermatotherapy
    • Botox and filler injections
  • Other medical services

Curriculum vitae

Education and Professional Career

  • 2010 - 2012 Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University.
  • 2004 - 2010 Faculty of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Selçuk University.
  • 2000 - 2004 Work at the Private Hospital.
  • 1995 Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University-Cerrahpaşa.

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