Memorial Sisli Hospital Istanbul
Memorial Sisli Hospital Istanbul - Departments
Department of Neurology and Epileptology
The Department of Neurology and Epileptology offers the full range of medical services for the diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. The department successfully uses modern and most effective treatments for headache, movement disorders, cerebrovascular diseases, epilepsy, back pain, muscle pain, dizziness, dementia and other neurological pathologies. To provide the accurate diagnostics, the department has a huge arsenal of high-precision studies, including electroencephalography, electromyography, recording of evoked potentials, radiography, computed and magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound Doppler scanning of the vessels of the head and neck, etc. A highly qualified team of experienced doctors takes care of the health of the nervous system of patients. Most of them have undergone postgraduate training in renowned medical centers in America and Europe, thanks to which they have unique skills and deep knowledge in their field of competence.
Department of Kidney Transplantation in Adults and Children
The Department of Kidney Transplantation in Adults and Children specializes in kidney transplantation in adults and children with advanced stages of chronic kidney failure. The department's specialists also provide comprehensive preparation for the intervention and follow-up care after transplantation. Depending on the particular clinical case, kidney transplantations both from living and deceased donors are performed. The removal of the donor kidney is performed using laparoscopic techniques. The most important condition for successful treatment outcome and exclusion of rejection of the transplanted organ is the compatibility of the donor kidney with the recipient's tissues. The department's surgeons perform more than 370 kidney transplantations annually, and therefore they have vast clinical experience. The treatment success rates in the department are at the highest level and are not inferior to the results of transplantation in the leading hospitals in the world.
Department of Liver Transplantation in Adults and Children
The Department of Liver Transplantation in Adults and Children specializes in liver transplantation from living and deceased donors. The operations are performed in adults and children with incurable liver pathologies. The department is also responsible for the preparation and follow-up care of liver transplant patients. The highly qualified surgeons of the department successfully practice innovative surgical techniques for bloodless liver transplantation. Performing more than 260 liver transplant operations annually, the department ranks among the best highly specialized medical centers of this kind not only in Turkey, but throughout the world. It is noteworthy that the department enjoys the status of a Training Center – transplant surgeons from leading hospitals in the world, mainly from the United States, regularly undergo medical training here.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Dentistry
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Dentistry offers the full range of services in the area of its specialization. Thanks to innovative techniques, long experience of medical staff and advanced equipment, the department provides both prevention and treatment of diseases of the teeth and oral cavity in adults and children. To ensure maximum comfort, all procedures are performed under anesthesia. The department's doctors use in their work only the most modern materials, which meet high quality standards. The specialists do not use amalgam fillings. The department strictly adheres to safety and sterility standards. The clinic also offers preliminary computer-assisted stimulation of the final treatment result, which is a significant advantage for patients who want to reshape their teeth, correct the occlusion or restore the dentition. This approach ensures the beauty and health of the smile for many years.
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology
The Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology offers the full range of medical services for prevention, diagnostics and conservative treatment of heart diseases. The doctors successfully use in their clinical practice effective pharmacotherapy regimens, as well as modern interventional procedures that help restore the normal state of the cardiovascular system and avoid more invasive heart surgery. The department includes an advanced Chest Pain Unit, which provides medical care to patients with acute coronary syndrome around the clock. To provide comprehensive treatment, cardiologists cooperate closely with specialists from the Departments of Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Surgery, Radiology and Nuclear Medicine. The department's patients are provided with high-quality and effective treatment, which meets the highest standards of modern cardiology.
Department of Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Surgery
The Department of Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Surgery offers the full range of surgical treatment of cardiovascular diseases, with the exception of heart transplant. The high professionalism of the team of the department's surgeons in combination with advanced equipment allows them to perform the most complex cardiac interventions, including the reconstruction of heart valves and coronary vessels. Due to the presence of state-of-the-art surgical equipment in operating rooms, most interventions on the heart and blood vessels are performed without thoracotomy and extensive surgical access, which contributes to rapid recovery after surgery. The department's specialists most often perform coronary artery bypass grafting, operations to correct heart valve defects and congenital heart defects in adults. The department annually performs more than 1,000 cardiac surgical procedures of varying severity.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery offers the full range of medical services for patients with diseases of the ear, throat, nose, paranasal sinuses, vocal cords, as well as pharyngeal and laryngeal diseases. The scope of tasks of the department's medical team also includes the treatment of sleep disorders and balance disorders. Of particular interest is therapy of benign and malignant head and neck tumors. The department's specialists admit patients of different age groups, including children. The patients' health is in the safe hands of highly qualified doctors, who have colossal clinical experience and professional achievements. The doctors' skills are complemented by the very latest diagnostic and treatment methods, including the very latest drugs, many of which are not available in developing countries. Surgical treatment is performed in high-tech operating rooms, with observance of the strictest standards of sterility and safety.
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolic Disorders
The Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolic Disorders offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services in the areas of its specialization in accordance with the highest standards of modern medicine. An experienced team of the department's doctors admits patients with diseases of the thyroid and parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, pituitary glands, as well as sex glands in men and women (testicles and ovaries). The specialists of the medical facility provide the highly effective treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus, including gestational diabetes mellitus, as well as metabolic disorders. The department has high-tech diagnostic equipment to detect the slightest dysfunction of the endocrine glands, including before the manifestation of any clinical symptoms. The treatment regimen is developed for each patient individually, according to the current clinical protocols and recommendations of professional societies.
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
The Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology offers the full range of highly accurate diagnostics and effective treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, including diseases of the liver, gallbladder and biliary tract. The clinical practice involves the use of state-of-the-art endoscopic equipment for colonoscopy, gastroscopy, rectosigmoidoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and other diagnostic examinations. The exceptional professionalism of the department's doctors allows them to successfully deal with both simple digestive diseases and especially complex gastroenterological pathologies, including cancer. Each patient receives an individual approach, as well as an optimal treatment regimen with due consideration of his specific needs and wishes.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Traumatology, Hand, Foot Surgery and Spinal Surgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Traumatology, Hand, Foot Surgery and Spinal Surgery offers the full range of modern diagnostic and treatment methods for patients with diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system, including sports injuries. The special focus in clinical practice is on arthroscopic interventions on the knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist and ankle joints, on the treatment of hand and foot diseases, as well as on the treatment of osteomyelitis and correction of unequal leg length. The department's doctors have in their arsenal the most effective classical and innovative treatment methods, which are successfully applied in developed countries with the highest level of medicine. The department has progressive operating rooms for surgical treatment of both simple and especially complex orthopedic diseases. Each patient can undergo comprehensive treatment in accordance with modern medical standards, taking into account his individual needs and wishes.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery offers the full range of surgical treatment for diseases of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves. A neurosurgical intervention is preceded by the diagnostics using state-of-the-art equipment, including CT and MRI scans, angiography and other diagnostic tests. Surgical interventions are performed in operating rooms equipped with the latest technology. The neurosurgeons successfully use advanced systems of neuronavigation, neuromonitoring, CUSA ultrasound surgery device, O-Arm intraoperative CT, radiosurgical systems for stereotactic interventions and many other innovations. This allows the doctors to perform intervention with maximum safety and to exclude damage to vital structures of the brain and spinal cord. The department employs specialists with excellent qualifications and vast clinical experience, which they have gained in the best medical facilities in Turkey, Europe and the United States.
Department of Pediatric Surgery
The Department of Pediatric Surgery offers the full range of modern surgical interventions for the treatment of various pathologies in children. The surgeons of the medical facility also provide the surgical treatment of congenital pathologies detected in the fetus at the stage of intrauterine development. The department's specialists admit young patients between the ages of 0 and 14 years. The department's medical team devotes enough time to counseling parents and does everything possible in order to make the treatment as painless as possible for the child. Whenever possible, the surgeons use laparoscopic and thoracoscopic access, which significantly reduces and facilitates the postoperative recovery period – after a couple of days, the child can already move and play freely. When planning treatment tactics, the doctors necessarily take into account the age of the young patient and the individual physiological characteristics of the growing organism. Both simple routine operations and advanced interventions are performed according to current clinical protocols.
Department of General and Bariatric Surgery
The Department of General and Bariatric Surgery offers the full range of effective surgical treatment at the highest level of modern medicine. The priority clinical tasks of the department's doctors include the surgical treatment of diseases of the abdominal organs, including the stomach, small and large intestine, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and biliary tract, as well as hernias and pathologies of the esophagus and thyroid gland. Of particular interest is colorectal surgery in patients with colon and rectal cancer, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. In addition, the department's specialists provide treatment to the patients with morbid obesity. To quickly reduce body weight, the department performs gastric bypass surgery and sleeve gastroplasty. Such operations are performed in patients with a body mass index above 35, with the available complications of obesity. The department employs highly qualified surgeons who have successful clinical experience in performing operations of any degree of complexity.
Department of Pediatric Urology
The Department of Pediatric Urology offers the full range of modern medical services for the diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the genitourinary system in boys. The specialists of the department mostly admit patients with congenital urologic pathologies for treatment. The department has state-of-the-art technical equipment for minimally invasive, endoscopic and robot-assisted interventions, which are characterized by minimal trauma and are performed through several small incisions. Thanks to the use of such innovative techniques, the postoperative recovery of the child is significantly reduced, and severe pain syndrome is also excluded. The doctors of the department get along well with children and do their best to make young patients feel comfortable and not to have fear about the upcoming treatment.
Department of Urology and Andrology
The Department of Urology and Andrology offers comprehensive diagnostics and effective treatment of the full spectrum of diseases of the genital organs in men, as well as the urinary system in men and women. Andrology specialists deal with the treatment of male infertility, erectile dysfunction, ejaculation disorders, age-related changes in men, etc. One of the key focuses of the department's work is the treatment of oncological diseases of the genitourinary system in men. The department's medical team is distinguished by exceptional professionalism in their area of expertise and regularly demonstrates excellent treatment success rates. The doctors work on advanced medical equipment that allows them to detect the slightest pathological changes and effectively carry out surgical treatment using endoscopic, laparoscopic and robotic techniques, which guarantee quick postoperative recovery and minimal risks of complications after the intervention.
Department of Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, Urogynecology and Obstetrics
The Department of Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, Urogynecology and Obstetrics provides high-quality diagnostics and treatment of the full spectrum of diseases of the female genital organs. The area of competence of the department's specialists also includes the integrated management of pregnancy, including high-risk pregnancies and multiple pregnancies, delivery and postnatal care for the mother and baby. The treatment of the female genital oncopathologies is of particular interest to the department's gynecologists. Cancer treatment is based on an interdisciplinary approach – all the necessary experts from related fields are involved in the therapeutic process, including oncologists, radiation therapists, chemotherapists, surgeons and others. In addition, the department deals with the treatment of diseases of the pelvic organs. It provides effective therapy for all types of urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. The clinical practice involves the use of only modern and most effective treatments, which make it possible to achieve excellent results both in simple benign pathologies and in especially complex forms of cancer. Much attention is paid to the preservation of reproductive function in young women.
Department of Pediatric Oncology, Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation
The Department of Pediatric Oncology, Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services for young patients with benign and malignant diseases of the hematopoietic system, solid neoplasms of various localization. The department's competence also includes autologous and allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. To provide comprehensive treatment, pediatric oncologists cooperate closely with specialists in the field of pediatric surgery, orthopedics, neurosurgery, otolaryngology, ophthalmology and others. The diagnostics is carried out in cooperation with specialists from the Department of Radiology, which has state-of-the-art imaging equipment. In addition to high-quality medical service, the department provides both young patients and their parents with competent psychological care, the attending physicians also take care of the psychological state of the children. The department is one of the best in the area of its specialization in Turkey and has an excellent reputation abroad.
Department of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation
The Department of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation offers the full range of medical services for patients with benign and malignant diseases of the blood and hematopoietic system. In addition, the department is the leading highly specialized Turkish medical facility in the field of bone marrow transplantation. This procedure is indicated for patients with leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and aplastic anemia. The Section for Bone Marrow Transplantation meets all the current standards of modern medicine, as well as the criteria of the European JACIE organization, which accredits hospitals specializing in this procedure. The patients with blood malignancies receive the most effective chemotherapy regimens, which allow the doctors to achieve brilliant therapeutic results even in especially complex clinical cases. The department's doctors also successfully perform apheresis procedures.
Department of Oncology
The Department of Oncology offers the full range of high-quality medical services for prevention, diagnostics and treatment of malignant tumors of various localization. With the advanced conservative and surgical methods of cancer treatment, the department has the status of one of the leading in Turkey, and is also known for its achievements in cancer treatment in Europe and the USA. The diagnostics is carried out in collaboration with the Departments of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, which have state-of-the-art imaging systems. The specialists of the medical facility competently combine effective regimens of chemotherapy and radiation therapy with surgical interventions for tumor resection. With appropriate clinical indications, the doctors also successfully use hormonal therapy, immunotherapy, antibody therapy and targeted therapy. Depending on the particular clinical case, the aim of the department's physicians is to achieve a complete recovery or long-term remission.
Department of Reproductive Medicine
The Department of Reproductive Medicine offers the full range of top-class medical services for patients with fertility disorders. The primary specialization of the medical facility is in vitro fertilization, which helps women to achieve the desired pregnancy. As of today, the department has earned an impeccable reputation not only in Turkey but throughout the world. The department pioneered the use of such techniques as surgical sperm retrieval and microinjection, embryo freezing procedures, endometrial cell cultivation and preimplantation genetic diagnostics in Turkey. Thanks to the professional treatment of infertility, more than 10,000 babies were born within the walls of the hospital.
Department of Aesthetic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of Aesthetic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery offers the full range of surgical interventions in these medical fields. Aesthetic interventions are performed for the improvement of appearance, while reconstructive surgery improves functional performance in addition to aesthetic aspects. The department's plastic surgeons specialize in surgery in the face and whole body. It is carefully planned prior to the operation, the expected result is modeled using special computer programs. Thus, the patients can be sure that the outcome of the operation will be optimal.
Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology
The Department of Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology offers the full range of services for the diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the eye and its appendages. The department deals with the treatment of patients of various age groups – from infants to the elderly. The key attention in clinical practice is paid to refractive eye surgery, surgical treatment of cataracts, glaucoma, treatment of corneal and retinal diseases, neuro-ophthalmic diseases, correction of strabismus, as well as plastic surgery outside the eyeball (oculoplasty). The department has advanced medical equipment for high-precision diagnostics of eye pathologies and effective treatment of any degree of complexity.
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