Koç University Hospital
KOÇ UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Research & Innovation
Koç University Hospital became operational in September 2014 as a research and training hospital. With the completion of the second phase of the Health Sciences Campus, the hospital increased its capacity to 404 inpatient rooms and 73 intensive care unit beds.
With 220.000 m2 net area, Health Sciences Campus including medical school, nursing school, research laboratories and advanced learning center aims to contribute to qualified human capital in healthcare sector with its innovative approach and dynamic team at North American standards.
MEDAMERICAN AMBULATORY CARE SURGERY CENTER
Care & Pleasure
MedAmerican Ambulatory Care Surgery Center established in 1997 as part of the Koç Healthcare Institutions. MedAmerican Ambulatory Care Surgery Center provides services in all medical disciplines at international quality standards through its highly qualified physicians and experienced healthcare personnel.
Each employee at Koç Healthcare Institutions understand that every patient is unique, with special needs and requires tailored approach. In order to deliver the best possible care, we organize our healthcare services according to comprehensive care groups thereby putting the patients in the center of our system.
Spread across Koç Healthcare institutions, Service Lines are implemented with the purpose of providing our patients best continuum of care with a multidisciplinary approach in each clinical pathway.
Instead of a volume oriented and departmental system, we offer our services as clinical programs and service lines. Removing all territorial barriers between departments allows us to serve our patients in a more comprehensive and value-based manner.
Comprehensive Cancer Program
Our comprehensive cancer program is the first multidisciplinary service line consisting of specialized physicians, cancer nurses, psycho-oncologists and patient care coordinators who work together to provide the best available care to our cancer patients and their families in a caring environment. At our institutions, every cancer patient’s treatment is planned during multidisciplinary cancer meetings in which specialists, each highly trained in their fields, share their knowledge and experience to offer a tailored treatment.
MD Anderson International Collaboration
Our partnership with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Radiation Oncology began in 2010 as the only satellite radiation treatment facility outside the United States. In 2016, we expanded this partnership by becoming an MD Anderson International Associate Member, granting us exclusivity rights over 22 countries. Today, besides Radiation Oncology, American Hospital provides healthcare services in every field involved in cancer treatment ensuring the identical quality and standards with MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Unit brings together a combination of extensive experience, up-to-date protocols from cutting-edge research and latest technology. Director of the Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Unit, Professor Selçuk Peker treated more than 7,000 patients and holds considerable number of internationally recognized publications to his name. With powerful human capital and the most precise radiosurgery system on the market, patients with cranial disorders will receive the finest care possible. We are proud to say Koç Healthcare Institutions are among the first healthcare providers in Turkey to implement the latest radiosurgery system, found in selected centers worldwide. Our Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Unit has the capacity to serve approximately 2,000 patients each year.
Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit
In accordance with our Comprehensive Cancer Program, bone marrow transplantation unit started admitting patients in the second half of 2016 at Koç University Hospital. The unit consists of 14 HEPA-filtered air-locked single rooms, a flow-cytometry laboratory, and a cell manipulation laboratory with a clean room. Under three internationally acknowledged academics in lead, the unit has already proven to become our newest excellence center with an annual capacity of 120 patients. Pediatric bone marrow transplantation unit will be in operation in 2018, which will be a great step forward for our pediatrics service line.
Living Heart Cardiovascular Service Line
Living Heart is a multidisciplinary cardiovascular program that congregates a high-qualified team from Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology and Vascular Surgery departments supported by advanced technology.
With a flow of 5000 minimally invasive operations yearly, numerous innovative approaches and techniques introduced to the literature by our competent cardiac surgeons. Haldun Karagöz, M.D., director of the Living Heart Cardiovascular Service Line, is one of the leading cardiovascular surgeons of the world and developed various surgical techniques and he is the first surgeon in the world to perform a coronary bypass operation in an awake patient. Genco Yücel, M.D., a world-renowned interventional cardiologist, is the first physician to execute TAVI and Mitraclip operations in Turkey. The collaboration within the team combined with the accreditation from the “European Association of Echocardiography” allow us to continue being the most respected and leading cardiovascular center in the nation.
Spine Center is a multi-disciplinary clinical program that brings together physical therapy, rehabilitation, neurology, neurosurgery, rheumatology and orthopedics departments. The center, led by 6 reputable academicians from different disciplines, provides services for various degenerative spinal disorders to complex congenital scoliosis, each case being evaluated individually to offer a tailored treatment.
Gynecology, General Surgery and Urology are the main surgical departments that utilize Robotic Surgery in our institutions. Most up-to-date technology combined with highly experienced surgeons, patients are receiving the best care possible.
Organ Transplantation Center
Organ Transplantation is a serious need in all over the world. Koç University Hospital offers organ transplantation in a high quality level based on an advanced global standard of care. The mentor and the chief of the Koç University Hospital Organ Transplantation Center is the worldly renowned transplant surgeon Professor Münci Kalayoğlu, M.D. Dr. Kalayoğlu served as the chief of the Wisconsin University Medical School Liver Transplant Center and recognized as one of the most innovative 20 pediatric surgeons alive today in the world.
Koç University Hospital Organ Transplantation Center offers kidney, pancreas, liver transplant operations by an internationally experienced team under the leadership of Professor Burak Koçak, M.D. and Assistant Professor Turan Kanmaz, M.D. Koç University Hospital Pediatric Organ Transplantation Program offers kidney and liver transplant operations.
Choosing the right transplantation center is very important. Organ transplantation does not solely consists of the operation. It includes pre-transplant and post-transplant processes as well. It requires a multidisciplinary care, therefore a high quality of laboratory, operation rooms, pre and post operation care and intensive care unit (ICU) and imaging services is necessary during the transplantation process. Koç University Hospital is fully equipped with the latest technology and offers advanced surgical applications. The organ transplant surgeries at Koç University Hospital performed by our highly experienced organ transplant team in a fully equipped hospital based on the cutting-edge technology, results in high success rates.
Koç University Hospital Organ Transplantation Center offers the following procedures:
- Simultaneous kidney, liver and pancreas transplantation
- Donor kidney removal through laparoscopic technique (intervention through belly button) or robot assisted technique
- Pediatric kidney and liver transplantation (simultaneously or separately)
- The Center works with the first EFI accredited immunology laboratory in Turkey.
Koç University Hospital Address
Maltepe Mahallesi, Topkapı Caddesi No:4, 34010 Zeytinburnu/İstanbul
Languages Spoken at Koç Univesity Hospital
Almanca, Arapça, Arnavutça, Boşnakça, Bulgarca, Farsça, Flemenkçe, Fransızca, Gürcüce, Hırvatça, İngilizce, İspanyolca, İtalyanca, Kürtçe, Makedonca, Moğolca, Romence, Rusça, Sırpçe, Ukraynaca.
Koç Univesity Hospital Free Services
Treatment Unit I
- Allergy – Immunology
- Cardiovascular Surgery
- Clinical Laboratories
- Ear Nose and Throat
- General Surgery
- ICU Coronary Care
- Infectious Diseases
- Internal Medicine
- Medical Oncology
- Nuclear Medicine
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology
- Orthopedics and Traumatology
Treatment Unit II
- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
- Radiation Treatment
- Speech and Language Pathology
- Anesthesiology and Reanimation
- Check Up
- Emergency Service
- ICU Neonatal
Treatment Unit III
- Intensive Care Units
- Nutrition and Diet
- Operating Room
- Oral and Dental Health
- Pain Management
- Pediatric Surgery
- Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
- Pulmonary Medicine
- Radiology and Medical Imaging
- Sleep Disorders Lab
- Thoracic Surgery
- Vascular Surgery