The Constantinople American Hospital was created in 1920 by US Navy Admiral L. Bristol and was purchased by the Vehbi Koç Foundation (VKV) in 1995 to serve as a not-for-profit private hospital.
The American Hospital Istanbul, located in the area of Nişantaşı in Istanbul, Turkey, is one of the best-equipped hospitals in the city. It includes 220 beds, 41 intensive care units, 31 outpatient beds, and 12 operating rooms. With its healthcare workers, medical technologies, and administrative processes, the American Hospital has always aspired to deliver the highest international standards, as well as contribute to the growth of Turkey's healthcare system.
In addition to the 20,000 inpatients treated each year, the hospital sees over 120,000 outpatients yearly. Annually, about 10,000 surgeries are conducted, encompassing the whole surgical range.
American Hospital is the first hospital among all public and private hospitals in Turkey to simultaneously hold these awards and certificates:
The Joint Commission International (JCI)
ISO 9001: Certificate of Quality,
ISO 14001: Environmental Management System
IS0 27001: Information Security Management System certificates.
Joint Commission International (JCI) reaccredited American Hospital for the sixth time in July 2018.
Superbrands, an international independent authority in the fields of brand management and marketing, named American Hospital one of Turkey's Superbrands in 2015.
American Hospital Istanbul: Treatments units
Cardiovascular Surgery Department
The Cardiovascular Surgery Department of the American Hospital has an incredibly dependable and skilled workforce. It provides high-quality care for people of all ages who are suffering from complex and dangerous illnesses.
American Hospital Istanbul surgeons are pioneers in the treatment of cardiovascular and cardiothoracic diseases, employing cutting-edge techniques such as minimally invasive heart surgery with robot-assisted techniques.
The department has multiple units, where competent ophthalmologists with specialization in diverse subjects treat patients of any age.
Gastroenterology and hepatology
The American Hospital’s Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology delivers preventive, early diagnostic, and treatment services well above the ordinary global standard by integrating cutting-edge technologies with highly trained experienced clinicians.
Rheumatoid disorders are a large group of conditions that are divided into two categories: inflammatory and non-inflammatory; both types are treated at the American Hospital's Rheumatology Department using modern diagnostic and therapeutic methods.
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
All illnesses within the area of focus are evaluated at every phase, from diagnosis to therapy, at the department of endocrinology and metabolic diseases in American hospital, Istanbul. The department offers the most sensible, up-to-date science-based solutions to patients.
Why American Hospital Istanbul?
Patients have been treated at the facility for over a decade. The yearly inflow of patients attests to the fact that American Hospital Istanbul is a popular choice among people.
American Hospital Istanbul's major purpose in providing healthcare services is to protect the safety of patients. To ensure that patients get care in a secure environment, all hospital workers are subjected to severe security procedures.
JCI certification indicates that American Hospital Istanbul provides excellent treatment quality and places a great value on its patient’s well-being.
The first hospital in Turkey to integrate tumor navigation with robotic prostatectomy was the American Hospital Istanbul. The hospital enhances its technology, to maintain its reputation.
Laser treatment for eyesight in those over 40 years old is available at the Ophthalmology Department. As a result, American Hospital Istanbul is the only hospital in Turkey and one of the few in the world to provide this treatment.
The American Hospital and the MD Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas – the best cancer hospital in the United States of America – have established a business partnership that covers all departments that deal with cancer treatment.