Your Questions

You will be welcomed by your patient coordinator and enter the hospital with your coordinator. Your examination would be started. You will stay in the hospital for 3-4 days and the rest 3-4 days at the Hampton by Hilton hotel. After you are discharged from the hospital, you can easily enjoy Istanbul.
  • Bariatric surgery is safe in Turkey
  • Surgical equipment is modern & contemporary
  • Medicines used are the same as those used in England, Sweden & Norway
  • Surgical procedures are much cheaper in cost in Turkey
  • Healthcare standards are high in Turkey and abide by EU standards


We can reassure and testify that bariatric surgery in Turkey is as safe as in any other Western European country, this includes places such as England, Sweden and Norway. Diagnostic equipment, surgical techniques and the medicines we use are the same. Surgical intervention in Turkey is countries because they are highly taxed, this is the major difference. HIGH QUALITY – LOW COST

Our most commonly asked question! Research and practice show that bariatric surgery is an effective and efficient procedure for those severely obese people who need to lose weight. If the instructions and advice given by the surgeon are followed meticulously excellent results will be achieved and maintained.
Our patients usually feel good enough to return to work in a week, but generally the postoperative recovery takes approximately 4 weeks.After surgery, you will feel good enough to visit every part of Istanbul.
To ensure that your body functions as it should, the answer is yes. We recommend that you take additional mineral and vitamin supplements for the rest of your life according to the type of surgery you have under- gone and your blood test results. Following surgery, due to its’ reduced capacity, the stomach absorbs fewer essential nutrients, minerals and vitamins, these need to be supplemented.
It is advisable not to consider pregnancy for at least 18 months following surgery, however women who have undergone bariatric surgery do not lose the ability to carry a child. We understand that this is a very important issue for some women.
As Dr.HE clinic, our goal is to ensure that every aspect of your treatment is handled with the upmost care and attention to whole procedure of your treatment. We offer a 5-year follow-up that we can answer your questions by phone and email for 5 years after your transaction.
If you have pre-existing health problems that may be deemed serious, for example, heart related diseases or a serious illness, we request that tests are performed by your Doctor to your travel. Already all necessary tests will be undertaken at our hospital the day before your surgery.
Surgical procedures aren’t for everyone, but we can help you determine whether you’re a candidate based on your height, weight and medical history. Body Mass Your index and your doctor’s diagnosis and results should be considered and it is important to listen to your doctor’s recommendations. If diet changes, regular exercise have been tried and failed to fight obesity, bariatric surgery may be the next step. Your doctor will need to determine your Body Mass Index and take all the precautions you have taken to lose weight. The criterion for bariatric surgery is that the person’s BMI is 35 and more.
After surgery, almost all patients reach their ideal weight. This is an excellent result. However, patients who maintain a healthy diet plan designed by the dietitian will maintain their lifelong weight. Weight loss is a difficult task, but willingness to maintain a positive attitude and a healthy lifestyle means that your obesity is a thing of the past!
Prior to bariatric surgery, there is no specific diet that needs to be followed. However, two weeks before your surgery we and recommend that you to commence a low fat diet. This has medical benefits and the adap tation will prepare you for your lifestyle following surgery.
In theory, yes, there is a possibility that you will gain weight again. You can still eat enough to stretch your stomach to get extra food. However, it is very important that you stick to a diet high in protein and rich in fruits and vegetables, and also avoid sugar, animal fats and processed foods. You should eat the food with very small bites, very slow and very good chewing. Those who follow these rules will never be overweight again.