Is it safe to travel to Iran?

Iran is generally a very safe place to travel, so much so that many travelers describe it as the ‘safest country I’ve ever been to.’ According to the 2019 Travel Risk Map showing the risk level in the world, Iran is as safe as many of the European countries to travel.

Visitors need a visa to travel to Iran?

All visitors can apply for the visa on arrival or through travel agencies before traveling to Iran. (Except U.S, U.K, and Canadian citizens). It is interesting to know that no one stamps visitors’ passports at the airport.

What is Medical Tourism?

Medical Tourism is a new concept used to represent obtaining medical or surgical services while traveling or vacationing in another country.

What are the types of medical procedures that tourists usually seek in Turkey?

There are a lot of different medical/surgical options for medical tourists. Primarily, medical tourists get elective procedures such as cosmetic surgery, hip and knee replacements, dental procedures, infertility treatments, any procedure that is usually not covered by insurance or has a long waiting time in their home country.

What are the cost savings compared to the costs in my country? 

The potential cost savings for medical tourists are enormous and, as a result, are one of the more essential factors in seeking treatment in Turkey. It is important to note that the cost for each individual will vary depending on their need and requirements. Usually, an elective procedure such as a knee replacement would cost an average of $30,000 in the US. Whereas getting that same procedure done using similar quality parts in Turkey would require 70 – 80% less than the cost in the US, including the hospital stay, all process, and physicians’ fees and transportation to and from Turkey. The prices compared to the UK are similarly lower by about 75 – 85%. This is mainly possible because of favorable currency exchange rates.

Are these cost savings due to lower standards of medicine in Turkey?

Absolutely not, the Turkish medical standards match up to the highly prescribed international standards. The lower costs are due to favorable currency conversion rates and lower costs of operating in Turkey.

Why should I choose Turkey over other destinations?

Turkey has some of the most highly qualified and experienced physicians in the world. With a cultural emphasis on education, most of these physicians have gone on to super-specialized in their field, enabling them to become experts in their respective medical specialties. Further, most of the physicians that are in the ITEM network have had extensive hands-on training.

Turkey has several private hospitals that are designed to provide world-class medical care Turkey. These hospitals utilize some of the best medical equipment that is available worldwide.

Can I speak to the doctor in Turkey before going on my trip?

ITEM will be happy to arrange a phone consultation with the corresponding physician in Turkey and ensure that all of your questions are answered. We provide this as part of our total package, as we want you to be totally comfortable with your decision to go to Turkey for your medical needs. You can also have your doctor consult with our doctors in Turkey.

After reaching Turkey, how do I go about my trip?

ITEM Relationship Manager will be with you every step of the way; from meeting you at the airport when you land in Turkey, to the moment, you leave to fly back home. Their sole function is to provide you with any assistance that you may need. They will ensure that transportation is arranged to and from your accommodation to the hospital. In addition, you will also be given a pre-paid cellular phone during your stay, so that you can contact your Relationship Manager or anyone else that you may want.

Can I travel as soon as my medical treatment is over?

Your physician in Turkey will make an assessment of your recovery and make a decision as to when it may be possible for you to travel.

What are the types of medical tourism in Iran?

Medical tourism in Iran includes 3 sections: medical and cosmetic treatments in Iran, nature therapy tourism in Iran and health tourism in Iran. In the following, we will talk about the types of medical tourism in Iran.

What are the most famous medical and cosmetic surgeries in Iran?

Many diseases are treated in medical tourism in Iran; Iran is also the hub of cosmetic surgeries, especially the nose job.

Between all the surgeries and treatments, you can find in medical tourism in Iran, based on Iran medical tourism reviews, these are the most famous ones that you can see with the best Iran medical tourism cost in Iran:

  • Rhinoplasty (nose job)
  • Plastic surgeries
  • Hair Transplant
  • Weight Loss Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Cardiology
  • Eyecare
  • Fertility
  • Cancer and…