When you decide to travel to another country for diagnosis or treatment, being informed about details related to the treatment or diagnostic tests, hospitalization period and prices before your arrival, will make your decision easier. If you send us your medical documents (epic rises, examination results, and so forth) before your arrival, you will have an opportunity to be informed about your estimated treatment process that has been suggested by our physicians or doctors and about the approximate price. Moreover, having a chance to receive a second opinion from other doctors will make you feel more confident during your treatment process.
“DIAGNOSIS- TREATMENT- TRAVEL” DIAGNOSIS:
Before your treatment, we want you to fill out the “Form.” Sending your request to Elcid tour and we will send the Form) filling the form (is enough to get a medical second opinion). You will receive a comprehensive medical opinion report regarding your diagnostic and treatment options as soon as possible. After examining your data, our doctors determine the most appropriate treatment for you. After our consultant’s report approximate price, with your approval, the booking processes made by us. Thus, we introduce you to our doctors before you arrive in Turkey. After this process, you can consult our doctors about any subject. In this way, doctor-patient communication begins before your treatment, and when you arrive for surgery, your doctor can immediately start your treatment period.
Thanks to our methods, your treatment substantially could be determined. If your doctor thinks you need some tests, you will be informed, and you can take these tests either in Turkey or in your own country. The most significant advantage of this method is that you’ll learn your budget required for your treatment before you arrive in Turkey. Thus, there’ll be no surprise additional costs for you.
Travel to Istanbul for treatment:
We intend to provide you the most comfortable treatment in more comfortable conditions. Our travel consultants have experiences and best qualifications to make inside and outside organizations including in taking you from home and taking you home if you request. We will make your transportation, accommodation, and hospital reservations before you arrive in Turkey. These reservation vouchers will be mailed to you before you arrive. When you arrive in Turkey, everything you need will be organized by us. Elcid tour offers you and your family travel opportunities.
If you need help selecting a doctor or need advice, just filling the form is enough. This form helps us understand your situation and respond more helpfully. We will forward your inquiry to an appropriate medical professional, and you will receive advice within a few days. You may use the same form to make follow-up inquiries. Sometimes we will schedule a phone conversation with you or your local physician or doctor if it will be needed.
Travel and Accommodation Organization
Before you come to Turkey for treatment, you can get your visa, and there is a “Medical Visa” in Visa options. If you want to get a Medical Visa, please, send your and your attendants’ passport information to our specialist (your country specialist in our hospital) who is in charge of you. Thus, you will be provided with an official letter which will be used during the visa application. Moreover, apart from using this letter in the visa application, you can also use it by presenting it to a fund or a ministry that is going to finance your treatment (if there are any). Besides, if you wish, in this scope, we can prepare and provide you with a separate letter. Typically, European citizens do not need a visa to enter Turkey, but special requests or letters, please inform us in advance.
When you decide to come to the hospital, our expert logistics team provides services for visa process, transportation and reservations, hotel reservation providing competitive prices via our contracted hotels (welcome and farewell services are free of charge).
For assistance after your arrival, you should share with us the information below;
- Name-surname and passport information (including your attendants)
- Flight booking or ticket information
- Information about accommodation
- Preferred day and time you would like to have a consultation with your doctor
Assistance during the hospital stay period
Please make sure that you bring your passport and all medical documents with you before you come to Turkey and the hospital. This will help to speed up the treatment process and provide an opportunity for a more detailed examination. You can demand any help and support from your country specialist, who speaks in your mother tongue, before and after you come to the hospital. Moreover, you can also demand any help and support from an interpreter who assists you. Furthermore, you can/must ask any health-related questions to your doctor. If you have a language barrier, our interpreters will help you establish successful communication.
Assistance during/after discharge period
We offer you any support during/after the discharge period. The reports of your whole treatment process are kept in your archive file, the English translation of which will be provided to you during the discharge period. Therefore, do not forget to request the English translation of your medical documents from your country specialist or interpreter. According to your wish, the translated medical records can be provided directly to you or via your e-mail address. Moreover, after you are discharged from the hospital, you can demand any help and support from our specialists who are ready to assist you via e-mail or telephone.
Translation & Interpreting
We offer translation & interpreting services at our hospital in Istanbul. Our professional translators and interpreters use their mother/foreign language skills to provide invaluable services to patients, their families, and medical practitioners alike. Therefore, when you decide to travel to Turkey for diagnosis or treatment, do not worry about the communication barrier you may encounter on your arrival to Turkey. You have an opportunity to request an interpreter before you come to the hospital easily. Moreover, if you wish, all reports of your whole diagnosis & treatment process can be translated into any European language.