Turkey is one of the leading countries around Europe in the health tourism sector, especially in the transplant sector. The country offers knowledgeable and skillful doctors, devices with advanced technologies at affordable prices. Patients from 6 continents of the globe arrive in Turkey to heal, find medical solutions and get health consultant services.
For each year, approximately 1.7 million visitors visit Turkey to enjoy its health services of good quality. Foreigners often prefer Turkish clinics in many sectors such as plastic surgery, skin diseases, hair transplant operations, etc. The country provides these services at a low cost but with advanced technology and quality extents. Besides getting medical services both physically and mentally, patients of relatives also enjoy countries touristic and historical sites and have a good time.
The country has an upward graphical trend in the income of health tourism. In 2018, the country gained 1,5 billion dollars from 425,000 visitors. In 2019, the numbers increased to 555,000 patients with two billion dollars in revenue. And, in 2020, Nearly 1 million and 700 thousand visitors prefer Turkey in health tourism, and the income derived by medical tourism for Turkey exceeded 11 billion dollars only in just one year. The upward trend is believed to continue for a while as long as governments’ incentives for health tourism and good quality of staff, surgeons, clinics, and tools continues. In 2023, the revenue that is derived from the medical tourism sector is expected to be more than 20 billion dollars due to the country’s competitive advantage over its rivals in terms of price and quality in the medical tourism sector.