At the Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation at the American Hospital, our experienced & extensive staff render services utilizing up-to-date scientific knowledge and cutting-edge medical devices. With a history dating back to 1920, we maintain strong roots in local and International health culture; with respect for both the lessons provided by the past as well as present day innovation, we perform more than 10 thousand successful surgeries annually at our hospital. Currently, up-to-date, scientific and safe anesthesia procedures are performed for every kind of surgical procedure at our department.

Our experienced personnel closely follow the current developments in the field of anesthesiology while always recognizing the importance of teamwork to ensure the safety of all our patients. Our trainers who specialize in ultrasound, airway procedures, peripheral nerve blocks and our physicians with European Society of Regional Anesthesia Board Certification and European Society of Anesthesiology Board Certification
ensure that our services are executed perfectly not only during each operation, but also before and after surgery.

All procedures are carried out under ultrasound guidance at our clinic and we have monitors enabling us to closely observe brain and heart activity. Echocardiographic parameters are supervised by our experienced physicians throughout each surgery. Preoperative evaluation and postoperative patient safety principles vigilantly applied by our pain management team and the labor analgesia team illuminate our hospital’s strong adherence to cohesive teamwork and professional ethics.  

One section concerning birth education seminars organized in our hospital consists of facts about anesthesia. In these seminars, pregnant women are informed about methods of pain management during delivery; the advantages and risks as well as anesthesia used during Caesarean section. Moreover, we especially prepare information forms for children to help them understand this subject in a general sense. 
 
Our physicians who work as leaders of pain management teams visit patients regularly after each surgery and help effective planning of necessary interventions. Efficient pain control makes postoperative mobilization of patients easier; these practices also minimize the complaints of nausea and vomiting. We combine modern technology with up-to-date knowledge as well as the staff who carry specialist knowledge in their fields to offer reliable & superior services for all cases that involve anesthesia administration

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Patients who suffer from pain can directly be admitted to our department where they are subsequently examined. Final treatment modality is planned after diagnosis is established with further tests or consultations with relevant departments. The pain management method is planned, after which invasive pain management techniques are also discussed. Our department also renders services for surgery, delivery, and outpatient surgeries.
 
  • Preoperative care: Examination, laboratory tests, consultations with relevant departments, imaging techniques.
  • Anesthesia procedures: General anesthesia, spinal and epidural anesthesia, peripheral nerve blocks to relieve pain, central catheterizations.
  • Postoperative care: Patient-controlled analgesia devices are set and supervised; the pain control is ensured in an efficient and quick way in our hospital with the leadership of the pain management team.
  • Safe and effective execution of blood and blood products
Anesthesiology Department is specialized in:

Preoperative care: The preoperative clinical conditions of the patients are evaluated. Requirements of the surgical procedure are determined and necessary preoperative preparations are carried out, such as reserving blood, requesting consultations, giving nutritional advice and management of pain killers and drugs.
Anesthesia for surgical procedures: Anesthesia is administered in cardiac, thoracic, vascular surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, and spine, liver and pancreas surgery.

Labor analgesia: The most appropriate pain relief method for mothers undergoing delivery is determined on a case by case basis by our experts; mother and baby are then closely followed up during the delivery. The obstetrics team is supported by the pain management team to make the process as comfortable and safe as possible.

Pediatric anesthesia practices: The surgical process is performed in the least stressful way possible with the support of the parents. Parents can participate during the pre and post-operative periods along with their child. Our experienced pediatric nurses constantly support each family throughout the process.

Cancer surgery: Large teams from different disciplines collaborate for anti-cancer treatment.  Anesthesiology clinic which is an inseparable part of the team make necessary contributions in pain management, as is the case with surgical procedures. In addition, our department's various different specialty fields are listed below.
  • Anesthesia for laparoscopic procedures
  • Anesthesia for robotic surgeries
  • Anesthesia for patients with trauma
  • Geriatric practices for elderly patients
  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Anesthesia administrations for day surgeries and outpatient surgical procedures
  • Sedation
  • Chronic pain treatments
  • Postoperative pain management