The American Hospital’s Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology provides preventive, early diagnosis and treatment services high above the general global standard by combining cutting-edge technology with highly skilled experienced doctors.

Our professional staff closely follows current medical literature and regularly participates in international congresses where they happily share their studies and knowledge with the medical community as well as the world’s most respected related  journals.

Moreover, our nurses and support staff provide patients with a professional and empathic approach to minimizing the stress commonly associated with endoscopy experiences.

At our Endoscopy unit which is continuously renewed and updated, these following procedures that require high-level training are carried out: EGD (esophagogastroduodenoscopy, a procedure performed by doctors to examine the lining of the esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach, and upper part of the small intestine (duodenum), colonoscopy, as well as capsule endoscopy, balloon dilatation and stent placement intestinal strictures, ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, a technique to diagnose and treat certain problems of the biliary or pancreatic ductal systems), EUS (endoscopic ultrasound is used to explore the digestive tract and nearby organs and tissues, to sample -biopsy- fluid and tissue from the abdomen or chest for analysis, as well as to determine cancer advancement and endoscopic submucosal dissection. 

Our Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology combines cutting-edge technology and global standards in the delivery of exceptional services is regarded as a reference point in Turkey and the American Hospital. Our communications and human resources approach demonstrates that we are comparatively speaking more progressive and functional, successfully matching our patients' high expectations year after year.
 
 
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2nd.Kat 2nd  Floor
08:00 - 17:00 08:00 - 17:00
Monday - Friday Monday - Friday

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Patients admitted to our department suffer from issues concerning the digestive system organs, starting from the esophagus including the stomach, small intestines, colon, liver, pancreas as well as the gallbladder. These complaints include, but are not limited to swallowing difficulty, feeling of obstruction while swallowing, stomach aches and abdominal pain, heartburn and gastric discomfort, vomiting, constipation, and distension.
Irritable bowel syndrome which is a common disease in our society, reflux, gastritis, constipation, hemorrhoids as well as gastrointestinal motility disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, diseases of the pancreatic duct and bile ducts are meticulously treated by our department’s physicians.

Removing polyps from the large intestine, mucosectomy, endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), and endoscopic treatment of achalasia are performed at our department which is a leader in Turkey for this variety of procedure.
  • Emergency interventions such as hemostasis, extraction of foreign bodies, management of stenotic segments,
  • Liver biopsy,
  • Measuring pressure and acidity from the esophagus (pH meter and manometer, impedance) are included in the spectrum of the sub-services available.