Memorial is one of the leading private clinical care providers in Turkey with a particular expertise in Organ Transplantation, Bone Marrow Transplantation, IVF, Invasive Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery, Da Vinci Robotic Surgery, Neurosurgery and Oncology.


The group has facilities located at 14 strategic locations:


     6 in Istanbul (Şişli, Bahçelievler, Ataşehir, Hizmet, Etiler , Wellness Center)

     4 in Antalya (Memorial Antalya, Medstar Antalya, Medstar Topçular and Lara Out Patient Clinic)

     2 in Kayseri (Memorial Kayseri, Memorial Kayseri IVF Center)

     2 in Diyarbakır (Memorial Diyarbakır, Memorial Dicle)

     1 in Ankara (Memorial Ankara)


WHY Memorial?

The First JCI Accredited Hospital in Turkey and 21st in the World.

Selected as one of the best healthcare institutions abroad for US patients by USNews&World Report.

The first private hospital to obtain organ transplantation license from Ministry of Health. The first private hospital to carry out kidney and liver transplantation. The first blood-type incompatible pediatric liver transplantation.

The pioneer in organ transplantation, cardiovascular surgery , IVF, Oncology and Ophthalmology. Memorial’s success rates in kidney transplantation and in liver transplantation are 99% and 93.5% respectively. The success rate is 65% in IVF in the most productive age group.

The first private hospital to carry out cornea transplant without stitches and artificial cornea transplant with kerotoprosthesis

The first hospital who introduce AESOP surgical robotic arm used at coronary bypass surgeries to Turkey

The first microinjection technique (“ICSI”) as part of IVF procedure

The first private hospital to carry out endostent applications



International Patient Center

Memorial Healthcare Group (MHG) serves both domestic and international patients with its network of hospitals and satellite clinics in İstanbul, Ankara, Antalya, Diyarbakır and Kayseri. MHG is a worldwide recognized brand in Organ Transplantation, Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiology, Oncology and IVF treatments at international standards.



Memorial International Patient Center (MIPC) is side by side with our patients and their families in every step of their treatments. and is proud to be chosen by thousands of patients from over 90 countries each year. Most of our staff and interpreters are native speakers who strive to do their best in order to make the patient experience as smooth as possible.




MIPC provides the following information and services:

Memorial's Second Opinion including treatment plan prepared by Memorial Physicians

Cost estimates for anticipated treatment

Multilanguage speaking staff and provision of interpreting services

Medical appointments

Facilitation of admission, discharge and follow-up processes

Arrangement of air and ground ambulance services

Discounted flight rates and additional benefits via our preferred carrier Turkish Airlines

Airport transfers

Memorial Guest House services

Travel and accommodation arrangements

Other services available upon request

First Practices

Memorial pioneers Turkish Healthcare Sector with its many first practices. We strive to improve and evolve our products and services everyday with a keen focus on quality. So far, Memorial has become the first in many fields, below are few examples of our Awards, Certifications and First Practices


Memorial Şişli Hospital is the first Turkish hospital that has received the international JCI accreditation certificate.

Our Şişli Hospital was also the first private hospital in Turkey licensed by the Ministry of Health for transplantation (of liver and kidney) and the relevant laboratory services in March 2004.

The first children's non-haemocompatible liver transplantation in Turkey was performed in Memorial.

Prof. Dr. Semra Kahraman, Head of Memorial In Vitro Fertilization Center, had made to the history of Turkish medicine by providing pregnancy by micro-injection method for the first time in Turkey.

Heart muscle cell generation from the embryonic stem cells was performed for the first time in 2004 in Memorial Hospital.

Memorial was the first hospital in Turkey to apply methods that require advanced technology and knowledge base such as capsule endoscopy and endostent.

Memorial Antalya Hospital is the one and only In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Center in Turkey accredited by the American Association of Embryology.

Memorial Şişli Hospital's Tissue Typing and Immunology Laboratory is the first private laboratory accredited in Turkey by the ‘European Federation For Immunogenetics (EFI)’.

Memorial Şişli Hospital's In Vitro Fertilization Laboratory is the one and only IVF laboratory in Turkey accredited by the TÜRKAK Accreditation Institute as per the ISO 15189 standards.

Memorial Hospital is the first hospital in Turkey to join American Hospital Association (AHA)

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. Close to 5,000 hospitals, health care systems, networks, other providers of care and 37,000 individual members come together to form the AHA.

Through our representation and advocacy activities, AHA ensures that members' perspectives and needs are heard and addressed in national health policy development, legislative and regulatory debates, and judicial matters. Our advocacy efforts include the legislative and executive branches and include the legislative and regulatory arenas.

Founded in 1898, the AHA provides education for health care leaders and is a source of information on health care issues and trends.