Mersin City Hospital

Mersin City Training and Research Hospital, one of the largest hospitals in Europe, equipped with the latest medical technologies aims to provide contemporary, reliable and high quality health care services with the most experienced specialist doctors and professional healthcare staff.

Mersin City Training and Research Hospital is easily accesable:

  • 60 minutes from Adana Şakirpaşa Airport
  • 5 minutes to ‘Mersin Intercity Bus Terminal’
  • 45 minutes away from “Kızkalesi, one of the important tourism centers”.

Our hospital is planned as a campus. The total land area is 232.000 m2, and the total area of the buildings is 89.273 m2. Free Open-Closed Parking with a Capacity of 3940 Vehicles (2969 vehicles + 37 disabled vehicles and 8 ambulances, 749 vehicles + 148 parking garage for disabled), Free Valet Service and navigation service are available.

There are social areas in the hospital to meet the needs of patients and their relatives.

  • Market
  • PTT
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Hairdresser
  • Clothing
  • Telephone Shop
  • Car Wash
  • Presence of open and closed children’s playgrounds,
  1. The potential of experienced physicians and assistant health personnel is quite strong.
  2. 1.300 Bed Capacity, Intelligent Building System; There are 546 Single Patient Rooms, 252 Double Patient Rooms, 280 Polyclinic Rooms, 204 Bed Intensive Care, 51 Operation Rooms.
  3. The main building consists of 3 towers. Each tower is planned as Cardiovascular, Gynecology, Child, Oncology and General Hospital.
  4. Our Hemodialysis Center; With 30 dialysis machines, six days a week, three sessions of treatment a day, it is designed to provide the best healthcare service in all matters that kidney failure patients may need, with a staff of specialist physicians and assistant healthcare personnel. In addition, we have dialysis units in all adult intensive care units in our hospital to be used when needed.
    For our patients, there is a service service that provides transportation to our hemodialysis center and their transfer back to their homes, and a special entrance area to the hemodialysis unit. In addition, our patients are trained and followed up in our peritoneal dialysis practices.
  5. 3 VIP Rooms, 21 Suite Rooms are available.
  6. It has the capacity of all multidisciplinary branches.
  7. The existence of a Health Tourism Unit and the assignment of personnel meeting the necessary conditions were made.
  8. The Ministry of Health has the conditions of the International Health Tourism Authorization Certificate within the scope of the “Health Tourism and Tourist Health Regulation”.
  9. West of Turkey’s brightest tourist center of Antalya and the Mediterranean Sea, east of the agricultural and industrial region in the southern province of Adana surrounded by Mediterranean lengthwise; the north is separated from the Anatolian Ankara by the Taurus mountain range. Mersin is one of the biggest ports of the Mediterranean and a maritime trade center as it was in the old times of history.

Strong Branches

  1. Oncology Center

In the Oncology Center, it is aimed that all units working in this field act jointly in the diagnosis and treatment of all kinds of cancer diseases and in this context, patients receive treatment services in a comfortable and comfortable environment. In our oncology center, in addition to specific oncological surgical treatment according to the type of cancer, the most up-to-date and pioneering treatments are applied globally in medical oncology and radiation oncology clinics according to the type of cancer.

The treatment modalities of the patients are shaped in the “Oncology Council” consisting of Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology and Oncological Surgery Clinics.

 Applications in our oncology center:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Individual genetically supported cancer treatment
  • Immunotherapy
  • Smart drug therapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Brachytherapy
  1. Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation:
  • Robotic rehabilitation device (Lokomat)
  • Muscle building and rehabilitation devices
  • Muscle movement therapy devices (CPM, KDD)
  • Paraffin, infrared, USG, hot-cold packs, traction devices
  • Treatment pool (Whirlpool)
  • Shock wave therapy device (ESWT), radar, wall bar, shoulder wheel, balance disc / board, sandbag, powerweb
  • There are equipments with the latest technological equipment such as finger ladder, exercise bands, parallel bars, ladders, pilates balls, tilt table devices and;
  • Rehabilitation of central nervous system diseases such as traumatic brain injury, MS (multiple sclerosis) disease, Parkinson’s, spinal cord diseases
  • Rehabilitation of peripheral nervous system diseases such as sciatic nerve damage, brachial plexus lesion
  • Rehabilitation of childhood diseases such as cerebral palsy
  • Rehabilitation treatments are applied after all muscle and joint diseases and lymphatic system diseases.
  1. Brain and Nerve Surgery:
  • All kinds of surgical interventions related to traumas involving the brain, spinal cord, skull and spine
  • Open-closed spine surgery (narrow canal-lumbar dislocation)
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Surgical interventions related to congenital anomalies
  • Pediatric brain and nervous system tumor surgery
  • Minimally invasive (less invasive) surgeries
  • Micro-surgery interventions (neck hernia, herniated disc, tumor surgeries)
  1. Orthopedics and Traumatology:
  • Arthroscopic knee surgeries such as meniscus repair, anterior cruciate ligament surgery
  • Shoulder arthroscopy surgeries involving recurrent shoulder dislocation and muscle tears around the shoulder.
  • Adult knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, ankle and finger prosthesis surgeries
  • Prosthesis loosening and surgical treatment of fractures around the prosthesis
  • Muscle tendon injuries treatments
  • Scoliosis and kyphosis surgeries
  • Surgical treatments of bone and joint infections
  • Developmental hip dislocation surgical treatment
  • Surgical and conservative treatment of fractures in all age groups
  • Developmental joint and bone deformities surgical treatments

Hand Surgery Clinic:

Operations of all diseases that require hand surgery expertise

  1. Cardiology:
  • Cardiovascular system examination, as well as outpatient services with diagnostic tools such as ECG, EKO, TEE (Transesophageal ECO), EFOR, HOLTER (rhythm and blood pressure), MPS (scintigraphy)
  • Advanced cardiac imaging service with multi-slice CT (bloodless angio), cardiac MR, PET viability (live tissue investigation in heart muscle)
  • Percutaneous (inguinal or arm) coronary interventions, peripheral endovascular interventions, structural heart diseases, electrophysiological studies and ablation for the diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmia, interventional procedures for heart failure patients
  • Percutaneous (inguinal) closure (EVAR, TEVAR) treatment in aortic aneurysm (ballooning) and dissection (rupture)
  • Treatment of percutaneous (inguinal) heart and valve interventions (TAVI, Mitra Clip, Pulmonary and Mitral balloon angioplasty) and adult congenital heart diseases (ASD, VSD, PFO closure) related to structural heart diseases
  • Diagnosis and treatment services for primary pulmonary hypertension
  • Implantation of interventional primary and secondary prevention ICD, CRT-D for cardiac resynchronization in the treatment of patients with heart failure. Also advanced solutions for pacemaker related problems
  1. Cardiovascular Surgery:
  • Coronary artery bypass surgeries with the heart-lung machine and the beating heart
  • Heart valve operations, sutureless (seamless) heart valve operations
  • Minimally invasive (with a small incision) heart operations
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm (abdominal vessel dilation), Assendan aortic aneurysm (dilation of the main vein from the heart), Aortic dissection (rupture of the main vessel from the heart) open surgical treatments
  • Closed method (inguinal) aortic aneurysm and dissection closure (EVAR, TEVAR) treatment
  • Open surgery, stent and balloon applications for the treatment of peripheral vascular diseases (leg vein occlusions) and carotid artery diseases (neck vein occlusions)
  • Varicose veins operations with open and closed methods, laser treatment, varicose veins treatment with foam
  • A-V fistula operations (for kidney failure patients undergoing dialysis)
  • Surgical treatment of diseases requiring emergency intervention and emergency trauma patients
  1. Gynecology:
  • Gynecology
  • Gynecology Oncology
  • In cooperation with perinatology departments;
  • Pregnancy follow-up, normal birth, cesarean
  • Risky pregnancy follow-up
  • Fetal anatomical screening, multiple pregnancy reduction, amniocentesis, chorionic villus biopsy sampling
  • Colposcopy
  • Polycystic ovary follow-up and treatment
  • Gyneco-oncological screening tests, diagnosis and treatments (open-closed method)
  • Urinary incontinence treatment
  • Hormonal disorders, adolescent gynecological problems
  1. Urology:
  • Stone
  • Tumor
  • Laparoscopic Surgeries
  1. General Surgery:
  • Laparoscopy
  • Oncology
  • Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Anorectal Surgery
  • Calorectal Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  1. Radiation Oncology:
  • LINAC
  • Brachytherapy
  • Tomotherapy (Located in Mersin University Faculty of Medicine.)
  1. Eye Diseases:
  • Computerized refractive testing with autorefractometer
  • Refractive errors and corneal diseases treatment
  • Vision defect treatment with Excimer LASER
  • Cataract, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration (yellow spot) treatment
  • Uveitis, strabismus, optic nerve diseases treatment
  • Treatment of retinal diseases (retinal detachment, color blindness, choroidal diseases and retinal hemorrhage due to diabetes) and retinal vascular occlusions
  • Treatment of eyelid diseases, lacrimal sac and duct diseases
  • Eye injury treatment and trauma surgery
  1. Pediatric Surgery:
  • Neonatal surgery
  • Ovarian pathologies (laparoscopic)
  • Tumor surgery
  • Undescended testis (laparoscopic)
  • Non-cardiac thoracic surgery
  • Oncological surgery
  • Digestive system surgery
  • Pediatric endocrine surgery
  • Pediatric gynecology
  • Diagnostic and interventional endoscopic applications
  • Trauma surgery
  1. Interventional Radiology:
  • Ultrasound-guided fine needle / piece (tru-cut) biopsies (liver, breast, thyroid, prostate, skin
  • tı masses et al.)
  • All diagnostic angiographies and balloon / stent applications of carotid and other peripheral vessels
  • Intravenous treatment of cerebral aneurysms (bubbles) and cerebral vascular stenosis
  • Open non-surgical hydatid liver cyst treatment, biopsy from lung masses
  • Open non-surgical treatment of urinary tract obstructions and strictures (nephrostomy, ureteral stent, cystostomy)
  • Drainage of fluid accumulated in the chest cavity and abdominal cavity for various reasons (malignant pleural effusion and malignant acid treatment)
  • Open non-surgical abscess discharge and treatment from intraabdominal organs and other areas
  • Port installation and care for the treatment of cancer patients
  • Dialysis catheter insertion and care for dialysis patients
  • Pelvic congestion treatment
  • Ablation treatment of thyroid nodules
  1. Nuclear Medicine
  • Lung perfusion scintigraphy, planar / SPECT
  • Cisternography (Tc-99m DTPA)
  • Myocardial Perfusion SPECT / GATED SPECT (Tc-99m complexes)
  • Myocardial Attenuation correction
  • Bone Scintigraphy, three phase / whole body / SPECT
  • Parathyroid Scintigraphy, Dual Phase / SPECT (Tc-99m MIBI)
  • Thyroid Scintigraphy
  • Gastrointestinal System Scintigraphy (Salivary Gland, Esophageal Transit Time, Gastroesophageal Reflux, Gastric Ejaculation, Meckel Scintigraphs)
  • Kidney Scintigraphy
  • Lymphoscintigraphy
  • Tumor Imaging Scintigraphs
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux Scintigraphy, Indirect
  • Dacriosscintigraphy
  • Lung Ventilation Scintigraphy, Planar (Aerosol)
  • Oncological PET (F-18 FDG)
  • Brain PET
  • Myocardial PET, viability study
  • Treatments for hyperthyroidism and well-differentiated thyroid cancer with I-131
  1. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Reconstruction of congenital anomalies such as too many fingers, adjacent fingers
  • Skin tumor surgeries
  • Facial bone fracture correction surgeries developed with traumas
  • Aesthetic nose surgery, eyelid surgery
  • Breast reduction, breast augmentation, breast lift surgeries
  • Other aesthetic surgeries such as tummy tuck and arm lift
  1. Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Center
  • Decompression sickness
  • Wound healing
  • Sudden hearing loss
  • Radiation necroses
  • Burn treatments
  • Diabetic foot treatment
  • Anoxic encephalopathy
  1. Palliative Care Center
  • In our hospital’s Palliative Care Center, services are provided in order to early identify and evaluate pain and other symptoms in patients who encounter problems due to life-threatening diseases. The aim is not to add years to life, but to add life to the remaining years.
  • In our Palliative Care Center, the patient is not treated as a single person, the treatment is planned with the whole family. Support is also provided to the family when necessary. There are occupation rooms for patients and their relatives in our center. Social events such as music recitals and drama are also organized from time to time.
  • In addition to nurses and doctors, our team includes psychologists, social workers, physiotherapists and religious officials to provide spiritual support.
  • We provide service with a 70-bed Palliative Care Unit (24 beds for children, 46 beds for adults).

Current Main Branches

  1. Algology
  2. Anesthesiology and Reanimation
  3. Brain and Nerve Surgery
  4. Surgical Oncology
  5. Child Health and Diseases Specialist
  6. Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  7. Skin and Venereal Diseases
  8. Infectious Diseases
  9. Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
  10. General Surgery
  11. Thoracic Surgery
  12. Chest Diseases
  13. Eye Diseases
  14. Internal Medicine
  15. Gynecology and Obstetrics
  16. Cardiovascular Surgery
  17. Cardiology
  18. Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases
  19. Nuclear Medicine
  20. Neurology
  21. Orthopedics and Traumatology
  22. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  23. Perinatology
  24. Radiation Oncology
  25. Radiology
  26. Rheumatology
  27. Mental Health and Diseases
  28. Sports Medicine
  29. Medical Oncology
  30. Medical Genetics
  31. Urology

Existing Side Branches

  1. Child Neurology
  2. Child Emergency
  3. Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery
  4. Child Metabolic Diseases
  5. Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Diseases
  6. Pediatric Intensive Care
  7. Pediatric Cardiology
  8. Pediatric Urology
  9. Pediatric Rheumatology
  10. Pediatric Gastroenterology
  11. Pediatric Chest Diseases
  12. Pediatric Surgery
  13. Children’s Endocrinology
  14. Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
  15. Child Nephrology
  16. Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases
  17. Hemotology
  18. Gastroenterology
  19. Immunology and Allergy Diseases
  20. Gynecological Oncology Surgery
  21. Neonatology
  22. Nephrology
  23. Perinatology
  24. Rheumatology