Liv Hospital Expo brought together world leaders in health, medical tourism agencies, institutions and organizations within the scope of medical tourism from 35 countries, more than 200 participants. At Liv Hospital Expo, which once again showed the world how strong Turkey is in health tourism, Turkey’s advantageous position, leadership, and personalized boutique approach in healthcare services and technologies were discussed.
Liv Hospital, which expands its vision day by day in order to raise the health service quality in Turkey above the world standards, has broken a new ground in the world. In the Expo program, which was held for the first time by a hospital in Turkey, important international participants came together.
The opening speeches of Liv Hospital Expo, which started with a magnificent performance show, were made by ERI Global President and CEO Bobbie Celler, Liv Hospital Group Coordinator Meri Istiroti and Founding President of the World Health Tourism Council Emin Çakmak.
Targeted technologies in cancer treatment
Liv Hospital Ulus General Manager Taner Özbek was the moderator of the first panel, which was held after Istinye University Rector Professor Doctor Erdal Karaöz’s speech on the Modern Possibilities of Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine. Liv Hospital Nuclear Medicine Specialist Professor Doctor Emel Ceylan Günay, Radiation Oncology Specialist Professor Doctor Merdan Fayda, Chest Diseases Specialist Professor Doctor Ferah Ece, Brain and Nerve Surgery Specialist Professor Doctor İlhan Elmacı were the speakers of the panel titled “Breakthrough Target-Focused Therapies”.
Minor specializations are important in rare diseases in children
Liv Hospital Pediatric Nephrology and Rheumatology Specialist Professor Doctor Ozan Özkaya was the moderator of the second panel on “Pediatric Health and Diseases for Healthy Children”. The speakers of the panel are Liv Hospital Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases Specialist Associate Professor Gönül Çatlı, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Specialist Professor Doctor Tülin Tiraje Celkan, Pediatric Immunology and Allergy Diseases Specialist Professor Doctor Mahir İğde, Pediatric Orthopedist Associate Professor Şenol Bekmez, Pediatric Hematology and Newborn Diseases Specialist Nursing Specialist Associate Professor Doctor Adil Umut Zübarioğlu and Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist Professor Doctor Makbule Eren.
Turkey is one of the most preferred countries in aesthetics
International Medical Consultant Eva Pavel moderated the last panel of the first day of Liv Hospital Expo. Liv Hospital Ear Nose and Throat Specialist Professor Doctor Ahmet Hakan Birkent, Hair Transplantation Director Doctor Hamid Aydın, Dentist Zeynep Kabalcı Holtoft and Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery Specialist Associate Professor Ozan Bitik in the panel titled “New Approaches in Aesthetics, Cosmetics and Beauty Treatments” made presentations on innovations. Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist Professor Doctor Ahmet Hakan Birkent’s examples of voice aesthetics before and after the operation attracted great attention by the participants. Dentist Zeynep Kabalcı Holtoft also gave information about the latest technology methods used in smile aesthetics.
Heart health from child to adult
Liv Hospital Cardiology Specialist Professor Doctor Alp Burak Çatakoğlu was the moderator of the first panel of the second day of Liv Hospital Expo. In the panel where “Cardiac Health in Children and Adults” was discussed, Liv Hospital Adult / Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery Specialist Professor Doctor Sertaç Çiçek, Pediatric Cardiology Specialist Professor Doctor Levent Saltık and Cardiology Specialist Associate Professor Ali Buturak gave important information about the special treatments they performed.
All about bone health
Liv Hospital Orthopedics and Traumatology Specialist Professor Dr. Çağatay Öztürk was the moderator of the second panel where the topic of “Orthopedics and Traumatology” was discussed. Panel speakers Liv Hospital Orthopedics and Traumatology Specialists Professor Doctor Erden Ertürer, Professor Doctor Ufuk Aydınlı and Associate Professor Gürkan Gümüşsuyu talked about the treatment methods they use in scoliosis, bone tumors and sports injuries.
MR-Linac pinpointing a cancerous tumor
After the second panel, Liv Hospital Radiation Oncology Specialist Professor Doctor Merdan Fayda gave important information about the characteristics of the MR-Linac method, which provides targeted treatment without damaging the surrounding tissues, and about which cancer types it is used.
Advantages of robotic surgery
Liv Hospital Group Coordinator Meri Istiroti was the moderator of the last panel of the Liv Hospital Expo program. In the panel where the importance of robotic surgery was discussed, Liv Hospital General Surgery Specialist Professor Doctor Hakan Yanar, Cardiovascular Surgery Specialist Professor Doctor Ahmet Özkara, Thoracic Surgery Specialist Professor Doctor Çağatay Tezel and Urology Specialist Professor Doctor Volkan Tuğcu explained the advantages of robotic surgery operations in their fields.
Liv Hospital Expo organization, which was held at Radisson Blu Vadistanbul between 3-4 December, once again showed how strong Turkey is in health.