The medical tourism sector in Türkiye is witnessing a boom, driven by an increasing demand for cosmetic surgeries such as the Mommy Makeover, Brazilian butt lift, tummy tuck, liposuction, rhinoplasty, and breast aesthetics. Distinguished plastic surgeon Dr. Salih Onur Basat emphasises these extensive procedures, forecasting a further surge in their demand in 2024.
Türkiye’s health tourism industry is marking significant milestones. The EY (Ernst & Young) Tourism Sector Assessment 2023 report, published in November, demonstrates a rising interest in Türkiye’s health tourism, with around 750 thousand people visiting for health services in the first half of 2023 alone.
Dr. Salih Onur Basat, a well-respected plastic surgeon in Türkiye, sheds light on the reasons for Türkiye’s growing success in aesthetic surgeries. “I anticipate that the increasing demand for Brazilian butt lift (BBL), tummy tuck, liposuction, rhinoplasty, and breast aesthetic surgeries in Turkey will persist into 2024.”
Türkiye rapidly evolving into a premier destination for elective surgery
Dr. Basat comments, “Türkiye has become a global destination for high-quality, affordable elective, reconstructive surgery, thanks to its state-of-the-art facilities and the expertise of our medical professionals.” He accentuates Türkiye’s commitment to high standards in health infrastructure and the skill of its medical staff.
A holistic solution for post-pregnancy body transformation
The Mommy Makeover, encompassing breast surgery, tummy tuck, and liposuction, is highly sought after by international patients. Dr. Basat focuses on its customised nature, addressing distinct changes women experience post-childbirth. He advises patients on the necessity of proper rest and adherence to post-surgery guidelines for optimal recovery. Türkiye’s range of cosmetic surgeries extends beyond the Mommy Makeover, as Dr. Basat notes the demand for breast aesthetics, BBL, liposuction, tummy tuck, and rhinoplasty.
International patients seeking comprehensive care in Türkiye: choose accredited clinics
“To achieve desired results, it’s crucial to select a specialised surgeon and have realistic post-operative expectations,” Dr. Basat counsels those contemplating surgery in Türkiye. Moving forward, Türkiye’s health tourism sector is aiming for an ambitious target of US$ 20 billion, backed by its robust health infrastructure and the proficiency of its medical teams.
Türkiye remains a leading destination in health tourism, renowned for its world-class cosmetic and medical procedures, appealing to patients globally for its quality, cost-effectiveness, and medical expertise.