Clinic Spotlight: Plastic Surgery at Okan University Hospital

Read and find out more about Okan University Hospital and one of their plastic surgeons!

The Hospital

Okan University Hospital was established in 2016. Covering 50,000 m2, the hospital employs over 500 academicians, physicians and health care professionals. As a teaching hospital it aims to bring together scientific innovation, knowledge and experience to provide the best possible service to their patients.The hospital aims to bring international standards of care and innovation to the health sector in Istanbul. Okan keeps patient satisfaction and service quality as its top priority by incorporating a multidisciplinary approach, and individualizing every aspect of hospitalization.

The hospital boasts of over 50 medical departments with 300 beds and 10 operation rooms. Okan University offers top quality services, with a focus on patient satisfaction, accessibility and scientific development.

Meet the doctors

Dr. Aydin Gözü

Specialty: Facial Aesthetic Surgery and Breast Surgeries

Dr. Gözü is a Aesthetic Surgery Specialist at Okan University Hospital.

An interview with Dr. Gözü

What is your experience with international patients?
I am very proud to be able to treat patients from all around the world and hope to meet many more amazing people that I can help.

What do you love about your job?
I love being able to help people and seeing the joy on their faces when they see the results.

Why do you think international patients come to you?
I think my patients trust me and believe in what I do. I am very proud that they choose me as their doctor.

Can you tell us about a memorable treatment with which you helped to improve a patient's life?
One of my patients had serious back problems due to the weight of her breasts. She was unable to stand straight as the weight was affecting her posture. So she wanted to have a breast reduction. After surgery she was able to wear what she wanted and all her back problems went away.

Biography

Dr. Gözü graduated with a medical degree from Hacettepe University in 1992. After attaining board certification, he started his first position at the Department of Aesthetic-Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Sisli Etfal Education and Research Hospital. After 6 years of work, he went to France and underwent a training program in maxillo-facial surgery. Following this, he worked alongside Dr. B. Cornette de St Cyr to further train his skills in aesthetic and plastic surgery.

After furthering his education and skills, Dr. Gözü moved back to Turkey and began to work as the chief assistant and subsequently as chief physician in the Department of Aesthetic-Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Vakif Gureba Education and Research Hospital. During this time, Dr. Gözü also increased his experience in facial aesthetic surgery at the Virginia Arlington Hospital. Since 2011, he has been teaching and working at Okan University Hospital.

Dr. Gözü is a member of the International Society of Plastic Surgeons (ISPS), the Turkish Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Association and the Turkish Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.

Istanbul as a travel destination

Istanbul is a beautiful city, located at the edge of two continents. It combines the best of the west and the east, the old world and the new. The city offers stunning sights such as the Hagia Sophia, the Grand Bazaar, the Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Along with basking in beautiful architecture, one can enjoy the various culinary delights offered by the city and relax at one of the many hammams. Istanbul as something on offer for everyone.

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