The hospital was opened in late 2008, and in the third month of 2009 the clinic department of the hospital was opened, and in the fifth month of the same year, the first open-heart surgery was performed and it was successful. The hospital was officially opened by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Turkish Minister of Health in September 2009.
Mehmet Akif Ersoy Hospital is the only hospital affiliated with the Ministry of Health that specializes in cardiothoracic surgery in the European region of Istanbul. Since its opening, it has succeeded in being a reference in this field, and the hospital has contributed to medical achievements at the global level.
The Department of Adult Surgery receives urgent and routine medical cases 24 hours a day.
All heart surgeries are performed in the hospital, such as repairing congenital heart defects.
The area of the hospital is about 31,500 square meters, which means that it is a large and superior health facility in the field of cardiovascular surgery. The hospital is concerned with heart surgery and treatment of heart diseases in general. There is also a department for treating pediatric heart diseases and surgery, in addition to a department for treating pulmonary diseases and breast surgery.
The hospital has 260 beds and 11 operating rooms equipped with the latest surgical equipment and instruments.
In addition to intensive care units for adults and children.
Mehmet Akif Ersoy Hospital for Education and Research in the field of heart and thoracic surgery is one of the most important hospitals in Turkey, in which all types of heart and thoracic surgeries that patients need are performed