Mete Salih Aker, M.D., Director

The Health Centers, located on the Main and East Campuses, provide health services to students and personnel. The services are provided for all Bilkent University students. The Health Centers offer the services of five general practitioners, a neurologist, two gynecologists, two ophthalmologists, two psychiatrists, a dermatologist, an orthopedist, a dentist, a radiologist, an ENT specialist, and five nurses, two emergency medical technicians and one paramedic. The Centers have two in-house laboratories for immediate medical analysis such as blood count, urine analysis, blood chemistry and a unit for X-Ray and ultrasonographic examinations. Medicines are available on prescription at the Main Campus pharmacy and the pharmacies in Ankuva Bilkent Center, on Tunus street. A physician and a nurse are both on duty at the Health Centers in the Main and East Campuses 24 hours a day, including weekends. In case of emergencies, there is an ambulance accompanied by Health Center's doctors, on duty 24 hours a day to take patients, to hospitals in Ankara.

Services Provided

  • Prevention against contagious diseases
  • Medical examinations and first aid treatment
  • Supervision of patients' recovery in certain cases and provision of relevant medical services
  • Conducting research into the environmental health conditions on campus and reporting the results to the university administration
  • Health education programs to students and staff on general medical and health issues and first aid (providing certificates for the first aid education by the government health authorities)

Applying to the Health Center

The Health Center is the first place that students get in contact in the event of illness or injury. Initial treatment or first aid would be carried out at the Health Center and, if necessary, the patient may be referred to a specialist or hospital which has an agreement with the University.

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