Obstetrics and Gynecology

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History

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Near East University was established in May 2010 with two members of the departmental staff; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dilek Uygur and Assist. Prof. Dr. Ömer Tolga. Starting from the date of its establishment, the department consistently evolved and has reached its present state. Specialist Tijen Ataçağ joined the staff, who was then followed by Specialist Eyüp Yaycı. In June 2011, Assoc.Prof. Dr. Dilek Uygur left the department and her duties. Consequently, Prof. Dr. Ali Çetin appointed to her position, as the Head of the Department, in November 2011. The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is now continuing to provide health services, training and research with the assistance of four highly qualified academic staff.

Gynaecological Diseases and Birth Polyclinic

There are several units which are positioned on the third floor of the Hospital of Near East University, units such as; Obstetrics and Gynaecology Polyclinic, Early Diagnosis Unit, Family Planning, Reproductive Endocrinology, Gynaecological Oncology, and High Risk Pregnancy Unit. Approximately 1500 patients are examined, 50 gynaecological enterprises, 1000 ultrasonography, and 20 fetal echocardiography is prosecuted monthly. In addition, an early diagnosis program and screening of gynaecological cancers are also prosecuted. In order to provide sufficient time for out patients, we assure that each patient examination takes a maximum of 30 minutes, and that control visits take a maximum of 15 minutes.

Unit of Early Diagnosis of Cancer

This unit is established with an aim to enable early diagnosis and screening of gynaecological cancers. At the moment, this unit is in collaboration with the Department of Pathology to run a program regarding the screening of cervical cancer. Moreover, the unit organizes regular informative programs, regarding other gynaecological cancers, with the aim of inducing awareness and increasing level of knowledge.

Family Planning Unit

Besides providing consultancies on family planning, contraception methods which could be applied at polyclinic standards are also provided. Furthermore, enterprise applications regarding family planning are provided at this unit.

Reproductive Endocrinology

Services related to a healthy reproduction and endocrinology is provided at this unit. In this unit, infertility evaluation and relative treatment(s) or impregnation applications are provided. Menstrual disorders, polycystic over syndrome, hormonal disorders in maidenhood, problems related to hormonal disorders such as; hirsutism, menstrual disorders, skin problems are all under the focus of this unit.

Gynaecological Oncology

Diagnosis and treatment of lesions, which may be precursors of cancer, are facilitated at this unit. In this unit, the follow up and control of patients with cancer is also facilitated. Moreover, this unit focuses on vulva, cervical and endometrial biopsy and relative enterprises. As a result of the oncologic evaluation, some patients may be required to have an operation. This unit provides the relative prosecutions and also make treatment plans as a follow up to the operation.

High Risk Pregnancy

This unit provides services for both the mother and the foetus if they are a part of high risk pregnancy. Moreover, the unit facilitates prenatal diagnosis procedures. A detailed ultrasound, a Doppler ultrasound, foetal echocardiography and amniocentesis are all part of this unit.

Inpatient Services

Inpatient service is located on the third floor of the hospital and is designed in accordance with the standards of the Joint Commission International and its accreditation necessities.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Hospital of NEU, provides services to not only people residing in Cyprus but also to international patients from different countries. In this regard, the hospital has been established to meet the needs of many. Consequently, it has provided treatment to many international patients since the date of establishment.

The Hospital of Near East University is located on NEU campus in Nicosia. It covers a closed area of 55.000 metre 2. There are a total of 209 patient rooms with single beds, 8 operation theatres, 24 intensive care units, 17 new born units, fully equipped laboratories and medical imaging centres within the hospital. The patient rooms are 12 m2 and are en suite; with WC and a shower. The rooms are also equipped with a TV, central air-conditioning and an internet connection. The rooms are designed in a way to host a hospital attendant, which he patient may choose to have. Furthermore, the Hospital of NEU also provides VIP inpatient rooms with additional equipment and extra comfort.

In addition to all aforementioned above, our Hospital is continuing its preparations to get its accreditation from JCI. Our hospital owns the one and only radiotherapy centre (RapidArc), which is equipped with latest technology, in TRNC. Moreover, besides a jet- ambulance and a ship, our hospital also owns the first and only PET-CT in TRNC.