Dr. Mehmet Koç, the Provincial Health Director, stated that Konya Numune Hospital is the only public hospital performing corneal transplantation, and he mentioned that highly challenging surgeries are being successfully carried out at the hospital.
The assessment meeting for the first 6 months of the year 2023 of Konya Numune Hospital was conducted under the presidency of Prof. Dr. Mehmet Koç, the Provincial Health Director. Alongside Hospital Chief Physician Assoc. Dr. Halil Ekrem Akkurt, the meeting was attended by all hospital administrators, clinically responsible doctors, and nurses. During the meeting, the healthcare services provided at Numune Hospital were discussed with accompanying statistical data.
Starting his speech by emphasizing that Numune Hospital is the oldest and most historical healthcare institution in our city, Prof. Dr. Koç stated, "With both its historical background and central location, Konya Numune Hospital is a healthcare facility to which our citizens turn without hesitation. It significantly contributes to our city's healthcare needs."
Prof. Dr. Koç highlighted that Numune Hospital, with a capacity of 610 beds, 120 outpatient clinics, 16 operating rooms, and a staff of 1,995, provided medical treatment to a total of 760,428 patients in the first 6 months of 2023, including 190,186 in the emergency department. He further revealed that during the same period, a total of 19,602 surgeries were performed at the hospital, including 8,124 specialized surgeries.
Prof. Dr. Koç stated that 138 corneal transplants were performed within the first 6 months of the year 2023. He also disclosed that during the same period, 1,596 cataract surgeries were carried out. Prof. Dr. Koç expressed that their goal is to ensure that Numune Hospital is in the best position according to its defined role. He extended his gratitude to everyone involved in the hospital's success, from cleaning staff to doctors.