International Patients

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International Patients Department (IPD)
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    Treatment Cost Control

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    Travel to Historical Cities of Iran

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    Patients Admission

 

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    Travel and Treatment Coordination

  • 2

    Welfare Facilities for the Patient and Companion

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    Medical Technologies

Coordination for Travel to Iran, Treatment and Return to the Home Country

Erfan Private Hospital provides a wide range of comprehensive services in the field of health tourism. Such that the process of examination, diagnosis and treatment besides a pleasant residence for the patient and relatives in private rooms is easily planned. You can simply refer to Erfan Hospital website and contact the IPD expert through the online menu of the International Patients Department (IPD). The IPD Expert of Erfan Private Hospital, will provide you with all the necessary information and answer your questions with patience. In this stage you will be asked to submit your medical documents to the IPD Expert. You can submit the documents through email or fax. The IPD Expert will discuss your medical records with the specialists and doctors of the related field and after thorough evaluations, a description of the treatment will be provided to you.
In case of your request, a visit time will be determined for you to come to Erfan Hospital and an exact timetable will be provided to you. You can check your circumstances on the relevant dates based on the timetable and take necessary measures for your travel. Get your visa and travel ticket and do not worry about your place of residence, as Efran hospital has concluded cooperation contracts with excellent hotels near the hospital for the residence of the international patients and their companions. These hotels are suitable residential places, and you can contact them for reservation.
When you arrive at Erfan Hospital on determined dates, the IPD Expert will welcome you and help you with creating your medical record, so that the process of collecting and registering your personal and medical data will be hastened. Then you and your companions will be guided to places allocated to you to take a rest after travel and get ready for medical examinations and tests. Should you need any foodstuff, clothes or special tools, you can tell the employees of the department, and they will help you feel comfortable and at peace during residence in the hospital. Meanwhile your personal data and medical records, will be investigated and confirmed by Head of IPD.
Whenever you are ready, the tests and examinations will be performed. The test results can help to determine the treatment process more accurately. Erfan Hospital always tries to accelerate the provision of treatment services in accordance with your acceptable time period, without disrupting the quality of the services. The enjoyment of a specialized space for international patients in accordance with world standards and the presence of numerous surgeons and specialists in Efran Private Hospital, has greatly shortened waiting time of receiving medical services for the international patients.
After the admission of the patient, clothes with special colorings and a special bracelet will be provided to the patient with the aim of easing contact between the patient and his/her companions and making their traffic in the hospital simpler, so that the staff, nurses, and translators can help them better. All the hospital employees have had the specialized trainings about the international patients and are fluent in English. Also full time English, Arabic and Turkish translators are present at the hospital to help you and your companion if necessary.
Erfan Hospital has succeeded to obtain official licenses and international certificates to the observance of the world medical standards. Therefore, you can come to this hospital for receiving medical and surgical services with confidence and peace of mind, and in addition to enjoying the beauties and the attractions of Tehran City, follow your treatment program.
After completion of your treatment and at the end of the recovery period, the final examinations will be performed, and if needed, a comprehensive timetable for your next visits will be provided to you.
The doctors, experts, and nurses of this department will give you the necessary instructions and teach you the medical treatment methods with the aim of hastening your improvement. Therefore, after return to your country, you will be able to follow your treatment program.
After completion of the medical treatment process, the financial unit will determine the cost payable and the bill will be provided to you.
If needed, the hospital will provide you with a trustable taxi with a driver fluent in English for returning to the airport.

 

Welfare Facilities for the Patients and Their Companions

The following facilities are provided in Erfan Hospital in order to ensure the clients’ welfare:
o    English, Arabic and Turkish translators
o    Staff fluent in English
o    Taxi service
o    Bank for currency exchange
o    Relief ambulance
o    Private rooms
o    The potential for ordering different types of foods
o    Prayer room
o    Coffee Shop
o    Laundry

In case of the customers’ request, arrangements will be made for staying in the hotels near Erfan Hospital such as Espinas Palace Hotel, Parsian Evin Hotel, Parsian Esteghlal International Hotel, etc.

 

Medical Technologies

Erfan Hospital is equipped with modern and up-to-date equipment of the best brands in the world. Using the modern technologies in the diagnosis and treatment process helps the hospital doctors to provide excellent treatment and medical services to the patients. The followings are some of the advanced technologies of Erfan Hospital:
1. Beating open heart surgery
2. Image-guided radiation therapy
3. Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
4. Bone marrow and stem cell transplant in children and adults
5. Multidetector CT- Scan
6. Digital subtraction angiography (DSA)
7. Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE)
8. Digital mammography
9. Four-dimensional Ultrasound

 

List of IPD Doctors:

Row

Specialty and Subspecialty Fields

The Doctors

1

ENT

Dr. Ali Fattahi Bafghi

Dr. Mohammad Farhadi

Dr. Faramraz Memari

Dr. Reza Ziaei

Dr. Abbas Safavi Naeini

Dr. Masoud Fallah Tafti

2

General Surgery

Dr. Mahmoud Piri Ardakani

Dr. Seyed Ahmad Fanaei

Dr. Shapour Moumivand

Dr. Mohammadreza Farahmand

Dr. Karamollah Toulabi

Dr. Shahram Nazari

Dr. Seyed Alireza Haeri

Dr. Ali Hojjat

Dr. Abbas Zamanian

Dr. Mohammad Pezashki

Dr. Seyed Amirabbas Mirabolfathi

3

General Surgery (Thyroid and parathyroid surgeries)

Dr. Seyed Ahmad Fanaei

4

General Surgery (obesity surgeries)

Dr. Shahram Nazeri

Dr. Karamollah Toulabi

Dr. Hashem Moazenzadeh

Dr. Mohammadreza Farahmand

Dr. Shahpour Moumivand

Dr. Seyed Alireza Haeri

Dr. Taha Anbara

5

General Surgery (Aesthetic surgeries)

Dr. Vazindel

Dr. Gholamreza Varasteh Kia

6

Plastic Surgery

Dr. Seyed Mohammad Rabiei Hashemi

Dr. Saman Khosheyni

Dr. Ali Ebrahimi

Dr. Seyed Esmaeil Hassanpour

7

Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Seyed Soheil Benrazavi

8

Vascular Surgery

Dr. Mohammad Mozaffar

Dr. Shahram Izadpanah

9

Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Abolghasem Daneshvar

Dr. Elyas Khaleghi

Dr. Azizollah Abbasi Dezfouli

Dr. Nasrin Rahmanijou

10

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Azamossadat Mousavi

Dr. Shabani Zanjani

Dr. Fatemeh Ali Babaei

Dr. Nahid Farajzadeh

Dr. Azita Saffarzadeh

Dr. Shirin Niroumanesh

Dr. Marjan Mahboubi

11

Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Mehdi Givehchian

Dr. Manouchehr Hekmat

Dr. Esmaeil Asdaghpour

Dr. Reza Sadat Afjehei

Dr. Nasrollah Maghamipour

Dr. Mohammadhassan Naseri

12

Interventional Cardiology

Dr. Asghar Akbari Mamaghani

Dr. Bahram Pishgou

Dr. Yahya Dadjou

Dr. Jamshid Aidenlou

Dr. Ali Masoumi

Dr. Zahra Jouzani Kohan

Dr. Arash Hashemi

Dr. Esfandiar Fouladi

Dr. Nematollah Pourebrahim

13

Cardiology

Dr. Babak Sharif Kashani

Dr. Nematollah Pourebrahim

Dr. Mohammadjafar Hashemi

Dr. Jamshid Aidenlou

Dr. Fariba Hendesi

Dr. Ali Masoumi

Dr. Esfandiar Fouladi

Dr. Zahra Jouzani Kohan

Dr. Arash Hashemi

Dr. Yahya Dadjou

Dr. Bahram Pishgou

Dr. Asghar Akbari Mamaghani

Dr. Aria Esmaeili Khatir

Dr. Babak Payami

14

Pediatric Cardiology

Dr. Ahmad Vesal

15

Ophthalmology

Dr. Hassan Eshaghiyeh

Dr. Majid Kheirkhah

16

Gastroenterology

Dr. Mohsen Amini

Dr. Hosein Khedmat

Dr. Bijan Shahbazkhani

Dr. Firooz Ejieh

Dr. Maryam Rezaei Salim

17

Orthopedics

Dr. Mohammadreza Ebrahimian

Dr. Farhad Pourazadi

Dr. Afshin Taheri Azam

Dr. Gholamhosein Naderifar

Dr. Shahdad Mansouri

Dr. Mehrdad Mansouri

Dr. Alizaman Mohammadi

Dr. Hamid Zarrabi

Dr. Mohtasham Almaszadeh

Dr. Gholamreza Zaryab

Dr. Afshin Aminzadeh Gohari

Dr. Mohammadali Hajighasem

Dr. Akbar Khodadadi

18

Orthopedics (Knee surgeries)

Dr. Mohammadreza Ebrahimian

19

Orthopedic (Hip surgeries)

Dr. Afshin Taheri Azam

20

Orthopedics (Ankle surgeries)

Dr. Seyed Hojjat Ayatollahi Mousavi

21

Rheumatology

Dr. Masoud Dehghani Arani

22

Neurology

Dr. Mojtaba Shahidi

Dr. Sadegh Mirzadeh

Dr. Darioush Nasabi Tehrani

Dr. Parviz Bahrami

23

Neurosurgery

Dr. Hassan Reza Mohammadi

Dr. Giv Sharifi

Dr. Eshagh Bahrami

Dr. Abdolreza Farzan

Dr. Babak Babapour

Dr. Darioush Naviafar

Dr. Mina Izadi Boroujeni

Dr. Mansour Parvaresh

Dr. Masoud Fakheri

24

Spinal Surgery

Dr. Masoud Fakheri

25

Parkinson's Disease Surgery (Deep brain stimulation)

Dr. Mansour Parvaresh

26

Radiology

Dr. Mohammadomid Tahbaz

Dr. Mehrdad Bakhshayesh Karam

Dr. Hadi Rokni Yazdi

Dr. Reza Asadi Golkar

Dr. Soheila Zahirifard

27

Urology

Dr. Hosein Noorbala

Dr. Abbas Basiri

Dr. Akbar Nooralizadeh

Dr. Seyed Hosein Hoseini Sharifi

Dr. Javid Samadi

Dr. Hosein Habib Ekyari

28

Urology (Endourology)

Dr. Saeid Zand

29

IVF

Dr. Ahmad Hosseini (Embryologist(

Dr. Soheila Arefi

Dr. Ashraf Moeini

30

Internal Medicine

Dr. Javad Merasizadeh

Dr. Nahid Aliakbari

Dr. Mahdieh Rezaei Salim

Dr. Jalaleddin Ahmadi Afshar

Dr. Saeid Hoseini

Dr. Seyed Mohammad Motahari

Dr. Khatereh Haghighat

Dr. Seyed Hasan Saba

31

Internal Medicine (Lung diseases)

Dr. Minou Habibi

32

Pulmonology

Dr. Arda Kiani

33

Pediatrics

Dr. Ahmad Esfandiar

 

 

Dr. Zohreh Oloumi Yazdi

 

 

Dr. Mohammad Hosein Behzad Moghaddam

 

 

Dr. Ramin Nasr

 

 

Dr. Fatemeh Haji Ebrahim Tehrani

34

Dermatology

Dr. Minou Kalantari

 

 

Dr. Vahid Pourfarziani

35

Nephrology

Dr. Mohsen Nafar

 

 

Dr. Sasan Mosallaei

36

Endocrinology

Dr. Siamak Habibi Moeini

 

 

Dr. Fereidun Azizi

37

Clinical Toxicology

Dr. Shahram Shafieian

38

Pain Medicine

Dr. Kambiz Bagherzadi

39

Psychology

Dr. Fariborz Bagheri

40

Psychiatry

Dr. Masoud Afzali

Dr. Mohammadreza Mohammadi

41

Infectious Diseases

Dr. Mahin Jamshidi Makiani

Dr. Shervin Shokouhi

Dr. Shahin Ghasemi

Dr. Masoud Motevasseli

Dr. Maryam Zadsar

42

Hematology and Oncology

Dr. Farahnaz Vafaeinejad

Dr. Mojtaba Ghadiani

Dr. Ali Shahriari Ahmadi

Dr. Masoud Iravani

Treatment Cost Control

Before coming to Erfan Hospital, please note that the cost of excellent medical services in this hospital and generally, in Iran, is much lower than the cost of similar services in developed countries. The specialist and subspecialist doctors in all of medical fields provide treatments similar to those provided in European and American Countries, using up-to-date modern equipment of the most world-renowned brands, though the cost of these services in Iran is considerably lower than the Europe and America. In order to know the costs, you can ask the IPD Expert for an assessment of treatment costs before coming to Erfan Hospital. The IPD Expert will consult the IPD financial unit and inform you about the approximate cost of your treatment and residence. The approximate global cost of some operations is mentioned in this website.

Travel to Historical and Cultural Cities of Iran

Iran, with numerous mysteries and secrets, has always been a destination for tourists from different countries, and the tourists have always marveled at and become enamored of its historical, cultural and spiritual beauties. During travel to Iran, in addition to receiving very low-cost medical services, you can enjoy visiting the historical monuments of Iran, luxurious palaces in Tehran, and the beautiful dreamlike blend of the lush jungles and the blue sea of the north of Iran which are less than 5 hours away from Tehran. Thus you will experience a memorable travel alongside your companions. 

2018 Medical and Hospital Fees for Foreign Patients

Row

Type of the Services

Fees (IRR)

1

1st day inpatient visit *

2,500,000

2

2nd day inpatient visit *

2,000,000

3

Discharge visit *

1,500,000

4

1st day newborn visit *

3,000,000

5

Inpatient consultation *

2,500,000

6

General physician visit *

500,000

7

Specialist physician visit *

700,000

8

Subspecialist physician visit *

800,000

9

Subspecialist psychiatrist visit *

900,000

10

Patient’s companion stay in the hospital (per day)

4,000,000

11

Patient stay in one-bed hospital room (per day)

14,000,000

12

Patient stay in two-bed hospital room (per day)

12,000,000

13

Patient stay in general room (per day)

8,000,000

14

Well-baby stay (per day)

6,000,000

15

Neonatal incubator stay (per day)

8,000,000

16

Post CCU stay (per day)

14,000,000

17

CCU stay (per day)

18,000,000

18

ICU stay (per day)

30,000,000

19

NICU stay (per day)

30,000,000

20

Operating room coefficient

25%

21

Surgeon assistant coefficient *

20%

22

Anesthesiology coefficient

800,000

23

Surgery coefficient (K) *

800,000

24

Outpatient services coefficient *

450,000

25

Nursing and subsidiary services

10% of hoteling cost

26

Paraclinic services

35% higher than fees in the private sector

27

Drugs and consumable medical supplies

Consumer price

 

- The items marked with * can be received up to 4 times based on the attending doctor’s request.

2018 Overall Estimated Cost of Common Procedures and Services for Foreign Patients

Gynecology

Row

Description of the Services

Cost Estimation (IRR)

1

Cesarean section

90,000,000

2

Natural vaginal delivery

85,000,000

3

Uterine fibroid surgery

50,000,000

      4

Hysterectomy

185,000,000

5

Ovarian cyst surgery

185,000,000

6

Dilatation & curettage

40,000,000

7

Hysteroscopy

60,000,000

 

General Surgery

Row

Description of the Services

Cost Estimation (IRR)

1

Cholecystectomy

155,000,000

2

Thyroidectomy

140,000,000

3

Sleeve gastrectomy (without surgical materials)

190,000,000

4

Gastric bypass surgery

230,000,000

5

Gastrectomy

340,000,000

6

Mastectomy

150,000,000

7

Colectomy

430,000,000

8

Inguinal hernia surgery

80,000,000

9

Hemorrhoidectomy

90,000,000

 

Aesthetic Surgery

Row

Description of Services

Cost Estimation (IRR)

1

Mammoplasty

220,000,000

2

Abdominoplasty 

170,000,000

3

Breast prosthesis placement

230,000,000

4

Blepharoplasty

105,000,000

5

Lipomatic

230,000,000

 

Urology

Row

Description of Services

Cost Estimation (IRR)

1

Nephrectomy

175,000,000

2

Prostatectomy

180,000,000

3

Varicocele surgery

65,000,000

4

Cystoscopy

25,000,000

5

Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL)

140,000,000

6

Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

90,000,000

7

Transureteral lithotripsy (TUL)

100,000,000

 

Neurosurgery

Row

Description of Services

Cost Estimation (IRR)

1

Lumbar spinal canal stenosis surgery

290,000,000

2

Cervical spinal canal stenosis surgery

290,000,000

3

Lumbar disc surgery

180,000,000

4

Cervical disk surgery

180,000,000

5

Brain tumor surgery

430,000,000

6

Pituitary tumor surgery

430,000,000

7

Spinal cord tumor surgery

400,000,000

8

Endoscopic brain surgery

200,000,000

9

Stereotactic brain surgery

220,000,000

10

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery for Parkinson’s disease

920,000,000

 

Orthopedics

Row

Description of Services

Cost Estimation (IRR)

1

Total knee arthroplasty

220,000,000

2

Total hip arthroplasty

500,000,000

3

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) surgery

50,000,000

4

Knee ligaments repair surgery

150,000,000

 

ENT

Row

Description of Services

Cost Estimation (IRR)

1

Tonsillectomy

100,000,000

2

Septoplasty

120,000,000

3

Rhinoplasty

130,000,000

4

Endoscopic sinus surgery

140,000,000

5

Tympanoplasty

180,000,000

 

Cardiovascular surgery

Row

Description of Services

Cost Estimation (IRR)

1

CABG

700,000,000

2

Cardiac valve replacement surgery

700,000,000

 

Interventional cardiac procedures

Row

Description of Services

Cost Estimation (IRR)

1

Coronary angiography

90,000,000

2

Single vessel coronary angioplasty

150,000,000

3

Coronary angioplasty for any additional vessel

60,000,000

4

EPS ablation

150,000,000

5

Permanent pacemaker implantation

130,000,000

6

Peripheral angioplasty

150,000,000

 

Gastroenterology

Row

Description of the Service

Estimated Cost (IRR)

1

Upper gastrointestinal tract endoscopy

10,000,000

2

Colonoscopy

15,000,000

3

Polypectomy

45,000,000

4

Endoscopic radiofrequency ablation (RF) for gastroesophageal reflux

65,000,000

5

Endoscopic balloon dilation for achalasia

50,000,000

6

ERCP

90,000,000

 

Pulmonology & Thoracic surgery

Row

Description of Services

Cost Estimation (IRR)

1

Bronchoscopy

50,000,000

2

Thoracoscopy

60,000,000

3

Lung tumor surgery

520,000,000

4

Chest tube insertion

75,000,000

5

Tracheostomy

55,000,000

 

Overall estimated cost of inpatient medical management of the internal diseases (without procedures) for foreign patients

Row

Description of Services

Cost Estimation (IRR)

1

Medical management of adult internal diseases in general wards (for each day)

40,000,000

2

Chemotherapy

15,000,000

3

Medical management of cardiac diseases in CCU (for each day)

55,000,000

4

Medical management of critically ill patients in ICU

80,000,000

5

Medical management of pediatric internal diseases in pediatric ward (for each day)

80,000,000

 

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