In 1998, Np Istanbul Group was established with the aim of raising the level of mental health of the community to contribute to solving problems related to mental health, through the provision of health services, and the provision of methods and conditions stipulated in contemporary science.
Within the past 20 years, we have increased our investment in order to bring modern and advanced medical technology to patients and doctors. We have taken the necessary steps to ensure that our patients benefit from the latest technology during their treatment.
1998: Standard brain mapping technology was added, and computerized clinical tests (Neurobio Feedback) and computer training modules were added in the diagnostic and treatment programs.
On May 25, 1999, we began establishing a branch of the American Memory Centers in Turkey, Istanbul, on Baghdad Street, in the presence of former Turkish President Suleiman Demirel. This center conducted the first “brain scan” and “magnetic head stimulation” in Turkey, which has been served by a team of experts and new treatment methods since then. The NP Vineriolo University Medical Hospital of Uskudar continues to provide service from that day until now.
On October 3, 2000, we added the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Unit to our services and it was inaugurated in the presence of the Head of American Memory Centers Mr. Wernon Wells. We were delighted to be among the pioneers in the use of new treatment methods such as “therapy by measuring brain function” and “intellectual orientation medicine”. We continued our journey with a multidisciplinary approach by integrating neuroscience, psychiatry and psychology.
In February 2003, we opened our five-story center in Veneriolo for the treatment of adult psychiatry and neurology, followed by child and adolescent psychiatry.
In November 2006 we began using functional and volumetric magnetic resonance imaging techniques.
In order to meet the needs of resident patients, we opened the NP Istanbul Psychiatric and Trauma Hospital as the first private hospital in Turkey.
In June 2009 we opened our first pharmaceutical laboratory for human genetics, and in August 2009, we opened our medical center in Iteler.
In March 2011, we established Uskudar University which is the first university in Turkey to research in the fields of science and behavioral and psychological health. As of October 2011, our outpatient clinic in Aetlero Veneriolo has joined the University of Uskudar under the name Np Etiler and Np Vineriolo.
In 2012, by the Joint Commission International (GCI), the Np Istanbul Hospital was accredited as the first Turkish hospital and the third international hospital specializing in mental and neurological diseases.
2013: We established the first advanced laboratory for drug (toxicology) testing.
In December 2014, under the supervision of the Turkish Ministry of Health, the first private drug and drug addiction treatment center was established with a Joint Commission International (GCI) certificate.
In 2015, we obtained the Joint Commission International (GCI) certification for the second time, with a success rate of 100%.
In December 2016, under the specialty of autism treatment, we added a children’s clinic for the treatment of sensory and functional integration.
In January 2017, the NP Vineriolo clinic was moved to a modern, advanced building that includes physiotherapy services, speech and language disorders, ear, nose and throat and auditory disorders.
In March 2017, NP Istanbul Hospital occupied the second place in Europe as a hospital specialized in brain diseases and psychiatric diseases with a new and advanced building.
International awards and certificates
Patient Safety Award
In the 14th century, music was used as a therapeutic agent for the first time in ancient Turkish mental hospitals. Today, Professor Navzat Tarhan, Professor of Psychiatry and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the NP Istanbul Neuropsychiatry Hospital still uses music as a therapeutic agent as he has demonstrated the benefits of music in therapy. On 05.03.2009, in the conference organized by the Association of Private Hospitals and Health Institutions (OHSAD) and the Patient Safety Foundation at Tuyap Exhibition and Conference Center, NP Istanbul Psychiatry and Neurology Hospital won the “Best Patient Safety Application” award by adding the transportation service for psychiatric patients by ambulance.
Globally recognized Amasya Golden Apple Award
In the fourth international symposium on the subject of harmful behavioral impulsivity and its control method, which was held in Amsterdam on 12-13 September 1991, Professor Navzat Tarhan was awarded the “best scientific research” award by the organizing committee.
At the annual meeting of the Amasya Association, which was held in Istanbul on December 7, 2007, the NP Istanbul Psychiatric and Neurological Hospital was awarded the “Golden Amasya Apple” for the use of Turkish music in treatment.
In addition to the following certificates: –
Quality Management System Certificate ISO 9001: 2008
Joint Commission International (GCA) certification
Certificate of Quality Policy
Quality Assurance Certificate
Approach to Quality Certification