Gynecomastia Turkey Prof. Dr. Birol Civelek



Gynecomastia (male breast reduction) surgery reduces breast size in men, flattening and enhancing the chest contours. In severe cases of gynecomastia, the weight of excess breast tissue may cause the breasts to sag and stretch the areola (the dark skin surrounding the nipple). In these cases the position and size of the areola can be surgically improved and excess skin may be reduced.

Recovery Time: 2-3 weeks
Length of Operation: 2-3 hours
Duration in Turkey: 7 days

About Prof.Dr. Birol Civelek

Dr. Birol Civelek graduated from Kabataş Erkek High School .During his education at Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, he was a trainee doctor at Ospedale Molinette (University of Turin, Italy). After graduating from the Faculty of Medicine, he worked for a short time at the Faculty of Medicine, Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine.

He specialized in Ear Nose and Throat at the Faculty of Medicine (1991-1993).Between 1993-1996, he successfully passed the ECFMGFLEX exams and specialized in General Surgery at New York Medical College NRHMC (Soundshore Hospital) in the United States. He completed his Plastic Surgery Specialization in 1999. Currently he has a license to work in USA. In the years that followed, he went to the U.S. for further education many times. He was at UPMC and West Penn Hospital (Pittsburgh). Later, he was in Munster (Germany) and Palma de Mallorca (Spain) and worked as a specialist. Between 2000 and 2010, he worked as a Plastic Surgeon chief assistant at Y. Beyazıt Research Hospital. In 2010, he founded the Plastic Surgery Clinic and started his assistant training. Between 2012 and 2014, he worked as the director of Ankara Acıbadem Plastic Surgery Clinic. He still continues his professional life at BC Clinic, which he founded himself. Having over 60 national and international publications and presentations, Dr. Civelek is also a specialist in Hand Surgery and Oral, Face and Maxillofacial Surgery. He was in Baghdad (Iraq), Ibb City (Yemen) and Gagauzia (Moldova) to perform humanitarian aid operations on different dates and performed over 100 surgeries.

Important Information:

  • Be sure to get approval from your medical travel advisor for your medical approval before making a reservation.
  • Personalized treatment plans and out-of-package available services are not included in the price of the fix package created.
  • This package includes a 24-hour free cancellation guarantee.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Each user can only use 1 promo code.

Included / Exclude


  • Pre-Operative Tests
  • Full Consultation with your Surgeon
  • Nursing Care (at Hospital)
  • Theatre Time
  • Surgeons Fees
  • Anaesthetics Fees
  • All Medications
  • Post-Surgery Garment (1 set)
  • Post-Op Check up
  • 3 nights hospital stay
  • 4 nights hotel accomodation (includes breakfast)
  • VIP Transfer (Hotel-Hospital-Airport)
  • Helpline with Doctor and Hospital Team
  • 24/7 Aftercare Support


  • Flight tickets
  • Istanbul tour

Package Plan & Full Details

Treatment details:

Candidates: Men who are bothered by the feeling that their breasts are too large. A good candidate for gynecomastia surgery is anyone who feels uncomfortable with their enlarged breast tissue, puffy nipple and saggy breast.
Length of Operation: 2-3 hours
Surgical procedure: Yes
Anesthesia type: General
Recovery time: 2-3 weeks
Accommodation: 7 days

Visit (7 Days)

1st Day: Patient’s blood tests, routine chest X-ray and EKG tests are done before operation.
2nd Day (Operation Day): Before the operation, the surgeon consults with the patient. Necessary drawings are made for the operation. You will be also evaluated in your room by the anesthesiology specialist doctor. After consultation, the patient is taken to the operating room.
3rd Day: Vital follow-ups of the patient such as blood pressure and heart rate are performed. Necessary medications are given intravenously after the operation.
4th Day: Routine check-ups are done before discharge from the hospital. Necessary information is given to the patient by the responsible nurse. Vascular access and drains are removed, the patient is discharged from the hospital.
5th Day: Hotel rest
6th Day: Hotel rest
7th Day: You will be given specific instructions that may include how to care for the surgical site, medications to apply reduce the potential for infection, specific concerns to look for at the surgical site or in your general health and when to follow up with your plastic surgeon. Dressings are changed, final checks are made and the patient is ready to return to their country.


  • Notify your surgeon if you develop a cold, fever or other illness before your surgery
  • Do not eat or drink anything from 8 hours prior to surgery.
  • Quit smoking and alcohol beverages at least 1 week before your surgery.
  • Do not wear any jewelry&piercing, make-up or nail polish&prothesis before surgery.
  • Stop the following the below medications 1 week prior to your surgery: Aspirin type of painkillers (ex: Advil, Alka-Seltzer, Ibuprofen) and Vitamins


  • The medication and follow-up form given by the specialist should be followed regularly.
  • After surgery, avoid salt, sugar, caffeine, alcohol, and refined carbohydrates for at least a month.
  • Stay hydrated with water, dont replace water intake with coffee or soft drinks
  • Rest adequately, follow your surgeon’s advice on movement
  • Gentle movement helps prevent complications that arise from being too sedentary for long periods
  • Never smoke before or after surgery
  • Avoid consuming intoxicating substances
  • Follow good nutritional advice and post-op exercise time frames (exercising heavily too soon can harm you or increase your scar formation)
  • You can start excercises after 1 month from operation


  • Mercure Hotel Altunizade
  • Mövenpick Asia Hotel


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