Hacettepe Universit Faculty of Medicine
Department of Child Health and Diseases
Adolescent Health Subdivision (adolescent Unit)
As being the first Adolescent Unit in our country, it offers service within the scope of Hacettepe University İhsan Doğramacı Children's Hospital since 1965. Physical, sexual and psychosocial developments of youngsters between the ages of 10 and 17 are being evaluated in the unit. Assessments on height and weight measurements, medical reviews of eating disorders (Anorexia or Bulimia Nervosa), the treatment and monitoring of exogenous obesity, emaciation, athlete health, bone health and osteoporosis prevention, fatigue, menstrual irregularities, painful menstruation, premenstrual tension, chronic pelvic pain, vaginal discharges in adolescent girls, testicular varicocele and contralateral testis in adolescent boys, healthy sexual life and protection in both sexes, breast problems in girls and boys, excess hair growth unrelated to hormonal imbalance, determination of psychosocial risk factors and problems related to physical, sexual and psychosocial abuse and neglect issues are carried out by the academic staff. Treatments are set out with microscopic examinations for genital discharge in adolescent boys and girls.
Furthermore, the psychometric evaluation of youngsters is carried out by a psychologist.
Outpatient Clinic Services
Outpatient clinic offers service on weekdays from 08:30 to 12:00. Test results are evaluated between 14:00 and 17:00.
When needed, patients with adolescent problems are monitored by means of hospitalization in inpatient services of Hacettepe University Hospitals.
In our department, outpatient clinic examination appointments can be booked by dialing 444 4 444 or by clicking “Online Appointment” link.
The appointments are given to children between the ages of 12 and 17 under the circumstances given below. General Pediatrics Outpatient Clinic examination is not required for these patients.
• Height and weight problems in adolescence period
• Being overweight (obesity)
• Eating disorders (Anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa)
• Gynecological problems in adolescent girls (Menstruation related problems)
• Excess hair growth in adolescent girls
• Breast problems in adolescent girls
• Penis (micro) and scrotum related problems in adolescent boys
• Breast problems in adolescent boys (gynecomasty)
• Athlete health in adolescents
• Adolescent abuse
• Drug addiction among adolescents
• Risky behaviors in adolescents
• Failure at school
• Compliance problems with school, family and friends
• Sexual confusions in adolescents
Our unit is located on the 2nd floor of Hacettepe University İhsan Doğramacı Children's Hospital. Upon entering from door no. 1 or 2, you can find Adolescent Unit by turning right and taking the elevator, which is located at the end of the hallway by the information desk. The door with glass panel of Adolescent Unit is across the elevator on the second floor.
+90 (312) 305 11 60
+90 (312) 305 20 22