Dr. Yaşar Yilmaz, MD completed his residency at Muenster University Hospital Detmold, Germany with a degree in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care. He studied Traditional Chinese Medicine, pain treatments and acupuncture at Vienna University and the Acupuncture Institute of Austria. He pursued further studies in Germany at Witten University and the Institute for Traditional Chinese Medicine in Koenigstein.
Dr.Yilmaz is the founder of International Medical Center in Mersin which he managed as the chief doctor for 6 years before changing his direction in medicine. He began his studies in the therapeutic use of thermal water and hydrotherapy after his decision to specialize in Naturopathic, Holistic/Complementary Medicine and Rejuvenation Therapies. He studied Integrative Medicine in Austria International Holistic Medicine Academy. Combining the best in complementary and conventional medicine, Dr. Yilmaz opened NaturMed Hot Springs and Health Resort in Kusadasi, Turkey in 2001.
NaturMed applies cleansing and detoxifying therapies that incorporate the unique properties of the thermal springs along with a number of natural therapies in accordance with a holistic approach to medicine and healing. NaturMed is a multi-faceted facility embracing balneotherapy, colon hydrotherapy, ozone therapy, yoga, manual therapies, magnetic field therapy, infrared medical sauna, exercise programs, healthy nutrition programs and a number of other natural treatments applied in rejuvenation, anti-aging, anti-stress, weight-loss, pain relief, quit-smoking programs all within a pristine natural environment surrounded by mountains, natural hot springs and the Aegean sea.
Through natural healthcare and preventive medicine practices, Dr. Yilmaz has been bringing health and healing to many people at NaturMed since 2001 and is a recognized authority in the field of balneology and detox & rejuvenation therapies in Turkey. He established the Nature & Health Foundation to provide national and international support to the development of Holistic Medicine education and natural therapies. He has articles and a book published in Turkey and Germany. He co-authored the “ Arinma Kitabi” (Detox Book).