About Us

Who Are We?

Istanbul Bird,Exotics and Pet Clinic is a full service companion animal clinic. It is our commitment to provide quality veterinary care throughout the life of your pet. Our services and facilities are designed to assist in routine preventive care for young, healthy pets; early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages; and complete medical and surgical care as necessary during his or her lifetime.

We understand the special role your pet plays in your family and are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet’s health care. We treat your pet as we would our own. Our goal is to practice the highest quality medicine and surgery with compassion and an emphasis on client education. Our entire healthcare team is committed to providing personal attention to the unique concerns of each individual pet owner.

Veterinary Staff

Dr. Akif Demirel



Akif Demirel, gradauted in 1982 from the Veterinary college of Istanbul University. Since his graduation he dedicated himself to well being of his patients. He is a qualified veterinarian in the U.S and in Canada. He and his wife Filiz Demirel founded Istanbul Veterinary Polyclinic in 1996 in Florya , Istanbul. Dr. Demirel is member of VIN (Veterinary Information network), Florida Board of Veterinary Medicine , College of Veterinarians of Ontario , International sea mammals association,International Academy of Pain Management, Chamber of Veterinarians of Istanbul .He is the founder president of Turkish Small Animal Veterinary Association and served as director for WSAVA and FECAVA of Turkish Small Animal Veterinary Association.

Dr. Filiz Demirel



Filiz Demirel (Ozdogan), graduated from the Istanbul University in 1984 with honors.After working in the public health service for several years , she decided to continue her career in small animal practice.Dr.Fiiz Demirel is completed her doctoral degrre at the Veterinary Faculty of the Istanbul University in 2013 . Dr.Demirel is member of the:

Chamber of Veterinarians of Istanbul ,
Veterinary Information Network (VIN)
Clinicans Veterinary Medical Association.
Turkish Small Animal Veterinary Association,
International Academy of Pain Management,
She is also on the Advisory Board of the Veterinary Anesthesia  Support Group (VASG)