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Orthopedic Surgery Cost in India

Orthopedic surgery cost in India varies with the type of procedure, technique to perform the surgery, your medical condition and history, surgeon, hospital and the city where you choose to get the surgery done.

Here is a quick look at Orthopedic surgery prices in India:

Procedure Approximate Cost in India ( US $)
Knee Replacement (Single Knee) 4,500
Knee Replacement (Both Knees) 8,500
Hip Replacement (Single Hip) 5,000
Hip Replacement (Both Hips) 9,500
Shoulder Replacement 8,000
Ankle Replacement 6,000
ACL Repair/Reconstruction 3,500
Limb Lengthening 5,000
The cost quoted above is indicative and should not be taken as the final cost of the surgery. The final cost can be ascertained after the surgeon has evaluated the patient. The cost in Indian Rupees can vary based on exchange rate.

Factors that affect Orthopedic Surgery Cost in India:

  • Technique of Surgery

    There are different techniques of performing the surgery which affect the cost to a great extent. For example knee replacement can be done as open surgery, minimally invasive surgery, using highly advanced computer navigation systems or with robotic technology. This affects the cost of orthopedic surgery to a great extent.

  • Whether or Not an Implant is Needed

    Many times you would need an implant or instrumentation that adds to the cost of the surgery. IndiCure recommends you to explore the surgical options by consulting our expert orthopedic surgeons.

  • Orthopedic Surgeon's Fees

    An important expense when it comes to your orthopedic surgery is going to be your orthopedic surgeon's fees. IndiCure recommends only experienced, skilled, board-certified surgeons who are capable of delivering successful surgeries. Although the charges may vary depending on the experience of the surgeon, you can be assured that you will be in safe hands when you choose IndiCure.

  • Surgical Facility

    Having your orthopedic surgery in an accredited surgical facility by skilled and qualified medical staff is a critical factor. Moreover, the geographical location of this facility also affects the quote. But, IndiCure provides you with a projected estimate that will be all inclusive and affordable.

  • Surgery-Related Expenses

    The surgery-related expenses include the pre- and post-surgical expenses. The pre-surgical expenses are associated with the age and medical condition of the patient and thus the number and type of investigations required. Post-surgical expenses may include prescription medications and follow-up consultations.

We at IndiCure, understand that you travel with a budget in mind and do not like to be greeted by surprises after arrival in India. We thus club all these expenses and give you the package cost that is inclusive and affordable at the same time.

Your case manager shall give you an estimated cost of your surgery after discussing your medical reports with the surgeon. The final cost, however, shall be confirmed after your consultation with the Surgeon.

Orthopedic Surgery Procedures Offered

  • Acetabular osteotomy
  • ACL Reconstruction Surgery
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI)
  • Bankart repair
  • Bone grafting
  • Bone metastasis surgery
  • Bone reconstruction
  • Bunion surgery
  • Bone Fracture Repair
  • Carpal tunnel decompression
  • Cartilage repair
  • Cartilage restoration
  • Congenital hand deformity correction
  • Distal radioulnar joint replacement
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Elbow replacement surgery
  • External fixation
  • Femoral osteotomy
  • Fibula free flap
  • Finger fusion
  • Finger joint replacement
  • Finger reattachment
  • Foot reconstruction
  • Free muscle transfer
  • Fresh osteochondral allograft reconstruction
  • Growing rods
  • Guided growth in children
  • Hand reconstruction
  • Hand surgery
  • Hand transplant
  • Hemipelvectomy
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Hip core decompression
  • Hip labral repair
  • Hip preservation surgery
  • Hip replacement
  • Joint replacement
  • Joint replacement revisions
  • Knee fusion
  • Knee osteotomy
  • Knee reconstruction
  • Knee replacement
  • Ligament reconstruction of fingers
  • Ligament reconstruction of forearm
  • Ligament reconstruction of shoulder
  • Ligament reconstruction of wrist
  • Limb deformity correction
  • Limb lengthening
  • Limb salvage surgery
  • Medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction
  • Meniscus repair
  • Meniscus transplantation
  • Microvascular surgery
  • Multiligament knee reconstruction
  • Muscle transfers
  • Nerve grafts
  • Nerve reconstruction
  • Nerve transfer
  • Nonunion surgery
  • Offset procedures
  • Osteotomy
  • Partial knee replacement
  • Pelvic tumor surgery
  • Periacetabular osteotomy (PAO)
  • Physeal bar resection
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction
  • Reverse shoulder replacement
  • Revision of previous trauma surgery
  • Robot-assisted partial knee resurfacing
  • Rotationplasty
  • Rotator cuff surgery
  • Sacroiliac joint fusions
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Spatial frame corrections
  • Tendon transfer
  • Toe-to-thumb transfer
  • Tommy John surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release Surgery
  • Unicompartmental knee replacement
  • Vascularized bone grafting
  • Vascularized free fibula transfer
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Wrist fusion
  • Wrist reconstruction
  • Wrist replacement

Orthopedic Surgery in India

We at IndiCure understand the apprehensions and questions that you have when you opt for medical tourism, surgery away from your home. We are thus here to help you make an informed decision. We always strive to get you the best deal when you opt to travel to India for your orthopedic surgery in India. We completely understand that any surgery is a major decision and when you choose to get it miles away from your home, the decision can be overwhelming. IndiCure assures you to be a partner in your journey and make medical sojourn to India a successful and memorable one for you!

IndiCure offers orthopedic surgery in India at best orthopedic hospitals in India at our associated JCI accredited hospitals and clinics, which are equipped with the most sophisticated technology including:

  • Operation theaters built according to International specifications using ultra-clean laminar air flow systems, for best standards of infection control.
  • Computer Navigation System
  • High Definition Cameras
  • Arthroscopic Equipment for performing technically challenging procedures
  • Advanced Diagnostics and Support Infrastructure - 256 slice CT, High end MRI, PET scan
  • Best quality prosthesis and implants
  • Super specialized rehabilitation services, including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, hydrotherapy and other disciplines, which help the patient have a smooth journey post their joint replacement surgery and also helps them to return back to normal activity at the earliest after the surgery.

Why Orthopedic Surgery in India?

Orthopedic Surgery in India has evolved tremendously over the years. Advanced surgical techniques, safer anesthesia, shorter recovery periods make India the best place for orthopedic surgery in the world, and an economical and attractive option for people looking for affordable orthopedic surgery abroad.

Getting orthopedic surgery in India with carefully chosen orthopedic surgeons and hospitals by IndiCure offers many advantages, few of which are listed below –

  • Savings - Orthopedic surgery cost in India is much lesser, about 60% to 90% cheaper, as compared to the cost of orthopedic surgery in the UK, US, Canada, Australia or any other Western country. It costs almost a third or even less to get joint replacement surgery in India as compared to any of these countries.
  • Best Orthopedic Surgeons in the world - Orthopedic surgeons in India are known for their skill and expertise all over the world. Not only are they trained at best medical schools in the world, the experience Indian orthopedic surgeons have is second to none.
  • State of the art hospitals - The orthopedic hospitals and clinics that IndiCure chooses to associate with have the state of the art technology and zero MRSA rate , which is even better than what you would find in many European countries.
  • No language barrier - English is the second official language of India. Surgeons, nurses and other support staff at the hospital speak English, so communication is never a problem though not being used to a different accent may pose some difficulty at some times.
  • Incredible India - India is one of the most mystical countries on the earth, and has also come to be known as God's own country. It is a must see destination by all known travel magazines and portals. People with completely different languages, cultures, religions all cordially living together as one country, is a unique experience to see.

Best Orthopedic Surgeons in India

Dr. IPS Oberoi

MS (Orth.), MCh Orth. (Liverpool, U.K)

25+ Years of Experience

Dr. I P S Oberoi is an expert in Primary and Revision Joint replacement surgeries of Knee, Hip, Shoulder, Elbow, and Ankle joints.  Dr. IPS Oberoi has performed over 7200 joint replacements, with a success rate of 97 percent. He is one of only a few doctors qualified to perform arthroscopic surgery on a labral tear in the hip.

Dr. Mudit Khanna

M.B.B.S, MS(Orthopedics)

21+ Years of Experience

Dr. Mudit Khanna is a Mumbai-based orthopedic surgeon who specializes in arthroplasty and arthroscopy. Dr. Mudit Khanna is a renowned name in the field of Joint Replacements and advanced Orthopaedic Surgery. His illustrious career has been dotted with expertise acquired over a decade, working in institutes of National and International repute with Stalwarts like Professor David Rowley, Dr. Andrew Waterfield, and Dr. Ben Clift. 

Dr. Yash Gulati

MBBS, MS (Ortho), M.Ch(Ortho), Eng

29+ Years of Experience

Dr. Yash Gulati was the first to introduce the concept of gyroscope-based computer navigation for knee replacement in India. He is the youngest orthopedic surgeon to receive the civilian accolade, having been awarded the Padma Shri by the President of India in 2009, and appointed Hon. Surgeon to President of India -2016. 

Best Orthopedic Hospitals in India

WockHardt Hospital


Wockhardt Hospitals is the branch of the leading Wockhardt pharmaceutical company in India. The company is more than four decades old and is present in more than 20 countries around the globe. Wockhardt has 9 hospitals in India in Mumbai, Nagpur, Rajkot, Nashik, and Surat.

Artemis Hospital


Artemis Health Institute, a premium multi-specialty hospital is a healthcare venture launched by the promoters of the Apollo Tyres Group. Established in 2007, Artemis was the first hospital in Haryana to get NABH accreditation within 3 years of start-up.

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  • Having been home a few days now I can get my thoughts together and give my heartfelt thanks for the support and encouragement I got from IndiCure. Obviously, there was a certain amount of trepidation going to what has a reputation of being a third world country for a major operation like knee replacement, having received the type of treatment which I would think only the Royal family would receive in this country I wonder which is the third world country. From the organization arranged by your good self to absolutely first-class attention at the hospital and the service of doctors and his wonderful team all of whom spoke English, the nursing was one to one and my well-being was their only concern.

    The operation has been a complete success. I am so happy with the results. The friendliness from everyone from consultant to ancillary workers was amazing.

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    Ms. Beth Brown,United Kingdom

    Procedure: Bilateral knee joint replacement

  • My Knee joint replacement surgery in India has given me a second chance to live life independently and on my own terms. I had become completely dependent and bed ridden because of the extreme pain and found it even difficult to go to the wash room.

    IndiCure has really helped me in this journey and I am very thankful to them. The surgeon and nursing staff especially were very nice. Good work done.

    Mr. Ansari Sheikh,Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Procedure: Knee joint replacement surgery

  • I am extremely delighted with the services provided by IndiCure. They have arranged everything so meticulously and have been there to guide and help me at each step.

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    Ms. Nellia Ismail,Dubai

    Procedure: ACL Repair surgery

  • I am so thankful to IndiCure and their associate clinic for giving me my healthy life back. I had such bad back pain and pain in the left leg which had made my life miserable. My business was getting hampered; my life was so disturbed because of this pain all the time.

    Thanks to IndiCure and the entire staff, they are very professional and at the same time caring in their approach. I am completely satisfied with the results of my spine surgery in India.

    Mr Pacific Muchira,From: Kenya

    Procedure: Lumbar spondylosis (L4-L5) with pain to radiating to left leg

Frequently Asked Questions

Orthopedic surgery cost in India depends upon the type of surgery to be performed, whether or not implant being used, surgeon, facility and the city where you choose to get the surgery done. To give you an idea, knee replacement cost in India start from around USD 4000 and hip replacement in India costs from US $ 5000, which is way less than the cost of orthopedic surgery in the West.

There is absolutely no compromise on the quality. Orthopedic surgery cost in India is much less because of the following reasons:

Low cost of endowment in India - Qualified doctors, surgeons, nursing staff, lower investments costs, subsidies by government to private healthcare sector are more as compared to other countries

An exchange rate regime, which is favorable to India (indicative rates only, may not be currently applicable)
1 USD= 75 Indian rupees
1 GBP= 100 Indian rupees
1 Euro= 85 Indian rupees

The first step is to send us your medical history, X-ray and other medical reports for the surgeon's evaluation. You can send these details to You would be assigned a case manager who shall get back to you with the surgeon's opinion, cost and other necessary details. For more information, please visit Step-by-step guide.

Your case manager would share the surgeon's opinion as is, his or her detailed profile, details about the hospital where your surgery shall be done, type of implant and other necessary details. You can also choose to speak with the surgeon over phone or have a video consultation with the surgeon. We make sure you get the best quality treatment and best possible results for your surgery in India. To answer more on Medical Tourism related questions read our FAQs sections.

Yes, almost all orthopedic surgery patients undergo the necessary investigations before any orthopedic surgery. Other tests are also performed before any anesthesia is given. This includes:

  • Blood tests to evaluate chemistries, blood count and blood type.
  • Chest X-ray to evaluate lungs and heart size.

You will experience pain and discomfort after the operation which shall be controlled with medications. You shall be at the hospital for 3-7 days, depending on the type and technique of the surgery, so that the acute recovery phase is over and you are comfortable and can be on your own at the time of discharge from the hospital.

The surgeon would suggest you the most suitable option depending on your age, pain, medical history and the medical condition.

You will not need nursing care after you are discharged from the hospital. A stay of 5-6 days at the hospital would be enough for you to recover and stay at the hotel without the nursing care. However, if your treating doctor feels that you still need medical supervision, he would advise you to extend the stay at the hospital at some extra cost.

Returning to work is an individualistic thing and depends on your profession. Desk or sitting activities can be resumed after about 2-3 weeks of surgery, while physically active jobs should wait for 8-10 weeks.

You need to be very careful in using your body to allow for your orthopedic to heal well. You should not push, pull or lift anything heavy for at least two months after the surgery. Your surgeon and the medical staff shall give you specific instructions about do's and don'ts after the surgery. The physical therapist will tell you how to strengthen the muscles.

Yes, you can climb stairs but that would be tiring for you. You should avoid climbing the stairs for 6-8 weeks till you have fully recovered

The rehabilitation will begin the next day after the surgery at the hospital itself. Your physical therapist will do a number of exercises to regain your strength and range of motion. You should continue to exercise until your muscles are pain-free. It is a good idea to continue your exercises as a lifetime commitment to keep your muscles strong.

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