Orthopedic surgeries in South Korea

Orthopedic surgeries or procedures are the second major reason for medical tourists to go abroad for better medical quality, immediate attention and more affordable prices. International patients travel abroad to correct problems on knees, hip, shoulders and spine.
International patients can look for better options for this kind of procedures due to the fact that many of the injuries on the musculoskeletal system (bones, muscles, joints) are not consider being urgent. Therefore they have the chance to choose better.

What are the most common orthopedic surgeries in South Korea?

ProcedureTotal price
Total knee replacement$15,000 **
Total hip replacement$20,000 **
ACL ligament reconstruction$10,000 **
Arthroscopic shoulder surgery$10,000 **
Endoscopy lumbar discectomy$11,500 **
Artificial cervical disc replacement$19,000 **
Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion$18,000 **
Microscopy lumbar discectomy$10,500 **
Percutaneous vertebroplasty$5,500 **

What hospitals does Medical Avenue recommend for orthopedic surgeries in South Korea?

In South Korea orthopedic procedures are widely available. There are a number of orthopedic specialized hospitals in the nation that offer first-class medical attention. Our parameters to decide which medical centers to trusts for musculoskeletal treatments take in consideration: the accuracy of diagnosis (use of X-ray, MRI, CT, Myelogram MR test, Spine cord function test and doctor’s expertise), the hygienic standards of facilities, the period of recovery, post-surgery follow up and the friendliness of nurses and physiotherapists toward foreigner patients.

Medical Avenue’s selection of hospitals includes two specialized medical centers and other general hospitals:

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