A hip replacement involves replacing the hip (one or both) joint (s) with a prosthetic implant.
Synonyms: Single Hip Replacement, Double Hip Replacement
Hip Resurfacing, Birmingham hip resurfacing, bhr Although hip resurfacing was just recently approved by the FDA to be performed in the United States, it has been routinely used in other countries for over a decade. One of the surgeons in our network has done over 3000 hip resurfacing procedures, another has done over 1000. The surgeons in the US are still learning the procedure and slowly gaining experience while not being able to accommodate the vast amounts of patients wanting the benefits of this new, less invasive and more recovery friendly technique. The hip resurfacing surgery was created for younger patients (under 60) who need hip resurfacing but do not want to face the lack of mobility that comes with a hip replacement. However, depending on a patent's health, the surgeons in our network have worked on patients that are under the age of 70.PlanetHospital has been arranging hip resurfacing surgeries since 2002. We have been featured in several media stories including NIGHTLINE related to this surgery. We have an excellent network of surgeons who have performed the hip resurfacing surgery and have helped clients navigate their way to the best possible surgeons safely and affordably. We will get you an immediate surgery date with top international surgeons that are in constant demand. If you have insurance, let us know. We will work with them on your behalf to get approval PlanetHospital has a wide range of information about the Birmingham Hip Replacement procedure. We encourage you to learn as much about this procedure as possible, or speak to a PlanetHospital Medical Professional at no cost or obligation. To learn more, feel free to click on the links above about procedure details, risks and side effects, and questions related to hip resufacing surgery. We have made your hip resurfacingf medical tourism experience into 4 easy steps, please read through them and then either fill out the form below or contact us to get started. Also check out our Hip Resurfacing specials: PlanetHospital has carefully selected a few international surgeons that have the best skills in hip resurfacing, Read our doctors Bios or speak to a PlanetHospital medical professional at no cost to learn more.Doctors in the PlanetHospital network who perform this surgery include: !!!!-SURGEONS-!!!! This form will be reviewed by a PlanetHospital Medical Professional. Our Medical Professionals have three objectives designed to help you get the surgery you want safely:They want to make sure you are safe enough to be a medical tourist, that you won???????t put yourself at risk by putting too much stress on your body by traveling or go to a destination that may not be appropriate for you because of your allergies, medication availability, etc.They want to make sure the overseas surgeons are CLEARLY made aware of any medical risks that you may have.They want to make sure you have a realistic outlook about the results of the surgery you are seeking and are clearly aware of any risk. The orthopedic pre-consult form will take about 15-20 minutes to fill out but will save you endless problems. It is only seen by our medical professionals and the overseas surgeons only. NO ONE ELSE. This is attention to safety is what sets PlanetHospital apart from any other web based medical vendors. Or if you prefer, speak to a PlanetHospital Medical professional and they can answer your questions. Once you have chosen your hip surfacing surgeon, you can book an appointment with the surgeon through our website or by speaking to one of our case managers who will be delighted to assist you. Our case manager can also arrange a conference call with some of these surgeons in our network. If you have insurance or Medicare, our case managers can see if this will cover you as well. You can also pay for your surgery through our service (check out our Better Business Bureau rating ??????? AA since 2002 with 0 complaints). After selecting your surgeon, we have a dedicated travel desk that works with several travel agents, consolidators and vendors to find you the lowest FLEXIBLE airfare (we always recommend flexible fares or fares that can be changed with a small penalty so that if you need to or want to stay longer, you do not have to worry about losing your flight). Our travel desk can also arrange visa and passports if required at no extra cost, as well as competitive rates travel insurance.We also invite you to take advantage of our concierge service, which many of our clients rave about. For only $495USD, a local attendant will look after you from the moment you land, to the moment you leave. He/she will arrange for your transfers, visit you at the hospital, provide you with a cell phone (except in Costa Rica), take care of getting your prescriptions filled, act as your translator, stand by you in case of any problems with the hospital, contact your family or friends after your surgery, and arrange any site-seeing or entertainment (Please note: sight seeing excursions and entertainment are an additional service and not included in the concierge costs). If you are traveling with a companion, the concierge is definitely recommended because quite often the needs of the companion are forgotten but the concierge does not let that happen. The concierge service is optional but is recommended. Nevertheless if you get in any trouble in a foreign country, know that PlanetHospital has a representative there to help you, even if you do not sign up for the concierge service. Complete Hip Resurfacing Package in Includesincludes: Roundtrip air and transfers, accommodations, and your choice and Hip Resufacing performed by a world reknown surgeon who specializes in the Birmingham technique. All this for only $12,500 plus airline taxes and fuel surcharges. Please note that this price is subject to a review of your medical history by a planet hospital medical professional.Price of Hip Resurfacing surgery in the US: On average $12, 500.INTERESTED in our package? Simply fill out this form or the form to your right or click here and enter your number and a real doctor will contact you to answer your questions.PRICING SUMMARYHip Resurfacing can be done in INDIA, MEXICO and BELGIUM. The price range for Hip Resurfacing in the above mentioned countries varies from $8000 to $18000. We have a package available for $12,500 for India (plus airline taxes and service charges) that include air and hotel. !!!!-THEFORM-!!!! A PlanetHospital Medical Professional will contact you to answer any questions you may have about the procedure and they will then send you a pre-consult form which needs to be filled out to determine eligibility. It shouldn't take you more than 15 to 20 minutes to fill out this form. Once the Medical Professional receives it, you will be notified in less than 24 hours of your eligibility. Please note that certain medical conditions could increase the cost of your procedure. If this is the case, the Medical Professional will discuss this with you. Is Hip Resurfacing right for you?Learn more about the procedure, the risks and side-effects, and how to prepare for your surgery. Get to know the orthopedic surgeons in the PlanetHospital Network and book an appointment with them. Do you have more questions about hip resurfacing? Click here to review our Frequently Asked Questions, or call us at 800-243-0172 or use our Click to Call button.PLANETHOSPITAL can take care of all arrangements for you -- from helping you select the right surgeon for your unique needs and wishes, making sure your medical records are securely reviewed by the surgeons in advance, setting up an interview with the surgeons if needed, and arranging your travel and accommodations. We do all this without marking up the cost of the surgery. If you have medicare or other insurance, let us know because we might be able to get you a reimbursement. When you arrive at the destination, a PlanetHospital concierge will be there to assist you every step of the way (those who eot ag. So with PlanetHospital, all you have to do is show up. Hip Resurfacing, Birmingham hip resurfacing, bhr Although hip resurfacing was just recently approved by the FDA to be performed in the United States, it has been routinely used in other countries for over a decade. One of the surgeons in our network has done over 3000 hip resurfacing procedures, another has done over 1000. The surgeons in the US are still learning the procedure and slowly gaining experience while not being able to accommodate the vast amounts of patients wanting the benefits of this new, less invasive and more recovery friendly technique. The hip resurfacing surgery was cre...
The ideal candidate for hip replacement is either someone who suffers from extreme arthritis pain their hip or has recently suffered from a fractured hip
Days in Hospital: 2
Recovery Time: 12
Performed procedure: 300+
Juan Jose Gomez Amescua
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