How much does ACL Surgery cost in India?

Can knee injury requiring surgery possible? If you are looking for ACL surgery treatment costs in India, you have landed on the right page. The cost of ACL surgery in India is quite affordable compared to other countries.

By Dr. Sayalee Karve

Updated on 02nd, May'22

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On an average, the cost of ACL Surgery in India is between INR 2,50,000 (3,291$) to INR 3,50,000 (4,608$) but differs based on the type of implant used.

 

India is one of the world's top healthcare for medical tourists. Many people from various countries are cured at the finest hospitals in metro cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, etc.

ACL reconstruction surgery is tougher at times and should be performed only by a qualified professional in a credible healthcare facility.

 

Depending on the location, the surgeon's qualification, hospital stay, and pre and post-operative charges, the ACL reconstruction surgery cost varies in India.

 

Let's read the article ahead to know more about it in detail.

 

 

What is the cost of ACL Surgery in major cities of India? 

 

Name of the CityACL Surgery Cost (INR)ACL Surgery Cost (USD)
Mumbai131,1001,873
Bangalore115,0001,643
New Delhi128,8001,840
Hyderabad121,9001,741
Chennai124,2001,774
Ahmedabad124,2001,774
Kolkata138,0001,971
Lucknow124,2001,774
Pune167,5002,205
Kochi138,0001,971
Chandigarh128,8001,840

 

For your convenience, we've included a cost comparison of ACL surgery in India and other countries below.

 

CountryCost in INRCost in USD($)
India2,50,000-3,50,0003,291-4,608
USA25,00,000-35,00,00032,000-46,000
UK15,00,000-18,00,00020,000-23,000
Singapore7,00,000-10,00,00010,000-13,000
Thailand6,00,000-11,00,0008,000-15,000

 

 

What is the cost for various types of ACL surgery in India?

Usually, a graft is used for connecting connective tissue (ligaments and tendons), which assists in rebuilding or substituting the damaged ACL.

The selection of a type of graft depends on various factors, including the benefits or cons of the type of graft, age of the patient, physical activity and lifestyle of the patient, and need to treat other connected damages.

 

Here is the cost of different  type of graft based ACL surgery cost.

Type of Graft Cost in INRCost in USD($)
Autograft3,03,1004,072
Allograft3,78,8005,195

 

What other additional cost needs to be considered besides the cost of ACL surgery in India?

 

Pre-operative cost:

 

Prior to surgery, patients need to visit the clinic or hospital for initial evaluation and final diagnosis.

Cost may include specialist consultation fees, diagnostic tests and hospital stay.

 

The cost of an initial physical evaluation is around INR 500 to 1,500

 

Here is an approximate of the total cost involved in an ACL surgery in India:

 

For private room:

 

Type of RoomPre-operative proceduresCost in INRCost in USD ($)
General WardSpecialist consultation fee, bed charges and Surgery1,10,0001,450
Semi-private WardSpecialist consultation fee, bed charges and Surgery1,50,0001,975
Private WardSpecialist consultation fee, bed charges and Surgery1,94,0002,554

 

 

Diagnostic tests or techniques performed prior to the surgery include – blood coagulation, MRI scan, X-ray, Complete blood count, joint aspiration, arthrography for detecting joint problems, ligament and cartilage issues and bone density check test.

 

Diagnostic test or techniqueCost in INR
Bone density measure1,500 -7,000
X-ray300 - 2,000
MRI scan1,500 - 25,000
CBC200 – 300
Blood coagulation300 – 500
Aspiration from joint200 - 2,000
Arthrography9,000 - 15,000

 

Post-operative cost in India for ACL surgery is:

 

It includes the cost of the treatment, post-operative consultation cost (if required) and physiotherapy.

 

Post-operative managementCost in INR
Medications (Therapy)Depends on the prescribed medicines
Physiotherapy (per sitting)250 - 2,500

 

What are the factors that affect the cost of ACL surgery in India?

 

The total cost of an ACL surgery can increase due to multiple factors which include: 

·        Graft used, degree of injury

·        Requirement for additional treatment or surgery

·        Type of hospital, its location and certifications

·        Orthopedic surgeon expertise and

·        Hospital stay cost.

 

What are the benefits of having ACL surgery in India?

 

ACL surgery affordability is higher in India in comparison to other countries.

About 60 to 70% of the traveling and lodging cost is reduced if the patient decides to do the surgery in India. The relief rate from pain and improvement in movement is seen in 99% of the patients after the surgery.

India has the highest number of knowledgeable orthopedic surgeons with expertise in modern practices and it also has hospitals with pioneering structures and up-to-date knowledge.

 

 

 

 

Disclaimer: These are an approximate price range that can vary depending on multiple factors like hospital type, surgeon's experience, and the condition of the patient. Also, there can be a + or - 5-10% variation.

 

Question and Answers (232)

Hello sir, my mother is having severe knee joint pain. She can't walk properly, cant stand for long time. In x ray there is gap between bones. In bhopal mp dr told for surgery. Should I go for it Or it may cure by non surgical procedure

Asked anonymously on 27th September, 2022 at 9:10 am
from scenario you mentioned it looks like your mother has osteoarthritis of knee and has been advised knee replacement.

difficult to comment without xray and patient.

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Dr. Sunny Dole

I am having neck pain for 1 year 6 months now...i did every scans i did MRI , CT and even XRay found nothing....I did physiotherapy and even excercise for 3 months .... But still there is pain

Asked anonymously on 26th September, 2022 at 6:05 pm
ok. looks like there could be more to it. can you post your xray photo and MRI report photo.

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Dr. Sunny Dole

Sir I have scoliosis for past 7years is scoliosis surgery safe to do it

Asked anonymously on 26th September, 2022 at 5:42 pm
depending on degree of curvature, yes it should be done to avoid future problems as you seem young to me


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Dr. Sunny Dole

I am suffering with lower back pain with disc bulge at l5-s1 level..every doctor is suggesti g for surgery. But i am confused with different procedures microdiscectomy endoscopic with matrex, key hole . In confusion with all these procedures . Plz guide me with the details of all these kinds and which one is best for me

Asked anonymously on 25th September, 2022 at 6:13 pm
trust the surgeon and go ahead. outcome will be good with any mentioned procedure.


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Dr. Sunny Dole

Sir meri age 26 years hai I have shoulder pain neck pain and back pain. Sir ye problems 7 to 8 years se ho rhi h. Eske liye mai altrasound and MRI jach bhi karwaya likin sb normal hi dikha hai Dard kuchh jyada kam karne se suru ho jata hai phir kuchh Dino tk jyada tej dard rhta hai phir dhire dhire automatic thik ho jata h

Asked anonymously on 22nd September, 2022 at 6:16 pm
pl get alternative therapy - Acupuncture and acupressure done you will get permanent relief without medicine without surgery. 
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