What is the knee replacement surgery cost in India?

Treatment Type : Total Knee Replacement

Treatment Time : 1 Hour-1.5 Hour

Recovery Time : 4-6 Weeks

Hospitalization Days : 1-2 Days

Chances of Recurrence : Low

Success Rate : 95%

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Comparatively the knee replacement surgery cost in India is affordable than other developed countries. On this page, you will get to know the estimated amount required for different types of knee replacement surgeries, additional cost determining factors.

Do you know?
A regular knee replacement and a robotic knee replacement are identical.

Robotic surgery is a revolutionary advancement in surgery; It is performed by using very small tools attached to a robotic arm.

As the damaged tissue is removed, the surgeon replaces the injured knee tissue with an artificial joint. The distinction is that a robotic arm or other handheld robotic equipment assists in carrying it out.


Treatment Cost

Unilateral Total Knee Replacement

$2,319 - $3,558

Bilateral Total Knee Replacement

$3,774 - $6,137

Partial Knee Replacement

$2,152 - $3,156

Revision Knee Replacement

$4,093 - $6,757

Cost in Top Cities

Cities Min Avg Max
Delhi $1999 $3727 $5065
Ahmedabad $1669 $3111 $4229
Bangalore $1962 $3658 $4972
Mumbai $2072 $3863 $5251
Pune $1889 $3522 $4786
Chennai $1797 $3351 $4554
Hyderabad $1742 $3248 $4415
Kolkata $1596 $2975 $4043

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The knee replacement surgery cost in India is approximately between Rs.1,49,888 ($1,877) to Rs.3,79,792 ($4,756).

This makes knee replacement surgery costs in India quite low compared to the western countries.

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Generally, the cost will depend on the type of knee replacement:

Types of Knee ReplacementCost in RupeesCost in USD
Unilateral Total Knee Replacement₹1,61,000 - ₹2,47,000$1,934 - $3,020
Bilateral Total Knee Replacement₹2,62,000 - ₹4,26,000$3,240 - $5,209
Partial Knee Replacement₹1,50,000 - ₹2,20,000$1,834 - $2,690
Revision Knee Replacement₹2,84,150 - ₹4,69,050$3,475 - $5,736
  • Unilateral Total Knee Replacement: The cost of unilateral total knee replacement is comparatively lesser than bilateral total knee replacement because in unilateral total knee replacement only one knee is operated and damaged parts are replaced by prosthesis implants.
  • Bilateral Total Knee Replacement: The cost is higher when it comes to bilateral total knee replacement because here both the knees are operated and the number of days you need to stay at the hospital is generally more.
  • Partial Knee Replacement: Partial knee replacement will cost you less because; only the damaged part of your knee either the inside or outside part is replaced.
  • Revision Knee Replacement: The cost of Revision Knee Replacement is even higher because it is more complicated and difficult to perform the surgery as surgeons have to remove the original implants.

Read to know why India is an ideal destination for knee replacement surgery.

The affordable price of knee replacement surgery at the best orthopedic hospitals and the range of experienced knee replacement surgeons in India make it the right place for your knee replacement surgery. Click here to know all about the best knee replacement surgeons in Mumbai.

Before we delve further, we want you to know that you are eligible for knee replacement surgery as long as you face severe pain which makes movement in your knees nearly impossible. Other factors like age, weight, and comorbidities make less than negligible to zero difference! 

Knowing all the pre and post surgery costs will help you plan your expenses better. Read to know all additional costs. 

What are the additional costs of Knee replacement surgery?

If you are going for any medical treatment then you should be ready for an additional cost. These additional costs include pre and post-treatment costs.

Before and after knee replacement surgery you might need to undergo some medical tests, treatments, and medication.

Pre-surgery costs

Pre-surgery tests and treatmentsCost estimation
Physical examination₹500 to ₹1,500
($7 to $21)
Blood Coagulation Test₹300 to ₹500
($4 to $7)
MRI Scan₹1,500 to ₹25,000
($21 to $360)
X-rays₹300 to ₹2,000
($4 to $29)
CBC (Complete Blood Count)₹200 to ₹300
($3 to $4)
Joint aspiration₹200 to 2,000
($3 to $29)
Bone Densitometry test₹1,500 to ₹7,000
($21 to $100)
Arthrogram₹9,000 to ₹15,000
($129 to $215)

Post–surgery costs

After the knee replacement surgery, you will need some medicines and physiotherapy to regain your knee movement.

Post –surgery treatments and medicineExpenses
Physiotherapy₹250 to ₹2,500
($3 to $36) per session
MedicinesAfter surgery doctor will prescribe you some medicines.


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Cost comparison with other countries

Given here is the cost comparison between knee replacement surgery cost in India with cost in various countries:

CountriesCost in RupeesCost in USD
India₹1,50,000 - ₹3,80,000$2,152 - $6,757
USA₹25,16,600 - ₹35,23,300$35,000 - $49,000
UK₹14,38,000 - ₹17,97,600$20,000 - $25,000
Singapore₹6,97,500 - ₹9,34,800$9,700 - $13,000
Thailand₹5,75,300 - ₹10,78,600$8,000 - $15,000

*These cost may vary depending upon various factors, like type of surgery, implant, hospital charges, etc.

You must be wondering why knee replacement surgery cost in India is less?

What are the factors impacting knee replacement surgery cost in India? 

  • Indian currency is lower than USD, pounds, and euro, which makes it affordable to undergo knee replacement in India.
  • Here, we have a large number of private hospitals that provide quality treatment. Due to increasing competition between hospitals, they offer the treatment at an affordable cost.
  • Basically, doctors in India charge comparatively lesser than their counterparts around the world. But let us assure you that the doctors are highly experienced and many of them have international exposure. For your knowledge, we have listed the 10 Best Knee Replacement Surgeon in India.
  • Standard of living in India is less than in other developed countries. Therefore, accommodation, food, traveling, and other expenses in India are lesser than in other western countries.

Disclaimer : The above rates are for reference purpose only and may vary based on different requirements. To know actual rates, please contact us.

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Best knee replacement Dr in Pune as per success rate n experience.

Asked anonymously on 25th June, 2022 at 10:56 pm
Instead of knee replacement you can go for Acupuncture and Acupressure therapy which has proven record to correct the issues internally thereby saving the patient from surgery. Acupuncture and Acupressure is 'NO Medicine- No surgery' therapy.
Results are almost miraculous!
take care 
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Dr. Hanisha Ramchandani

I often have pain at the back of my knee joint when l stand for a long time.How can l get help for this?

Asked anonymously on 25th June, 2022 at 4:35 pm
You can try Acupressure for your condition which is No Medicine- No Surgery therapy.
Pain in any area is due to blockages in the meridian.
Acupressure stimulator can help release this blockage.
Slight changes in diet will help to improve your condition quickly.
Cupping is equally useful.
Take care
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I need to do knee replacement and I want to know whether I can run after my knee replacement surgery

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What is post-operation care for Knee Replacement Surgery?

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