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Knee Replacement Cost Analysis

The cost of total knee replacement surgery



The Cost of Knee Replacement Surgery in Medical Tourism


The United States has among the highest costs in the world for knee replacement surgery. An American with no health insurance can expect to pay upwards of $45,000 at a typical hospital. Those with insurance will, barring a few exceptions, be covered by their provider. However, out-of-pocket expenses can still be costly for those who have health insurance. Patients with Medicare are eligible for knee replacement surgery.


For American patients without health insurance, it is worth considering medical tourism - leaving the country for knee replacement surgery. Many countries in the world offer this knee replacement procedures for costs dramatically lower than those in the United States. We have listed knee replacement cost estimates for various medical tourism destinations, as well as the United States, in the chart below. The cost of total knee replacement surgery will also vary from patient to patient, depending on factors such as age and medical history.



Knee Replacement Cost

Price Estimates

Including VIP room fee, nurse fee, all food, pre-op tests,

medical supplies, medication, operating room fee, and consultation.


Price (USD)
United States
Approx. $11,895 USD
$7,000 - $11,200



Formosa Medical Travel


Formosa Medical Travel works on behalf of patients seeking affordable knee and hip replacement surgery in Taiwan. As one of the world's most developed countries, with a healthcare system ranked among the world’s best, English-speaking doctors, no visa requirement, and some of the lowest surgical prices in the world, Taiwan has emerged as one of the most popular destinations for Americans seeking low-cost knee replacement surgery.


At Formosa Medical Travel, there is no charge for our services, and your procedure is fully insurable against complications through a US Insurer. Most of the hospitals in our network have been accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI). These world-class facilities provide outstanding care at rates far lower than those in the United States. We will book your surgery, transfer medical records, assist in finding your flight and hotel, and we'll be there at the airport when you arrive, all at no cost to you.




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