knee surgery cost

“Doctor, my left knee pains very badly, especially while getting up from sitting position .”A common phrase with which you will hear many elderly men and women going to the doctor. If medications don’t work, most doctors these days in case of elderly patients opt for surgery. When you hear the word surgery the most common second thought that arises is, “ How much will it cost ?”. We all are aware of how much these medical bills drain our bank balance at a certain point of time with or without covered insurance. So, here’s making the long thought short about everything you should know regarding the knee surgery cost.

 Firstly we look into the common types of knee surgeries in India-


Type of surgery What is it about?
Total Knee ReplacementThis procedure doctors prescribe for patients who face consistent joint pain that impairs them from accomplishing daily tasks, by intervening how they live their life.

Hence, most of the people in the world who have undergone TRO has encountered a radical improvement in their knee functional capacity and pain.

Partial Knee ReplacementThis is a smaller procedure matched to total knee replacement, which is practiced to restore the functionality of a critical section of knees. It is practiced for recovering from the partial injury on the knee joint.
Knee-cap Replacement Patellofemoral Arthroplasty is Knee cap replacement’s another name.  Surgically treating the disabled knee due to an impairment or degeneration because of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, or post-traumatic consequences of arthritis.
Complex/Revision Knee ReplacementThis procedure is used for adjusting the position of an already connected knee prosthesis. Further, the connected knee prosthesis can become wobbly, when the joint bears any heavyweight while sprinting or walking that can cause infection between the Knee Joints. Hence, pushing the implants to move from their original position.

Also, Read: Newest Knee Replacement Surgery

So, these knee surgeries are conducted in top hospitals in India which are located in almost all the metropolitan cities such as Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore, and Pune. Other than these metro cities, there are some notable knee surgery hospitals in Gurgaon, Nagpur, Kerala, Goa, Jaipur, and even at Chandigarh.


The average knee surgery cost for surgeries in India are –

For Unilateral Knee Surgeries :-

 ₹3,00,000 — 4,90,000 approx.

For Bilateral Knee Surgeries :-

₹5,20,000 — ₹ 6,25,000 approx.


Factors which determine the variations in Total Treatment Costs – 

So, the Types of implants used ( titanium, stainless steel, etc)

    • Hospital facilities (private or government-aided)
    • The expertise of the surgeon conducting the procedure The surgical approach chosen. 
    • Post and pre-operative expenses

    • Duration of physiotherapy or rehabilitation opted for post-surgery

    • Taking Cost of medications for both before and after the surgery after a period of time.

So, Knee surgeries are daily conducted on above 600,000 people globally every year. The best knee surgery hospitals in India record a very high achievement rate, with maximum people feeling fast pain alleviation and most of the patients stating complete comfort with the procedure.




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