Knee Replacement in Bangkok

Hospitals and medical centers in Bangkok, Thailand performing Knee Replacement.

$  Cost of Knee Replacement in Thailand

Minimum priceMaximum price
Knee Replacement (TKR)$US 11,000$US 17,000
Knee Replacement - Revision$US 13,000$US 16,000

Bumrungrad Hospital Contact Bumrungrad Hospital
Private Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation   Thai HA AccreditationThai HA Accreditation
Bumrungrad International is an internationally accredited, multi-specialty hospital located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand.
Prices
Knee Replacement (TKR)13,500 - 16,200 US$
55 listed orthopedics specialists:view all >
Dr. Thamrongrat Keokarn
Dr. Thamrongrat Keokarn
Orthopaedics
Orthopaedics, Hand
Dr. Atirek Chivabongs
Dr. Atirek Chivabongs
Geriatric Orthopaedics
Trauma Orthopaedics
Orthopaedics
Mission Hospital Contact Mission Hospital
Private Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
Thai HA AccreditationThai HA Accreditation
This general hospital in Bangkok offers a full range of services including Cosmetic Surgery. It has been accredited by the Hospital Accreditation Thailand and has been serving patients for more than 70 years.
Prices
Knee Replacement - Minimally Invasiveupon request
Knee Replacement - Partialupon request
Knee Replacement - Revisionupon request
Knee Replacement (TKR)upon request
9 listed orthopedics specialists:view all >
Dr. Sommart Keorochana
Dr. Sommart Keorochana
Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Thaiyin Srimongkol
Dr. Thaiyin Srimongkol
Orthopedic Surgeon
Yanhee Hospital Contact Yanhee Hospital
Private Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation   Thai HA AccreditationThai HA Accreditation
Yanhee International Hospital is a modern international hospital with 400 beds capacity and equipped with facilities to serve inpatients and outpatients for medical, cosmetic and aesthetic procedures.
Prices
Knee Replacementupon request
Bangkok Hospital Contact Bangkok Hospital
Private Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation
This private hospital is a part of a medical campus which offers a full range of medical services to local and foreign patients. Being a part of Thailand’s largest hospital group, it has over 650 physicians and 700 nurses.
Prices
Knee Replacement - Partial12,300 US$
Knee Replacement - Revision12,300 - 13,800 US$
Knee Replacement (TKR)12,300 US$
Listed orthopedics specialists:
Dr. Ak-u Iamaroon
Dr. Ak-u Iamaroon
Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Boonyarak Visutipol
Dr. Boonyarak Visutipol
Arthroplasty, Orthopedic Surgery
Chaophya Hospital Contact Chaophya Hospital
Private Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation
The Chaophya Hospital is a JCI accredited, tertiary private hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, which has been in operation since 1991. It has an international department which offers a comprehensive range of supporting services to foreign patients.
Prices
Knee Replacement12,500 US$
Listed orthopedics specialists:
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Assoc. Prof. Chatuporn Chotigavanich
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
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Dr. Perajit Eamsobhana
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Ramkhamhaeng Hospital Contact Ramkhamhaeng Hospital
Private Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation   Thai HA AccreditationThai HA Accreditation
Ramkhamhaeng has the resources, experience and expertise to provide international quality health care at very competitive prices.
Prices
Knee Replacementupon request
BNH Hospital Contact BNH Hospital
Private Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
JCI AccreditationJCI Accreditation
A JCI accredited hospital with a 225 in-patient bed capacity which offers a wide range of medical services. Services for international patients include aesthetic procedures and cosmetic surgery.
Prices
Knee Replacementupon request
24 listed orthopedics specialists:view all >
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About Knee Replacement

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.
What is a Knee Replacement?
Knee replacement, or knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure to replace the weight-bearing surfaces of the knee joint in order to relieve pain and disability. The knee joint is replaced with an artificial joint made of metal alloys, plastics and polymers.

What are the types of Knee replacement?
  • Total Knee Replacement (TKR):
    In a total knee replacement (total knee arthroplasty), the surgeon removes damaged cartilage and bone from the surface of your knee joint and replaces them with a man-made surface of metal and plastic.
  • Partial Knee Replacement (UKA):
    In a partial knee replacement (unicompartmental knee arthroplasty), the surgeon only replaces one part of your knee joint.
    Advantages of partial knee replacement include smaller incision, shorter hospital stay, less blood loss, easier post-op rehabilitation, lower risk of infection, blood clots and stiffness, and easier revision if necessary.
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Surgery:
    Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) uses specialized techniques and instrumentation to enable the surgeon to perform major surgery without a large incision.
    Minimally invasive knee replacement requires a smaller incision, three to five inches, versus the standard approach which typically requires an eight to twelve inches incision.
    Minimally invasive surgery may lead to less pain, decreased recovery time and better motion due to less scar tissue formation.
  • Revision Knee Replacement Surgery:
    Revision knee replacement surgery is done to replace the replacement knee, once it has been worn out.
    The revision is usually more complicated and a longer procedure than the original surgery.
    There is no set limit to the number of times you can have revision surgery, but it is widely accepted that the artificial knee joint becomes less effective each time it is replaced.

How long would the artificial knee last?
The artificial knee usually lasts between 15-20 years, depending on the type of joint used and how much you strain your new knee.

Duration of procedure/surgery:
A knee replacement operation usually takes 1.5 to 3 hours.

Days admitted:
Usually 3 - 5 days at the hospital.

Anesthesia:
General anaesthesia.

Risks:
Serious complications are rare - fewer than 2% of people undergoing knee replacement surgery experience serious complications.

Risks include:
- Knee stiffness
- Blood clots in the leg vein (thrombophlebitis)
- Blood clots in the lungs (pulmonary embolism)
- Nerve damage
- Infection
- Heart attack
- Stroke