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Hip Replacement in Singapore

Hospitals and medical centers in Singapore performing Hip Replacement Surgery.

Cost of Hip Replacement in Singapore

Procedure Minimum price Maximum price

Hip Replacement

$US 9,200

$US 21,000

Hospitals and clinics offering Hip Replacement in Singapore

Raffles Hospital

A full service private hospital offering a comprehensive range of specialist services by a team of 200 physicians. 35-40% of the patients are foreigners, and there is a dedicated department for handling medical tourists.

4 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. David Wong Him Choon

Percutaneous nucleoplasty, biacuplasty, vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty.

Dr. Lim Yeow Wai

Sports, traumatic, degenerative and reconstructive surgery.

Prices

Procedure Prices

Hip Replacement - Revision

22,300 US$

Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Singapore’s second largest acute care general hospital specializing in Rehabilitation Medicine and Communicable Diseases.

35 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Assoc. Prof. Ganesan Naidu Rajamoney

Head of Department (Orthopedic Surgery).

Dr. Lee Keng Thiam

Chief of Sports Medicine and Surgery Service

Prices

Procedure Prices

Hip Replacement - Minimally Invasive

14,500 US$

Hip Replacement - Partial

13,700 US$

Hip Replacement (THR)

10,800 US$

Changi General Hospital

A major hospital in the eastern side of Singapore, with a capacity of 790 beds and facilities to accommodate outpatients likewise.

32 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. Chua Thai Chong David

Chief of Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Lee Haw Chou

Director of Spine Service

Prices

Procedure Prices

Hip Replacement - Partial

11,400 - 18,500 US$

Hip Replacement - Minimally Invasive

4,200 - 7,100 US$

Gleneagles Hospital

A 380 bed private hospital offering tertiary acute care services that cover a wide range of medical and surgical specialties.

37 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. Liang Te Shan

General Orthopaedics, Trauma

Dr. Tho Kam San

Orthopaedic Surgery

Prices

Procedure Prices

Hip Replacement

upon request

National University Hospital

A 928 bed teaching hospital offering a full range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services. NUH serves as a refferal center for cancer patients, pediatrics, cardiology and other specialties.

34 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Prof. Shamal Das De

Head & Senior Consultant, Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Prof. Wong Hee Kit

Head & Senior Consultant, University Spine Centre

Prices

Procedure Prices

Hip Replacement - Revision

14,700 US$

Hip Replacement (THR)

17,700 - 19,900 US$

Hip Replacement - Partial

16,200 - 17,700 US$

Mount Elizabeth Hospital

One of the largest private medical centers in Asia, with the highest number of private specialists including cardiac surgeons, cardiologists and neurologists, neurosurgeons and general surgeons.

45 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. Liang Te Shan

General Orthopaedics, Trauma

Dr. Tho Kam San

Orthopaedic Surgery

Prices

Procedure Prices

Hip Replacement - Partial

12,800 - 15,600 US$

Hip Replacement (THR)

14,900 US$

Hip Replacement

upon request

Alexandra Hospital

A general and acute care hospital at the western end of Singapore, specializing in geriatric care and ambulatory services.

Prices

Procedure Prices

Hip Replacement

upon request

Mount Alvernia Hospital

A 300 bed private general hospital with a comprehensive range of medical services to offer.

13 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. Tan Soo Heong

Director of the Department of Hand, Wrist & Upper Limb Surgery

Dr. Liang Te Shan

General Orthopaedics, Trauma

Prices

Procedure Prices

Hip Replacement (THR)

13,100 - 13,900 US$

Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement - Both Hips

26,200 - 27,800 US$

Hip Replacement - Minimally Invasive

13,100 - 13,900 US$

Hip Replacement - Partial

13,100 - 13,900 US$

Hip Replacement - Revision

13,100 - 13,900 US$

Total Hip Replacement - Both Hips

26,200 - 27,800 US$

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About Hip 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 Total Hip Replacement (Hip Arthroplasty)?
A total hip replacement is a surgical procedure whereby the diseased cartilage and bone of the hip joint is surgically replaced with artificial materials.

Why do you need a hip replacement?
The aims of hip replacement are pain relief and improvement in hip function.
Hip replacement is usually considered only after other therapies, such as pain medications and physical therapy, have failed.

What conditions are commonly treated with hip replacement?
Total hip replacement is commonly used to treat:

  • Joint failure caused by osteoarthritis.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Traumatic arthritis
  • Hip fractures
  • Avascular necrosis
  • Benign and malignant bone tumors And other less common conditions

How long will the new hip last?
The new hip joint is expected to last over ten years in 90% of patients.
The chance of hip replacement lasting 20 years or more is 80%.

What are the other types of hip replacement?
  • Partial hip replacement
    The hip is a ball and socket joint. Through disease or wear and tear, it can become damaged. If only part of the joint is damaged, a partial hip replacement may be an option.
    In a partial hip replacement surgery, the hip socket is usually left intact. The head of the femur bone is replaced with an artificial component similar to that used in a total hip replacement. Sometimes a device is fitted over the bone which means the top of the femur does not have to be cut.
  • Minimally invasive hip replacement
    Minimally invasive hip replacement allows the surgeon to perform the hip replacement through one or two small incisions. Compared with the traditional hip replacement surgery, this technique may reduce the pain and speed up the recovery.
    Minimally invasive hip replacement has not been practiced for long, so there are no reliable studies comparing it to the traditional method.
  • Revision hip replacement
    Artificial implants wear down over time, and may need to be replaced. Revision hip replacement surgery is a procedure to replace a worn out implant.
    Revision hip replacements are more complicated then the first hip replacement and their outcomes are not as good. The risk of complications increases with each revision.

Duration of procedure/surgery : A total hip replacement surgery takes approximately two to four hours. Preperation can take an additional few hours.

Days admitted : You will usually be hospitalized for 4 to 6 days.

Anesthesia : General anesthesia, or spinal anesthesia (anesthetizes your body from the waist down)

Recovery : Recovery depends on your general health, age, and the outcome of the surgery.
Physical therapy is a very important factor in the overall outcome of hip replacement surgery, and will usually start as soon as possible after the surgery.

Risks : Serious complications occur in fewer than 2% of patients.
The mortality rate from hip replacement surgery is well below 1%.

Risks include:
- Blood clots.
- Infection.
- Fracture of the hip joint during surgery.
- Dislocation of the new joint.
- Loosening of your new joint over time, causing pain in your hip.
- Breakage of the prosthesis.
- Change in leg length.
- Joint stiffening: sometimes the soft tissues around your joint hardens, making it difficult to move your hip.
- Wear and tear over time.

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