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Knee Replacement in Thailand

Hospitals and medical centers in Thailand performing Knee Replacement.

Cost of Knee Replacement in Thailand

Procedure Minimum price Maximum price

Knee Replacement (TKR)

$US 11,000

$US 17,000

Knee Replacement - Revision

$US 13,000

$US 16,000

Hospitals and clinics offering Knee Replacement in Thailand

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Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

This multi-specialty tertiary hospital offers various medical services as well as dental procedures to local and overseas patients. It serves over 100,000 international patients every year.

22 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Knee Replacement

upon request

Yanhee Hospital

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.

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Knee Replacement

upon request

Chiangmai Ram Hospital

Being established in 1993, this tertiary private medical institution offers a wide range of medical care services. It has 350 in-patient bed capacity and is accredited by the Hospital Accreditation of Thailand.

10 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. Paiboon Wongcharoen

Orthopedic Surgeon

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Knee Replacement

upon request

Bangkok Hospital

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.

Listed orthopedics specialists:

Dr. Ak-u Iamaroon

Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Boonyarak Visutipol

Arthroplasty, Orthopedic Surgery

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Procedure Prices

Knee Replacement - Partial

12,200 US$

Knee Replacement - Revision

12,200 - 13,700 US$

Knee Replacement (TKR)

12,200 US$

Bangkok Hospital Phuket

A multi-specialty tertiary hospital located in Phuket. The hospital provides medical services to Thai locals as well as international patients. Aside from medical procedures, it also offers dental services through its Dental Center.

19 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. Banyong Vattayawaikoon

Hip and Knee Arthroplasty (Computer Assisted Surgery)

Dr. Somsak Kuptniratsaikul

Anrthroscopic Surgery

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Knee Replacement

upon request

Chaophya Hospital

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.

Listed orthopedics specialists:

Assoc. Prof. Chatuporn Chotigavanich

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Perajit Eamsobhana

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

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Knee Replacement

10,700 US$

Phuket International Hospital

Phuket International Aesthetic Center (PIAC) is a partnership bringing together some of Thailand’s leading Plastic Surgeons and Phuket International Hospital - one of Phuket’s largest private hospital’s.

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Knee Replacement - Minimally Invasive

10,700 - 12,300 US$

Knee Replacement - Revision

15,400 US$

Knee Replacement (TKR)

10,700 - 12,300 US$

Ramkhamhaeng Hospital

Ramkhamhaeng has the resources, experience and expertise to provide international quality health care at very competitive prices.

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Knee Replacement

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BNH Hospital

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.

24 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Knee Replacement

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Bumrungrad Hospital

Bumrungrad International is an internationally accredited, multi-specialty hospital located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand.

55 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. Thamrongrat Keokarn

Orthopaedics
Orthopaedics, Hand

Dr. Atirek Chivabongs

Geriatric Orthopaedics
Trauma Orthopaedics
Orthopaedics

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Procedure Prices

Knee Replacement (TKR)

12,600 - 15,200 US$

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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

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