San Francisco, CA Disc Replacement Surgery Cost Comparison

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A Disc Replacement Surgery in San Francisco costs $34,170 on average when you take the median of the 75 medical providers who perform Disc Replacement Surgery procedures in San Francisco, CA. There are 1 different types of Disc Replacement Surgery provided in San Francisco, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the San Francisco providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Disc Replacement Surgery Cost Average $21,100 - $57,900 Free Quote

Compare Disc Replacement Surgery Providers in San Francisco, CA

Facility City Type
San Mateo Medical Center San Mateo Acute Care Hospital
East Bay Medical Surgical Center Castro Valley Ambulatory Surgical Center
Physicians Surgery Center Daly City Ambulatory Surgical Center
San Ramon Regional Medical Center San Ramon Acute Care Hospital
Canyon Pinole Surgery Center Pinole Ambulatory Surgical Center
Bayspine Surgery Center Richmond Ambulatory Surgical Center
Abj Surgery Center San Mateo Ambulatory Surgical Center
Mt. Diablo Surgery Center Concord Ambulatory Surgical Center
Seton Medical Center Daly City Acute Care Hospital
Post Street Surgery Center San Francisco Ambulatory Surgical Center
Willow Surgery Center San Francisco Ambulatory Surgical Center
California Pacific Medical Center - Davies Campus San Francisco Acute Care Hospital
Menlo Park Surgical Hospital Menlo Park Acute Care Hospital
Greenbrae Surgery Center Greenbrae Ambulatory Surgical Center
Vista Surgery Center San Francisco Ambulatory Surgical Center
Blackhawk Surgery Center, A Medical Corp. Danville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgical Suite San Francisco Ambulatory Surgical Center
Washington Hospital Fremont Acute Care Hospital
Presidio Surgery Center San Francisco Ambulatory Surgical Center
John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Campus Walnut Creek Acute Care Hospital
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus Oakland Acute Care Hospital
Eden Medical Center Castro Valley Acute Care Hospital
San Mateo Surgery Center San Mateo Ambulatory Surgical Center
San Ramon Surgery Center San Ramon Ambulatory Surgical Center
Kaiser Permanente Redwood City Medical Center Redwood City Acute Care Hospital
Pacific Heights Surgery Center San Francisco Ambulatory Surgical Center
Laurel Grove Hospital Castro Valley Acute Care Hospital
Premier Surgery Center Concord Ambulatory Surgical Center
University of California San Francisco Medical Center San Francisco Acute Care Hospital
Ak Surgery Center San Leandro Ambulatory Surgical Center
Sutter Delta Medical Center Antioch Acute Care Hospital
Marin General Hospital Greenbrae Acute Care Hospital
Kaiser Permanente Hayward Medical Center Hayward Acute Care Hospital
Peninsula Medical Center Burlingame Acute Care Hospital
Washington Outpatient Surgery Center Fremont Ambulatory Surgical Center
Kaiser Permanente Walnut Creek Medical Center Walnut Creek Acute Care Hospital
Novato Community Hospital Novato Acute Care Hospital
Doctors Medical Center - San Pablo Campus San Pablo Acute Care Hospital
Webster Surgery Center Oakland Ambulatory Surgical Center
Laguna Honda Hospital San Francisco Acute Care Hospital
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Camp Berkeley Acute Care Hospital
Fremont Ambulatory Surgery Center Fremont Ambulatory Surgical Center
St. Mary's Medical Center San Francisco Acute Care Hospital
Saint Luke's Hospital San Francisco Acute Care Hospital
Saint Rose Hospital Hayward Acute Care Hospital
Valley Memorial Center Livermore Acute Care Hospital
San Francisco General Hospital San Francisco Acute Care Hospital
Highland Hospital Oakland Acute Care Hospital
Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center San Rafael Acute Care Hospital
Aspen Surgery Center Walnut Creek Ambulatory Surgical Center
Hacienda Surgery Center Pleasanton Ambulatory Surgical Center
Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Martinez Acute Care Hospital
Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco Medical Center South San Francisco Acute Care Hospital
Brentwood Surgery Center Brentwood Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgecenter of Palo Alto Fremont Ambulatory Surgical Center
Bay Surgery Center Oakland Ambulatory Surgical Center
Tresanti Medical Corporation San Ramon Ambulatory Surgical Center
Peninsula Procedure Center Redwood City Ambulatory Surgical Center
Shadelands Surgery Center Walnut Creek Ambulatory Surgical Center
Pacific Surgery Center Corte Madera Ambulatory Surgical Center
John Muir Medical Center, Concord Campus Concord Acute Care Hospital
Alameda Hospital Alameda Acute Care Hospital
Pleasanton Surgery Center Pleasanton Ambulatory Surgical Center
Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center San Francisco Acute Care Hospital
San Leandro Surgery Center San Leandro Ambulatory Surgical Center
California Pacific Medical Center - Pacific Campus San Francisco Acute Care Hospital
North Bay Regional Surgery Center Novato Ambulatory Surgical Center
San Leandro Hospital San Leandro Acute Care Hospital
Sequoia Surgical Pavilion Walnut Creek Ambulatory Surgical Center
Trivalley Outpatient Surgery Center Pleasanton Ambulatory Surgical Center
Chinese Hospital San Francisco Acute Care Hospital
Sequoia Hospital Redwood City Acute Care Hospital
Marin Specialty Surgery Center Greenbrae Ambulatory Surgical Center
Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center Oakland Acute Care Hospital
Omni Surgicenter Fremont Ambulatory Surgical Center

Disc or Disk Replacement Surgery Cost and Procedure Introduction

Disk replacement surgery is an "open” procedure, which is performed in a hospital and requires a two to four day stay in the hospital. Disk replacement procedures are conducted using general anesthesia. The surgery is performed by a vascular surgeon along with an orthopedic surgeon or neurosurgeon. During the procedure, the surgeon removes the damaged spinal disks and replaces them with an artificial disk made from medical-grade metal or a combination of medical-grade metal and plastic. Disk replacement surgery is usually recommended for patients with ongoing back pain, who are not excessively overweight, have not had any spinal injuries, and do not have any spinal deformity. This procedure is an alternative to spinal fusion surgery.

Patient Preparation for Disk Replacement Surgery

A physical examination will be performed along with X-rays, MRIs, and/or CT scans to determine the extent and location of the damage. It is particularly important to inform the physician of all medications or vitamins taken regularly or if you are pregnant (or think you might be pregnant). Also tell your doctor if you have heart, lung or other medical conditions that may need special attention and, finally, if you have a history of bleeding disorders or if you are taking any anticoagulant (blood-thinning) medications, aspirin, or other medications that affect blood clotting. You will be given instructions in advance that will outline what you should and should not do in preparation for the surgery; be sure to read and follow those instructions. You will be asked to fast for eight hours before the procedure, generally after midnight. You will need to make arrangements for transportation after the surgery is complete. If you are given a prescription for pain medication, have it filled prior to surgery.

What to Expect During and After Disk Replacement Surgery

Disk replacement surgery takes two to three hours. After arriving at the hospital, an intravenous line is inserted into the arm to administer a sedative and general anesthesia. (You will be unconscious and pain-free.) Your heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate and oxygen level will be monitored during the procedure. The surgeon will make an incision in your abdomen to reach the damaged disk. Organs, blood vessels and nerves are moved out of the way, at which point the surgeon will remove the damaged disk and replace it with the artificial disk. The surgeon will then close the incision.

After surgery, you will be taken to the recovery room for observation. Once your blood pressure, pulse, and breathing are stable and you are alert, you will be taken to a hospital room. You'll stay in the hospital from two to four days, or until your pain in under control with oral medication. Before being discharged, you will be given instructions about care for your incisions, limits on activities and what you should do to aid your recovery. Recovery from disk replacement is quicker than back surgeries which involve healing bones — a few weeks to a few months. If you notice any of the following, call the number the hospital gave you: Fever, excessive sweating, difficulty urinating, redness, bleeding or worsening pain.

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