Orlando, FL Disc Replacement Surgery Cost Comparison

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A Disc Replacement Surgery in Orlando costs $20,687 on average when you take the median of the 34 medical providers who perform Disc Replacement Surgery procedures in Orlando, FL. There are 1 different types of Disc Replacement Surgery provided in Orlando, 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 Orlando 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 $12,800 - $35,100 Free Quote

Compare Disc Replacement Surgery Providers in Orlando, FL

Facility City Type
Sand Lake Surgery Center Orlando Ambulatory Surgical Center
Orlando Regional Medical Center Orlando Acute Care Hospital
Central Florida Regional Hospital Sanford Acute Care Hospital
Celebration Surgery Center Celebration Ambulatory Surgical Center
Doctors Surgery Center Kissimmee Ambulatory Surgical Center
Winter Park Surgery Center Winter Park Ambulatory Surgical Center
Oakwater Surgical Center Partners Orlando Ambulatory Surgical Center
Same Day Surgicenter of Orlando Orlando Ambulatory Surgical Center
University Surgical Center Winter Park Ambulatory Surgical Center
Leesburg Regional Medical Center Leesburg Acute Care Hospital
Winter Park Ambulatory Surgical Center Winter Park Ambulatory Surgical Center
Clermont Ambulatory Surgical Center Clermont Ambulatory Surgical Center
Florida Surgery Center Altamonte Springs Ambulatory Surgical Center
Osceola Regional Medical Center Kissimmee Acute Care Hospital
Kissimmee Surgery Center Kissimmee Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgical Licensed Ward Partners Orlando Ambulatory Surgical Center
Lakeside Surgery Center Orlando Ambulatory Surgical Center
Mua Center of Orlando Winter Park Ambulatory Surgical Center
Orlando Center for Outpatient Surgery Orlando Ambulatory Surgical Center
Millenia Surgery Center Orlando Ambulatory Surgical Center
Lake Surgery and Endoscopy Center Leesburg Ambulatory Surgical Center
NTC Surgery Center Clermont Ambulatory Surgical Center
Health Central Ocoee Acute Care Hospital
Lake Mary Surgery Center Lake Mary Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Villages Regional Hospital The Villages Acute Care Hospital
Florida Hospital Waterman Tavares Acute Care Hospital
Rinehart Lake Mary Surgical Center Lake Mary Ambulatory Surgical Center
Tcorp Surgical Orlando Ambulatory Surgical Center
Florida Hospital Orlando Orlando Acute Care Hospital
Mnh Surgical Center Maitland Ambulatory Surgical Center
Oasis Orlando Ambulatory Surgical Center
Orlando Surgery Center Orlando Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Cloud Regional Medical Center Saint Cloud Acute Care Hospital
South Lake Hospital Clermont Acute Care Hospital

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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