Atlanta, GA Reflux Surgery Cost Comparison

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A Reflux Surgery in Atlanta costs $13,382 on average when you take the median of the 71 medical providers who perform Reflux Surgery procedures in Atlanta, GA. There are 1 different types of Reflux Surgery provided in Atlanta, 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 Atlanta providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Compare Reflux Surgery Providers in Atlanta, GA

Facility City Type
Georgia SurgiCare Norcross Ambulatory Surgical Center
Georgia SurgiCare Lawrenceville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Metro Atlanta Endoscopy Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Perimeter Surgery Center Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Georgia SurgiCare Snellville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Georgia Surgicare Monroe Ambulatory Surgical Center
Buckhead Ambulatory Surgery Center Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Clayton Outpatient Surgical Center Jonesboro Ambulatory Surgical Center
Wellstar Paulding Hospital Dallas Acute Care Hospital
Piedmont Newnan Hospital Newnan Acute Care Hospital
Grady Memorial Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
North Crescent Surgery Center Alpharetta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Spalding Regional Medical Center Griffin Acute Care Hospital
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital Marietta Acute Care Hospital
Milton Hall Surgery Center Alpharetta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Newton Medical Center Covington Acute Care Hospital
Atlanta Outpatient Surgery Center Sandy Springs Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Roswell Surgery Center Roswell Ambulatory Surgical Center
Wesley Woods Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
North Fulton Regional Hospital Roswell Acute Care Hospital
Eps Surgical Center Decatur Ambulatory Surgical Center
Northside Hospital - Forsyth Cumming Acute Care Hospital
Georgia Surgical Center On Peachtree Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Marietta Surgical Center Marietta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Gwinnett Medical Center Lawrenceville Acute Care Hospital
Cartersville Medical Center Cartersville Acute Care Hospital
Southern Regional Medical Center Riverdale Acute Care Hospital
Wellstar Cobb Hospital Austell Acute Care Hospital
Perlow Facility Marietta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Georgia SurgiCare Loganville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Atlanta Medical Center Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Dekalb Medical Center Decatur Acute Care Hospital
Tanner Medical Center Villa Rica Villa Rica Acute Care Hospital
Laurus Surgical Conyers Ambulatory Surgical Center
Emory-adventist Hospital Smyrna Acute Care Hospital
The Physicians' North Atlanta Surgery Center Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Northside Hospital - Cherokee Canton Acute Care Hospital
CPM Sugery Center Austell Ambulatory Surgical Center
Rockdale Medical Center Conyers Acute Care Hospital
Northwoods Surgery Center Cumming Ambulatory Surgical Center
Advanced Surgery Center of Georgia Canton Ambulatory Surgical Center
Gwinnett Center for Outpatient Surgery Snellville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Northside Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Piedmont Fayette Hospital Fayetteville Acute Care Hospital
South Fulton Medical Center East Point Acute Care Hospital
Walton Regional Medical Center Monroe Acute Care Hospital
Emory University Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Jasper Acute Care Hospital
Emory Crawford Long Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Dennis Surgial Center Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
East West Surgery Center Austell Ambulatory Surgical Center
Henry Medical Center Stockbridge Acute Care Hospital
Specialty Surgery Center Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Barrow Regional Medical Center Winder Acute Care Hospital
Resurgens Surgical Center Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Forsyth Surgical Center Cumming Ambulatory Surgical Center
Northlake Surgical Center Tucker Ambulatory Surgical Center
Emory Eastside Medical Center Snellville Acute Care Hospital
Tanner Medical Center Carrollton Carrollton Acute Care Hospital
Newton Rockdale Ambulatory Surgery Center Covington Ambulatory Surgical Center
Piedmont Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Lawrenceville Surgery Center Lawrenceville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Wellstar Douglas Hospital Douglasville Acute Care Hospital
Roderique Surgi-center Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Rock Bridge Surgical Institute Roswell Ambulatory Surgical Center
Northside Dunwoody Outpatient Surgery Center Dunwoody Ambulatory Surgical Center
Emory Clinic Ambulatory Surgery Center Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Dekalb Medical Center - Hillandale Campus Lithonia Acute Care Hospital
Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta Surgery Center at Meridian Mark Plaza Atlanta Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgery Center at Mt Zion Morrow Ambulatory Surgical Center

Reflux Surgery Cost and Procedure Introduction

Reflux surgery or (gastric cardioplasty) may be a standard “open” procedure through an incision large enough to access the esophagus and stomach or a “laparoscopic” procedure performed through tiny incisions, using an instrument with a camera attached (laparoscope) and a video monitor to guide the repair. The surgeon will bind the end of the esophagus to the top of the stomach with tools on the endoscope or they may use stitches. This procedure is meant to strengthen the valve between the stomach and esophagus to prevent a backup of stomach acid, thus reducing or eliminating acid reflux (GERD). Reflux surgeries are performed by a general surgeon, and patients are under general anesthesia during the procedure. Depending on the patient's situation and type of surgery, they may be able to go home after two days (laparoscopic) or may remain hospitalized for up to a week (open). Both procedures are conducted using general anesthesia. Laparoscopic surgery is often associated with a lower rate of complications, a shorter hospital stay and better cosmetic results than the open procedure. Surgery is the next step after more conservative methods — medication, diet, weight loss, quitting smoking and other minor lifestyle adjustments — have failed.

Patient Preparation for Reflux Surgery

A physical examination will be performed along with blood or other diagnostic tests — chest X-ray, lung function test, EKG. 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 probably need to follow a clear liquid diet for two days prior to your surgery. You will be asked to fast for eight hours before the procedure, generally after midnight. You will need to make arrangements for transportation home from the hospital. If you are given a prescription for pain medication, have it filled prior to surgery.

What to Expect During and After Reflux Surgery

The surgery itself may take less than an hour, but the preparation and recovery time may add several hours. After you’ve been prepped for surgery, an IV will be inserted into your arm to administer a sedative and a painkiller. Your heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate and oxygen level will be monitored during the procedure. The procedure is done while you are under general anesthesia (unconscious and pain-free). The surgeon makes a cut on the abdomen for open surgery or four to five small incisions for laparoscopic surgery. The upper part of the stomach is then wrapped around the lower part of the esophagus and attached with sutures. After the surgeon has checked for bleeding, he or she will close the incisions.

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 your hospital room. 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. 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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