Baltimore, MD Reflux Surgery Cost Comparison

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A Reflux Surgery in Baltimore costs $8,764 on average when you take the median of the 81 medical providers who perform Reflux Surgery procedures in Baltimore, MD. There are 1 different types of Reflux Surgery provided in Baltimore, 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 Baltimore providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Gastric Cardioplasty Cost Average $5,400 - $14,900 Free Quote

Compare Reflux Surgery Providers in Baltimore, MD

Facility City Type
Downtown Baltimore Surgery Center Baltimore Ambulatory Surgical Center
South River Ambulatory Surgery Center Edgewater Ambulatory Surgical Center
Slade ASC Owings Mills Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Summit Ambulatory Surgical Center (North Charles) Baltimore Ambulatory Surgical Center
Summit Ambulatory Surgical Center (Pine Heights) Baltimore Ambulatory Surgical Center
Riva Road Surgical Center Annapolis Ambulatory Surgical Center
Mid Atlantic Surgery Pavilion Aberdeen Ambulatory Surgical Center
Chesapeake Ambulatory Surgery Center Pasadena Ambulatory Surgical Center
Bel Air Ambulatory Surgical Center Forest Hill Ambulatory Surgical Center
Union Memorial Hospital Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Summit Ambulatory Surgical Center (Sister Pierre) Towson Ambulatory Surgical Center
River Reach Outpatient Surgery Center Severna Park Ambulatory Surgical Center
Lacher Ambulatory Surgical Center Towson Ambulatory Surgical Center
Bon Secours Hospital Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Mercy Medical Center Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
University of Maryland Medical Center Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Reisterstown Ambulatory Surgical Center Reisterstown Ambulatory Surgical Center
Bel Air Ambulatory Surgical Centers Bel Air Ambulatory Surgical Center
Security Ambulatory Surgicenter Baltimore Ambulatory Surgical Center
Carroll Hospital Center, the Ambulatory Care Center Westminster Ambulatory Surgical Center
Box Hill Surgery Center Abingdon Ambulatory Surgical Center
Piney Orchard Surgery Center. Odenton Ambulatory Surgical Center
Ruxton Surgicenter Towson Ambulatory Surgical Center
White Marsh Surgery Center Series Nottingham Ambulatory Surgical Center
George T. Grace, M.d. Surgery Center Baltimore Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgicenter at Pasadena Pasadena Ambulatory Surgical Center
Summit Ambulatory Surgical Center ( Baltimore Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgicenter of Baltimore Owings Mills Ambulatory Surgical Center
Carroll Hospital Center Westminster Acute Care Hospital
Howard County General Hospital Columbia Acute Care Hospital
Harbor Hospital Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Franklin Square Hospital Center Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Lisa Renfro Surgery Center Annapolis Ambulatory Surgical Center
Seven Square Imaging Center Baltimore Ambulatory Surgical Center
Towson Surgical Center Towson Ambulatory Surgical Center
Maryland General Hospital Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Harford Memorial Hospital Havre De Grace Acute Care Hospital
Westminster Surgery Center Westminster Ambulatory Surgical Center
Summit Ambulatory Surgical Center (Bel Air) Bel Air Ambulatory Surgical Center
Maryland Surgeons Center of Columbia Columbia Ambulatory Surgical Center
Summit Ambulatory Surgical Center (Good Samaritan Hospital) Baltimore Ambulatory Surgical Center
Baltimore Washington Medical Center Glen Burnie Acute Care Hospital
Summit Ambulatory Surgical Center (Union Memorial Hospital) Baltimore Ambulatory Surgical Center
Maryland Surgicenter Hunt Valley Ambulatory Surgical Center
Hanover Parkway Surgery Center Woodbine Ambulatory Surgical Center
Good Samaritan Hospital Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Surgcenter of Glen Burnie Glen Burnie Ambulatory Surgical Center
Baltimore Ambulatory Center Baltimore Ambulatory Surgical Center
Carroll Footworks Surgery Center Eldersburg Ambulatory Surgical Center
Summit Ambulatory Surgical Center (The Continence Center) Owings Mills Ambulatory Surgical Center
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis Acute Care Hospital
Harford County Ambulatory Surgery Center Edgewood Ambulatory Surgical Center
Sinai Hospital Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Rotunda Ambulatory Surgery Center Reisterstown Ambulatory Surgical Center
Plaza Ambulatory Surgical Center Baltimore Ambulatory Surgical Center
Ellicott City Surgery Center Ellicott City Ambulatory Surgical Center
Northwest Hospital Center Randallstown Acute Care Hospital
Surgical Specialty Suites Lutherville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Wyman Park ASC Series Baltimore Ambulatory Surgical Center
York Green Surgery Center Lutherville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Greater Chesapeake Surgery Center Lutherville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Greenspring Surgery Center Baltimore Ambulatory Surgical Center
Kernan Hospital Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Saint Joseph Medical Center Towson Acute Care Hospital
Summit Ambulatory Surgical Center (Franklin Square) Baltimore Ambulatory Surgical Center
Summit Ambulatory Surgical Center (Glen Burnie) Glen Burnie Ambulatory Surgical Center
Baltimore-harford Surgical Centers Towson Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Agnes Hospital Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Laurel Ambulatory Surgical Center Gambrills Ambulatory Surgical Center
Greater Baltimore Medical Center Baltimore Acute Care Hospital
Summit Ambulatory Surgical Center (Bellona) Towson Ambulatory Surgical Center
Bay Surgery Centers Annapolis Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Surgical Center of Greater Annapolis Arnold Ambulatory Surgical Center
Annapolis Surgery Center Annapolis Ambulatory Surgical Center
Upper Chesapeake Medical Center Bel Air Acute Care Hospital
Snowden River Surgery Center Ellicott City Ambulatory Surgical Center
Lutherville Surgicenter Lutherville Ambulatory Surgical Center
West Annapolis Ambulatory Surgical Center Annapolis Ambulatory Surgical Center
Advance Surgery Center Annapolis 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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