Cincinnati, OH Hammertoe Correction Cost Comparison

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A Hammertoe Correction in Cincinnati costs $9,503 on average when you take the median of the 49 medical providers who perform Hammertoe Correction procedures in Cincinnati, OH. There are 1 different types of Hammertoe Correction provided in Cincinnati, 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 Cincinnati providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Hammertoe Correction Surgery Cost Average $5,900 - $16,100 Free Quote

Compare Hammertoe Correction Providers in Cincinnati, OH

Facility City Type
Mercy Anderson Ambulatory Surgery Center Cincinnati Ambulatory Surgical Center
Mccullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital Oxford Acute Care Hospital
Summit Surgery Center Cincinnati Ortho Surgery Center
Ohio Valley Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Cincinnati Ortho Surgery Center
Mercy Hospital Anderson Cincinnati Acute Care Hospital
Jarman Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Aurora Ortho Surgery Center
Orthopedic Diagnostic and Treatment Ctr Norwood Ortho Surgery Center
Butler County Surgical Center Hamilton Acute Care Hospital
Saint Luke Hospital West Florence Acute Care Hospital
Queen City Sports Medicine and Orthopedics Cincinnati Ortho Surgery Center
Ohio Valley Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Westchester Ortho Surgery Center
Greater Cincinnati Surgery Center Cincinnati Ambulatory Surgical Center
Mercy Hospital Western Hills Cincinnati Acute Care Hospital
Mercy Hospital Clermont Batavia Acute Care Hospital
Mercy Hospital Mount Airy Cincinnati Acute Care Hospital
University Hospital Cincinnati Acute Care Hospital
Beacon West Surgical Center Cincinnati Ortho Surgery Center
Saint Elizabeth Medical Center - South Unit Edgewood Acute Care Hospital
The Surgery Center Edgewood Ambulatory Surgical Center
Reconstructive Orthopaedics Lebanon Ortho Surgery Center
Redbank Surgery Center Cincinnati Ambulatory Surgical Center
Kenwood Surgery Center Cincinnati Ambulatory Surgical Center
Christ Hospital Cincinnati Acute Care Hospital
The Hand Ambulatory Surgery Center Cincinnati Ortho Surgery Center
Saint Luke Hospital East Fort Thomas Acute Care Hospital
University Pointe Surgical Hospital West Chester Acute Care Hospital
Far Oaks Orthopedists Springboro Ortho Surgery Center
Western Hills Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Cincinnati Ortho Surgery Center
Middletown Regional Hospital Middletown Acute Care Hospital
Mercy Hospital Fairfield Fairfield Acute Care Hospital
Dearborn County Hospital Lawrenceburg Acute Care Hospital
Hamilton Orthopaedic Clinic Oxford Ortho Surgery Center
Westside Regional Medical Center Cincinnati Ambulatory Surgical Center
Bethesda North Hospital Cincinnati Acute Care Hospital
Journey Lite of Southern Ohio Cincinnati Ambulatory Surgical Center
Fort Hamilton Hospital Hamilton Acute Care Hospital
Middletown Surgery Center Franklin Ambulatory Surgical Center
Good Samaritan Hospital Cincinnati Acute Care Hospital
Miami Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Hamilton Ortho Surgery Center
Cincinnati Sportsmedicine and Orthopaedic Center Cincinnati Ortho Surgery Center
Mayfield Spine Center Norwood Ortho Surgery Center
Mercy Ambulatory Surgery Center Fairfield Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgery Center of Cincinnati Cincinnati Ambulatory Surgical Center
Deaconess Hospital Cincinnati Acute Care Hospital
Saint Elizabeth Medical Center - Grant County Unit Williamstown Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Tristate Orthopaedic Center Cincinnati Ortho Surgery Center
Brown County General Hospital Georgetown Acute Care Hospital
Jewish Hospital Cincinnati Acute Care Hospital
Southwest Ohio Ambulatory Surgery Center Middletown Ambulatory Surgical Center

Hammertoe Correction Surgery Cost and Procedure Introduction

Hammertoe correction surgery is an open procedure for patients who have one or more of the middle three toes pointing up at the middle joint. This procedure is used when there has been little to no improvement after more conservative therapies have been tried. Hammertoe correction surgeries are usually performed at an outpatient surgical facility by an orthopedic surgeon. Patients are usually able to come home the day of the surgery, typically one to two hours after the procedure. Most patients can resume normal activities within a few weeks after the surgery, though the timeline varies greatly depending on the specific type of surgery.

Patient Preparation for Hammertoe Correction Surgery

A physical examination will be performed along with X-rays or other diagnostic tests. 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). Tell your doctor if you have heart, lung or other medical conditions that may need special attention. And, finally, let your doctor know 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 may 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 Hammertoe Correction Surgery

The surgery itself can take as little as one hour, though it could take longer and depends of the severity of the problem. The preparation and recovery time may take several hours. Most patients go home the same day if there are no major problems. An intravenous line is inserted into the arm to administer a sedative and a painkiller. Your heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate and oxygen level will be monitored during the procedure. In most cases, the procedure is done while you are under general anesthesia (unconscious and pain-free). Typically, hammertoe correction surgery is performed by an orthopedic surgeon, who will make a small incision on the affected toe/s. There are two common procedures to correct hammertoes: joint resection and fusion. Joint resection involves cutting ligaments and tendons to allow the toe to straighten. The tip of the bone may also be removed. Small pins or rods may be inserted for stability during the healing process, and they will be removed a month after surgery. Fusion is a procedure in which ligaments and tendons are also cut to straighten the toe. The tips of the two bones at the joint are then fused using metal pins or screws. After the incision is closed — using stitches or steri-strips — your foot will be wrapped in a soft bandage. You will also have to wear a special shoe during recovery.

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 discharged to your home. Before being discharged, you will be given instructions about care for your incisions, limits on activities, physical therapy exercises and other things 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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