Portland, OR Hip Replacement Cost Comparison

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A Hip Replacement in Portland costs $25,246 on average when you take the median of the 36 medical providers who perform Hip Replacement procedures in Portland, OR. The least expensive Hip Replacement in Portland is $15,200 for a Hip Replacement Surgery (Total) while the most expensive Hip Replacement list price is $15,900 for a Hip Resurfacing Surgery. There are 2 different types of Hip Replacement provided in Portland, 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 Portland providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Procedure Price Range
Hip Replacement Surgery (Total) Cost Average $15,200 - $41,800 Free Quote
Hip Resurfacing Surgery Cost Average $15,900 - $43,700 Free Quote

Compare Hip Replacement Providers in Portland, OR

Facility City Type
Oregon Outpatient Surgery Center Tigard Ambulatory Surgical Center
Mcminnville Surgical Center Mcminnville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital Vancouver Acute Care Hospital
Adventist Medical Center Portland Acute Care Hospital
East Portland Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic Portland Ortho Surgery Center
PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Vancouver Acute Care Hospital
Cascade Spine Center Tualatin Ortho Surgery Center
Providence Milwaukie Hospital Milwaukie Acute Care Hospital
Center for Specialty Surgery Portland Ambulatory Surgical Center
Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center Gresham Acute Care Hospital
Meridian Center for Surgical Excellence Tualatin Ambulatory Surgical Center
PeachHealth Southwest Regional Surgery Center Vancouver Ambulatory Surgical Center
Lovejoy Surgicenter Portland Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgery Center at Tanasbourne Hillsboro Ambulatory Surgical Center
Westside Surgery Center Tigard Ambulatory Surgical Center
Legacy Emanuel Hospital and Health Center Portland Acute Care Hospital
Providence Saint Vincent Medical Center Portland Acute Care Hospital
Cascade Orthopedic Surgery Hillsboro Ortho Surgery Center
Pearl Surgicenter Portland Ambulatory Surgical Center
Legacy Meridian Park Hospital Tualatin Acute Care Hospital
Futures Outpatient Surgical Center Portland Ambulatory Surgical Center
Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center Portland Acute Care Hospital
Northwest ASC Portland Ambulatory Surgical Center
Tuality Community Hospital Hillsboro Acute Care Hospital
The Portland Clinic Surgical Center Portland Ambulatory Surgical Center
Providence Newberg Hospital Newberg Acute Care Hospital
Willamette Falls Hospital Oregon City Acute Care Hospital
Oregon Health and Science University Hospital Portland Acute Care Hospital
Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center Clackamas Acute Care Hospital
Gresham Station Surgery Center Gresham Ambulatory Surgical Center
East Portland Surgical Center Portland Ambulatory Surgical Center
Cedar Hills Surgery Center Portland Ambulatory Surgical Center
Providence Portland Medical Center Portland Acute Care Hospital
Willamette Valley Medical Center Mcminnville Acute Care Hospital
Oregon Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Clinic Oregon City Ortho Surgery Center
Tigard Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic Tigard Ortho Surgery Center

Hip Replacement Surgery Cost and Procedure Introduction

Hip replacement surgery, sometimes called total hip arthroplasty, is an option for people who have hip pain or loss of mobility. This procedure can be performed arthroscopically or with traditional "open" surgery. Arthroscopic (minimally invasive) surgery is a procedure performed through tiny incisions, using an instrument called an arthroscope, a tube-like instrument with a camera and surgical tools attached. Arthritis is one of the most common reasons for this surgery, though fractures, avascular necrosis and other problems can be cause for hip replacement surgery. This procedure is usually only considered after more conservative measures — anti-inflammatory medication, bracing, physical therapy, prescription pain medication and restrictions in activity — have been exhausted. Patients typically stay in the hospital for four to six days after the surgery and can return to normal light activities after three to six weeks, though you will have to avoid certain sports and high-impact activities.

Patient Preparation for Hip Replacement Surgery

A physical examination will be performed along with blood or other diagnostic tests — X-rays, MRIs, etc. 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. Finally, tell your doctor 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. 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 Hip Replacement Surgery

The surgery itself usually takes one to two hours. An intravenous line is inserted into the arm to administer a sedative and a painkiller. Also, 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). Typically, hip replacement surgery is performed by an orthopedic surgeon. Once you are unconscious, the surgeon will make an incision on the side of the hip and then move the muscles and other tissue in order to reach the joint. The ball part of the joint is removed by cutting high on the femur. The ball will be replaced with an artificial joint using cement or a material that allows the bone to attach to the new joint. Your surgeon will then remove the damaged cartilage from the hip bone and insert the thigh bone into the hip socket. Finally, the incision will be stitched closed. For arthroscopic hip replacement surgery, the steps above are performed through one or two smaller cuts and small tools attached to the laparoscope. This method reduces blood loss, pain, and length of hospital stay. This procedure is newer than the standard hip replacement so make sure your doctor has experience (and success) before opting for minimally invasive surgery.

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. Patients stay in the hospital from four to six days, when pain can be managed without IV pain medication, and the patient can safely use crutches or a walker. 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. You will likely need weeks or months of physical therapy.

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