Providence, RI Arthroscopic Knee Surgery Cost Comparison

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An Arthroscopic Knee Surgery in Providence costs $11,277 on average when you take the median of the 30 medical providers who perform Arthroscopic Knee Surgery procedures in Providence, RI. The least expensive Arthroscopic Knee Surgery in Providence is $3,400 for a Knee Repair Surgery while the most expensive Arthroscopic Knee Surgery list price is $10,600 for a Acl Reconstruction Surgery. There are 2 different types of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery provided in Providence, 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 Providence 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
Knee Repair Surgery Cost Average $3,400 - $9,300 Free Quote
Acl Reconstruction Surgery Cost Average $10,600 - $29,000 Free Quote

Compare Arthroscopic Knee Surgery Providers in Providence, RI

Facility City Type
Aquidneck Island Orthopedics Middletown Ortho Surgery Center
Coastal Orthopaedic Institute Fall River Ortho Surgery Center
Sturdy Memorial Hospital Attleboro Acute Care Hospital
Orthopedic Care Surgery Center Easton Ortho Surgery Center
Wayland Square Surgicare Acquisition Providence Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saperia Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Taunton Ortho Surgery Center
South County Orthopedics and Physical Therapy Wakefield Ortho Surgery Center
University Orthopedics Providence Ortho Surgery Center
Our Lady of Fatima Hospital North Providence Acute Care Hospital
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island Pawtucket Acute Care Hospital
The Westerly Hospital Westerly Acute Care Hospital
Charlton Memorial Hospital Fall River Acute Care Hospital
Fall River-new Bedford Orthopedic New Bedford Ortho Surgery Center
The Miriam Hospital Providence Acute Care Hospital
Women and Infants Hospital Providence Acute Care Hospital
Newport Hospital Newport Acute Care Hospital
Morton Hospital and Medical Center Taunton Acute Care Hospital
Kent Hospital Warwick Acute Care Hospital
Blackstone Valley Surgicare Acquisition Johnston Ambulatory Surgical Center
Same Day Surgiclinic Fall River Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Center for Orthopaedics Johnston Ortho Surgery Center
Ninigret Orthopedics Westerly Ortho Surgery Center
St. Anne's Center for Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Fall River Ortho Surgery Center
Saint Anne's Hospital Fall River Acute Care Hospital
Rhode Island Hospital Providence Acute Care Hospital
Foundry Orthopedics Providence Ortho Surgery Center
Greater New Bedford Surgicenter North Dartmouth Ambulatory Surgical Center
Roger Williams Medical Center Providence Acute Care Hospital
South County Hospital Wakefield Acute Care Hospital
Landmark Medical Center - Woonsocket Unit Woonsocket Acute Care Hospital

Arthroscopic Knee Surgery Cost and Procedure Introduction

Arthroscopic knee surgery is an arthroscopic procedure performed through small incisions, using an instrument called an arthroscope. The arthroscope (or “scope”) is a tube that contains a camera and other surgical instruments. Surgeons use this procedure to diagnose and treat knee problems such as torn meniscus, misaligned kneecap (patella) or torn ligaments. Arthroscopic knee surgeries are performed in a hospital or 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 after the surgery, though the timeline varies greatly depending on the severity of the issue.

Patient Preparation for Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

A physical examination will be performed along with blood or other diagnostic tests, such as X-rays and MRIs. 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, 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 Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

The surgery itself usually takes less than an hour, though it could take longer and depends of the severity of the problem. The preparation and recovery time may take several hours. 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), though local or regional anesthetics are sometimes used. Typically, arthroscopic surgery is performed by an orthopedic surgeon, who will make a few small incisions around the kneecap. After inserting the arthroscope, the surgeon will locate the problem via a monitor attached to the camera in the scope. The surgeon will then correct the issue using the surgical tools contained in the arthroscope. After incisions are closed — using a stitch or steri-strip — your knee will be wrapped in a soft bandage.

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 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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