Seattle, WA Hammertoe Correction Cost Comparison

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A Hammertoe Correction in Seattle costs $10,355 on average when you take the median of the 71 medical providers who perform Hammertoe Correction procedures in Seattle, WA. There are 1 different types of Hammertoe Correction provided in Seattle, 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 Seattle 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 $6,400 - $17,600 Free Quote

Compare Hammertoe Correction Providers in Seattle, WA

Facility City Type
Edmonds Surgery Center Edmonds Ortho Surgery Center
Evergreen Hospital Medical Center Kirkland Acute Care Hospital
Kneefootanklecenter Kirkland Ortho Surgery Center
St Joseph Gig Harbor Same Day Surgery Center Gig Harbor Ambulatory Surgical Center
Overlake Surgery Center Bellevue Ambulatory Surgical Center
Harbor Orthopedic Clinic Gig Harbor Ortho Surgery Center
Cascade Surgery Center Auburn Ambulatory Surgical Center
Kemp Surgery Center Everett Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Clare Hospital Lakewood Acute Care Hospital
Evergreen Orthopedic Surgery Center Kirkland Ortho Surgery Center
Tacoma General Hospital Tacoma Acute Care Hospital
Trask Surgery Center Everett Ambulatory Surgical Center
Good Samaritan Hospital Puyallup Acute Care Hospital
Virginia Mason Federal Way South ASC Federal Way Ambulatory Surgical Center
Schick Shadel Hospital Seattle Acute Care Hospital
Evergreen Orthopedic Clinic Monroe Ortho Surgery Center
Cascade Valley Arlington Surgery Center Arlington Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Francis Hospital Federal Way Acute Care Hospital
Highline Medical Center Burien Acute Care Hospital
ASC Polyclinic Surgery Center Seattle Ambulatory Surgical Center
Hillside Medical Surgery Puyallup Ambulatory Surgical Center
Cedar Medical Specialties Tacoma Ambulatory Surgical Center
Gateway Surgery Center Everett Ambulatory Surgical Center
Stevens Hospital Edmonds Acute Care Hospital
West Tacoma Surgery Center Tacoma Ambulatory Surgical Center
Seattle Orthopedic Center Surgery Seattle Ortho Surgery Center
First Hill Surgery Center Seattle Ambulatory Surgical Center
Edmonds Center for Outpatient Surgery Edmonds Ambulatory Surgical Center
Smc Day Surgery Renton Ambulatory Surgical Center
Southwest Seattle Surgery Center Burien Ambulatory Surgical Center
Cascade Valley Hospital Arlington Acute Care Hospital
Cabrini Tower Ambulatory Surgery Center Seattle Ambulatory Surgical Center
Tacoma Ambulatory Surgery Center Tacoma Ambulatory Surgical Center
Good Samaritan Surgery Center Puyallup Ambulatory Surgical Center
Washington Institute Orthopedic Center Kirkland Ortho Surgery Center
Valley General Hospital Monroe Acute Care Hospital
Overlake Hospital Medical Center Bellevue Acute Care Hospital
The Surgery Center at Rainier Puyallup Ambulatory Surgical Center
Eastside Hospital and Specialty Center Redmond Acute Care Hospital
Seattle Surgery Center Seattle Ambulatory Surgical Center
North Seattle Surgery Center Seattle Ambulatory Surgical Center
Kruger Clinic Othopaedics Edmonds Ortho Surgery Center
Northwest Hospital and Medical Center Seattle Acute Care Hospital
Auburn Outpatient Surgery Center Auburn Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgery Center Enumclaw Enumclaw Ambulatory Surgical Center
Lakewood Surgery Center Lakewood Ortho Surgery Center
Bel-red Ambulatory Surgical Facility Bellevue Ambulatory Surgical Center
Issaquah Surgery Center Issaquah Ambulatory Surgical Center
University of Washington Medical Center Seattle Acute Care Hospital
Harborview Medical Center Seattle Acute Care Hospital
Virginia Mason Lynnwood ASC Lynnwood Ambulatory Surgical Center
Pacific Medical Centers Ambulatory Surgical Center Seattle Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Multispecialty Surgency Center Shoreline Ambulatory Surgical Center
Swedish Medical Center / Cherry Hill Campus Seattle Acute Care Hospital
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Seattle Acute Care Hospital
The Orthopaedic Center Tacoma Ortho Surgery Center
Auburn Regional Medical Center Auburn Acute Care Hospital
Active Foot and Ankle Center Seattle Ortho Surgery Center
Providence Everett Medical Center - Colby Campus Everett Acute Care Hospital
Valley Medical Center Renton Acute Care Hospital
Virginia Mason Medical Center Seattle Acute Care Hospital
Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Snoqualmie Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Swedish Medical Center / First Hill Campus Seattle Acute Care Hospital
Evergreen Surgical Center Kirkland Ambulatory Surgical Center
Bellevue Ambulatory Surgery Center Bellevue Ambulatory Surgical Center
Southlake Clinic Renton Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Joseph Medical Center Tacoma Acute Care Hospital
Virginia Mason Issaquah ASC Issaquah Ambulatory Surgical Center
Virginia Mason Bellevue ASC Bellevue Ambulatory Surgical Center
Everett Bone and Joint Surgery Center Everett Ambulatory Surgical Center
Enumclaw Community Hospital Enumclaw Critical Access (Rural) Hospital

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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