Cost Comparison

Cost Comparison of Medical Treatments in India V/S Abroad

People are considering travelling to India to avail medical facilities at much cheaper rates compared to what they pay in their home countries. Low cost of living is a big reason why medical treatment in India is comparatively lower than that in the western countries.

Following is the cost comparison table:

The Comparative Costs between India and other developed countries like US, UK, and Singapore Approximate Figures In US Dollars.
TREATMENT US UK (Private) India
Bone Marrow Transplant Upto 200,000 Upto 200,000 Significantly Lower Cost
Bypass Surgery 35,000 25,000 -- // --
Breast Lump Removal - 3,200 -- // --
Haemorrhoidectomy - 3,800 -- // --
Knee Joint Replacement - 15,000 -- // --
Lasik Surgery 4,000 2,800 -- // --
No Stitch Cataract Surgery 4,500 2,600 -- // --
In-vitro fertilisation (IVF) cycle 15,000 - -- // --
Hernia Correction 2,800 2,700 -- // --
Dental Implants 3,500 2,800 -- // --
* These rates are indicative of approximate costs. The actual rates will vary on case to case basis.
The difference in price depends upon the medical procedure you choose. In reviewing the cost of many procedures in the US, versus the same ones performed in India. Costs are typically 50-75% lower in India. The greatest cost savings is typically found in orthopedic / cardiac procedures (75-90% lower fees outside of the United States). If you have received quotes in the US for $10,000, you can expect the same procedure to cost between $2,500 and $5,000. This significant cost reduction enables you purchase a round trip air ticket, recuperative holidays post - treatment in a lazy beach location in India and return home saving money.