Gachon University Gil Medical Center - Universal Medical Travel
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Average Price Estimation List (most commonly done surgeries)
ConditionSurgery/Procedure nameEstimation including hospital admission
(basic 4-person room) and surgery
US dollar conversion
($1 = 1,300KRW)
Average period of
hospital stay
ObesitySleeve gastrectomy of stomach₩24,000,000$18,4621 week
Brain tumorBrain tumor surgery
(involving craniotomy)
₩45,000,000$34,6153~4 weeks
Cerebral infarction (brain vessel)Digital Subtraction Angiography₩5,000,000$3,8461~2days
Brain Aneurysm, uprupturedCoil embolization₩30,000,000$23,0774 days
Sinusitis (nose), nasal obstruction, sleep apnea etc.
Surgery for deviated nasal septum
4~5 days
Cataract (eye)Capsulotomy + artificial lense insertion (Eyhance)₩4,500,000$3,462Day surgery
Retinal Detachmentvirectomy, lens insertion, cataract surgery₩10,000,000$7,6923 days
(simple case, one side)
Recession of eye muscles₩4,500,000$3,4623 days
(complicated case, one side)
Recession of eye muscles₩8,500,000$6,5384 days
Thyroid gland cancerThyroidectomy₩13,000,000$10,0005 days
Coronary Angiography + 1 stent insertion + balloon angioplasty₩17,000,000$13,0772~3 days
Coronary Angiography only₩4,500,000$3,4621 day
Heart vessel disease (stenosis, atheroscelrosis etc)Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)₩70,000,000$53,846about 2~3 weeks
Stomach cancer
Total gastrectomy (Cancer)₩25,000,000$19,23120~30 days
gastrectomy + lymph node removal + splenectomy₩35,000,000$26,92320~30 days
Colon cancer(partial) colectomy₩24,000,000$18,46212~15 days
Liver cancer
Partial hepatectomy₩27,000,000$20,7691 week
Liver embolization procedure₩9,000,000$6,9233~4 days
Kidney cancerNephrectomy₩18,000,000$13,8461 week
Kidney stoneESWL
(Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy)
₩1,500,000$1,154multiple sessions needed
(This price is per session)
Kidney stone, ureter stone
Holmuim laser ureteroscopic lithotripsy₩9,000,000$6,9233 days
Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery (RIRS), D-J stent insertion₩13,000,000$10,0003 days
Gallbladder stoneCholecystectomy (laparoscopic)₩13,000,000$10,0004 days
Uterine cyst or myoma
Hysterectomy, simple (laparoscopic)₩10,000,000$7,6927~10 days
Myomectomy (laparoscopic or open)₩15,000,000$11,5383~4 days
Uterus cervical cancer
Hysterectomy, complicated, open belly, removal of problem areas too₩27,000,000$20,7696~9 days
Hysterectomy, (laparoscopic)₩15,000,000$11,5383~4 days
Ovarian cancerSurgery for removal of ovary and problem area (ovarian cancer usually found at late stage).
Estimation include not only ovary but also metastasized areas too
₩34,000,000$26,1547~14 days
Shoulder problemRotator cuff repair₩15,000,000$11,5387 days
Hip joint problemTotal Hip Replacement₩25,000,000$19,23130 days
Knee joint problemACL reconstruction₩15,000,000$11,5384 days
Lumbar disc disease
Lumbar PEN procedure
(percutaneous epidural neuroplasty)
₩4,000,000$3,0772 days
Lumbar disc fusion (1 level)₩22,000,000$16,9233~4 days
Lumbar disc discectomy₩15,000,000$11,5384~5 days
Prostate cancer
TURP(hyperplasia)₩8,000,000$6,1546~7 days
HOLEP surgery (hyperplasia)₩10,000,000$7,6924~5 days
surgery (cancer)₩22,000,000$16,9234~5 days
Bladder cancerTUR-BT (Trans Uretheral Resection of Bladder Tumor)₩8,000,000$6,1543~5 days
Iodine therapy for thyroid conditionwith medication, stay in isolation room₩5,500,000$4,2314 days
Breast MammotomeMammotome biopsy₩5,500,000$4,2312~3 days
Breast cancer
Mastectomy, partial₩18,000,000$13,8467 days
Total mastectomy (lymph node removal) + breast reconstruction₩33,000,000$25,38510 days
Lung tumor, cancer
Lobectomy (using Thorascopy)₩14,000,000$10,7694 days
Lobectomy (open heart)₩27,000,000$20,769about 2 weeks
Stereotactic radiosurgery (radiation treatment)using Novalis Txcase by casecase by casecase by case
Various cancer
Radiation treatment over multipe sessions, using Novalis Tx. Price per session₩1,200,000$923case by case
Chemotherapy per 1 sessionminimum 1,500,000 or more$1,154case by case

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