Friday, March 9, 2012

Deals on Weight Loss, Bariatric surgery abroad in India


Deals on Weight Loss, Bariatric surgery


Now that you have decided that you wish to undergo weight loss surgery, time has began to research where to get the procedure done. If you are staying in US, UK, Canada, Australia or one of these countries where weight loss surgery costs a fortune, you can opt to get the weight loss surgery done abroad. 

One of the most popular destinations that offer world class surgery, with greatest bariatric surgeons and best weight loss surgery facilities is India. It is a deal to get weight loss surgery done in India, as the prices are amazingly low, the surgeons few of the best weight loss surgeons, the hospitals well equipped and the entire deal for weight loss surgery in India is a steal. 

Prices of Weight loss surgery in India


The average cost of various weight loss surgery procedures in India are as follows:

Laparoscopic gastric band or Lap Band prices in India range from $6000-$8000
Laparoscopic gastric bypass or Gastric bypass prices in India range from $ 7000-$9000
Laparoscopic sleeve Gastrectomy or gastric sleeve prices in India range from $6000-$8000

It is worthwhile to note that the prices for weight loss surgery in India mentioned above generally include surgery, surgeon’s fees, anesthesia, stay at the hospital for 3 or 4 nights, medicines and drugs and all inland transfers. 

It is however important to note that when you are choosing the destination and the surgeon, do not only compare the prices. Price of weight loss surgery abroad is a very important factor, but should not be the only criteria for deciding where to get the weight loss surgery abroad. 

You must look into the surgeon’s profile, where he has been trained, how many procedures of the type of weight loss surgery you wish to undergo has he performed, what is his success rate, where would the surgery be performed, does the facility have adequate backup/ emergency service- just in case anything goes wrong.

There are many good medical tourism companies who offer good deals on weight loss surgery as they have specially negotiated rates with the hospitals. You should look for good medical tourism companies in India who hold a good reputation and have successfully served weight loss surgery patients in the past. Check online for the reviews for weight loss surgery in India and about the medical tourism company you are planning to go ahead with.

For more information on affordable weight loss surgery in India, with IndiCure selected top bariatric surgeons, please write to info@indicure.com