Hiatal Hernia surgery costs in usa ?

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Silent world
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   Posted 8/29/2012 5:28 AM (GMT -7)   
I have hiatal hernia 2 cm since 4 years and im on lansoprazole 30 mg with nexuim 40 or omeprazole 40 sometims , form time to time i feel bad reflux with heartburn that i cant controlled with ppi .

I think of nissen surgery to have it in good hospital in usa , does anyone know the approximate costs for surgey to correct a hiatal hernia?

Note: i dont have insurance .

I will come from Saudi arabia to have the surgery and i dont have more info about the best hospital and suregon in usa .

I need advice please

dencha
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   Posted 8/29/2012 7:07 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Silent world,
 
Welcome to Healing Well!  I can't help you with surgical costs, but I can offer you this link for the US News and World Report magazine's list of top hospitals for gastroenterology.  It provides a starting point, at least.  Good luck in you search!
 
 
Best wishes,
Denise 
 
Also...I do know someone who had her surgery at Cleveland Clinic, and it was done by Dr. Rice.  She was very impressed with Dr. Rice, the staff, and the hospital.
 
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Post Edited (dencha) : 8/30/2012 7:55:47 AM (GMT-6)


couchtater
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   Posted 8/29/2012 8:43 PM (GMT -7)   
My surgery costed a total of $5,000.
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Silent world
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   Posted 9/8/2012 7:01 AM (GMT -7)   
dencha said...
Hi Silent world,
Welcome to Healing Well! I can't help you with surgical costs, but I can offer you this link for the US News and World Report magazine's list of top hospitals for gastroenterology. It provides a starting point, at least. Good luck in you search!

http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/rankings/digestive-disorders

Best wishes,
Denise

Also...I do know someone who had her surgery at Cleveland Clinic, and it was done by Dr. Rice. She was very impressed with Dr. Rice, the staff, and the hospital.


Thank you dear it helpful info .

Silent world
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   Posted 9/8/2012 7:14 AM (GMT -7)   
couchtater said...
My surgery costed a total of $5,000.


Where did you have it , which surgeon ?

It appropriate price for me , but how did u feel now after your surgery ?

My hiatal hernia just 2 cm , alot of doctor say dont have surgery and just be on ppi , but i feel ppi not enough . I am not convinced, in their opinion I've been looking for treatment in America because we do not have good doctors to do this surgery here .

Thank you , good luke
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