Bariatric Surgery is a surgical procedure for weight loss by making the required surgical changes in the digestive system.Bariatric Surgery involves the reduction in the stomach size that allows eating and drinking less by giving a feeling of fullness.
Bariatric Surgery For Weight Loss cost in India for Indian Patients is between Rs.244200 to Rs.325600. Cost for International patients is between USD 4950 to USD 6050.Patient has to stay in the hospital for 2 days and outside the hospital for 5 days. The total cost of the treatment depends on the diagnosis and facilities opted by the patient.
The cost of Bariatric Surgery includes:
The overall cost of the procedure also varies based on the patient's condition and preferences. Some of these factors are:
Listing approximate price of Bariatric Surgery For Weight Loss and some related procedures. The prices may change depending upon the centers and condition of the patient.
|Treatment name||Cost range|
|Bariatric Surgery for Weight Loss||Rs.244200 to Rs.325600|
|Gastric Bypass Surgery||Rs.257520 to Rs.343360|
|Gastric Banding Surgery||Rs.222000 to Rs.296000|
|Duodenal Switch||Rs.230880 to Rs.307840|
|Gastric Sleeve Surgery||Rs.244200 to Rs.325600|
|laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion||Rs.266400 to Rs.355200|
Several tests are done prior to bariatric surgery for weight loss, such as a complete blood count (CBC), urinalysis, chemistry panel, gallbladder ultrasound, chest X-ray, ECG, and GI evaluation. All these test costs are involved in the package.
The pharmacy and medicine costs are included in the package when the patient is hospitalized. However, if the patient buys medicines from outside the hospital, they will pay money for them.
After the surgery, the patient has to stay 1-2 days in the hospital. The patient must attend 4-6 follow-up meetings during the first post-surgery year. The first follow-up should be taken 2-3 weeks after the surgery.
After the bariatric surgery, the patient can get back to normal activities after 3-5 weeks. Patients should keep all their recommended follow-up appointments for the best possible results after the surgery and avoid any post-treatment expenses. They also need to take over-the-counter vitamins and minerals for life, such as multivitamins, Calcium, Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, and Iron.
Health insurance covers bariatric surgery if the patient proves to the insurer that it is medically essential and not used for cosmetic purposes. The patient has to submit the following documents:
Surgeon's prescription for diagnostic tests
Medical reports and descriptions to file a claim
The patient has a BMI of 40 or higher
Gastric bypass is the lowest cost procedure that comes under bariatric surgery. It is a good alternative to achieve the same benefit.
The price varies across the cities. Tier 1 Cities are usualy more expencive thane tier 2 cities. The price for Bariatric Surgery For Weight Loss in different cities in India is approximately in the range of:
For patients planning to travel abroad it is useful to know the price in destinations popular with medical travellers. The price for Bariatric Surgery For Weight Loss in different countries is approximately:
Listing popular specialists:
Senior Consultant, 34 years of experience
Laparoscopic, Thoracoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, Single Incision Laparoscopy and Advanced Upper & Lower GI Laparoscopic Surgeries, Robotic and Laproscopic Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Gastric banding for Morbid Obesity, Thoracoscopic removal of Hydatid cyst of the lungs, Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Surgery
Director, 35 years of experience
Hepatobiliary Surgery, Upper GI Endoscopic Surgery, Laparoscopic Appedicectomy and Bowel resection, Hernia Surgery, Anorectal surgery (Division Minimally Invasive Proctology), Laparoscopic Solid Organ Surgery, Endoscopic Neck Surgery, Hand-assisted Endoscopic Surgery, Thoracoscopic Surgery (Decortications, Lung-nodule excision, Thymectomy), Bariatric (Obesity) Surgery (Surgery for Morbid Obesity Surgery), Piles/Hemorrhoids Surgery,
Consultant, 18 years of experience
Bariatric Surgery (Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Bypass) Upper Digestive Surgery(Laparoscopic Fundoplication, Cardiomyotomy) Minimal Access Surgery for Gall Bladder pathology (Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy) Appendicites, Inguinal & Ventral Hernia Anorectal Procedures like Stapled Hemorrhoidectomy for Piles, VAAFT(Video Assisted Anal Fistula Treatment) for Anal Fistula Surgery for Fissure
There are higher chances that the patient may lose up to 60 percent of their excess weight in the first six months followed by 75 percent in the first year after undergoing bariatric surgery. Studies have also shown that the patient can maintain up to 60 percent weight loss of their excess weight up to 10 years.If a patient has diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, arthritis, then he/she disqualifies for bariatric surgery.
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