Tonsillectomy Cost In India

Minimum Cost USD1080
Maximum Cost USD1320
  • Days In Hospital 1 days
  • Outside Hospital Stay 5 days

Cost of Tonsillectomy in India: Detailed Overview

Tonsillectomy Treatment cost in India for Indian Patients is between USD720 to USD960. Cost for International patients is between USD 1080 to USD 1320.

Patient has to stay in the hospital for 1 days and outside the hospital for 5 days. The total cost of the treatment depends on the diagnosis and facilities opted by the patient.

Tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure to treat recurrent throat infections and obstructive sleep apnea.
Tonsillectomy is performed to remove both palatine tonsils from the back of the throat. The patient is put to sleep with general or local anesthesia. The mouth is kept wide open using an instrument. The surgeon then cuts away the tonsils with a heated device, laser, or scalpel.

Doctors for Tonsillectomy in India

An ENT surgeon who has expertise in performing surgical procedures is the right doctor to consult for Tonsillectomy.

Dr. N.S Reddy

Dr. N.S Reddy

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Inclusions in the package

The cost of Tonsillectomy Surgery includes the following:

  • Preoperative diagnostic tests cost (Blood tests, Oral examination, etc.) 

  • Surgery cost

  • Type of Surgery (Traditional tonsillectomy or Intracapsular tonsillectomy )

  • Post-Operative cost (depends on the number of follow-up sessions)

  • Medicine cost (anti-inflammatory, painkillers, etc.)

  • Patient's hospital stay 

Factors affecting cost of Tonsillectomy

The overall cost of the procedure also varies based on the patient's condition and preferences. Some of these factors are:

  • Type of hospital and room opted (General, Twin sharing, or Single room)

  • The severity of the disease

  • Post-surgical complication, if it happens (such as delayed hemorrhage or infection)

  • Cost of Blood products (if required)

  • An extended stay at the Hospital

  • Cost of accommodation during follow-ups, in case the patient is not a local resident

Cost related to Tonsillectomy in India

Listing approximate price of Tonsillectomy and some related procedures. The prices may change depending upon the centers and condition of the patient.

Treatment name Min. Cost Max. Cost
Tonsillectomy Surgery Rs.53280 Rs.71040
Adenotonsillectomy Rs.66600 Rs.88800

Leading Hospitals for Tonsillectomy in India

How much does Tonsillectomy cost in different cities in India?

The price varies across the cities. Tier 1 Cities are usualy more expencive thane tier 2 cities. The price for Tonsillectomy in different cities in India is approximately in the range of:

Cities Min. Cost Max Cost
New Delhi Rs.45022 Rs.70418
Gurgaon Rs.46176 Rs.69264
Noida Rs.43290 Rs.72150
Chennai Rs.46176 Rs.66378
Mumbai Rs.47330 Rs.70418
Bangalore Rs.45022 Rs.68110
Kolkata Rs.43290 Rs.65224
Jaipur Rs.40404 Rs.64646
Mohali Rs.41558 Rs.98124
Ahmedabad Rs.38672 Rs.64069
Hyderabad Rs.44444 Rs.67532

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How much does Tonsillectomy cost in different countries?

For patients planning to travel abroad it is useful to know the price in destinations popular with medical travellers. The price for Tonsillectomy in different countries is approximately:

Countries Min. Cost Max. Cost
Turkey USD 2800 USD 4200
Thailand USD 2400 USD 3600
Germany USD 1200 USD 1800
Israel USD 4000 USD 6000
Singapore USD 4800 USD 7200
Malaysia USD 1600 USD 2400

Success Rate

The success rate of Tonsillectomy is approximately 98% and the chances of failure are less than 1% which could be due to postoperative bleeding. Anesthesia risks, swelling, bleeding, wound infection could be some of the indications that may indicate the failure of Tonsillectomy.
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Frequently Asked Questions Related to Tonsillectomy Cost

The preoperative coagulation screening for patients undergoing tonsillectomy consists of determining the prothrombin time and the activated partial thromboplastin time. These are covered in the package.

The costs of medicines are included in the package when the patient is hospitalized. If the patient purchases any medicines outside the hospital, they are not covered in the package. 

It is usually done as an outpatient procedure which means you can go home the day of the surgery. An overnight stay is possible if the surgery is done on a young child or if you have any complicated medical condition. You can schedule your appointment 1-2 weeks after the surgery.  

Most patients will fully recover from tonsillectomy in 14 days, while some may take longer. Pain medications are given to manage the pain and a good recovery. You need to see your doctor if you see any bright red blood from the nose or in the saliva. Surgery to stop bleeding is necessary, which is not included in the package.

Most health insurance policies will cover the surgery, provided the policy has been renewed for a minimum of two years. You may have to provide proof of recurring tonsillitis or swelling tonsils that interfere with breathing.

Intracapsular tonsillotomy is an alternative surgical option for tonsillectomy, but it has favorable outcomes in children, and the treatment of choice in adults remains unclear.

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