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how much does heart surgery cost ?

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Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Varies: Depends on institution and location. Best way to contact cardiac surgeon and ask about his fee and he will put you in touch with hospital administration to negotiate the facility cost. You can get significant savings through negotiations. You can spend more then $100000 if not pre- negotiated.
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Some people without or with poor medical insurance are going to very to date & excellent surgeons & hospitals in India & Thailand. In between costs in USA & Asia are centers in Europe, many of which are at least as good as the best centers in the USA.
Feb 19, 2014
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Cardiology 23 years experience
Heart Surgery: It depends upon the type of surgery and the country you are living in.
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
Thoracic Surgery 23 years experience
It's complicated: Cost of surgery can vary with the operation, the underlying illnesses of the patient (because hospitalization might be longer or more complicated), the region of the country, or even the hospital. Also, there are issues of insurance.

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