What is surgeon cost for incarnerated umbilical hernia?

Cost. It depends on if the surgery is scheduled or an emergency. The total bill, which includes the surgeon's fee, the anesthesiologist, nurses, operating room, equipment, and medications, will be many thousand dollars. If you have severe pain, go to the er. If not, you can call the surgeon's office, and they can help to discuss the costs in more detail and possibly reduce the total cost.
3 parts to bill. With a surgical procedure, there is a bill for the surgeon, the anesthesia providers and the facility where the surgery is performed. Typically the surgeon cost is 1 to 2.5 grand and varies depending on insurance contract and deductibles. Ok to ask your provider or call your insurance company.
Depends. It is hard to say. Each insurance company has a contract with physicians and hospital. If u do not have insurance, u can speak to the physician and most of us will work with you to make sure ur taken care of. Typically it will less than a 1000 dollars depending on where u live. Hospital bill be around 10000, again depends on where u live. There will also be a bill from anesthesiologist.

Related Questions

How do you treat or reverse a small umbilical hernia where no protrusion has occurred? A doctor I went to said no surgeon would work on it yet.

Suture repair if any. A small hernia without symptoms can remain untreated surgically. This is a for a 'fingertip' sized painless hernia without protrusion. Read more...
Depends. This depends on whether or not you need or want to have it fixed. Keep in mind, the type of hernia you have described is very low risk to observe, especially if it is not causing symptoms. If it is causing symptoms, it may be better to fix it. See a general surgeon for a consultation to find out more, but make sure you identify your goals of treatment such as prevention or symptom relief. Read more...
Surgery. Is indicated if the defect is getting bigger . You don't have to have a protrusion. Consult with your physician to see if you need a referral to a surgeon who will do the hernia repair. Read more...

I went to ER for my umbilical hernia today. The doctor pushed it back into place and gave me a name and number to a surgeon, to get it fixed.

Sage advice. It is important to have the hernia repaired. A hernia is basically a hole in the abdominal wall, and what can pooch through and potentially get stuck and strangulate is intestine. If the doctor had not been able to push the hernia contents back in, you would likely have had urgent surgery to remove the contents from the hernia and repair it. Avoid this development and have your hernia repaired . Read more...

I'm 29. have just had a ct. Indicated I have a small umbilical hernia containing fat. Still having pain after two weeks. Should I talk to a surgeon?

Yes. If you are still having discomfort, you can see a General Surgeon for consultation to determine if the hernia is the cause of your pain and if/when surgery is recommended to fix the hernia. Read more...

Is it ok to choose to do nothing about my 4 yr old's umbilical hernia? I have a feeling the surgeon will suggest surgery b/c it never closed.

Depends. For some this is just a cosmetic issue since an "outie" makes them self conscious. However, it is a true hernia where the small intestines enter the sac, it is potentially dangerous over time. The intestines can become trapped or twist,cutting of blood supply and need emergency surgery to save the bowel.We often delay the surgery for a few years to see if will resolve.After 4, it is unlikely to. Read more...

I was seen by a GP and he said I have an umbilical hernia. I have an appt. To see a surgeon in two weeks. I don't have pain unless I bend over or use my stomach muscles. However, I am extremely tired. Should I be worried?

Don't worry. Umbilical her OAS are extremely common, and only about 10-15% of them end up getting a repair. Consider surgery if it is enlarging, or bothering you. Consider the length of time the problem has been there - longer means less hurry to decide. There are many ways to repair it, probably the most popular is an open repair with a small mesh (ventral patch). Hope this helps! Read more...

Can you tell if you have an umbilical hernia?

Examination. A physical examination by your doctor is usually sufficient. There may be a swelling or soft bulge located near the umbilicus, and would protrude more if you do straining or heavy lifting. Read more...
Yes. Usually yes. You see a bulge in the area. Or what people call an outie. www.drlugo.com. Read more...
See a doctor. Your primary doctor or a general surgeon will be able to tell if you have an umbilical hernia. If you have a bulge at your belly button that gets larger when you strain your abdominal muscles or lift something heavy, then you likely have an umbilical hernia. If so, see a surgeon about fixing the hernia. Read more...