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Bumrungrad— Asia’s Pioneer of Cited Medical Excellence

Bumrungrad Hospital has helped make Thailand one of the world’s most trusted medical tourism destinations. In 2002, Bumrungrad became the first hospital in Asia to earn Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation.

Total Hip Replacement

Total hip replacement or total hip arthroplasty is a procedure where damaged hip is replaced with an artificial one called prosthesis. The most common causes of hip damage are wear off of hip joints due to arthritis, injury, or bone tumors.

The surgery typically takes up to 3 hours. After the surgery, pain medications, physical therapy, and activity and weight-bearing restrictions are advised. Patients may be able to sit within one to two days post surgery and are discharged within 10 days of surgery. Full recovery may take anywhere between three to six months. This depends on the overall general health and participation in physical therapy.

This surgery is very safe and an estimated 120,000 such surgeries take place in the US every year.


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                          Featured Total Hip Replacement Providers Abroad


                          London Bridge Hospital

                          London, United Kingdom


                          Accreditation: ISO 9001

                          Languages: English

                          London Bridge Hospital has been delivering world-class private healthcare since 1986. With over one hundred en suite, air conditioned rooms, we aim to make your stay as comfortable as possible, and ar...

                          Bumrungrad International Hospital

                          Bangkok, Thailand


                          Accreditation: JCI, HA

                          Languages: Thai, English, French, Japanese, Arabic, Napali, Vietnamese, Bangladesh, Simplified Mandarin, Korean, Spanish, German

                          Bumrungrad International is a Joint Commission International accredited, multi-specialty hospital located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. Founded in 1980, it is one of the largest private hospitals...

                          Makati Medical Center

                          Makati, Philippines


                          Accreditation: JCI

                          Languages: English, Tagalog

                          Makati Medical Center has earned the distinction of being one of the best-equipped hospitals in the country and in Asia. We have the most capable staff that extends the best quality medical care to ou...

                          Sri Kota Specialist Medical Centre

                          Klang, Malaysia


                          Languages: English

                          Sri Kota Specialist Medical Centre (SKSMC) is the flagship tertiary private medical centre in Klang, Malaysia.

                          Commissioned in September 1999, under the management by Southern Medicare ...

                          St. Luke's International Hospital

                          Tokyo, Japan


                          Accreditation: JCI

                          Languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, French, Russian, Tagalog, Portuguese

                          St. Luke's International Hospital began in 1902 as a small clinic in Tsukiji, Tokyo, founded by Rudolph Bolling Teusler, a missionary doctor sent by the American Episcopal Church. It has since grown i...
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