Newsletter Sign-up

Subscribe for up-to-date medical providers, medical tourism articles, news, and medical promotion.


Turkey Leads The West

Western medical tourism is taking off, and Turkey is leading the charge! With 51 JCI accredited hospitals, it is leading the European medical tourism industry as of December 2013.

Rotator Cuff Surgery

A group of four tendons and muscles that holds the shoulder joint together is called rotator cuff. Damage to this can cause painful movement and stiffness. When nonsurgical measures fail, rotator cuff surgery becomes necessary.

This surgery usually involves removal of loose fragments, freeing and making room for tendons, and sewing of torn edges if any. Rotator cuff can be repaired through an arthroscopy (where repair is made by inserting an instrument and the joint is not opened). A more complex problem may warrant an open procedure where the joint needs to be opened.

After the surgery, the arm is put in a sling and pain medications are given. Physical therapy is vital for post-surgical success and recovery time depends on the extent of repair.


  • Length
    • Recovery
      • Planning your surgery
        • Preparing your surgery
          • Anesthasia
            • Risks / Complications / Side effects
              • After your surgery
                • Post Operative Care

                  Featured Rotator Cuff Surgery Providers Abroad


                  Beijing Yanhua Hospital

                  Beijing, China


                  Accreditation: JCI

                  Languages: English, Chinese

                  The hospital has more than 800 sickbeds, 2 in-patient departments, 2 community service centers, 9 out-patient departments, 35 clinic and medicine technical offices, 15 inpatient area, 35 medical speci...

                  Hospital Fatimah

                  Ipoh, Malaysia


                  Accreditation: ISO 9001, MSQH

                  Languages: English

                  Hospital Fatimah is a 239 bed, not-for-profit, private specialist hospital within the city of Ipoh, in Perak, Malaysia. The Hospital is strategically located in the business centre of Ipoh Garden with...

                  Acibadem Kadikoy Hospital

                  Istanbul, Turkey


                  Accreditation: JCI

                  Languages: English, Turkish

                  Acıbadem Kadıköy Hospital, the first hospital of Acıbadem Healthcare Group, opened for service in 1991. In order to meet the rising patient demand, the hospital was renovated in 1998 and 2008. Wi...

                  Assuta Hospital

                  Tel Aviv, Israel


                  Accreditation: JCI

                  Languages: English, Hebrew, Arabic

                  Assuta is Israel’s largest and leading private medical services center, comprising eleven clinics and hospitals across Israel and providing innovative surgeries and diagnostic procedures in all ...

                  Cellthera Clinic

                  Brno, Czech Republic


                  Languages: English, German, Czech, Russian, Slovak

                  Cellthera Clinic  is focused on usage of adipose and connective tissue derived stem cells in regenerative medicine. Cellthera uses the latest scientific knowledge gained from its own research act...
                  View all Rotator Cuff Surgery Providers Abroad