Pittsburgh, PA Hammertoe Correction Cost Comparison

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A Hammertoe Correction in Pittsburgh costs $9,754 on average when you take the median of the 54 medical providers who perform Hammertoe Correction procedures in Pittsburgh, PA. There are 1 different types of Hammertoe Correction provided in Pittsburgh, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the Pittsburgh providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Hammertoe Correction Surgery Cost Average $6,100 - $16,600 Free Quote

Compare Hammertoe Correction Providers in Pittsburgh, PA

Facility City Type
Surgery Center at Cranberry Cranberry Twp Ambulatory Surgical Center
Frick Hospital Mount Pleasant Acute Care Hospital
Shadyside Surgi-center Pittsburgh Ambulatory Surgical Center
Mt Pleasant Surgery Center Mount Pleasant Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Western Pennsylvania Hospital Pittsburgh Acute Care Hospital
20-20 Surgery Center Greensburg Ambulatory Surgical Center
Excela Health Orthopedics Greensburg Ortho Surgery Center
Highlands Hospital Connellsville Acute Care Hospital
Spartan Health Surgicenter Monongahela Ambulatory Surgical Center
Groff Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Pittsburgh Ortho Surgery Center
East Side Surgery Center Pittsburgh Ambulatory Surgical Center
Westmoreland Regional Hospital Greensburg Acute Care Hospital
Western Pa Surgery Center Wexford Ambulatory Surgical Center
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center South Side Pittsburgh Acute Care Hospital
Beaver Valley Center for Surgery Aliquippa Ambulatory Surgical Center
Burke and Bradley Orthopedics Pittsburgh Ortho Surgery Center
Butler Ambulatory Surgery Center Butler Ambulatory Surgical Center
Armstrong County Memorial Hospital Kittanning Acute Care Hospital
Aliquippa Community Hospital Aliquippa Acute Care Hospital
Southwestern Ambulatory Surgery Center Pittsburgh Ambulatory Surgical Center
Mercy Jeannette Hospital Jeannette Acute Care Hospital
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center St. Margaret Pittsburgh Acute Care Hospital
Jefferson Regional Medical Center Pittsburgh Acute Care Hospital
Upmc Monroeville Surgery Center Monroeville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Waterfront Surgery Center Homestead Ambulatory Surgical Center
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Passavant Pittsburgh Acute Care Hospital
Aestique Ambulatory Surgical Center Greensburg Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Clair Hospital Pittsburgh Acute Care Hospital
Alle-kiski Medical Center Natrona Heights Acute Care Hospital
Magee-womens Hospital of University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Acute Care Hospital
Westmoreland Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Greensburg Ortho Surgery Center
Heritage Valley Sewickley Sewickley Acute Care Hospital
Lowry Surgicenter Jeannette Ambulatory Surgical Center
Canonsburg General Hospital Canonsburg Acute Care Hospital
The Washington Hospital Washington Acute Care Hospital
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Mckeesport Mckeesport Acute Care Hospital
Tri-state Surgery Center Washington Ambulatory Surgical Center
Monongahela Valley Hospital Monongahela Acute Care Hospital
Surgery Center at Edgworth Commons Sewickley Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgicenter at Ligonier Ligonier Ambulatory Surgical Center
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian Pittsburgh Acute Care Hospital
Laurel Surgical Center Greensburg Ambulatory Surgical Center
Tri-state Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Pittsburgh Ortho Surgery Center
North Shore Ambulatory Surgical Pittsburgh Ambulatory Surgical Center
Butler Bone and Joint Center Butler Ortho Surgery Center
Latrobe Hospital Latrobe Acute Care Hospital
Allegheny General Hospital Pittsburgh Acute Care Hospital
Uniontown Hospital Uniontown Acute Care Hospital
Allegheny General Hospital - Suburban Campus Pittsburgh Acute Care Hospital
Ohio Valley General Hospital Mckees Rocks Acute Care Hospital
Butler Memorial Hospital Butler Acute Care Hospital
The Western Pennsylvania Hospital - Forbes Regional Monroeville Acute Care Hospital
Heritage Valley Beaver Beaver Acute Care Hospital
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Mercy Pittsburgh Acute Care Hospital

Hammertoe Correction Surgery Cost and Procedure Introduction

Hammertoe correction surgery is an open procedure for patients who have one or more of the middle three toes pointing up at the middle joint. This procedure is used when there has been little to no improvement after more conservative therapies have been tried. Hammertoe correction surgeries are usually performed at an outpatient surgical facility by an orthopedic surgeon. Patients are usually able to come home the day of the surgery, typically one to two hours after the procedure. Most patients can resume normal activities within a few weeks after the surgery, though the timeline varies greatly depending on the specific type of surgery.

Patient Preparation for Hammertoe Correction Surgery

A physical examination will be performed along with X-rays or other diagnostic tests. It is particularly important to inform the physician of all medications or vitamins taken regularly or if you are pregnant (or think you might be pregnant). Tell your doctor if you have heart, lung or other medical conditions that may need special attention. And, finally, let your doctor know if you have a history of bleeding disorders or if you are taking any anticoagulant (blood-thinning) medications, aspirin or other medications that affect blood clotting. You will be given instructions in advance that will outline what you should and should not do in preparation for the surgery; be sure to read and follow those instructions. You will be asked to fast for eight hours before the procedure, generally after midnight. You may need to make arrangements for transportation after the surgery is complete. If you are given a prescription for pain medication, have it filled prior to surgery.

What to Expect During and After Hammertoe Correction Surgery

The surgery itself can take as little as one hour, though it could take longer and depends of the severity of the problem. The preparation and recovery time may take several hours. Most patients go home the same day if there are no major problems. An intravenous line is inserted into the arm to administer a sedative and a painkiller. Your heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate and oxygen level will be monitored during the procedure. In most cases, the procedure is done while you are under general anesthesia (unconscious and pain-free). Typically, hammertoe correction surgery is performed by an orthopedic surgeon, who will make a small incision on the affected toe/s. There are two common procedures to correct hammertoes: joint resection and fusion. Joint resection involves cutting ligaments and tendons to allow the toe to straighten. The tip of the bone may also be removed. Small pins or rods may be inserted for stability during the healing process, and they will be removed a month after surgery. Fusion is a procedure in which ligaments and tendons are also cut to straighten the toe. The tips of the two bones at the joint are then fused using metal pins or screws. After the incision is closed — using stitches or steri-strips — your foot will be wrapped in a soft bandage. You will also have to wear a special shoe during recovery.

After surgery, you will be taken to the recovery room for observation. Once your blood pressure, pulse and breathing are stable and you are alert, you will be discharged to your home. Before being discharged, you will be given instructions about care for your incisions, limits on activities, physical therapy exercises and other things you should do to aid your recovery. If you notice any of the following, call the number the hospital gave you: Fever, excessive sweating, difficulty urinating, redness, bleeding or worsening pain.


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