Cheapest Hospitals for Liver Transplant in India
Health care costs in India has risen to such a level that poor and middle class section of people cannot even afford to take the treatment. And when it comes to getting operated for liver transplant involving replacement of damaged liver with healthy liver which is life threatening as success rate is not 100%. And even after paying for expensive surgery which does not reverse the liver damage, patient has to take costly medicines. At any point in time in India, around 25000-40000 patients are in need of this surgery.
However low cost medicines (generic) are available in India at Jan Aushadi and Jeevandhara stores which can save good amount of money as the quality of generic medicines is same as that of branded drugs sold in the market by big pharmaceutical companies.
In order to save money on liver transplant surgery, you can contact below hospitals offering low cost liver transplant surgery in India.
The cost of liver transplant in India at private hospitals is between 18 -20 Lakh and varies according to the hospital, city, surgeon amongst few other factors. However following hospitals offer cheap liver transplant in India
- KEM Hospital, Mumbai: This is the cheapest hospital in India to offer liver transplant at Rs. 5 Lakh. Patients with liver failure can avail this surgery by contacting King Edward Memorial at 91-22-2413 6051/[email protected]
- Amrita Hospital, Kochi, Kerala: Offers the surgery for Rs.12-14 Lakh. Although expensive but comparing it with other private hospitals it is very low cost. +91 9400998074. E-mail: [email protected]
- Lake Shore Hospital, Kochi, Kerala: Another hospital in Kerala offer low cost liver transplant surgery for 12-14 lakh. You can reach the hospital at Tel: 91-484-2701032/2701033/2703951, Mobile : 9961630000/9961640000 & E-mail: [email protected]
Other options to cut back on liver transplant cost is increasing the health insurance coverage and manufacturing generic medicines.