Request a Quote
English Arabic French Russian

Unilateral Knee Replacement Treatment in India

Knee replacement, also called as Knee arthroplasty is a surgical process that helps to resurface the knee joint. This procedure involves replacing a totally worn, damaged diseased knee with an artificial joint to reduce pain and functional disability.

Here we list most frequently asked information about Knee Replacement Surgery. In case you have any further questions or would like any other assistance, feel free to write to us.

Medical Travel Cost

Daily Commute

Knee Replacement Cost In India

For A Patient From United States

No. of Travellers 2
Days in Hospital 5
Days Outside Hospital 15
Total days in India 20
Treatment Cost USD 4,200

Need help in organizing medical travel to India?

We have helped patients from 45+ countries

Help us with your details

Send your details and preferences to us
Receive quotation(s) within 48 Hours
Get received by us in India
Get treated and fly back
6 + 0 =


Our Patient Stories

Patient Testimonial

Mrs. Joyce Greasley / Both Knee Replacement / New Zealand. Happy with his wife's medical treatment, Mr. Randell Greasley shares her story

View More

A Successful Knee Replacement and the Good News of not having a Brain Tumour made Catherine Agevi's Medical Trip to India Fruitful. All her medical problems are resolved as she happliy goes back to Kenya

View More

Taking Each Step with the Help of a Stick for the Past Two Years Ms Alemtsehay Aleye Can Now Walk Freely after a Knee Replacement Surgery in India. A simple walk would seem like an onerous ordeal for me

View More

After a Knee Replacement Surgery in India, Karima Azimi Nasry from Afghanistan Walks Again. Even after several treatments and surgeries Nasry suffered from pain in both her knees and was unable to walk

View More

Recommended Doctors For Unilateral Knee Replacement View all (60)

Dr. Ashok Rajgopal

Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon

33 years of experience , Gurgaon

Dr IPS Oberoi

Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon

25 years of experience , Gurgaon

Dr. Rakesh Mahajan

Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon

18 years of experience , New Delhi

Dr. Pradeep Sharma

Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon

35 years of experience , New Delhi

Recommended Hospitals For Unilateral Knee Replacement View all (24)

More About Knee Replacement Surgery

Symptoms for Detecting Knee Replacement

Age and Gender are not a criteria kept into consideration if someone is going for a knee replacement. Generally the only reason for surgical replacement depends on the degree of severity and disability. It is mostly recommended for the older people, but teenager or adult may undergo knee replacement if there is excess wear tear of the knee joint.

This surgery is mostly when indicated in:

  • Severe knee pain and stiffness 
  • Continuous Pain
  • Chronic Knee inflammation and swelling
  • Chronic Knee deformity
  • Failure of Medical treatments
  • Depression


Medical Test  and diagnosis for Knee Replacement

Before the procedure a complete physical examination as well as several diagnostic tests including blood test will be done. 

  • Medical history (such as hemophilia, blood pressure, diabetes, and pregnancy), any medications (aspirin) and drug allergy if any should be informed to the doctor prior to the surgery. 

  • The patient is advised to stop smoking for as long as possible prior to the surgical procedure.


Treatment Procedure for Knee Replacement

The key indication for knee arthroplasty is to provide relief from pain caused by severe arthritis. Two type of knee replacement surgery are performed:

  • Total Knee Replacement 

  • Partial Knee Replacement 

During the Knee Replacement procedure

Knee replacement surgery will last up to 2-3 hours.

  • An intravenous (IV) line may be started in your arm or hand & a urinary catheter is inserted.
  • The skin over the surgical site will be cleansed with an antiseptic solution.
  • An incision is made in the knee area.
  • Surgeon will then remove the damaged surfaces of the knee joint and resurface the knee joint with the prosthesis.
  • The knee prosthesis is made up of metal and plastic. The most common type of artificial knee prosthesis is a cemented prosthesis. A cemented prosthesis attaches to the bone with surgical cement.
  • Prosthesis is mostly comprised of 3 components: the tibial component (to resurface the top of the tibia, or shin bone), the femoral [thigh bone] component (to resurface the end of the thighbone and the patellar component (to resurface the bottom of the kneecap that rubs against the thighbone).
  • Incision will be closed with stitches or surgical staples & a drain may be placed in the incision site to remove fluid.
  • A sterile bandage or dressing will be applied.


After the Knee Replacement procedure

After the surgery, patient is kept in the recovery room for few hours. Patient will be hospitalised for 4-6 days. Mostly people recover within 12 months after the surgery, but the recovery time will differ depending on the age and overall health.

Read More:


Factors Affecting the Cost of Knee Replacement Treatment 

Following are the factors which will affect the treatment cost: 

  • The hospital patient is opting for.

  • Room –Standard single room, deluxe room, super deluxe room for the number of nights specified (including nursing fee, meals, room rate, and room service).

  • Operating room, ICU

  • Fee for the team of doctors (Surgeons ,Anesthesist ,Physiotherapist ,Dietician )

  • Medicines

  • Physiotherapy session 

  • Standard test and diagnostic procedures

  • Depend on the treatment options : 

    • Surgery

    • Single knee/both knee

    • Implant being used 


Knee Replacement Surgery Guide - Video Duration: 04:30 Min. 

Help Us With Your Details

9 + 2 =
After submitting the form, check your email for instructions to share patient information and medical reports.




About Vaidam

Patients from 45+ countries have trusted Vaidam



Why Vaidam


ISO Certified Healthcare Discovery Platform

Vaidam is an ISO certified healthcare discovery platform that will connect you to top-notch medical experts, hospitals, wellness options, and trusted travel partners in India to help identify and make the right healthcare choices.

Researched & Personalized Treatment Plan - Under One Roof

You can search for the best hospitals in India to treat cancer and ailments of the heart, bones or kidney, read about them, view photographs of the facilities at the hospitals and the places at which the hospitals are located, and check the cost of treatment.

Quality Treatment Within Your Budget

As soon as you post an enquiry, the patient relation team will collect details from you, share them with the doctors and hospitals on Vaidam's panel, and get a personalized treatment plan. We research to get quality treatment within your budget.

Treatment to Travel

Vaidam concierge assists patients, to get medical Visa to travel to India, the best airline fares and arrangements for your stay. Our concierge also helps you with daily travel, language, and food concerns. Vaidam does everything to be your perfect host in India. All of Vaidam’s services are free of cost to patients.

Pan-India Reach

If you are looking for medical care in New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad or Ahmedabad, Vaidam Health has a network in each of those cities.

Vaidam News


Vaidam Health YourStory News

Vaidam Health gets covered by 'Your Story', India's Leading Online Magazine

Read more

Vaidam Media - Medical Travel Today

Vaidam Health Coverage by Medical Travel Today - The Authoritative Newsletter for Medical Tourism

Read more

ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 certification for Vaidam Health

ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 certification for Vaidam Health

Read more

View More Updates




Note: Vaidam Health does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. The services and information offered on are intended solely for informational purposes and cannot replace the professional consultation or treatment by a physician. Vaidam Health discourages copying, cloning of its webpages and its content and it will follow the legal procedures to protect its intellectual property


Browse the website in:   English     Français   Русский     العَرَبِية



Thank you. We will contact you soon.