Orthopaedic surgery abroad : Patient stories

If you are considering orthopaedic surgery abroad, then why not find out about other people's experiences of treatment overseas. These patient stories supplied by our featured hospitals and clinics provide examples of the kind of orthopaedic surgery and treatment for which UK patients have gone abroad.

They are real stories of real people. Each story provides an indication of how much the surgery would have cost in the UK, and what was paid for orthopaedic surgery abroad.

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Robotic knee replacement surgery in Turkey Knee replacement (Total)
Wendy Mitchell, 66, of Arizona, USA, describes her experience of travelling to Bursa, Turkey, for her second knee replacement operation.

Total hip replacement in a young woman at Turan & Turan Health Group in Turkey Hip replacement (Total)
Olivia, a 28-year-old from Nigeria with a history of hip problems since childhood, is now pain-free following total hip replacement surgery at Turan & Turan Health Group in Busa, Turkey.

Robotic spinal surgery in Turkey Slipped disc surgery
Mr Massoud, aged 69, a Professor of Political Sciences from Nigeria, contacted Turan & Turan Health Group in Turkey complaining of leg and back problems that were affecting both his work and his personal life. Now, following surgery using the Mazor X™ Robotic Guidance System, he is fully mobile and pain-free.

Robotic scoliosis surgery in Turkey Scoliosis surgery
Alexandra is now looking forward to being able to do sports and move freely without pain following scoliosis surgery using the Mazor X Robotic Spinal Surgery System at Turan & Turan Health Group in Bursa, Turkey.

No need to wait Knee replacement (Total)
John, aged 77, went to Turan & Turan Health Group in Bursa, Turkey to avoid the long waiting lists for knee replacement surgery back home in the UK. Thanks to their experienced surgeons and state-of-the-art techniques and technologies, he is now thrilled to be able to walk without the help of a walking stick and to be able to resume his favourite activities including cycling.

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