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Hernia Surgery Cost

Hernia surgery costs vary based on the type of hernia, the technique used, medical risk factors, or any additional complexities. In the medical industry, many hospitals and centers do not provide upfront surgery costs. These costs can be highly variable, even for the same procedure. The map below outlines the cost of hernia repair in California by county.

At the Hernia Center of Southern California, we know the importance of understanding the cost of your procedure, which is why we have dedicated this entire page to information regarding hernia surgery pricing.

To get an idea of the cost you can expect at our practice—as well as others around the country—we encourage you to browse the various sections provided below. If you have any questions, or if you wish to schedule a consultation with our board-certified hernia surgeons, please feel free to contact the Hernia Center of Southern California online or by telephone today.

Average Cost of Hernia Surgery

The average cost of one-sided open inguinal hernia surgery performed at an outpatient surgery center in California is $7000.

The average cost of one-sided laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery performed at an outpatient surgery center in California is $9000. Laparoscopic surgery costs are higher due to increased equipment and time expenses.

Hernia Surgery Cost with Insurance

The cost of hernia surgery with insurance is highly variable based on the specifics of each patient’s unique healthcare plan. At the Hernia Center of Southern California, Dr. David Albin and Dr. Michael Albin are in-network for most insurances. Since we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care at the best prices, we also offer patients in-network benefits at Huntington Memorial Hospital and California Hospital.

Our friendly staff will determine if we accept your particular policy free of charge to make sure you are covered for hernia surgery prior to treatment. Once authorization is obtained, you will be informed of any copays or deductible limits that must first be reached, and a detailed breakdown of all expenses that are covered by your insurance and those that need to be paid out-of-pocket will be provided to you in writing for your review. 

Hernia Surgery Cost Without Insurance

The Hernia Center of Southern California may be “out-of-network” for a few insurances. When this is the case, the average cost of hernia surgery without insurance at our practice is $4500. This price includes:

  • Surgeons’ fees – All hernia operations are performed by TWO U.S.-trained, board-certified hernia specialists—Dr. David Albin and Dr. Michael Albin—as opposed to the usual one surgeon. This unique surgical attention helps to ensure you achieve the best possible result, and it is provided to you at no extra hernia surgery cost.
  • Surgery center fees – For example, operating room time, all materials (including mesh), and various expenses associated with the recovery period.
  • Anesthesia fees
  • Follow-up visits

To assist with the cost of surgery, we will be happy to discuss financing or other payment arrangements that can help make hernia repair affordable for virtually any budget. 

Get a Personalized Hernia Surgery Price Quote

Many other hernia clinics and websites publish a “discount price” on hernia surgery, but after a consultation with the doctor, patients are informed that the total cost will be significantly higher due to problems that are unique to their case. At the Hernia Center of Southern California, we do not have “specials” on the cost of hernia surgery. In all cases, our hernia surgery cost is very competitive with other physicians.

To obtain a personalized hernia surgery price quote, you can either call our office to schedule an appointment with our doctors, or first complete our free online consultation. After submitting the online form, one of our physicians will call to discuss your hernia with you at no charge. 

Office consultations are conducted in one of our several office locations throughout Southern California (Pasadena, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Pomona, Riverside, Long Beach, Anaheim, and Newport Beach). Insurance companies typically cover the cost of the consultation for those who have healthcare coverage, and patients who are uninsured can be seen for an affordable cash price. During the consultation, you will first be interviewed by a nurse. Afterwards, you will be examined by either Dr. David Albin or Dr. Michael Albin, our hernia specialists. All of our consultations are thorough and never hurried. You will be treated with utmost respect and encouraged to ask whatever questions are necessary to help you make an informed and confident decision about your procedure.

Once the specifics of your treatment are finalized, you will be provided a customized price for your hernia surgery. If you have medical healthcare, at no charge our billing staff will be able to determine whether your insurance coverage is full or partial—and if partial, what your co-pay will be. If you are uninsured, we we can explore options to help make your procedure more budget-friendly. 

At all times, our staff will inform you of your hernia surgery costs upfront, and there are no hidden fees. Everything will be in writing, for your approval, before your hernia surgery. Avoid disappointment and contact our practice today for an accurate hernia surgery cost quote.

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