Knee Replacement in Chandigarh

The high quality of treatments in the USA comes at a high price! For many uninsured patients, it is difficult to pay out-of-pocket, making these surgeries unaffordable.

If you have knee joint pain and cannot afford treatment in your home country, get a knee replacement in Chandigarh — a low-cost alternative!

Knee Replacement Surgery – Patient Testimonial

Chandigarh is a Union Territory in North India, known as the ‘City Beautiful.’[1]Chandigarh Tourism Chandigarh Tourism “Serenity and a city are two diametrically opposite concepts, which, however, get belied in the ‘City Beautiful'” View in Article It features highly qualified orthopedic surgeons and state-of-the-art hospitals.

Want to know how you can plan your medical trip there? Read this article for more information!

Why Get Knee Replacement Surgery in Chandigarh, India?

Every year thousands of health tourists visit Chandigarh to avail quality medicare.[2]Chandigarh Tourism Medical Tourism “Thousands of health tourists are coming to Chandigarh to avail the Medicare of expert doctors from all over India and other parts of the globe.” View in Article And the numbers are on constant growth.


  • Low Treatment Cost – Knee replacement in the US can cost $30,000, compared to $12,000 in India.[3]USITC Trends in the U.S. Health Travel Services Trade “For an uninsured person, a knee replacement can cost $30,000 in the United States, compared to $12,000 in India.” View in Article
  • Lower Medications Cost – There is no import duty,[4]Research & Reviews: Journal of Dental Sciences Dental Tourism-A Boon to Indian Practitioners “The cost of medicines in India is less due to strong pharma sector which is gaining world recognition due to no import duty.” View in Article reducing the net price of medical drugs
  • Lower Non-medical Expense – Cost of living in Chandigarh is 72-79% less expensive than in the USA[5]Expatistan Cost of Living “Cost of living in Chandigarh (India) is 79% cheaper than in New York City (United States).” View in Article and Canada[6]Expatistan Cost of Living “Cost of living in Chandigarh (India) is 72% cheaper than in Toronto (Canada).” View in Article


  • High-quality knee prosthesis[7]Invest India Medical Devices “India is the 4th largest market for medical devices in Asia.” View in Article
  • Round-the-clock personal care and services
  • State-of-the-art medical facilities and innovative healthcare technologies[8]Chandigarh Tourism Medical Tourism “With the growth of corporate hospitals in India, there is easy access to state of the art facilities and technology.” View in Article
  • Highly trained, skilled, and qualified doctors from India and abroad[9]Chandigarh Tourism Medical Tourism “Indian doctors are well known worldwide for their excellent training and expertise as a major percentage of U.S. and U.K. doctors is from India.” View in Article


  • Low-cost airlines and affordable air travel[10]Chandigarh Tourism Medical Tourism “low-cost air travel has allowed the growth of medical tourism to even far-off places.” View in Article
  • Medical Visa for the benefit of medical tourists
  • Quick and immediate treatment with zero waiting time[11]Chandigarh Tourism Medical Tourism “There is no waiting time in India, and there is easy and friendly access to Indian doctors. “ View in Article
  • Easy and friendly access to healthcare professionals
  • A large pool of English-speaking doctors and healthcare professionals

Moreover, it can be a perfect destination for a vacation also. Some of the reasons include:

✅ A well-planned and modern city

✅ World-renowned architectures

✅ The unparalleled quality of life

✅ Situated on the foothills of the Himalayas

✅ Less pollution[12]Chandigarh Tourism At a Glance “Chandigarh’s ambient air quality is better than that of most other cities in the world. “ View in Article

✅ Low crime rate[13]Travel Safe Abroad How Safe Is Chandigarh for Travel? “The city is quite safe, has a low crime rate.” View in Article

✅ Low population density

✅ Incredible tourist attractions

So, you get a perfect holiday in a serene city and avail low-cost knee replacement surgery! Let’s now have a detailed look at the price of surgery.

Cost of Knee-Replacement Surgery in Chandigarh 

The cost of knee replacement ranges between $3,500 and $14,000 in Chandigarh. On average, the price in 2021 is $8,750 at a reputed orthopedic hospital.

It is an all-inclusive package that covers:

  • Cost of the surgery
  • Hospital room rent
  • Consumable bills
  • Pre-surgery tests
  • Airport pickup-drop

Here is a cost table to compare the cost of knee replacement in India with the U.S. and Canada.

Destination Average Cost
Chandigarh, India $8,750
USA $35,000
Canada $10,500

According to the table, knee replacement surgery in India is 75% cheaper than in the U.S. Hence, by getting your knee replaced in Chandigarh, you can get the treatment for about 30% of the price quoted back home.

However, the cost depends on various factors, including:

  • Whether you are uninsured or underinsured
  • Type of knee replacement you need, partial or total knee replacement
  • The doctor and hospital you choose for your surgery (average cost remains the same with MTC)

Connect with us to have your customized quote. We provide you with all the assistance required to plan your knee replacement trip to Chandigarh.

Our prime focus is to provide you with the highest level of patient safety, aftercare, and stress-free medical trips.

What is Knee Replacement Surgery?

With wear and tear or due to arthritis, the knee joint can become damaged and painful. And the afflicted person fails to perform simple activities of daily life like walking.

When such a condition occurs, the knee joint has to be replaced with an implant. This process is known as knee replacement surgery or knee arthroplasty.

It is divided into two different categories: total knee replacement and partial knee replacement.

Total Knee Replacement
Partial Knee Replacement
Total Knee Replacement in Chandigarh, India The entire knee joint is removed and replaced with an artificial joint.
Partial Knee Replacement in Chandigarh, India Only the medial or the lateral part of the knee joint is improved & replaced.

You may also come across the terms unilateral or bilateral knee surgery. These suggest if the patient is having one (Unilateral) or both (Bilateral) knees replaced.

Top Knee Surgeons in Chandigarh 

There are many qualified and experienced orthopedic doctors in Chandigarh. Moreover, you can find such experts in neighboring cities like Zirakpur, Mohali, and Panchkula too.

Amongst the top surgeons there, our patients have had a great experience with the following:

Orthopaedics & Joint Replacement Surgeon
Dr. Anil Arora | Knee Replacement Surgeon in Chandigarh, India

Dr. Anil Arora

Knee & Shoulder Replacement Specialist Dr. J Maheshwari | Knee Replacement Surgeon in Chandigarh

Dr. J. Maheswari

Orthopaedics & Joint Replacement Surgeon Dr. H.N. Bajaj | Knee replacement surgeon in Chandigarh

Dr. H.N. Bajaj

Orthopaedics & Joint Replacement Surgeon Dr. Vikas Gupta | Knee Replacement Surgeon in Chandigarh

Dr. Vikas Gupta

Best Orthopedic Hospital in Chandigarh

There are many knee replacement hospitals in Chandigarh & Punjab. MTC recommended hospitals behold the highest level of effectiveness and success rate. The most reputed hospital is:

Max Healthcare

It is among the best orthopedic hospitals in Mohali & Chandigarh for low-cost knee replacement. It provides comprehensive and quality care to all patients.

Max Hospital | Orthopedic Hospital in Chandigarh, India

Medical Tourism in Chandigarh, India

Visiting Chandigarh is like taking a plunge in nature’s splendor in the city itself. Here there is much to explore and experience while you are on your medical trip.

Places to See

The city has a long list of tourist attractions. It includes the Museum of Evolution of Life, Capitol Complex, Sukhna Lake, Rock Garden, International Doll Museum, and Mohali Cricket Stadium.

Sukhna Lake | Medical Tourism in Chandigarh, India

Sukhna Lake

Rock Garden | Medical Tourism in Chandigarh

Rock Garden

Capitol Complex, Chandigarh | Medical Tourism in India

Capitol Complex

World-Class Architectures

The city is known to have some of the masterpieces in architecture. From roads and buildings to industries and landscaping, every structure has its distinctive beauty.

Green Space

Chandigarh is designed to promote personal care of the human body and spirit. It has many gardens and green spaces, including Rose Garden, Leisure Valley, Fitness Trail, and Garden of Fragrance.


You can put your heart at ease with all the colorful and beautiful varieties of shopping objects. You can buy Phulkari, Pashmina shawls, handlooms, artifacts, Punjabi dupattas & juttis, and woolen garments.

How to Reach Chandigarh

  • Chandigarh Airport (IXC) is a domestic airport well-connected to major Indian cities.
  • It does not serve international flights from global destinations like the USA and Canada.
  • The best way to reach Chandigarh is to travel to New Delhi.
  • From New Delhi, you can get a flight, train, or bus to Chandigarh.

There are many non-stop flights connecting New Delhi to major international cities.

Flights from Various Destinations to India

Flights from Various Destinations to India
Source Destination India Destination Travel Duration
Chicago (ORD) – USA New Delhi (DEL) 14 Hours 35 Minutes
New York City (JFK) – USA New Delhi (DEL) 14 Hours 00 Minutes
San Francisco (SFO) – USA New Delhi (DEL) 15 Hours 30 Minutes
Toronto (YYZ) -Canada New Delhi (DEL) 14 Hours 30 Minutes
Vancouver (YVR) – Canada New Delhi (DEL) 15 Hours 15 Minutes

Major airlines serving these popular flying routes are Jet Airways, Air India, United Airlines, British Airways, and Delta Airlines.

Where to Stay in Chandigarh?

You could stay at CITCO Hotels ( — they comprise a list of luxury hotels & lodges in and around Chandigarh.

CITCO, Chandigarh Industrial and Tourism Development Corporation Limited, is a government entity that promotes tourism in the region.

How to Get Around Chandigarh?

The city has an exceptional bus service for tourists, the double-decker tourist coach. You can use it to hop on & hop off wherever you want in the town.

It is run by Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU). However, the bus service works best before the surgery, not after.

Double-decker tourist coach | Chandigarh

Double-decker Tourist Coach

Post-surgery, you can use the cab services (Uber and Ola) to be safer for patients. Traveling short distances through cycle rickshaws and auto-rickshaws will also be a unique experience. You can even try that during your medical trip to Chandigarh.

Chandigarh Knee Hospitals Payment Options

Wondering what the payment options in the orthopedic hospitals of Chandigarh are?

Multiple! Yes, you can make payments through various modes: Cash, Master & Visa Card, Money Orders, Debit Card, Cheques, Diners Club Card, and Travellers Check.

So, ease down and stay calm when visiting India for your surgery. Just place yourself faithfully in the hands of experienced, internationally-trained, and English-speaking surgeons.

Connect with us to know more about the hospitals, surgeons, and the city as a whole.


Q. Is it safe to get knee replacement surgery in India?

A. Yes! Once you’ve chosen a well-qualified surgeon, you are in safe hands. The success rate of knee replacement surgery in India is 95%. Moreover, 97% of patients can maintain an independent living post-surgery.[14]Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research Discussion “The satisfaction rate was high (95%), and 97% of patients maintained a degree of independent living.” View in Article

Q. How much does knee surgery cost in Chandigarh, India?

A. The cost of knee replacement surgery in Chandigarh, India, ranges between $3,500 and $14,000. The actual price depends on the type of knee replacement and the prosthesis you choose as an implant.

In the U.S. and Canada, the average price is $35,000  and $10,500, respectively. However, the price is up to 75% cheaper than knee replacement in the U.S. and Canada.

Looking for high standards of knee replacement surgery and care at an affordable price? That’s the USP of medical tourism in India! And Chandigarh is no exception. Contact us to claim a free quote.


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4. Journal of Dental Sciences: Dental Tourism-A Boon to Indian Practitioners
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6. Expatistan: Cost of living – Toronto (Canada) vs. Chandigarh
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