Did high costs push your surgical care out of reach?

Why not consider affordable surgeries in Los Algodones, Mexico?

This Mexican border city is close to your home but far from US healthcare costs![1]Mexico News
It was cotton but now it’s medical tourism
“Los Algodones in particular and Mexico in general are preferred by patients from abroad for the lower costs of all medical services.”
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Interested in Los Algodones surgeries but unsure of the cost?

Keep reading to find out the savings for different procedures.Los Algodones surgeries - Cost savings for Americans

Los Algodones Surgery Cost Savings for Americans

Nearly 7 out of 10 Americans have put off their medical procedure because of the cost – WebMD 2022 survey[2]WebMD
Cost of Medical Care Leads to Delays for Many Americans: Survey
“Nearly 7 out of 10 Americans have put off a doctor’s appointment or medical procedure because of the cost…”
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Many people head to Mexican border towns to avoid the high cost of US healthcare.[3]Huffpost
Medical Tourism Was Booming In Mexican Border Towns.
“.. Mexican towns near the U.S. made a big bet that the high cost of health care in the United States would bring patients and money south of the border for surgeries….”
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And Los Algodones is undoubtedly the best place for medical tourism for those who live close to the border.

So, what makes Los Algodones surgery prices so appealing to Americans? Let’s find out!

How Much Do Surgeries Cost in Los Algodones, Mexico?

In Los Algodones, patients can save around 65 – 85%.

While surgery costs in the US are 3 – 4 times more than here.

Let’s look at Los Algodones Surgeries Pricelist 2022 to know the average price of popular procedures.


Plastic

Cost of Plastic Surgery in Los Algodones, Mexico

Plastic surgery in Los Algodones, Mexico, costs only 50 to 25% of the prices you’d pay in the US.

For instance, the cost of nose job in Los Algodones is as low as $3,000.

However, you’ll pay around $12,000 in the US. That’s 75% cost savings!

If you are looking for a breast lift in Los Algodones, you can get it for half the US price.

Additionally, you can also get all-inclusive plastic surgery packages in Los Algodones.

Let’s look at the prices of other plastic surgery procedures below.

Comparison of Plastic Surgery Cost in Los Algodones Vs. US
Procedure Los Algodones, Mexico US
Rhinoplasty $3,000 $12,000
Full FaceLift $6,000 $15,000
Breast Lift $3,500 $8,500
Breast Lift with implants $4,500 $9,000
Breast Reduction $3,500 $7,275
Neck Lift $3,500 $8,725
Arm Lift $3,000 $11,000
Labiaplasty $2,000 $6,000
Otoplasty $2,800 $4200
Blepharoplasty $2,500 $4,725
Brazilian Butt-Lift $3,500 $12,000
Liposuction (1 area) $3,000 $6,175
Prices are case-dependent. Contact us to get a Free quote today!


Orthopedic

Cost of Orthopedic Surgery in Los Algodones, Mexico

Orthopedic surgeries in Los Algodones are up to 85% cheaper than in the US.

When doing knee arthroscopy in Los Algodones, you can expect to pay $3,500 on average. For the same procedure in the US, you will pay around $12,000.

Comparison of Orthopedic Surgery Cost in Los Algodones Vs. US
Procedure Los Algodones, Mexico US
Knee Arthroscopy $3,500 $12,550
Elbow Arthroscopy $3,500 $7,500
Ankle Arthroscopy $3,500 $7,570
PCL Reconstruction $3,500 $21,000
ACL Reconstruction $4,500 $30,000
Prices are case-dependent.

Furthermore, all orthopedic procedures in Los Algodones are all-inclusive!

It covers everything from ground transfers* to surgical and medical costs.

*Ground Transfers – Free travel between Airport, Hotel, and Hospital


ENT

Cost of Otorhinolaryngology Surgery in Los Algodones, Mexico

Prices in Los Algodones for ENT procedures range between $2,000 and $5,000.

When doing a septoplasty in Los Algodones, you’ll pay around $2,200. The same procedure in the US will set you back $12,600.

With up to 80% savings, ENT surgery near the Yuma border is a practical option for Americans.

Comparison of ENT Surgery costs in Los Algodones Vs. US
Procedure Los Algodones, Mexico US
Septoplasty $2,200 $12,600
Tonsillectomy $2,000 $6,380
Nasal polypectomy $5,000 $13,000
Prices are case-dependent.




Urologic

Cost of Urologic Surgery in Los Algodones, Mexico

Urology procedures are also affordable in Los Algodones.

A urologist in Los Algodones can charge you up to 67% less than what a US doctor may quote.

The table below highlights the average cost of common Urologic surgeries in Algodones.

Comparison of Urologic Surgery costs in Los Algodones Vs. US
Procedure Los Algodones, Mexico US
Circumcision $1,800 $3,000
Vasectomy $1,000 $3,000
Varicocelectomy $4,000 $7,250
Prices are case-dependent. Contact us to get a Free quote today!


Aesthet. med

Cost of Aesthetic Medicine in Los Algodones, Mexico

Aesthetic medicine in Los Algodones is a fraction of the US cost.

Let’s start with one of the popular types of cosmetic medicine — Facial Botox.

Our aesthetic clinic in Los Algodones charges a single-unit botox for $8.

The average price in the US is around $20.

However, the total cost will differ depending on how many units of botox are used.

Usually, an average treatment needs 30 to 40 units.[4]Plasticsurgery.org
What’s behind the cost of Botox and injectable fillers?
“ An average dosage of 30-40 units might be used to treat the forehead and eye area, for example,”
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See the following table for cost comparison of other cosmetic medicines

Comparison of Cosmetic Medicine costs in Los Algodones Vs. US 
Procedure Los Algodones, Mexico US
Lip Fillers $400 $1,000
Smokers Lines Fillers $400 $1,500
Chemical Peeling $100 $700
Microneedling with PRP $200 $1300
Dermapen microneedling $250 $800
Hyperhidrosis treatment $700 $3,000
Facial Botox® $8 $20
Thread lifts $130 $2,050
Prices are case-dependent.


General

Cost of General Surgery in Los Algodones, Mexico

In Los Algodones, you can get your general surgery from an experienced surgeon for less than half the US price.

See the following table for cost comparisons.

Comparison of General Surgery costs in Los Algodones Vs. US 
Procedure Los Algodones, Mexico US
Gallbladder removal surgery (Laparoscopic) $2,800 $15,250
Hemorrhoid surgery $2,000 $9,600
Groin hernia surgery $4,500 12,500
Umbilical hernia repair $2,000 $11,000
Prices are case-dependent.


 

Los Algodones Surgery Package Inclusions

The fair price doesn’t just end with getting your surgery; it also covers the following amenities:

  • Lodging in Los Algodones (Hotel Cielito Lindo or Hacienda)
  • Shuttle service (From-to the Yuma airport & from-to the Yuma border)
  • 24/7 assistance

Los Algodones Best Medical Center

MTC works with the best hospital in Los Algodones, Mexico – Baja Surgery Center.

It is the largest and only medical center to offer outpatient surgeries in Los Algodones.

You can get same-day procedures in plastic, orthopedic, general, and otorhinolaryngology.

Baja Surgery Center | Los Algodones Best Medical Center

Baja Surgery Center

Benefits of Medical Services in Los Algodones

Low-cost – Los Algodones surgery prices are 3-4 times less than in the US

Easy travel – 20 mins drive (7 miles) from Yuma Airport (YUM)

High-quality services – US-trained doctors, state-of-the-art facilities

No communication hurdle – English-speaking medical staff

No waiting times – Surgeries in Los Algodones are performed without delay

Safe treatments – Follow safety standards set by the Mexican government

Accreditations: AMCPER, CMCPER, COFEPRIS

FAQs About Low-cost Surgeries in Los Algodones


How much to save with Los Algodones’ medical procedures?

On average, Los Algodones surgery prices are between 67 – 86% lower than in the US.

Below are the Los Algodones savings for various procedures.

Procedure Average savings
Urologic surgery 67%
Plastic surgery 75%
General surgery 82%
ENT surgery 83%
Orthopedic surgery 85%
Aesthetic medicine 86%


How can I pay for surgeries in Los Algodones, Mexico?

You can pay the cost of surgeries in Los Algodones with cash, credit cards, and personal or traveler’s checks.


How much does a liposuction cost in Los Algodones?

Liposuction in Algodones ranges between $3,000 and $3,750, depending on the number of areas treated.

For example, one area of lipo costs $3,000, 2 areas of lipo $3,500, and 3 areas of liposuction $3,750.

Algodones is more affordable than the US, where lipo surgery costs more than $6,000.


How much is botox injections in Algodones?

The average price of botox injections in Los Algodones is 8 USD per unit.

While in the US, it can be as much as 20 USD.

The prices differ depending on the areas to be treated and how many units are used.

However, you can expect to save 60  – 70% on your procedure.


How much does it cost to get lip fillers in Los Algodones?

The cost of lip fillers in Los Algodones is around $400, while it is above $1,000 in the US.

This means you can save up to 86% by getting fillers in Los Algodones.


How much is ankle surgery in Los Algodones, Mexico?

The average price of ankle arthroscopy in Algodones is $3,500.

The same costs $12,550 in the US.


How much is a facelift in Los Algodones?

The average cost of a facelift in Los Algodones is around $6,000.

In contrast, the same procedure starts at $15,000 in the US

You can save over 60% on a full facelift in Algodones based on average prices.


Is Los Algodones a safe place to do surgery?

Getting affordable surgeries in Los Algodones is entirely safe.

Experienced and highly-skilled doctors perform the procedures.

Many of the doctors providing care to Americans in Mexico are trained in the US.

They apply the same medical standards as in the States.[5]Border Report
Study finds medical and dental care south of the border are good options for Americans
“… many of the doctors providing care to Americans in Mexico were actually trained in the United States and apply the same medical standards found north of the border…”
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Plus, our partner medical center is state-of-the-art.

With COFEPRIS accreditation, they follow strict sterilization protocols and offer safe treatments.

So, you’ll be in safe hands for your surgery.

In terms of safety, Los Algodones is much safer than many other cities in Mexico.[6]Breaking Travel News
The Dental Tourism Season in Los Algodones
“There are no significant crime issues in Los Algodones and the U.S. government has officially declared the town as being a safe tourist destination.”
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You need not worry; millions of Americans cross the border yearly for health care.[7]Hazlitt
Molar City
“Every year roughly 120,000 Canadians and Americans cross the border into Los Algodones.”
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Conclusion

Affordable surgeries in Los Algodones, Mexico, come as a savior to uninsured & underinsured Americans.

They can get their desired surgery at 65 – 85% of the US costs without compromising quality.

Moreover, all-inclusive surgery packages in Los Algodones are a relief for those who are on a budget trip.

Still have doubts? Don’t worry! Feel free to contact us!

References

  1. Mexico Daily News: It was cotton but now it’s medical tourism
  2. WebMD: Cost of Medical Care Leads to Delays for Many Americans
  3. HuffPost: Medical Tourism Was Booming In Mexican Border Towns
  4. ASPS: What’s behind the cost of Botox and injectable fillers?
  5. Border Report: Medical & dental care south of the border are good options for Americans
  6. Breaking Travel News: The Dental Tourism Season in Los Algodones
  7. Hazlitt: Molar City