Are medical treatments in your country costing you a fortune? Medical tourism in Lithuania is the solution to all your wellness woes. Lithuania offers affordable yet high-quality treatments to its patients. Also, you can save up to 70% of the UK and US costs.

Let us guide you through all the procedures, costs, and other details. Read ahead to know more!

Why Choose Medical Tourism in Lithuania?

High-Quality Treatment

  • Lithuania has flourished in terms of healthcare in recent years.[1] The country offers top-quality treatments by using the latest technology. Also, the state monitors and funds the medical institutions, which means that you'll get the highest standard of care.[2]
  • Moreover, the healthcare system in Lithuania meets the conditions set by the European Union.[3]


  • Lithuania is the place if you're looking for the best medical solutions at affordable rates. The country offers healthcare at low costs due to the low cost of living.[4]
  • Hence, medical tourism in Lithuania can help you save more than 60% of the costs than in the UK and US.

Experienced Doctors

  • Doctors in Lithuania are highly skilled and have graduated from the top institutes in the country. In short, we make sure you're in safe hands for your treatment.


  • Bring together affordable treatments with a relaxing holiday, and you have a deal worth grabbing.
  • Lithuania has a lot to offer to its visitors - from UNESCO heritage sites to breezy beaches, there's a lot worth exploring. 

Cost of Surgery in Lithuania

Lithuania can help you save up to 70% of the treatment cost than in the UK and the US. The cost of hip replacement surgery in Lithuania is €6,340 and €18,280 in the UK and $40,000 in the US.

The cost of knee surgery in Lithuania is €7,040. The same costs €18,805 in the UK and $50,000 in the US.

Furthermore, you can check out the price difference listed below for other procedures available in Lithuania.

Medical Treatment in Lithuania Cost Comparison
Procedures Lithuania (€/$) UK (€) US ($)
Hip Replacement 6,340/8,096 18,280 40,000
Knee Replacement 7,040/8,990 18,805 50,000
ACL Knee ligament surgery 2,900/3,703 7,716 10,450
Sleeve gastrectomy 5,450/6,960 11,870 27,000
Gastric bypass surgery 5,450/6,960 17,805 20,000
Full facelift (forehead, middle and lower part) 5,300/6,768 11,870 12,000
Full nose correction 2,950/3,767 8,310 9,800
Lip augmentation with fat 1,875/2,394 4,748 6,000
Breast augmentation with round implants 3,050/3,895 9,500 10,000
Tummy tuck 3,100/3,958 10,685 15,000
Liposuction (1 area) 580/740 4,380 3,640
Buttock lift 2,800/3,575 8,310 12,000
*Prices are case dependent

The cost of treatment in Lithuania is inclusive of:

  • Consultation
  • Airport transfers
  • Hotel-to-clinic transfers
  • Surgery
  • Check-ups
  • Medications and Hospitalization

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Popular Medical Treatments in Lithuania

Lithuania offers treatments in cosmetic surgery, bariatric surgery, and orthopaedic surgery. Moreover, you'll get quality care at cheap rates.
Popular Medical Treatments in Lithuania

Medical Treatments in Lithuania

Plastic Surgery Lithuania

Many cosmetic procedures in Lithuania include breast augmentation, facelift, nose correction, lip augmentation, tummy tuck, liposuction, and more.

You can get famous cosmetic procedures such as breast augmentation in Lithuania for only €3,050.

If you opt for the surgery in the UK, it'll cost a whopping €9,500 and $10,000 in the US.

In short, you can save more than ~67% of the cost!

Weight Loss Surgery Lithuania

Lithuania offers many weight loss options.

You can get a gastric sleeve and gastric bypass surgery in the country at low costs.

The cost of a gastric sleeve in Lithuania is €5,450 compared to €11,870 in the UK and $27,000 in the US. 

Medical Tourism in Lithuania

Healthcare in Lithuania

Lithuania has made advances in revamping its health system.

So, the legal and institutional framework for providing health care is robust and well-functioning.[5]

The state actively supports and monitors the country's medical institutions, all held to the highest ideals.

Also, as a member of the EU, Lithuania sticks to all of its high-quality healthcare rules and directives.

In addition to that, Patients' Rights are assured at Lithuanian clinics to all.[6]

Top Clinics and Hospitals in Lithuania

Choosing a trustworthy clinic can be a hassle. Hence, we've picked out the best hospitals in the country for you.

Nord Clinic, Kaunas

Nord Clinic is one of the Baltic States’ well-recognized clinics. They have more than 12 years of global experience, and 90% of their patients are foreigners.

The clinic has a team of more than 23 board-certified experts who perform 4,000 procedures yearly.

Best Doctors in Lithuania

We bring to you the finest doctors in the country. Doctors in Lithuania are highly qualified and experienced. Further, they have graduated from top universities in the country and are capable of providing quality treatments.

Dr. Sarunas Tarasevicius

15 years



Orthopedic surgery


Lund University, Sweden

  • Performed 5,000+ joint surgeries
  • President, Lithuanian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (LOTD)
  • Co-authored 150+ scientific articles and 50+ publications in medical journals
Dr. Almantas Maleckas

23 years



Bariatric surgery


Kaunas University of Medicine

  • Conducted over 7,000+ bariatric surgeries
  • UK General Medical Council (GMC) certified surgeon
  • Did residencies in Germany, Greece, Switzerland, Sweden and the US
Dr. Andrius Pajeda

12 years



Plastic surgery


Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

  • Performs 300+ cosmetic surgeries yearly
  • Trained in cosmetic surgery in Lithuania and abroad

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Abdominal Plastic Surgery in Lithuania: Before After

Is Medical Tourism in Lithuania Safe?

Lithuania ranks 37th on the Global Peace Index with a score of 1.689.[7] Although there have been reports of petty crimes such as pickpocketing,[8] violent crimes are rare in Lithuania.[9]

Lithuania has declared a state of emergency across the country in response to Russian military activity in Ukraine. Follow the authorities' instructions and keep your ID on you.

Source: Smart Traveller[10]

As a medical tourist, you need to do thorough research about the hospital or the clinic you're considering. Therefore, some safety pointers to keep in mind are:

  • Language
  • Technology used
  • The license of the hospital/clinic
  • Patient reviews and testimonials
  • Qualifications of the doctors/surgeons

Travel Tips

  • Call 112 in case of an emergency.
  • Don't leave your belongings unattended in public.
  • Carry a photo ID at all times when travelling to Lithuania.
  • Be cautious of pickpockets and avoid unlit areas at night.
  • It is advisable to buy bus and trolleybus tickets in advance.
  • Don't leave your drinks or food alone at bars or restaurants.
  • Don't take unregistered taxis. Ask your hotel to call one for you.
  • Don't photograph or film the national and military assets without permission.

Source: GOV.UK[11]

How to Reach Lithuania

The easiest way to travel to Lithuania is via air. Vilnius airport is the largest in the country and has served almost 3 million passengers each year.[12]

Also, our partner clinic is only an hour away from Vilnius. So, you can either take a taxi or train, as per your preference.

Flight Duration to Lithuania
From Duration
London 2h 30m (Nonstop)
Paris 4h 30m (1 stop)
Toronto 11h (1 stop)
New York 11h 5m (1 stop)
Los Angeles 15h 20m (1 stop)
Vancouver 16h 21m (2 stops)

Travel Within Lithuania

Lithuania has an extensive transport system of buses and trolleybuses.

The municipality owns them, and they require the same ticket.

The trolleybuses are more frequent, and you can get one every 10-20 minutes.

On the other hand, buses serve the less popular routes and go once in merely 2 hours.[13]

Also, you can hire taxis via phone, a mobile app, or hail one on the street.

Public transport is available from 4:30 am to 10:30 pm.[14]

Medical Tourism in Lithuania

Documents Required

Visa: Lithuania is a party to the Schengen Agreement.

  • Citizens of Schengen countries can travel to Lithuania without any visa. However, the duration of stay varies depending on the nationality.
  • To visit Lithuania for a short stay for tourism, all visa-free citizens outside the Schengen zone will need to pre-register for ETIAS online by 2022.
  • Citizens who require a visa must apply for one in advance at an embassy or consulate.

Source: Online Visa[15]

Note that, without a visa, you can visit nations in the Schengen area for up to 90 days in any 180-day period.[16]

Passport: Make sure that your passport is valid for at least 3 months after your duration of stay. Also, it should have at least 2 blank pages.[17]

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Lithuania is during late spring or summer. The weather is fine enough for tourists to stroll around during these seasons.[18]

On the other hand, winters are freezing, and the temperatures drop below -25°C.[19]

Best Time to Visit Lithuania

Best Time for Medical Tourism in Lithuania 


Lithuanian is the official language of Lithuania. However, English is also popular amongst 80% of the youth in the country.[20]


The Euro (EUR) is the currency of Lithuania. The euro is further divided into 100 cents.

SIM Card

SIM cards in Lithuania are available at low costs and offer great speeds. For LTE services, Tele2 and Telia cover 99% of the population in Lithuania.[21]

Where Can I Stay?

We can help you book hotels as per your requirements. Our partner clinic recommends the hotels listed below.

  • Moxy Kaunas Center
  • Radisson Hotel Kaunas

Things To Do in Lithuania

Lithuania offers an array of experiences to its visitors. You can go about the country easily, and the distances are short.

Vilnius Old Town

Vilnius Old Town is a gorgeous UNESCO World Heritage Site famed for its winding cobblestone lanes, picturesque churches, and medieval buildings.[22]

Moreover, you can explore Castle Street, which is lined with cafes and restaurants.

The shops in the area sell amber jewellery and linen, which is famous in Lithuania.

Vilnius Old Town in Lithuania

Gediminas' Castle

Gediminas' Castle offers a beautiful view of the Old Town. It is an easy walk up the hill to reach the site.

Also, you can check out the exhibition about the history of the Castle and the Baltic Way.

Gediminas' Castle in Lithuania

Curonian Spit

It is a sandy and wooded cultural landscape on a coastal spit.

The site is one of a kind with small Curonian lagoon settlements.

Curonian Spit in Lithuania

Trakai Castle

The castle stands on an island on Lake Galve, the deepest in Lithuania.[23]

You can reach the castle by crossing a long wooden bridge.

During summer, several events are hosted in the castle’s courtyard.

Also, you can check out the museum inside the castle that has exhibitions of Grand Duke of Lithuania.

Trakai Castle in Lithuania

Atomic Bunker

The bunker is located 6 meters below the ground.[24] The collection inside the museum is one of a kind, with the largest range of gas masks, even for kids and horses.

In addition to that, you can check out the secret surveillance equipment and devices showcased here.

Beetroot Soup

Beetroot Soup

Chilled Borscht

Chilled Borscht

Potato Pancakes

Potato Pancakes





Healthcare in Lithuania is modern and of excellent quality. The state funds the system via the national health insurance scheme.

The hospitals have the latest equipment and are capable of performing complex surgeries.[25]

Lithuanian healthcare is of top quality. The number of doctors per 1000 people is larger in Lithuania than in most Western countries.

Moreover, the hospitals are well-equipped and apt to perform complex surgeries. Also, the doctors are highly qualified and well-recognized for their expertise.[26]

Surgery in Lithuania is ~70% cheaper than in the UK. However, low costs do not affect the quality of treatment you'll receive.

The cost of gastric sleeve surgery in Lithuania is €5,450. The same costs €11,870 in the UK and $27,000 in the US. The cost of a tummy tuck in Lithuania is €3,100, €10,685 in the UK, and $15,000 in the US.

Although it is required, the various guarantees of your Lithuania travel insurance will keep you safe.

While you must show proof of travel insurance for Lithuania when applying for a Schengen Visa, this insurance may prove to be quite handy.

Overall, Lithuania is a safe country to travel to. Although there are moderate crimes such as pickpocketing, violent crimes are rate in the country.

Also, there are no dangerous areas or ghettos that you should avoid. However, you're advised to stay clear of unlit areas at night.


Lithuania offers high-quality treatments at ~30% of the cost of Western countries. In addition to that, you can explore the beautiful Baltic states and enjoy a relaxing vacation.

Overall, a trip to Lithuania will be worth your time and money.

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