I'm having a total thyroidectomy next Tuesday, February 5th. I will have two surgeons performing the surgery and their fee is $3,800. I'm having my surgery at a surgery center affiliated with a hospital in and staying overnight. They told me their estimated cost would be $10,000 - $12,000. And, the bills for the anestesiologist and the pathologist (because my thyroid is coming out for cancer suspicion) will come separate. I'm guessing that will be another $1,000 or two. So, in total about $16,000 for a total thyroidectomy for cancer suspicion. I live in Indiana. I'm not sure how this compares to others out there but these numbers are fresh on my mind since my surgery is coming up in four days.
I live in FL and had a total thyroidectomy. My charges were closer to $30,000 all said and done. I had to reamin in the hospital for an additional day due to my calcium levels not coming back up. My insurance paid a substantial portion but those bills still do add up. I wish you all the best in your surgery and recovery.
I had a partial but had to stay extra night and full path workup, too .. mine was between $15,000-$20,000 .. I didn't delve into it too far bcz insurance and hosp are still fighting it out for the extra night's stay but I am not responsible bcz of they deemed it necessary to keep me even though insurance said send her home!
I actually had a total thyroidectomy and a lubal ligation at the same time. (I know, I was the laughing stock of the hospital for two days....) Total with anesthesia, both surgeries, and two days hospital stay, my surgery cost $15,000. I live in New Mexico. :)
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