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Severance Hospital

Medical Tourism to Seoul, South Korea - Severance Hospital of Yonsei UniversitySeverance Hospital of Yonsei University, located in Seoul, South Korea, is at the forefront of modern medicine. Originally founded by an American missionary in 1885, the facility has undergone significant changes, including the addition of a new 24-story, 1,006-bed hospital building, which opened in May of 2005. Overall, Severance houses an astounding 2,000 + beds, making it among the largest hospitals in Asia. Severance is the first and currently only Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited facility in the country.
 
Severance has a fully enabled computerized physician order entry system and regularly uses remote, efficient interdisciplinary consultations on patients.
 
The hospital has doctors and nurses who are fluent in several languages, including English. It also offers an entire floor of VIP patient rooms that include hardwood floors, personal computers and DVD players.

Estimated Costs for Select Procedures*
 
Procedure
Southeastern US
Average Charge
Severance Hospital,
South Korea
Heart Bypass (CABG x 4)
$144,317
$29,500 - $31,500
Heart Valve Replacement
$177,665
$35,000 - $37,500
Hip Replacement
$100,047
$15,500 - $17,000
Knee Replacement
$65,918
$13,500 - $15,000
Spinal Fusion
$103,761
N/A
Hysterectomy (Vaginal)
$31,474
N/A
Average
$103,864
$22,600

To schedule care at Severance or any our network facilities, please contact us.

 

*Estimates are based on exchange rates as of October 2014. Hospitals charge in local currency, so actual costs depend on the exchange rate. Estimates do not include travel and costs which may arise from unforeseen complications. Savings on other procedures may vary.