Cost of Medical Procedures in the Bahamas

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Medical tourism has gained popularity in recent years due to the cost savings travelers receive compared to their home countries. The Bahamas also offers lower priced medical procedures that are also high quality and held to the standards of many other well-developed countries. Savings could be anywhere between 10 to 60 percent, depending on the type of medical treatment sought.

The following data represents the potential savings medical tourists could expect when traveling to the Bahamas for medical procedures. The statistics are categorized by type and popularity of procedure.

Cosmetic Surgeries

  • Breast Augmentation (Implants): $9,000 in U.S., $6,200 in the Bahamas, 31% savings
  • Tummy Tuck: $13,000 in U.S., $9,300 in the Bahamas, 29% savings
  • Breast Reduction: $13,000 in U.S., $10,000 in the Bahamas, 24% savings
  • Brow Lift (Forehead Lift): $11,000 in U.S., $4,500 in the Bahamas, 60% savings
  • Face Lift (Rhytidectomy): $14,500 in U.S., $8,200 in the Bahamas, 44% savings
  • Arm Lift (Brachioplasty): $10,000 in U.S., $5,900 in the Bahamas, 41% savings

Orthopedic Surgeries

  • Hip Replacement: $28,000 in the U.S., $25,000 in the Bahamas, 11% savings
  • Knee Replacement: $25,000 in the U.S., $22,000 in the Bahamas, 12% savings
  • Athroscopy: $12,300 in the U.S., $5,700 in the Bahamas, 54% savings

Bariatric Weight Loss Surgeries

  • Gastric Sleeve: $22,000 in the U.S., $10,000 in the Bahamas, 55% savings
  • Lap Band: $21,000 in the U.S., $10,000 in the Bahamas, 53% savings
  • Gastric Plication: $25,000 in the U.S., $10,000 in the Bahamas, 60% savings