Costa Rica’s Hospital La Catolica is a new concept in private hospitals in Costa Rica, that of a hospital hotel with all the service that that implies.  Costa Rica is an amazing medical destination, one that sees thousands of medical tourists from The United Sates and Canada every year.

Why Hospital La Catolica Is An Excellent Choice For Orthopedic Surgery

  • The cost for orthopedic procedures at Hospital La Catolica in Costa Rica can be 70-75% less than in The United States, even after all expenses like flight, accommodations, and transportation;
  • The cost for orthopedic procedures at Hospital La Catolica is considerably less than the other private hospitals in Costa Rica with equal or better care;
  • Costa Rica is usually considered one of the top medical tourism destinations in the world with its high quality facilities, internationally trained physicians, and affordable prices,
  • FDA approved materials;
  • The World health organization ranks the Costa Rica healthcare system higher than The US healthcare system;
  • The hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission International (JCI), the highest accrediting body in international healthcare;
  • The hospital was designed to have a superior hotel feel for patients’ optimal recovery in body and mind;
  • Costa Rica is a very safe country, often called the ‘Switzerland of Central America’ as it has no standing army;
  • Costa Rica is one of the most literate countries in the world, has a life expectancy greater than the US due in large part to its high quality medical care, and is the country with the highest global ranking for quality of life.’
  • There are direct, convenient flights from cities like Miami, Houston, Dallas, Atlanta, Charlotte, Los Angeles,  Newark, and Toronto with flight times as little as 2 3/4 hours;

Package Prices And Inclusions

Knee Replacement:  10 Night Package

$13,500 USD

  • Return airfare for the patient (to a maximum of $500);
  • Costa Rica destination guide;
  • $25,000 medical complication insurance included with every procedure for your peace of mind;
  • Airport pickup and drop-off;
  • Basic preoperative tests including x-ray;
  • 2 nights accommodation in a private hospital room including patient meals;
  • 8 nights accommodation at Hospital Hotel Posado El Convento, the hospital’s recovery center;
  • 3 sessions of physiotherapy;
  • Doctor, hospital, and nursing fees, prosthesis, and basic medication;

Not Included

  • Companion airfare;
  • Additional nights (as desired);

Hip Replacement:  10  Night Package

$14,900 USD

  • Return airfare for the patient (to a maximum of $500);
  • Costa Rica destination guide;
  • $25,000 medical complication insurance included with every procedure for your peace of mind;
  • Airport pickup and drop-off;
  • Basic preoperative tests including x-ray;
  • 2 nights accommodation in a private hospital room including patient meals;
  • 8 nights accommodation at Hospital Hotel Posado El Convento, the hospital’s recovery center;
  • 3 sessions of physiotherapy;
  • Doctor, hospital, and nursing fees, prosthesis, and basic medication;

Not Included

  • Companion airfare;
  • Additional nights (as needed);

Other Packages

Contact Us to learn more about other affordable orthopedic procedures in Costa Rica including hip resurfacing, shoulder joint replacement, and ACL repair.

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