Iran ranks among the top 10 countries in orthopedics. Iranian surgeons perform high quality orthopedic surgeries at prices which are more affordable than those in other nations.
Many patients came from countries such as Azerbaijan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Qatar and Persian Gulf littoral states to Iran for orthopedic surgeries.
Iran boasts good and state-of-the-art orthopedic equipment and facilities. Orthopedic services which are most in demand in Iran pertain to knee surgeries and treatment of bone fractures.
Dr. Gholamali Akasheh _ member of Iranian Orthopedic Association_ said “In terms of medical knowledge and experience, Iran’s standing is quite high. We are at par with countries such as US, UK, France, Japan and Germany in this field.” He said “Iranian Orthopedic Surgeons Association was established in 1973. It is one of the oldest associations in the country. It expanded after the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Currently, all orthopedists (numbering 850) are members of the association, he concluded”.
Patients with joint diseases, knee arthritis, and weight gain related joint problems can take advantage of high quality Orthopedic care services such as knee surgeries and treatment of bone fractures. Iran’s professional doctors and surgeons with high medical knowledge and experience, are at par with highly advanced countries in this field.
Orthopedics in Iran is a specialty of immense breadth and variety. Orthopedic surgeons treat a wide variety of diseases and conditions, including: fractures and dislocations, torn ligaments, sprains, and strains, tendon injuries, pulled muscles, and bursitis, ruptured discs, sciatica, low back pain, and scoliosis, knock knees, bow legs, bunions, and hammer toes, arthritis and osteoporosis, bone tumors, muscular dystrophy and cerebral palsy, club foot and unequal leg length, abnormalities of the fingers and toes and growth abnormalities.
Orthopedic surgeries include 7 items:
1- Knee 2- Hip 3- Foot and Ankle 4- Shoulder 5- Elbow, Wrist and Hand 6- Orthopedic Spine 7- Pediatric orthopedics
- Total Knee Replacement
- Total Hip Replacement
- Total Ankle Replacement
- Total Shoulder Replacement
- Elbow, Wrist and Hand Joint Replacement
- Meniscus Repair
- Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Reconstruction
- Achilles Tendon Repair
- Disc Hernia Surgery
- Spinal Fusion