Circumcision abroad

Circumcision is a surgical removal operation of skin sheltering the tip or head of the penis. The circumcision procedure is more relatively done in new-born babies as at that time pain is bearable. In most areas of the world, circumcision is more often a religious ritual performed to maintain personal hygiene and prevent diseases. Religions like Islam, Jew, and tribes of Australia and Africa are more in performing the circumcision. Some complications are also involved in circumcision like the skin may be cut too long or too short, maybe skin doesn’t recover as expected. In medical terms, circumcision is done when a person is facing a problem to pull the skin of the penis back as it is hard to retract.

How much does circumcision cost?

The circumcision varies between the range of $130 to $1500.

Which other Urology treatments can I find abroad?

At Mozocare, you can find Prostatectomy Abroad, Cystoscopy Abroad, Testicular Biopsy Abroad, Urostomy Abroad, etc.

Cost of Circumcision around world

# Country Average Cost Starting Cost Highest Cost
1 Spain $1440 $1440 $1440

What affects the final cost of Circumcision?

There are many factors that can affect the costs

  • Types of Surgery performed
  • Experience of the surgeon
  • Choice of hospital & Technology
  • Rehabilitation cost after surgery
  • Insurance Coverage can affect a person's out of pocket expenses
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About Circumcision

Circumcision is a surgical procedure to remove the foreskin which covers the glans penis (the tip of the penis). The procedure can be done by cutting around the foreskin with a scalpel, under either a local or general anesthetic. In young patients, there is also the option to use a compression ring, which is applied and causes the foreskin to fall off after several weeks.

Recommended for Circumcision may be a solution in cases of chronic urinary tract infections (UTIs), phimosis (tight foreskin), frenulum breve (a short frenulum), or balanoposthitis (inflammation of the glans and foreskin). Time requirements Number of days in hospital 1 . Overnight stay not required. Average length of stay abroad 4 days. Although patients can usually fly straight away, it may be uncomfortable sitting for a long flight. A circumcised and an uncircumcised penis. 

Before Procedure / Treatment

Depending on the cause for circumcision, doctors may want to try alternative treatment options first.

For example, phimosis can sometimes be treated with regular exercises to slowly, manually retract the foreskin over the glans.,

How it Performed?

The penis and surrounding area are cleaned, and an anesthetic is injected at the base of the penis, or else applied to the penis as a cream. For children, a clamp or plastic ring will be attached to the end of the penis, and the foreskin will be removed via this method. Adults may wish to have the procedure done with general anesthesia, so that they are unconscious throughout.

The surgeon will usually make an incision downwards in the foreskin, and then cut away the loose foreskin. Afterwards, the penis will be covered with an ointment, such as petroleum jelly, and wrapped with gauze. Anesthesia Local or general anesthetic. Procedure duration The Circumcision takes 30 to 30 minutes. The foreskin is removed, exposing the glans.,


Post procedure care After surgery, it may be painful to pass urine. A dressing is usually applied, and should be worn for the first few days. Applying petroleum jelly (such as Vaseline) to the glans penis may prevent the dressing from sticking, and soaking the dressing in water can help to remove it.

If non-dissolvable stitches are used, patients should return to the clinic to get these removed. Patients should avoid sexual activity for around 4 to 6 weeks to allow the area to heal properly.

Possible discomfort Adult and adolescent subjects are usually advised to take over-the-counter painkillers in the evenings for a week afterwards to help with discomfort caused by erections in the night.,

Top 10 Hospitals for Circumcision

Following are the best 10 hospitals for Circumcision in the world:

# Hospital Country City Price
1 BLK-MAX Super Specialty Hospital India New Delhi ---    
2 Chiangmai Ram Hospital Thailand Chiang Mai ---    
3 Medipol Mega University Hospital Turkey Istanbul ---    
4 Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwant... India Bangalore ---    
5 Gangnam Severance Hospital South Korea Seoul ---    
6 Hirslanden Clinique Cecil Switzerland Lausanne ---    
7 Fortis Hospital Bangalore India Bangalore ---    
8 National Taiwan University Hospital Taiwan Taipei ---    
9 Inje University Ilsan Paik Hospital South Korea Goyang ---    
10 Asan Medical Center South Korea Seoul ---    

Best doctors for Circumcision

Following are the best doctors for Circumcision in the world:

1 Dr Bibaswan Ghosh General Surgeon Max Super Specialty Hospi...
2 Dr. Mrinal Pahwa Urologist Apollo Hospital Hyderabad
3 Dr. A. S. Bawa Urologist Fortis Hospital Mohali
4 Dr. Git Kah Ann Urologist Pantai Hospital, Penang
5 Dr. Avi Beri Urologist Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical...
6 Prof. Nathan Gofrit Ofer Urologist Hadassah Medical Center

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The information on this page was reviewed and approved by Mozocare team. This page was updated on 28 Jul, 2020.

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