Urology is the study of the urinary tract and male reproductive system. Urologists are doctors whose specialty is treating disorders of the urethra, bladder, kidneys, and male sex organs. In the US and UK, the cost of treating urological disorders can be several thousands of dollars or pounds. For example, kidney stone treatment in males and females can cost $12,000 or £8,000. Inguinal hernia repair in males can cost around $9,500 or £6,000. Though insurance usually covers the cost of treatment, patients with little or no insurance can save money with urology overseas. The cost of urology overseas is usually less than a half or a third of the cost in the US and UK.
The top Latin American destinations for urology overseas are Mexico, Argentina, and Costa Rica. Here, the cost of treating the bladder, kidney, and male sex organs is quite low. For example, the costs of a vasectomy or vasectomy reversal is often less than $250 or £150. The cost of kidney stone and bladder stone removal is less than $5,000 or £3,000. Urologists overseas often study urology in some of the best medical schools in the US and UK. Most doctors and nurses speak English, so patients can discuss their needs and concerns. Doctors who specialize in urology overseas have access to the latest precision tools and imaging devices. They can perform laparoscopic surgeries that have a low risk of complications and infections. They can also diagnose bladder and kidney disorders with high-tech cystoscopes and catheters. Patients will receive excellent care when they opt for urology overseas.