Orchiectomy Procedure

In this article, we have covered the following aspects of Orchitectomy procedure:

  • Best Hospitals in India for Orchitectomy procedure
  • Top Specialists in India for Orchitectomy procedure
  • Cost of Orchitectomy procedure
  • Understanding Orchitectomy procedure

Best Doctors and Hospitals in India for Orchitectomy procedure

Following is a list of the most reputed specialists in India for Orchiectomy.
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Doctor ImageDr. NameSpecialtyHospital AssociatedContact DoctorCity
Dr Sanjay GogoiDr. Sanjay GogoiUrologistFortis Memorial Research InstituteGurgaon
Dr. Shafique AhmedDr. Shafique AhmedUrologistFortis Memorial Research InstituteGurgaon
Dr. Ramesh MahajanDr. Ramesh MahajanUrologistFortis Hospital, MulundMumbai
Dr. Prof. P.B. SivaramanDr. Prof. P.B. SivaramanUrologistFortis Malar Hospital Chennai
Dr. Pankaj N MaheshwariDr. Pankaj N MaheshwariUrologistFortis Hospital, MulundMumbai
Dr. Prithwiraj GhoshalDr. Prithwiraj GhoshalUrologistFortis Hospital AnandapurKolkata
Dr Mohan KeshavamurthyDr. Mohan KeshavamurthyUrologistFortis HospitalBangalore
Dr. Sasanka Sekhar SahaDr. Sasanka Sekhar SahaUrologistFortis HospitalKolkata
Dr Dushyant NadarDr. Dushyant NadarUrologistFortis Hospital, Noida Noida
Dr Rajeev SoodDr. (Col.) Rajeev SoodUrologistFortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall HospitalDelhi
Dr Mukut MinzDr. Mukut MinzUrologistFortis HospitalPunjab
Dr. Yuvraja TBDr. Yuvaraja T.BUrologistKokilaben Dhirubai Ambani HospitalMumbai
Dr. N RagavanDr. N RagavanSurgical UrologistGlobal HospitalsChennai
Dr. Muruganandham KDr. Muruganandham KUrologistGlobal HospitalsChennai
Dr. G C MalakondaiahDr. G C MalakondaiahUrologistGleneagles Global Hospitals, Lakadi-ka-pulHyderabad
Dr. Pradeep RaoDr. Pradeep RaoUrologistGlobal HospitalMumbai
Dr. Anurag KhaitanDr. Anurag KhaitanUrologistParas HospitalGurgaon
Dr. Rajesh TanejaDr. Rajesh TanejaUrologistIndraprastha Apollo HospitalNew Delhi
Dr. Ajit SaxenaDr. Ajit SaxenaUrologistIndraprastha Apollo HospitalNew Delhi
Dr. K Rama RajuDr. K Rama RajuUrologistCARE HospitalsHyderabad
Dr. Siva Raj ManoharanDr. Siva Raj ManoharanUrologistCARE HospitalsHyderabad
Dr. B V Rama RajuDr. B V Rama RajuUrologistCARE HospitalsHyderabad
Dr Aditya PradhanDr. (Lt. Col.) Aditya PradhanUrologistBLK Super Specialty HospitalDelhi
Dr H S BhatyalDr. H. S. BhatyalUrologistBLK Super Specialty HospitalDelhi
Dr. Anant KumarDr. Anant KumarUrologistMax Super Specialty HospitalDelhi
Dr. Amit K DevraDr. Amit K DevraUrological SurgeonJaypee HospitalNoida
Dr. Mohammed Ayub SiddiquiDr. Mohammed Ayub SiddiquiUrologistWockhardt HospitalsMumbai
Dr. M. MadaiahDr. M.MadaiahUrologistThe Bangalore HospitalBangalore
Dr. Madhav KamatDr. Madhav KamatUrologistSir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research CentreMumbai
Dr. Prabir BasuDr. Prabir BasuUrologistNarayana Multispeciality HospitalKolkata

Cost of Orchitectomy procedure

The cost of Orchiectomy in India depends up on whether the patient has to undergo Unilateral or Bilateral Orchiectomy.  The average cost of the procedure starts at USD 1300 and can go up to USD 2800.

Orchitectomy procedure

Orchiectomy (Orchi) or orchidectomy is a surgery to remove one or both (bilateral orchiectomy) testicles in men. Done under local or general anesthesia as the case may be (Simple, Subcapsular, and inguinal type), it takes between 30 minutes to an hour to perform.

Also known as castration, an orchiectomy is done for many conditions such as to treat cancer, tumor or to lower the male sex hormone (testosterone) level in the body.

Who undergo Orchiectomy?

Cancer patients – The procedure is recommended to patients having testicular or prostate cancer, or the male breast cancer, as testosterone helps these types of cancer to grow and spread to other organs.

Undescended testicle (cryptorchidism) condition in children – Sometimes, those who have an undescended testicle beyond the age of puberty are also advised an orchiectomy to prevent cancer.

Gender reassignment – A bilateral orchiectomy is one of the gender change surgeries, from male to female gender reassignment.

Recovery after Orchiectomy

After the surgery patient may feel nauseated. Little pain and swelling will be there which would be care taken by the doctor through medications. The hospital stay is of one day. The rest for a day or two is recommended. Patient can get back to normal activities thereafter.

Some precautions for about two-three weeks would be advised like drinking more fluids and avoiding weight lifting, vigorous exercises, or sexual activity.

Note (for foreign patients):

Besides South Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka), every year, India gets thousands of medical tourists from African countries- Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda, Ghana, Somalia,Gambia etc and Middle Eastern countries like Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Oman, UAE, Yemen etc. Hence, if you are a citizen of any of these countries, there is good likelihood that you will be meeting some fellow citizens or same language speakers in the major hospitals in India. Almost all the top hospitals have translators for people of these region. Our patient support team is also well placed to assist you.

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