International Patients

International Patients

See American patient's testimonial for a hip resurfacing surgery done by Dr.Venkatachalam

Madras Joint Replacement Centre( MJRC)- Restoring mobility & flexibility

International patients section

The MJRC has done hip replacement for patients from US, UK, Greece, Asia & Africa.
You can get a free opinion from the surgeon. Just E mail : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Why choose MJRC for  your Hip resurfacing & replacements?

  • Experienced surgeon & anesthetist qualified at top universities and Royal college of surgeons of UK and trained at some of the best centers for hip surgery in the UK.
  • World class
  • Zero waiting time for your surgery
  • World class facilities - Include air-conditioned private rooms or suites with cable TV, Internet, companion couch, room service, English speaking nurses. An international patient coordinator will make your life easy.
  • Affordable costs - World class surgery at 70- 80 percent savings.
  • You can watch our international patients stories here

Formalities- Overseas patients traveling to India will need a visa issued by the Indian embassy or High commission in your country. A tourist or medical visa is easy to obtain for which a letter from your doctor may be needed. Just ask and we shall send you one at the earliest. You may find the following links helpful in planning your trip to MJRC clinic Chennai. Quick check list for international patients:

  1. About Chennai
  2. Chennai map
  3. Indian Embassy near you
  4. Distance convertor
  5. Currency convertor

In your correspondence to the specialist, please fill up the health form which will give him an idea of your condition

Hip resurfacing for international patients


International patients are given special consideration. Airport pickup and drop is complementary. After your arrival, you will be taken either to the hospital or a hotel according to your plan. On arrival in the hospital, you will be admitted under Dr.Venkatachalam.

A conceirge service is available on payment.

Hospital expertise at your service

The hospital has all diagnostic services like CT & MR scans to arrive at a rapid diagnosis and for pre operative planning. There is no waiting time for surgery after arrival.

Our surgeon performs the following hip replacement procedures

  • Primary cemented hip replacement
  • Primary cementless hip replacement
  • Birmingham hip resurfacing
  • Proxima hip replacement
  • Revision hip replacement
  • Difficult primary hip replacement 

Cost includes

  1. Stay in eligible room for number of nights as specified against the procedure.
  2. Cost of standard prosthesis. Addtional components may be required after examination and will cost extra.
  3. Fees of surgeon, anesthesiologist and assistants.
  4. Duty doctor’s fees.
  5. Theatre charges
  6. Standard medication for regional anesthesia
  7. Physiotherapy
  8. Consumables & routine medications related to the surgery and post op treatment.
  9. Procedure related investigations like x ray and blood count.

Cost excludes

  1. Pre Op consultation with surgeon
  2. Pre op investigations
  3. Blood transfusions
  4. ICU stay
  5. Post op consultation
  6. Take home medications
  7. Stay in excess of 5 nights.
  8. Visit charges after expiry of package stay
  9. Medications and treatment for pre- existing or non- procedure related condition
  10. Guest meals, phone calls, in room soft drinks, extra food, room services

We ensure that no stone remains unturned to ensure a speedy recovery after your surgery.

Payment options

We accept all major credit cards, check, cash payment options. 
In case your trip has been arranged through our health tourism affiliate in your country, you can make an advance payment to them with our consent.
You will receive an itemized bill for the services provided to you.


During your stay in Chennai, we can arrange a short holiday, local sight seeing and shopping. 


The hospital can make arrangements to drop you off at the airport after your treatment and holiday.
We at the Madras joint replacement center believe in providing utmost patient comfort and care.

Contact details
E mail:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Telephone- 91 9282165002 & 9176640002
Skype- akvenkat1
US phone- 402 201 2140

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