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Can I Get a Private Surgery Faster?

The short answer to this question is yes. Medical waits in the public system come close to 2 years for some joint replacement surgeries and other elective surgeries. We can help get you to private surgery anywhere from 3 weeks to 3 months. Below are some of the components of medical travel with explanations of […]

Private Robotic vs. Traditional Knee Replacements

When it comes to knee replacements, it takes a bit to sort out through all the information on the web about which one is the best for you. There are three main terms out there – traditional, custom implant, and robotic. Below you will see a brief description of each and possible pros and cons. […]

Private PET Scan in Canada

Private PET Scan in Canada If you are looking to expedite a PET Scan in Canada, you would most likely search google to find a private facility.  The only problem is that they are not available in every province and very seldom do they list their pricing and availability online.  It can become an exercise […]

Private EMG in Canada

Private EMG in Canada If you are looking to expedite an EMG in Canada, you would most likely search google to find a private facility.  The only problem is that private EMG is not available in Canada so you could spend hours searching, calling and emailing for something that you will not find. Health Vantis […]

Private Colonoscopy in Canada

Private Colonoscopy in Canada If you are looking to expedite a colonoscopy in Canada, you would most likely search google to find a private facility.  The only problem is that they are not available in every province and very seldom do they list their pricing and availability online.  It can become an exercise in frustration […]

Private MRI & Private CT Scan in Canada

Private MRI & Private CT Scan in Canada If you are looking to expedite a MRI or CT Scan in Canada, you would most likely search google to find a private facility.  The only problem is that they are not available in every province and very seldom do they list their pricing and availability online.  […]

How much does a private laparoscopic hysterectomy cost?

GYN surgery is usually considered an elective surgery. Wait times for a hysterectomy in the public system in Canada vary depending on the province you live in. Getting a private hysterectomy may be considered if you would like to get it done in a timely manner. Unfortunately, there are no private medical facilities in Canada […]

How much does a private knee replacement cost?

When it comes to costs of the private knee or hip replacement surgery in the US, it can vary widely. For example, the price for a knee replacement can start at about USD $30,000 go up as high as USD$68,000. Why such a difference? US healthcare operates differently than Canadian. The cost for any surgery […]

Private Hip Replacement in Canada and the US: What to Look for?

Planning for a private hip replacement can bring out a lot of unknowns. Taking time to do research and asking the right questions are part of the process. Below you will find some areas to focus on during your decision making. Location Ideally, you would want to get your private hip replacement done in your […]

Private Hysterectomy in Canada and the US: Abdominal vs Laparoscopic

Medical wait times in Canada can be long. GYN elective surgery such as hysterectomy may sound like something one can wait for in peace, but in reality, many women suffer in pain while waiting. Hysterectomy is recommended after all non-surgical options were tried unsuccessfully. Waiting for it can be frustrating. Health Vantis can help you […]