There are a lot of things you look for and want when it comes to picking a spine surgeon.

Experience is certainly one thing, so is a professional staff and a JCI facility.

As it happens, Disc Replacement Surgery Center provides all that and more.

The Teknon Hospital is a fully equiped trauma center and covers all medical and surgical specialties, including Oncology, Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Traumatology, Maxillofacial Surgery, Aesthetic/Plastic Surgery and Neurosurgery.

The Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It has a team of outstanding professionals and state-of-the-art technology to respond quickly, effectively and safely to emergency cases.

We offer bright rooms with air conditioning, television and all required medical equipment.

The hospital is equipped with: 211 single private rooms and  19 suites.


Disc Replacement Frequently Asked Questions

Surgery Abroad – how do I know if it is the right choice for me?

There are many advantages to being treated abroad. People are now traveling overseas for treatment because of the high quality of healthcare, affordability and access or availability of advanced medical options.

I have read all the information on your website – what should I do now?

It’s easy. All you need to do is fill in the Free MRI Review Form and we will be delighted to get back to you either with a free quote, a consultation or further information, whatever you need.

When will you respond to my enquiry?

We understand how worrying health problems can be and that time is of the essence so we endeavor to respond within 24 hours.

I am interested in coming to Disc Replacement Surgery Center for my surgery, how much will it cost?

The cost of treatment is calculated on an individual basis and will depend on the complexity and amount of medical assistance you need and any special requirements you may have. Generally speaking, our prices are considerably lower than in the USA (up to 50%) with the same, if not higher, standards of treatment and facilities as in their leading hospitals.

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How quickly can I get my surgery?

We strive to provide you with the preliminary diagnoss and surgery quote within 24hrs (post diagnosis). The date for a surgery depends mainly on your availability, as our surgeons perform surgeries on a daily basis. Surgery can usually be scheduled within a 2 week time frame.

Can diagnostic and other preoperative tests be made at the hospitals where you perform the surgeries?

We can organize a complete diagnostic program that may include MRI scans or whatever is needed. Preoperative blood tests are also available upon request. Please use the Free MRI Review Form for further details.

Will it be possible to speak to the surgeon before I book my surgery?

Yes, a personal telephone consultation with your surgeon can be arranged. In fact constant contact by email is standard. Video conferencing is also available if convenient for you and it normally takes up to 25 minutes for a full consultation. Feel free to ask as many questions as you like. Our surgeons speak at least two languages (English and Spanish). Please check any additional languages spoken by some of them, in case this would aid communication if your mother tongue is not one of the aforementioned.

Can you help with organizing the trip i.e. flight, booking the hotel, airport pick up or organizing sightseeing?


What is included in your quote?

Normally, our final quote will include the costs related to your stay at the hospital (the number of days will depend on the complexity of treatment), preoperative evaluation, anesthesiology, surgery, implants (if used), postoperative x-ray & imaging tests, post-operative care at the hospital, postoperative consultation after discharge, medication during stay, WIFI while at hospital, postoperative physiotherapy, and depending on your needs we usually take care of preoperative hotel booking, postoperative hotel booking, transportation to and from the airport (2 ways), hotel transportation.

We only deal with the most reputable travel companies and our priority is to make your trip to Europe as pleasant, comfortable and successful as possible. Our team is here to help you in any way we can.

Will insurance pay for my surgery?

Disc Replacement Surgry Center, surgeons work hospitals which are holders of professional quality accreditations such as JCI and ISO 9001. This means that our center complies with the highest standard of regulations in the industry.

Our procedures and implants had been approved for use in Europe and have received the CE Mark (our version of FDA Approval). Some of the implants are also FDA approved.

Insurance: We facilitate reimbursement documentation, as needed, in order to facilitate reimbursement from your insurance company.

We offer complete disc replacement surgery packages include transportation from the airport, pre-operative evaluation, x-rays, and consultation, all costs associated with the surgery and complications, postoperative physical therapy and medications, and post-operative in-hospital and hotel recovery stays.

Why Disc Replacement in Barcelona?

Being based in Barcelona offers our patients many advantages. The city is globally recognized as being a pioneer in healthcare innovation. Barcelona has become a major healthcare destination with 152 private hospitals in the region and more than 19,000 beds. The surgeons here are world renowned and Catalonia is a Bio-Region cluster for biotechnology, biomedicine and advanced medical technology.