Patient orthopaedic surgery journey

We at Nordorthopaedics believe that every patient should feel calm about the organization of their stay in our clinic. That is why we try to have everything planned in advance and make sure your orthopaedic surgery journey is as smooth as possible, however please note, that some changes may occur. Here is a brief overview of the surgery planning process and what you can expect during your visit in Lithuania.

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Enquiry

  • First, you send your enquiry about the procedure of interest.
  • Our customer service representative contacts you, provides more information, pricing and requests for your X-Ray scan or MRI for surgeon’s initial assessment.
  • Should you have a consultant’s letter, send it to your customer service representative, it may be sufficient for evaluation. 
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Our community

Facebook group

  • You can join our Facebook group to get in touch with our previous and future patients and ask some practical questions regarding your surgery.
  • You can also see videos of our previous patients having surgeries with us and sharing their experience in media here.
Our community

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Assessment

  • In 1-2 business days (or a bit more, depending on the present workload) you receive a response with surgeon’s recommendations and a price quote.
  • You are asked to fill in a brief medical questionnaire.
  • Once you are approved for the surgery, date selection process begins.
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Patient's home

Preparation for a visit

  • You book accommodation and flights. We can help you choose the flights and book a hotel.
  • If you are following the EU directive route please fill in all the needed documentation.
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COVID-19 actions

  • You must pre-fill an electronic application form that you have to present to the travel carrier when travelling to Lithuania.
  • Special COVID-19 entry and quarantine regulations may apply depending on your departure country. Read the latest regulations in Lithuania regarding COVID-19 here.

The Airport

Arriving to Lithuania

  • You arrive to Lithuania at least three days before the surgery.  A member of our logistics team picks you up from the airport.
  • An obligatory COVID-19 testing is done for all our patients. More information here.
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The Clinic

Consultation and testing

  • A member of our logistics team takes you to the clinic for the pre-surgery health tests and consultation with the surgeon.
  • You get to fill out and sign paperwork and make the payment after the consultation with the surgeon.
The Clinic

The Accommodation

Checking-in

  • Afterwards you are taken to your accommodation by a member of our logistics team (in some cases, the check-in is arranged before your first visit to the clinic).
The Accommodation

The Clinic

Surgery

  • The next day (in some cases after two days) you are taken to the clinic by a member of our logistics team.
  • You have the surgery and stay in the clinic for 1-2 nights depending on the surgery volume.
  • At the clinic you get 3 meals a day and round-the-clock nursing. 
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The Accommodation

Rest

  •  After you are discharged from the clinic, the member of our logistics team takes you back to the accommodation.
The Accommodation

Rehabilitation (for joint replacement patients only)

  • 5-14 day rehabilitation in Lithuania is offered to most of our orthopaedic surgery. There are two rehabilitation options:
  1. Outpatient rehabilitation, when patient lives in a hotel and travels to the clinic for the physiotherapy sessions;
  2. Rehabilitation in SPA and wellness center, where the accommodation is offered.

The Airport

Leaving

  • Once the rehabilitation period is over we provide a transfer to the airport.
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Patient's home

Back home

  • Once you return back home, you are welcome to contact us by phone or email anytime.
  • If you are following the EU directive post-route, don’t forget to fill in all the needed documentation.
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