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Stature Lengthening Overview

Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute stature lengthening surgical procedures are performed in West Palm Beach, Florida at St. Mary’s Medical Center. There are five lengthening options to get maximum height with each lengthening.

Lengthening Options


image depicting Option 1 - Bilateral femur lengthening

Option 1 - Bilateral femur lengthening

(up to 8cm; 3.15in.)

$97,500 USD

Includes:

2 STRYDE femur implants

Hospitalization and associated costs

Surgical fees

Anesthesiologist fees

Office follow-up and X-rays up to 12 weeks

Physical therapy (60 sessions)

Associated soft tissue releases as needed

image depicting Option 2 - Bilateral tibia lengthening

Option 2 - Bilateral tibia lengthening

(up to 5cm; 2in.)

$109,000 USD

Includes:

2 STRYDE tibia implants

Hospitalization and associated costs

Surgical fees

Anesthesiologist fees

Office follow-up and X-rays up to 12 weeks

Physical therapy (60 sessions)

image depicting Option 3 - Combined tibia & femur

Option 3 - Combined tibia & femur

(up to 5cm for each)
lengthening three weeks apart
(up to total 10cm; 4in.)

$196,500 USD

Includes:

2 STRYDE femur implants

2 STRYDE tibia implants

Hospitalization and associated costs

Surgical fees

Anesthesiologist fees

Office follow-up and X-rays up to 14 weeks

Physical therapy (70 sessions)

image depicting Option 4 - Femur Lengthening followed by Tibial Lengthening

Option 4 - Femur Lengthening followed by Tibial Lengthening

Femur Lengthening (up to 8cm), followed by Tibial Lengthening (up to 5cm) one year later
(up to 13cm; 5.15in. total)

$206,500 USD

Includes:

2 STRYDE femur implants

2 STRYDE tibia implants

Hospitalization and associated costs twice

Surgical fees for both surgeries

Anesthesiologist fees for both surgeries

Office follow-up and X-rays up to 12 weeks twice

Physical therapy (60 sessions twice)

image depicting Option 5 - Combined tibia & femur

Option 5 - Combined tibia & femur

(up to 4cm for each)
lengthening three weeks apart
(up to total 8cm) followed one or more years later by re-breaking femur and tibia with same nail in place and repeating up to 4cm femur and up to 4cm tibia lengthening one or more years later (up to 16cm; 6.3in. total)

$280,000 USD

Includes:

2 STRYDE femur implants

2 STRYDE tibia implants

Hospitalization and associated costs for three surgeries

Surgical fees for three surgeries

Anesthesiologist fees for three surgeries

Office follow-up and X-rays up to 14 weeks first two surgeries and 12 weeks after third surgeries

Physical therapy (70 sessions after the first two surgeries and 60 sessions after third surgery)

Bilateral Humeral Lengthening (Arms)


image depicting Humerus

Humerus

(up to 5cm; 2in.)
Stay for 2 weeks then return home to lengthen
First follow up is 2 weeks later, then come every 3 weeks
PT at home

$90,000 USD

Optional Procedures:

Rotation correction – during femur lengthening – $10,000
Rotation correction – during tibial lengthening – $10,000
Bowlegged correction during tibia lengthening – $10,000
Bowleg correction tibia during femur lengthening – $50,000

Hardware Removal:

Completed 1 to 2 years later in out-patient setting.
Bilateral femur – $18,000
Bilateral tibia – $22,500
Bilateral femur + tibia – $28,000

Excluded for All Procedures:

Accommodations & Living Costs
Home Healthcare

Financing Available

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