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Number of surgeries per year in US

How many surgeries per year are there in the US?

Approximately 51.4 million surgeries

There are approximately 51.4 million surgeries in the Unites States of America.  Here are some of the most popular surgeries:  2.4 million arteriography and angiocardiography using contrast material, 1 million cardiac catheterizations, 1.1 million endoscopy of small intestine with or without biopsy, 499000 endoscopy of large intestine with or without biopsy, 500000 balloon angioplasty of coronary artery or coronary atherectomy, 498000 hysterectomies, 1.3 million Cesarean sections, 671000 reductions of fracture, 454000 insertions of coronary artery stents, 719000 total knee replacements.

This fact is verified on : January 14, 2014.





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