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Top Surgery

My surgery took place on March 28, 2006 at 9.00am with Dr Brownstein in San Francisco, California.

Breakdown of Costs

Surgery costs - £4388.44/$7550

  • Dr Brownstein's fee - $4750/£2733.14 (includes a deposit of $250/£147.68)
  • Surgery Centre fee - $1700/£1007.77
  • Anesthesia - $850/£503.89
  • Pathology - $250/£143.64

Travel costs - £948.60/$1256.28

  • Train ticket to Manchester - £10.60 (approx $18.70)
  • Return flight Manchester to San Francisco from Thomson - £331.90 (approx $191)
  • Travel insurance from Endsleigh - £47.20 (approx $82.49)
  • 10 night stay at private apartment - $903.35 (includes 3% surcharge) (approx £524.25)
  • NB Unfortunately, as of April 2007, this apartment is no longer available for rent. My apologies if you have followed a link to this page to get the details of it.
  • Travel around San Francisco - $60.74 (approx £34.65)
  • Return flight Boston to San Francisco for Michael - $323 (not paid for by me)

Additional costs - £124.70/$209.40

  • Bank charges for cheques in US dollars - £26
  • Button up shirts/pjyamas - £48.80
  • Toiletries - £15
  • Food/sightseeing etc - $61.20 (approx £34.90)

Total: £5461.74/$9015.68

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