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Surgery Statistics

According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 51 million inpatient surgical procedures were performed in the United States in 2010, followed closely by outpatient surgeries.

Other surgical statistics for both in- and outpatient procedures include:

  • Hysterectomy: 498,000

  • Cesarean section: 1.3 million

  • Reduction of fracture: 671,000

  • Coronary artery bypass graft: 395,000

  • Total knee replacement: 719,000

  • Total hip replacement: 332,000

Online Medical Reviewer: newMentor board-certified, academically affiliated clinician
Online Medical Reviewer: Sather, Rita, RN
Date Last Reviewed: 5/1/2013
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