My guess is $12,000 to $15,000, but it could be high. It also could be low, depending on the surgeon. With Dr. Andrews, you might pay $30,000. With Dr. Joe Schmoe, I'd guess you're in the $10,000 range. It's not cheap by any means. Many insurance policies pick up 80 to 90% of the tab, however, here in the States. And, of course, it 100% paid for if you're a college or professional baseball player.