Cost varies by doctor, the type of anesthesia used, the facility fee and the geographic location where the procedure is performed. Treatment of a single area can cost $2,000 to $5,000. Multiple areas can cost $10,000 or more. Ask your doctor what constitutes as a "single area." The average surgeon's fee in 2010 for traditional liposuction was $2,884.
How to get liposuction: The surgery can be completed in a doctor's office or a surgical center, but since it is a serious procedure, it's best to be in a setting equipped to handle emergencies, i.e., a hospital.