Treatment restrictions due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

As part of our longstanding relationship, we are proud to be dedicating our resources to the NHS at this important time. As a result many of our treatments are currently suspended and we are reviewing all planned procedures and consultations. We are making every effort to talk to impacted patients and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Private gallbladder surgery Cambridgeshire

Inclusive treatment and care from £6,100

Gallbladder removal is a very common and routine procedure that’s highly effective at relieving pain and discomfort. At Spire Cambridge Lea, our specialist consultants use the latest techniques and technology to carry out this simple operation.

 If you think you may need gallbladder removal in Cambridge, Spire can offer you fast access to treatment and an exceptional standard of service.

Sometimes also called

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Open cholecystectomy

At a glance

  • Typical hospital stay
    Same day or one night for keyhole surgery

  • Procedure duration
    One to two hours

  • Type of anaesthetic
    Usually general

  • Available to self-pay?
    Yes

  • Covered by health insurance?
    Yes

Why Spire?

  • Specialist in a wide range of treatments
  • Consultants who are experts in their field
  • Clear pricing with no hidden charges
  • Rated 'Good' by the Care Quality Commission

By Wallace Health I Medically reviewed by Adrian Roberts.
Page last reviewed: October 2018 I Next review due: October 2021

Gallbladder removal: what to expect at Spire Cambridge Lea

Once you get in touch, we’ll arrange a consultation to go through your medical history and determine the best course of action. We’ll then arrange a date for you to come back for your surgery.

On the day, you’ll be escorted to your private room and we’ll prepare you from there. You’ll be placed under anaesthetic (usually general) and the procedure should take around two hours. The team will take superb care of you before, during and after your operation.

A stay of a few days may be required if you’ve had open surgery, but many patients can leave the same or next day.

How to book

At Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital we offer private gallbladder removal surgery in the Cambridgeshire area.

To book an appointment, complete the enquiry form or call 01223 266900.

How much does Gallbladder / gallstone removal (cholecystectomy) cost at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital

It's a common operation to have done privately, and our inclusive prices and access to payment plans make it easy and more affordable, even if you don’t have medical insurance.

Gallbladder removal (laparoscopic cholecystectomy) Fees
Initial consultation from £225
Treatment £5,875
Aftercare Included
Guide price £6,100
Monthly treatment price

(Loan applicable to the treatment cost and excludes the initial consultation)

£235
Representative example
Loan amount £5,125
Deposit £750
Loan period 24 months
Representative APR 9.9%
Total amount repayable £5,640

The guide price displayed shows what most patients who pay for their own treatment should expect to pay for treatment. The price may vary depending on Consultant, type of anaesthetic, implant or drug used, and may also vary due to your medical history.

Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital can provide you with a single, fixed price so there are no surprises. Please read Spire Healthcare's terms and conditions for full details of what’s included and excluded in your fixed price when paying for yourself. Finance options are available through our partner Omni Capital Retail Finance Ltd, 10 Norwich Street, London, EC4A 1BD.

Find a consultant for your gallbladder removal procedure at Spire Cambridge Lea

Many of Spire’s highly-skilled consultants have years of experience with this procedure. Scroll through the consultant profiles below find out more about their specialisms and qualifications.

Areas served

If you think you require gallstone removal in Cambridge and its surrounds, Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital should be easy for you to reach.

Located in the Impington area of the city, this is your closest Spire hospital if you live in towns such as:

  • Cottenham
  • Ely
  • Huntingdon
  • Royston
  • Sawston
  • St. Neots

How to get to us

We're a 40-minute drive from London Stansted Airport and 15 minutes from Cambridge train station, which has direct links into London's King's Cross and Liverpool Street stations.

Find us on Google maps

Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital,

30 New Road
Impington
Cambridge
CB24 9EL

Main Switchboard:  01223 266900

Self-pay treatment enquiries:  01223 266929

The treatment described on this page may be adapted to meet your individual needs, so it's important to follow your healthcare professional's advice and raise any questions that you may have with them.

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