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
Typical hospital stay
Same day or one night for keyhole surgery
One to two hours
Type of anaesthetic
Available to self-pay?
Covered by health insurance?
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.
|Gallbladder removal (laparoscopic cholecystectomy)||Fees|
|Initial consultation||from £225|
Monthly treatment price
(Loan applicable to the treatment cost and excludes the initial consultation)
|Loan period||24 months|
|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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.