Keyhole surgery to remove your gallbladder because of a blocked bile duct.
Relieving pain and discomfort caused by gallstones is easier than you may think. Gallbladder removal is one of the UK’s most common medical procedures, and Spire’s specialist consultants have plenty of experience with it.
If you need private gallstone removal in Warrington and other parts of the region, Spire can help. We’ll have you seen and back to your normal self in no time.
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Typical hospital stay
Same day or one night for keyhole surgery
One to two hours
Type of anaesthetic
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You’ll be booked in for a consultation where the team can make examinations and determine the best way forward.
You’ll then need to come back on an arranged date, when you’ll be shown to your private room. You’ll be placed under anaesthetic when ready, and the procedure should take no more than a few hours at most.
If you’ve had keyhole surgery that requires only small incisions, you may be able to leave the hospital the same day. While open surgery is slightly more invasive and requires a few days stay in the hospital. Either way, the team will take excellent care of you throughout.
|Gallbladder removal (laparoscopic cholecystectomy)
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The price shown is the ‘from price’ (ie the minimum cost of the procedure). Please note that for some procedures the actual price you are quoted may vary significantly and can increase depending on your choice of Consultant (who is an independent practitioner and not an employee of Spire). The fees charged by Consultants and Anaesthetists are set independently and are outside the control of Spire. The price may also vary depending on the type of anaesthetic, implant or drug used, and your medical history.
Spire Cheshire Hospital can provide you with a single, fixed price for your procedure 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.
Spire’s highly-skilled consultants have decades of experience between them, and have undertaken gallbladder removal many times before. You can find out more about the team through their profiles.
If you need gallstone removal in Cheshire, the hospital should be easy to find. It’s located just to the south of Warrington in the Stretton area of town.
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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.
Spire Cheshire Hospital is located just off junction 10 of the M56 on the A49 to Warrington. Warrington town centre is approximately four miles away and Manchester and Liverpool are approximately 30 minutes away.
We're served by both Warrington and Chester stations with taxis available at both stations.
If you're flying in for treatment, both Manchester and Liverpool airports are only about half an hour away.
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