Private gallbladder surgery Harpenden

Inclusive treatment and care from £6,657

Using the latest techniques, pain and discomfort caused by gallstones can be a thing of the past. With a simple procedure, you could be free from gallbladder problems for life.

If you require gallbladder removal in Harpenden, Spire is here to help. Our local hospital provides fast access to care through experienced and professionally renowned consultants.

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?

  • Fast access to 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 Harpenden

To begin with you’ll need to have an initial consultation, which will determine whether you need keyhole or open surgery. Both procedures are simple, but the latter needs larger incisions and a few days stay in hospital.

On the day of your operation, the team will escort you to your private room and take any friends or family who accompanied you to a comfortable waiting area. Once ready, you’ll be given anaesthetic and the operation will take a couple of hours. Our team will then be on hand to help you recover afterwards.

How to book

If you’d like to opt for private gallbladder removal in the St Albans area, book your appointment at Spire Harpenden Hospital, by completing the enquiry form or calling 01582 763191, or 01582 787 059 for self-pay treatment enquiries.

How much does Gallbladder / gallstone removal (cholecystectomy) cost at Spire Harpenden 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 £150
Treatment £6,507
Aftercare Included
Guide price £6,657
Monthly treatment price

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

£264
Representative example
Loan amount £5,757
Deposit £750
Loan period 24 months
Representative APR 9.9%
Total amount repayable £6,336
Gallbladder removal (laparoscopic cholecystectomy with X-ray imaging) Fees
Initial consultation from £150
Treatment £6,507
Aftercare Included
Guide price £6,657
Monthly treatment price

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

£264
Representative example
Loan amount £5,757
Deposit £750
Loan period 24 months
Representative APR 9.9%
Total amount repayable £6,336

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 Harpenden 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 Harpenden

All of our consultants are familiar with this simple procedure. If you’d like to know more about them, and the experience they have, please browse their profiles below.

Areas served

Spire Harpenden is conveniently located for gallstone removal surgery across the Bedfordshire region. The facility is just off the main road in Harpenden, which means it’s also your closest Spire Hospital if you live in:

  • Dunstable
  • Luton
  • St Albans
  • Stevenage
  • Welwyn

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.

How to get to us

We have excellent road links to the M1 and A1(M), and are five minutes from Harpenden train station.

Find us on Google maps

Spire Harpenden Hospital,

Ambrose Lane
Harpenden
Hertfordshire
AL5 4BP

Main Switchboard:  01582 763191

Self-pay treatment enquiries:  01582 714420

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