Private gallbladder surgery Leicester

Keyhole surgery to remove your gallbladder because of a blocked bile duct.

At Spire Leicester Hospital, our highly-skilled consultants can stop pain from gallstones and gallbladder issues for good.

Using the latest techniques and technologies, Spire provides gallbladder removal in Leicester and the surrounding area. With fast access to treatment, you can get back to feeling your best as soon as possible.

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?

  • Covered by health insurance?

Why Spire?

  • Fast access to diagnostic tests and scans
  • Consultants who are experts in their field
  • Flexible payment options to make it easy and more affordable
  • 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 2023

Gallbladder removal: what to expect at Spire Leicester Hospital

The process begins with a consultation, where you’ll have the procedure explained to you and some examinations will be carried out. The consultant will explain whether you need open or keyhole surgery, which can affect how long you’ll need to recover in hospital for.

Once you arrive at Spire Leicester Hospital on the day of your surgery, our team will take things from there. You’ll have your own room to relax in before and after the operation, and when they’re ready for you in theatre, you’ll be given general anaesthetic. The procedure should take no more than a few hours.

How to book

For private gallbladder removal in Leicestershire, you’re best contacting the team at Spire Leicester Hospital. Call them on 0116 2720888, or on 0116 214 7075 for any self-pay treatment enquires, or complete the enquiry form.

How much does Gallbladder / gallstone removal (cholecystectomy) cost at Spire Leicester 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)
Initial consultation £170
Treatment price £7,036
Aftercare Included
From price From £7,206
Monthly treatment price

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

Representative example
Loan amount £6,286
Deposit £750
Loan period 24 months
Representative APR 9.9%
Total amount repayable £6,912

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 Leicester 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.

Find a consultant for your gallbladder removal procedure at Spire Leicester Hospital

All of Spire’s consultants have vast experience with this particular procedure. To learn more about who they are and what qualifications they hold, take a look at their profiles below.

Areas served

This hospital is well located if you need private gallbladder removal in Leicester and its surrounds. You can find Spire Leicester Hospital in the Oadby area.

This will also be your closest Spire facility if you live in:

  • Birstall
  • Coalville
  • Corby
  • Hinckley
  • Lutterworth

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

As well as being close to the city centre, we're just seven miles from junction 21 of the M1 and easily accessible from the A47 and A6.

We're less than an hour's drive from Nottingham East Midlands and Birmingham International airports.

We're three miles (or a 15 minute cab ride) from Leicester railway station.

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Spire Leicester Hospital,

Gartree Road

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Important information about COVID-19 tests

COVID-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service at Spire Leicester Hospital.


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