Keyhole surgery to remove your gallbladder because of a blocked bile duct.
Gallbladder removal is a straightforward procedure that can rapidly relieve pain and banish gallstones for good.
Our experienced consultants are pleased to offer gallbladder removal to Manchester, with the operation taking just a couple of hours. You’ll need to stay in hospital a few days at most, but may even be able to leave that same day.
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?
When you choose Spire, you’ll be invited for a consultation to begin with. From there, your consultant can determine the best way forward and how to go about the procedure.
On the day, simply turn up and the team will show you to your room. When everything’s ready, they’ll give you general anaesthetic and the operation will only last for a couple of hours. Afterwards the team will be on hand to provide excellent aftercare, whether you leave in a few hours or stay with us for a few days.
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 Manchester 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.
The team at Spire Manchester Hospital have a wealth of experience between them, and will be very familiar with your procedure. To find out more about who they are, you can select form the profiles below.
Our Spire Manchester Hospital is located in the south of the city, just off Princess Road in the Withington area. The facility is easy to reach from most parts of Greater Manchester, and is your nearest Spire hospital for gallbladder removal in Altricham.
This will also be your closest Spire hospital if you live in areas like:
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.
The hospital is situated approximately 20 minutes from both Piccadilly and Victoria railway stations in Manchester city centre, and only 10 minutes from Manchester International Airport.
For sat nav please use postcode M20 2ZA.
Spire Manchester 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.