Private hip replacement Birmingham

The damaged hip joint is replaced with a new, artificial one.

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At Spire Parkway Hospital in Birmingham, our expert orthopaedic (bone and muscle) consultants use trusted hip replacement techniques. We provide expert aftercare too, so you can get back to your everyday activities soon after your surgery.

During a hip replacement, your consultant will replace worn or damaged parts of your hip with an artificial joint, called a prosthesis, to help improve your mobility and reduce discomfort.

Sometimes also called

  • Hip arthroplasty

At a glance

  • Typical hospital stay
    1 - 3 days

  • Procedure duration
    60 - 90 minutes

  • Type of anaesthetic
    General, spinal or epidural

  • Available to self-pay?
    Yes

  • Covered by health insurance?
    Yes

Why Spire?

  • Fast access to a wide range of treatments
  • Internationally and nationally renowned consultants
  • Clear pricing with no hidden charges

By Wallace Health I Medically reviewed by Adrian Roberts.
Page last reviewed: October 2018 I Next review due: October 2023

Hip replacement surgery: what to expect at Spire Parkway Hospital

At Spire Parkway Hospital, you can choose from our team of orthopaedic consultants. Our private hip replacement surgeons are based in Birmingham, serving areas including Solihull and Warwickshire.

You can expect to receive treatment without the wait. You’ll also receive a personalised aftercare plan, which will be carried out from our clean and modern facility.

How to book

Complete the enquiry form to book your first consultation at Spire Parkway Hospital or call 0121 704 1451.

We serve Birmingham, Coventry, and Nuneaton.

How much does Hip replacement surgery cost at Spire Parkway Hospital

Inclusive packages let you spread the cost of surgery, so you can find a payment plan that suits you.

Hip replacement
Initial consultation We can't display the initial consultation fee just now. Call us for a quote.
Treatment price £14,956
Aftercare Included
From price From £14,956
Monthly treatment price

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

£344
Representative example
Loan amount £13,706
Deposit £1,250
Loan period 48 months
Representative APR 9.9%
Total amount repayable £16,512

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 Parkway 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.

Procedures offered for hip replacement at Spire Parkway Hospital

At Spire Parkway Hospital, we use trusted and clinical proven techniques for hip replacement surgery in our clean, modern facilities. We have two laminar flow operating theatres, which regulate air flow to minimise the risk of infection.

If your consultant thinks it’s right for you, they may offer:

  • Minimally invasive hip replacement – this usually means a faster recovery time while still achieving the same outcomes
  • Anterior hip replacement surgery, when incisions are made in the front of the hip, resulting in less pain and faster recovery than with traditional surgery
  • Bilateral hip replacement, when both hips are replaced at the same time

Walk away from hip and knee pain

Free 10 minute mini appointments

Join us for our upcoming hip and knee pain event. Mr Shiv Jain, Consultant Hip and Knee Surgeon, is offering free mini appointments on the 25 June 2024 to discuss your hip and knee concerns.

This will give you the opportunity to talk one-on-one with Mr Jain and ask any questions you may have about potential treatment or pain management in a 10-minute consultation.

Preparing for hip replacement at Spire Parkway Hospital

Getting here

Spire Parkway Hospital is in Solihull, just a few miles south of Birmingham city centre. We’re close to both Solihull and Birmingham International train stations, making rail travel easy. Free on-site parking is also available to all patients and visitors.

Your consultations

Before your treatment, you’ll meet your consultant in one of our 14 consultation rooms. All our rooms are accessible, so there’s no need to worry if walking is difficult for you. They’ll ask about your health, symptoms and answer any questions you may have.

If you haven’t been diagnosed yet, they may recommend our diagnostic tests and scans to help them assess your hip in more detail.

If you decide to go ahead with treatment, your consultant will advise you about:

  • What your personalised treatment and care plan will involve
  • Different types of prosthetic joints available
  • Anaesthetic options
  • Potential risks and complications
  • Things you can do to help your recovery

Full hip replacement surgery

Watch how a hip replacement surgery takes place

Hip replacement surgery: your procedure

Your consultant and surgical team will prepare you for your operation.

Anaesthetic options

When you’ve had time to settle into your private room, your anaesthetist will administer a general anaesthetic, where you’re completely asleep, or an epidural (spinal anaesthetic) where you’ll be numb from the waist down. If you’re having an epidural, you can also have sedatives to help you relax.

During your operation

Once the anaesthetic has taken effect, your surgeon will make one or more incisions in your hip, remove both the socket and the top of your thigh bone and replace them with a new artificial hip joint. A hip replacement surgery usually takes an hour to an hour and a half.

Q & A

Alun Wall, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Talking about hip replacement surgery

Hip replacement surgery: your recovery

Your private room

When you come in for your operation, you’ll be with us for up to three days. You’ll stay in one of our 38 large, bright private bedrooms, which will include:

  • Armchair
  • En-suite
  • Free WiFi
  • TV
  • Window

Friends or family can wait in our lounge or restaurant during your operation.

What happens

You’ll receive pain relief medication to help you recover in comfort. Your physiotherapist will get you moving as soon as you feel ready and will provide exercises to help you make the most of your hip replacement.

When you’re ready, your physiotherapist will help you walk again and provide exercises to boost your recovery.

Although everybody’s different and you should always follow your consultant’s advice, here’s a typical recovery timeline for knee replacement surgery:

1 - 2 days

Walk with support and help from a physiotherapist or healthcare professional

2 - 3 days

You'll be able to leave hospital

1 - 2 weeks

Walk with help from a physiotherapist

2 - 6 weeks

Gradually able to do more exercises

6 - 8 weeks

Able to drive

12 weeks

Return to work and your usual activities

  • 1 - 2 days


    Walk with support and help from a physiotherapist or healthcare professional

  • 2 - 3 days


    You'll be able to leave hospital

  • 1 - 2 weeks


    Walk with help from a physiotherapist

  • 2 - 6 weeks


    Gradually able to do more exercises

  • 6 - 8 weeks


    Able to drive

  • 12 weeks


    Return to work and your usual activities

Areas served

If you live in Birmingham, Solihull or Warwickshire, you can have your hip replacement at Spire Parkway Hospital.

Our hip replacement consultants are committed to healthcare excellence. Book your first consultation and start your hip replacement journey today.

Learn more about your hip replacement procedure here.

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

Spire Parkway Hospital is situated a few miles south of Birmingham city centre in Solihull with easy access to the M42, M6, M40 and M5.

We're just a few miles from Birmingham International Airport.

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Spire Parkway Hospital,

1 Damson Parkway
Solihull
Birmingham
West Midlands
B91 2PP

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