Private gallbladder surgery East Sussex

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

Applying all the latest techniques, pain and discomfort caused by gallbladder issues can be stopped for good. Thanks to a simple operation, you could be back to your best in no time.

Our highly-skilled consultants provide gallbladder removal in Hastings, through a procedure that takes just a few hours. Once completed, you could be out of hospital again in under 24 hours.

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?

  • Rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission
  • Consultants who are experts in their field
  • Clear pricing with no hidden charges
  • Fast access to treatment when you need it

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 Sussex

To start with you’ll need to undergo an initial consultation. Your consultant will use this time to discuss your medical history and determine the best route forward for your procedure.

You’ll require either keyhole surgery or open surgery, both are straightforward and your consultant will have vast experience with each.

On the day, the team will escort you to your private room and administer the general anaesthetic once things are ready. They’ll then operate for no more than a few hours, after which our nurses will be on hand to provide you with excellent aftercare.

How to book

To enquire about private gallbladder removal in the Eastbourne area, don’t hesitate to contact our team at Spire Sussex Hospital today on 01424 757400, or by completing our enquiry form. If you have a self-pay request, you can contact 01424 554 726.

How much does Gallbladder / gallstone removal (cholecystectomy) cost at Spire Sussex 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 £175
Treatment £6,542
Aftercare Included
Guide price £6,717
Monthly treatment price

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

Representative example
Loan amount £5,792
Deposit £750
Loan period 24 months
Representative APR 9.9%
Total amount repayable £6,360

Spire Sussex 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 Sussex

Get to know the team here at Spire Sussex by viewing their profiles below. All have a vast knowledge of this area of medicine and will have performed your procedure many times before.

Areas served

For gallstone removal in areas like Bexhill-on-Sea or St Leonards, Spire Sussex is easy for you to reach. It’s just along The Ridge at the northern fringes of the Hastings built-up area.

That makes it your nearest Spire Hospital if you live in places such as:

  • Battle
  • Eastbourne
  • Hailsham
  • Rye
  • Winchelsea

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

Situated near Hastings, our patients come from East Sussex and Kent, including Battle, Hastings, Bexhill-on-Sea, Eastbourne, Rye, Tenterden, Cranbrook and Ashford.

Find us on Google maps

Spire Sussex Hospital,

The Ridge
St Leonards On Sea
East Sussex
TN37 7RE

Main Switchboard:  01424 757400

Self-pay treatment enquiries:  01424 757455

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Important information about Covid-19 tests

Spire Sussex 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.


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