Private gallbladder surgery Tunbridge Wells

Inclusive treatment and care from £6,115

Pain caused by gallstones isn’t something you need to put up with. At Spire Tunbridge Wells, our consultants can perform a straightforward procedure that will banish the discomfort for food.

If you need gallbladder removal in Tunbridge wells or the surrounding area, Spire provides exceptional standards of care and rapid access to treatment.

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 treatment when you need it
  • 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 Tunbridge Wells

The process begins with a consultation. The team will go through your medical history and do a few checks to determine the best way forward. This will involve either keyhole or open surgery, but they’ll make sure you fully informed about whichever is required.

When the day comes, you’ll arrive at Spire Tunbridge Wells and the team will take it from there. You’ll be given general anaesthetic and be operated on for no more than a few hours. Once the procedure is done, you’ll be taken to your private room where you can recuperate for however long is recommended.

How to book

If you require gallbladder removal in Tonbridge and the wider Kent area, contact the team at Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital today. Call 01892 629 192 regarding self-pay treatment, or dial 01892 740047 for anything else. You could also complete our online enquiry form.

How much does Gallbladder / gallstone removal (cholecystectomy) cost at Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital

We offer many ways to pay 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 £195
Treatment £5,920
Aftercare Included
Guide price £6,115
Monthly treatment price

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

Representative example
Loan amount £5,170
Deposit £750
Loan period 24 months
Representative APR 9.9%
Total amount repayable £5,688

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 Tunbridge Wells 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 Tunbridge Wells

At Spire Tunbridge wells, our experienced consultants will have performed this procedure many times before. Learn more about their qualifications and specialisms by viewing their profiles below.

Areas served

For private gallbladder removal in Crowborough and other Kent towns, Spire Tunbridge Wells is easy for you to reach. It’s just to the west of the town along the A264, near Fordcombe.

That makes this your closest Spire Hospital if you live in the likes of:

  • Bidborough
  • Edenbridge
  • Pembury
  • Tonbridge
  • Wadhurst

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're located in Kent four miles southeast of Penshurst Place, the historic house once owned by King Henry VIII.

Find us on Google maps

Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital,

Fordcombe Road
Tunbridge Wells

Main Switchboard:  01892 740047

Self-pay treatment enquiries:  01892 741150

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