Private gallbladder surgery Brighton

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

Gallstones can be a painful problem, but thanks to a routine medical procedure it’s an issue you could put an end to.

At the Montefiore Hospital the team are delighted to offer private gallbladder removal in Brighton that applies all the latest techniques and technology. With the operation taking just an hour or two in most cases, you can get back to your best in no time.

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 ‘Outstanding’ 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 The Montefiore

To begin with, you’ll come in for an initial consultation where your consultant will determine how best to go about your procedure. That may entail keyhole surgery using small incisions, or open surgery which is a little more invasive. Both are routine but the latter may involve you staying in hospital with us for a few days afterwards.

On the day, the team will escort you to your private room where you can relax until the team in the operating theatre is ready. You’ll then be given general anaesthetic and can expect the procedure to take a few hours at the most.

How to book

For private gallbladder removal in Hove and its surrounds, The Montefiore Hospital can help. Call 01273 828120 today, or try 0127 305 2223 to discuss self-pay treatment options. You could also complete our online enquiry form.

How much does Gallbladder / gallstone removal (cholecystectomy) cost at The Montefiore 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 £150
Treatment price £7,418
Aftercare Included
From price From £7,568
Monthly treatment price

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

Representative example
Loan amount £6,668
Deposit £750
Loan period 24 months
Representative APR 9.9%
Total amount repayable £7,344

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.

The Montefiore 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 The Montefiore

At Spire, several of our specialist consultants are trained in this area of medicine. To discover more about those who are, have a browse of their profiles below.

Areas served

For gallstone removal in and around Brighton, you’ll find The Montefiore is easy to reach. It’s just west of the central area of the city, closer to Hove along the Davigdor Road.

That makes this your nearest Spire hospital if you live in:

  • Burgess Hill
  • Hove
  • Lewes
  • Peacehaven
  • Worthing

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

Located in the heart of Hove, The Montefiore Hospital is well positioned to maximise the excellent local public transport. There are a number of buses that stop in our vicinity and we are in walking distance of both Hove and Brighton train stations.

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The Montefiore Hospital,

2 Montefiore Road
East Sussex

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


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