At BMI Albyn Hospital, we offer private general surgery for patients in Aberdeen, Angus and Moray. Our experienced private consultants can diagnose, treat or manage your symptoms to help you feel better.
Private general surgery is a wide-ranging area of medicine. It focuses in particular on the abdominal area. Our general surgeons have an extensive set of skills and knowledge in order to carry out a variety of elective procedures.
Is private general surgery for me?
You might be recommended to a general surgeon if you need treatment in the following areas:
- The alimentary tract
- Abdominal area and its organs
- Breast, skin and soft tissue
- Endocrine system
- Surgical oncology
- Weight loss (bariatric) treatments
What private treatments do we offer at BMI Albyn Hospital?
At BMI Albyn Hospital our private Consultant General Surgeons carry out a wide range of private treatments.
Private Gallbladder Surgery (gallstones) in Aberdeen
If you have gallstones that are causing you problems you may be recommended gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy). This will be done either via open or laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery.
You can live a perfectly healthy life without your gallbladder. More information on gallbladder surgery and recovery can be found here.
Private Weight Loss (bariatric) Surgery in Aberdeen
If you have tried to lose weight but have not seen the results you wanted, weight loss surgery could be for you.
At BMI Albyn Hospital we offer procedures including:
To find out if our weight loss surgeries are right for you, book an appointment to see one of our consultants.
Private Gastroesophageal (acid) Reflux Surgery in Aberdeen
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as GORD, is a common complaint where acid from your stomach splashes back up into your oesophagus (gullet). The most common symptoms are:
- Chest pain
- Choking or wheezing
If non-surgical treatments haven’t worked, you may be recommended surgery to ease your symptoms and improve your quality of life.
The type of surgery you have will depend on the causes and severity of your reflux. Gastroesophageal reflux surgery is explained further here.
Private Hernia Surgery in Aberdeen
Hernias are a very common complaint, especially among men. We offer the following types of hernia surgery:
Although some people find they don’t have significant symptoms, hernias in adults won’t heal on their own. Most people with hernias will need surgery at some point.
Other private general surgery procedures we offer at BMI Albyn Hospital include:
Accessing private healthcare is easy, whether you choose to pay directly or use private medical insurance.
If you are paying for yourself, we can usually offer an upfront cost which you can then choose to pay in full or access one of our easy payment options.
If you have insurance, we can arrange direct settlement with your insurance provider, although you should check in advance to see if your treatment is covered. For more information, visit our private medical insurance page.