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BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital

BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital offers treatments and services for those who live in Guildford, Surrey and further afield.

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Our hospitals remain open and treating patients. We're working hard to keep our services up and running and have added additional safety measures and checks to help protect our patients and staff. You can continue to book new consultations with us, and please assume existing appointments are going ahead unless you hear from us otherwise.

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At Mount Alvernia Hospital we admit patients for a wide range of medical and surgical procedures. All patients are admitted to Mount Alvernia under the care of a Consultant Surgeon or Physician of their choice. The hospital is able to draw on the expertise of these experienced consultants who chose to bring their practice to the hospital.

The hospital has 11 consulting rooms and three modern well-equipped operating theatres. The newly installed specialised Stryker theatre is designed to be ergonomic in order to create the optimal operating environment, and can be quickly transitioned to accommodate open as well as minimally invasive procedures. Equipment is ceiling mounted, providing improved efficiency and ergonomics. Images are displayed on multi-function HD flat screen monitors also capable of showing CTs, DVDs or USBs. The theatre is also the first of its kind in Europe to use new shadow-less lamps.

The Imaging department offers the latest in imaging technology with a 128 slice CT scanner and 1.5 Tesla MRI Scanner, both among the most modern equipment available. As well as general X-ray, MRI and CT scanning, the hospital has ultrasound and osteoporosis screening.

The hospital has a well established cardiology department with experienced staff whose comprehensive list of diagnostic tests include: resting and stress electrocardiograms, echocardiograms, carotid artery ultrasound scanning and pharmacological stress testing for those patients who cannot exercise on a treadmill.

The physiotherapy department offers a comprehensive inpatient and outpatient service. The department is staffed by a team of Chartered Physiotherapists and has a spacious, fully equipped exercise area and five private treatment rooms. In addition to general physiotherapy treatments we offer a number of specialised services including sports injury - with computerised muscle testing, acupuncture, back and neck care, Women's Health including bladder dysfunction, domiciliary physiotherapy and occupational therapy.

The hospital also has a new and dedicated ambulatory care unit. The spacious suite offers excellent facilities and includes two endoscopy/minor operations rooms, a six bay recovery area, a dedicated reception and waiting room, a consulting room and a gynaecology and urology minor procedures room.

The purpose built Pharmacy department has a large clinical area for the six strong team of Pharmacists and Technicians to carry out their duties. The hospital also has a dedicated on site Pathology department offering fast, reliable on-site diagnosis for a wide range of pathology investigations. Test results are available to the referring Consultant or GP on the same day by fax, e-mail or courier.

The main patient waiting area has a café serving hot and cold drinks and snacks. Books, newspapers and magazines are also available for patients waiting to see their consultant.

These facilities combined with the latest in technology and on-site support services, enable our consultants to undertake a wide range of investigations and operations. Consultants have the support of caring and highly trained nursing and allied healthcare professionals as well as access to some of the latest technology and equipment. With a team of resident medical officers available 24hours a day, the hospital provides an ideal environment for excellent clinical care and patient recovery.

Department Contact Number
Physiotherapy 01483 442746
Imaging 01483 442721

Our latest Patient Satisfaction scores*

  • 97.8% of patients said they were likely or extremely likely to recommend us to their friends and family
  • 98.2% of patients said the quality of their care was very good, or excellent
  • 98% of patients said their expectations were met or exceeded

We are proud of our patient care and work hard to make each patient's time with us as pleasant as possible. Our patient satisfaction survey is an important indicator of how well we achieve this and we monitor the results very closely.

*During the period of January to December 2020, BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital received 1,135 long form patient questionnaires.

Mount Alvernia Hospital in Guildford, Surrey is part of BMI Healthcare, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with 59 hospitals nationwide performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. Our commitment is to quality and value, providing facilities for advanced surgical procedures together with friendly, professional care.

Mount Alvernia Hospital has 76 beds and in order to make your hospital stay as comfortable as possible, all rooms are furnished to a high standard, each with its own telephone, television, radio and en-suite bathroom. Business facilities are available upon request.

These facilities combined with the latest in technology and on-site support services, enable our consultants to undertake a wide range of procedures from routine investigations to complex surgery.

This expertise is supported by caring and professional medical staff, with dedicated nursing teams and Resident Medical Officers on duty 24 hours a day, providing care within a friendly and comfortable environment.

Medication prescribed for NHS patients receiving treatment or consultations at BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital will reflect the medicines included within the Local Health Economy formulary. For details of the formulary content please click here which directly connects to the document. BMI Healthcare sincerely thank the Pharmacy team for their permission to use this reference.

To find out more about NHS Choose & Book programme please speak to your GP or contact the NHS Telephone Appointments Line on 0345 608 8888 with your Unique Booking Reference Number (UBRN), which is given to you by your GP.

NHS Choose & Book Clinics

  • Adult gynaecology
  • Adult hernia repair
  • Adult knee
  • Adult lumps and bumps
  • Adult large intestine
  • Adult lower genital tract major
  • Adult general ENT
  • Adult hip
  • Adult hand & wrist
  • Adult gastroscopy
  • Adult pain management
  • Adult cholecystectomy
  • Adult shoulder & elbow

Discover our fixed price packages which include information about the cost of surgery (if applicable), your initial consultation, treatment and aftercare. an initial consultation, treatment and aftercare.

Specialists at BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital

Mr Christopher Skilbeck

Consultant ENT Surgeon


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Dr Aye Seint Naing

Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology

MBBS, FRCP, Specialty certificate in Diabetes and Endocrinology (2012), CCT in Diabetes and Endocrinology (2016)

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Mr Sean Hughes

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBs, MSc (Orth Eng), FRCS (Tr&Orth)

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Mrs Jagdeep Singh

Consultant Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgeon

MBBS, MA (Oxon), MD, FRCS, FEBS (Breast Surgery)

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Mr Oliver Templeton-Ward

Orthopaedic Consultant

FRCS (Orth), BMBS, BMedSci, PG cert (meded)

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Dr Zarrin Shaikh

Consultant Cardiologist

BMBS, BMedSci (Hons), MRCP (UK), PhD

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How to get to us and find the hospital

BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital is located close to Guildford town centre and is well served by road access. The hospital is close to the A3, M25 and M3 and is easily accessible and convenient for both Gatwick and Heathrow airports.

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From M25 London Orbital Exit the Motorway at junction 10 (signed to London S.W./Guildford/Kingston) and follow the A3 (S). Leave the A3 at the Burpham Exit and join the A3100 (London Road). Follow the A3100 over 5 roundabouts. At the next traffic lights turn left into Waterden Road and cross Epsom Road into Harvey Road. The hospital can be found on the left at the top of Harvey Road.

From A3 Northbound Portsmouth Follow the A3 until the Guildford (A322) Exit. At the roundabout take the second exit (A25). Remain on the A25 and at the third traffic lights turn right into Stoke Road sign posted to Guildford College. Remain on Stoke Road over one roundabout and at the second set of traffic lights turn left into York Road. Go straight through the next two traffic lights, first onto Waterden Road, then onto Harvey Road.

Please note there is limited* on-site parking at the hospital. Additional public car parks are available in Sydenham Road and Bright Hill (3hrs max). There are also pay and display roadside parking bays outside the hospital, and all-day parking available at London Road Station and York Road.

*Parking can be especially limited on Mondays when our Mobile CT scanner lorry is on site. Patients are asked to make alternative arrangements where possible and are reminded to ensure they leave adequate arrival time when the Hospital is busy.

Guildford Station and London Road Station are on the main London Waterloo Line. Taxis are available outside both stations. For further information, call the National Railway Information Line on 0345 48 49 50.

Ways to pay

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Pay for yourself

Pay for yourself with our fixed price packages. This includes your pre-assessment, treatment, follow-ups and six months of aftercare.

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Pay with health insurance

We are widely recognised by health insurers. Ask your insurer about your cover and for an insurer pre-authorisation code.

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Pay for yourself with monthly repayments spread over 12 months, interest-free (terms and conditions apply)

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