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BMI The Blackheath Hospital

BMI The Blackheath Hospital offers private treatments and services for those who live in Greenwich, Lewisham and Bexley.

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Some of the main private treatments offered at BMI The Blackheath Hospital in Greenwich include:

At BMI The Blackheath Hospital we have access to modern equipment and private facilities for patients in Greenwich, Lewisham and Bexley.

On arrival at BMI The Blackheath Hospital you will be welcomed by our friendly reception staff. A member of the porter team will take you to your room and explain all of the room facilities to you. We provide a variety of services to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Your care and comfort, together with peace of mind, are our priority. 

We admit patients for a wide range of medical and surgical procedures. All patients are admitted 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. 

Our outpatient facilities are located in our Outpatient Centre in the heart of Blackheath Village. This building contains dedicated consulting rooms and physiotherapy services.

The main hospital has 60 beds, with all rooms offering the privacy and comfort of en-suite facilities, satellite TV and telephone.

The excellent facilities include an imaging department and a high dependency unit, which is fully staffed and operational on a 24/7 basis ensuring patients receive the best care possible. The hospital has three main theatres, one minor treatment room and a dedicated Endoscopy Suite.

Over the years BMI The Blackheath Hospital has received significant investment to expand and upgrade the facility including the opening of the outpatient facility. 

The hospital offers a wide variety of culinary choice from an à la carte menu and all dietary preferences are catered for. 

Visiting hours are flexible and visitors can also enjoy meals in the patient's room.

Department Contact Number
Physiotherapy 020 8297 4590
Imaging 020 8463 1726

Our latest Patient Satisfaction scores*

  • 97.9% of patients said they were likely or extremely likely to recommend us to their friends and family
  • 97.6% of patients said the quality of their care was very good, or excellent
  • 95% 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 The Blackheath Hospital received 2,873 long form patient questionnaires.

The Blackheath Hospital is a 68 bed acute general hospital situated across two sites in the heart of Blackheath village and is easily accessible from London or the South East.

The main hospital offers the privacy and comfort of en-suite facilities, satellite TV and telephone. The hospital has 3 theatres, an endoscopy suite with minor theatre and a pharmacy department. The hospital also has an imaging suite with a 1.5t MRI scanner and 64 slice CT scanner.

There is a separate Outpatient Centre located in the heart of Blackheath Village, just 5 minutes walk from the main hospital. This contains twenty spacious consulting rooms, 2 minor treatment rooms, radiology, physiotherapy, phlebotomy and health screening departments.

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.

Medication prescribed for NHS patients receiving treatment or consultations at BMI Blackheath 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 foot & ankle
  • Adult gynaecology
  • Adult hernia repair
  • Adult knee
  • Adult lumps and bumps
  • Adult large intestine
  • Adult cataract
  • Adult hip
  • Adult general urology
  • Adult gastroscopy
  • Adult surgery for prolapsed intervetebral disc
  • Adult pain management
  • Adult shoulder & elbow
  • Adult vasectomy
  • Adult urology (male and female urology, including prostate surgery)

Discover our fixed price packages which include an initial consultation, treatment and aftercare.

How to get to us and find the hospital

BMI The Blackheath Hospital is situated across the two sites situated 400 metres apart in Blackheath village and can be approached via the M25, A20 and A2. The hospital offers private treatments and services to patients based in Greenwich, Lewisham and Bexley.

The Outpatients centre is located in the heart of Blackheath village and is next door to Blackheath train station. The main hospital is just a few minutes walk from the outpatients centre.

Find us on Google Maps

The Blackheath Hospital can be approached via the M25, A20 and A2.

After leaving the A2 at the Sun in the Sands round-a-bout, take the first exit, through the first set of traffic lights, then turn left at the second set of traffic lights, continue straight until you reach a mini round-a-bout.

At the mini round-a-bout continue straight onto Montpelier Row, bear left into Blackheath village, continue through Blackheath village. The Outpatients centre is on the right-hand side shortly after Blackheath train station.

To continue to the main hospital take the third exit at the next mini round-a-bout onto Lee Terrace, continue for approximately 100 yards, and then turn left into the Blackheath Hospital car park.

Parking

There is limited parking at both sites. There are public car parks at Blackheath station and behind Blackheath library.

There are frequent trains running approximately every 15 20 minutes in and out of Blackheath station. Blackheath station is on the South Eastern line.

Both the main hospital and the Outpatients centre are a few minutes walk from Blackheath station.

There are direct train services to Blackheath from London Bridge (12 mins), London Victoria, Charing Cross and Cannon Street, and in the opposite direction out to South East London and Kent.

The following buses services to the Outpatients centre in Blackheath village:89, 53, 202, 380, 386.

Alternatively buses 108 and 54 stop directly outside the main hospital on Lee Terrace.

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Ways to pay

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Pay for yourself with our fixed price packages. This includes your pre-assessment, treatment, follow-ups and 6 months' aftercare

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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 the BMI card and spread the cost over 12 months, interest-free (terms and conditions apply)

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Specialists At BMI The Blackheath Hospital

Mr Abhinav Gulihar

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS, MRCS, MSc, MD, FRCS (orth)

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Dr Gautam Kulkarni

Consultant Paediatrician

MBBS, MD, DNB, MRCPCH

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Mr Adel Tavakkolizadeh

Consultant Orthopaedic & Upper Limb Surgeon

MB BS MRCS MSc FRCS (Tr & Orth)

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Mr Venu Kavarthapu

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

1993 MBBS, Guntur Medical College, India 1998 FRCS Edinburgh 2004 FRCS (Tr&Orth) Intercollegiate

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Dr Rajesh Gabani

Consultant Paediatrician

MBBS, MD (Paediatrics), PGCWbMedEd, FRCPCH

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Mr Zameer Shah

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS, MRCS, DipSpMed, DipOrth, FRCS, MBA

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