Haemorrhoidectomy​

A haemorrhoidectomy​ surgery is a procedure to remove haemorrhoids.

Who is suitable for a haemorrhoidectomy​?

Patients who decide to undergo a haemorrhoidectomy​ usually do so because alternative treatment have not worked. These could vary from ointments, suppositories, or any procedures to shrink enlarged haemorrhoids. 

What does a haemorrhoidectomy​ involve? ​ 

Haemorrhoidectomy​ surgery is performed under general anaesthetic and usually takes approximately 45 minutes. 

 Your surgeon will gently open your bottom using a retractor to have a look at the haemorrhoids. A medical device called a diathermy is then used to remove the haemorrhoidal tissue and any anal skin tags.  

What can you do to prepare for a haemorrhoidectomy​?

Before your procedure, your surgeon will discuss with you any preparations you’d need to make, as each patient case is different. 

What is the recovery period?  

The recovery period will depend on multiple factors, such as your age, fitness level and the procedure. Our dedicated recovery team of specialist nurses and physiotherapists will work with you closely after your operation to make sure you recover as quickly as possible.  

Self-pay package

As well as working with all major insurance companies, we also welcome patients who wish to pay for themselves.

Below is an outline of our self-pay hospital package which includes tests, hospital stay and procedure. Please note: it does not include consultant fees, which may vary.   

Hospital package from £2,515 (daycase), £3,175 (1 night), £4,155 (2 night)

Indicative consultant fees from £350 

Our daycase hospital package includes: 

  • Standard pre-admission tests, including electrocardiogram (ECG) and chest X-ray 
  • Light meals 
  • Nursing 
  • Ward medications and dressings 
  • Theatre procedure and anaesthetics 
  • Inpatient physiotherapy, pathology, occupational therapy, surgical stockings and crutches 
  • Post-op and discharge medication 
  • Overnight accommodation in a private en-suite room is provided if required, at an increased package price 
  • Consultant consultation fee  
  • Consultant procedure fee  
  • Non-standard diagnostic and histology tests 
  • Any additional costs not specified in the package inclusions  

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