BMI Healthcare Stomach Surgery

BMI Healthcare Stomach Surgery

In recent years stomach surgery has become one of the most commonly carried out procedures in the UK; the rise in the number of stomach surgery procedures has a lot to do with the ever increasing obesity problem. Obesity is a big problem in UK adults and brings many more problems than just weight; obesity also affects general health and mental health as-well increasing the chances of premature death. People in the UK that are classed as morbidly obese are eligible for treatment by means of surgery. BMI Healthcare are the UK’s number private hospital group and are a leading organisation for the treatment of obesity.

BMI Healthcare

BMI Healthcare stomach surgery procedures are widely regarded as the best in the UK; they are the largest independent provider of private health care in the UK and have over 70 hospitals and clinics throughout the British Isles. Many local communities up and down the UK can take advantage of the first class care and level of service that BMI Healthcare provide and each of their excellent medical and surgical facilities is supported by a range of modern equipment and first class nursing.

There are over 1.25 million visitors to the hospital each year on both an inpatient and out-patient basis and BMI are able to offer more major and complex surgical procedures than any of their independent rivals.

Patients undergoing BMI Healthcare stomach surgery are able to rely on 24 hour patient support and fully qualified nursing throughout their time in hospital.

Weight loss procedures

BMI Healthcare stomach surgery procedures are able to provide treatment for anyone that has tried to lose weight through the traditional methods without success. There are number of different operating methods that can be applied to patients and the best one for each individual patient will be decided in a consultation between patient and surgeon. Treatments include:

  • Gastric banding surgery
  • Gastric bypass surgery
  • Gastric balloon surgery
  • Gastric sleeve (sleeve gastrectomy)
  • Gastroesophageal reflux surgery (anti-reflux surgery)
  • The abiliti system
  • Primary obesity surgery endoluminal (POSE)

Each surgical procedure is only one part of a larger process and BMI Healthcare aim to offer a fully comprehensive aftercare programme. The programme set in place aims to give the patient the best possible care so that long term weight loss can be maintained and a healthy life can be led. The best level of service from a high standard bariatric team will provide on-going support before, during and after the surgery.

Prices of surgery

The prices of BMI Healthcare stomach surgery are competitive and are fixed with no hidden costs to be added. The price of surgery will differ depending on the type of surgery given and on the weight of the patient, prices are:

  • Gastric band- BMI under 50- £6,850 BMI over 50- £7,850
  • Gastric bypass- BMI under 50- £10,950 BMI over 50-£11,950
  • Sleeve gastrectomy- BMI under 50- £9,950 BMI over 50- £10,950
  • Intra-gastric balloon-BMI under 50- £3,950

All operations can be paid for using finance or the BMI card which is a medical credit card.