Open hernia surgery

As well as laparoscopic hernia surgery, the team at Hadley Wood Hospitals are also specialists in open hernia surgery.

Do I need open hernia surgery?

In some cases, open surgery may be a more suitable option for repairing a hernia due to a number of factors, including the level of repair needed as well as your age and general health.

What does the surgery involve?

Open surgery involves making a larger single incision. It can often be carried out with just local anaesthetic (which means you’re awake during the procedure but the area will be fully numbed so you won’t feel anything), or may also be performed under general anaesthetic.

Open surgery generally has a slightly longer recovery time than keyhole surgery and you may need to stay in hospital for an additional night. You’ll then need to take it easy at home before returning to work and gradually resuming your regular daily routine.

Pricing

For further information and to discuss pricing and payment options, please contact our enquiries team on 020 7317 7751 or rf-tr.privateenquiries@nhs.net

Primary Repair of Femoral Hernia (T2200) – The guide package price for this procedure is £1,900
Primary Repair of Inguinal Hernia – Unilateral (T2000) – The guide package price for this procedure is £1,900
Primary Repair of Inguinal Hernia – Bilateral (T2010) – The guide package price for this procedure is £2,900
Repair of Recurrent Inguinal Hernia – Unilateral (T2100) – The guide package price for this procedure is £2,250
Repair of Recurrent Inguinal Hernia – Bilateral (T2110) – The guide package price for this procedure is £3,150
Repair of Recurrent Femoral Hernia (T2300) – The guide package price for this procedure is £2,250

*Fixed price packages are inclusive of hospital, consultant and anaesthetist fees. Some consultants may charge more than allowed for in the package, if this is the case you will be informed of the excess before committing to the treatment. 

*At your initial consultation, your consultant may consider your treatment to be outside of the clinical criteria for the package price, at which point a specific quotation will be offered.

*Fixed price packages exclude the initial consultation fee and outpatient diagnostic fees.

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