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Albyn Hospital

Albyn Hospital offers private treatment and services to those living in the North of Scotland.

Albyn Hospital is part of Circle Health Group, a leading provider of healthcare services throughout the UK. Located in the west end of Aberdeen, Albyn Hospital is the only independent hospital serving Aberdeen/shire and the North of Scotland.

Our facilities combined with the latest onsite imaging and diagnostic technology enables our consultants to undertake a wide range of procedures ranging from routine investigations to complex surgery. Some of the main private treatments offered at Albyn Hospital include Orthopaedic Surgery, Eye Surgery, One Stop Breast Clinic Service, Gynaecology, General Surgery and Gastroenterology.

This specialist expertise is supported by an experienced multi-disciplinary team of professionals, with dedicated private nursing teams and Resident Medical Officers on duty 24 hours a day, providing care within a friendly and comfortable environment.

Patients can access our services through private medical insurance or by self-paying. We accept referrals from GPs, Optometrists, Physiotherapists and other Consultants.

  • 15 consulting rooms, minor operations and treatment room
  • 28 private rooms with en-suite facilities, a nurse call system, TV and free WiFi
  • 3 operating theatres, two with laminar flow ultra clean air system
  • One-stop breast clinic service
  • Endoscopy suite with  bowel screening service
  • Imaging department including CT and cardiac CT, MRI, X-ray, ultrasound, full field digital mammography and interventional/screening procedures
  • Physiotherapy services with 6 private treatment rooms, gym area and a Pilates room.
  • Health Services which include private GP consultations, health assessments, private medicals including OGUK, travel clinic and woman's health
  • Psychiatry and clinical psychology
  • Additional support services available on site include a laboratory, pharmacy and audiology service


Department Contact Number
General Enquiries 01224 595993
Outpatient Appointments 01224 577400
Physiotherapy & Health services 01224 577406
Imaging 01224 577412

Our latest Patient Satisfaction scores*

  • 98.0% of patients said their overall experience of our service was good or very good 
  • 97.8% of patients said the quality of their care was very good, or excellent
  • 97.7% of patients said their overall experience of nursing care was very good or excellent

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 2021, The Albyn Hospital received 1,473 completed Inpatient/Day Case patient surveys.

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Specialists at Albyn Hospital

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Mr David F Lawrie

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MB ChB FRCSEd (Tr and Orth)

Albyn Hospital

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Mr Bassam Alkari

Consultant HPB, General and Laparoscopic Surgeon

MD, FRCS Ed (Gen Surgery), FRCS (HPB)

Albyn Hospital

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Dr Taban Jaff

Consultant Dermatologist

Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dermatology -Queen Mary University of London. Certificate in Aesthetic Medicine - American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine. M.B.Ch.B University of Sulaimany – Iraq

Albyn Hospital

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Mr David E Boddie

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MB ChB FRCSEd (Tr & Orth)

Albyn Hospital

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Mr Vijay Hegde

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Cataract and Vitreoretinal Surgeon


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How to get to us and find the hospital

Travelling from any direction head for City Centre (Union Street). Travel to the west end of Union Street and continue up Albyn Place. The hospital is located on the left-hand side of Albyn Place.

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Aberdeen is easily accessed by road from the North (A96), West (A93) and South (A90).

Trains run from Inverness, Glasgow, Edinburgh and England (inc. sleepers).

Domestic: regular flights from all major UK airports including direct flights from Orkney, Shetland and Wick. 

International: direct flights from Norway, Holland and France. Sea - Ferries to Aberdeen from Orkney and Shetland.


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