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General surgery in Bath

At Bath Clinic in Somerset, we provide general surgery, a wide-ranging area of medicine focusing on many parts of the body, but with special interest in the abdomen area and vascular procedures, to patients based in Bath, Bristol and Wiltshire.

At Bath Clinic in Somerset, we provide general surgery, a wide-ranging area of medicine focusing on many parts of the body, but with special interest in the abdomen area and vascular procedures, to patients based in Bath, Bristol and Wiltshire.

Bath Clinic does not have paediatric facilities, therefore we cannot accept any appointments for those under 18 years of age – thank you for your understanding.

Private General Surgery in Bath

The private general surgeons at Bath Clinic have an extensive set of skills and knowledge because they have to carry a large number of elective surgeries.

These include:

Private Hernia Repair in Bath

A hernia occurs when internal tissue or organs protrude through the walls that contain them. While there are different types of hernia, most are not serious but they may cause discomfort and pain. 

Hernia repair surgery will usually be considered as an option if a hernia is causing recurring pain or if it leads to any other complications. The procedure carried out corrects the lump by pushing it back into place and then strengthening the area. Depending on the location and type of hernia, our general surgeons will discuss the potential options for treatment with you. Most procedures can be done as a day case which means that you are able to go home the same day.  

To find out more about the different type of hernias and how we can treat them visit our dedicated hernia information centre

Private Gallbladder Removal in Bath

Surgery to remove the gallbladder may be recommended if you are suffering from painful gallstones or gallbladder disease.

Also referred to as cholecystectomy, this is a common procedure and will often be conducted using keyhole surgery, where several small incisions are made in order to be able to remove the gallbladder.

Private Colonoscopy in Bath

Our experienced general surgeons will usually conduct a colonoscopy to examine the inside of the colon so that they may determine any issues with the large intestine.

A thin and flexible tube with a camera called colonoscope will be used, , that passes through the anus and into the large intestine.

The procedure may be used to examine inflammatory bowel disease, polyps or suspected cancerous growths.

Private Vascular Surgery in Bath

Vascular surgery deals with treating diseases of the arteries and veins. This is caused by a thickening of the artery wall, leading to a hardening of the arteries and a lack of blood supply, commonly to the heart, brains or legs.

Varicose vein removal is a type of vascular surgery designed to remove the whole vein.

Left untreated, varicose veins can often become unsightly and also prevent the healthy flow of blood.

Private Haemorrhoid Surgery in Bath

Haemorrhoids, sometimes referred to as piles, are swelling blood vessels found either inside or outside the anus. There are a wide range of causes, from straining and obesity to pregnancy or constipation.

Haemorrhoid surgery will stretch the anus muscle so that the piles can be surgically removed with the end goal of removing all the discomfort, pain and bleeding associated with haemorrhoids.

Private Endocrinology in Bath

Endocrinology is usually concerned with disturbances in adult hormone glands. Our consultants can help you manage diabetes or an endocrine disorder, to ensure you receive the best possible treatment in a timely manner.

This includes making a diagnosis, driving an investigation and supporting a personalised treatment for all endocrine disorders.

Private Nail Avulsion Surgery in Bath

Nail surgery will either consist of part of the nail, referred to as partial nail avulsion, or the whole nail, referred to as total nail avulsion.

Our experienced general surgeons at Bath Clinic will explain why they think nail surgery is necessary, after having identified the cause.

Common causes include an ingrown toenail, or thick nails that are causing pain and pressure in the shoe.

Browse our wide-range of private general surgery treatments.

Our consultant general surgeons can help diagnose, treat or manage your symptoms in order to improve your quality of life.

We offer fast, direct and convenient appointments where the consultant can decide the best route for you and develop a tailor made treatment package.

Payment Options

Accessing private healthcare is easy, whether you choose to pay directly or use private medical insurance.

If you are paying for yourself, we can usually offer an upfront cost which you can then choose to pay in full or access one of our easy payment options.

If you have insurance, we can arrange direct settlement with your insurance provider, although you should check in advance to see if your treatment is covered. For more information, visit our private medical insurance page.

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